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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

Platform Engineer, Deloitte NZ
I'm working to make the cloud easy to use through a combination of development, operations, testing, continuous integration/deployment, and documentation. I'm interested in composing distributed systems using APIs, SDKs, CLIs, and containers. I like to teach what I learn along the... Read More →

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... Read More →
avatar for Anne Gentle

Anne Gentle

Developer Experience Engineer, Cisco
Anne Gentle is an industry-recognized author whose books promote collaboration among developers, writers, and other stakeholders within | open source and enterprise communities. She works as a developer experience engineer at Cisco, supporting DevNet members learning Cisco technologies... 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

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