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Friday, November 9 • 10:30am - 11:15am
OpenStack: KVM for the Masses - Mark McLoughlin, Red Hat

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Having recently passes its second birthday, OpenStack is a relatively new entrant into the world of open-source virtualization. Since its announcement, it has gained incredible traction and momentum with hundreds of developers contributing to each release. OpenStack's success - and the potential for it to be deployed pervasively at massive scale, particularly in public clouds - presents an opportunity for KVM's continued growth and adoption.

Mark, a former KVM developer, will introduce the OpenStack project, its architecture and current status. Mark will then talk in some detail about how OpenStack currently uses KVM and libvirt before setting the scene for a a discussion about how OpenStack could adopt more of KVM's unique features to the benefit of both projects.


Mark McLoughlin

Mark McLoughlin is a 32-year-old Irishman, living by the sea in Dublin, Ireland and working remotely on OpenStack for Red Hat. He's been with Red Hat for 8 years now, originally working on the GNOME desktop before working on all things virtualization - i.

Friday November 9, 2012 10:30am - 11:15am CET

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