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Project: http://lca2013.linux.org.au/wiki/Miniconfs/OpenStack

The OpenStack miniconf will be a full day of discussions dedicated to users, providers, researchers, or cloud enthusiasts, to learn about the fastest growing free software implementation of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS).

OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface.

Tristan Goode

With 25 years in IT in enterprise/telco/ISP operations, and now heading up Aptira, the technology leaders for OpenStack in Australia and India, Tristan has grown the Australian OpenStack User Group in 12 months to be the largest per capita OpenStack user group on Earth with almost 300 members. With members in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, Tristan's support for OpenStack technology and community is unwavering, and this was recently reflected in Tristan being voted into a position of Director of the OpenStack Foundation Board.