Vancouver, BC
May 21-24, 2018

Event Details

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Leveraging Your OpenStack Troubleshooting Tool Box

In this session, attendees will learn how to troubleshoot an OpenStack cloud environment.  Content will focus on the core OpenStack services: Glance, Cinder, Nova, Neutron, Swift, and Keystone.  Five major areas of troubleshooting will be covered.

1)            Enabling debug and use the CLI commands to trace API requests.

2)            Using external tools such as ip netns, nc, wget, curl, strace, and tcpdump.

3)            Examining the different databases used by the OpenStack core services.

4)            Navigating the multitude of log files related to a given OpenStack operation.

5)            Discussing ways to become more proficient with troubleshooting an OpenStack cloud.

All attendees should bring a laptop to participate in the session.

What can I expect to learn?

Attendees will learn tips and tricks for troubleshooting an OpenStack cloud.  In addition to providing a methodology and framework to use, they will see real world examples.  This session will not just cover tools but also provide information about all of the free resources available to cloud administrators.   

Wednesday, May 23, 9:00am-10:30am (4:00pm - 5:30pm UTC)
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Master Software Engineer
Keith Berger is a Master Software Engineer at SUSE. He has been doing enterprise software support for more than 22 years. He is a results oriented, well-organized, and respected engineer with exceptional troubleshooting, problem solving, and teaching skills. He continually demonstrates an excellent ability to quickly grasp complex systems and resolve critical software and hardware issues. His... FULL PROFILE
Senior Software Engineer
Nicolas worked for more than a decade as a staff scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory investigating HPC algorithms and implementations for quantum chemical computations. Now he works as a software engineer at Canonical on infrastructure software such as OpenStack. FULL PROFILE