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Monday, October 5 • 14:00 - 14:50
Isn't it Ironic? The Bare Metal Cloud - Monty Taylor, IBM

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When you think of the cloud, do you think of the principles by which cloud computing has enabled a rapid change in application development -- principles like elasticity and self-service? Do you also think that you need virtualization to deliver elastic and self-service compute? If so, you'd be wrong.

After a brief intro, this talk will go into a configuration of OpenStack that provides bare-metal-as-a-service by using the Ironic project. It will also include a brief demonstration of using Ironic outside of OpenStack to provision hardware.

The presenter will assume the audience has a familiarity with current OpenStack services and with existing open-source hardware management tools and protocols. For instance, you should know what Nova and Swift are, and that IPMI is a protocol for remote power management -- but you won't need deep knowledge of those to follow the talk.

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Monty Taylor

Member of Technical Staff, Red Hat
Monty is a long time Free Software Hacker and works in the Office of Technology at Red Hat. 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&rdquo... Read More →

Monday October 5, 2015 14:00 - 14:50
Wicklow Meeting 5