Sponsorship Opportunities Are Still Available;
Early Bird Discounts End on February 1, 2015
DURHAM, North Carolina – Jan. 20, 2014 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL and OpenStack faster and more reliable, today unveiled the complete conference and tutorial schedule for OpenStack Live 2015, a new annual conference running in parallel with the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2015 at The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center. OpenStack Live 2015 will take place April 13-14. The company also announced that Early Bird registration discounts end on February 1, 2015 at 11:30 p.m. PST.
OpenStack, a highly scalable operating system for public and private clouds, is the fastest-growing open cloud platform. Organized and hosted by Percona, OpenStack Live 2015 is one of the industry’s best opportunities to meet and listen to leading experts in the field about top cloud strategies, improving overall cloud performance, and operational best practices for managing and optimizing OpenStack and its MySQL database core.
Conference breakout sessions will be held on April 14 following the morning’s keynote addresses. The sessions will be delivered by top OpenStack experts from some of the world’s leading OpenStack vendors and practitioners, including HP, IBM Research, Percona, Rackspace, Red Hat, and Time Warner Cable. Sessions will include:
|A Closer Look at Ceph's Performance||Zoltan Arnold Nagy, Cloud Engineer, and Mark Korondi, Cloud Engineer||IBM Research – Zurich|
|Deploying an OpenStack Cloud at Scale at Time Warner Cable||Matthew Fischer, Principal Software Engineer for OpenStack DevOps, and Clayton O’Neill, Principal Software Engineer for OpenStack Cloud||Time Warner Cable|
|Designing a Highly Resilient Network Infrastructure for OpenStack Clouds||Pere Monclus, CTO||PLUMgrid|
|Identifying Major Sources of Variance in a Traditional DBMS: A Case for Predictable Databases||Barzan Mozafari, Assistant Professor||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
|An Introduction to Database as a Service With an Emphasis on OpenStack Using Trove||Amrith Kumar, Founder and CTO andTushar Katarki, Director of Product Management||Tesora, Inc.Percona|
|Lightweight OpenStack Benchmarking Service With Rally and Docker||Swapnil Kulkarni, Senior Software Engineer||Red Hat|
|Monasca: Monitoring as a Service (at Scale)||Roland Hochmuth, Software Architect, Deklan Dieterly, Senior Software Engineer, and Craig Bryant, Expert Engineer||HP|
|MongoDB Profiler Deep Dive||Kenny Gorman, Co-Founder||ObjectRocket by Rackspace|
|MySQL and OpenStack Deep Dive||Peter Boros, Principal Architect||Percona|
|OpenStack at MiMedia: Scalable Consumer Media||Michael Yoon, CTO||MiMedia|
|RDO Community||Alvaro Lopez Ortega, OpenStack R&D, Engineering Manager||Red Hat|
|Replication and Clustering With OpenStack Trove||Amrith Kumar, Founder & CTO, and Doug Shelley, VP Product Development||Tesora, Inc.|
|Show Me the Services! Leveraging OpenStack PaaS Services from Cloud Foundry Apps||Andrew Conrad, Development Manager||HP|
|So, You Want to Contribute to OpenStack...||George Lorch, Software Engineer||Percona|
|Trove in the Real World - Adventures in Running Production Workloads on Upstream Code||Nikhil Manchanda, Principal Software Engineer Lead, and Andrew Conrad, Development Manager||HP|
Tutorials sessions take place on April 13, 2015. Tutorials provide practical, in-depth knowledge of critical OpenStack issues. Topics include:
|Barbican: Securing Your Secrets||Douglas Mendizábal, Software Developer IV, Chelsea Winfree, Software Developer, and Steve Heyman, QE Software Developer||Rackspace|
|Deploying, Configuring and Operating OpenStack Trove||Amrith Kumar, Founder & CTO, and Doug Shelley, VP Product Development||Tesora, Inc.|
|Essential DevStack||Swapnil Kulkarni, Senior Software Engineer||Red Hat|
|Get Your Hands Dirty With OpenStack Storage: Ceph||Zoltan Arnold Nagy, Cloud Engineer, and Mark Korondi, Cloud Engineer||IBM Research – Zurich|
|OpenStack Networking Introduction||Valentina Alaria, Head Product & Solutions Marketing, and Brendan Howes, Solutions Architect||PLUMgrid|
|Hacking OpenStack for Padawans||Adolfo Brandes, Senior Consultant||Hastexo|
Sponsorship opportunities for OpenStack Live 2015 are available. Sponsors become a part of a dynamic and growing ecosystem of OpenStack and MySQL professionals, including DBAs, SysAdmins, developers, CTOs, CEOs, business managers, technology evangelists, solutions vendors, investors, and entrepreneurs who typically attend Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo events.
Having Fun at the Hyatt
The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara is the best place to stay and enjoy all conference activities. Attendees for Percona conferences have been known to mingle at the Hyatt bar throughout the afternoon and long into the evening. Percona has reserved a block of rooms, and attendees who make their reservations via the OpenStack Live 2015 website receive a special rate. Special rates will be available until March 23, 2015, or until the group block is sold out.
Planning to Attend?
Early Bird Discounts for OpenStack Live 2015 are available through February 1, 2015 at 11:30 p.m. PST.
Percona Live Conferences
What: OpenStack Live 2015
Where: The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center
5101 Great America Parkway Santa Clara, CA 95054
When: April 13-14, 2015
Percona has made MySQL and OpenStack and faster and more reliable for over 2,800 consulting and support customers worldwide since 2006. Percona provides enterprise-grade Support, Consulting, Managed Services, and Training services to companies such as Cisco Systems, Time Warner Cable, Alcatel-Lucent, Groupon, and the BBC. Percona's founders authored the definitive book High Performance MySQL from O'Reilly Press and the widely read Percona Performance Blog. Percona also develops software for MySQL and OpenStack users, including Percona Server, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, and Percona Toolkit. The popular Percona Live conferences draw attendees and acclaimed speakers from around the world. For more information, visit www.percona.com.
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