TechDay Vancouver, 1 September 2017
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.
As a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY), Best Buy Canada Ltd. is one of Canada’s largest and most successful omni-channel retailers, operating the Best Buy, Best Buy Mobile and Geek Squad (www.geeksquad.ca) brands. With nearly 200 Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores across Canada, and an expanded assortment of lifestyle products offered through BestBuy.ca, Best Buy is a leader in Total Retail, catering to customers how, when, and where they want to shop. Best Buy Canada is committed to making a positive impact in the community with programs and partnerships that support youth to connect with technology to advance their education. For more information visit BestBuy.ca.
The TechDay will be held at
Best Buy Canada Corporate Headquarters
8800 Glenlyon Parkway, Burnaby
BC V5J 5K3, CANADA
Call for Speakers
Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.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
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 will include a hands-on cloud installation and operation tutorial, and presentations from OpenNebula community members and users. Send us an email at email@example.com if you are interested in speaking at this TechDay.
9:00-13:00: Hands-on Tutorial
|Javi Fontán, OpenNebula Developer
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.
- An introduction to cloud computing with OpenNebula
- The architecture of the cloud
- Planning and installing OpenNebula
- Configuration and basic usage
The target audience is devops and system administrators interested in deploying a private cloud solution, or in the integration of OpenNebula with other platform.
- 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
No prior OpenNebula skills are required, but participants should have working knowledge of virtualization, networking and Unix/Linux systems.
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.
14:00 – 17:00: Workshop
14:00 – 14:50: New Features in OpenNebula 5.4
|Javi Fontán, OpenNebula Developer
Brief summary of new features added in the latest OpenNebula version.
14:50 – 15:20: Coffee Break
15:20 – 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.