This track features the developers who write the code, the solution architects who work in the field, and the product managers who contribute to product direction. Example topics include: technology overviews, roadmaps, and deep dives, deployment techniques, performance optimization, and system management. Attendees will learn how to increase performance and scalability, implement security policies, meet service level agreements, and more effectively manage deployments.
This session will provide a technical jump start to managing your own open hybrid cloud environment. During the session, attendees will learn how Red Hat CloudForms can define, build, and deploy resources across public and private clouds, and across physical and virtual infrastructures. Xavier Lecauchois and John Hardy will provide business and architectural overviews, a roadmap for upcoming capabilities, and a brief demonstration.
Location: Room 304
|Application and platform infrastructure||Wednesday, June 12||10:40 am - 11:40 am||2.0 / 5.0|
This track targets the juncture of business and IT considerations necessary to create competitive advantage. Example topics include: new architecture deployments, competitive differentiators, long-term and hidden costs, and security. Attendees will learn how to align architecture and technology decisions with their specific business needs and how and when IT departments should drive competitive advantage.
In this session, Bryan Che will:
Bryan will also explain how to work with Red Hat’s comprehensive cloud portfolio to build an open hybrid cloud – from building cloud infrastructure to managing Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).
Location: Room 309
|Business and IT strategy alignment||Wednesday, June 12||2:30 pm - 3:30 pm||1.0 / 5.0|
Join this session to learn how the transformation to virtualized- and cloud-based services is shaping the defense industry. In this session, decision-makers and policy-makers from the U.S. Army and independent defense agencies will share information about the new IT architectures taking shape. Their conversation will center around the use of Red Hat’s technologies and open hybrid cloud vision, and how they are shaping the next generation of data services. They will discuss:
Location: Room 309
Topics: Cloud deployment, Cost savings, Manageability, OpenShift by Red Hat, OpenStack, Performance, Red Hat Cloud, Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat JBoss BRMS, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat Network Satellite, Red Hat Storage, Reliability, Scalability, Security
|Business and IT strategy alignment||Thursday, June 13||3:40 pm - 4:40 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
This track covers the changing concepts and implications of moving workloads to the cloud. Example topics include: data migration, consumption models, operational approaches, and management frameworks. Attendees will gain insight into cloud-readiness for their IT infrastructures and businesses, and learn how to maintain control, security, and compliance when moving to hybrid cloud operational models.
In this session, Vinny Valdez and James Labocki will discuss:
Location: Room 310
|Cloud readiness||Wednesday, June 12||4:50 pm - 5:50 pm||4.0 / 5.0|
Discover why AutoTrader Group selected ManageIQ, who was recently acquired by Red Hat, as its partner to deliver its private cloud infrastructure. Learn about the differentiators that ManageIQ brings and why they matter in the real world.
In this session, AutoTrader Group’s Brad Ascar will discuss the reasons his company selected ManageIQ and the key takeaways for you and your company.
This is a great session to attend if you have any of these questions:
Location: Room 310
|Cloud readiness||Thursday, June 13||1:20 pm - 2:20 pm||1.0 / 5.0|
This track features how-to (step-by-step) sessions that describe aligning the activities relating to people, processes, and technologies with long-term business objectives. Example topics include: management, optimization, and reporting. Attendees will learn about practical, proven solutions that will help them meet tomorrow's business demands.
Red Hat Network Satellite has been successfully managing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in traditional datacenters – from small, local deployments to vast, mission-critical infrastructures – since 2002. In this session, Thomas Cameron, Alice Cockrum, and Todd Warner will discuss the future direction of Red Hat Network Satellite. They will also explain how to build next-generation technology into Red Hat Network Satellite with a focus on hyper-scale computing beyond the datacenter.
Location: Room 312
|IT efficiency||Wednesday, June 12||1:20 pm - 2:20 pm||3.0 / 5.0|
This track covers the datacenter landscape. Example topics include: product comparisons, open source methodology, and product analysis that debunks common misconceptions. Attendees will learn how Red Hat cloud, middleware, operating system, storage, and virtualization products stack up against proprietary offerings and fit within the broader industry landscape.
As an industry, we’ve mostly moved on from naive notions about cloud computing being inherently “safe” or “risky.” However, more sophisticated discussions require both greater nuance and greater rigor.
In this session, Red Hat cloud evangelist Gordon Haff will:
This is a broad and sometimes complex topic. However, it’s very manageable if individual risk factors are considered systematically and specifically. This session will give attendees the tools and knowledge to make informed decisions.
Location: Room 302
|Market perceptions and competition||Wednesday, June 12||1:20 pm - 2:20 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
There’s no single approach to building a cloud as IT teams aren’t trying to solve the exact same problem. That’s why Red Hat products are designed to work together to modernize your infrastructure and deliver the flexibility and agility promised by cloud computing.
In this session, Gordon Haff will provide examples of how Red Hat customers are using the company’s product portfolio to build clouds. These will include in-production examples that require cloud readiness and massive scalibility from Red Hat Storage Server and an example of using OpenShift Enterprise, Red Hat CloudForms, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux together.
Attendees will learn about a combination of case studies and use cases that demonstrate practical cloud solutions that use one or more Red Hat products. Learn how Red Hat technology can make you cloud ready!
Location: Room 313
Topics: Big data, Cloud deployment, Clustering, Cost savings, Flexibility, GlusterFS, Interoperability, Manageability, OpenShift by Red Hat, OpenStack, Performance, Portability, Red Hat Cloud, Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Storage Server, Reliability, Scalability, Security
|Market perceptions and competition||Wednesday, June 12||2:30 pm - 3:30 pm||3.0 / 5.0|
This track features moderated panels of Red Hat customers, partners, and solution experts. Example topics include: real world deployments, best practices, and lessons learned. Attendees will learn competitive advantages for driving increased business value.
Engage with Red Hat customers who are virtualizing their IT infrastructures with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization to reduce costs, scale with business growth, and maintain high-performing systems. Enterprise businesses across a variety of industries and sectors rely on Red Hat products and solutions to address the critical business demands facing IT organizations today. Learn best practices and see how Red Hat solutions can give your business a competitive advantage.
Location: Room 306
Topics: Big data, Cloud deployment, Cost savings, Flexibility, Interoperability, Manageability, OpenShift by Red Hat, OpenStack, Performance, Red Hat Cloud, Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Consulting, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise MRG, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat JBoss BRMS, Red Hat Network Satellite, Red Hat Storage, Reliability, Scalability
|Town hall||Thursday, June 13||4:50 pm - 5:50 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
Join Red Hat customers to learn more about how they use Red Hat Network Satellite, an easy-to-use systems management platform, for growing their Linux infrastructures and open source environments. Find out how our panelists are managing tens, hundreds – even thousand – of servers as easily as one.
Location: Room 306
Topics: Cloud deployment, Clustering, Cost savings, Flexibility, Integration, Interoperability, Manageability, Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Consulting, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise MRG, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat Network Satellite, Reliability, Scalability, Security
|Town hall||Friday, June 14||9:45 am - 10:45 am||2.0 / 5.0|