PyHUG December Seminar: OpenStack Volume and GNU Radio

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The talks will be in Mandarin but slides should be in English.  You can always speak English to all the attendees.

Program

7:00pm-7:20pm Talk: "Nova-Volume" (Chia-Feng Kang)
7:20pm-7:30pm Questions and Answers 
7:30pm-7:50pm Talk: "A Glimpse into Developing Software-Defined Radio by Python" (Albert Huang)
7:50pm-8:00pm Questions and Answers 
8:00pm-8:10pm Lightning Talk
8:10pm-8:20pm Self Introduction
8:20pm-9:00pm Free Discussion
9:00pm See You Next Time

Abstract of the Talk: Nova-Volume

Nova-volume is a service that allows you to provide extra block-level storage to your OpenStack Compute instances (virtual machine).  It provides something like Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS) service, and is basically an iSCSI solution that uses Logical Volume Manager (LVM) of Linux.  This talk will cover the role of nova-volume in OpenStack, the service provided by nova-volume, and the enhancement we can do on nova-volume.

Nova volume 是一個可以提供 OpenStack 虛擬主機額外的 block device 儲存服務。它提供類似亞馬遜 EBS 的儲存服務,基本上以 iSCSI 搭配 LVM 在 Linux 下運作。此 talk 會介紹 nova-volume 在 OpenStack 所扮演的角色、nova-volume 提供的服務,以及如何改進 nova-volume。

About the Speaker: Chia-Feng Kang

Chia-Feng is a software engineer for cloud computing in ITRI.  He works on cloud computing for more than 3 years and on OpenStack for 1 year.  His primary interest is in distributed storage system and high availability for cloud computing.

Chia-Feng 是一位工研院的雲端運算軟體工程師。他接觸 OpenStack 已有一年的時間,並在雲端運算領域工作了三年以上。他主要的興趣在於雲端運算中的分散式儲存系統與服務的高可用性。

Abstract of the Talk: GNU Radio

Software-defined radio(SDR) has been emerging for many years in  various fields, including military, commercial communication  systems, and scientific research, e.g. space exploration. GNU Radio  is an open source SDR framework written in Python. This talk will  introduce from basic concept of software-defined radio and various  front-end hardware, and then illustrate how to use Python to develop software for software-defined radio.

多年來軟體無線電一直在軍事、商業通訊系統以及科學研究上有熱門的發展。GNU Radio 是一個以 Python 寫成提供軟體無線電的發展套件。這個演講會從軟體無線電的基本概念開始,並介紹軟體無線電所需要的硬體,最後介紹如何用 Python 來協助發展軟體無線電的軟體。

About the Speaker: Albert Chun-Chieh Huang 黃俊傑

He is both a programmer and a communication engineer. He learned Python in 2000 and has used it extensively on improving his workflow ever since. He has been working in communication IC industry for more than eight years. His interests include communication engineering and engineering communication, which consists of fields from physical layer to MAC layer as well as typesetting.

講者是一名程式設計師與通訊系統工程師。從 2000 開始使用 Python 至今,並在那之後, 大量把 Python 應用在提升工作效能上。他在 通訊晶片產業擔任 DSP programmer 八年以上。他的興趣是通訊工程與工程通訊,涉獵 很廣泛,從基頻、MAC layer 到排版都有興趣。

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