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Tuesday, October 27 • 3:40pm - 4:20pm
The Containers Ecosystem, the OpenStack Magnum Project, the Open Container Initiative, and You!

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The technology industry has been abuzz about cloud workload containerization since the open source Docker project became a phenomenon in early 2014. 

Meanwhile, an OpenStack Containers Team was formed and the Magnum project launched to provide users with a convenient Containers-as-a-Service solution for OpenStack environments. 

As the potential of both technologies emerged, many wanted to see shared governance over the baseline container specification and runtime technology to ensure an open cloud ecosystem. 

This past June, a new group was formed with a goal of creating open, industry standards around container formats and runtimes, called the Open Container Initiative (http://www.opencontainers.org).

So how will OpenStack Magnum influence - and be influenced by - the new OCI group? Why is the OCI under the stewardship of the Linux Foundation? What is the scope of the OCI effort? What project goals and/or principles will guide their work? 

Attend this session to learn the following: 

  • A brief history of the open container ecosystem and the major benefits that containerization provides
  • An overview of the Magnum CaaS plugin architecture and design goals
  • Insider details on the the progress of the Linux Foundation Open Container Initiative (and the related Cloud Native Computing Foundation)
  • What it all means for deploying container orchestration engines on your cloud with OpenStack Magnum


Speakers
avatar for Jeff Borek

Jeff Borek

WW Program Dir, Open Tech & Partnerships, IBM
Jeffrey Borek, WW Program Director, IBM - is a senior technology and communications executive with over twenty years of leadership and technical experience in the Software, Telecommunications, and Information Technology/Consulting industries. He is currently the ecosystem development... Read More →
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Megan Kostick

Software Engineer
Megan Kostick is a Software Engineer for the IBM Cloud and Open Source Technologies team working in the Seattle area. She focuses on IBM cloud solutions leveraging the OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, and Docker open source projects. Her previous roles include work in virtualization software... Read More →
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Daniel Krook

Software Engineer & Developer Advocate, IBM
Daniel Krook is a New York area Software Engineer and Developer Advocate at IBM. He works with customers and the community to create first-of-a-kind solutions based on open source cloud technology, most recently building serverless applications with IBM Cloud Functions (powered by... Read More →


Tuesday October 27, 2015 3:40pm - 4:20pm
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