[FOSDEM] FOSDEM 13 - Cloud Dev Proposal: Image management in a federated cloud environment

Martyn Taylor mtaylor at redhat.com
Mon Dec 17 13:49:25 CET 2012

Cheers for pointing this out.

Thankfully, Russell forwarded on to the correct list just before the 
deadline.  Lucky.

On 12/13/2012 09:33 PM, Tias Guns wrote:
> Hey Martyn,
> You should send your mail to cloud-devroom at lists.fosdem.org. This 
> mailinglist is for general FOSDEM related announcements.
> Kind regards,
> Tias
> On 12/13/2012 05:05 PM, Martyn Taylor wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I'd like to propose a talk on the Aeolus Image Factory project in the 
>> Cloud Developer Room at this years FOSDEM.
>> *Talk Name:*  Image management in a federated cloud environment
>> *Speaker Name:*  Martyn Taylor
>> *Talk Description:*
>> In a world where Cloud IaaS providers are popping up on every street 
>> corner, it becomes increasingly important to prevent vendor lockin.  
>> Several efforts are already underway in projects like DeltaCloud to 
>> help abstract away the differences in API's and allow consumers to be 
>> cloud agnostic.
>> However, the desire for cloud agnosticism becomes increasingly 
>> challenging when we start thinking about managing images.  Not only 
>> do we have API differences, but also many cloud vendors require 
>> differing formats and importation methods, some requiring uploading 
>> of pre-built images, others snapshots of running instances.
>> This talk addresses some of the issues surrounding image management 
>> in a federated cloud environment and introduces Aeolus Image Factory; 
>> a project that offers image management abstraction for multitude of 
>> Cloud vendors.  Aeolus Image Factory allows users to define images at 
>> a high level and have them built, pushed and registered with all the 
>> major cloud vendors.
>> *Speaker bio:*
>> Martyn Taylor is a software engineer at Red Hat Ltd.  He is currently 
>> member of Aeolus technical committee and is responsible for 
>> integration and API efforts around Aeolus Image Management.
>> websites:
>> http://www.aeolusproject.org/
>> http://imgfac.org/
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