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OpenStack Austin Texas Message Board › Free Swift Workshop on Octorber 17th

Free Swift Workshop on Octorber 17th

Austin, TX
Hi All,

For those who are interested, there will be an OpenStack Swift Workshop Day in Austin TX on Thursday 10/17.

It is a free workshop! It will be held at the Norris Conference Center, and lunch and refreshments will be provided.

If you wish to attend please signup here -

Thursday 10/17 10AM-5PM
Norris Conference Center, Pecan room
2525 West Anderson Lane, Suite 365 Austin, TX 78757

This is a hands-on workshop where we will install & configure an OpenStack Swift cluster using SwiftStack, as well as write code.
Attendees should each bring their own laptops to participate in the workshop. Throughout the day and after the workshop there will be time for networking with the speakers and attendees.

9:00AM – Pre-workshop coffee & networking

10:00AM – Welcome & Swift project update, lead by John Dickinson (Swift PTL)

10:30AM – Hands-on deployment lab, lead by Martin Lanner (Engagement Manger, SwiftStack)
* Node installation and configuration
* Monitoring, management
* End user examples

12:00PM – Lunch (provided) & networking

12:30PM – Hands-on development lab, lead by Orion Auld (VP Engineering, SwiftStack)
* Building swift client applications
* Swift API, features
* End user examples

2:00PM – Break & networking

2:30PM – Technical solution sessions
* 2:30 Automation and management for Swift, lead by Joe Arnold, CEO of SwiftStack
* 3:30 Developer case study, challenges & benefits, lead by [developer TBD]
* 4:00 Selecting and optimizing hardware for Swift, lead by Ken Hostetler, CTO  of Silicon Mechanics
4:30PM      What’s next in Swift, workshop wrap-up, lead by John Dickinson (Swift PTL)

5:00PM – Happy Hour & networking

6:00PM – End

If you have any questions, feel free to contact

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