OpenStack Meet & Drink: Toast to Diablo!

Cloud Native Silicon Valley

Sep 29, 2011, 2:00 – 5:00 AM

In-person event

About this event

Join Bay Area stacker community for the second quarterly meet and drink to celebrate the Diablo release, hear from OpenStack core team members, ecosystem partners and major enterprise users.

We’ll start at 7pm with open bar, food and mingling as usual. As a courtesy of Dave Nielsen and the Cloud Center, we’ll also offer guided cloud datacenter tours at the event location prior to start of speaker sessions.

7:30 to 8:30 we’ll have four 15-minute speaker sessions:

Josh McKenty – Co-founder of OpenStack, project policy board member and CEO of Piston – will say a few words on what’s new and significant in Diablo release.

Geva Perry – cloud blogger, advisor at Heroku, GigaSpaces, Xeround etc. – will offer his perspective on the significance of OpenStack as the new emerging standard in open source cloud computing.

Jason Venner – Cloud Architect at & eBay – will share his experience deploying and running OpenStack for

Marc Padovani – Director of Product Management, HP Cloud Services – will talk about announcement and HP's commitment to OpenStack. 

The event is free, but we’d appreciate if you can RSVP so we can plan food, drinks and seating capacity accordingly.



Thursday, September 29, 2011
2:00 AM – 5:00 AM UTC


  • Lisa-Marie Namphy

    Director, Developer Relations

  • John Starmer

    Kumulus Technologies

    Lead Organizer