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Wednesday, May 20 • 4:30pm - 5:10pm
The Road to Enterprise-Ready OpenStack Storage as Service

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The OpenStack storage projects continue to mature each cycle exposing more and more Enterprise cloud storage infrastructure functionalities around high availability, security, business continuity, & provisioning, that redefines Enterprise storage to Storage as a service for both production, test & development cloud workloads.


This session will provide a deep dive roadmap update for the new OpenStack 11th release key features of the various OpenStack storage services, including:


Cinder (Block)


  • Cinder ‘State Enforcer’

  • Incremental backup, Filesystems quiescing and Consistency Groups enhancements.

  • Public & Private Volume Types and new Cinder volume encryption support in horizon and support for Barbican.


Glance (Image)


  • Image Conversion

    • Use cases in real deployments: Convert image on the fly depending on the store, for example..

  • Glance storage capabilities through glance_store.


Swift (Object)

  • Erasure codes

  • Composite Tokens and

  • Fast Posting

This session will also provide a zoom-in to features in the works for the next “L” release, such as the new Cinder Objects concepts in block storage , review Artifacts and Community Images status in Glance as well as Pluggable On-Disk Back-end APIs  and At-RestEncryption status in Swift.

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Sean Cohen

Principal Product Manager, Red Hat, Red Hat
Sean is a seasoned product manager bringing over 15 years of experience in senior engineering, global operations and services management roles in virtualization & cloud companies. He has international experience of storage virtualization products delivery & private clouds design for... Read More →
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Flavio Percoco

Senior Software Engineer -- RedHat, Inc., Red Hat
Flavio spends most of his time hacking on containers and deployment technologies in the OpenStack community where he's been part of several technical communities, served as a PTL and also as a Technical Committee member (where he still seats and contributes to).

Wednesday May 20, 2015 4:30pm - 5:10pm PDT
Room 109

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