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Thursday, May 21 • 4:10pm - 4:50pm
The Multi-hypervisor OpenStack Cloud: Are We There Yet?

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The Multi-hypervisor OpenStack Cloud: Are We There Yet?

One of the visions for OpenStack is for it to be the unifying common fabric for all cloud and infrastructure components in the enterprise. Literally, this would mean that all hypervisors, storage systems, and networking services from different vendors could be offered to users and orchestrated under a single umbrella of cloud APIs.

In Paris, we gave a talk on “OpenStack and vSphere/vCenter” and used OpenStack+VMware as an example of this vision being executed. Back then, it was clear that the main problem was networking—the options for full-featured and reasonably performant programmable networking with multiple hypervisors were limited.

In this presentation, we’ll take another stab at this problem and see what has changed in the last six months. In particular, we will discuss:

  • Use cases for multi-hypervisor (aka heterogeneous) OpenStack clouds
    • What are the benefits of KVM and ESXi co-existing in the same cloud?

    • What can we enable with OracleVM and containers (LXC, Docker)?


  • Integration points and high-level architecture for heterogeneous clouds

  • Solution architectures for networking, including:
    • VMWare NSX J

    • uniper Contrail 2.0

    • Cisco 1000v


  • Demo and Q&A - are we there yet :) ?

By attending this presentation, you’ll gain a solid understanding of today’s options for using multiple hypervisors in the same OpenStack cloud, and why you may (or may not) need it in your environment.

Speakers
avatar for Maxim Datskovskiy

Maxim Datskovskiy

OpenStack Solutions Engineer, HP
Maxim Datskovskiy, an OpenStack Solutions Engineer at HP, has 3+ years hands-on experience with OpenStack. Maxim started doing OpenStack while it was not yet mainstream.
avatar for Dmitriy Novakovskiy

Dmitriy Novakovskiy

Solutions Architect, Mirantis
Dmitiry Novakovskiy, Solutions Architect at Mirantis, is responsible for shaping technical engagements with new customers and partner prospects.  Dmitriy has been with Mirantis for 2.5 years, enjoying life on the bleeding edge of OpenStack cloud technology.
avatar for Evgeniya Shumakher

Evgeniya Shumakher

Partner Program Manager, Mirantis IT
Evgeniya Shumakher is a Partner Program Manager at Mirantis, where she coordinates and leads efforts to help Mirantis partners navigate the OpenStack ecosystem, and to expand the utility of Mirantis OpenStack to customers via integration of partner products and technologies.


Thursday May 21, 2015 4:10pm - 4:50pm
Room 211

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