Session presented at the 2nd IndicThreads.com Conference on Cloud Computing held in Pune, India on 3-4 June 2011.
Abstract: OpenStack is an Initiative by RackSpace and NASA that aims for building an Open cloud platform supported by a vibrant Ecosystem to encourage broad adoption in the market.This is currently a hot favorite of enterprises looking to build an Open cloud.
This talk will provide a brief overview of the different OpenStack Modules (Compute and Storage) and explain how to utilize these to build a cloud. We will also explore the newly released Xen Cloud Platform (XCP) and its integration with OpenStack Platform. There will be a hands-on demo (time permitting) where we will show how the integration between the OpenStack Platform and XCP works.
Key Takeaways for the audience:
1) Understanding of OpenStack platform.
2) How to get started with OpenStack for building your own cloud.
3) Understanding of XCP
3) How the integration (OpenStack-XCP) is supposed to work
4) What are the opportunities for building different products that add value in the OpenStack Ecosystem
Speaker: Amit Naik is an Architect at BMC Software and has 15 years of experience in the IT field with experience in delivering multiple end-to-end projects and Products. Multiple speaking engagements at different venues both in India and Abroad. Experience with blogging, evangelizing etc. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Joint Speaker: Prasad Nirantar is a Staff Product Developer at BMC Software. He holds a B.E in Polymer Engineering from the University of Pune and an MS from University of Akron, US. He also holds a diploma in business management from Symbiosis University.