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2nd OpenStack Finland User Group meetup in Helsinki 11th February 2014

Cybercom Finland

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EET)

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OpenStackWelcome to 2nd OpenStack Finland meetup in Helsinki on 11th February 2014 on 5 pm at Apollo Live Club. Finland’s first meetup was held in October, and gathered over 70 attendees and gave us a brilliant start to these events.

At Helsinki meetup we’ll have a superb program; speeches will be held by Cybercom Finland, Rackspace UK and University of Helsinki. Rackspace is a founder of OpenStack®, the open-source operating system for the cloud.

So, let’s meet up again and discuss about current OpenStack issues, trends, and share experiences and opinions and networking – of course. Whether you are working with OpenStack, a student or just interested in OpenStack, you’re welcome!

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17-17.30 Welcome! Registration
Snacks and drinks are served. You’ll get your drink tickets at registration.

17.30-17.50 General overview of OpenStack
Ilkka Tengvall, Cloud Architect, Cybercom Finland

18.00-18.20 OpenStack & Rackspace - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Sriram Rajan, Principal Engineer - Devops Specialist, Rackspace

18.30-18.50 OpenStack in production: Infrastructure for CERN data analysis
Lirim Osmani and Juhani Toivonen, University of Helsinki

19-20 Table discussions, networking
Here are suggestions for table discussions:


  • Service Chaining
  • Ceph Storage for openstack
  • Contributing for OpenStack project, SR-IOV networking, InfiniBand, Ceilometer project, OS security horrors
  • Networking, DPDK, SR-IOV, OVDK, OpenContrail
  • Hands on coding
  • SR-IOV, HA (network/application)
  • How user group (e.g., Helsinki user group) can impact an OpenStack Project
  • Deployment
  • Buying SDN capable switches in Finland, Finnish collaboration on bug bounties in Open Stack
  • Neutron
  • Statistics (Ceilometer)
  • CEPH / Storage in general Software defined networks Demos of cool stuff?
  • Starting to contributing to Openstack, best practices&tips
  • Sw architecture and making changes to XXX Openstack component
  • Testing Openstack components and implementing own tests + making CI pipe
  • OpenStack networking specifics
  • Security & privacy. Where the data is located and does it matter?
  • Openstack networking Neutron, New coming features


SUSE-table discussion:
Deployment of openstack infrastructure and workloads with SUSE
OpenStack käyttöönotto SUSE Cloud:in mukana tulevilla työkaluilla

Cybercom Finland
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Cybercom Finland
Contact person, Päivi Liedes,

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When & Where

Apollo Live Club
Mannerheimintie 16
00100 Helsinki

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EET)

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Cybercom Finland

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Cybercom is an IT consulting company that assists leading companies and organisations to benefit from the opportunities of the connected world.

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2014-02-03 06:28:40

Openstack & Rackspace – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow  

A trip down the memory lane on Openstack and Rackspace.  Rackspace's journey with Openstack, how we use it today and what is coming in the future.

About the presenter

Sriram Rajan
Sriram Rajan, Principal Engineer - Devops Specialist

Sriram (Sri) Rajan is a Principal Engineer at Rackspace and has been a Racker for over six years. He has more than ten years of hands-on experience in computer systems, networks, programming and security. He is a Red Hat certified Engineer and MySQL-certified database administrator and currently works in the Technical Services team at Rackspace, UK. His current role includes working with customer in the areas of devops advisory,  Openstack , automation and cloud architecture.

2014-02-06 03:48:49

OpenStack in production: Infrastructure for CERN data analysis

A retrospective of experiences on using OpenStack from one-machine installation to rack-based with a use case in scientific data analysis.

About the Presenter

Lirim Osmani

Lirim Osmani, Researcher

Lirim Osmani is a research staff of the NODES Group at University of Helsinki, Computer Science Department. He has been an active user of OpenStack since the first release (Austin) and his current role besides managing the departmental cloud infrastructure includes exploring cloud computing solutions for various application domains.

2014-02-06 23:08:24

General overview of OpenStack

A brief overview for the newcomers what OpenStack is, to whom is it for and how does it help you to keep your data safe in cloud environments.

About the Presenter

Ilkka Tengvall

Ilkka Tengvall
Advisory Consultant, Cloud Architecture


Ilkka Tengvall is chief systems architect on cloud at Cybercom. He also works on the advisory consultant team to advice Cybercom customers on cloud architecture to build

business solutions into cloud. He has been working long with open source, embedded SW development, clusters and virtualization.


2014-02-07 00:40:33

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