We organize more than 150 breakout sessions into tracks to help navigate all of the options available at any given time. Each track has a unique solution-focus, but attendees will see a variety of products, demos, customer success stories, and more within a single track.
Over the years, several session speakers have emerged as event celebrities and several subjects have emerged as must-see attractions, garnering standing-room-only crowds. This track serves as a home to their sessions.
Denise Dumas, Paul Frields
Denise Dumas, Paul Frields
Thomas Cameron, Todd Warner
Daniel Riek, Lars Herrmann
Larry Woodman, Douglas (Shak) Shakshober
Douglas (Shak) Shakshober, Larry Woodman
Ståle Pedersen, Andrig Miller
Roger Lopez, Sanjay Rao
This track provides overview and deep dive sessions that cover the products, features, and technologies for datacenter modernization and consolidation. Example topics include: storage migration, performance optimization, management of data in distributed applications, and middleware integration. Attendees will learn how to enable lines of business to rapidly respond to business events in an automated manner, automate rules-driven business processes, and integrate applications, data, and embedded devices across all cloud environments.
Alan Santos, Keith Babo, Kevin Conner
Tristan Tarrant, Divya Mehra
Kurt Stam, Eric Wittmann
Eric D. Schabell
Jaroslav Blazek, Jaroslav Barabas
Ted Jones, William Collins, Kenneth Peeples
Kenneth Peeples, Syed Rasheed
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: deployment techniques, performance optimization, and system management, and sessions will include technology overviews, roadmaps, and deep dives. Attendees will learn how to increase performance and scalability, implement security policies, meet service level agreements, and more effectively manage deployments.
Anand Subramanian, Rajesh Joseph
Sayandeb Saha, Rich Fortier
John Herr, Aaron Weitekamp
Will Foster, Kambiz Aghaiepour, Dan Radez
Jeff Darcy, Raghavan Pichai, Venky Shankar
Christopher Duryee, Rich Jerrido, Bryan Kearney
Bruno Meseguer, Nelson Joaquim
This track covers application development tools and technologies. Example topics include: best practices, methodologies, and techniques for building applications in C, C++, Java, PHP/LAMP, Ruby, Node.js, and many other commonly used developer tools and languages, and new development approaches such as Platform-as-a-Service. Attendees will also learn how the tools that build, run, and scale applications are evolving.
Mark Little, Rob Davies, Tim Fox, Jason Greene, Pete Muir
Gorkem Ercan, Burr Sutter
John Doyle, Brian Stansberry
Simon Cashmore, Gonzalo Silva Cruz, Matt Depue
Serge Pagop, Burr Sutter
Martin Liebrich, Bartosz Majsak
Filippo Crea, Andrea Sormanni, Edoardo Schepis
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 can provide competitive advantage.
Pierre Fricke, Ken Johnson
David S. Linthicum, Gordon Haff
Hicham Tout, Dan Juengst
Vamsi Chemitiganti, James Labocki
Rob Barker, Justin Holmes
Phil Simpson, Prakash Aradhya
Sandeep Puri, Mike White, Mike Barrett
Mark Pallone, Zach Smith, James Kirkland
Keita Yamaguchi, Vishal Ghariwala, Masahiko Umeno
This track will focus on best practices and advantages of deploying Red Hat’s full portfolio of cloud solutions including Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure, Red Hat CloudForms, and more. Attendees will hear use cases from customers, and learn how they can successfully integrate Red Hat’s cloud solutions into their IT strategy.
David Simmons, Kevin Morey
Dan Radez, Brad Ascar
John Byrne, Craig Carl, John Hoffer, Michael Pagan
Keith Basil, Sean Cohen, Tushar Katarki
Jonathan Gershater, Wes Day
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.
Santosh Satyan, Daryn McCool, Jerome Boutaud
Craig Carl, Tushar Katarki, Veda Shankar
Gordon Haff, Jane Circle
Damon Tepe, John Hardy
Anderson Dang, Mike McGrath, Dan Trainor
John Hardy, Ronak Mallik
Alex Barreto, Jason Dillaman, Bill Helgeson
Jason Dillaman, Nick Lane, Sean Lee
This track showcases community leaders and their innovative upstream work, as well as the certified commercial solutions that the Red Hat partner ecosystem brings to market. Attendees will also gain a better understanding of the value of a Red Hat subscription and learn how to extract the maximum value from their investments.
Carl Trieloff, Karanbir Singh
Joseph George, William Mason
Addam Krucek, Terry Bowling, Ryan Hennessy
Mike Cohen, Duane DeCapite
Michael St. Jean, Veda Shankar
Shubh Ram, Shrikant Ghare
Jon Benedict, Steven Carter, Arthur Enright
This track features sessions covering the trends and strategies driving the future of enterprise computing. Example topics include: big data, mobile, software-defined storage, and intelligent systems. Attendees will be among the first to know about what's coming from Red Hat and how to better plan for shifts in the IT landscape.
Jay Balunas, Steve O'Keefe, Burr Sutter
Jacob Shucart, Erin Boyd, Diane Feddema
David Egts, Emilio Patricio, Mark Mata, Greg Scott, Professor Yeng Chai Soh
Vijay Bellur, John Mark Walker
Jon Masters, Leendert Van Doorn, Bradley McCredie, Jeff Underhill
Rohit Bakhshi, Yan Fisher
Gunnar Morling, Sanne Grinovero
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.
Keith Robertson, Linda Wang
Heiko Rupp, Alan Santos, Thomas Segismont
Jim Strong, Anderson Silva, Andrew Butcher
Jeffrey Blank, Shawn Wells
Christoph Doerbeck, Karl Abbott, Linda Wang
Andrew Block, Tim Bielawa
This track highlights the features and capabilities that position Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 as the platform for next-generation IT. Sessions will cover topics specific to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 beta, ranging from Linux containers, the OpenLMI framework, and cross-domain identity management to the powerful system and performance management tools. Attendees can use examples of real-world use cases and the experiences of beta participants to plan their own implementations.
Russell Doty, Stephen Gallagher
Thomas Cameron, John Harrigan
Morgan Mears, John Harrigan
Mark Heslin, Dmitri Pal
Bhavna Sarathy, Bob Kozdemba, Linda Wang
Eric Dube, Rashid Khan
Ben Breard, Lennart Poettering
Vinod Chegu, Rik van Riel
David Cantrell, Paul Frields
Ric Wheeler, Steve Dickson
Thomas Graf, Rashid Khan
Co-located with Red Hat Summit, DevNation offers an agenda tailored to application developers and maintainers who build with open source. Attendees from both events will be able to attend sessions in this track, which will offer sessions relevant to both audiences.
Matt Hicks, Ashesh Badani, Joe Fernandes
Lincoln Baxter III
Steve Citron-Pousty, Grant Shipley
Jérôme Petazzoni, Alexander Larsson
Gary Lamperillo, Gurvinder Singh, Eric Swiniarski
This track features a sampling from Red Hat's robust training and consulting services that are offered on both an individual and team basis.
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.
Adam Jollans, Michael Day, Jeff Jameson
Ted Brunell, John Keese, Kent Rockwell, Clay Wells
Raïssa Tona, Venkatesh Jakka, Bernard Lee, Nirmal Mehta, Tiago Menezes, Cristiano Pereira, Melvin Soh
Ron Pacheco, Jason Spears, Nathan Thaler, Micheal Waltz
Dan Juengst, Lans Carstensen, John Liptak, Kevin Meredith, John Wiebalk
Todd Warner, Remmele J. Hinton, Felipe Pereira, Greg Procunier
Jeff Jameson, Jakub Chrzeszczyk, Rimma Iontel, Matt Walburn, James Weatherell
Richard Brueckner, Andrea Fabrizi, Bob Page
Ashish Nadkarni, Pankaj Gautam, Joe Pearse, David Yaffe
Don Frederick, Rob Barker, Brijesh Kalidindi, Seong K. Mun
Brian Ashburn, Erik H. Berger, Teresa Bobadilla, John Galvin, Markus Merder
These sessions focus on a particular topic, but are facilitated conversations rather than being purely instructor- led. You can discuss the topics that interest you most during one of our evening BoF sessions (beer included).
Bilgehan Ozpeynirci, John Doyle, Jason Greene, Rich Sharples
Heiko Rupp, Alan Santos, Thomas Segismont
Our 2 hour, instructor-led labs allow attendees to use, touch, and experience Red Hat solutions in a hands-on environment.
Scott Herold, Jonathan Gershater, James Labocki
Christoph Doerbeck, Jonathan Brassow
Kenneth Peeples, Keith Babo
Bob Kozdemba, Miciah Masters, Grant Shipley
Todd Sanders, Bryan Kearney
Christoph Doerbeck, Johnray Fuller, Daniel Walsh
Jacob Shucart, John Hoffer
Scott Collier, Chris Alfonso, Steve Reichard, Vinny Valdez, Aaron Weitekamp
Brad Ascar, John Hardy
Ben Breard, Rick Ring, Mike Watkins
Walter Tessman, Veda Shankar
Jacob Shucart, Brandon Newell