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Wednesday, October 28 • 11:15am - 11:55am
Delivering Hybrid Bare-metal and Virtual Infrastructure Using Ironic and OpenStack

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Provisioning servers has long been service providers’ bread and butter, but in recent years customers’ demand for higher-performing bare-metal instances has increased dramatically, along with their interest in integrating bare-metal infrastructure with virtualized public clouds. This shift in the types of infrastructure customers are demanding is motivating service providers to create more efficient ways of both provisioning bare-metal infrastructure and integrating it into their customers’ overall infrastructure mix, and OpenStack has recently emerged as a key platform in making both of these developments possible. 

Focusing on the creation of a hybridized, OpenStack-based bare-metal and virtual cloud infrastructure, this technical talk will look at the challenges encountered as well as the solutions developed to successfully deliver bare-metal instances with Ironic and hybrid bare-metal and virtual infrastructure. Specific topics that will be covered include:

  • Networking model and automation

  • Deployment of cells

  • Integration with 3rd party software

  • Security


Speakers
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Boris Deschenes

Cloud Architect
A seasoned OpenStack developer, Boris started working on OpenStack at the third release (Cactus) when he was a system administrator for Ubisoft Entertainment, a French multinational videogame developer. While at Ubisoft, Boris focused on improving OpenStack’s ability to provide GPU capabilities to cloud instances. Running video games in the cloud also allowed Boris to work on virtualization capabilities in OpenStack’s early... Read More →


Wednesday October 28, 2015 11:15am - 11:55am
Wakaba