Build a Cloud Day - London - 10 October
BACD will bring together great content for anybody interested in developing an open source IaaS Cloud.
MORNING SESSION (10am – 1pm)
Introduction & welcomeSebastien Goasguen Building clouds with Apache Cloudstack - overview, key concepts and live demoPaul Angus
The business Use-Case’s for building clouds with Apache CloudStackGiles Sirett
Understanding networking in cloudstackGeoff Higginbottom
AFTERNOON SESSION (2pm – 5pm)
CloudStack User Group welcome & newsGiles Sirett
Integrating Ceph storage into CloudStackWido Den Hollander
Highly available, globally load-balanced, scalable object storage with Riak CS John Burwell
Getting involved in the Apache Cloudstack projectSebastien Goasguen
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Sebastien Goasguen Sebastien is an Apache CloudStack committer and member of the Program Management Committee (PMC). He works in the Open Source office at Citrix where he is responsible for the EMEA activities. He has over 10 years of experience in distributed systems, grid computing and virtualization and published over 70 international publications. He contributed to Opennebula and helped design Lxcloud at CERN. Currently he works on Apache libcloud, the AWS, OCCI and CIMI efforts in CloudStack.Paul AngusPaul Angus is a Senior Consultant & Cloud Architect at ShapeBlue the leading independent CloudStack integrator & consultancy. He has designed numerous CloudStack environments for customers across 4 continents, based on Apache Cloudstack ,Citrix CloudPlatform and Citrix Cloudportal. Paul has spoken at both Apache Cloudstack collaboration conferences and is an active contributor to the CloudStack community.When not building Clouds, Paul likes to create scripts that build clouds……..and he very occasionally can be seen trying to hit a golf ball.
Giles SirettGiles is CEO & founder of ShapeBlue, the leading independent CloudStack integrator & consultancy. He is also Chairman of the European Cloudstack User Group. He has worked with many high-profile organisations, helping them strategise , design and implement CloudStack based clouds. Giles is an active contributor to the Apache CloudStack project and has spoken at both Apache CloudStack Collaboration conferences, “Build an Open-source Cloud days” and many other events on the subject. When not boring his friends about CloudStack, Giles can be heard regularly boring people about his quest to become British Masters 100m freestyle champion.
Geoff HigginbottomGeoff is CTO of ShapeBlue and a leading global authority on the design of Cloud infrastructures based on CloudStack and CloudPlatform. He is a committer in the Apache Cloudstack project and has designed many global clouds for both public and private cloud use-cases. He combines his deep cloudstack knowledge with extensive experience in a range of network, storage and compute technologies. When not building clouds, Geoff tells Paul how to write scripts that build clouds.
Wido den HollanderWido is CTO and co-owner of PCextreme B.V., a dutch hosting company. He now does Ceph and CloudStack consultancy via his company 42on B.V.He is a committer in the Apache CloudStack project.
John BurwellJohn is a Consulting Engineer at Basho Technologies, the makers of the open source Riak distributed key value database and open source Riak CS object store. He is also a member of the Apache CloudStack Project Management Committee and has focused on storage architecture and security integration.