Using Percona Server as Database-as-a-Service on OpenStack

Cloud and Virtualization
24 April 1:00pm - 1:50pm @ Ballroom E

RedDwarf is a project to provide database-as-a-service (DBaaS) as part of the OpenStack open source cloud project.

HP Cloud Services is a leading contributor to OpenStack and to RedDwarf. HP Cloud Services runs a public cloud, and uses Percona Server as the database server enabled by it's DBaaS service.

In this session, you will learn how to sign up for for HPCloud and how to access and use the RedDwarf APIs to use and administer the features of Percona Server -as-a-service.

Speakers

Mark Atwood
Director of Open Source Engagement, Hewlett-Packard
Biography: 
Mark Atwood is the Director of Open Source Engagement at Hewlett-Packard. His technology interests include open source development and governance, open standards, and cloud computing. He was an employee of the original MySQL AB, specializing in custom storage engines, and later he was one of the original DrizzleDB developers. He describes his work as "learning amazing stuff and meeting amazing people, and then introducing them all to each other".
Vipul Sabhaya
Lead Software Developer, HP
Biography: 
Vipul Sabhaya works in the HP Cloud Platform Services team out of Seattle as a Lead Software Developer. Vipul led the HP Cloud effort to get a Database as a Service product to Private Beta with Openstack RedDwarf. Vipul is excited about building awesome community-based Platform as a Service software on top of Openstack. Before joining HP Cloud, Vipul worked on architecture and development of Cloud-based B2B Integration Platform at Hubspan. Vipul graduated with a Bachelors in Computer Science from the University of Washington.
Jim Cooley
Director of Engineering, HP
Biography: 
Jim is the Director of Engineering for the the HP Cloud Services' managed database service based on Reddwarf and Openstack. Prior to joining HP, Jim was Sr Engineering Manager with Amazon Web Services for Elastic Block Storage and the Co-Founder and VP of Engineering of the wireless startup Zumobi. He is a long time proponent of open/shared software development. Prior to that, Jim spent over 11 years in a variety of senior technical roles at Microsoft, Aldus, and the Walt Disney Internet Group working with a broad array of products and technologies.

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