What we're about

OpenStack & OpenInfra PDX is part of the Open Infrastructure Foundation (https://www.openstack.org/foundation/) and aims to promote the global development, distribution, and adoption of open infrastructure while serving, developers, users, and the entire open infrastructure ecosystem by providing a set of shared resources to build community, facilitate collaboration and support integration of open source technologies.

Who should join?

Our community is for anyone interested in understanding, designing, implementing, or supporting open infrastructure and open source. Beginner to seasoned expert, all are invited.

What to expect?

Our events offer a variety of open infra and open source topics presented as panels, hands-on workshops, demos, keynotes, and more. We are always open to new ideas, so if you have a format you’d like to explore (hackathon anyone?!?!) reach out and let’s plan something.

Code of Conduct:

Be friendly, patient and welcoming. Be considerate. Be respectful. Collaborate openly. When we disagree, try to understand why. OpenStack & OpenInfra PDX is an inclusive community and we strongly believe diversity is our strength and want to promote an inclusive and safe environment. We welcome all, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste or creed. We do not tolerate harassment in any form.

Our Code of Conduct (https://www.openstack.org/legal/community-code-of-conduct/) applies to all OpenStack & OpenInfra events and online communities. Read the full version and access our incident report form at https://www.openstack.org/legal/community-code-of-conduct/ Everyone who participates agrees to abide by this code.

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Upcoming events (1)

Hybrid Cloud Edge Service Platform & Services

Online event

In partnership with IEEE Communications Society Oregon Chapter, we bring you this virtual talk. Agenda: - Introduction to OpenInfra-PDX Meetup, Sunku Ranganath - Introduction to IEEE ComSoc OR Chapter, Pradeep Kumar Guest Talk - Hybrid Cloud Edge Service Platform & Services by Prakash Ramachandran Abstract: The rapid standardization with Kuberenetes as the defacto standard for orchestration of Infrastructure Clusters, has led to aggressive moves by Industry players to capitalize with Operation Technology innovation. While the infrastructure providers are looking to support carrier grade cluster operations, hybrid-cloud based control plane has become the least common denominator for autoscaling and day-n life cycle management of kubernetes services. In this presentation, Prakash would focus on current trends fueling the Edge ecosystem touching upon open service broker APIs, emergence of hybrid cloud edge service platform, intent based edge breakout & user plane functions, etc. The topics covered extends across changes in Mobile Edge Computing (MEC), application services using LTE/5G, infrastructure enhancements required to support carrier grade cluster operations Speaker Bio: Prakash Ramachandran has 35+ years of Telco/ICT experience with MSEE from IIT Bombay. He is Independent Member Board of Director for Openstack for last 3 years and current chair of Interop WG; IEEE senior member; Co-chair of Edge Automation Platform INGR WG; Open Infra summit program committee co-chair NFV, Edge, 5G for 2020, Vice Chair 2018, NFIC-2018 Chair, and has been a veteran consultant on NFV/CNTT, MANO, VIM, Virtualization, Containerization, Microservices, 5G Core/Edge/Access, Network Slicing and Vertical Industry solutions. The companies he has served for include Micronic Devices, IDM, Microdata Consultants, Intelligent System, Tandem, WinVision, AT&T Mobility, seven.com, coverity.com, AT&T Labs, Futurewei/Huawei Technologies and currently at Dell. He was also part of Valley start-ups and other IT /Internet Data Center ventures in the late 90's and early 2000. He brought to table the experience building Platform PoCs using OpenStack ecosystems. He has been a regular attendee of CNCF, OpenStack, OPNFV, 3GPP NFV/MEC, IEEE forums over the last several years in the Bay Area as well as globally in US, China & India.

Past events (22)

Open Infrastructure Summit - Watch Party

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