Screen Shot 2015-03-30 at 2.11.49 PMGet your tickets today for the May 2015 OpenStack Summit! Early bird passes are available until March 31, so sign up today and save money on your registration. 

The semi-annual OpenStack Summits are the premiere destination events for OpenStack professionals. The five-day conference brings together all the top supporters for a true meeting of the minds. If you didn’t know, this year’s first conference is being held May 18-22 in beautiful and scenic Vancouver, BC. Early bird specials are ending soon, sign up now!

There are a number of can’t miss sessions to put on your calendar. We’d love to see you at the following SwiftStack sessions:

SwiftStack Sessions for the Vancouver OpenStack Summit:

What’s Up Swift? The Globally Distributed Community Behind Swift

Alistair Coles • John Dickinson • Clay Gerrard • Paul Luse • Matthew Oliver • Christian Schwede • Kota Tsuyuzaki

Read, Write and Delete: Looking at Cool Features in Swift

John Dickinson

Core Services MySQL Database Backup and Recovery to Swift

Kenny Gryp • Chris Nelson

How Has Moved from Traditional Scale-out NAS to Swift Object Storage… and Why

Jordan Nielsen

If You Build it, Will They Come? Using OpenStack Swift to Build a Large-Scale Archive

Joe Arnold • Dirk Petersen

How is Using OpenStack Swift: A Tech Deep Dive into the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Jordan Nielsen

Human Genome Sequencing with OpenStack Swift

Joe Arnold • Brandon Kruse

Swift 102: Extensibility in Swift and What You Can Do With It

Doug Soltesz

How to Make a Case for OpenStack: An Enterprise Customer’s Perspective

Ryan Floyd

OpenStack Startups: How to get your first customers

Ryan Floyd

How to Partner with Large Companies

Ryan Floyd

Other Swift sessions:

Maintaining and Operating Swift at Public Cloud Scale

Lorcan Browne • Donagh McCabe (HP)

From Archive to Insight: Debunking Myths of Analytics on Object Stores

Dean Hildebrand • Simon Lorenz • William Owen • Luis Pabon (IBM)

Swift Vs. Ceph From an Architectural Standpoint

Christian Huebner (Mirantis)

From One to Many – Growing your Swift Deployment to Multi-Region, Multi-Policy, Multi-Petabyte

Jonathan Brown • Paul Burke (Symantec)

Extending OpenStack Swift to Support Third Party Storage Systems

Luis Pabon • Prashanth Pai • Pete Zaitcev (Red Hat)

SwiftSight – Leveraging Open Source Tools to Gain Insight into OpenStack Swift

Michael Factor • Dmitry Sotnikov • Yaron Weinsberg (IBM)

The Entrepreneur’s Challenge: The Realities of Starting an OpenStack Company

Simon Anderson (DreamHost) • Joe Arnold • Joshua McKenty (Pivotal) • Jesse Proudman (Blue Box) • Ken Rugg


Register Today and Save on Your Ticket Costs

The May 2015 OpenStack Summit is sure to deliver a truly exceptional and rewarding experience for everyone involved.


Ticket options include the following:

Full Access Pass

This pass gets you into everything – all Breakout Sessions, Workshops, Developer & Operator Sessions, Keynote speakers, access to the Marketplace and Expo Hall, and more. This pass is the best option for the full OpenStack experience through the week.

Keynote & Marketplace Pass

This ‘lighter option’ gives you access to all the Keynote Presentations as well as the Marketplace and Expo Hall. Please note that this pass will not allow you to attend Breakout Sessions, Workshops, etc.


You can get your tickets for the May 2015 OpenStack Summit here.

About Author

Mario Blandini

Mario Blandini

Mario is a technology & marketing enthusiast, a Swift lover, and an overall fan of disruption. Taking great pleasure as VP of Marketing at SwiftStack, he is also a storage marketing veteran from HGST, Drobo, and Brocade. Mario also deployed infrastructure in technical roles at Rhapsody Networks (now Brocade), Sanrise (now EMC), Adaptec, and the United States Marine Corps.