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Tuesday, May 13 • 5:30pm - 6:10pm
Your OpenStack DevOps Team: Encouraging Innovation with Open Source Development

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The cadence of the software development life cycle and operational sustainment within the context of OpenStack development is different than most other models, whether proprietary or open source. This talk features a panel of development and operations leaders who manage teams that contribute to and consume OpenStack within their company. Moderated by Rainya Mosher, a Software Development Manager within Rackspace's Public Cloud Infrastructure segment, the panel will discuss the unique opportunities and challenges present when your teams consist of members of the OpenStack Community. We'll share lessons learned and provide insight that will help other teams find their way through the balance of product delivery within an open source community and encourage innovation for all.



Outline of (Possible) Panel Topics Balance
  • review days / internal development cycles
  • upstream contributions / production bug fixes
  • doing it the right way / doing it right now
Delivery
  • milestone commitments / product delivery dates
  • community expectations / executive expectations
Engagement
  • innovation / firefighting
  • development / sustainment
The (Possible) Panel Speakers Several software development and operations leaders are confirmed to participate in this discussion.
Moderator
  • Rainya Mosher, Rackspace Dev Manager, Deployment Systems
Panelists
  • Gabe Westmaas, Rackspace Director of Engineering, Cloud Infrastructure
  • Toan Nguyen, Rackspace Dev Manager, Cloud Servers (nova)
  • Uma Goring, Rackspace Dev Manager, Cloud Networks (neutron)
  • Matt Van Winkle, Rackspace Ops Manager, Cloud Servers
  • Mike Wilson, Bluehost Sr. Systems Architect


Speakers

Jesse Keating

Linux Systems Engineer IV, Rackspace
Jesse Keating is a Linux Systems Engineer IV at Rackspace. He has been a part of the Linux community for over 13 years, as a user, contributor, instructor, author, and evangelist. As a believer in Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, currently Jesse is in a DevOps role at Rackspace, working on the Public Cloud.

Rainya Mosher

Software Dev Manager, Rackspace Hosting, Inc
Rainya Mosher is a Manager of Software Development at Rackspace Hosting within the Public Cloud Infrastructure unit. As a Racker working with OpenStack, she has discovered untapped skill in herding cats, ideas, developers, product managers, community, and code to take a good idea, see it merged upstream, and ultimately deployed to production in Rackspace’s Public Open Cloud. She is a passionate about helping developers and engineers find that happy spot where they can do magic with a text...
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Monty Taylor

Distinguished Engineer, OpenStack Technical Committee Member, OpenStack Foundation Director, HP
As HP Distinguished Engineer, OpenStack Technical Committee Member, OpenStack Foundation Director, Monty leads the HP team that works on running the Developer Infrastructure systems for the project, as well as teams working on OpenStack Deployment (TripleO) and OpenStack Bare Metal (Ironic) He is a past PTL of the OpenStack Infra Program and set up the original project gating infrastructure. He sits on the OpenStack Technical Committee. Previously, he was a core developer on Drizzle and was a...
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Topher White

Operations Manager, HP Cloud Services

Mike Wilson

Systems Architect, Mirantis
Mike Wilson is a Systems Architect at Mirantis. His experience with OpenStack includes several code contributions and also was the principal architect and lead in setting up one of the largest OpenStack deployments in the world in his time with Bluehost. Previous to this, Mike worked for Familysearch and was responsible for maintaining large scale multi-regional installations with thousands of compute nodes and several petabytes of data. He attended Brigham Young University where he studied...
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Tuesday May 13, 2014 5:30pm - 6:10pm
Room B314

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