Vancouver, BC
May 21-24, 2018

Event Details


OpenStack Designate - Best Operational Practices for running your DNS Service

Did you know Designate was designed to provide a solid, Highly Availible, DNS Zone and Record management system for OpenStack users?

In this talk the speaker will cover the following:

  • How the Designate components fit together
  • How to deploy Designate in a HA configuration
  • How to deploy Designate in a secure configuration
  • How to ensure you have a good Disaster Recovery option setup and running for Designate
  • What Server Pools are, and how they can be used
  • How you can deploy a globally distributed Designate data plane
  • How Designate allows secure end user mangement of Reverse DNS for Floating IPs

All of the above will be demonstrated on a running system, and examples for configuration of the system examained.

Graham Hayes is the PTL for the Designate project, and has run production Designate installs in Public Clouds, and packaged Designate for use in on premises private / hybrid clouds.


What can I expect to learn?
  • How the Designate components fit together
  • How to install Designate in a HA configuration
  • How to deploy Designate in a secure configuration
  • How to ensure you have a good Disaster Recovery option setup and running for Designate
  • What Server Pools are, and how they can be used
  • How you can deploy a globally distributed Designate data plane
  • How Designate allows secure end user mangement of Reverse DNS for Floating IPs
Thursday, May 24, 5:30pm-6:10pm
Level: Intermediate
Verizon Cloud Platform VCP - Verizon Wireless, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff
Graham is the PTL of Designate. Graham worked previously as part of the DNSaaS team in HP Helion, and the DNSaaS team in HP Public Cloud before that. As part of this team he was responsible for operating a publicly accessible deployment of Designate, while working on new features for Designate, and developing a Designate in a box product for private cloud use. Graham then worked on the... FULL PROFILE