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Wednesday, May 20 • 3:30pm - 4:10pm
Walmart Presents Takeaway Lessons from Building an E-Commerce Platform with OpenStack

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Walmart has built one of the largest OpenStack clouds in the world. Their journey started with the Essex release and the lessons learned will be shared with the OpenStack community in this not-to-be-missed session.  Join James Downs, Cloud Strategy and Architecture, in this session on Walmart’s journey, challenges, and solutions deployed that helped Walmart successfully serve holiday traffic for Walmart.com in 2014.  

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James Downs

Cloud Strategy and Architecture, WalmartLabs
James brought OpenStack and other cloud technologies to WalmartLabs. He championed the adoption of Openstack within Walmart E-Commerce, leading efforts behind initial installs and production pilots. Starting with Essex, he guided the cloud program from an engineering project to an operations practice, and through full production deployment. Successfully serving holiday traffic for Walmart.com in 2014 on OpenStack was the culmination of 2 years of... Read More →

Wednesday May 20, 2015 3:30pm - 4:10pm
Room 210

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