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Monday, May 12 • 5:30pm - 6:10pm
Bridging The Gap: OpenStack For VMware Administrators

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As OpenStack continues to grow, Enterprises are beginning to explore and to implement OpenStack as their Cloud platform of choice. Often, these companies have existing investments and expertise with VMware technologies. In order to prepare for this new world, these people who are familiar with VMware concepts and terminology will need to understand the parallel concepts and terminology in OpenStack. In this keynote, a VMware veteran who have moved from the VMware space into the OpenStack space will talk about how to bridge the gap between vSphere and OpenStack concepts and. This session will be valuable for anyone who needs a better grasp of how to talk about both VMware and OpenStack in an enterprise context.
We will also explore the concept of Cloud-native applications and talk about the differences between operating a VMware environment and an OpenStack Cloud platform. Finally, we will discuss how VMware, as a company, has been bridging these 2 world by integrating their technologies with OpenStack in both the Havana and Icehouse releases.

Speakers
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Cody Bunch

Principal Architect, Private Cloud at Rackspace, Rackspace
Cody Bunch is a Principal Architect with Rackspace. Cody has authored or co-authored several OpenStack and VMware books. Cody also regularly speaks at industry events and local user groups. You can follow Cody on Twitter @cody_bunch.
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Kenneth Hui

Technology Evangelist, Rackspace
Kenneth Hui is a Technology Evangelist with Rackspace. His passion is to help IT deliver value to their customers through collaboration, automation, and cloud computing. Ken blogs about cloud computing, OpenStack, and VMware at http://cloudarchitectmusings.com and at http://www.rackspace.com./blog/author/kenneth-hui... Read More →
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Scott Lowe

Staff Kubernetes Architect, VMware, Inc.
Scott Lowe is a well-known author, blogger, speaker, podcaster (the Full Stack Journey podcast), and a 20+ year veteran of the IT industry. Scott has held a variety of roles over the course of his career, ranging from entry-level desktop support to CTO for a small start-up. He's currently... Read More →


Monday May 12, 2014 5:30pm - 6:10pm
Room B206

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