2Vancouver Venue Sets a Spectacular Scene
3Federation Enables the ‘OpenStack-Powered Planet’
4OpenStack Liberty Moving to a ‘Big Tent’
One of the biggest changes in OpenStack is a shift away from an integrated release of selected projects to a “big tent” model in which many more projects are able to participate. As part of the big tent, new projects in the OpenStack Liberty release cycle will include the Murano app catalog and the Rally benchmarking project.
5Containers Become a First-Class Citizen in OpenStack Magnum
6Walmart Enables Every-Day Low Prices With OpenStack
Amandeep Singh Juneja, senior director of cloud engineering and operations at Walmart Labs, discussed why the world’s largest retailer has embraced OpenStack. “We liked that OpenStack is rapidly becoming a de facto standard for vendors up and down the stack, and it’s supported by a large community of individual and enterprise contributors,” he said.
7eBay Running OpenStack Across 300,000 Compute Cores
8Next Stop: Mars
9Security Is Paramount
Security is a top-level concern for all cloud deployments, including OpenStack. Robert Clark, lead security architect for Helion at HP, detailed a number of best practices for secure cloud deployment. He emphasized that the recent VENOM exploit is not a unicorn, and other virtual machine breakout exploits are likely to occur, which is why proper configuration is key.
10Design Summit Heads Outdoors
11Vendors Looking for OpenStack Professionals
12OpenStack Vendors Demonstrated Their Wares in the Marketplace
13Big Vendors Sponsor OpenStack Summit
Some of the biggest names in technology—including HP, Intel, IBM, Cisco, EMC, Oracle, VMware, Dell, Citrix and Red Hat—sponsored this year’s summit.