Hosted by Aptira and the OpenStack Foundation, the conference has a range of sessions on the broader cloud and Software Defined Infrastructure ecosystem including OpenStack, containers, PaaS and automation. The conference also features keynote presentations from industry leading figures, workshops and a networking event for a less formal opportunity to engage with the community.
We are currently looking for speakers and sponsors for OpenStack Days India. If you’d like to be involved, please complete the forms below. Note that sponsorships close on the 5th of June, and speaker submissions are due by the 10th of June:
Openstack Days India 2016 will be held at the J.N. Tata Auditorium, National Science Symposium Complex. IISc is about 35kms from the airport. One could take either a prepaid taxi (currently, costs Rs. 750, and the counter is available near the exit of the Airport Building), or a city taxi (costs about Rs. 500, and a queue for the same is just outside the airport building). The Institute is known as “Tata Institute” to the locals and is just past Mekhri circle and on the way to Yeshwantpur (one must take a right turn at Mekhri circle). Shuttle bus service, operated by Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), runs from the airport to various areas in Bangalore city every 15 minutes, which costs around 140 rupees to Mekhri circle. Prepaid taxi facility is available at Airport. Some of the basic taxi services available. For more informaiton, please visit http://www.csic.iisc.ernet.in/nssc.html
Red Hat Inc
Red Hat India
AT&T Communications Services India Pvt Ltd
Divya K Konoor IBM
OpenStack India Days will be held over two days:
Day 1 will consist of workshops, and will be held in Room A.
Day 2 will consist of business style talks in the Main Room, as well as tech talks and workshops in Room A.
Speaker: Jonathan Bryce, OpenStack Foundation
Speaker Bio: Jonathan Bryce, who has spent his career building the cloud, is Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation. Previously he was a founder of The Rackspace Cloud. He started his career working as a web developer for Rackspace, and during his tenure, he and co-worker Todd Morey had a vision to build a sophisticated web hosting environment where users and businesses alike could turn to design, develop and deploy their ideal web site – all without being responsible for procuring the technology, installing it or making sure it is built to be always available. This vision became The Rackspace Cloud. Since then he has been a major driver of OpenStack, the open source cloud software initiative.
Speaker: Malhar Anaokar, Red Hat India
Speaker Bio: Malhar Anaokar has 20+ years of experience in the Indian and Asia Pacific markets. Malhar previously worked at Digital Equipment Corp, Sun Microsystems and Cisco. He has had interactions with some of the largest enterprises in the region and has participated in large deployments across a wide range of technologies. At Red Hat, Malhar is Principal Architect with the charter to help large customers take the next steps on their technology journey. Malhar is a very active and sought after speaker for engagements at many technology, industry, and customer forums. Malhar has a degree in Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from the University of Poona, India.
Some of the topics we’ll be covering include software defined storage controllers and API platforms, storage management with OpenStack, open source storage platforms, and the new heterogeneous open source software stack for storage.
Come and learn how to build an open source storage platform!
Speaker: Anil Degwekar, Satish Sampath
Anil Degwekar is a Senior Consultant Software Engineer in EMC’s Advanced Software Division. Anil has architected several key components of CoprHD including the VASA support, CLI, OpenStack interfaces and support for various file, block and object platforms. He joined EMC in 2009 and has 27 years’ experience in the IT industry. His technical interests include cloud computing, storage, graphics and parallel processing. Anil holds B. Tech. and M. Tech. degrees in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay.
Satish Bio- Sathish Sampath is a Product Manager from EMC for CoprHD, an Open Source Product and is based out of Massachusetts, USA. With an industry experience of about 15 years, he has worked in multiple domains and has contributed to various products in the Open Source space. His focus now is to build a strong community for the Software Defined Storage Controller product, CoprHD.
Speaker: Arif Khan, OPNFV
Speaker Bio: Arif Mohammed Khan was heading Ericsson Cloud product development unit in Ericsson . Now he has founded a company in Sweden in NFV and Open-stack area . He has been instrumental in driving innovation and entrepreneurial sprit inside corporate as well as in community . Strong Telecom background compliment his Openstack and cloud knowledge. He is quite active in Openstack , SDN and NFV community .
Speaker: Bharat Kumar
Speaker Bio: TBD
In this talk, join engineers from ZeroStack Inc. as we take a deep-dive into how to build a highly available cloud using Openstack. Based on our experience with building and deploying a highly-reliable, scale on demand Openstack based private cloud solution, we provide a case study with design insights, lessons learned and best practices.
In the first part of this talk, we describe and demonstrate how various services that constitute an Openstack controller can be created and managed in a highly available way to provide Reliable Openstack:
Stateless services: Nova, Neutron, Cinder, Glance, Keystone, Heat
Stateful services: MySQL, Message queues
In the second part of the talk, we will focus on best practices for high performance. We will present several ways in which storage and network performance can be improved. Finally, we will discuss how policy based placement can be used to further enhance application performance and improve application reliability.
Speaker: Ajay Gulati, Samir Das
Ajay leads ZeroStack’s innovative team and product architecture. Prior to starting Zerostack, Ajay was a senior architect and R&D lead at VMware where he designed flagship products including Storage I/O control, Storage DRS and DRS. He has also presented talks at several Openstack Summits, VMworld and academic conferences like OSDI, FAST, Sigmetrics, on virtualization, resource management and isolation in a cloud environment. He has been recognized as a prolific inventor by his peers and has more than a dozen patents to his name. Ajay has consulted with multiple startups including Nimble Storage and Velocloud Networks. Ajay has a Ph.D. from Rice University and B.S. from IIT Kharagpur.
Samir Das is a senior engineer at Zerostack. Samir has 14+ years of experience in Linux kernel, IO virtualization using KVM/QEMU, Network Fast Path Acceleration, device driver and various open sources tools. Prior to joining Zerostack, Samir has worked at both startups and big companies as a technical lead and solutions architect, including working on an Openstack based Cloud at Reliance Jio Infocomm. Samir has a B.Tech. from IIT Roorkee.
OpenStack based NFV platform for IoT applications needs to accept huge number of connections simultaneously and should be highly reliable and secure with highly scalable.
We have Innovative solutions that intelligently monitor and control remote sensors and devices are revolutionizing enterprise computing. Next-generation intelligent systems in NFV & Cloud infrastructure are collecting, analyzing, and enabling organizations to act upon massive volumes of raw business data generated by vast numbers of endpoints, to improve business intelligence and automate business processes.
This session talks key IoT design issues and technical challenges and explains how our intelligent systems solutions can help you address the stringent scalability, reliability, and security requirements of IoT. Our distributed architectural framework and standards-based solutions in OpenStack based NFV infrastructure can help you transform big data generated by the IoT into meaningful and actionable information that increases productivity and delivers business results.
Speaker: Hyde Sugiyama, Red Hat
Hyde Sugiyama is Senior Principal Technologist at Red Hat APAC Office of Technology.
Hyde has been with Red Hat for three years, working on SDN/NFV/ICT solutions development and joint GTM with NFV partners. He has 28+ years experience in the Information and Communications Technology industry.
Prior to Red Hat, he worked at Juniper Networks as a Director of R&D Support driving JUNOS SDK software development ecosystems and IP Optical collaboration development in Japan and APAC for 10 years. Also he worked at Service Providers including Sprint and UUNET in both team leadership and individual contributor.
The attendee should walk away from this session feeling comfortable getting involved with contributing to an OpenStack project.
Speaker: Sean McGinnis, Dell
Speaker Bio: Sean McGinnis is a software architect and project lead with the Dell Storage group. He focuses on enabling integration of Dell Storage capabilities with external systems to streamline the ease of use and availability of the various Dell storage offerings to meet application needs. Sean is the current Project Team Lead of the Cinder project.
Speaker: Bharathi Athinarayanan, AT&T Communications Services India Pvt Ltd
Speaker Bio: TBD
Speaker: Madhuri Kumari, Intel
Speaker Bio: Madhuri is a Cloud Software Engineer at Intel Technology India Pvtt. Ltd. She is core in Openstack Container Infrastructure Management Service, Magnum and Openstack Container Management Service, Zun.
Speaker: Kanagaraj Manickam, Huawei
Speaker Bio: OpenStack Heat Core Reviewer
Based on this trend, we have taken-up study on DevStack and Tempest configuration, challenges and thorough analysis of Tempest test results across different OS and H/W platforms for a comparative study. Finally we will be providing the overall summary of test results. Will explain on a real time case study for one of the leading Chip manufacturer based out of USA.
Speaker: Shashidhar Soppin
Speaker Bio: I have 15+ years of experience in IT industry & has specialized expertise in Virtualization, Cloud Computing & OpenStack areas. I am part of EPSP (Enterprise Platform & Software Products) team of PES-Wipro. My areas of expertise are in assessing client requirements & mapping them to business solutions.
We would be sharing some of the performance results and best practices for setting up multiple instances of a Dell and Red Hat joint Cloud Solution, powered by Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8, and provide performance tuning tips gathered from running the SPEC IaaS 2016 benchmark.
Join us to learn why, now more than ever, enterprises need actual, representative ways to measure, analyze, and characterize the performance of cloud solutions.
Speaker: Pradeep Kumar Surisetty, Red Hat
Speaker Bio: Pradeep K Surisetty works for Performance Engineering, Redhat. He works on Performance evaluation of KVM, Redhat Satelitte and Openstack. And also OSG cloud member in SPEC OSG
Speaker: Vikhyat Umrao, Red Hat
Speaker Bio: I work with Red Hat as Sr. SME for Ceph. In my daily job I mainly focus for support and development of Ceph it could be Red Hat Ceph Storage or upstream Ceph and this covers Integration of Ceph with Openstack.
Software Defined networking – An overview
OpenStack Neutron Overview
OpenVswitch – Overview
Neutron-VXLAN-GRE-OVS : behind the scenes
Packet flow to external network
Packet flow from VM to VM
Live demo -on neutron -ovs ports creation and packetflow
Speaker: Anil Bidari, Cloud Enabled
Speaker Bio: Founder and CEO , Cloud Enabled
• The First brain on the planet who developed OpenStack IaaS Expert level training and certification program which cover OpenStack multi node installation and integration with VMware vcentre, Hyper-v 2012, KVM and OpenStack High Availability (https://www.openstack.org/marketplace/training/Cloud-Enabled/62 )
• One of 20 Global experts identified by OpenStack Foundation to help OpenStack foundation to design Certified OpenStack administrator https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Foundation/ProfessionalCertification
• He has done vendor evaluation of OpenStack IaaS Public Cloud Data centre design and architecture for ,”Nxtra Data Ltd”( Cloud Company of Bharti Airtel)
• He is a co-chair Cloud Management working Group of Cloud Computing Innovation Council of India ( CCICI ),setup by IEEE
• He has been guest speaker at OSI days in OpenStack Mini Conference http://osidays.com/osidays/category/schedule2014/
• His articles on Openstack http://www.slideshare.net/AnilBidari1/openstack-nova-behind-the-scenes
• View his demos on Openstack http://www.slideshare.net/AnilBidari1/open-stack-juno-demo01-41209574
• He has been Keynote Speaker at Industry Conference (http://www.iiconference.net/agenda.php)
• Speaker at Yahoo http://www.meetup.com/lspe-in/events/135487452/
• He has delivered AWS certified developer and Solution Architect-Associate level programs
• He has hands on deployment knowledge AWS o EC2, EBS, Autoscaling,S3, cloud formation,RDS,DynamoDB, Route-53,AWS api ,AWS python SDK, SNS,SQS,SWF, workspaces,Beanstalk, AWS redshift, AWS Elastic Map reduce
• He is authoring a book to be launched soon entitled as “Cloud Computing – A Landscape”.
Speaker: Gautam Prasad, Divya K Konoor IBM
Divya K Konoor has 12+ years of experience in the IT industry with around 8 years in Cloud Technologies and Systems Management. She is an IBM Advisory Software Engineer. She has been working on IBM Power Virtualization Console product (PowerVC) the last few years in different roles (Release/Technical lead), She works on OpenStack Cloud Platform and is an active contributor to different OpenStack projects (nova , keystone , ceilometer, pycadf , swift etc) . Her interest areas include security, auditing, monitoring and serviceability.
Speaker: Chhavi Agarwal, IBM
Speaker Bio: 1+ experience working as a Senior Developer in IBM India Software Labs. Worked extensively on Openstack nova and cinder components for supporting PowerVM Openstack drivers and multiple Storage backend drivers. Currently working on Openstack Ansible and tooling support.
Speaker: Arif Khan, Voereir
Speaker Bio: TBD
Speaker: Sudipta Biswas and Hemant K Shaw, IBM
Sudipta works in the Linux Technology Center, IBM india and is involved in multiple OpenStack project has contributed to OpenStack Nova, Neutron and Glance. He has special interest in cloud optimization/workload scheduling.
Hemant works in the Linux Technology Center, IBM and is an avid programmer in C. He works on the Linux Kernel and related tooling needed to expose hardware/platform metrics to upper layers of the cloud stack.