OpenStack Installation Methods & Software Defined Storage (#27)

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Goethe-Institut Washington

812 7th Street NW · Washington D.C., DC

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The Theatre space at the Goethe-Institut

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Thank you Mavenspire ( for your sponsorship.


6:30pm Oktoberfest Networking & Welcome

7:00pm Software Defined Storage!

8:00pm Q&A + Break

8:15pm A comparison of OpenStack Installations

9:00pm Q&A Closing Remarks

Topic 1:

Why You Should Care About Software Defined Storage!
Ricardo Antuna, Nexenta, VP Business & Corporate Development


Nexenta, VP Business & Corporate Development, Ricardo Antuna. As an operator, Ricardo is a seasoned business and corporate development executive that delivers high impact results. He specializes in definition and implementation of market and product strategies that deliver meaningful results for the business and investors.

* Software Defined Technology is here to stay
* What is true Software-Defined Infrastructure
* Seamless integration, Data Reduction, Petabyte Scaling, Private & Public Cloud

Topic 2:

A comparison of OpenStack Installations
Glenn Baker, Mavenspire engineering consultant

Glenn Baker, Mavenspire engineering consultant, based out Annapolis, MD is a leader charged with the opportunity to take the most aggressive courses in the newest Open source technologies. His cutting edge experiences give him a great wealth of knowledge to impart. Prior to joining Mavenspire this year, he worked as Linux/OpenStack Engineer in the Cloud Orchestration Team at Cigna. The success of the OpenStack pilot at Cigna was recently a highlighted success story at the Red Hat Summit.

The presentation will compare several methods of how to install OpenStack.