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Setting up an edge cloud in six commands

Join the Canonical team to explore MicroStack. See how you can set up an edge cloud in six commands!

The edge computing paradigm is becoming more and more popular, as the number of cloud workloads grows. While the most critical workloads continue running in the core, the less critical ones and those with strict requirements with regards to the latency and throughput are now being adopted in the edge. This means that instead of a small number of huge environments we are going to see a huge number of small environments during the following years.

But how do we scale out those clouds? Depending on the size of your organisation, there may be hundreds of them. Let's say there are five hundred edge clouds to be deployed in one year. This translates to almost two clouds per business day. How can one handle such a huge operational load?

During this presentation, we will demonstrate how can you quickly set up an OpenStack-based cloud by executing just six terminal commands. We will use MicroStack for this purpose. MicroStack is OpenStack in a snap, developed and maintained by Canonical. Apart from the edge use case, it is also perfectly suitable for laptop-based installations, development and CICD.

Tuesday, November 5, 10:30am-10:50am (2:30am - 2:50am UTC)
Difficulty Level: Beginner
As a Product Manager at Canonical, Tytus drives the evolution of Canonical’s products and services in the cloud infrastructure space. His primary area of interest is OpenStack – the world's most popular open-source cloud platform. He's been involved in the OpenStack community since the Icehouse release, an active contributor to upstream projects like Sunbeam, OpenStack Charms, and... FULL PROFILE
OpenStack Engineering Mgr
As the Engineering Manager at Canonical, Ryan leads a global team of open-source software developers who focus on delivering upgradable, supportable distribution methodologies and lifecycle automation tooling surrounding OpenStack, Ceph, and other open-source software infrastructure projects.  He and his team produce and maintain the Ubuntu Cloud Archive, one of the long-standing primary... FULL PROFILE