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It's a wrap! the OpenShift Commons Gathering at Red Hat Summit showcased 15 OpenShift Production Case Studies and technical updates from project engineers and architects. 

The OpenShift Commons Gathering featured speakers from NASA, Volkswagen, UPS, RBC Microsoft Azure, VMWare and Red Hat's CEO Jim Whitehurst!

The OpenShift Commons Gathering at Red Hat Summit brought together experts from all over the world to discuss the container technologies, operators, the operator framework, best practices for cloud-native application developers and the  open source software projects that underpin the OpenShift ecosystem to help take us all to the next level in cloud-native computing. This gathering brought 1,000+ developers, project leads, cloud architects, DevOps professionals, sysadmins, and cloud-native practitioners together to explore the next steps in making container technologies successful and secure at scale.

Here are the slides from the show

{edited videos will be uploaded to youtube shortly, but if you are in a rush, you can watch the live stream recordings on our facebook/openshift page!}

Talk Speakers Video Slides
Fireside Chat with Red Hat's CEO, Jim Whitehurst Jim Whitehurst (Red Hat) and Diane Mueller (Red Hat) Video N/A
OpenShift 4.0 and Beyond Clayton Coleman, Mike Barrett and Derek Carr(Red Hat) Video N/A
Keynote: OpenShift at NASA Jeff Walter (NASA) Video Slides
Case Study: OpenShift @ Volkswagen Marcus Greul (Volkswagen AG), Martin Reinke (Red Hat) and Noel O'Connor (Red Hat) Video Slides
Case Study: OpenShift @ National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) Andrew Heifetz (Ampsight), James Cherry (National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency) and Nick Sabine (Red Hat) Video Slides
Case Study: OpenShift @ Royal Bank of Canada Raj Channa (Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)) and Dhwanil Raval (Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)) Video Slides
State of OpenShift on VMWare Robbie Jerrom (VMware) Video Slides
State of the Operators: Framework, SDKs, Hubs and Beyond Rob Szumski (Red Hat) Video Slides
State of OpenShift on Azure @ Sabre Jim Zimmerman (Microsoft), Jim Minter (Red Hat) and Jim Anderson (Sabre) Video Slides
OpenShift on Azure @ Sabre Jim Anderson (Sabre) Video Slides
OpenShift in Telco Panel Moderator: Paul Lancaster (Red Hat), Guillaume Poulet (Optus), Paul Fischer (Bell Canada), Vasily Chekalkin (Optus) Video N/A
Case Study: OpenShift @ Thyssenkrupp Elevators Billy Holmes (Red Hat) and Joshua Bryant (thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas) Video Slides
Case Study: OpenShift @ Best Buy Canada Jamil Ahmed (Best Buy Canada), Taneem Ibrahim (Red Hat) and Andrew Block (Red Hat) Video Slides
Case Study: OpenShift @ UPS Freddy Montero (Red Hat) and Kevin Chiang (UPS) Video Slides
OpenShift in Financial Services Panel Daniel Sanchez (Banco Hipotecario), Eero Arvonen (Suomen Asiakastieto), Raj Channa (Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Glen Rhodes (ANZ) Video  N/A
The Road Ahead: OpenShift, Kubernetes and Beyond Brian Gracely (Red Hat) Video Slides
AMA Panel with OpenShift PM team members Joe Fernandes (Red Hat) Video N/A
Closing Diane Mueller (Red Hat) Video N/A


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This Commons Gathering featured some of the brightest technical minds in cloud technology discussing the future of OpenShift and its related upstream open source projects. With OpenShift Container Platform quickly gaining adoption around the world, the OpenShift Commons Gathering offers talks from upstream project leads, and case studies from users across multiple industries and use cases. This event also included face-to-face meetings for all the OpenShift Commons Special Interest Groups.

Highlights from the Gathering in Boston included a tour de force series of demos and updates on the forthcoming Red Hat OpenShift 4.0 release with Clayton Coleman, Mike Barrett and Derek Carr. With the move to Operators in this next release, many of the talks at Gathering focused on the usage and creation of Kubernetes Operators. Engineers from NASA, RBC, Thyssenkrupp Elevators, Volkswagen, Best Buy and UPS were on hand to discuss their usage of the OpenShift platform to meet business goals and drive innovation.

OpenShift's Diane Mueller interviewed Red Hat's CEO, Jim Whitehurst, in front of a live audience in a fireside chat , discussing the implications of Kubernetes, OpenShift, and the digital transformation for enterprises around the world.

What is OpenShift Commons?

Commons builds connections and collaboration across OpenShift communities, projects, and stakeholders. In doing so we'll enable the success of customers, users, partners, and contributors as we deepen our knowledge and experiences together.

Our goal go beyond driving code contributions. Commons is a place for companies using OpenShift to accelerate its success and adoption. To do this we'll act as resources for each other, share best practices and provide a forum for peer-to-peer communication.

Join OpenShift Commons today!

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