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OpenShift Origin Community Day (Boston)

Co-sponsored by Red Hat & JUDCon 2013

Sunday, June 9, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Boston, MA

OpenShift Origin Community Day (Boston)

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OpenShift Origin Community Day is coming to Boston on June 9!

Heading to the Red Hat Summit in June? Come a day early and join Red Hat engineers and OpenShift Origin community members for a OpenShift Origin Open Source PaaS Community Day taking place on June 9th.

Origin is the Community-Driven, Red Hat-Sponsored Open Source Next Generation of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).  

Here's your chance to take a deep-dive into Red Hat's OpenStack and OpenShift engineering efforts including hands-on tutorials on how to deploy OpenShift to OpenStack plus building your own cartridges. Registration is free!
11:30 - 12:00 / Registration & Lunch

12:00 - 12:10 / Welcome to OpenShift Origin Community

Presenter: Diane Mueller

Diane Mueller (Cloud Ecosystem Evangelist) will set the stage for the day's event with a history of the OpenShift Origin Community efforts. She'll discuss the need for an Open Source Platform-as-a-Service, the contributions made to date, and how to contribute to OpenShift Origin.

12:10 - 12:30 / Introduction to OpenShift - Private, Public and Community
Presenter: Bill DeCoste
Bill DeCoste (Principal Software Engineer for OpenShift) will introduce Red Hat's PaaS. He'll describe the several flavors of OpenShift ranging from the upstream community project Origin, the EC2-based online offering at, to the corresponding commercial offering, OpenShift Enterprise. OpenShift Origin and Online will be demonstrated. 
12:30 - 1:30 / OpenStack + OpenShift Integration, Demo and Roadmap
Presenters: Chris Wright & Krishna Raman
Chris  Wright (Lead Architect for Red Hat Cloud Engineering) will introduce  Red Hat OpenStack (RHOS), and describe how Red Hat is playing a major  role in the evolution of a truly open infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform.  He'll describe the  upstream OpenStack project, the components, and what RedHat  brings to the table in providing an enterprise OpenStack distribution.  Chris and Krishna Raman (OpenShift Engineer and Community Lead) will  then demonstrate running OpenShift on a RHOS installation and discuss  the benefits of running OpenShift in this configuration as well as joint  roadmap for future integration.

1:30 - 2:00 / DevOps @ OpenShift Online
Presenter: Adam Miller

As the Release Engineer and a member of Operations team for OpenShift Online, a downstream consumer of OpenShift Origin and the largest Public implementation of OpenShift to date, Adam Miller will discuss what it's like behind the scenes at and share lessons learned and bring his thoughts and feedback on the future direction of Origin.

2:00 - 2:15 / Break
2:15 - 3:00 / OpenShift Origin Internals
Presenters: Bill DeCoste & Krishna Raman
In this talk. Bill and Krishna will dive deep into Origin's internals and architecture. Topics covered include a platform overview of the role Brokers and Cartridges play. An examination of system resources and application containers called "Gears" and "Nodes." 

3:00 - 4:00 / Containing the Gear: Deep Dive on Multi-tenancy, Containers & Security with Dan Walsh

Presenter: Dan Walsh

In this talk, Dan will do a deep dive into the Origin PaaS use of SELinux and containerization.  He will discuss how SELinux being utilized to ensure that Origin is the the most secure PAAS available today. He will address some of his ideas for the future of Origin and SELinux.
4:00 - 5:00 / Extending OpenShift Origin: Build Your Own Cartridge
Presenters: Jhon Honce
Cartridges allow developers to provide services running on top of the Red Hat OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). OpenShift already provides cartridges for numerous web application frameworks and databases. Writing your own cartridges allows you to customize or enhance an existing service, or provide new services. In this session, the presenter will discuss best practices for cartridge development and the latest changes in the OpenShift cartridge support.
 * Latest changes made in the platform to ease cartridge development
 * OpenShift Cartridges vs. plugins
 * Outline for development of a new cartridge
 * Customization of existing cartridges
 * Quickstarts: leveraging a cartridge or cartridges to provide a complete application
5:00 - 9:00 / Round Table & a Happy Hour Hack-a-thon
Here's your opportunity to give feedback, influence the roadmap, learn about Origin's governance policy and how to start contributing code to the project.
We'll supply the pizza & beer, and host a mini-Hack-a-thon so you can jump start your own Cartridges or learn the ropes of OpenShift Origin with other community members and the Red Hat engineers!
This event is co-sponsored by Red Hat and by The 9th JBoss Users and Developers Conference (JUDCon 2013) will be held in Boston, USA on June 9th through June 11th. 
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39 Dalton St
Boston, MA 02199

Sunday, June 9, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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OpenShift is an Open Source, Community-Driven application Platform as a Service (PaaS) where application developers and teams can build, test, deploy, and run their applications in the cloud.

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