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Tutorials and More

All CloudStack Collaboration Conference attendees are invited to participate in events taking place on Wednesday, April 9th prior to the keynotes and conference sessions on Thursday, April 10th and Friday, April 11th. There is no additional fee to attend any of the events below; simply add your selected options to your registration form to reserve your seat.


ShapeBlue Mini-Bootcamp
A fast paced, instructor led hands on session covering the basics of CloudStack.  An experienced ShapeBlue Cloud Architect will guide students through the installation and configuration of an Advanced CloudStack Cloud using Citrix XenServer as he Hypervisor.  View the entire description here.

Automating CloudStack configuration and deployment using SaltStack
With scale comes complexity. CloudStack and SaltStack are no strangers to either. SaltStack provides scalable and secure orchestration to automate as many elements of CloudStack configuration and deployment job as possible. In this tutorial, Tom will walk through the use of various SaltStack components to simplify CloudStack management. View the entire description here.

Object Storage integration with Apache CloudStack
In this presentation Sanjeev will demonstrate on how to quickly setup Object storage and how to use it as a Secondary storage in CloudStack. View the entire description here.

Infrastructure as code; treat your servers as livestock, not as pets
During this workshop you will learn how is use Chef to launch new instances in a CloudStack Cloud using knife, and configuring those instances automatically once they are launched. Each attendee will need to bring a laptop. Chef and Exoscale Cloud accounts (with vouchers) will be provided. View the entire description here.

CloudStack Clients and Tools
In this tutorial we will cover the various CloudStack clients and tools available to developers and cloud operators to configure and manage their cloud. This will be a hands-on tutorial where attendees will clone git repositories, install packages, and use them to interact with CloudStack. We will cover tools like Apache libcloud, CloudMonkey, Clostack, stacker-bee, Apache whirr and Vagrant cloudstack plugins. View the entire description here.


CentOS Dojo
A one day event that brings together people from the CentOS Communities to talk about systems administration, best practises and emerging technologies. The emphasis is to find local speakers and tutors to come together and talk about things that they care about most, and to share stories from their experiences working with CentOS in various scenarios. Click here for more information. Click here to view the schedule. To attend, simply register for CCC-NA and choose CentOS Dojo as an add-on in the registration form. The additional cost is US$50 (through March 20th, $75 thereafter. 


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