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Monday, November 3 • 15:20 - 16:00
When Disaster Strikes the Cloud: The Who, What, When, Where and How of OpenStack Disaster Recovery

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When Disaster Strikes the Cloud: Who, What, When, Where and How to recover 

Enterprise applications needs to be able to survive large scale disasters. While some born-on-the-cloud applications have built-in disaster recovery functionality, non-born-on-the-cloud enterprise applications typically expect the infrastructure to provide disaster recovery support.  OpenStack provides various building blocks that enable an OpenStack application to survive a disaster; these building blocks are being improved in Juno and Kilo.  Some of these building blocks need to be enabled by the OpenStack cloud administrator and others need to be leveraged by the application deployer.   In this presentation, we will review basic disaster recovery concepts covering when, where, and what is done at each stage of the application cloud life-cycle.  We will describe the existing building blocks and we will explain the roles of cloud administrator and the cloud end-user, in enabling OpenStack applications to survive a disaster.  We will then detail new features in Juno and coming in Kilo that will help enhance OpenStack's disaster recovery support.  We will conclude by detailing the remaining gaps and present some tools that address these gaps, allowing an application to survive a disaster when running on an OpenStack cloud. 

When Disaster Strikes the Cloud: Who, What, When, Where and How to recover 

Enterprise applications needs to be able to survive large scale disasters. While some born-on-the-cloud applications have built-in disaster recovery functionality, non-born-on-the-cloud enterprise applications typically expect the infrastructure to provide disaster recovery support.

OpenStack provides various building blocks that enable an OpenStack application to survive a disaster; these building blocks are being improved in Juno and Kilo.  Some of these building blocks need to be enabled by the OpenStack cloud administrator and others need to be leveraged by the application deployer.

In this presentation, we will review basic disaster recovery concepts covering when, where, and what is done at each stage of the application cloud life-cycle.  We will describe the existing building blocks and we will explain the roles of cloud administrator and the cloud end-user, in enabling OpenStack applications to survive a disaster.  We will then detail new features in Juno and coming in Kilo that will help enhance OpenStack's disaster recovery support.  We will conclude by detailing the remaining gaps and present some tools that address these gaps, allowing an application to survive a disaster when running on an OpenStack cloud. 

 

Speakers
avatar for Sean Cohen

Sean Cohen

Principal Product Manager, Red Hat, Red Hat
Sean is a seasoned product manager bringing over 15 years of experience in senior engineering, global operations and services management roles in virtualization & cloud companies. He has international experience of storage virtualization products delivery & private clouds design for enterprise customers in various market segments in US, Europe & APAC. Sean is focused on cloud storage product management and strategy for Red Hat... Read More →
avatar for Michael Factor

Michael Factor

IBM Fellow, Storage and Systems, IBM, Haifa Research Lab
Dr. Michael Factor is an IBM Fellow with a focus on storage and systems and is the CTO for Cloud Storage Services.   Michael has presented on a range of storage topics at three of the last four OpenStack summits. His interest in cloud storage includes a deep focus on object storage (aka fixed content clouds) as well as storage support for compute clouds; this work is directed towards consumption via OpenStack. He takes a leading role in... Read More →
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Ronen Kat

Manager, Cloud Storage, IBM Research
Ronen I. Kat is a managing the Cloud Storage group at the IBM Research Lab in Haifa, which is focused on data storage in the cloud and data related aspects of workloads in the cloud. He is leading development of storage advanced features for virtualization and cloud environments; including development of storage features for OpenStack and data reduction. Recently he was involved in introduction and development of advanced storage features for... Read More →


Monday November 3, 2014 15:20 - 16:00
Room 251

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