Abstract: OpenStack (www.openstack.org) is a cloud computing project aimed at providing an infrastructure as a service. It is free and open-source software released under the terms of the Apache License. This talk will introduce the main components of OpenStack and show how to use the Java language bindings to create VMs, etc.
Speaker Bio: German Eichberger is a Principal Software Engineer with HP's Converged Cloud Division leading a team to develop the Open Stack Load Balancing as a Service offering. Prior to that he worked on several cloud related consumer projects for HP including Music clouds and storage clouds. He has been teaching Java classes for UCSD Extension and is currently teaching introductory computer classes for Mesa College.
Company Bio: HP is a multinational information technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto.