Bridging The Gap: OpenStack For VMware Administrators
As OpenStack continues to grow, Enterprises are beginning to explore and to implement OpenStack as their Cloud platform of choice. Often, these companies have existing investments and expertise with VMware technologies. In order to prepare for this new world, these people who are familiar with VMware concepts and terminology will need to understand the parallel concepts and terminology in OpenStack. In this keynote, a VMware veteran who have moved from the VMware space into the OpenStack space will talk about how to bridge the gap between vSphere and OpenStack concepts and. This session will be valuable for anyone who needs a better grasp of how to talk about both VMware and OpenStack in an enterprise context.
We will also explore the concept of Cloud-native applications and talk about the differences between operating a VMware environment and an OpenStack Cloud platform. Finally, we will discuss how VMware, as a company, has been bridging these 2 world by integrating their technologies with OpenStack in both the Havana and Icehouse releases.
Technology Evangelist, Rackspace
Kenneth Hui is a Technology Evangelist with Rackspace. His passion is to help IT deliver value to their customers through collaboration, automation, and cloud computing. Ken blogs about cloud computing, OpenStack, and VMware at http://cloudarchitectmusings.com and at http://www.rackspace.com./blog/author/kenneth-hui. He also speaks regularly at conferences and user group meetups. You can follow Ken on Twitter @hui_kenneth.
Engineering Architect, VMware
Scott is an engineering architect in the Network & Security Business Unit (NSBU) at VMware and is focused on helping drive understanding and adoption of network virtualization. Scott has been in the IT industry for two decades, working in a variety of roles from help desk support to CTO for a startup, with a lot of roles in between. Before joining VMware, Scott was a technologist for EMC Corporation, where he started his transition from focusing on vSphere to OpenStack and related open... Read More →
Monday May 12, 2014 5:30pm - 6:10pm
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