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The OpenStack Summit, November 5-8, 2013 brings together the brightest technical minds to discuss the future of cloud computing. With OpenStack software quickly gaining adoption around the world, the Summit will feature case studies, visionary keynotes, hands-on workshops and technical sessions for cloud operators and developers. Register NOW.
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Tuesday, November 5 • 5:30pm - 6:10pm
Practical Lessons from Building a Highly Available OpenStack Private Cloud

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This presentation covers practical experience from building an OpenStack private cloud with a specific emphasis on high availability.

Based on a production deployment of OpenStack Grizzly at Pixelpark (a hosting company based in Berlin, Germany), we explore and explain

  • highly-available data storage with Ceph,

  • OpenStack service high availability with Pacemaker,

  • virtual machine high availability in OpenStack Compute, and

  • high availability considerations for OpenStack Networking.

We also outline the lessons a previously conventional hosting company has learned from moving to a private cloud deployment, both from a technical and organizational perspective.

About the speakers: Sebastian Kachel is an all-around devops guy at Pixelpark, and has been involved in the OpenStack deployment project since its inception. Florian Haas has provided consulting, training and guidance to Pixelpark over the course of the project.

Speakers
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Florian Haas

Principal Consultant, hastexo
Florian is an expert in high availability, distributed storage and Ceph, and an experienced technical consultant, seasoned training instructor, and technical writer. He has co-developed and delivered training across the globe, in addition to helping deploy several production clouds. He is an active contributor in the OpenStack and Ceph communities, and has spoken at LinuxCon, OSCON, the OpenStack Summit and many other conferences and events.
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Sebastian Kachel

Unix/Linux/OpenStack sysadmin at Pixelpark
Sebastian is a seasoned Unix/Linux sysadmin/devops guy who became involved in OpenStack in 2012, when his company decided to lauch an OpenStack private cloud. Based in Berlin, Germany, he is one of the movers and shakers of all things OpenStack at Pixelpark.


Tuesday November 5, 2013 5:30pm - 6:10pm
Expo Breakout Room 2 AsiaWorld-Expo

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