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Tuesday, April 16 • 5:20pm - 6:00pm
Panel: Writing the OpenStack Operations Guide in 5 Days

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This panel will bring together the co-authors of the missing OpenStack Operations Guide, a book written in 5 days for the benefit of the entire OpenStack community. They will discuss the trials and tribulations of writing a book in such a short period of time, from the conception and proposal to the process and publication. The importance of documentation cannot be understated and this panel will highlight the efforts that the doc team are going to in order to produce the documentation necessary for a successful OpenStack ecosystem.

And bring your questions. No subjects are taboo. Ask about the stress, logisitics, collaboration, and whatever else you can think of. Tell us what you thought was missing from the book or what could be improved. Your willing panelists will answer anything!

The first 60 attendees to the panel will get a printed copy of the OpenStack Operations Guide courtesy of Rackspace.


Moderators
avatar for Everett Toews

Everett Toews

Developer Advocate, Rackspace
Everett Toews is a Docker Captain and a Developer Advocate at Rackspace making the cloud easy to use for developers and operators. Sometimes dev, sometimes ops, and sometimes advocate. He's interested in composing systems using APIs, SDKs, CLIs, and Docker. He likes to teach what he learns along the way.

Speakers
avatar for Tom Fifield

Tom Fifield

OpenStack community manager
After working on scalability in computing at particle physics experiments like ATLAS at the Large Hadron Collider, Tom led the creation of a cloud designed for the publicly-funded research sector in Australia.It currently serves thousands of researchers directly, using many datacentres over a broad geographical area. | Following working as a cloud architecture consultant and team lead for several years, Tom is currently harnessing his passion... Read More →
avatar for Anne Gentle

Anne Gentle

Content Stacker, Rackspace
Anne Gentle works in open source projects with the OpenStack project at Rackspace, using open source techniques for API design and documentation. She is responsible for ensuring the docs.openstack.org site contains relevant and accurate documentation for 20 projects written in Python across 130 git repositories. She advocates for cloud users and administrators by providing accurate technical information to increase OpenStack adoption as a cloud... Read More →
avatar for Lorin Hochstein

Lorin Hochstein

Lead Architect, Cloud Services, Nimbis Services
Lead architect for cloud services at Nimbis Services.
avatar for Jonathan Proulx

Jonathan Proulx

Sr Technical Architect - Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab, MIT
avatar for Joe Topjian

Joe Topjian

Systems Administrator, Cybera
I'm a Systems Administrator currently living in Calgary, Alberta. I work for Cybera where I design, implement, and maintain cloud environments using OpenStack, Puppet, and various other tools.


Tuesday April 16, 2013 5:20pm - 6:00pm
A105 (Portland Convention Center) 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Portland, OR 97232

Attendees (62)