Boston
May 8-11, 2017

Event Details


Hands-On Lab: Octavia

In this interactive workshop, memebers of the Octavia team will walk attendees through the installation and configuration of Octavia, the Open Stack LoadBalancer, on a prepared virtual machine in the cloud. Attendees will leave with an understanding of the various components of Octavia, how to configure and tune the controller and the amphora, and with some troubleshooting tips.

Attendees will learn: 

  • Octavia Architecture 101
  • How to Install and Configure Octavia
  • How to perform day to day Octavia operations tasks
  • End user usage of the API, CLI and Horizon UI
  • Tips and Tricks for using Octavia
  • Contributing to Octavia 101

Please note:  session attendance does have a maximum capacity.  All admittance will be on a first come, first served basis.  Thank you for your understanding.   


What can I expect to learn?
  • Octavia Architecture 101
  • How to Install and Configure Octavia
  • How to perform day to day Octavia operations tasks
  • End user usage of the API, CLI and Horizon UI
  • Tips and Tricks for using Octavia
  • Contributing to Octavia 101
Monday, May 8, 2:00pm-3:30pm
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
myself, Hobbyist
German Eichberger is a Software Engineer with Rackspace and a core reviewer on OpenStack Octavia and Neutron FWaaS. Most recently he has been involved in Rackspace's new Managed Kubernetes offering. He earned a Master in Computer Science from University of Karlsruhe. His interests are Cloud, SDN, and Microservices. FULL PROFILE
GoDaddy, Software Engineer
Adam is a founding member and core reviewer for OpenStack Octavia, and has been involved with LBaaS in OpenStack for almost three years. He is passionate about computers, home automation, cars, food, travel, and the Oxford comma. FULL PROFILE