November 6-8, 2017

Event Details

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Battle scars from OpenStack private cloud deployments

We are taking several enterprise customers through a cloud journey in transforming to software defined data centers that run OpenStack. As we embark on these journeys, there is common paradigm of considerations that typically have to be dealt with for OpenStack private clouds:

  • Automation considerations for deployment – including bare-metal provisioning, infrastructure as code 
  • Integration considerations with existing IT service management (ITSM) toolset – including integrating OpenStack clouds with enterprise grade asset management, configuration management, operations monitoring, ticketing systems
  • Application & Platform as a Service(PaaS) considerations – including migrating traditional applications to cloud native architectures, automating recovery

As part of this session we will share some of  battle scars in deploying OpenStack private clouds. This session will be co-presented by DXC and American Airlines.

What can I expect to learn?

There are several enterprise customers that are still on the fence with respect to deploying production workloads on OpenStack. The lessons learnt that we will present will serve as a template for solving some of the common challenges.  Each of these has been put together based on experience gained from customer deployments that have been architected and led by the presenters. For OpenStack to be successful long term, we need increased adoption in the enterprise and private cloud space. By sharing the lessons learnt and the successes from this space, the presenters hope to help with the evangelization.

Tuesday, November 7, 9:00am-9:40am (10:00pm - 10:40pm UTC)
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Global lead  - Cloud Operations - DXC Evangelist and architect for large lighthouse customers embarking on cloud journey to setup OpenStack private clouds Previous role : Engineering manger for teams in HP public Cloud that created automation to operate OpenStack at scale .  Delivered an entire operational... FULL PROFILE
APJ Cloud & Data Centre Services Leader at HP Ente
Rick Mathot APJ Cloud & Data Centre Services Leader at HP Enterprise Services FULL PROFILE
Sr. Manager - American Airlines
Enabling enterprise with Public & Private Cloud platforms and assisting in “delivery transformation”. Current responsibilities include enterprise infrastructure service management, architecture & implementation. Outside of various leadership roles, previous experience includes middleware engineering, application architecture & development.   FULL PROFILE