Private cloud is a hot topic right now. Many businesses and organizations are racing to build proof of concepts and put the cloud to work internally. I suspect that we're past the "Why private cloud? Why not public cloud?" questions and we've moved on to the "How?" but perhaps I'm wrong. Maybe we're at a tipping point? Between your questions, our panelists answers, and the ensuing debate, let's find out where we stand.
Our panelists will be:
- Operations Engineer
- Project lead for Wikimedia Labs, a test, development, and semi-production volunteer managed cloud.
- 256 users, 192 cores, 2960 GB RAM, 5 TB block storage for instances, 142 TB block storage for projects
- Motorola Solutions
- Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff
- 30 years in various research positions within Motorola and now Motorola Solutions, with focus on software and software systems.
- 60 cores, 100 GB RAM, 42 TB block storage and 100 TB object storage.
- Argonne National Laboratory
- Principal Experimental Systems Engineer
- My major interest is building this system to rival the performance of purpose built HPC systems for everything but tightly coupled parallel jobs.
- 30 users, 4032 cores, 12 TB RAM, 100 TB block storage (expanding to ~7k cores, 30 TB RAM, 600 TB of block storage and 800 TB (raw) object storage)
- Principal Cloud Architect
Your moderator will be:
- Senior Developer
- Building OpenStack clouds for use by business, academia and the community while trying spur and support innovation along the way.
- 40+ users, 768 cores, 1920 GB RAM, 48 TB block storage and 24 TB (usable) object storage
Number reflects attendee interest not registrations or attendance. Get there early!