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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 enterprise customers in various market segments in US, Europe & APAC. Sean is focused on cloud storage product management and strategy for Red Hat... Read More →
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Flavio Percoco

Senior Software Engineer -- RedHat, Inc., Red Hat
Flavio spends most of his time hacking on storage (Glance [core member], Cinder) and messaging (Marconi [core member]) modules - he's also part of Oslo's core team. He has both Italian and Venezuelan roots, and is currently based in Italy where he works remotely for Red Hat. Flavio is also an actively open-source contributor, part of Mongodb Masters group and a Rust language contributor. | Prior to Red Hat, Flavio worked on Big Data oriented... Read More →

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

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