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January 20, 2015 08:00 ET

Percona Announces Conference and Tutorial Schedule for the Inaugural OpenStack Live User Conference

Sponsorship Opportunities Are Still Available; Early Bird Discounts End on February 1, 2015

DURHAM, NC--(Marketwired - Jan 20, 2015) - Percona, the company that makes MySQL and OpenStack faster and more reliable, today unveiled the complete conference and tutorial schedule for OpenStack Live 2015, a new annual conference running in parallel with the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2015 at The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center. OpenStack Live 2015 will take place April 13-14. The company also announced that Early Bird registration discounts end on February 1, 2015 at 11:30 p.m. PST.

OpenStack, a highly scalable operating system for public and private clouds, is the fastest-growing open cloud platform. Organized and hosted by Percona, OpenStack Live 2015 is one of the industry's best opportunities to meet and listen to leading experts in the field about top cloud strategies, improving overall cloud performance, and operational best practices for managing and optimizing OpenStack and its MySQL database core.

Conference Schedule
Conference breakout sessions will be held on April 14 following the morning's keynote addresses. The sessions will be delivered by top OpenStack experts from some of the world's leading OpenStack vendors and practitioners, including HP, IBM Research, Percona, Rackspace, Red Hat, and Time Warner Cable. Sessions will include:

         
         
Session Title   Speaker(s)   Company
A Closer Look at Ceph's Performance   Zoltan Arnold Nagy, Cloud Engineer, and Mark Korondi, Cloud Engineer   IBM Research - Zurich
Deploying an OpenStack Cloud at Scale at Time Warner Cable   Matthew Fischer, Principal Software Engineer for OpenStack DevOps, and Clayton O'Neill, Principal Software Engineer for OpenStack Cloud   Time Warner Cable
Designing a Highly Resilient Network Infrastructure for OpenStack Clouds   Pere Monclus, CTO   PLUMgrid
Identifying Major Sources of Variance in a Traditional DBMS: A Case for Predictable Databases   Barzan Mozafari, Assistant Professor   University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
An Introduction to Database as a Service With an Emphasis on OpenStack Using Trove   Amrith Kumar, Founder and CTO and
Tushar Katarki, Director of Product Management
  Tesora, Inc.
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Lightweight OpenStack Benchmarking Service With Rally and Docker   Swapnil Kulkarni, Senior Software Engineer   Red Hat
Monasca: Monitoring as a Service (at Scale)   Roland Hochmuth, Software Architect, Deklan Dieterly, Senior Software Engineer, and Craig Bryant, Expert Engineer   HP
MongoDB Profiler Deep Dive   Kenny Gorman, Co-Founder   ObjectRocket by Rackspace
MySQL and OpenStack Deep Dive   Peter Boros, Principal Architect   Percona
OpenStack at MiMedia: Scalable Consumer Media   Michael Yoon, CTO   MiMedia
RDO Community   Alvaro Lopez Ortega, OpenStack R&D, Engineering Manager   Red Hat
Replication and Clustering With OpenStack Trove   Amrith Kumar, Founder & CTO, and Doug Shelley, VP Product Development   Tesora, Inc.
Show Me the Services! Leveraging OpenStack PaaS Services from Cloud Foundry Apps   Andrew Conrad, Development Manager   HP
So, You Want to Contribute to OpenStack...   George Lorch, Software Engineer   Percona
Trove in the Real World - Adventures in Running Production Workloads on Upstream Code   Nikhil Manchanda, Principal Software Engineer Lead, and Andrew Conrad, Development Manager   HP
         
         

Tutorial Schedule
Tutorials sessions take place on April 13, 2015. Tutorials provide practical, in-depth knowledge of critical OpenStack issues. Topics include:

         
         
Session Title   Speaker(s)   Company
Barbican: Securing Your Secrets   Douglas Mendizábal, Software Developer IV, Chelsea Winfree, Software Developer, and Steve Heyman, QE Software Developer   Rackspace
Deploying, Configuring and Operating OpenStack Trove   Amrith Kumar, Founder & CTO, and Doug Shelley, VP Product Development   Tesora, Inc.
Essential DevStack   Swapnil Kulkarni, Senior Software Engineer   Red Hat
Get Your Hands Dirty With OpenStack Storage: Ceph   Zoltan Arnold Nagy, Cloud Engineer, and Mark Korondi, Cloud Engineer   IBM Research - Zurich
OpenStack Networking Introduction   Valentina Alaria, Head Product & Solutions Marketing, and Brendan Howes, Solutions Architect   PLUMgrid
Hacking OpenStack for Padawans   Adolfo Brandes, Senior Consultant   Hastexo
         
         

Sponsorships
Sponsorship opportunities for OpenStack Live 2015 are available. Sponsors become a part of a dynamic and growing ecosystem of OpenStack and MySQL professionals, including DBAs, SysAdmins, developers, CTOs, CEOs, business managers, technology evangelists, solutions vendors, investors, and entrepreneurs who typically attend Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo events.

Having Fun at the Hyatt
The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara is the best place to stay and enjoy all conference activities. Attendees for Percona conferences have been known to mingle at the Hyatt bar throughout the afternoon and long into the evening. Percona has reserved a block of rooms, and attendees who make their reservations via the OpenStack Live 2015 website receive a special rate. Special rates will be available until March 23, 2015, or until the group block is sold out.

Planning to Attend?
Early Bird Discounts
for OpenStack Live 2015 are available through February 1, 2015 at 11:30 p.m. PST.

Visit the OpenStack Live 2015 website for more information about the conference. Interested community members can also register to receive email updates about OpenStack Live 2015.

Percona Live Conferences

What: OpenStack Live 2015
Where: The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center
 5101 Great America Parkway Santa Clara, CA 95054
When: April 13-14, 2015

About Percona

Percona has made MySQL and OpenStack and faster and more reliable for over 2,800 consulting and support customers worldwide since 2006. Percona provides enterprise-grade Support, Consulting, Managed Services, and Training services to companies such as Cisco Systems, Time Warner Cable, Alcatel-Lucent, Groupon, and the BBC. Percona's founders authored the definitive book High Performance MySQL from O'Reilly Press and the widely read Percona Performance Blog. Percona also develops software for MySQL and OpenStack users, including Percona Server, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, and Percona Toolkit. The popular Percona Live conferences draw attendees and acclaimed speakers from around the world. For more information, visit www.percona.com.

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