• Microsoft
  • Nebula
  • Google
  • SugarCRM
  • Facebook
  • HP
  • Intel
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • WSO2
  • Alfresco
  • BlackBerry
  • Dell
  • eBay
  • Heroku
  • InfiniteGraph
  • JBoss
  • LeaseWeb
  • Liferay
  • Media Temple, Inc.
  • OpenShift
  • Oracle
  • Percona
  • Puppet Labs
  • Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.
  • Rentrak
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • SoftLayer Technologies, Inc.
  • SourceGear
  • Urban Airship
  • Vertica
  • VMware
  • (mt) Media Temple, Inc.

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Introduction to OpenStack

Cloud Computing
Location: Portland 251
Average rating: **...
(2.83, 12 ratings)

This session will introduce OpenStack and the different components that currently make up the project. There will be some focus on the compute and storage projects, describing how they work today and future development plans. There will also be some discussion on how it compares to other cloud platforms, how the open source community is structured around it, and what folks can do to get involved to help build a better cloud computing platform.

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Eric Day


Vegan-powered programmer trying to keep it simple.

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James Turnbull

Turnbull Publishing

James Turnbull is a long-time member of the open source community and the author of seven technical books about open source software: The Logstash Book, The Docker Book, Pro Puppet, Pulling Strings with Puppet, Pro Linux System Administration, Pro Nagios 2.0, and Hardening Linux. For a real job, James is CTO at Kickstarter and an advisor at Docker. He likes food, wine, books, photography, and cats. He is not overly keen on long walks on the beach and holding hands.