Red Hat presenting over 35 sessions at OpenStack Summit this month.

The OpenStack Foundation has posted the OpenStack Summit final session agenda and we are thrilled to be presenting more than 35 sessions and workshops on exciting topics such as containers, storage, networking, compute and more, at this month’s OpenStack Summit.

In addition to our general sessions and workshops, Red Hat will have a breakout track covering more than seven cloud solution presentations. And Chris Wright, VP of software engineering, will be joining the Monday morning keynote presentation to share details on Red Hat’s OpenStack technologies (April 25 from 9:00-10:45 a.m.).

See below for a full list of Red Hat sessions. And make sure to stop by our booth in the Marketplace starting Monday evening. We’re looking forward to seeing you in Austin!

For more details on each session, click on the title below:


Monday April 25th

Red Hat Sponsor Breakout Track

(Level 4, 260 pax Theater)

 7+ Red Hat cloud solution presentations

(Agenda to be published soon!)



Panel: Pros and cons of various OpenStack consumption models Jonathan Gershater (Red Hat), Cody Hill (Platform9 Systems, Inc), VS Joshi (EMC), Ashish Nadkarni (IDC) 11:15am – 11:55am
Contributing to the Success of OpenStack Mark McLoughlin & Alexis Monville 11:15am – 11:55am
Expanding DBaaS Workloads with OpenStack Trove and Manila Sean Cohen, Amrith Kumar (Tesora), Andrew Kutner (NetApp) 12:05pm – 12:45pm
Elephant in the Room: What’s the TCO for an OpenStack Cloud? Massimo Ferrari & Erich Morisse 12:05pm – 12:45pm
Performance Measuring Tools for the Cloud D Shakshober (Red Hat), Nicholas Wakou (Dell), Arek Chylinski, Wang Xiaofei (AWCloud), Yuting Wu 12:05pm – 12:45pm
What science knows about happiness that could transform OpenStack Alexis Monville 12:05pm – 12:45pm
OpenStack Infrastruture for Beginners Paul Belanger (Red Hat), Elizabeth K. Joseph (HPE), Christopher Aedo (IBM) 2:00pm – 2:40pm
Workshop: Hands on to configure your cloud to be able to charge your users using official OpenStack components! Julien Danjou, Christophe Sauthier, Stéphane Albert, Gauvain Pocentek & Maximiliano Venesio 2:00pm – 3:30pm
OpenStack Stable: What it actually means to maintain stable branches Ihar Hrachyshka (Red Hat), Matt Riedemann (IBM), Matthew Treinish (HPE) 2:50pm – 3:30pm
The omniscient cloud: Bare metal inspection status update Dmitry Tantsur 3:40pm – 4:20pm
OpenShift and OpenStack: Delivering Applications Together Scott McCarty 4:40pm – 5:20pm
Deep dive into Neutron upgrade story Artur Korzeniewski (Intel), Ihar Hrachyshka (Red Hat), Rossella Sblendido (SuSE) 4:40pm – 5:20pm
Swisscom in Production with OpenStack and CloudFoundry Chris Wright (Red Hat), Chip Childers, Marcel Haerry, Pere Monclus & Ros Roseboro 4:40pm – 5:20pm

Tuesday April 26th

Integrate Active Directory with OpenStack Keystone Martin Lopes 12:05pm – 2:45pm
How to troubleshoot OpenStack without losing sleep Sadique Puthen & Dustin Black 12:05pm – 2:45pm
Introduction to Container Security Thomas Cameron  2:50pm – 3:30pm
Manila: Experience it Through Demos! Dustin Schoenbrun, Akshai Parthasarathy (Netapp) 2:50pm – 3:30pm
Advances in Keystone’s Role Based Access Control Adam Young (Red Hat) and Henry Nash (IBM) 3:40pm – 4:20pm
RDO Community Meetup Rich Bowen & RDO Community 4:40pm – 5:50pm
Using open source security architecture to defend against targeted attacks Dan Lambright (Red Hat), Alexander Adamov (Mirantis) 5:30pm – 6:10pm
CephFS as a service with OpenStack Manila John Spray 5:30pm – 6:10pm

Wednesday April 27th

Zaqar Messaging for Microservices and IoT Fei Long Wang (Catalyst), Ryan Brown (Red Hat), Victoria Martinez de la Cruz (Red Hat) 9:00am – 9:40am
Service Function Chaining – Technology Analysis and Perspective Tim Rozet (Red Hat), Bin Hu (AT&T) 9:50am – 10:30am
Debugging OpenStack failure scenarios with Ansible and Oslogmerger Miguel Angel Ajo (Red Hat), Gorka Eguileor (Red Hat) 11:50am – 12:30pm
Is that a Cloud in your Pocket? Steven Ellis 11:50am – 12:30pm
Tired of iptables based security groups? Here’s how to gain tremendous speed with Open vSwitch instead! Jakub Libosvar (Red Hat), Rodolfo Alonso (Intel) 1:50pm – 2:30pm
Achieving Five-Nines of VNF Reliability in Telco-Grade OpenStack Cloud Rimma Iontel (Red Hat), Eoin Walsh (Intel) 1:50pm – 2:30pm
Designing for NFV: Lessons Learned from Deploying at Verizon Radhesh Balakrishnan (Red Hat), Kyle Forrester (Big Switch), Chris Emmons (Dell) 3:30pm – 4:10pm
Protecting the Galaxy – Multi-Region Disaster Recovery with OpenStack and Ceph Sean Cohen, Federico Lucifredi, Sebastien Han 4:30pm – 5:10pm

Thursday April 28th

Lab: Deploy Microservices Architecture on OpenStack using Kubernetes, Docker, Flannel and etcd Al Kari 9:00am – 10:30am
Orchestrated Containerization with OpenStack Lars Herrmann 9:00am – 9:40am
The Notorious M.T.U. Kevin Benton (Mirantis), Sean Collins (Mirantis), Matthew Kassawara (IBM), Ihar Hrachyshka (Red Hat) 9:00am – 9:40am
CephFS in Jewel: Stable at last Greg Farnum 11:00am – 11:40am
Using a Service VM as an IPv6 vRouter Bin Hu (AT&T), Sridhar Gaddam (Red Hat), Prakash (Huawei) 11:00am – 11:40am
Neutron Quality of Service, new features and future roadmap. Miguel Ángel Ajo (Red Hat), Victor Howard (Comcast), Sławek Kapłoński (OVH Group) 1:30pm – 2:10pm



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