OpenStack Python and the Holy Grail: A New Proposal for Image Portability
We've all heard it: portability, federation, interconnected. The Holy Grail of the open cloud movement is arguably compute instance portability, but it may be possible to port virtual machine images now. While open source tools exist to covert raw VM disk images, image portability may be best achieved by OpenStack providers by adopting some common bootstrapping and data transfer patterns. In this session, John Garbutt and Brian Rosmaita from Rackspace will explore what that may entail. And there will be much rejoicing.
Software Developer IV, Rackspace
John Garbutt is a Senior Software Developer at Rackspace, part of the team building their Open Cloud, and has core status in OpenStack Nova. His work concentrates on how XCP and XenServer integrate with OpenStack. Previously, he was working on similar things at Citrix. John started working on OpenStack in November 2010, as part of the Citrix research team working on Project Olympus. John has been a speaker at many conferences including: XenSummit, OpenStack Summit, Citrix Synergy and last year's... Read More →
Cloud Images Product Manager, Rackspace
Brian Rosmaita is the Cloud Images Product Manager at Rackspace. He's been an active technical contributor to the Folsom and Grizzly OpenStack releases and was a software developer on the Rackspace first generation cloud. He's currently a member of the Glance drivers team. In his spare time, he's the host of Radio Ethiopia, a reggae and African music show that's broadcast on K-RACK, Rackspace's internal internet radio station.
Tuesday May 13, 2014 12:05pm - 12:45pm
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