Auto-scaling applications on OpenStack using Cloud Foundry as your PaaS.

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Check out the cool topics for our April session - sponsored by Altoros! We've got two GREAT topics that are HOT in the OpenStack community. Thanks to Altoros for sponsoring our April session. Here are the details!

First up is "Auto-scaling applications on OpenStack using Cloud Foundry as your private PaaS." In this session, Renat Khasanhyn, CEO of Altoros, will discuss and demo the following:

• The Architectural constraints for applications in the world of PaaS

• How to deploy Cloud Foundry on OpenStack in 3 steps

• Live demo of deploying an app in less than 30 seconds

• Life cycle considerations and a simple 3 node Cloud Foundry cluster reference architecture

Renat Khasanshyn is CEO of Altoros Systems and Venture Partner at Runa Capital. Employing one of the largest pools of Cloud Foundry engineering expertise on the market, Altoros provides consulting and managed services on the intersection of Cloud Foundry, multi-cloud deployment automation of Cloud Foundry, PaaS application architecture and integration with SQL/NoSQL/Hadoop. Mr. Khasanshyn is also founder of Apatar, an open source data integration toolset, founder of Silicon Valley NewSQL User Group and co-founder of the Belarusian Java User Group.

Our second session, Amrith Kumar the CTO of ParElastic will cover will provide an introduction to a Database as a Service on OpenStack and will dive into an architectural overview of the Trove project and how to architect and deliver database as a service for your users. Trove is an open source project in OpenStack that delivers highly scalable, available database as a service for MySQL (and more in future).

Amrith is a founder and the chief technology officer of ParElastic. He brings over two decades of experience delivering industry- leading products for companies specializing in enterprise storage applications, fault tolerant high performance systems and massively parallel databases. He also holds 4 patents. Most recently, he served as vice president of technology and product management at Dataupia, a maker of the Satori Data Warehousing platform. Prior to Dataupia, Amrith served as director and general manager at Sepaton, where he was responsible for the development of the core VTL product. Earlier, as a director of product development at Netezza, he managed end-to-end product delivery for all customers and prospects.


A light dinner and soft drinks will be provided ~ 6:30pm courtesy of Altoros, and we will kick off the sessions ~ 7:00pm.

If you are interested in giving a Lightening Talk shoot us a note with a topic or just come to the session ready to speak!

• DON'T FORGET - for security reasons, the NERD center requires atendees to show a government issued photo ID in order to gain access into the building. Best option for parking is the NERD center parking garage which charges a flst rate after 4pm.