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Tuesday, November 5 • 12:05pm - 12:45pm
Monitoring an OpenStack Deployment at Scale

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Rackspace has OpenStack deployed on Tens of Thousands of nodes in several data centers and customers depend on it running smoothly. In order to deliver the best possible experience, Rackspace has adjusted their monitoring approach and techniques to accommodate the continued growth of hypervisors and the addition of new data centers. In this talk, Rackspace will provide background on our initial attempts to monitor an OpenStack cluster, the challenges of growth and our current state, and our vision for monitoring in the I cycle.

Discussion Outline

What are our monitoring goals?

Monitoring at Launch (thousands of servers)
Dealing with issues

Monitoring at Scale (tens of thousands of servers)
Problems with simply doing more of the same
Dealing with issues

What's next?
Sharing with the community
Hundreds of thousands of servers

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Gabe Westmaas

Director, Software Development, Rackspace Hosting
Gabe Westmaas is the Director of Software Development for Servers and Images within the Rackspace Public Cloud Infrastructure unit. He has managed both the development and operations side of the Cloud while at Rackspace and his current teams contribute heavily to the nova and glance... Read More →

Tuesday November 5, 2013 12:05pm - 12:45pm HKT
Expo Breakout Room 2 AsiaWorld-Expo

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