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Wednesday, May 14 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Chef for OpenStack Deployment Workshop

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Would you like to learn more about using Chef to deploy and manage OpenStack and applications and services on top of it, but not sure where to start? This in-depth, hands-on session will cover the Chef and OpenStack ecosystem and how to get started with the Chef cookbooks in the StackForge repositories. We'll cover the currently available OpenStack resources, cookbooks and content in the Chef community.
Topics covered will include:
* Deployment configuration and techniques
* StackForge repository code walkthrough
* Cookbook development and testing
* Deploying and managing infrastructure on OpenStack with the knife-openstack plugin
* Documentation
The session is intended for those already familiar with Chef and interested in deploying and managing OpenStack. This is an interactive session so please bring your questions to the guided code and deployment walkthroughs. Instructions will be provided for attendees who wish to follow along, you will need a laptop capable of running a single-node OpenStack virtual machine on Vagrant.
Would you like to learn more about using Chef to deploy and manage OpenStack and applications and services on top of it, but not sure where to start? This in-depth, hands-on session will cover the Chef and OpenStack ecosystem and how to get started with the Chef cookbooks in the StackForge repositories. We'll cover the currently available OpenStack resources, cookbooks and content in the Chef community.
Topics covered will include:

  • Deployment configuration and techniques
  • StackForge repository code walkthrough
  • Cookbook development and testing
  • Deploying and managing infrastructure on OpenStack with the knife-openstack plugin
  • Documentation
The session is intended for those already familiar with Chef and interested in deploying and managing OpenStack. This is an interactive session so please bring your questions to the guided code and deployment walkthroughs. Instructions will be provided for attendees who wish to follow along, you will need a laptop capable of running a single-node OpenStack virtual machine on Vagrant.
Speakers
avatar for Matt Ray

Matt Ray

Director of Partner Integration, Chef Software, Inc.
Matt Ray is an open source hacker working as the Director of Partner Integration for the systems automation platform and company Chef. He is an active open source contributor, resides in Austin, blogs at LeastResistance.net and is @mattray on Twitter, IRC and GitHub.
avatar for Justin Shepherd

Justin Shepherd

Principal Architect
Justin is a Principal Architect on the Rackspace Private Cloud team and has been with Rackspace for over 8 years. He has trained numerous companies on deploying and operating OpenStack clusters and is a contributor to OpenStack. As a Racker he built the foundation of the Rackspace Private Cloud cookbooks. He is a core contributing member of the Stackforge openstack chef cookbooks.


Wednesday May 14, 2014 11:00am - 12:30pm
Room B314

Attendees (242)

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