HOT TOPICS: OpenStack 101 Session, HubSpot Customer Case Study
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Agenda Topic #1: OpenStack 101 Session
Do you think of cheetahs not RabbitMQ when you hear the word Swift? Think a Nova is just a giant exploding star, not a cloud compute engine. For all those who come to the OpenStack Meetups and wonder what is going on, this introduction will answer your many questions. It covers the basic components including: Nova, Swift, Cinder, Keystone, Horizon and Glance. Join us and learn what all the fuss is about!
Speaker: Beth Cohen:
Beth Cohen is a Senior Architect and technical leader with over 25 years of experience in architecting leading-edge system infrastructures and managing complex projects in the telecom, manufacturing, financial services, government, and technology industries. She has been working with building OpenStack architectures since Cactus -- ouch.
Agenda Topic#2: OpenStack at HubSpot, Customer Case Study
Craig Tracey at HubSpot will speak about HubSpot's experience building cloud solutions across various cloud providers. Specifically, he will cover the challenges that have been presented along the way, the ways in which his team has solved these problems, and give a glimpse into the tools HubSpot has created to build out their automated cloud.
From there, he will focus on where HubSpot is today - leveraging a hybrid cloud solution powered by OpenStack. Further, he will touch on the barriers to adoption as well as the unique ways in which HubSpot is using OpenStack to drive the future of its marketing SaaS platform
Speaker: Craig Tracey:
Craig is currently the Automation Technical Lead at HubSpot. Day-to-day he drives a small team of engineers delivering infrasctructure automation solutions that manage many thousands instances across various cloud providers; including AWS,Rackspace, and OpenStack.
Before HubSpot, Craig helped build scaleable backup solutions at Carbonite, delivered vmkernel network stack changes atVMWare, and helped address system-level defects in early releases of the Netezza data warehouse appliance.
As he believes that OpenStack is poised to democratize cloud computing, he has focused most of his recent open source efforts towards contributing to various projects within that ecosystem. Some of this work may be found on GitHub, Launchpadand OpenStack Code Review
When not hacking on code, he can be found running, playing ice hockey, or out with friends in his hometown of Boston, Massachusetts.
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