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Tuesday, May 19 • 2:00pm - 2:40pm
Cinder 102: Pouring a solid foundation for block storage services

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Cinder, at its core, provides basic provisioning and management of block storage volumes to users of OpenStack clouds. However, beyond basic volumes and snapshots, there is a lot of advanced capability for cloud administrators that can be leveraged to provide value added capability to end users, as well as for managing the lifecycle of volumes and storage subsystems.



This talk serves as a “102” level discussion of Cinder and will cover:


·      Consistency groups


·      Replicated volumes


·      Backup/Restore of volumes


·      Administrative operations


o   Volume migration


o   Foreign volume import/export


o   Resource pool management


o   Scheduler optimizations


Attendees will leave with a greater appreciation for the art-of-the-possible with Cinder in the Kilo release, knowledge of the various tools available to Cinder administrators, and practical knowledge around how a Cinder deployment can be optimized for both end-user and cloud administrator outcomes.

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Jeff Applewhite

Technical Marketing Engineer, NetApp
Jeff Applewhite is a Technical Marketing Engineer with NetApp’s Cloud Solutions Group. Jeff has an extensive background in operations, storage, high availability, and hosting large, distributed applications requiring the strictest Service Level Agreements.  Jeff focuses on helping customers through architectures and solutions that utilize the unique capabilities of NetApp storage to solve real world problems. Prior to joining NetApp... Read More →

Tuesday May 19, 2015 2:00pm - 2:40pm
Room 109