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Friday, November 8 • 3:10pm - 3:50pm
Heat and Enterprise Application

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Deployment of large enterprise applications is a complex problem. Such applications consist of numerous software components spread across multiple VMs with a variety of dependencies between them, and require a large number of configuration parameters to be specified. Pattern technologies such as OpenStack Heat help automate the deployment of distributed applications. However, Heat in its current form only has limited supported for software orchestration to address the aforemenionted issues. Furthermore, especially for application components initial deployment is just the begining and more orchestration is necessary throughout the comlete lifecycle of an application to consider aspects such as high availability, storage and network configurations.

In this session we will discuss automated deployment and maintenance of enterprise applications using OpenStack Heat. Our talk will foucs on the following issues and how they can be addressed using base Heat capabilities together with extensions to the Heat engine.

1. Enterprise application deployment:

1.1. complete declarative specification of application model;
1.2. cross component dependencies; and
1.3. software stack configuration and coordination.
2. Enterprise application maintainance:

2.1. virtual machine high availability;
2.2. storage; and
2.3. network.

Speakers
avatar for Jun Jie Nan

Jun Jie Nan

Advisory Software Engineer at IBM, IBM
Jun Jie has rich experiences on: 1. Enterprise software developing, testing and configuration, 2. Application pattern engines on cloud Now his work is to make use of OpenStack heat to help enterprise application deployment and configuration.
avatar for Lakshminarayanan (Lakshmi) Renganarayana

Lakshminarayanan (Lakshmi) Renganarayana

Research Staff Member, IBM
Dr. Renganarayana is a Research Staff Member in the Distributed Systems department at IBM T.J. Watson Reseearch Center. He interests are in Cloud computing, Continuous Devlivery and DevOps.
avatar for Jeff Sloyer

Jeff Sloyer

Software Engineer, IBM
Jeff Sloyer Software Engineer - IBM SmartCloud for Social Business - DevOps and OpenStack 1-720-663-2735 User is Offline E-mail jbsloyer@us.ibm.com Software Engineer on Smart Cloud for Social Business, DevOps and OpenStack in IBM
avatar for Thomas Spatzier

Thomas Spatzier

Cloud Architect, IBM
Thomas is a cloud architect working for the IT Service Management organisation in the IBM Systems group. He is located at the IBM Research and Development Lab in Boeblingen, Germany. Thomas’ focus areas include the enablement for cloud workloads in the Netcool Operations Insight product suite, as well as Network Function Virtualization (NFV) orchestration for Telco scenarios. | Thomas is also a Core Contributor to OpenStack project Heat... Read More →
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Edmund Troche

Senior Software Engineer, IBM
Edmund is Senior Software Engineer working on SmartCloud Provisioning in IBM.
avatar for Andrew Trossman

Andrew Trossman

Distinguished Engineer, IBM Common Cloud Stack and SmartCloud Orchestrator, IBM
Andrew specializes in cloud computing and is an expert in deployment automation, datacenter virtualization, and cloud computing. In 2000 Andrew co-founded ThinkDynamics, an early developer of utility computing software. The company was acquired by IBM in 2003 as part of IBM's journey towards Cloud Computing. Since the acquisition, Andrew has continued to push the boundaries of cloud technologies inside IBM. Recognized as an IBM Distinguished... Read More →


Friday November 8, 2013 3:10pm - 3:50pm
SkyCity Grand Ballroom A&B SkyCity Marriott Hotel

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