Florian Haas

CEO, Principal Consultant, hastexo

Florian is an open source cloud and high availability expert, experienced technical consultant, seasoned training instructor, and technical writer. He is the principal author of the OpenStack High Availability Guide, was previously the principal author of the DRBD User's Guide, and has contributed numerous articles to technical publications. He has previously spoken at Percona Live, the OpenStack Summit, LinuxCon, linux.conf.au, OSCON and many other events.


OpenStack, the fastest growing infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) platform in the open source community, has recently added a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) named Trove, scheduled for its first production OpenStack release in April. Trove's purpose is to provide scalable and reliable cloud DBaaS provisioning functionality for both relational and non-relational database engines. This... [read more]