Vancouver, BC
May 21-24, 2018

Event Details

Akraino half-day workshop (RSVP Required)

The Akraino Edge Stack is a new Linux Foundation open source project. Akriano aims to expand the development of next-generation zero-touch edge cloud infrastructure for carrier and enterprise networks; the audience is operators, service integrators, application developers, cloud providers and edge application users. OpenStack is one of the building blocks in the Akraino Stack. Participants will gain an understanding of the Akraino project, the seed code being contributed by founding members, and areas for collaborative development between the OpenStack community and Akraino project.

Detailed agenda and topics:

  • 9:00-9:30 - Akraino Introduction & overview - Kandan Kathirvel, AT&T & Jenny Koerv, Intel
  • 9:30-9:50 – OpenStack Edge working group efforts- Ildiko Vancsa, OpenStack Foundation & Beth Cohen, Verizon
  • 9:50-10:10 - AT&T Seed Code to Akraino - Kandan Kathirvel, AT&T
  • 10:10-10:30 – Airship Overview – Alan Meadows & Rodolfo Pacheco, AT&T
  • 10:30-10:50 - Intel/Wind River Seed Code to Akraino – Ian Joliffe, WRS
  • 10:50 - 11:00 – NEV SDK – Jenny Koerv, Intel
  • 11:00 – 11:20 – Akraino Community expectations to OpenStack – Travis Broughton, Intel Corporation
  • 11:20 – 11:40 – Community collaboration b/w Akraino & OpenStack – Amy Leeland, Intel
  • 11:45-12:30 Community discussion & Q&A – All

Tuesday, May 22, 9:00am-12:30pm
Will be recorded
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
*independent user - Unaffiliated
Serial Intrapreneur and experienced technologist with demonstrated history bringing emerging software and hardware together to deliver repeatable and consumable solutions. Proven record catalyzing ecosystems with new business and technology initiatives through open source influence and integration. FULL PROFILE
AT&T, Lead System Architect
Kandan Kathirvel is Director at AT&T and responsible for AT&T's Cloud Strategy and Architecture. Kandan is the TSC-Chair at Akraino Edge Stack, Linux Foundation. Kandan served on the OpenStack board of directors from 2017 to 2018. Kandan leads AT&T’s technology efforts around Edge Computing, NFV, and SDN. Kandan has led several opensource initiatives, and a big Open Source... FULL PROFILE
The Linux Foundation, Program Manager
Annie is an award-winning Learning & Development Director and Community Project Manager, focusing on getting more from individuals and teams while consistently achieving identified objectives. She's worked with a variety of companies and agencies (from non-profits like The Linux Foundation and Head Start to corporations like IAC Publishing) over a range of industries... FULL PROFILE
Alan Meadows works as an Cloud Platform Architect at AT&T, responsible for designing, maintaining, and scaling Cloud infrastructure that spans hundreds of datacenters with mission critical telecom requirements. FULL PROFILE
Rodolfo Pacheco works at AT&T designing an architecting the cloud platform's.  Currently Architecting Airship 2.0 ( Airship, and leading the design and architecture for support for CNF's and Container MultiTenancy in the Network Cloud platform, and its implications for the  Airship project. Airship 1.0 is the  reference architecture for automated cloud provisioning... FULL PROFILE
OpenStack Foundation, Ecosystem Technical Lead
Ildikó started her journey with virtualization during the university years and has been in connection with this technology different ways since then. She started her career at a small research and development company in Budapest, where she was focusing on areas like system management and business process modelling and optimization. Ildikó got in touch with OpenStack when she... FULL PROFILE
Intel Corporation
Travis leads Intel's open source advocacy and governance efforts for System Software Products, focusing on Intel's upstream contributions across the stack from device to edge to cloud. He was involved in outreach and marketing for the Kata Containers and StarlingX project launches.  He previously spent 15 years in Intel IT, where he was an architect working on OpenStack deployment, PaaS,... FULL PROFILE
Verizon, Advanced Networking Product Manager
Beth is a SDN Product Manager at Verizon, working on developing new cloud based networking products and services. She is also President, Luth Computer Specialists, an independent consultancy specializing in cloud focused solutions to help enterprises leverage the efficiencies of cloud architectures and technologies. Previously, Ms. Cohen was a Senior Cloud Architect with Cloud Technology... FULL PROFILE