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Thursday, October 29 • 11:00am - 11:40am
OpenStack Practice @ Intel IT: Let's Accelerate the Design Process of Smart Devices

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Most of our customers are from hardware design team, so how to connect our cloud with their requirements is a big challenge for us. We have investigated some new usage models of OpenStack Cloud to serve our hardware customers. In this talk, we will introduce one of typical scenario from our customers who is focus on the mainboard/mobile prototype validation. And we also want to discuss about some potential use cases of OpenStack to make it more practical.

Here is the detail of the story:
Our customer’s daily work is testing a large number of hardware devices. The workflow is using one PC to take the role of controller node for connecting the several test instruments and one DUT ( Device Under Test ) via USB cables. Now IT helps them to migrate the validation platform to the OpenStack. Replacing amounts of PCs with VMs and leverage the USB over network solution & terminal client to meet the requirement, which test instruments & DUTS need to be automatically connect with the VMs after devices reboot/soft-interrupt. And not only that, it is independent of VM guest OS or console connection. User could easily to attach USB devices to target VM like operate the volume attachment. Based on this retrofit, we not only uncoupled software test platform with physical devices, but also place the physical devices over the tridimensional space, such as high-density rack mounted model. Benefit is quickly deployment the test environment on demand and saving the Lab space & controller nodes cost.


litrin Jiang

developer engineer
Developer @ Intel

Chen Meng

System engineer
System Engineer @ Intel
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Eli Qiao

OpenStack Senior Development Engineer
Qiao, LiYong(Eli)is an OpenStack engineer. He was an virtulazition(KVM/libvirt)  Engineer before, and worked for IBM, now is working for Intel Corp. | He Joined OpenStack community since Juno release and continue contributing to Nova project till now. He helped to doing nova-api enhancement, v3 api, micro-version, and other features, and lots of bug fix in nova. Besides he is also an active contributor in other OpenStack project such... Read More →

Feng Shaohe

software engineer
Shaohe  Feng, a senior software engineer at Intel, has been working on OpenStack since the Kilo release, with contributions to Nova for object versioning, Nova API enhancements, and V3 API. He also actively contributes to Heat and Magnum. Prior to Intel, he worked at IBM on virtualization, and brings a depth of knowledge on KVM/libvirt and its ecosystems. He was a core developer of kimchi, an open source project for data center management... Read More →

lin tan

developer engineer
developer engineer @ Intel

Thursday October 29, 2015 11:00am - 11:40am