TechDay Boca Raton, FL USA, 19 June 2014

The OpenNebula TechDays are full day events to learn about OpenNebula with a hands-on cloud installation and operation workshop, and presentations from community members and users. These events are targeted at cloud architects, data center admins, systems admins, systems integrators, DevOps architects, and solutions architect. The emphasis is to find local speakers and users to come together and talk about things that they care about most, and to share stories from their experiences using OpenNebula.

Venue Sponsor

Location

The TechDay will be held at

TransUnion|TLOxp
4530 Conference Way S
Boca Raton, FL 33431
United States


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As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses, TransUnion helps improve efficiency, manage risk, reduce costs and increase revenue by delivering high quality data and integrating advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.

Built on an architecture of cutting-edge supercomputers and proprietary linking and assessment algorithms, TransUnion’s product, TLOxp®, is the most powerful technology for locating, researching and finding the connections between individuals, businesses and assets. Our massive repository of public and proprietary records is used by the largest global corporations, major financial institutions, insurance carriers and nearly 100,000 law enforcement investigators.

Call for Speakers

Send us an email at events@opennebula.org if you are interested in speaking at this TechDay and:

  • Sharing cloud use cases and deployment experiences
  • Introducing new integrations and ecosystem developments
  • Describing other related cloud open-source projects and tools

Call for Sponsors

We have sponsorship opportunities available, please send us an email at events@opennebula.org if you are interested in sponsoring this event.

This is a not for profit event, all funds raised are rolled into the OpenNebula promo fund and will be used for further OpenNebula TechDay Events.

Registration

Registrations are running via EventBrite. Registration is free and includes refreshments and lunch on the day.

The number of seats is limited  to ensure there is plenty of opportunity for everyone to interact. We encourage everyone to register as early as possible.

Agenda and Speakers

Agenda includes a hands-on cloud installation and operation workshop, and presentations from OpenNebula community members and users.

9:00-13:00: Hands-on Workshop

Jaime Melis, Engineer at OpenNebula and C12G Labs
This hands-on tutorial will give an overview of how OpenNebula is used to build and operate private clouds. The attendees will build, configure and operate their own OpenNebula cloud using CentOS.

Contents

  • An introduction to cloud computing with OpenNebula
  • The architecture of the cloud
  • Planning and installing OpenNebula
  • Configuration and basic usage

Audience

The target audience is devops and system administrators interested in deploying a private cloud solution, or in the integration of OpenNebula with other platform.

Skills Gained

  • Describe the features and benefits of using virtualization and clouds
  • Describe different architectures for a cloud that can be deployed with OpenNebula
  • Deployment and basic configuration OpenNebula
  • Basic operation of an OpenNebula cloud instance

Prerequisites

No prior OpenNebula skills are required, but participants should have working knowledge of virtualization, networking and Unix/Linux systems.

Material

The workshop includes hands-on exercises to be performed using attendee’s wifi-enabled laptops with VirtualBox installed. The attendees will build, configure and operate their own OpenNebula cloud.

13:00-14:20: Lunch


14:20-17:00: Presentations

14:20 – 14:30: Introduction to the TechDays

Rubén S. Montero, Chief Architect at OpenNebula and C12G Labs
OpenNebula is a product defined by its users and based on the feedback of real production deployments, that is why events such as this one are very important to the project. The future roadmap will also be discussed.

14:30 – 15:00: New Features in OpenNebula

Rubén S. Montero, Chief Architect at OpenNebula and C12G Labs
Discover exciting features in OpenNebula with a live demo. Everything from Application Flow and Auto-Scaling to Application-Insight and Federated environments. Slides.

15:00 – 15:30: OpenNebula Experiences @ TransUnion|TLOxp

Armando Escalante, EVP and Chief Technology and Product Officer at TransUnion|TLOxp
Learn the details of how and why TransUnion has deployed their on-premise Cloud with OpenNebula.

15:30 – 15:45: Coffee Break
15:45 – 16:15: Megam – Cloud orchestrator for OpenNebula

Varadarajan Narayanan, CEO at Megam Systems
Megam leverages system configuration framework (Chef) to implement an orchestration engine to launch multiple composite cloud application based on templates that are written using ruby code. The templates are versioned and can be adopted to every vDC in Opennebula. Slides.

16:15 – 17:00: Open Space

This is a session for attendees to gather and discuss passionate questions, burning ideas, features, integrations or any topic of their choice, in an informal and tech-friendly environment, with other passionate and interested people.

There is no preplanned list of topics, only time slots and a space in one of the meeting rooms where interested participants propose topics and pick time slots.

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