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Tuesday, April 16 • 5:20pm - 6:00pm
Panel: Interoperability

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Interoperability allows OpenStack users to transfer workloads between providers; however, even minor differences between deployments can create significant interop challenges.  By solving these problems, we can create a clouds that provide fault tolerance at the technical, geographic and commercial level.  Join us for a lively discussion about the opportunities and challenges facing us in our quest for workload portability.  Our panel includes a broad range of representatives on both the infrastructure, client and system side.

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Rob Hirschfeld

OpenStack Board, DefCore Committee Co-Chair, RackN
I've been involved in OpenStack since the earliest days with a focus on ops and building the physical infrastructure that powers cloud and storage. 

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Jonathan LaCour

VP, Cloud, DreamHost
Jonathan has been programming from a young age, finessing his way through many programming languages. After cutting his teeth with several smaller jobs and personal projects, Jonathan joined VertiSoft Corp. in 1997, catapulting him into the culture of "software as a service" well before it became an industry buzzword. Jonathan harnessed his passion for user experience in the computer science program at Georgia Tech by taking courses in... Read More →
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Joshua McKenty

Field CTO, Cloud Foundry at Pivotal, Pivotal
Entrepreneur and technologist Joshua McKenty is the Field CTO for Cloud Foundry, at Pivotal. McKenty works with Fortune 100 customers who seek to transition to a cloud-native architecture, and with Pivotal’s Cloud Foundry team to bring new features and functionality to Cloud Foundry-based products, the industry-standard enterprise platform for the cloud era.  | A San Francisco Business Times 40-Under-40 Leader and NASA Ames Honor Award... Read More →

Peter Pouliot

Microsoft OpenStack Evangelist, Microsoft
Peter Pouliot has been a key leader in driving support for Microsoft's virtualization platform, Hyper-V within the Openstack ecosystem.  In 2011 while with SuSE he deployed the first Openstack cloud on Hyper-V.   Now with Microsoft he has successfully organized a community to support the ongoing development of the Hyper-V compute driver for Openstack, as well as provided leadership and guidence for the successful reintegration of the... Read More →
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Monty Taylor

Director of OpenStack Innovation, IBM
Monty is a long time Free Software Hacker and a Distinguished Engineer at IBM. He is founder and currently a core team member of OpenStack Infra - which runs OpenStack's massively scalable dev/test and CI system. Because of that, he's one of the world's largest OpenStack end users. You should never let him name projects, because if you do, you'll end up with something like "jeepyb". Before OpenStack he was a MySQL consultant and a core dev on the... Read More →
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Troy Toman

VP of Engineering, Rackspace

Tuesday April 16, 2013 5:20pm - 6:00pm
A107+108+109 (Portland Convention Center) (777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Portland, OR 97232)

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