Cinder is an OpenStack project that is often overlooked but can be critical in an OpenStack deployment. In this presentation, serveral OpenStack practitioners will walk through not merely the basics of Cinder, but show how Cinder is being deployed today and review what are the recommended practices and relevant design considerations. This talk will cover both commodity hardware and third-party enterprise storage solutions that integrate with Cinder.
John Griffith is a Senior Software Engineer at SolidFire, where his primary responsibility is driving the OpenStack Cinder Block Storage Project. John is an open source expert serving as the project team lead for Cinder. He leads the team to provide first-class SolidFire product functionality and Quality of Service integration within OpenStack. John is also responsible for the development of a true Quality of Service storage appliance... Read More →
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.
20 year It veteran, specializing in Vmware and virtualization topics since 2000. Joined EMC in 2009 as a vSpecialist supporting the North East Enterprise division. Joined the EMC openstack corporate team at the beginning of 2013 as a principal architect on Openstack solutions, recently transferred to the Office of the CTO working for john Roese in the Open Innovations lab