Build a Cloud Day at LISA '14
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Build a Cloud Day will be dedicated to teaching users how to build and manage a cloud computing environment using free and open source software. The program is designed to expose attendees to the concepts and best practices around deploying cloud computing infrastructure.
Attendees should expect to learn how to deploy a cloud computing environment using CloudStack and other cloud infrastructure tools that automate server and network configuration for building highly available cloud computing environments.
The program is designed to expose attendees to the concepts and best practices around deploying cloud computing infrastructure. Attendees should expect to learn how to deploy a cloud computing environment using CloudStack and other cloud infrastructure tools.
9:00 - 9:15: Welcome to Build a Cloud Day by Mark Hinkle, Sr Director of Open Source Solutions, Citrix
We will kick off the event with a review of the program and discussion on cloud computing.
9:15 - 10:00: Intro to Zenoss by Andrew D Kirch
Andrew D Kirch is the Community Manager at Zenoss, a software development company specializing in Unified Monitoring with 130 employees, headquartered in Austin Texas.The company offers an open source network and systems monitoring product called Zenoss Core, and a commercial product called Zenoss Service Dynamics. The company has over 35,000 users in over 180 countries. Customers include major organizations such as Chic-fil-a, Huntington Bank, Netflix, SunGard, Accenture, NASA, FIS Global, and many more.
As Community Manager, Andrew works directly with product users every day. He has over 10 years of experience as a Systems/Network Administrator, with specialization including SNMP and network monitoring. Prior to working at Zenoss he was principal at a unified communications VAR focused in the Midwest. In his spare time he puts computer crackers in prison.
The rest of the agenda is coming soon!