Digital transformation on the Cloud

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Intel Hawthorn Farm Campus

5200 NE Elam Young Pkwy · Hillsboro, OR

How to find us

Go to the main lobby of HF3. There will be a sign in table just inside and to the right.

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Date Change! Due to speak conflicts, we moved the event to Thursday, May 16. Also, Maxim Shishkarev, Senior DevOps Architect at Grid Dynamics, will now be giving a speech on “Cloud and Microservices on the enterprise level”, instead of Max Martynov.

We invite you to join us at the first OpenStack OpenInfra + Dynamic Talks PDX co-hosted event - Digital transformation on the Cloud - with Max Martynov and Sunku Ranganath.

Come enjoy a night of technical talks and networking opportunities at the Intel Hawthorn Farm Campus in Hillsboro. We hope to see you there!


6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Sign in, pizza and drinks are served

6:30 - 7:15 p.m. UPDATED: Cloud and Microservices on the Enterprise Level – Maxim Shishkarev

In this talk, we will share our experience with cloud enablement programs within large US enterprises. We will review the new cloud-native microservices architecture and some of the foundational capabilities such as: a microservices platform, the continuous delivery process, immutable infrastructure, and how to implement them using open source stack. We will take a closer look at the DevOps and SRE capabilities, and discuss why they are so important for a successful transformation. Talk followed by a Q&A

7:15 - 7:30 p.m. Break

7:30 - 8:15 p.m. Platform Observability and Infrastructure Closed Loops – Sunku Ranganath

Service providers miss to implement complete service assurance solutions that encompasses its 3 elements of monitor, report & provision the infrastructure. Service Assurance requires deeper tracking of infrastructure & service metrics, automated intervention of threshold violations using trend analysis against configured parameters & finally configuring the hardware resources & service levels based on service priority.

This talk presents range of closed loop platform automation domains focusing on the real-time and near-real-time loops touching the platform. We discuss the integration of Infrastructure telemetry, analytics, policy management interfaces & introduce the concept of Node Agent, using a noisy neighbor demo, for VM/container orchestrators to achieve intervention free Closed Loop Automation based service assurance solutions. Talk followed by a Q&A

Bio: Sunku is a Network Software Engineer at Intel, enabling open source networking across service provider deployments. Sunku is involved in Collectd & OPNFV communities, with a focus on cloud telemetry and closed loop automation.

8:15 - 9:00 p.m. More networking and the event ends

About Dynamic Talks: Dynamic Talks ( is an ongoing meetup series featuring technical talks from some of the leading experts in tech in major cities around the US. Enjoy talks about the most innovative subjects in: AI, ML, voice platforms, the Cloud and search. One of the objectives of Dynamic Talks is to foster and encourage the local technology community to share knowledge. Every event is free, with complimentary food and drinks.