May 8-11, 2017

Event Details

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The Ceph Power Show: Hands-On Lab with Ceph: Episode 2 - 'The Jewel Story'

Join our Ceph architects and experts for this guided hands-on lab with Red Hat Ceph Storage. In this session, you will get an expert introduction to Ceph concepts and features, followed by a series of live interactive and hands-on modules

Module 1 : Introduction to OpenStack Storage and Ceph
Module 2 : Understanding why Ceph is now a big deal for OpenStack
Module 3 : Setting up RHCS cluster
Module 4 : Setting up Replicated and Erasure Coded storage pools
Module 5 : Accessing Ceph cluster via Block Storage interface
Module 6 : Accessing Ceph cluster via Object Storage interface
Module 7 : Scaling up a Ceph cluster

This lab is perfect for users of all skills, from beginners looking for an introduction to experienced users who want to drill the experts and explore advanced features related to OpenStack storage. Lab modules are designed for an adaptable pace and to allow free-form work in a sizable lab hosted in the clouds.


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?

By the end of this session attendees will :

  • Have better understanding of Ceph architecture and concepts
  • Hand-on with latest and the greatest RHCS release
  • know how Ceph is one-stop shop for all your OpenStack storage needs
  • Have confidence in installing, setting up and provisioning Ceph in your environment
  • Get experience working with Ceph Block, Object and File storage interfaces
Tuesday, May 9, 11:15am-12:45pm (3:15pm - 4:45pm UTC)
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Senior Storage Architect, Red Hat
Karan Singh is working as Senior Architect at Red Hat based in Germany. At Red Hat his responsibilities include designing, implementing and performance testing around Openstack, Ceph use cases like Data lake, NVF and edge computing. He is deeply involved in OpenStack & Ceph performance evaluation across wide range workloads and industry standard hardware from different... FULL PROFILE
Technical Marketing Manager
Daniel is the Technical Marketing Manager for Storage Products in Red Hat. Previously he worked as Senior Solution Architect in Red Hat and before that as PreSales Consultant at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, earning deep expertise in the field of solution design of analytics solutions, performance tuning of databases, virtualization and container platforms, various storage hardware and... FULL PROFILE
Director Storage Solution Architectures, Red Hat
Brent Compton is Director Storage Solution Architectures at Red Hat, leading the team responsible for building Ceph and Gluster storage reference architectures with Red Hat Storage partners.  Before Red Hat, Brent was responsible for emerging non-volatile memory software technologies at Fusion-io.  Previous enterprise software leadership roles include VP Product Management at... FULL PROFILE