If you haven’t heard, the Call for Presentations (CFP) for the upcoming OpenInfra Summit in Berlin (June 7-9th) is closing on February 9, 2022 at 22:59 UTC (4:59 PM CT). It means that this is your only chance to join the global community for its first in-person Summit in over two years!
To help folks who are submitting sessions for the first time—or those returning who need a fresh idea—we have gathered some of the popular talks from the previous Summits below to help you spark new ideas. With no time to waste in developing ideas for your Berlin Summit talks, it’s time to put your thinking cap on, and here are 20 talks that are loved by the OpenInfra community from the previous Summits!
5G, NFV & Edge
Topics include: 5G, cloudlet, distributed computing, economics, Mesh, security, networking, architecture, ease of deployment, edge ecosystem, hardware performance accelerators (e.g. GPUs, ASICs, etc.), hardware profile, IoT, low end-to-end latency, management tools, scaling, edge-enabled applications, physical hardening, QoS, remote/extreme environments, remote troubleshooting, standalone cloudlets, tamper evidence, tamper resistance, VM and container handoff across WAN connections, zero-touch provisioning, QoS, SDN, SLAs, standardization e.g. ETSI NFV
AI, Machine Learning & HPC
Topics include: AI, computation, cluster, economics, exascale, government, GPUs, grid, HPC, HTC, machine learning, New applications for AI running on OpenStack clouds, Novel/Emerging architectures for GPUs/AI, operations at scale, performance, scientific research
Topics include: Software development pipeline, automated testing, QA, culture & process, policies & compliance, CI/CD ecosystem, repository architecture, unit vs integration testing, deployment maturity model, gitops
- StarlingX CI, From Zero To Zuul.
- Combining Ansible and Terraform for CI – better together love story based on OVN-CI project
Topics include: Running containers at scale, container ecosystem, container networking, container storage, container security, hybrid VM & container architectures, containers & bare metal
- Understanding The Difference Between Virtualization And Containers
- Beginners Guide To Containers Technology And How It Actually Works
Beginner-level track to learn the basics about all open infrastructure-related topics.
Hands-on Workshops offer a window into training for operators and application developers across different projects. Sessions are typically 90 minutes and require an RSVP and some prep work. Bring your laptop and walk away with the skills you need to become an open source contributor.
- Troubleshooting OpenStack Neutron with ML2/OVN backend driver
- Onboarding into the OpenStack Community with Git and Gerrit
Topics include: the 4 opens, the future of free and open source software, challenges of open collaboration, open development best practices and tools, open source governance models, diversity and inclusion, mentoring and outreach, community management.
- The Sandwich Situation: Ansible Modules For The OpenStack SDK
- What Makes Open Source Communities Thrive Remotely?
Private & Hybrid Cloud
Topics include: architecture, bare metal, economics, hardware, operations, orchestration & hybrid cloud tools, networking, organizational culture & processes, security & compliance, SLAs, storage, upgrades, user experience, vendor selection
- How To Survive Hybrid Cloud On OpenStack And AWS
- Creating A Hybrid Cloud – Openstack + Public Cloud Provider
Topics include: architecture / hardware, economics, cloud portability, features & needs, federation, hardware, operations / upgrades, multi-tenants, networking, performance, scale, security & compliance, SLAs, storage, open source platforms, tools & SDKs, UI / UX, upgrades, user experience
- Day-3-Operations: New Region And New Services
- Yet Another Monitoring Solution? Why APImon Is Different
Topics include: Attestation, authenticity, authorization, data protection, encryption, identification, policy enforcement, privacy, regulatory compliance, risk management, trusted computing, vulnerability tracking/mitigation
- The Amphorae Of Application Delivery & Security With Octavia
- Data Protection In OpenStack: More Than Just The Data
Don’t forget about our newest track: Hardware Enablement. Topics include: Software components needed to enable hardware in cloud or edge environments, GPUS, DPUs, FPGAs, sustainability, data center operations, hardware standards (Open19, OCP), data center efficiency, server design, SmartNICs, testing and certification.
Feeling Inspired? Submit Your Talks Now!
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