Agenda is Set for OpenShift Origin Community Day on April 14th in Portland, Oregon

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We’ve finalized the agenda today for the first-ever OpenShift Origin Community Day! There are still a few seats left, so be sure and Register today! This is your opportunity to come learn about making the shift that matters and come help build the Next Generation of Open Source Platform as a Service (PaaS). Community Day is meant to give contributors, developers, users and administrators the opportunity to share ideas, discuss plans for OpenShift Origin, and collaborate together on the future of OpenShift Origin.

If you are already coming to the OpenStack Summit in Portland, this is a perfect opportunity to come a day early, learn about OpenShift Origin and find out how you can contribute to the project. We’re hosting a mini-hack-a-thon so attendees can have fun and get to know their compatriots in the OpenShift community. There’ll be ample opportunity to socialize, enjoy deep discussions during the mini-hack-a-thon over some local craft beers & awesome local pizza.

OpenShift Origin Community Day Agenda

Registration opens a 11:30 am on Sunday, April 14th at the Doubletree Hotel 1000 NE Multnomah St Portland, OR 97232

12:00 – 12:10 / Welcome to OpenShift Origin Community

Presenter: Diane Mueller
Diane Mueller (Cloud Ecosystem Evangelist) will set the stage for the day’s event with a history of the OpenShift Origin Community efforts. She’ll discuss the need for an Open Source Platform-as-a-Service, the contributions made to date, and how to contribute to OpenShift Origin.

12:10 – 12:30 / Introduction to OpenShift – Private, Public and Community

Presenter: Bill DeCoste
Bill DeCoste (Principal Software Engineer for OpenShift) will introduce Red Hat’s PaaS. He’ll describe the several flavors of OpenShift ranging from the upstream community project Origin, the EC2-based online offering at http://openshift.redhat.com, to the corresponding commercial offering, OpenShift Enterprise. OpenShift Origin and Online will be demonstrated.

12:30 – 1:30 / OpenStack + OpenShift Integration, Demo and Roadmap

Presenters: Chris Wright & Krishna Raman
Chris Wright (Lead Architect for Red Hat Cloud Engineering) will introduce Red Hat OpenStack (RHOS), and describe how Red Hat is playing a major role in the evolution of a truly open infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform. He’ll describe the upstream OpenStack project, the components, and what RedHat brings to the table in providing an enterprise OpenStack distribution. Chris and Krishna Raman (OpenShift Engineer and Community Lead) will then demonstrate running OpenShift on a RHOS installation and discuss the benefits of running OpenShift in this configuration as well as joint roadmap for future integration.

1:30 – 2:00 / DevOps @ OpenShift Online

Presenter: Adam Miller
As the Release Engineer and a member of Operations team for OpenShift Online, a downstream consumer of OpenShift Origin and the largest Public implementation of OpenShift to date, Adam Miller will discuss what it’s like behind the scenes at OpenShift.com and share lessons learned and bring his thoughts and feedback on the future direction of Origin.

2:00 – 2:15 / Caffiene Break

2:15 – 3:00 / OpenShift Origin Internals

Presenters: Bill DeCoste & Krishna Raman

In this talk. Bill and Krishna will dive deep into Origin’s internals and architecture. Topics covered include a platform overview of the role Brokers and Cartridges play. An examination of system resources and application containers called “Gears” and “Nodes.”

3:00 – 4:00 / Containing the Gear: Deep Dive on Multi-tenancy, Containers & Security with Dan Walsh

Presenter: Dan Walsh
In this talk, Dan will do a deep dive into the Origin PaaS use of SELinux and containerization. He will discuss how SELinux being utilized to ensure that Origin is the the most secure PAAS available today. He will address some of his ideas for the future of Origin and SELinux.

4:00 – 5:00 / Extending OpenShift Origin: Build Your Own Cartridge

Presenters: Jhon Honce and/or Bill DeCoste
Cartridges allow developers to provide services running on top of the Red Hat OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). OpenShift already provides cartridges for numerous web application frameworks and databases. Writing your own cartridges allows you to customize or enhance an existing service, or provide new services. In this session, the presenter will discuss best practices for cartridge development and the latest changes in the OpenShift cartridge support.

  • Latest changes made in the platform to ease cartridge development
  • OpenShift Cartridges vs. plugins
  • Outline for development of a new cartridge
  • Customization of existing cartridges
  • Quickstarts: leveraging a cartridge or cartridges to provide a complete application

5:00 – 9:00 / Round Table & a Happy Hour Hack-a-thon

Here’s your opportunity to give feedback, influence the roadmap, learn about Origin’s governance policy and how to start contributing code to the project. We’ll supply the pizza & beer, and host a mini-Hack-a-thon so you can jump start your own Cartridges or learn the ropes of OpenShift Origin with other community members and the Red Hat engineers!

If you haven’t registered yet, make sure you visit the Eventbrite page and do so now! http://openshiftorigincommunityday.eventbrite.com/


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