GC3: Grid Computing Competence Center

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Openstack workshop at GC3 (registration closed)

What

Rackspace will be giving a 5 days advanced training on Openstack at Grid Computing Competence Center (GC3) at the University of Zurich.

Prerequirements

A practical experience on Openstack is required to fully profit from the training.

Where and When

The training takes place at the UZH Irchel campus.

  • Monday (10.03) - 13:00 - 18:00 - Room Y32 E 06 (that's room 06 on floor E in building Y32).
  • Tuesday (11.03) - 10:00 - 18:00 - Room Y32 E 06 (that's room 06 on floor E in building Y32).
  • Wednesday (12.03) - 10:00 - 18:00 - Room Y32 E 06 (that's room 06 on floor E in building Y32).
  • Thursday (13.03) - 10:00 - 18:00 - Room Y32 E 06 (that's room 06 on floor E in building Y32).
  • Friday (14.03) - 10:00 - 15:00 - Room Y10 G 03 (that's room 03 on floor G in building Y10).

There will be a meeting point at the GC3 office at 9:50. Latecomers could reach the designated room directly.

Needed equipment

In order to attend the training, you will need to have your own laptop with both wired and wireless LAN connectivity.

We will try to provide wired connectivity for all participants; for this, please send us the MAC address of your laptop so we can prepare the network.

In case of wireless LAN connectivity, the University of Zurich allows to connect to an own facility VPN service.

Program / Timetable

  • Training: (Monday, Tuesday)
    • Neutron,
    • HA OpenStack,
    • Swift,
    • OpenStack API
  • Operation: (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
    • Architecture,
    • Operational Constraints,
    • Implementation,
    • Caveats
    • HA Implementation,
    • Points of Failure,
    • Scaling it up.

Other info

There's no organized catering for lunches; participants can use the UZH Irchel mensa facilities. A typical meal costs between 7 and 12 CHF.

For further information, please write to: info@gc3.lists.uzh.ch

Social event

We will have an informal social event on the evening of Tuesday 11.03.2014; everybody is welcome to join (location will be agreeed on site).

Please let us know no later than Monday whether you will attend or not.

Please also note that this will be a self-paying event.

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