This lighthearted talk discusses the cultural divide between the OpenStack developers, system admins and business folks and urges both sides to show each other some love. I will review real use cases/situations and share lessons I've learned to overcome the artificial barriers so we can continue to have nice things like OpenStack.
Co-Founder and CTO of Piston Cloud, Piston Cloud Computing
Prior to co-founding Piston Cloud Computing, Joshua McKenty was the Technical Architect of NASA's Nebula Cloud Computing Platform and the OpenStack compute components. As a board member of the OpenStack Foundation, Joshua plays an instrumental role in the OpenStack community. Joshua has over two decades of experience in entrepreneurship, management and software engineering and architecture. He was the team lead for the development of the Netscape Browser (vs. 8) as well as AOL's IE AIM... Read More →
Developer Advocate, Rackspace
Everett Toews is a Developer Advocate at Rackspace making OpenStack and the Rackspace Cloud easy to use for developers and operators. Sometimes developer, sometimes advocate, and sometimes operator. He's a committer on jclouds and co-author of the OpenStack Operations Guide. In the past he's built web applications, taught workshops, given presentations at conferences such as Gluecon, OSCON, and the OpenStack Summit. He has also deployed OpenStack in production. Learn more about what he's working... Read More →
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