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, Principal Software Engineer at SolidFire, helped to create the Cinder project in OpenStack. His primary responsibility at SolidFire is technical contributor to OpenStack. He served as Technical Lead for the Block Storage Project since it's beginning through the Juno release, and also holds an elected seat on the OpenStack Technical Committee. | John has over fifteen years of engineering experience in both hardware... 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