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113406 - Breakfast . 1 Hour 30 minutes Breakfast
113388 - Opening general session Our opening general session features remarks from Red Hat's CEO, Jim Whitehurst, and executive VP and president of Products and Technologies, Paul Cormier, as well as integration, tooling, and developer services demos.  1 Hour 15 minutes General session
B105069 - Ansible BoF Join the Ansible community team for a freewheeling, no-holds-barred discussion about all things Ansible. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Greg DeKoenigsberg
Robyn Bergeron
B113761 - On the path to persistent memory Persistent memory is an exciting new storage technology that combines the durability of storage with the low access latency and high bandwidth of DRAM. This new technology provides interesting opportunities and new challenges for application developers. During our BoF we'll explore persistent memory hardware you can use with RHEL today, the different programming models available for using it, some practical advice for today's systems, and what we might see in the future. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Jeff Moyer
Linda Knippers
C144003 - Defining operational roles with containers and DevOps Container application platforms have provided a new category of enterprise software, offering more powerful technology for developing and delivering applications. However, realizing the true benefits of containers requires carefully defined operational roles and adaptable teams and processes. In this interactive session, we'll focus on mapping various roles and responsibilities from traditional server environments to a container-based environment while maintaining operational controls and governance. 45 minutes Consulting discovery session Drew Stockdreher
L100070 - OpenShift for operators OpenShift is not just a simple container orchestration platform. It combines a wealth of developer-focused, self-service features with a rich set of administrative policy controls. The OpenShift operator's job is to pull the right levers in the right ways to enable their organization's applications to be built, deployed, scaled, and managed effectively using Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. In this lab, you'll learn how to manage various run-time aspects of an OpenShift cluster, from quotas and limits, to user management and node management tasks. This lab is highly recommended for administrators or operators who are considering using, or deploying, OpenShift. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Harrison Ripps
Erik Jacobs
Jim Minter
L101851 - How to build a containerized IoT solution on OpenShift In this hands-on lab, we'll build an intelligent IoT gateway on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform with Fuse integrating service and business rules to process sensor data in real time. On the back end, PostgreSQL will provide storage and Zeppelin will provide visualization. Each component of the demo will be running in a container and is using microservices. This cross-product solution offers great scalability, manageability, and security for IoT. You can start building the solution we'll create in this lab right away in your own company. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Ishu Verma
Andrew Block
L101860 - Hands on with Red Hat Satellite 6.3 Red Hat Satellite 6.3 is the latest version of the system management tool from Red Hat. In this lab, you'll go through actual business scenarios using the new features in Satellite 6.3, including Ansible integration, Puppet 4, and many others. If you're new to Red Hat Satellite, you'll get a good overview of the basic features. If you're experienced, you'll deepen your understanding of the product. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Bryan Kearney
Mike McCune
Ohad Levy
L102598 - Practical OpenSCAP—security standard compliance and reporting OpenSCAP is a family of open source Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) tools and content that help you create standard security checklists for enterprise systems. Included in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, OpenSCAP provides practical security hardening advice for Red Hat technologies and links to compliance requirements, making deployment activities like certification and accreditation easier. In this lab, we'll... 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Robin Price
Martin Preisler
LT122004 - Technological pivot points lightning talks FPGA workload acceleration using Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jon Masters, Red Hat Field programmable gate arrays (FGPAs) and other programmable logic devices are rapidly gaining traction for emerging data analytics and processing workloads. Their power efficiency and performance advantages are numerous, but FPGAs have traditionally required extreme levels of technical knowledge to use. This is changing, thanks to industry standardization efforts. In this session, attendees will learn about FPGAs and how they can be managed at scale using emerging efforts within the larger open source community, including OpenStack and Kubernetes orchestration. Modernizing your HPC applications to take full advantage of the open hybrid cloud Steven Carter, Red Hat Adopting cloud technologies and principles in the development and deployment of HPC applications can yield substantial benefits in portability and scientific throughput. This session covers the impediments to running existing HPC applications in the cloud and details how to avoid them.   Dynamic API back-end selection based on real-time health checks through 3Scale API management and OpenShift Tom Corcoran, Red Hat Veer Muchandi, Red Hat Red Hat OpenShift is a game-changing containerization platform that runs your application workloads as containers at scale. 3Scale by Red Hat is an API gateway solution. While applications APIs can be managed centrally by 3Scale, occasionally an API back-end application may become unavailable. We will demonstrate the implementation of a circuit breaker pattern using a polling mechanism into the 3scale configured API gateway solution running on OpenShift. We will show how to configure the API gateway with primary, secondary, and even tertiary back-end servers to handle any given 3Scale configured API request. The polling mechanism is configured to test the health of each primary (and, if necessary, secondary and tertiary) back end every X miliseconds. This results in a recently proven-to-be-available back end serving each request. It improves application reliability and availability, as well as latency, as there are order-of-magnitude fewer waits for API timeouts. Fast as lightning : NVMe and NVDIMM's Impact on your data center Tom Coughlan, Red Hat The future of storage is memory, and the future of memory is storage. The increasing availability of nonvolatile memory express (NVMe) devices for use across fabric infrastructures and the growth of persistent nonvolatile dual inline memory module (NVDIMM) memory is rapidly changing datacenter architecture. Learn what these technologies are, how you can leverage them, and what's available in Red Hat Enterprise Linux. 45 minutes Lightning talk Jon Masters
Tom Corcoran
Tom Coughlan
Veer Muchandi
Steven Carter
S102106 - Red Hat security roadmap Security has never been a bigger, more important topic. Red Hat has been a leader in security for more than ten year, pushing for open standards and supporting technologies, such as Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux), sVirt, the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), and Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE). Red Hat has a record of producing security updates and is helping lead security in new computing areas, such as cloud computing and containers. In this session, we’ll discuss the future of Red Hat security, including a high-level look at what we have in store for DevOps, SELinux, OpenSCAP, virtualization, compliance, cloud, containers, updates to existing products, new features and new products, documentation and support, and our predictions for the future. By the end of this session, you’ll understand Red Hat’s future security plans, how they may affect you, and how you can help us build and shape the future of security. 45 Minutes Breakout session Mark Thacker
S102279 - Red Hat Ceph Storage Roadmap: Past, Present and Future Ceph is a massively scalable, open source, software-defined storage system that runs on commodity hardware. Get an update about the latest version of Red Hat Ceph Storage, including information about the newest features and use cases, with a particular focus on cloud storage, big data and OpenStack. We’ll also explore the themes and directions of the roadmap for the next 12 months. 45 Minutes Breakout session Neil Levine
S102322 - Unleash innovation with Red Hat cloud management and modern app development Innovation isn't just about how fast a company can release a new product or service, but also how easy it is to try, produce, evaluate, and iterate upon new concepts. To achieve these fast and automated development cycles, companies are building software using microservice architectures, mobile-first or mobile-only approaches, and DevOps practices—all of which can be streamlined with Red Hat's portfolio of application platforms. These new technologies and concepts must coexist with existing ones in a bimodal approach, which means increasing infrastructure complexity that challenge IT. Red Hat Management products address these challenges by simplifying operationals in terms of overall hybrid infrastructure insight, control, and automation. The goal of this demonstration is to give a practical example of modern application development approaches and open hybrid cloud management, as well as how they help companies become truely digital businesses—ones in which lines-of-business and IT are agile, productive, and efficient while bringing innovation to the market. We'll simulate a travel agency that needs to provide a new booking service with a mobile app and back-end systems that can be: - Self provisioned and automatically/continuously deployed - Easily modified to address new market conditions - Automatically scaled to meet elastic and unforeseen demands - Completely managed through the lifecycle according to corporate-defined IT governance processes, compliance rules, and defined policies. We'll show how this is all possible using - Red Hat CloudForms to manage the whole environment - Ansible Tower by Red Hat to automate actions that are usually done manually - Red Hat OpenStack Platform to provide massively scalable cloud infrastructure platform - Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform to develop, test, deploy and run container-based applications - Red Hat JBoss xPaaS Middleware (including Red Hat JBoss EAP, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, and Red Hat JBoss BRMS) PHP and .NET to create and integrate microservices - Red Hat Mobile Application Platform to develop the mobile app and its back-end connectivity 45 Minutes Breakout session Pablo Szuster
Mauricio Leal
Vagner Farias
S102365 - The future Red Hat Middleware portfolio: Stacks and services and solutions Over the last five years or more—since before the dawn of Red Hat OpenShift—Red Hat JBoss has brought all our middleware products to the cloud. Since Red Hat OpenShift, that effort has redoubled, and with the advent of Red Hat OpenShift 3 (based around Linux containers and Kubernetes), we have been considering what needs to happen beyond just helping our existing products work well in the cloud. There will be a layer of core middleware services that developers can use to build applications, sitting between (or within) the Linux container and middleware layers. We're refactoring existing products to core services, such as messaging, security, transactions, and cacheing on (or in) Red Hat OpenShift. We're also considering reimplementing existing products to use these core services, though that's likely to be on a case-by-case basis. In this presentation we'll look at where we've been and where we're going with middleware services within Red Hat OpenShift; what changes are necessary within our middleware products and projects to support the new immutable architectures approach behind Linux containers and Kubernetes; and consider how this impacts developers interested in enterprise microservices—especially those who don't necessarily want to code exclusively in Java. 45 Minutes Breakout session Mark Little
S102867 - Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite Primer: Capabilities, Vision and Roadmap Over the last few years, Business Process Management (BPM) solutions have seen rapid adoption across the enterprise. Businesses are recognizing the value of BPM to improve the efficiency and agility of business operations, and thereby competitiveness and the bottom line. JBoss BPM Suite 6 is Red Hat’s BPM solution, a comprehensive platform for business automation. JBoss BPM Suite incorporates four key technologies – business process management, business rules, complex event processing and business resource planning. Combined, these enable IT and business experts to automate and optimize a wide range of processes spanning desktop applications, legacy systems and mobile devices. Join us for this session where we will highlight the capabilities, vision and roadmap for JBoss BPM Suite, including exciting features planned for the upcoming v7 release. We will discuss and demonstrate key new features including: • New containerized BPM tools and services hosted on OpenShift • New intuitive user experience based on the PatternFly design model • Dynamic and ad-hoc process development for case management scenarios • Graphical dashboards for Business Activity Monitoring Attendees will gain a solid understanding of the capabilities and direction of the product, and will be ready to utilize the free developer subscription to evaluate it for their own needs. 45 Minutes Breakout session Mark Proctor
Phil Simpson
Prakash Aradhya
Masahiko Umeno
Ryuji Kurokawa
Tetsuya Kimura
S103795 - The app is written—I wonder what the users will think After spending so much time putting in place an infrastructure, wouldn't it be great if an app built on it solved the users' problems? Usability is more critical than ever when it comes to mobile apps. In this session, we'll show you hot to become a user advocate before you build an app. This fun and informative session will introduce you to topics such as user experience design and design-thinking methodologies. 45 Minutes Breakout session Bob Tierney
S104090 - The future of datacenters as seen from Red Hat's office of technology Red Hat's office of technology contributes to Red Hat's long term technology strategy and road map. During this session, we will introduce key topics within the broader long-term technology direction and strategy that our customers will pursue across the private and public clouds. It includes prototype and developmental technology demonstrations focused on platform infrastructure—such as cloud native application platforms, servers, storage, networks, operating systems, and cloud providers). This is a complementary session to the other office of technology session on applications. 45 Minutes Breakout session Stephen Watt
S104107 - Developer tools overview and roadmap, part 1 Abstract to come soon. 45 Minutes Breakout session James Strachan
Todd Mancini
S104381 - Using real-time data to enable real-time analytics Today's competitive business environment requires fast access to accurate information for a competitive edge. In-memory computing provides such access and leads to better and faster decision-making, easier identification of competitive opportunities, growth in revenue, increased efficiency, and reduced risk. In this session, you'll learn how to take advantage of technical shifts—such as lower computer memory prices and exponential data growth—and the trend toward using analytics to differentiate and transform into a real-time enterprise. We'll cover getting started with in-memory computing, how Red Hat JBoss Data Grid enhances your middleware investments, and in-memory data grid customer use cases. 45 Minutes Breakout session Syed Rasheed
Cojan van Ballegooijen
S104816 - From legacy to microservices: Lessons learned on the road to success by Miles & More With over 29 million participants, Miles & More is the largest frequent flyer program in Europe. Expanding this travel rewards program into other markets required a fundamental change to the company's IT infrastructure, as the previous legacy environment was hard to maintain and not scalable. Miles & More chose to move to a microservices-based architecture built on Red Hat OpenShift. With this new environment, the company can support innovation and deploy new microservices into production within 5 days with zero downtime. Learn more about how Miles & More modernized their application development environment and process. 45 Minutes Breakout session Matthias Krohnen
Torben Jaeger
Serge Pagop
S104999 - A greybeard's worst nightmare—how Kubernetes and Docker containers are re-defining the Linux OS OCI (a.k.a. Docker) containers and Kubernetes are having a deep impact on the Linux operating system (OS) that goes well beyond DevOps and cloud-native applications. The concepts of application-centric packaging, process isolation through Linux containers, and immutable infrastructure are shaking up the core traditions of today's GNU/Linux operating systems. These concepts are also challenging the assumptions and approaches derived from the past 40+ years of work that originated with UNIX. The Linux distribution as we know it is coming to an end, and is being replaced by a new concept of containerized, multi-instance, multi-user applications, which can be deployed in scale-out environments. In this session, we'll assess this new OS environment and take a deep look at the consequences this new OS model has for both developers and operators. 45 Minutes Breakout session Daniel Riek
S107445 - Introduction to Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the public cloud The road to public cloud mastery is never straight and narrow, and filled with speed bumps. The public cloud is a key in most IT strategies, and finding the way down the path is critical. Jerome and Matt will spin a tale around some common cloud adoption pitfalls and bridges. In this session you'll learn how Red Hat Enterprise Linux can help you: Speed up deployments of your application. Reduce friction moving to a cloud environment. Provide a base to scale into multiple environments. Create a shortcut on your journey. 45 Minutes Breakout session Matt Micene
Jerome Boutaud
S109083 - Red Hat Middleware Application Platforms This session will cover the 18 month roadmap for current Enterprise Java product lines (JBoss Web Server and JBoss EAP) and also look ahead into the future polyglot application platform based on OpenShift. It will covering emerging architectures and programming paradigms - microservices, reactive and serverless and technologies such as node.js, vert.x and WildFly Swarm. 45 Minutes Breakout session Rich Sharples
Mark Little
Bruno Georges
S111001 - HPE Synergy Composable infrastructure ecosystem & HPE OneView Discover the value of composable infrastructure from execution to economics in today’s hybrid world. Dive into new economics and performance data and get a glimpse of what the future holds for HPE Synergy. Hear direct from customers across the globe how HPE Synergy is future-proofing their data centers for today’s workloads and tomorrow's disruptors. Does your ability to get infrastructure deployed  quickly slow down your delivery of new apps and services? HPE OneView with its Unified API with single line of code accelerates your DevOps environments by automating provisioning and management of physical infrastructure with Ansible by Red Hat. 45 Minutes Breakout session Ynema Mangum
Bob Fraser
S111013 - Automated Out-of-Band management with Ansible and Redfish Ansible is an open source automation engine that automates complex IT tasks such as cloud provisioning, application deployment and a wide variety of system administration tasks. It is a one-to-many agentless mechanism where complex deployment tasks can be controlled and monitored from a central control machine. Redfish is an open industry-standard specification and schema designed for modern and secure management of platform hardware. On Dell EMC PowerEdge servers the Redfish management APIs are available via the integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC), which can be used by IT administrators to easily monitor and manage at scale their entire infrastructure using a wide array of clients on devices such as laptops, tablets and smart phones. Together, Ansible and Redfish can be used by system administrators to fully automate at large scale server monitoring, provisioning and update tasks from one central location, significantly reducing complexity and helping improve the productivity and efficiency of IT administrators. 45 Minutes Breakout session Jose Delarosa
S111025 - How to build and deliver an Intelligent Orchestration Platform Demands on infrastructure applications and services require real-time action to deliver business results in a fast-paced outcome economy. In this session, we will discuss how the Accenture Intelligent Orchestration Platform can help you manage your heterogeneous legacy or cloud environments. With open source technology and our DevOps framework, our platform enables compute, analytics, automation, network and life cycle management based on an integrated software stack from RedHat, Nuage and Turbonomics. The platform delivers an intelligent, reusable design that automatically provisions or migrates enterprise workloads across different legacy, virtual and cloud platforms. In the breakout, we will: * Delve into the technology needed to solve enterprise cloud orchestration and review common challenges. * Share how we help our clients reduce migration times, cost, and complexity. * Outline the benefits of end-to-end automation orchestration and service management. 45 Minutes Breakout session Denise Glasscock
B104805 - Writers Write! The Documentation BOF People often say that documentation is boring. Not us! Let's talk about documentation. How do you write it? How do you publish it? What tools do you use? How do you encourage other people to write? Let's share ways to get other people to love and appreciate documentation just as we do. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Jason Porter
B104934 - The age of uncertainty: how can we make security better Building a digital fortress has been a security practice for the last few decades. However, data breaches continue to occur. What we consider impenetrable and safe gets defeated. We lose trust in third-party service providers attacked by hackers. Let's have an interactive discussion about top security and privacy threats for modern applications and the challenges faced by software engineers and security experts. How do we make things better and stronger? How does the role of security change in a rapid deployment world? 45 Minutes Birds of a feather William Henry
Bruno Oliveira
C144005 - A holistic approach to advanced cloud migration The long-term business value of introducing cloud infrastructure to the enterprise remains clear and uncontested. Standardizing and automating a cloud infrastructure leads to a reduction in TCO and yields a high-performing, cost-effective, and stable platform that accelerates innovation. However, cloud migration depends on more than just the introduction of a new technology. Its success rests on the inclusion of people and methodology to drive and sustain the change. In this interactive session, learn how a holistic approach to a staged migration on multiple platforms reduces TCO and delivers better agility to stakeholders. 45 minutes Consulting discovery session Bill Helgeson
Lan Chen
LT122002 - Teamwork and innovation lightning talks CO.LAB: innovating with a new generation In collaboration with Boston University, Sociedad Latina, Boston After School & Beyond, and the City of Boston, Red Hat hosted 20–25 Latina-American and African-American girls (ages 11–14) from underserved areas of Boston in a three-day immersive experience, and introduced them to coding, collaboration, and the open source way. Through this CO.LAB initiative, we demonstrated the potential of collaborative innovation and, along the way, sparked their interest in open source technology or coding. ----- Constructive conflict resolution: Playing with fire without getting burnt Gina Likins, Red Hat Conflict is unavoidable and, depending on how it's approached (and how you were raised), it can be excruciating. Open source communities often attract people with strong technical backgrounds--and stronger opinions--creating environments where conflicts turn into conflagrations, burning everyone involved. But this doesn't have to be the case. In this talk, I'll present an alternative view of conflict, in which conflict, like fire, is necessary and can be used constructively as a source of good information and forward momentum. You'll leave with a step-by-step plan for working through conflict more constructively. Learn to harness the heat of conflict and how to create a warmth-bringing fire rather than a project-destroying inferno.   ----- Let's innovate cognitive diversity E.G. Nadhan, Red Hat If open source is the lighter fluid for innovation, diversity gives it that much-needed spark. Diversity fosters intriguing intersections of thoughts that morph into fertile grounds for innovation. There are several factors that influence the diversity of perspectives on our teams, including gender, nationality, culture, generation, and disability status. But, what really matters is cognitive diversity--diversity of thought. It's not just who you are, but how you think. This session highlights the vital need for cognitive diversity and the manner in which it can nurture the ecosystem for innovation. This session will explore how we create teams with multiple perspectives (e.g., gender, location, background, skillsets) to get more cognitive diversity in approaching problem-solving and new innovative thinking.     45 minutes Lightning talk E.G. Nadhan
Gina Likins
S102081 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux roadmap Stay current with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The operating system matters, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux has some major projects underway. Learn about developments this year and plans for the coming year from the people responsible for the product. 45 Minutes Breakout session Karen Noel
Ron Pacheco
S102664 - Transparent, participative, inclusive: The open decision framework Whether you’re making a decision, leading a project, or driving change, it can be challenging to get the right people in the room--and get them to work together effectively. Come explore the open decision framework, a collection of Red Hat’s best practices for project management, decision making, team dynamics, communications, and change management. In this session, you will learn how to apply five powerful principles of the open source way (open exchange, collaboration, release early and often, meritocracy, and community) to your decisions and projects. Hear tips, advice, and real-world examples of how to: Invite diverse perspectives and ideas Gain support, buy-in, and understanding from your stakeholders and sponsors Manage conflicting opinions and priorities Limit unintended impacts and Improve trust across your team and your entire organization  This session will help you be more effective at work and beyond. 45 Minutes Breakout session Rebecca Fernandez
Katrinka McCallum
Jennifer Krieger
S102815 - Shifting up: How BMW speeds up application delivery using a cloud-native application platform In this session, we will discuss why BMW decided to implement a Cloud Native Application Platform and give a background on the existing environment and constraints. You will learn why BMW chose OpenShift and hear about the experience to rebase an existing application - the BMW Connected Drive backend - onto OpenShift. We will discuss the solution architecture, project setup, timeline & experience as well as the impact on Processes & Organization at BMW, and share which benefits could be realised to date. 45 Minutes Breakout session Jens Eckert
Wolfram Richter
Alexander Lenk
S103749 - Deterministic storage performance: 'The AWS way' for capacity-based QoS with OpenStack and Ceph Managing storage quality of service is a hot topic among operators of OpenStack systems. Tenants demand that their private cloud environments provide familiar public cloud modalities, including the ability to provision deterministic storage performance. This talk will detail how Ceph storage pools can be combined with Cinder Volume Types to emulate Amazon’s Magnetic and Provisioned IOPS Elastic Block Store (EBS). Performance graphs will detail when size based limits, or fixed limits are more appropriate, depending on the type of storage media used in the underlying Ceph pool. 45 Minutes Breakout session Kyle Bader
Sean Cohen
Federico Lucifredi
S104108 - Developer tools overview and roadmap, part 2 Abstract to come soon. 45 Minutes Breakout session Todd Mancini
Pete Muir
S104668 - Developing cloud-ready Camel microservices For Java developers, it may be daunting to get started developing container applications that run on OpenShift clusters. Minishift can help you run OpenShift locally by launching a local, single-node OpenShift cluster within a virtual machine. With fabric8 tools, it’s even easier to install and run OpenShift using familiar tools like Apache Maven. In this session, we’ll build a set of Apache Camel- and Jav-based microservices that use Spring Boot and WildFly Swarm. We’ll show how fabric8 Maven tools can be used to build, deploy, and run your Java projects on local or remote OpenShift clusters, as well as to easily perform live debugging. Additionally, we’ll discuss best practices for building distributed and fault-tolerant microservices using technologies such as Kubernetes Services, Netflix Hystrix, and Apache Camel Enterprise Integration Patterns (EIPs) for fault tolerance. 45 Minutes Breakout session Claus Ibsen
S104845 - Hyper-converged OpenStack and Ceph The composability feature, introduced in Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 director, enables Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Red Hat Ceph Storage deployments to run both Ceph object storage device (OSD) and Nova compute services on the same server. This is known as hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI). HCI deployments appeal to telco customers interested in putting dense low footprint OpenStack clusters on the edge of their network for network functions virtualization (NFV) applications. How do these systems handle NFV workloads? How should they be tuned, and how should director be used to automate such deployments? In this session, we'll answer these questions and share workload testing results. 45 Minutes Breakout session John Fulton
S105018 - Migrating to microservice databases—from relational monolith to distributed data Because microservices consist of a distributed system with multiple moving parts, a single component's downtime can affect the entire system. Managing stateless code is easy, but factoring in persistent state makes things much harder. Thus, zero-downtime migrations are paramount to guarantee integrity and consistency. A "one database per microservice" characteristic creates perplexity. In legacy systems, the traditional model adopts transactions, strong consistency, and create, read, update, delete (CRUD). We must reassess some of these concepts to guarantee integrity and consistency with zero downtime. In this session, we’ll discuss strong and eventual consistency, CRUD, and command and query responsibility segregation (CQRS), event sourcing, and how these techniques relate to each other in different integration and evolution strategies for relational databases. We’ll explore views, materialized views, mirror tables, event sourcing/streaming, data virtualization, change data capture, and how these strategies enable you to build up a microservices architecture from a legacy monolithic relational database. 45 Minutes Breakout session Edson Yanaga
S105019 - Red Hat container technology strategy Containerization is fueling the shift toward application-centric IT. Supporting this trend, Red Hat is pushing the boundaries of container support for enterprise use cases. Technologies such as Open Container Initiative (OCI)/Docker containers, Google Kubernetes, and OSTree play a central role in Red Hat's technology road map. With Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat is redefining the Linux operating system around Kubernetes as the meta-kernel for the cloud and an open source alternative to the Amazon mainframe. In this session, you'll get an inside view into Red Hat's container technology strategy and a comprehensive picture of the future of application-centric IT. 45 Minutes Breakout session Clayton Coleman
Daniel Riek
S105090 - Red Hat Satellite 6 power user tips and tricks Red Hat Satellite has managed millions of Red Hat systems for more than a decade. Red Hat Satellite 6 provides more and better management at a very large scale—from traditional datacenter environments to cloud-computing environments. In this session, you’ll learn about: New concepts in Red Hat Satellite 6 and which old terminology has new meaning. Correctly setting up Red Hat Satellite Server for various environments. Getting packages from Red Hat and third-party content providers. Organizations, locations, and life-cycle environments, and how to configure them. Content views and how to manage them. Provisioning concepts and components. Hosts and how to manage them. Host collections and how to use them. 45 Minutes Breakout session Thomas Cameron
Rich Jerrido
S107123 - Modern App Development & Mobile: A Must Have Digital Experience Abstract to come soon. 45 Minutes Breakout session Steve O'Keefe
S108633 - Transforming a Process Driven Enterprise to a Digitally Engaged Enterprise Over the years enterprises have widely adopted business process automation to achieve operational efficiency. Effective use of process automation has helped enterprises to be more agile to react to changing market and regulatory needs.   At the same time the market itself is transforming with ever increasing need for closer engagement with consumers and customers.  Customers are demanding faster response to their needs as they are under tremendous pressure to react quickly to changing needs in their own domains.   Increased adoption of robotic automation is putting unusual pressure on enterprises.  Line of Businesses and business operations are eager to build rapid applications to fulfill their client needs.  Red Hat is innovating to evolve products and technologies to closely align with this market transformation.    Join us for this session where we will discuss and share our vision for enabling enterprises to digitally engage with their customers, and hear some real world perspectives from Railinc, a longtime user of Red Hat middleware products. 45 Minutes Breakout session Prakash Aradhya
Clare Grant
Phil Simpson
jeanine bradley
S111002 - If it’s a Multi-Cloud World, where in the World Do I Go? Today’s successful enterprises must deliver superior customer experiences and leverage new methods of engagement in order remain competitive. This innovation all begins in the data center. Red Hat, Intel, and their partners have aligned to deliver OpenShift, a mature orchestration platform that enables next-generation application management with Kubernetes and Docker, accelerates the delivery of new services, and reduces costs, all while maintaining transparency and insights into operations and data. This session will describe practical strategies for modernizing existing cloud environments, describe a path towards federated, multi-cloud functionality, and will discuss new opportunities for building next-gen applications that developers will actually want to use. Attendees will learn: - How an industry peer is using OpenShift to modernize development - Why application development is critical to business growth - Intel’s POV for where to place development & deploy different workloads on or off premises. - How Red Hat and Intel are positioned to enable federated, multi-cloud environments that work. soon. 45 Minutes Breakout session Gerald Seaman
William Giard
S99287 - Red Hat CloudForms core roadmap The session will deliver the core roadmap and direction of Red Hat CloudForms. We'll cover enhancements and use cases to what core capabilities are available in the platform, such as reporting, chargeback, dashboards, and compliance. We'll cover the operational use cases to manage some of our popular provider plug ins, and what value you can get from the core features of the platform. We'll cover both the June release and future roadmaps in this session. 45 Minutes Breakout session John Hardy
Federico Simoncelli
Brad Ascar
113396 - Lunch . 1 Hour 45 minutes Lunch
PT155003 - F5 Networks: Automate, secure, and scale with F5 & Red Hat This session will review how F5 has integrated and certified our solutions across the Red Hat portfolio from cloud (OpenStack, OpenShift) to automation (Ansible). We will discuss the F5 commitment to embracing open source technologies and giving back to projects critical to users of Red Hat technologies. A short demo will conclude this session. Paul Pindell, Senior manager, Architecture and Engineering, F5 Networks 20 minutes Breakout session
L100810 - From source to RPM in 120 minutes In this lab, we'll learn best practices for packaging software using the Red Hat Enterprise Linux native packaging format, RPM. We'll cover how to properly build software from source code into RPM packages, create RPM packages from pre-compiled binaries, and to automate RPM builds from source code version control systems (such as git) for use in CI/DevOps environments. And finally, we'll hear tips and tricks from lessons learned, such as how to set up and work with pristine build environments and why such things are important to software packaging. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Adam Miller
L103118 - Linux container internals Have you ever wondered how Linux containers work? How they really work, deep down inside? Questions like: How does sVirt/SELinux, SECCOMP, namespaces, and isolation really work? How does the Docker Daemon work? How does Kubernetes talk to the Docker Daemon? How are container images made? In this lab, we'll answer all these questions and more. If you want a deep technical understanding of containers, this is the lab for you. Red Hat engineers will walk you through the deep, dark internals of the container host and what’s packaged in the container image. You'll get the knowledge and confidence it takes to apply your current Linux technical knowledge to containers. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Vinny Valdez
Scott McCarty
L103175 - Deploy Ceph Rados Gateway as a replacement for OpenStack Swift Come learn about these new features in Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10: There is now full support for Ceph Rados Gateway, and "composable roles" let administrators deploy services in a much more flexible way. Ceph capabilities are no longer limited to block only. With a REST object API, you are now able to store and consume your data through a RESTful interface, just like Amazon S3 and OpenStack Swift. Ceph Rados Gateway has a 99.9% API compliance with Amazon S3, and it can communicate with the Swift API. In this lab, you'll tackle the REST object API use case, and to get the most of your Ceph cluster, you'll learn how to use Red Hat OpenStack Platform director to deploy Red Hat OpenStack Platform with dedicated Rados Gateways nodes. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Sebastien Han
Gregory Charot
Cyril Lopez
L104866 - Cirque du application development—containers, Kubernetes, and OpenShift In this lab, we'll prepare web and application developers to build applications using containers, Kubernetes, and OpenShift. We’ll start with a short introduction to containers and Kubernetes, which are the foundation of OpenShift. Using hands-on exercises, we'll walk you through a variety of applications and uses cases for OpenShift. How about seeing how easy it can be to deploy your pre-built containers? And how health checks to OpenShift can heal your application? We'll dig in to build containers just using a git repository. Want to see easy application scaling? No problem. Wish you could do A/B deployment? Your wish is our command. And finally, we'll show you a complete microservice application with database and polyglot back-end services. You bring your curiosity and willingness to code, and we'll teach you all you need to go home and start building pure awesomeness on OpenShift. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Steven Pousty
Marek Jelen
Charlotte Ellet
PT155017 - Centrify: Achieving identity assurance: Access to Red Hat Enterprise Linux on IaaS platforms Abstract to come soon. David McNeely, Vice president of Product Strategy, Centrify 20 minutes Breakout session
113390 - General session 2 Paul Cormier will introduce keynote presenters from our customer and partner ecosystems. 1 Hour 15 minutes General session
PT155007 - NuoDB: Database considerations for the hybrid cloud Advancements in application architectures, development processes, and storage have enabled organizations to take advantage of cloud benefits such as agility, elasticity, and scale-out across most layers of the infrastructure stack. But one key element - the database tier - has remained stubbornly difficult to modernize. Often, as organizations move toward container and cloud-based environments, they end up leaving their database, their SQL skillsets, expectations of transactional consistency, and sometimes even their precious data behind. To address this problem, a new class of database - the elastic SQL database - has emerged. These solutions combine the ACID guarantees and SQL interface on which applications rely, while also allowing dynamic capacity management, continuous availability, multi-datacenter operation, and radical operational simplicity. Join us to learn what makes an elastic SQL database an ideal solution for modern hybrid cloud applications. We'll demonstrate how you can take advantage of this technology to optimize your application for fast transactional responsiveness, continuous availability, and full-active database utilization, even across multiple clouds, data centers, or hybrid environments. Ariff Kassam, Vice president of Product, NuoDB Christina Wong, Director of Product Marketing, NuoDB 20 minutes Breakout session
B107536 - Explore new AI frontiers with machine learning technologies The last few years have seen explosive growth and interest in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine intelligence. The big companies are adopting them with incredible speed, but what does that mean for everyone else? Deep learning and other techniques are also coming into focus. Are we on the cusp of a new revolution? Is this the true democratization of AI? Join us for an open discussion on what is happening with AI and machine learning in the enterprise. We will discuss how to scale, mitigate security risks, provide transparency, and keep these technologies running when entire businesses are on the line. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Daniel Jeffries
Scott Soutter
L100070R - OpenShift for operators (replay) OpenShift is not just a simple container orchestration platform. It combines a wealth of developer-focused, self-service features with a rich set of administrative policy controls. The OpenShift operator's job is to pull the right levers in the right ways to enable their organization's applications to be built, deployed, scaled, and managed effectively using Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. In this lab, you'll learn how to manage various run-time aspects of an OpenShift cluster, from quotas and limits, to user management and node management tasks. This lab is highly recommended for administrators or operators who are considering using, or deploying, OpenShift. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Harrison Ripps
Erik Jacobs
Jim Minter
L101852 - Building an edge-to-cloud IoT solution with commercial-grade OSS Learn how to build an intelligent IoT gateway that can provide real-time intelligence at the edge. The build process will be automated using Ansible. Once the gateway is provisioned, we’ll put it into action by starting Red Hat JBoss Fuse and building and deploying the routing and business rules services. We’ll then start a sensor application that sends temperature data using MQTT to the broker, Red Hat JBoss A-MQ. These messages will be forwarded to the services that we started earlier. And finally, we’ll be creating the business rules to trigger the desired action when the sensor value reaches a threshold. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Patrick Steiner
Ishu Verma
L102967 - Getting started with Ansible Ansible is a simple, yet powerful, IT automation engine for app deployment, configuration management, and orchestration that you can learn quickly. In this hands-on lab, you'll get to know Ansible from the ground up. We'll start with a brief introduction, and then you'll install Ansible by Red Hat and run the first commands. Next, we'll tackle some of the basic concepts, and you'll start to write your first playbooks. Along the way, you'll pick up some of the more advanced concepts like controlling task execution and templating. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Roland Wolters
Reiner Rieger
L103188 - Up and running with Red Hat identity management Red Hat identity management (IdM) can play a central role in user authentication, authorization, and control. It can manage critical security components such as ssh keys, host-based access controls, and SELinux contexts. These functions are available in a standalone environment or when in a trust relationship with a Microsoft Active Domain Controller. In this lab, you'll learn the basic installation and configuration of IdM, configuration of an IdM replica, joining of clients to the IdM domain, basic user and host management activities, sudo setup, and ssh key management. You'll leave with an experience that can be repeated in your own environments to set up a rudimentary environment. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Jim Wildman
Thomas Gamull
Chuck Mattern
L103745 - Hands on with the pros and the latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux capabilities In this 2-hour lab, Red Hat field solution architects will lead you through a mix of self-paced and proctored exercises using the updated capabilities in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3. We'll cover service management with systemd, system administration with Cockpit, system performance tuning and monitoring, storage management with xfs and LVM (RAID, snapshots/thin provisioning), network interface management with NMCLI, dynamic firewall configuration with firewalld, system compliance scanning with OpenSCAP, and finally, system recovery processes with Relax and Recover. There'll be ample experts on hand to help you and answer your questions. Join us and continue your journey to becoming a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 pro. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Eddie Chen
Christoph Doerbeck
Rob Wilmoth
Mike Watkins
Matt St. Onge
P102235 - The Fury and the Sound: A mock disaster security vulnerability fable Red alert: You’ve been notified by your team that your company is in the middle of a cybersecurity event. A curious noise heralds problems ahead. In this session, join the Red Hat Product Security team as they walk through an imagined cyber-attack to show common attack techniques. 45 Minutes Panel C Rob
PT155012 - Women from Red Hat's partner ecosystem Have you thought about what the career options are for a woman in technology?  Are you interested to know how women from various roles (both technical and business) have achieved their goals?  Come to hear viewpoints from women from Red Hat's partner ecosystem. Panelists:  Accenture - Maureen Wyckoff, Global alliance manager Blackstone Technology Group - Victoria Guido, Technical manager Carahsoft - Natalie Gregory, Vice president Educology Solutions - Robin Appia, President & CEO Microsoft - Karina Homme - Principal program manager NetApp - Anika Suri, Technical alliance manager 90 minutes Panel DeLisa Alexander
Anita Devadason
Karina Homme
Robin Appia
Natalie Gregory
Maureen Wyckoff
Anika Suri
Victoria Guido
S102293 - Love containers. Love DevOps. Love OpenShift. Need business case. Love the idea of containers, a DevOps culture, and how OpenShift accelerates application delivery while also cutting demand on infrastructure and abstracting it away from you? You get it, but will the business? In this session, you'll see actual customer examples of building solid business cases that define the benefits, costs, and how Red Hat OpenShift helps deliver a powerful return on investment (ROI). In this webinar, we'll equip you with the ability to plan an OpenShift project and create a watertight business case that includes costs (e.g., infrastructure, organizational change for a DevOps culture, containers for application delivery) and benefits (e.g., cost-savings, staff efficiency, agility). 45 Minutes Breakout session Graeme Colman
Keith Lynch
Daniel Oh
S102603 - OpenShift Roadmap: What's New & What's Next! At Summit 2015, we launched the next generation of OpenShift by Red Hat with the release of OpenShift 3. Natively integrating the docker container runtime and packaging format, Kubernetes for orchestration and cluster management, and built on a foundation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, OpenShift 3 redefined the modern application platform. As it turns out, we were just getting started on the path to automate, accelerate, and ultimately transform application delivery. Join this session to see what's new and what's coming next in Red Hat OpenShift. 45 Minutes Breakout session Mike Barrett
Diogenes Rettori
Steve Speicher
S103001 - Performance analysis and tuning of Red Hat Enterprise Linux In this two-hour session, you’ll learn how to configure and tune systems running Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions 6 and 7 for optimal performance while running a variety of common applications for bare-metal, virtualized and containerized environments. You’ll also learn to evaluate and analyze the performance of heavily loaded systems and how to tune them to maximize performance. In this session, we'll: Describe several existing and new hardware features that can affect performance and how the Red Hat Enterprise Linux kernel takes advantage of them. Describe and illustrate the latest performance analysis tools and techniques to identify performance bottlenecks impacting system and application performance. Describe and contrast system tuning parameters to show how they can be used along with tools and techniques to resolve identified bottlenecks affecting system and application performance. Show techniques to identify and resolve performance issues in a number of combinations of systems and applications, such as database servers, Internet servers, and various financial applications. 120 minutes Breakout session Douglas John Shakshober
Larry Woodman
Bill Gray
S103203 - Show me the money! Optimize your business with JBoss BRMS Business Resource Planner Every organization has to deal with optimization problems and scheduling puzzles, from vehicle routing to employee rostering, from job scheduling to bin packing. These problems are hard and often impossible to solve. BRMS Business Resource Planner optimizes such planning problems to do more business with less resources. In this session we will look at a number of common planning problems, problems that organizations face on a daily basis. We will demonstrate why these problems are almost impossible to solve and how optimization can save organizations millions of dollars, while at the same time improving customer satisfaction. 45 Minutes Breakout session Geoffrey De Smet
Duncan Doyle
S104109 - Developer tools overview and roadmap, part 3 Abstract to come soon. 45 Minutes Breakout session Pete Muir
S104676 - Decision Modelling and Notation (DMN) 101 The Decision Modelling and Notation (DMN) is an OMG standard for modelling and execution of decision services, either standalone or integrated with Business Processes using BPMN (Business Process Model and Notation, its sibling standard). DMN defines a higher level graphical notation for decision services (Decision Requirements Diagram) and user friendly notation for decisions with support for Decision Tables and a high level expression language called FEEL. It also defines a meta model and runtime semantics that allow the model to be fully executed, without the need for any mapping or intermediate model. During this presentation, attendees will learn what DMN is and how to use it to create decision services for real world use cases. This includes an overview of the Decision Requirements Diagram, Decision Tables, Boxed expressions, among other features. Attendees will also learn about how the Red Hat BRMS product supports the specification, and how to use it to provision their services in the cloud. 45 Minutes Breakout session Edson Tirelli
Denis Gagne
S104786 - Building a fast and scalable architecture for SKY TV Video Encoding with Openshift Container Platform and Red Hat Gluster Storage Sky Italia, established on July 31st, 2003, has a 4.8-million-subscriber base. It is part of Sky plc, Europe’s leading entertainment company with 22 million customers across five countries: Italy, Germany, Austria, the UK and Ireland. Sky operates on different broadcasting platforms with different business models. The channels of the pay platform are available via satellite and IPTV. Thanks to NOW TV, a wide selection of the platform’s content is available in streaming on one’s home TV, in addition to the main Internet-connected devices, by simply connecting the NOW TV tv Box to the Internet. Sky is also on the FTA DTT with three channels: TV8, Cielo, SkyTG24. Sky Italia is strongly expanding his offer in the online streaming and on-demand offer where there are already more than 2 million connected customers that can use the on demand service with their DTH Set Top Boxes. In regards to On-demand, contents coming from broadcasting signal have to be transcoded for different devices: high performance, parallelism and high availability are the main challenges. In such scenario, Sky Italia used Openshift Container Platform, which revealed itself as a perfect fit for this project, satisfying all the mentioned requirements as well as adding up further values: environment isolation, rapid prototyping and testing, controlled rolling updates and parametrization. This talk will describe the final architecture that was laid out, and describe in detail some of the decisions taken and why those decisions were took. These include the deployment of Publish/Subscribe application, an hybrid cloud deployment model who take advantages of the latest available features in the platform, the creation of customized metrics, monitoring solution and some more. Also, this story shows how Gluster was used as base storage of persistent volumes in OpenShift, showing how converged systems bring additional value and demonstrating the integration of different technology stacks. Attendees will learn about: Video Encoding use case delivered on top of Openshift. How the architecture was designed and built using Openshift and Gluster. Main challenges faced during the project and how we addressed them. Future plans for hybrid model with Public Cloud elastic scalability. 45 Minutes Breakout session Davide Gandino
Samuele Dell'Angelo
Federico Nebiolo
S104809 - Red Hat Satellite 6 roadmap and demonstration Red Hat Satellite is the premier platform for managing the life cycle of your Red Hat Enterprise Linux workloads. It is also at the core of Red Hat's management suite of products. In this session, we'll discuss the roadmap for Satellite in the context of the ever-changing systems management landscape. This session will include a short demonstration conducted by Will Darton, system engineer with Navy Federal Credit Union. 45 Minutes Breakout session Todd Warner
Will Darton
S104811 - Community By The Numbers It's easy to get the bottom line numbers for a commercial project... you sell X for $Y, and boom, there's a success story! But how do you define success in a community project? Where's the value add and return on investment going to come from when you apply associates to volunteer upstream work? In this session, learn about the metrics and success of community, and how you can apply open source success as a real asset to your bottom line. 45 Minutes Breakout session Brian Proffitt
S104929 - Reproducible development to live applications with Java and Red Hat CDK Red Hat Container Development Kit (CDK) provides a ready-to-use development environment for developing microservices on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. In this session, we will design a small microservices application using Angular2 served through Eclipse Vert.x for front-end environments and REST over HTTP and Java API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS) via WildFly Swarm for back-end environments. We’ll also bootstrap the environment using CDK. This live-coding experience will walk you through setting up a new containerized environment from scratch and using it to develop a functional application in 50 minutes 45 Minutes Breakout session Andrew Lee Rubinger
Lalatendu Mohanty
S104974 - Red Hat Virtualization and KVM roadmaps Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) is celebrating is 10th release anniversary with Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM), with the last year's release being the most successful to date. In this session, we'll give an overview of where RHV is going next and what cutting-edge technology RHV is pushing to KVM. We'll explore the RHV position within Red Hat's hybrid cloud vision, the co-engineering of RHV with KVM technology and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and common infrastructure aspects with OpenStack Platform. 45 Minutes Breakout session Moran Goldboim
Yaniv Dary
S105088 - Red Hat's integration roadmap Integration has always been a critical component of an IT architecture—connecting disparate systems, establishing interoperable pathways of information, and supporting the odd piece of bolt-on business logic here and there. As a discipline, integration is mature and stable; batch file transfer is the same whether you are running on a mainframe or in the most advanced microservices architure on the planet. While the fundamental nature of integration does not change rapidly, the environment and process by which we integrate is in the middle of a complete revolution that requires ground-up support in the tools and platforms we use to perform integration. In this session, we'll examine some of the most significant market, architectural, and technological trends in enterprise integration, the move to containerized and immutable infrastructure, and the emergence of new classes of integrators within organizations that expect to create, configure, deploy and manage integrations without involving a developer or integration expert. 45 Minutes Breakout session Keith Babo
Jack Britton
S111003 - Comparison of control plane deployment architectures in a hyperconverged OpenStack infrastructure The OpenStack control plane can be implemented using one of 3 infrastructure types: bare metal, virtual machines, and containers. In the first part of this session, we'll focus on comparisons of: Different OpenStack control plane infrastructures. Deployment and operational aspects of different control planes. Benchmarking tools to evaluate different control plane deployments. Resource demands of OpenStack clusters built with Nova compute servers, VMs, and storage servers versus "hyperconverged" Nova and Ceph on to the same servers. In the second part of the session, we'll present our empirical approach to: Generating realistic system & storage loads using open source test suites Collecting and analyzing results quantitatively Optimizing hardware configuration and resource partitioning We'll conclude with data, analysis, and lessons learned from our hyperconverged infrastructure work. 45 Minutes Breakout session Miroslav Halas
S111015 - Accelerating your journey to Microsoft Azure with Ansible and CloudForms The journey to public cloud can be a daunting one. Addressing multiple disparate interfaces increases complexity, introduces the potential for error, and requires additional investments in human capital to effectively make use of cloud infrastructures. To remain agile, enterprises must be able to standardize and use existing provisioning systems and processes for both on-premise and public cloud workloads. In this session, you'll learn how to integrate your existing Ansible CLI deployment with your Microsoft Azure subscription to provide seamless provisioning for both infrastructure and Platform-as-a-Service resources in Azure. In addition, we will demonstrate how to use Ansible Tower and CloudForms together to automate the migration of a VMWare Virtual Machine to Microsoft Azure. 45 Minutes Breakout session Cameron Wyatt
Stuart Kirk
S111021 - Using Openshift with AWS Services and Features Building your applications on the Red Hat Openshift Container Platform frees developers to focus on the application development. In this session learn to extend your reach to the cloud with Amazon Web Services broad set of hybrid capabilities across storage, networking, security, application deployment, and management tools from the OpenShift Container Platform. These capabilities make it easy for you to integrate the cloud as a seamless and secure extension of your existing investments. 45 Minutes Breakout session Diana Tsao
Mandus Momberg
S133001 - Financial services industry (FSI) breakout Part 1: Using Red Hat to more accurately compute market risk profile and maintain regulatory compliance  Anthony Golia, Chief Architect, Financial Services, Red Hat Russ Popeil, Senior Manager, Financial Services, Red Hat" The compliance team at a large financial institution was looking to more easily make changes to their calculation model for risk analytics and needed to ensure they were complying with trade reporting requirements. They soon realized that grid computing options would be cost-prohibitive. They chose to partner with Red Hat and implement JBoss Data Grid to cache overnight data from line of business to perform in-memory calculations of market risk and generate regulatory compliance reports on daily basis. Red Hat JBoss Data Grid gave them the power and flexibility they needed to provide a centralized location for aggregating at in-memory level and subsequent analysis of market data and exposures. Part 2: Mitigating Risk through Improved Time to Market Panel moderator: John Marx, Financial Services Region Director, Red Hat Agile and DevOps processes have been employed by some of the worlds largest and most successful organizations to keep pace with change. As the financial services industry continues to be disrupted by Fintech, most of the worlds’ largest financial institutions embrace Agile and DevOps to reduce risk and sustain quality.   Come hear how leading Red Hat clients in our financial services sector use JBoss, OpenShift and Ansible to foster continuous improvements through a DevOps pipeline. Best practice with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) will be covered by a panel of subject matter experts from the world's most successful financial services institutions including TD Bank and Capital One. 120 minutes Breakout session
B103109 - How to survive the Internet of Things: Security After years of warnings about poor Internet of Things (IoT) device security, devices such as security cameras and home routers were part of recent major attacks on key internet infrastructure. In this session, we’ll use a set of IP security cameras to explore general IoT security issues around IoT, including software, configuration, and deployment. We’ll attempt to secure these cameras, then look at system-level approaches for protecting them from the internet and vice versa while continuing to use them for their original purpose. We’ll conclude with recommendations for developing secure systems that include unsecure components. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Russ Doty
B104924 - High-performance computing in hybrid clouds Many high-performance computing (HPC) sites support large-scale bare-metal deployments and focus on delivering cost-effective solutions with great performance. In the recent past, however, HPC workloads have increasingly moved to cloud environments built to support all aspects of compute and data-driven research. Join us for a discussion on building high-performance research clouds using both on-premise and off-premise resources, as well as the ability to burst workloads to the public cloud when needed. The discussion will be lead by moderators from Penn State University and Red Hat and will leverage lessons learned in several recent implementations. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Daniel McGuan
Chuck Gilbert
LT122007 - Modern Java and DevOps lightning talks 5 Red Hat OpenShift development environments in five minutes Jason Meyer, Red Hat Developers typically want to focus on their code instead of installing and administering a Linux system just to get Red Hat OpenShift running on their local machines. There are several creative ways that developers can start using Red Hat OpenShift locally that are quick and easy, and do not require a full installation. This lightning talk provides developers, both new and experienced, options on how to quickly get Red Hat OpenShift up and running locally. As a cloud success architect at Red Hat focused on customer adoption of Red Hat OpenShift and DevOps methodologies, I've seen the struggles many developers have just attempting to get started with Red Hat OpenShift. Attendees will walk away with five easy ways to create a Red Hat OpenShift development environment and the ability to start cranking out applications on a containerized platform.   MicroProfile: What's it all about? Ken Finnigan, Red Hat We’ve heard about MicroProfile, seen the blogs, checked out the forum, but what’s it all about? We’ll show a quick demo of the conference demo app from the MicroProfile community that uses multiple implementations. Then we will briefly outline the goals of MicroProfile, particularly in relation to the JCP, before discussing the current state and future roadmap plans for the community.   Unlocking the potential of Red Hat OpenShift's API for DevOps Jason O'Connell, Macquarie Bank Red Hat OpenShift is the perfect platform for running microservices, but how do you manage many of them, all being developed by different teams and deployed to production on a daily basis? Environment and release management requires elegant solutions that can enable quick iterations and fast feedback. Service reliability demands the ability to narrow down root causes quickly, and safely mitigate and resolve incidents. In this fast-paced session, we will delve into how Macquarie Bank achieves this by using Red Hat OpenShift's APIs for a variety of tools, including automation, monitoring, release management, and root cause analysis. Attendees will learn in detail about the rich API that Red Hat OpenShift provides, and how easy it is to build and integrate your own tooling into the Red Hat OpenShift ecosystem.   45 minutes Lightning talk Jason O'Connell
Wayne Dovey
Ken Finnigan
Jason Meyer
P105157 - Digital transformation in utilities Utility leaders recognize the value of creating an environment that allows for experimentation powered by digital transformation. Areas that many utility leaders and technologists are investing in include renewable energy generation, grid modernization, asset management, cloud adoption, residential "smart" meters, etc; and how utilities can create new revenue streams. In this panel discussion, Centerpoint, Duke Energy, Intel, and Entergy discuss how their industry is experiencing digital transformation, and where they are on their journey. 45 Minutes Panel John Archer
Justin Pittman
Dwayne Bradley
S100812 - Ansible—all the things Ansible is a radically simple IT automation platform that makes your applications and systems easier to deploy. Avoid writing scripts or custom code to deploy and update your applications— automate in a language that approaches plain English, using SSH, with no agents to install on remote systems. In this session, we'll discuss many uses for Ansible, including examples from the traditional to the unorthodox. We'll discuss various topics such as configuration management, provisioning, deployment, orchestration, command line tooling, builds, event-based execution, workflow automation, continuous integration, and Ansible container. 45 Minutes Breakout session Adam Miller
S101856 - Red Hat iPaaS—integration made easy Red Hat integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) delivers cloud-based integration based on OpenShift to deliver continuous delivery of tested, production ready, integration solutions. Using drag and drop, a code-free UI, combined with the integration power of Apache Camel—this is the next-generation iPaaS. In this session, we'll talk about why iPaaS is important, the current iPaaS roadmap, and the innovation happening in the open source community projects to make this new generation of iPaaS a reality. 45 Minutes Breakout session Keith Babo
Hiram Chirino
S101869 - From monolith to containers: How Verizon containerized legacy applications on OpenShift Enterprises generally have a significant portfolio of legacy applications running in production. Applications that have been developed 10, 15 years ago, or more. These applications stand in the critical path of revenue generation. It's not easy to just rip them out and replace them all with applications built on modern architectures, such as microservices and containers. Businesses can't afford downtime and certainly aren't willing to pay for something they can't see. We need the ability to modernize legacy applications while allowing IT to continue to deliver value—innovating from inside out. Verizon evaluated Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform to modernize their application portfolio. In this session, we'll present Verizon’s journey to containerize one of their most challenging applications. We'll show the results of a 2-month long proof-of-concept, including successes, misses, and a roadmap for application modernization. You'll learn about the journey, the pitfalls, and the lessons learned of modernizing complete application portfolios. 45 Minutes Breakout session Zohaib Khan
Malik Sayed
S102252 - Technical transformation in higher ed @ UNC Chapel Hill Many centralized higher education environments are slow to adapt to the changing IT landscape. In this session, we'll discuss how UNC-Chapel Hill is forcing disruption by implementing a private cloud infrastructure, and how Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform is the bedrock of this strategy. We'll also cover our experience with OpenShift Container Platform: our business case for its use, our migration from host-based infrastructure to a container-first model, the density per machine we've achieved, how we're beginning the migration of our core J2EE services from Oracle Glassfish on VMs to Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, how it's helped campus innovation by providing a hosting environment for faculty, staff, and students. We'll conclude with our next steps. 45 Minutes Breakout session Boris Kurktchiev
Stephen Braswell
S102320 - Button push deployments with integrated Red Hat Management Learn how you can use the Red Hat management portfolio together to improve efficiency, drive automation and, reduce overhead! This talk will demo how to use CloudForms, Ansible Tower, and Satellite 6 with a single button push in AWS, and deliver multi-tiered applications at scale using the Red Hat management components. This talk will also demo the capabilities of CloudForms out of the box, what it takes to build custom automation, and develop integration's into existing Satellite and Ansible Tower solutions. Leave with a new understanding of what it takes to use this tooling to solve real world problems today. 45 Minutes Breakout session Laurent Domb
Michael Dahlgren
Maxim Burgerhout
S102611 - Customize and secure your enterprise mobile Salesforce integrations like Red Hat Use Salesforce? Looking for some exciting ways to integrate it with widespread data, apps, and mobile devices while enforcing security and access policy, just like Red Hat? In this session, learn how to use Apache Camel enterprise integration patterns (EIPs) and standard REST connectors with Red Hat JBoss Fuse. We’ll also show how to customize mobile applications to access your instance of Salesforce using Red Hat Mobile Application Platform and Red Hat 3scale API Management for security, policy management, and reporting. Hear Red Hat’s experiences implementing and integrating our own products in enterprise scenarios. Learn about mobile app development capabilities using Red Hat Mobile Application Platform. Learn how JBoss Fuse supports the full suite of Camel Salesforce components. Find out when and how to use each Camel Salesforce component. Get an overview of application programming interface (API) management capabilities Find out how Red Hat 3Scale API Management Platform manages API communication between device and back end. 45 Minutes Breakout session Tom Corcoran
Christina WEI MEI LIN
Maggie Hu
S102810 - Red Hat Gluster Storage roadmap: Past, present, & future Learn about the exciting innovations in the world of Gluster, a distributed, shared-nothing, highly scalable storage alternative to traditional storage appliances. Over the past few years, Red Hat Gluster Storage has added a rich set of enterprise class features along with significant performance and stability enhancements. Today it is Red Hat’s technology choice for container storage and a key ingredient of Red Hat’s first hyper-converged storage solution with Red Hat Virtualization, in addition to being a viable storage option in all the three major public clouds. Learn more about the past, present and future of Red Hat Gluster Storage including Gluster community roadmap. 45 Minutes Breakout session Sayan Saha
S104047 - The roadmap for a security-enhanced Red Hat OpenStack Platform Securing OpenStack with its many components can be complex. So can navigating security control groups. When the two combine, it can be overwhelming to initiate, deploy, and maintain the intersection of OpenStack and security. With a security-enhanced Red Hat OpenStack Platform, our goal is to assess relevant security frameworks and codify compliance efforts for appropriate security controls. In this session, we'll provide clarity and focus by reviewing the Red Hat's OpenStack Platform security enhancement strategy and roadmap. 45 Minutes Breakout session Keith Basil
Nathan Kinder
S104111 - Developer tools overview and roadmap, part 4 Abstract to come soon. 45 Minutes Breakout session SriKrishna Paparaju
Todd Mancini
S104361 - Mobile API Management and Integration - A Reference Architecture and Demo This is a reference architecture walkthrough, presentation demonstration and open discussion, involving both 3Scale API Gateway and Management Services as well as Red Hat Mobile Application Platform infrastructure. The infrastructure consists of 3Scale API Gateway and Management Services, as well as the use of both the API Mapper and MBaaS Service functionality on Red Hat Mobile Application Platform. There is also a Blockchain use case implemented using this technology infrastructure. The session agenda is: 1. First 20 minutes - walkthrough of the reference architecture, analysis of key features of the products, open-standards technologies, and integration/development techniques used in the implementation 2. Next 20 minutes - demonstration of the solution implementation 3. Final 5 minutes - open discussion with the audience 45 Minutes Breakout session Hong Hua Chin
Chad Darby
S104851 - On the path to building an event-monitoring data pipeline for storage microservices Over the past few years, telecommunications companies have invested significantly in large, multi-tenant cloud deployments and aspire to operate with high efficieny by running and orchestrating a suite of infrastructure microservices at scale. These cloud deployments and services are backed by systems that are typically shared by tenants and as these environments scale, the need to streamline operational control by managing these systems with a higher degree of predictability becomes imperative. In this talk, we will present a production, multi-tenant (containerized) compute and software-defined (Red Hat Ceph and Gluster) storage microservices architecture, discuss the typical workloads that are imposed on the system and examine key events that are generated by discrete components that comprise the overall system. Subsequently, we will propose a set of open-source technologies utilized to build a pipeline that encompasses collection of these events, appropriate storage of these events and a Kappa (Analytics) architecture that leverages an in-memory analytics engine - Apache Spark - to correlate these events in order to extract operational insight with predictability. As a result, we advocate that event data is voluminous, has numerous properties and, in some cases, may require a grouping of multiple events to create a more complex event. Furthermore, the characterization and evaluation of complex events to predictively recognize and avert potential issues is highly dependent on the temporal relevance of the event data of concern. We hope to demonstrate how simple machine learning algorithms may be applied to extract typical (affinity) and atypical (interference) patterns of resource behavior within the shared, distributed system and how building a parametric model with suitable weightings for different features may be useful in making these predictions with increased accuracy and in taking the appropriate remedial action. 45 Minutes Breakout session Narendra Narang
Daniel Smith
S104965 - Introducing JBoss A-MQ 7—flexible messaging for the enterprise, cloud, & IoT Red Hat JBoss A-MQ is a flexible, high-performance messaging platform that delivers information reliably across the enterprise, the cloud, and the Internet of Things (IoT). In this session, we'll introduce the next generation of this messaging platform, JBoss A-MQ 7, which features an updated broker core with improved performance and scalability, shared-nothing high-availability, and support for the JMS 2.0 API standard. JBoss A-MQ 7 also introduces interconnect, a new high-performance message router, and a new set of AMQP 1.0 client libraries, which allows standards-based connectivity from a broad set of languages and platforms. 45 Minutes Breakout session David Ingham
S105032 - Bringing Red Hat benefits to Spring Boot and Spring Cloud If you’ve decided ride the wave of Spring Boot and Spring Cloud, you could gain further improvements using the Spring programming model with Red Hat technologies. In this session, view demos and code on how to take advantage of Spring Boot and Spring Cloud programming models. We'll show how to enhance Spring with Red Hat OpenShift, Infinispan, Apache ActiveMQ Artemis, and more. Learn how to use your new favorite framework with the platform tools that you trust. 45 Minutes Breakout session Edson Yanaga
S111004 - Telco cloud transformation: How far have we come? Abstract to come soon. 45 Minutes Breakout session Susan James
S111016 - OpenStack as a Service: Consuming Your Private Cloud Like It’s a Public Cloud? When we use a public cloud, we have an expectation of agility and service availability. You expect to launch compute resources quickly and you assume that your dashboard will load and the API will answer your call. These expectations are because of the “as a service” character of the public cloud. This talk will discuss how you can meet these same expectations for users of your private cloud. In this session you will learn: Why consuming OpenStack as a Service is the preferred consumption model for a majority OpenStack users Benefits of this managed model Highlight a hybrid cloud use case 45 Minutes Breakout session Daniel Sheppard
113398 - Welcome reception . 120 minutes Evening event
PT155002 - Dynatrace: Monitoring OpenStack? Piece of cake! Many companies leverage the advantages of having a private cloud running on OpenStack: fewer costs, more control, no vendor lock-in. However, they also need to take care of operations and maintenance. OpenStack monitoring and troubleshooting are nontrivial tasks and require time, knowledge, and experience. Hundreds of log files are written by numerous services with several configuration files to countless virtual and physical machines - the possibilities for errors seem endless. Manual root cause analysis is like looking for the needle in the haystack. We're going to look at common problems in OpenStack environments, analyze their root cause, and discuss options for effective and efficient operations and troubleshooting. Dirk Wallerstorfer, Technology lead, OpenStack, Dynatrace 20 minutes Breakout session
101558 - Bring your performance and scale problems to the experts Come and mingle one-on-one with Red Hat's performance-scale engineers and developers! Bring your performance questions and ask them one-on-one, in an informal atmosphere. You get to choose the topics! We'll have engineers ready to help you with your performance, scale, and technical questions on topics spanning: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host, OpenStack and OpenShift, Linux containers, big data, security, networks, NFV, OVS, OVN, Ansible, Ansible Tower, Red Hat Virtualization, Red Hat Storage, Ceph, Gluster, persistent memory, Async I/O, block layer, databases, and machine learning. Come for 5 minutes or an hour. However long you want to answer your questions. Joe Mario--with extensive performance background--will lead this interactive meet-up. He'll be accompanied by numerous Red Hat engineers with deep performance and tuning experience - all ready to answer your questions. Come see why this event helped so many in the past. 90 minutes Evening event Joe Mario
PT155009 - Tintri: Managing data at DevOps speed We'll demo DevOps focused copy data management workflow with focus on pushing LAMP application data from production environment to multiple developer environments as a part of continuous development. In the continuous release process, dev custom configurations and settings won't need to change. Further, developers will be able to choose any snapshot to 1 min level if required of production data for their software development. Chuck Dubuque, Vice president, Products, Tintri 20 minutes Breakout session
117852 - IoT CodeStarter, sponsored by Eurotech and Eclipse Foundation Are you ready to get your code on? Structured like a hackfest but without the competition, this CodeStarter event is an evening of coding accompanied by lots of tasty food and beverages (beer, anyone?) A fun night - and everyone gets good swag! Roll up your sleeves and start coding:  Experience our IoT test bed - jointly developed by the Eclipse Foundation, Eurotech, and Red Hat  Build your own IoT application using the same code as upstream projects Find out how intelligence at the edge is making a difference in tackling IoT challenges Bring your laptop and share some code, food, and drinks with new friends.  This event is free, but space is limited. Reserve your spot now!  3 hours Evening event
117853 - Red Hat 3scale API Masters contest Come to this CodeStarter and test your API coding (creation and usage) skills! In a series of rapid fire challenges, the team to complete the tasks with the most points will win the API Masters title and the top prizes. Come in teams of three, or if you don’t have a team, you’ll be able to band together with a new crew at the beginning of the event. A fun way to learn some new technology and test your skills! Get a great start on Red Hat Summit with this Monday evening hands-on experience! Included is a buffet dinner with beer, wine and soft drinks for inspiration.  This event is free, but space is limited. Reserve your spot now! 3 hours Evening event
PT155013 - Open source innovation for IoT Learn how the Eclipse IoT Working Group is creating a framework for IoT innovation that is open, collaborative, flexible, and enterprise focused. Ian Skerret, VP, Marketing, Eclipse Foundation Giuseppe Surace, CMO and CPO, Eurotech James Kirkland, Chief architect, Internet of Things, Red Hat  20 minutes Breakout session
B102599 - Preview BPM Suite 7 And meet the brains behind it This BOF will focus on providing a detailed preview of BPM Suite and BRMS 7.0. Also an opportunity to hear from and interact with community leads of Drools and jBPM projects. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Cristiano Nicolai
Mark Proctor
B104862 - Atomic BOF Do you use or contribute to Atomic Host, the Container Development Kit, our Docker extensions, Ansible-Container, Atomic Registry, or other tools in the Atomic Suite? Please join several of the leaders of the various projects which make up Atomic for a short presentation and to discuss your ideas about where Atomic should go in the future. We will start off with some very short presentations by engineers working on Atomic Host, RPM-OSTree, container security and other projects about what they're working on for Atomic's future. Then we will open up the session to find out about you: how you're using the Atomic platform and tools, what works and doesn't work, and what you need out of the platform in the next year. We'll also talk about how you can participate in development. Bring your questions, your ideas, and your comments! Be part of our community and the future of Atomic. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Dan Walsh
Colin Walters
Josh Berkus
L101860R1 - Hands on with Red Hat Satellite 6.3 (replay #1) Red Hat Satellite 6.3 is the latest version of the system management tool from Red Hat. In this lab, you'll go through actual business scenarios using the new features in Satellite 6.3, including Ansible integration, Puppet 4, and many others. If you're new to Red Hat Satellite, you'll get a good overview of the basic features. If you're experienced, you'll deepen your understanding of the product. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Bryan Kearney
Ohad Levy
Mike McCune
L104665 - The Ceph power show: Hands on with Ceph Join our Ceph architects and experts for this guided, hands-on lab with Red Hat Ceph Storage. You'll get an expert introduction to Ceph concepts and features, followed by a series of live interactive modules to gain some experience. This lab is perfect for users of all skills, from beginners to experienced users who want to explore advanced features of OpenStack storage. You'll get some credits to the Red Hat Ceph Storage Test Drive portal that can be used later to learn and evaluate Red Hat Ceph Storage and Red Hat Gluster Storage. You'll leave this session having a better understanding of Ceph architecture and concepts, with experience on Red Hat Ceph Storage, and the confidence to install, set up, and provision Ceph in your own environment. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Karan Singh
Kyle Bader
Daniel Messer
L99899 - Creating and using source-to-image builders for OpenShift Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform uses source-to-image (S2I) to build and deploy applications from source code. S2I builder images take your source code as input, runs the build, converts your application source into a container image, stores it into a container registry, and then deploys it onto the platform to run. Since the containers are built on the platform itself, you have control over build steps to significantly reduce the chances of malicious processes running in the containers. In this lab, we'll teach you to create your own S2I builder images that run on OpenShift. This is an advanced  lab that requires prior experience with OpenShift. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Veer Muchandi
chakradhar jonagam
Samuel Tauil
Christian Hernandez
LT122005 - Integration lightning talks The ease of the Camel REST DSL Mary Cochran, Red Hat  REST services are becoming an increasingly popular way of connecting devices to the cloud and systems to each other. From Red Hat JBoss Fuse 6.2 on, support for the Camel REST DSL is available. The REST DSL allows for the creation of REST services—using either the Restlet, Servlet, Jetty, or a variety of other components for implementation—more quickly and easily than ever. The REST DSL removes the dependency that xcfrs has on CXF. Support for this new component reduces complexity while increasing the speed of development. In this session, we'll lay out the simplicity and elegance with which Camel REST DSL facilitates rapid development of microservices and addresses complex integration needs. Data protection with Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, Red Hat JBoss BRMS, and Red Hat Storage Lucy Kerner, Red Hat Can you identify where all of your data is, where it all came from, how it is transported, what application has access to each data set, and what each application does with that data? Are you protecting your data with uniform access control? How do you respond to changing compliance requirements, starting with analyzing the inventory of data stores, access, and application usage? And finally, can you recover from discovering incorrect or inappropriate access, by quickly applying new access control policies or changing what applications do with that data? In this session, learn how a combination of JBoss Data Virtualization, JBoss Fuse, JBoss BRMS, and Red Hat Storage can help you with data protection and help answer these questions. HA deployments with JBoss Fuse Josh Reagan, Red Hat 45 minutes Lightning talk Josh Reagan
Lucy Kerner
Mary Cochran
P104684 - Why education needs the open source community Our education system is outdated and in crisis. But with participation and support from Red Hat, educational institutions are achieving transformative, positive results by integrating open source values, tools, and processes to innovate education for the 21st century. For example, with more than 4,000 student laptops running Linux and open source software exclusively, Penn Manor School District supports the largest public school program of its kind on the east coast of the United States. At Duke University, Open Source Pedagogy, Research + Innovation (OSPRI) is integrating open source principles like open knowledge, transparency, meritocracy, and collaboration into an open source curricular pathway and a humanitarian, free, open source innovation grant program. And Rochester Institute of Technology houses the nation’s first academic minor in free and open source software (FOSS) and culture, as well as the LibreCorps initiative, which partners with humanitarian and civic organizations to place students in FOSS co-op positions. During this session, you will learn how open source has led to impactful, student-centered learning at the three institutions mentioned above; how a more expansive vision for the intersection of open source and education innovation will better prepare students for a world that is becoming more open and collaborative; and what specific steps you as an educator or open source community member can take to contribute to making this vision a reality. 45 Minutes Panel Tom Callaway
Charlie Reisinger
Stephen Jacobs
Aria Chernik
PT155015 - Cloudbees: The state of Jenkins and DevOps maturity Abstract to come soon. Brian Dawson, DevOps evangelist, CloudBees 45 Minutes Breakout session
S102483 - Federal Agency Pursues Business Logic at the Speed of Big Data The federal government processes billions of forms each year based on a complex 74,000 page set of rules and regulations that grow by more than 145,000 words annually. Striving to provide a responsive and positive customer experience, the agency is challenged by the volume of data, short receiving and processing times, and ever-changing laws. The target solution processes data on arrival and allows changing business logic on the fly. Data processing must scale up and down while integrating with all necessary internal and external systems. In this session, we present the operating prototype of our target architecture, which runs jBPM and FUSE on top of JDG — and achieved almost linear scalability. You will learn how to implement jBPM on JDG in order to achieve massive parallel in-memory processing, leveraging FUSE to support flexible integration with any type of system. 45 Minutes Breakout session George Batchvarov
S103000 - Latest and Greatest Red Hat Mobile Application Platform features We’ll cover everything you need to know about Red Hat Mobile Application Platform (RHMAP), including product overview, latest features, latest release, open sourced components, creation of microservices for mobile apps and architecture on OpenShift Container Platform. You will also hear our vision for mobile app development, industry trends and use cases. Join this session to learn more about RHMAP and find out how you can get started. 45 Minutes Breakout session Nano Gough
Joe OReilly
S103192 - Thyssenkrupp: Workforce Optimization With Business Resource Planner and OpenShift People are the number one asset in today’s businesses and empowering them to be productive is our ultimate goal. This can be very challenging at an enterprise level when dealing with a workforce of thousands or tens of thousands of employees. Being able to optimize and schedule personnel in an efficient and flexible manner is something that Business Resource Planner excels at. This not only makes employee’s lives easier and more productive but can also have a drastic impact on the bottom line. In this session, Thyssenkrupp along with Red Hat Consulting will demonstrate how we: --Used Business Resource Planner to schedule their workforce of thousands of elevator mechanics across the country --Leveraged the power of OpenShift to run Business Resource Planner in a dynamic environment --Created a system that continuously updates as new information is identified 45 Minutes Breakout session Justin Goldsmith
Josh Bryant
John Rinaldi
S103878 - A walk-through of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform Everyone's heard about Docker, and how it's going to solve all of our problems—or not. In this session, we'll walk you through using Docker and discuss why using a scheduler and orchestration system like Kubernetes is important. Then, we'll dive into an actual usage of the container application platform, Red Hat OpenShift 3, to show how it makes both Docker and Kubernetes accessible to developers. We'll keep the slides to a minimum and instead focus on live demo, coding, and deployments. After deploying several containers, we'll turn up the heat by showcasing scaling and moving on to deployment strategies including blue/green and rollbacks. This will be 95% hands-on demo using the latest version of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. 45 Minutes Breakout session Grant Shipley
S103889 - Building secure IoT solutions with Red Hat Mobile Application Platform, Red Hat 3Scale API Management Platform, Red Hat JBoss Fuse and BRMS, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux The Internet of Things (IoT) presents several challenges for businesses, such as device security, new protocols and languages, and skills gaps for embedded developers. These challenges can be overcome by extending familiar enterprise tools to IoT use cases. In this session, you’ll learn how to use Red Hat Mobile Application Platform and Red Hat 3Scale API management to securely connect devices with an intelligent gateway—a key component that supports real-time decision making at the edge—powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, and Red Hat JBoss BRMS. We'll use the example code to demonstrate how messages from devices are transformed and routed using Apache Camel routes. 45 Minutes Breakout session Ishu Verma
Patrick Steiner
Maggie Hu
S104112 - Developer tools overview and roadmap, part 5 Abstract to come soon. 45 Minutes Breakout session James Rawlings
James Strachan
S104376 - Ceph as Monash University's research data engine In 2015 Monash University built the southern hemisphere's largest (known) Ceph cluster containing 5PB of raw storage across 40 Dell servers with 1100 OSDs. Today that cluster is at almost 7PB, and services a wide variety of research workloads from well over 1000 users across Monash's research intensive Clayton precinct. Prior to this large deployment we cut our teeth on Ceph on its home-turf - as block storage for OpenStack Cinder within Monash’s node of the Nectar Research Cloud (a federation of distributed OpenStack cells) - that was in 2013 and since then we’ve seen Ceph’s popularity and community grow, with the first APAC Ceph Day hosted at Monash in late 2015. At Monash Red Hat Ceph Storage replaces legacy SAN storage for research computing, servicing use-cases from desktop CIFS file-shares to instrument data-capture and management, via HPC cluster home-directories and software libraries. The wide-variety of use-cases in the research space are what attracted us to Ceph in the first place - a storage unicorn that could service block, object and file workloads was a bandwagon we wanted to be on! Furthermore, the inherent difficulty in predicting the capacity and performance needs meant that a software-defined approach with no vendor lock-in was a key requirement for controlling costs and ensuring virtually unlimited scalability. In this talk we'll cover the high-level business and strategic challenges that led us to this solution and discuss how with first Inktank, then Red Hat’s support we have tackled the challenges of architecting, deploying, and operating a cluster of this size (spoiler: it isn't that hard). We'll dive into some of the issues and pitfalls we've faced along the way and talk about some of the key use-cases and scientific data workflows that this infrastructure supports, for example, data capture, management and sharing from various microscopes across several facilities and platforms. To wrap up we'll look at our current progress in rolling out CephFS for production use-cases and detail how we managed to keep the whole thing in-service whilst it was physically moved to a new data-centre - this relocation is being planned now and will be complete by the time of the summit, so come along to find out whether there was a happy ending! 45 Minutes Breakout session Steve Quenette
Rafael Lopez
Blair Bethwaite
S105009 - Blueprint for modern application architecture with APIs, OpenID, and microservices Monolithic legacy application stacks are challenged by rising maintenance costs and an increasing lack of agility and innovation. In this session, we’ll describe a blueprint for a new architecture built on a framework of open standards and best practices for performance, security, and scalability. We’ll address application programming interface (API)-first development, identity management, and the role of API gateways in microservices architecture. We’ll also provide a detailed demo of implementing OpenID Connect for authentication and authorization, as well as a look at the roadmap for Red Hat 3scale API Management Platform. You’ll gain a good understanding of the benefits of modern app architecture and a template for implementation. 45 Minutes Breakout session Daria Mayorova
Mark Cheshire
S105048 - The Open Org in Education The academic culture of courses and bachelor’s degrees was established in the thirteenth century and is a slow-changing culture that doesn’t easily support innovation. In today’s business world, many employers are adopting open organization principles in order to enhance agility and achieve the kinds of innovations that can make them competitive in today’s ever-changing business environment. Clearly there is a culture mismatch between graduates of computing programs and the next-generation business environments in which they are expected to participate. What does it look like when Open Organization principles are applied to academia? What would it look like if courses were built on a meritocracy? What if students had a say in course content and assignments? How much could students learn if they were empowered over their own learning? What if faculty governance was based on transparency? What if academic content could innovate in the same manner as businesses? And if the content could keep up new advancements in the business world? The Center for Computational Science at Western New England is being established as an Open Organization with a humanitarian mission. Come learn how open organization principles apply to academia and will produce students ready to contribute to open source. 45 Minutes Breakout session Gregory Hislop
Heidi Ellis
S105117 - A road to containers at Volvo Cars Volvo Cars builds safe and reliable personal cars but requires around 800 back-end applications to build those cars. Custom servers, manual tasks, lack of isolation, and multiple datacenters made application deployments difficult and required long maintenance windows. In this session, you'll learn about the transformation journey at Volvo Cars to embrace containers and public cloud computing to improve infrastructure agility using Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform and Ansible Tower by Red Hat on Microsoft Azure. 45 Minutes Breakout session Robert Forsström
Siamak Sadeghianfar
S111005 - Using Ansible by Red Hat to manage your hybrid cloud How to use Ansible by Red Hat to deploy Google Cloud Infrastructure Techniques, strategies and demo of a Hybrid-Cloud environment Learn about upcoming features in GCP and how you can take part 45 Minutes Breakout session Ryan Brown
Tom Melendez
S111017 - Hybrid DevOps Cloud Implementation using Lenovo ThinkAgile, Red Hat OpenShift, and CloudForms Enterprises are quickly adopting Container technologies such as Docker to develop as well as deploy applications. Containers bring important benefits such as enabling rapid development and test, portability, isolation, in addition to making the applications natively suitable to run in a cloud environment. Organizations can now take advantage of a full platform-as-a-service solution to run containerized applications, plus provide cloud-like orchestration and self-service. In this presentation and demo we will describe how to implement a hybrid cloud infrastructure that natively supports applications of all types – baremetal, virtualized, and containerized. We will showcase how such a converged platform can be implemented using open source technologies from Red Hat, including the OpenShift container platform and Google kubernetes container orchestration engine. Lenovo’s converged infrastructure platform ThinkAgile will be used to provide a simplified integrated solution that combined compute, networking, and storage. Using Red Hat CloudForms we implement the hybrid devops cloud to provide the workload/container orchestration, self-service, as well as public cloud integration. We will also demonstrate how the Lenovo xClarity Administrator tool simplifies the monitoring and lifecycle management aspects of the hybrid cloud platform. 45 Minutes Breakout session Srihari Angaluri
S133002 - The digital transformation of the telecommunications industry For decades, businesses have used digital technology to transform. More recently, organizations have needed to retool business processes due to disruptive change created by new technologies, like cloud, mobility, big data, and video. To thrive during this time of change, businesses need to achieve greater efficiency, decrease operational costs, and increase deployment times—while creating a scalable foundation that can meet growth demands today and into the future. With Red Hat’s open source technology and partner community, we can help you get there faster.  Presenters: Darrell Jordan-Smith, Red Hat Joe Patteta, Red Hat Azhar Sayeed, Red Hat (panel moderator) Panelists: Sandro Mazziotta, Red Hat Jaffer Derwish, Rogers Communications Paul Fischer, Bell Canada Marouane Balmakhtar, Sprint David Harris, Verizon Wireless 120 minutes Breakout session Darrell Jordan-Smith
Azhar Sayeed
Sandro Mazziotta
David Harris
Jaffer Derwish
Paul Fischer
Marouane Balmakhtar
B100807 - Fedora Friends The Fedora Project is a partnership of Free Software community members from around the globe who build open source software communities and produce a Linux distribution called "Fedora"; The project's mission is to lead the advancement of free and open source software and content as a collaborative community. Meet with other Fedora users, contributors, and project leaders to get swag, discuss the direction of the project, and learn how to get started. You'll get general background and metrics on the various subprojects and teams that build and ship Fedora, have the opportunity to ask questions, and of course, meet with other users and contributors. We can help you get started as a user, developer, designer, or admin—all disciplines and users are welcome. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Adam Miller
B104382 - Distributed CI: A collaborative continuous integration platform Testing a single piece of software is a proven practice - there's an extended ecosystem to ensure that a piece of software does what it's supposed to do in its sandbox. Testing a set of software components - a distribution - that are supposed to work together, and can be configured in a myriad of different ways, is something else. What every team wants when hitting their project's release button is a stable release that's been tested for all possible permutations and that doesn't break their setup. Enter: Distributed Continuous Integration (DCI). The more users, partners, and customers there are, the more configurations are tested, and the stronger the product stability gets. In this session, you'll learn about the elements of DCI, and how it's been used to provide feedback for a project as complex as OpenStack. We'll also look at how partners and customers are using DCI for completely different architectures and deployment use cases. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Yanis Guenane
Gaël Rehault
C144004 - Container-driven continuous delivery In order for businesses to stay agile, developers must be able to deploy applications quickly, efficiently, and in a streamlined manner. Creating automated CI/CD pipelines is a widely accepted process to accelerate the release process, and is critical to success in adopting OpenShift. But, what should a minimal viable pipeline have? What does a good pipeline look like? What are the right tools for building a pipeline? In this interactive session, we'll look to answer these questions so you'll walk away with an understanding of how to create container-driven continuous delivery that works for your organization. 45 minutes Consulting discovery session Raffaele Spazzoli
LT122010 - Observability and automation lightning talks Bringing DevOps to networking with Ansible Andrius Benokraitis, Red Hat Jonathan Gershater, Red Hat Networks are critical to information technology (IT) enterprises. Automating the networking configuration with Ansible allows your network engineers to spend more time on important activities and supplements existing tools to help build a common framework in the entire datacenter. Attend this session to learn about: Configuring network devices in the next-generation datacenter.  Integrating with existing network configuration tools. Simulating, committing, validating, and ensuring known-good states in your network. Ensuring interoperability across Red Hat products and your open hybrid cloud Mike Amburn Dixon, Red Hat Steven Huels, Red Hat Today, you’re managing mixed environments with multiple versions of products across open hybrid and private clouds. Trying to determine which products and solutions are designed to work well together and how feature sets differ across different scenarios has always been a challenge … until now! Learn more about the internal interoperabilty and integration platform Red Hat is building to test real-world hybrid cloud and private cloud scenarios across multiple product lines. You'll also learn about releases and how we’re exposing insights to you through interactive planning tools, regenerative documentation, and proactive alerts. Better managing your Red Hat footprint with log aggregation Miguel Perez Colino, Red Hat The Red Hat portfolio is well suited to deliver cloud solutions to customers. We're going beyond solution-building and delivery to improve operations by launching an effort to improve log aggregation. Learn how new capabilities can help you better manage your Red Hat footprint. Metrics/alerting future in Red Hat Virtualization Yaniv Dary, Red Hat Shirly Radco, Red Hat Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) has provided a data warehouse service in the past and a reporting framework that included a prebuilt set of dashboards and reports. This is to enable smart IT decisions based on data and allow to resolve problems more quickly. Red Hat Virtualization plans to include a new metrics solution service, focused on flexibility and scale, and based on a time series database. Initially, this will enable admins to discover, learn about, and address issues in his infrastructure. At this session, learn how we plan to improve Red Hat Virtualization with this new flexible framework to query metrics data, provide alerting, and offer a roadmap to enable smarter integrated management solution based on metrics.   45 minutes Lightning talk Andrius Benokraitis
Jonathan Gershater
Mike Amburn Dixon
Shirly Radco
Miguel Perez Colino
Steven Huels
Yaniv Dary
PT155014 - ARM-based datacenters: Myth or reality? Developing a new compute architecture is a gargantuan task that only pays off when there is significant adoption. Advanced RISC machine (ARM)-based servers have been discussed for years as an alternative to the prevailing x86 architecture, yet we have seen very few deployments. Over the last year, the ARM server ecosystem experienced consolidation, attrition, and new investments that have significantly changed the landscape. This is your chance to hear directly from the most active ecosystem participants about why, in their opinion, 2017 will be the year of ARM servers. During this interactive panel, you can ask thought leaders from the silicon, hardware, and software industries about trends, challenges, and opportunities for adopting ARM in data centers. Moderators: Yan Fisher, Red Hat Jon Masters, Red Hat 45 Minutes Panel Yan Fisher
Jon Masters
Zachary Smith
martin stadtler
Elsie Wahlig
Jeff Underhill
Larry Wikelius
S101624 - Deploying Couchbase in Red Hat OpenShift with Kubernetes StatefulSets at Amadeus Cost efficiency and automation are at the heart of the IT industry. As data persistence is a critical part of most IT services, Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) has become a desirable way to simplify and standardize database systems for easier management and rapid service provisioning. Red Hat OpenShift can solve this problem as an abstraction layer for deploying massive databases in multiple datacenters, potentially owned by different cloud providers and using different Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions. A project team of Amadeus, Couchbase and Red Hat staff have deployed a Couchbase cluster in OpenShift using PetSets for the first time. In this session, you’ll learn: How to deploy a Couchbase cluster in OpenShift with a PetSet. How we solved the main technical challenges. Details about the performance of Couchbase running in OpenShift. How Amadeus plans to use OpenShift to industrialize its main datastores. 45 Minutes Breakout session Nicolas Motte
Gabriel Bechara
Anil Kumar
S101680 - Discover the foundations of digital transformation The core of digital transformation is the ability to provide technology solutions in a fast-paced world to your customers while satisfying business aspirations. Many organizations are following the story line and fighting the good fight, but how can Red Hat and open source guide your journey? This session takes you on a journey to start laying the foundations of your digital transformation story based on use cases and examples that you can explore when you return home. Join us for this hour of power, where you'll get the inspiration to start building your digital foundations. 45 Minutes Breakout session Eric D. Schabell
S101996 - Demystifying the Costs of Enterprise Mobility As organizations mature in their approach to mobile strategy, more emphasis on calculating ROI, business value, and the cost of mobility emerges. Not to be confused with traditional monolithic enterprise application projects, mobile applications are highly iterative in their development and are more acutely focused on addressing a very targeted use case with a strong demand for faster time to market. Due to the transformative potential of mobility, the value of an app can often be intangible or difficult to quantify upfront and often cost factors are over-simplified in terms of developer time and effort. While ROI is difficult to calculate, reasonable estimates are possible. This presentation highlights: • Mobile: Disrupting technology, business and ROI measurement • Beyond UI: A breakdown of the true costs of mobility • Mobile app development: When a Mobile app development platform makes sense • Example use case scenario and cost breakdown • Summary: ROI is more than just mobile costs 45 Minutes Breakout session Chad Holmes
S102687 - Tuning Red Hat products for databases Database applications are very complex and tuning the application platform they're running on can result in significant performance gains. Join this session to learn how to tune Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) and Red Hat Mobile Application Platform to make your database applications run smoothly. We'll discuss various optimization techniques, including considerations for transitioning database applications to the cloud. And finally, we'll take a look at Red Hat products and tools available to monitor performance. 45 Minutes Breakout session Sanjay Rao
S103873 - Migrating TD Bank's monolithic Java EE application to a microservices architecture In this session, you’ll learn how TD Bank Canada, modernized its credit application suite by migrating from a monolithic, Java EE application to a microservices architecture using Apache Camel on EAP, and JBoss Drools for implementing business rules. We will also demonstrate how we plan to use Openshift to enable the application teams to follow a dev/ops model as well as potential benefits of going to production on Openshift. 45 Minutes Breakout session Rajith Attapattu
John Eckstein -
Brad Harrison
S103939 - Mastering deployments with Kubernetes & OpenShift: From basic to zero downtime, blue/green, A/B, and canary The "deploy moment" is an occasion that still causes many developers to shiver. But it shouldn't be this way, at least not every time. Deployment failures, customer downtime, hundreds of calls to customer service—we've all been there. Luckily, today we have the tools and processes to turn the deploy moment into just another ordinary activity. In this session, we'll show you how to evolve your deployment process from the very basic zero downtime with some very interesting additional strategies such as blue/green, A/B, and canary deployments. You'll learn how to not only deploy your software faster, with a vastly better uptime, but how to use container technologies like OpenShift to get business feedback—and recover some well-deserved sleep time. 45 Minutes Breakout session Rafael Benevides
S103959 - Stepping off a cliff: Common sense approaches to cloud security Cloud security is often overlooked until it is too late. People who are considering deploying on-premise or hybrid cloud environments voice concerns about business workflows, IT processes, and security lapses affecting their business. Taking a common sense approach to security when deploying an on-premise environment will resolve concerns and create a solid foundation for successfully deploying cloud infrastructure. This session is for anyone involved in understanding the effects of moving to a hybrid cloud model, from architects or application owners to IT decision makers. In this session, you’ll learn many of the issues to consider, as well as options and steps you’ll need to take. We’ll discuss the complexities of moving different parts of your business into the cloud, including what you shouldn’t move into the public cloud. 45 Minutes Breakout session Jared Sanders
Mike Bursell
Ted Brunell
S104249 - Identity and access management: Choosing the right tool for the right job Identity and access management (IAM) is a core element of today’s security fabric and vital to reducing risk in the modern enterprise, both on premise and in the cloud. In this session, we’ll show how Red Hat’s identity and access management portfolio meets real-world needs by outlining options for protecting your environment and explaining which combination of technologies and products is the best fit to address your development and operational identity security challenges. You’ll learn about Red Hat’s solutions for enterprise and web-based single sign-on (SSO), authorization services, Active Directory integration, federation, two-factor authentication technologies, and integration of web applications into the enterprise identity space. As a result, system administrators and application developers will learn how to choose optimal solutions for identity management challenges in their environments. 45 Minutes Breakout session Ellen Newlands
Dmitri Pal
Boleslaw Dawidowicz
S104876 - An open platform to support digital transformation Enterprises are transitioning from on-premise, monolithic applications to highly dynamic, polyglot environments using microservices and cloud computing. In this session, we’ll discuss [Obsidian Toaster], an application platform that runs legacy applications alongside greenfield polyglot microservices on Red Hat OpenShift, helping enterprises embrace microservices and cloud computing at their own pace. You'll learn the tradeoffs of microservices and monolithic architectures, as well as the costs and benefits of deconstructing a monolithic architecture. You'll also learn how legacy applications and greenfield applications written in Eclipse Vert.x, Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) and MicroProfile, and Spring Boot can take advantage of a common set of cloud platform services for application interoperability, security, and manageability. With this knowledge, you can build a cloud roadmap that is optimized for your enterprise. 45 Minutes Breakout session Bruno Georges
John Clingan
S104983 - Disney Studios and Pixar use OpenShift to accelerate the delivery of platforms and services Providing platforms and services at Disney Studios and Pixar is both exciting and demanding.  OpenShift offered a technology mix that assisted the technology teams to deliver an on demand, container platform that exposed developers to up to date content, pipeline automation, storage, and deployment patterns for microservices and tiered applications.  During this talk we will hear from both the teams of Disney and Pixar to find out how they are offering an automated experience for developers and IT services. 45 Minutes Breakout session Dale Bewley
Leonard Arul
Thomas Haynes
Charles Sochin
S105004 - Managing services with Red Hat CloudForms and Ansible by Red Hat Self-service is an important step in any organization’s cloud journey, with direct and measurable benefits. By automating the lifecycle of IT resources, and allowing end users to request those resources directly without IT’s involvement, organizations can be more responsive to the business. Self-service can be a double edged sword though, and must be implemented carefully with proper controls and governance. In this technical session, we will talk about services management in Red Hat CloudForms. We will explore how to design services, publish them in a catalog, provision them and manage their operational life, before decommissioning them. We will have an in-depth look at the important role that Ansible by Red Hat plays in the entire process, from service composition to delegated operations and compliance. 45 Minutes Breakout session Gerardus Jansen
Jerome Marc
William Deur
S105042 - OpenShift and the insightful application development life cycle Insightful applications depend on making great use of data to provide their most compelling features. Today’s engineering teams don’t just need to build great applications; they also need to design and evaluate analytic components that enable applications to learn from and adapt to data. In this session, presented by two Red Hat engineers who have focused on insightful applications on Red Hat OpenShift, you’ll see a demonstration of how to use Red Hat products and community projects to support each phase of the insightful application development life cycle on OpenShift.  We’ll start by developing an analytic technique and show you how we turned it into a full-fledged application.  Along the way, you’ll see how we used OpenShift, Red Hat JBoss Middleware, and open source community projects for: Exploratory data science and reporting with Apache Spark and interactive notebooks. Continuous integration and deployment techniques for insightful apps. Cross-functional collaboration between data scientists and application developers. And using microservice architectures to monitor prediction components and repurpose predictive models for new applications.  45 Minutes Breakout session Michael McCune
Will Benton
S107545 - Driving real-world success with Red Hat Consulting and Training Enterprises face significant challenges delivering new solutions while preparing their organizations and individuals to meet current and future technology needs. In this session, Red Hat Services leaders will discuss how customers and partners can achieve real-world success using programs, tools, and offerings available through Red Hat’s service offerings and ahead in the roadmap, including a solution delivery framework, assessments, Red Hat Learning Subscription, performance-based certification, and more. Presenters include: Nick Hopman, senior director, Red Hat Consulting Greg Borsuk, director, Red Hat Consulting John Allesio, vice president, Red Hat Global Services Ken Goetz, vice president, Red Hat Global Learning Services 45 Minutes Breakout session John Allessio
Ken Goetz
Greg Borsuk
S111006 - Capitalize on the Digital Transformation Opportunity With Cisco and Red Hat As customers across all industries are responding to evolving customer behaviors, market opportunities, and competitive pressures, IT organizations must adopt a more strategic role in delivering greater business value and ensuring competitive differentiation in their designated markets. Clearly, Cloud will be at the center of this transformation. Industry analysts estimate that 84% of customers will use multiple clouds to power their digital transformation initiatives.  However, only 3% have an optimized cloud strategy. Why is this? This session will focus on how you can close the gap between what cloud applications require and what IT is capable of reliably and confidently supporting today. We’ll also focus on what returns will be realized by those who invest in these technologies with the desire to save money, increase operational efficiency and innovate faster. 45 Minutes Breakout session Niki Acosta
Kiran Kamity
C144011 - Modernizing storage infrastructure with open scale-out storage Extracting value from rapidly expanding volumes of unstructured data has become a business imperative across a wide variety of industries. To exploit opportunities and minimize risks in an increasingly complex world, organizations need to apply the right tools to the right data at the right time. For decades, storage appliance vendors have held users hostage, selling storage products which were highly proprietary, expensive, and don't offer any options for elastic scaling. Red Hat's open source scale-out storage products provide a way to escape lock-in and harness that value. In this interactive session, explore use cases that are suitable for Red Hat Ceph Storage and Red Hat Gluster Storage. 45 minutes Consulting discovery session Wolfgang Schulze
PT155001 - Codenvy: Cloud development with Eclipse Che and OpenShift Docker containers promise a repeatable and portable development environment. However managing them and keeping them in sync on localhost can be frustrating. This talk will show how running containerized developer workspaces with Eclipse Che on OpenShift can provide a painless and efficient developer workflow and collaboration benefits beyond simple Docker containers. Brad Micklea, COO, Codenvy 20 minutes Breakout session
L100810R1 - From source to RPM in 120 minutes (replay #1) In this lab, we'll learn best practices for packaging software using the Red Hat Enterprise Linux native packaging format, RPM. We'll cover how to properly build software from source code into RPM packages, create RPM packages from pre-compiled binaries, and to automate RPM builds from source code version control systems (such as git) for use in CI/DevOps environments. And finally, we'll hear tips and tricks from lessons learned, such as how to set up and work with pristine build environments and why such things are important to software packaging. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Adam Miller
L102903R - Containerizing applications-existing and new (replay) In this hands-on lab, based on the top-rated lab of Summit 2016, you'll learn how to use the Red Hat Container Development Kit (CDK) to create containerized applications from scratch and from existing applications. Learn how to build and test these applications in the CDK's built-in OpenShift environment, as well as deploy new containers to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host. You'll quickly develop a basic containerized application, migrate a simple popular application to a containerized version, and deploy your new applications to container host platforms. You’ll get a feel for the different container host platforms and learn how to choose the best one for your container needs. And finally, you’ll understand what to consider and what tools you can use when implementing a containerized, microservices architecture. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Langdon White
Tommy Hughes
Scott Collier
L103222 - Apps 101—building mobile apps and microservices In this hands-on lab, we'll use Red Hat Mobile Application Platform to build a hybrid mobile application using technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. We'll also build a Node.js microservice to retrieve back-end data, and return it to the application. You'll leave this session primed with practical experience using Mobile Backend-as-a-Service (MBaaS), with the skills needed to build and deploy native-like mobile applications and their integrations. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Cian Clarke
Bob Tierney
Bill Novak
Chad Holmes
L104988 - Automate Red Hat Virtualization infrastructure using Ansible In this lab, you'll get hands-on experience capturing Ansible's automation power, integrated with Red Hat Virtualization. Resolve common problems that once required a custom-tailored solution, but are now easy to solve using the Red Hat Virtualization Ansible modules. Sharing of solutions is made easy using the Ansible galaxy. Deploy a complete Red Hat Virtualization environment. Start from base infrastructure and configure your datacenter and cluster layout using dynamic inventory for deploying applications. Learn how to manage your Red Hat Virtualization infrastructure using a command line interface based on Ansible modules. This lab will kickstart your Red Hat Virtualization infrastructure automation and take it to a new level of control. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Yaniv Dary
Moran Goldboim
Martin Perina
PT155004 - Juniper Networks: Multi-cloud networking and policy management with OpenContrail As both Enterprise and Telco IT architectures evolve, it is quite apparent that supporting Multi-Cloud environments are table stakes. In this session, we are going to talk about the strengths of OpenContrail for software-driven networking and policy management and how they can be leveraged in a multi-cloud environment. DP Ayyadevara, Director, Product Management, Juniper Networks 20 minutes Breakout session
113393 - General session 4 . 1 Hour 15 minutes General session
B102271 - Supporting IoT hardware in the community In this session, we’ll discuss everything from building an Internet of Things (IoT) development platform to building images and deploying updates. This session is for IoT developers and professionals interested in a complete workflow for IoT from development to deployment, using the tools common in community builds of CentOS and Fedora. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Jim Perrin
B102673 - Creating a more open, collaborative, and inclusive culture at work We’ve all wished that we could change aspects of our organization’s culture. We look around and see how our team’s effectiveness is hampered by organizational barriers, silos, or even fiefdoms. Information moves slowly and minimally between teams, and that creates unintended consequences and complexity for everyone. We want other teams to communicate more openly and effectively with ours, and they seem to want the same from us. We wish that someone would do something to fix these cultural challenges. Yet true change begins with each and every one of us. When individuals work together and share information, teams become more effective and collaborative. Whether you have a success story to share, a problem you’d like tips for solving, or both, this session is for you. Bring your ideas and topic suggestions, because in this birds-of-a-feather discussion, participants will suggest and vote on the topics for discussion. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather DeLisa Alexander
Rebecca Fernandez
Denise Dumas
C144008 - Accelerate application development with Event Storming and Open Innovation Labs Event Storming is a workshop format for quickly exploring complex business domains. With this method, practitioners can yield a comprehensive model, aligned with Domain-Driven Design, in an accelerated timeline while also bringing together people, process, and technology. In this interactive session, using real-world examples and demonstrations, work with the experts from Red Hat Open Innovation Labs to explore how Event Storming is being used to drive innovative modern application development. 45 minutes Consulting discovery session Justin Holmes
Matyas Danter
L100900 - Continuous delivery with containers Although continuous delivery (CD) and DevOps are growing in popularity, not much practical information is available about how to get started. In this lab, you'll configure a continuous delivery pipeline—from source code commit through deployment—using Jenkins and containers on OpenShift from the ground up. This lab is modeled on organizations with existing applications and processes and therefore not only shows how automate tests in the delivery pipeline, but also how to allow manual approvals and tests to get integrated into the delivery process. This lab requires basic familiarity with continuous delivery and DevOps concepts; however, no previous experience with these practices is required. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Siamak Sadeghianfar
Benjamin Parees
Jorge Morales
L103736 - Learn hands-on how to modernize legacy applications Modern development using microservices architecture, containerized infrastructure and DevOps principles are much more effective than the legacy way to develop and maintain applications. In this hands on lab you will learn how to modernize an existing legacy application to a modern platform like WildFly Swarm on OpenShift Container Platform, and using modern development processes with pipeline development. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab James Falkner
Thomas Qvarnstrom
L103745R1 - Hands on with the pros and the latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux capabilities (replay #1) In this 2-hour lab, Red Hat field solution architects will lead you through a mix of self-paced and proctored exercises using the updated capabilities in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3. We'll cover service management with systemd, system administration with Cockpit, system performance tuning and monitoring, storage management with xfs and LVM (RAID, snapshots/thin provisioning), network interface management with NMCLI, dynamic firewall configuration with firewalld, system compliance scanning with OpenSCAP, and finally, system recovery processes with Relax and Recover. There'll be ample experts on hand to help you and answer your questions. Join us and continue your journey to becoming a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 pro. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Christoph Doerbeck
Eddie Chen
Mike Watkins
Matt St. Onge
Rob Wilmoth
L99901 - A practical introduction to container security Linux containers provide convenient application packing and run-time isolation in multi-tenant environments. However, the security implications of running containerized applications is often taken for granted. For example, today it is very easy to pull Docker images from the internet and run them in the enterprise without examining their content and authenticity. In this lab, you'll complete a series of hands on exercises aimed at understanding the concepts, challenges and best practices associated with deploying containers in a secure fashion. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Bob Kozdemba
Dan Walsh
LT122001 - Infrastructure security lightning talks Secure foundations: Why Red Hat Enterprise Linux isn't just another Linux distribution Lucy Kerner, Red Hat Red Hat isn't just valuable if you need support. In this session, learn why to pick Red Hat Enterprise Linux as your secure operating system foundation. ----- Monitor infrastructure risk: Threat analysis with Red Hat Insights William Nix, Red Hat You don't know what you don't know. In this session and live demo, learn how to use Red Hat's rapid deploying infrastructure monitoring service to quickly identify and prioritize remediation of new and emerging operational threats to security, stability, and performance in your environments with almost ZERO effort from your operations teams.   ----- Infrastructure management: Moving from reactive to proactive Phil Griffiths, Red Hat In infrastructure operations and system management, we are bombarded with requests, unrealistic timelines, and ever-increasing costs. With greater proactivity, routines tasks diminish, processes are optimized, and productivity increases. Using Red Hats products, we'll show you how these improvements can be achieved in infrastructure management and day-to-day operations.  45 minutes Lightning talk Lucy Kerner
William Nix
Phil Griffiths
P101718 - Red Hat Cloud Suite roadmap In this session, product management leadership from the Red Hat infrastructure and application platform business group will highlight the major capabilities delivered in future releases of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Virtualization, Red Hat Storage, Red Hat Management, and Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. 45 Minutes Panel Jesse Wu
Joe Fernandes
Xavier Lecauchois
Nick Barcet
Rob Young
P105181 - Real-world perspectives: Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure In this session, a panel of customers using Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure will discuss use cases and best practices for building and managing private cloud infrastructures. 45 Minutes Panel James Labocki
Kirk Campbell
Richard Smith
Chuck Gilbert
Juan Munoz Vela
PT155016 - Partnering with Red Hat: Unplugged In this panel session, attendees will gain different perspectives of partnering with Red Hat and working with the open source community. We will also focus on lessons learned from our technology partnerships. Panelists will include representatives from:  Mellanox Technologies. NVIDIA. Intel. IBM. Cloud Computing Dept at Boston University's Hariri Institute. Moderator: Andre Beausoleil, Principal partner manager, Red Hat   45 Minutes Panel
S102400 - Wicked fast PaaS: Performance tuning of OpenShift and Docker The Performance Engineering group at Red Hat is responsible for performance of the complete container portfolio, including Docker, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host, Kubernetes, and OpenShift. In this session, we'll share lessons learned through the use of sophisticated, hands-on demos. Code/scripts will be available on GitHub. We'll cover an approach to performance analysis of OpenShift, Kubernetes, Docker and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host, look at the latest performance features in Red Hat OpenShift, Docker, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host, tips and tricks on how to best configure and tune your system for maximum performance and scale, see demos using OpenStack and EC2, look at the latest performance and scale test results, and show you how we've implemented a DevOps approach to performance analysis. 45 Minutes Breakout session Jeremy Eder
Michael Fiedler
S102563 - Deploying OpenShift at scale in a regulated industry Technology is rapidly driving the transformation of the financial services sector. It has the potential to increase competitiveness, innovation and efficiency, creating real benefits for both consumers and firms, you may have heard people referring to "Fintech" as an umbrella term for this disruption in Financial Technology. However, new technology also has the potential to increase the risk to a bank if not adopted without the appropriate controls, in fact there are a number of organisations such as the UK Finanical Conduct Authority and the US Federal Reserve who protect consumers and markets from this via regulations. In this talk by Bill Dettelback from Deutsche Bank supported by Chris Milsted from Redhat, we will explore various architectural aspects of a large OpenShift deployment into the regulated banking industry which were necessary to meet these standards. This included things like separate OpenShift clusters, Software Defined Lifecycles and Image Promotion between environments are just some example of some of the challenges faced. By attending this talk you will find out about how OpenShift can be deployed into regulated industries such as financial services and will see how we solved some of the challenges faced along the way. 45 Minutes Breakout session Chris Milsted
William Dettleback
S103875 - Dive into RedHat OpenShift Container Platform on Microsoft Azure See how OpenShift Container Platform lets Microsoft Azure customers develop, host, and scale enterprise applications on Azure. In this session, we'll walk you through installing Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform on Microsoft Azure. Then, we'll show actual use of the platform from a developer's perspective, including things like .NET, rollbacks, A/B testing, and even how to authenticate with active directory. Both developers and operators will benefit from this session. 45 Minutes Breakout session Grant Shipley
Boris Baryshnikov
S104248 - Red Hat Storage Console 3: Unified Management of Ceph and Gluster storage Red Hat Storage Console 3 (based on the upstream Tendrl project) allows the IT or Cloud administrator to efficiently install, provision, monitor, check utilization trends, and alert on Red Hat Ceph and Gluster storage in a single, modern interface. Those customers interested in a streamlined deployment and management tool for today's software defined storage should attend. Now you can build and scale your IT infrastructure out using commodity hardware and Red Hat Ceph and Gluster storage technologies with a tool that makes administration a breeze. Cut down your time to deploy and move directly to serving your users and business applications. For advanced users we will briefly touch on the highly available APIs that serve as automation endpoints for your private cloud. 45 Minutes Breakout session Jeff Applewhite
S104683 - End to End BPM: From process modeling to execution with Signavio and Red Hat Aligning business requirements and IT can be a huge challenge, but it's key to any process improvement initiative. Signavio's intuitive BPM and Rules modeling tools engage business analysts in the creation and sharing of excellent, executable process and decision models. Once these high-quality models are built, Signavio's integration with the Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite takes center stage. Signavio software uses Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) + Decision Model and Notation (DMN), allowing models to be seamlessly interchanged between the modeling platform and JBoss execution environment. This makes collaboration between analysts and developers far easier than ever before. In this session, we will examine the integration between Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite and Signavio Process Editor in detail, showing a hypothetical process for evaluating a credit card application and determining on-boarding for any new customers. This includes checking out the decision model in DMN and related process models in BPMN, as well as an export to the JBoss BPM Suite for the models' execution. From process design to seamless execution, you'll see why Signavio and Red Hat are the perfect combination for all your business process needs. 45 Minutes Breakout session Tom Debevoise
Duncan Doyle
S104758 - Allianz: How we deployed 1,000 applications in a single Red Hat JBoss EAP domain Allianz AMOS migrated the middleware platform for its 1,000 business applications from IBM WebSphere to Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP). Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform is a fast, stable platform for deploying Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE). Red Hat JBoss EAP in domain mode unifies management of this massive number of applications into a single interface. In addition, combining assistance from Red Hat Consulting with a DevOps approach creates a successful process for deploying and executing these applications. In this session, we’ll describe the approach and designs used to improve the middleware platform with Red Hat technology, including: Customer success deploying in a large environment Red Hat JBoss EAP designs How Red Hat Consulting can help improve this environment 45 Minutes Breakout session Miguel Ángel Robles Cavero
Enrique Martinez Vaca
Jose Roman Martin Gil
S104979 - Managing containers at scale with Red Hat Management As your Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) of choice becomes more and more fundamental to run containers, the need for orchestration and advanced management is critical for efficient, secure, and scalable deployment. This presentation will describe how Red Hat CloudForms can cross link information, events, and metrics from your IaaS of choice and Red Hat OpenShift to present a consistent view in order to run the infrastructures continuously, plan for the future, handle unexpected events, and proactively identify problems and security issues. Among other topics, this session will cover: Automation of operation tasks with Ansible by Red Hat Monitoring your datacenter with alerts, time-series databases, analyzing metrics, and events handling, security analysis of container images with OpenSCAP 45 Minutes Breakout session Loic Avenel
Itamar Heim
Jason DeTiberus
S105063 - Converging insightful, data-led applications with traditional web applications Data crunching and web serving have existed very separate worlds. Access by a web application to analysis required a long process of Extract, Transform, Load (ETL), database work, and imports and exports, as well as getting network and storage assistance. The rise of containers, orchestration, more cost-effective computing and networking has resulted in a convergence, creating the possibility of using the same hardware and, more importantly, clustering software to converge both types of workloads. In this session, we’ll discuss a high level vision of this approach with containers, Kubernetes, web servers, and Apache Spark. We’ll show a demo of how this convergence helps data analysis move from custom R or Python scripts on an analyst’s desktop to an accessible web app, while letting the analyst simultaneously constrain the analysis to prevent statistical overreach. 45 Minutes Breakout session Steven Pousty
Michael McCune
S105126 - Scaling Agile in a large matrixed organization In 2015, the Red Hat Project Atomic and OpenShift engineering teams merged into one matrixed organization to work jointly on a critical technical effort. Today the team is approximately 350+ people and growing, supporting several enterprise products (Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host, OpenShift Container Platform, and OpenShift Online). When the founders of Agile envisioned the manifesto and principles, it can be said that they were not thinking in terms of the scale that large enterprises need to put in place in order to deliver products. In fact, this industry is struggling to define what scaled Agile even means. In this session, we will cover how scaling Agile is hurting our industry, learn about what the founders originally intended, and discuss many challenges: - Growing from small teams into large organizations - Handling communication and technical dependencies across many teams - Subject matter expertise that isn’t easily transferable - An effective organizational structure - And the eternal problem: people are people and sometimes just don’t get along. 45 Minutes Breakout session Jennifer Krieger
S105140 - Node.js for building modern applications Node.js is gaining momentum with enterprises due to its benefits for mobile and web development. In this session, we’ll discuss how enterprises can build modern applications with Node.js using either Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform or Red Hat Mobile Application Platform. We’ll present best practices for enterprise use of Node.js in regards to training, security, and more. 45 Minutes Breakout session Rammohan Chitimilla
S107469 - Flexible, software-defined networking infrastructure from Red Hat Red Hat has many logical building blocks that can help users, developers, network operators, and system operators build a full range of networking solutions. However, this often looks like a confusion of networking configuration choices, packages, and dependencies. You wonder what to use, when, and how. And what capabilities and drawbacks come with each choice. Navigating through all of it can be difficult and time-consuming. Software-defined networking (SDN) adds yet another level of complexity to the system, which presents even more challenges and opportunities. In this session, we'll try to illuminate the path to a proper solution, including the pros and cons of different approaches. 45 Minutes Breakout session rashid khan
Russell Bryant
S111018 - Preparing for 5G: Distributed cloud infrastructure Abstract to come soon. 45 Minutes Breakout session Martin Körling
B104230 - Containers and the enterprise—how do we accelerate adoption? There’s nothing stopping many of the biggest software companies from turning to containers to deliver their software, but the industry is struggling with organic enterprise adoption. Right now, containers are seen as too-in-the-weeds tech-y, and enterprises don’t always understand the benefits. However, container technology holds a solution to the problems many organizations struggle with when it comes to software delivery. In this session, we'll examine the great potential that container technology holds for enterprises providing new ways to process inefficiencies, increase collaboration, reduce vendor lock-in, and more. We'll also discuss how container technology needs to integrate with existing systems, such as enterprise security and identity access management (IAM), monitoring and alerting, and how it can significantly increase enterprise deployment cycles through deployment pipeline automation and integration. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Miska Kaipiainen
B104701 - Red Hat JBoss A-MQ performance and scalability The Performance and Scale Engineering team at Red Hat is responsible for performance and scalability of Red Hat JBoss A-MQ. We'll share results of our work and lessons learned. In this session, we'll cover an entry-level view of the architecture of JBoss A-MQ and how to use it; how JBoss A-MQ is being used in other projects such as Oslo messaging, Messaging-as-a-Service, and Internet of Things (IoT); the latest performance and scalability results, the tools available to help tune and monitor your deployment, and tips and tricks on how to best configure and tune your system for maximum performance and scale. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Mark Wagner
C144006 - Building mobile workforce-management solutions With a workforce that is always on the go, mobile solutions help keep track of maintenance needs, improve service delivery, and optimize operational efficiency. For customers, mobile apps also play an especially important role in engaging with passengers, improving service, and creating new revenue streams. In this interactive session, we'll discuss the benefits of building mobile applications to address workforce management requirements as well as common use cases for workforce management solutions using the Red Hat Mobile Application Platform Raincatcher framework. 45 minutes Consulting discovery session Philip Hayes
LT122006 - Red Hat Satellite lightning talks Virt-who in Red Hat Satellite 6 Sureshkumar Thirugnanasambandan, Red Hat This session includes: Tips to set up virt-who server by avoiding some common user errors. Upcoming planned enhancements to improve user experience. Extending Red Hat Satellite 6 with plug-ins and hooks Tom McKay, Red Hat In this session, you'll learn how to extend Satellite plug-ins and hooks to integrate with external services, such as configuration management databases, inventory systems, and monitoring. Important changes coming to Red Hat Satellite 5 Rich Jerrido, Red Hat As Red Hat Satellite 5 customers determine when and how to take advantage of the Satellite 6 systems management platform, there are important facts, dates, and details they need to consider. The information shared in this session will help Satellite 5 customers stay informed about version 5, as well as help in planning your transition to Satellite 6. This session includes: Important dates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Satellite 5. Extended lifecycle support plans for Satellite 5.  Red Hat Network and the content delivery network, related to Satellite 5.8 general availability.   45 minutes Lightning talk Tom McKay
Sureshkumar Thirugnanasambandan
Rich Jerrido
P104032 - How businesses are succeeding with OpenStack: A look at real-world OpenStack use cases Over the past six years, OpenStack has evolved rapidly into the default choice for private cloud infrastructure. Customers are pushing OpenStack into production and starting to experience the many benefits it promises. But just how are organizations using OpenStack in production? Join Al Sadowski, 451 Research Vice President of Infrastructure, as he moderates a panel of OpenStack customers to share the latest use case trends and hear how customers are already reaping the benefits of OpenStack. Hear how OpenStack is helping customers grow their business through private cloud environments and public cloud services, to virtualizing network functions, to operating as a platform for deploying and managing containers at scale. 45 Minutes Panel Al Sadowski
Ahsan Ghayas
Daniel Sheppard
S102032 - Choosing the right storage for your OpenStack cloud Choosing the right storage to meet various requirements of applications in an enterprise is challenging and time consuming herculean task especially when there are too many choices in the market. The story is no different when it comes to cloud IaaS using OpenStack for both public and private clouds especially when massive scalability is taken into account. One need to take too many factors into account when trying to zero in on the right storage to meet all use cases. Throughout this session, we will discuss: Details of OpenStack components like Nova, Cinder, Glance, Swift, Manila, etc that require a storage back end and how they use storage. What type of storages are available in the market, how to identify which storage is going to give optimum performance with scalability. Implications of choosing a wrong storage back end. Concept of SDS vis-a-vis to OpenStack and how Ceph can be used to meet all of the storage use cases for OpenStack, its advantages and disadvantages. When it makes sense to use a storage solution from a commercial vendor in the market instead of using out of the box Ceph storage? Factors to consider while architecting multiple storage back ends for OSP to support various workloads,cost, performance, protocol,connectivity type, capacity and scalability At the end of the session, attendees will be confident about various aspects of storage requirements for OpenStack and what type of storage is best suited for their cloud workloads while addressing all of the scalability, performance, manageability and operational aspects. 45 Minutes Breakout session Sadique Puthen Peedikayil
Rahul Vijayan
S102068 - DevSecOps the open source way DevOps purists may chafe at the DevSecOps term given that security and other important practices are supposed to already be an integral part of routine DevOps workflows. But the reality is that security often gets more lip service than thoughtful and systematic integration. This despite a threat environment, distributed development teams, and rapid iterative releases requiring security approaches that are continuous, adaptive, and heavily automated. Red Hat’s expertise with open source software and practices offers direct lessons for DevSecOps. In this session, we’ll look at successful practices that distributed and diverse teams use to iterate rapidly while still reacting quickly to threats and minimizing business risk. We’ll discuss how a platform like OpenShift can serve as the foundation for DevSecOps in your organization. We’ll also consider the risk management associated with integrating components from a variety of sources—another consideration that open source has had since the beginning. Finally, we’ll show ways by which automation using tools such as Ansible and repeatable trusted delivery of code can be built directly into a DevOps pipeline. 45 Minutes Breakout session Gordon Haff
William Henry
S103892 - Automating, securing, and managing Cox Automotive's (Autotrader) big data infrastructure In this session, you'll hear from Cox Automotive (Autotrader) engineers about how they use Red Hat products to automate, architect, and manage their big data infrastructure, saving time and resources. Join us to see a live demo on infrastructure risk management and how Cox Automotive uses Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Virtualization, Red Hat Gluster Storage, Red Hat Satellite, Ansible by Red Hat, and Red Hat Insights to achieve success in their environment. 45 Minutes Breakout session William Nix
Abdi Hersi
S104105 - Securing your container supply chain Containers are easy to use and becoming ubiquitous. The speed that developers gain using containers is invaluable in an enterprise context. At the same time, containers can originate from many places and may be modified in ways that may not adhere to enterprise standards or security protocols. In this session, we'll look at how Red Hat IT has secured its container supply chain and made it easy for developers to have immediate access to enterprise standards like logging and monitoring through use of a multi-stage container pipeline. We'll walk you through the tools, the validation steps that we use to enable speed, and security for our enterprise. 45 Minutes Breakout session Matt Lyteson
S104609 - The Truth about Microservices Microservices are all the buzz at the moment - everyone is talking about them and everyone wants to do them. But the truth is that Microservices architectures are hard - hard to build, hard to manage and hard to monitor. At Red Hat Mobile, we have been running a Microservices Architecture for several years and know first hand the challenges associated with implementing and scaling such an architecture. Based on this real world experience, we will take a balanced look at Microservices - at some of the common misconceptions about Microservices and what the actual reality of running and managing a microservices architecture is like. From here, we will then dive into the real benefits of microservices - when you should consider using them and how to ensure that you do not fall into the many pitfalls associated with moving to a Microservices architecture. 45 Minutes Breakout session John Frizelle
S104878 - Deep dive on case management Nowadays, the work performed by employees on a day-to-day basis isn't typically a well-defined sequence of tasks, but rather depends much more on the so-called knowledge workers to evaluate the data specific to the case and to collaborate with others to achieve their goals. To be able to better assist these kinds of users, traditional Business Process Management (BPM) Suites have evolved to include much more advanced features related to this case management. On top of that, these workers could benefit a lot from advanced applications, customized to the use case they are trying to solve. In this session, you will receive a deep dive from the experts into what case management is and how we extended our existing framework to better support these kinds of use cases. We will show how you can also develop a customized application on top of Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite more quickly, taking advantage of these advanced capabilities. 45 Minutes Breakout session Maciej Swiderski
Kris Verlaenen
S104897 - Easily secure your front- and back-end applications with KeyCloak Security is crucial for any application, but implementation can be difficult and it is often neglected, poorly implemented, and intrusive in the code. But lately, security servers such as Auth0 have appeared that outsource and delegate all authentication and authorization aspects. One of the most promising solutions is KeyCloak, an open source, flexible solution that is easy to deploy and adapt in its own infrastructure. In this session, I’ll use live coding to show how to deploy KeyCloak progressively and demonstrate all aspects of KeyCloak, including securing a Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) app, a Node.js microservice, an AngularJS web app, or even a mobile app. I’ll show how to integrate social logins, enable Single Sign On (SSO), and how to bridge to existing identity providers, such as Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and Microsoft Active Directory. 45 Minutes Breakout session Sebastien Blanc
S104939 - Identity Management and Compliance in OpenShift Compliance is often the first question for anyone implementing Red Hat OpenShift but also the hardest to answer. An even harder question to answer is how to implement identity management compliance for OpenShift, but the question is really about bridging the gap between people who write compliance requirements, people who audit those requirements, and people who implement the technology. In this session, targeted to security specialists responsible for reviewing OpenShift deployments and those trying to build a compliant solution with OpenShift, I’ll provide a map to help explain what compliance really means, how OpenShift is deployed, and how OpenShift technology is implemented to meet compliance requirements, including examples from National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53, NIST 800-63 and the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS), mapped to a technology implementation. This map will help auditors better understand the compliance of identity management in OpenShift. The content for this session is based on my blog post: 45 Minutes Breakout session Marc Boorshtein
Ellen Newlands
S105055 - Application modernization and migration to Red Hat JBoss Middleware and Red Hat OpenShift New competitive pressures and rapid change is increasingly disrupting large businesses. They struggle to innovate with legacy platforms and traditional IT processes, but digital transformation offers a solution. Organizations are interested in accelerating business innovation, but are often unsure where and how to begin. In this session, we’ll share best practices from numerous successful IT modernization and migration projects, including: Modernizing existing applications to take advantage of modern software architecture paradigms and tools, including cloud computing and containers. Accelerating the development pipeline and supporting continuous innovation. Dramatically reducing risk and cost using a proven methodology for migration from proprietary middleware platforms, such as Oracle WebLogic and IBM WebSphere, to JBoss Middleware. Structuring transformation project teams and building out a migration factory. Establishing automated assessment of the Java application portfolio, determining return on investment (ROI) upfront, and providing critical guidance to business, development, and operations teams throughout IT modernization efforts. This session is ideal for organizational leaders, architects, managers, and developers interested in adopting open source platforms, reducing IT expenses, improving development and operations efficiency, modernizing processes with DevOps principles, and adopting Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and hybrid cloud computing. 45 Minutes Breakout session Tobias Hartwig
Marc Zottner
Zohaib Khan
S105099 - High-availability clustering in Red Hat Enterprise Linux High-availability application clustering in Linux changed significantly with the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. In this deep-dive session, you’ll learn practical uses of clustering technologies in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 with examples in both the command line and the web user interface. We'll cover: Cluster definition, management, and fencing. Pacemaker and Corosync, the technologies that drive clustering. Clustered file systems (GFS-2) migration to a separate project. Integrating a clustered file system into a high-availability cluster. Setting up a web farm quickly with Pacemaker. Load balancing with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. 45 Minutes Breakout session Thomas Cameron
S105156 - Open Service Broker API: Enabling microservices in the enterprise Connectivity is not enough to implement microservices-based systems on Kubernetes. Application authors want a seamless service experience that includes connectivity and adding coordinates, credentials, and configuration into their applications. To meet this need, the Kubernetes service catalog uses the Open Service Broker application programming interface (API) to connect any application deployed in Kubernetes to a wide variety of service brokers in a microservices-based software enivronment. The Open Service Broker API lets service operators integrate with multiple platforms using a single API specification. As a result of this integration pattern, service users benefit from ease and consistency of use across different types of services from different producers, while service producers benefit from having one integration point that gives them access to multiple platforms. In this session, we'll cover the high-level concepts of the Open Service Broker API and show a glimpse of a beautiful future where Post-it notes, carrier pigeons, and long-distance runners are no longer involved in app configuration. 45 Minutes Breakout session Paul Morie
S105169 - Cloud Solutions for Enterprise Mobility, powered by the Red Hat Mobile Application Platform on OpenShift Enterprises may be satisfied that mobile is a key element in their digital transformation strategy, they may be less sure of the role of the cloud in that strategy. Learn how the cloud may be more ready for enterprise mobility than you realise, with the Red Hat Mobile Application Platform (RHMAP), powered by OpenShift. In this session, you will learn how RHMAP has been designed with the entire enterprise in mind. Focusing on the deployment architecture, networking and security of cloud-based mobility solutions using RHMAP, discover how to connect securely to your diverse backend networks and IT systems, whilst aligning with your corporate security policies and internal application delivery lifecycle. Discover also how solutions built using RHMAP will endear themselves to your application delivery and support organisations, fostering a greater sense of end-to-end collaboration and innovation. 45 Minutes Breakout session James Mernin
S107381 - IoT in oil and gas: Architectures and experiences The oil and gas industry has been pushing the technology for digital telemetry for decades. In this session, we will review and propose architectures with Red Hat JBoss A-MQ, Red Hat JBoss Fuse and open source IoT projects Eclipse Kura and Eclipse Kapua that can use newer protocols such as MQTT that can help with low latency networks and WebSockets for drilling and production information. Rutledge Global, a preferred safety provider to the oil and gas industry will describe how their microservices architecture delivers IoT services for on-site health management and toxic gas monitoring using OpenShift and Kubernetes. 45 Minutes Breakout session John Archer
Michael Costello
Glenn West
S111008 - Utilizing persistent memory to improve database performance & reduce costs Persistent memory technology is dominating the marketplace with the promise of lightning-fast speeds, rock-solid endurance and capacity points to handle the most demanding data storage needs.  Come hear how databases running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers can utilize persistent memory solutions to achieve significantly faster performance while also reducing costs for both storage and licensing. 45 Minutes Breakout session Karen Dorhamer
S111020 - Partner session: HPES Abstract to come soon. 45 Minutes Breakout session
S133003B - Government and education breakout 2: Digital transformation: The consumerization of government IT In a 2016 PricewaterhouseCoopers survey of over 1400 CIOs, 84% stated they needed to address wider stakeholder needs and 77% found that technology was one of “the top 3 influencers transforming stakeholder expectations for the business.”  Hear how government agencies and system integrators are transforming their organizations using modern application development practices, tools, and platforms. 45 Minutes Breakout session Adam Clater
Scott Van Velsor
John Coble
Peter Levin
113401 - Happy hour . 120 minutes Evening event
PT155006 - NetApp and Red Hat: Why storage isn't an obstacle for the next-generation datacenter What if storage weren't a barrier to your cloud? What can you accomplish when you have the right OpenStack infrastructure? Take your cloud to places others can't. Come learn about how Red Hat and NetApp work together to build solutions for Red Hat OpenStack Platform, OpenShift and Ansible based on NetApp's enterprise storage portfolio. Our integrations allow you to easily manage performance, compliance, automation, and scalability so you can get back to the business of your business. We invite you to stop by and hear about our joint-solutions, cooperative support program, and mission to make easy-to-deploy cloud solutions that enable digital transformation to the Next Generation Data Center. Peter Woodward, Senior manager, Global Alliances, NetApp 20 minutes Breakout session
PT155011 - Wipro Limited: What does it mean to be an open source first company? As open source continues to dominate the software landscape, more and more organizations are realizing the technical, financial, strategic and organizational benefits and designating themselves as Open Source First companies. Open Source First is a new term to loosely describe companies that chose to consider open source solutions before proprietary software alternatives. But, it can also mean the adoption of the open source software development model embodying collaboration, transparency and meritocracy, sometimes known as inner source. Furthermore, organizations calling themselves Open Source First typically will be active community contributors and even open source their own software. This session will look at real world scenarios of why companies are becoming open source first, what exactly does it mean, what are the actual benefits of this approach and the implementation and operational challenges. Andrew Aitken, General manager & global open source practice leader, Wipro Limited 20 minutes Breakout session
113394 - General session 5 We'll premiere the two newest Open Source Stories films and announce the winners of the Women Open Source and Innovation awards.  1 Hour 15 minutes General session
PT155010 - Veritas: Powering Red Hat-based enterprises with Veritas Storage Abstract to come soon.   Girish Pujari, Director, Engineering, Software-Defined Storage, Veritas Technologies 20 minutes Breakout session
B117009 - Agile software development--the Red Hat way Creating software built at a large enterprise can sometimes be a contact sport. Join our experienced project managers, engineers, product managers, and program managers to talk through the pros and cons of agile software development and how we implement a variety of methodologies internally at Red Hat to produce our product line.  45 Minutes Birds of a feather Dan McPherson
Jennifer Krieger
C144001 - Self-healing networks using Ansible Network device automation is a rapidly growing field, with Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and Netflix all having recently stepped into the field. With Ansible Core support for networking devices maturing quickly, the possibilities of what can be done with automated network health checks and state-dependent remediation brings the promise of self-healing networks that could be monitored, configured, and controlled by various Ansible playbooks through Ansible Tower. In this interactive session, we'll walk through the steps of creating a self-healing network using Ansible, and see it applied to relevant use cases. 45 minutes Consulting discovery session Jon Bersuder
Walter Bentley
L100049 - Practical SELinux: Writing custom application policy In this hands-on workshop we will show how SELinux works and why policy is needed. Changes in RHEL 7.3 SELinux userspace introduced the Common Intermediate Language (CIL). We will write policy for a custom application in the current m4 macro language and then compare the same policy when written in CIL. Along with tips and tricks we will show the benefits of CIL and interaction with the new policy analysis tool. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Lukas Vrabec
Simon Sekidde
Miroslav Grepl
L101860R2 - Hands on with Red Hat Satellite 6.3 (replay #2) Red Hat Satellite 6.3 is the latest version of the system management tool from Red Hat. In this lab, you'll go through actual business scenarios using the new features in Satellite 6.3, including Ansible integration, Puppet 4, and many others. If you're new to Red Hat Satellite, you'll get a good overview of the basic features. If you're experienced, you'll deepen your understanding of the product. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Bryan Kearney
Mike McCune
Ohad Levy
L104387 - Hands on for the first time with Red Hat OpenStack Platform In this lab, an instructor will lead you in configuring and running core OpenStack services in a Red Hat OpenStack Platform environment. We'll also cover authentication, compute, networking, and storage. If you're new to Red Hat OpenStack Platform, this session is for you. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Rhys Oxenham
Jacob Liberman
Guil Barros
L105125 - Insightful applications from scratch with Apache Spark on OpenShift Insightful applications employ machine learning and large-scale data processing to improve with longevity and popularity. Most of the applications you can’t live without today are insightful, and most applications you’ll be excited about developing tomorrow will be insightful as well. And, you'll want to deploy those applications on a contemporary container platform with a great developer workflow like OpenShift. Insightful applications pose new challenges for developers, and in this hands-on lab, we'll show you how to navigate them confidently. You'll learn how to develop an insightful application on OpenShift with Apache Spark using Red Hat products and community projects. We’ll cover why Apache Spark is a good fit for microservice architectures, a crash course in Apache Spark and some essential data science techniques, how to deploy Apache Spark as part of an OpenShift application, how to integrate Spark pipelines with other Red Hat storage and middleware products, and build a data-driven application. Come with some familiarity with Python, and learn from Red Hat engineers and data scientists who are focused on bringing insightful applications to OpenShift, developing new analytic approaches, and contributing to the key community projects that make this all possible. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Will Benton
Steven Pousty
Michael McCune
L118930 - Taste of Red Hat Training: Developing containerized application images Abstract to come. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Zachary Gutterman
Fernando Lozano
P105082 - The keys to creating an open organization and a culture of openness Open culture is becoming increasingly desirable to forward-thinking leaders, decision makers, and organizational experts seeking to build more agile workplaces featuring cultures of continuous innovation. But what exactly is a "culture of openness?" What are its key characteristics and benefits? Most importantly: Is building this type of culture even possible in your organization, and how does it allow these enterprises to differentiate themselves? In this panel, members of the open organization community at reflect on more than a year of community discussions and #OpenOrgChat Twitter chats to offer insights and tips for building the culture of the future in tomorrow's workplaces. At this session you will learn more about Red Hat’s open culture and its influence in relationships with customers, partners, and upstream communities--and, most importantly, associates! You'll also explore practical tips for building similar cultures of innovation in other organizations. This is a panel discussion with Patricia Bogoevici, David Egts, and E.G. Nadhan, hosted by Thomas Cameron. 45 Minutes Panel Jason Hibbets
Patricia Bogoevici
David Egts
E.G. Nadhan
Thomas Cameron
P133004A - Healthcare 2020 : How open source and disruptive tech are transforming the future of patient care The need for transformation in healthcare is being led not only by legislation and the move to Value Based Care but with disruptive technology. Millions of mobile devices are spurring the Internet of Things. Breakthroughs in cancer research and genome sequencing are made possible by high performance computing and cloud technologies. Data-driven decisions are a result of informatics and analytics. With all these innovative solutions and many others, it's hard to predict what the healthcare landscape of the future will look like.    Join our panel of experts and learn how hospitals, government agencies, payers, and other Healthcare stakeholders are coming together to embrace open source methods and transform healthcare as we know it today.   Speakers include: Mani Pollachi-Subramanyam, Senior Integration Architect, Genentech Tom Chamberlain, CEO, EdLogics Robert Barker, Application Development Director, Cigna Healthcare   45 Minutes Panel Craig Klein
S102999 - Modernizing application deployments with OpenShift Container Platform The Red Hat team had the opportunity to work with a lot of customers, this one in particular was struggling with their application deployment process. Their current processes were fragile and didn’t meet the business needs to be more flexible, automated, and cloud-centric. The customer IT department realized if they didn’t address these problems soon there was a high risk that individual business units were going to start looking to other partners for serving their IT needs. In this session, we will cover in depth the following areas: Main hosting focus areas and business drivers that lead to the adoption of OpenShift Application delivery methodologies that were modernized using OpenShift How OpenShift was able to directly solve the challenges and focus areas set out by IT leadership. 45 Minutes Breakout session Ryan Hennessy
Guna Vijayaratnam
S103072 - Security practices in Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform at Amadeus At Amadeus, we operate large-scale, secure, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI/DSS)-compliant online and e-retail systems. Recently, we started migrating those systems to OpenShift Container Platform. For us and our customers, security and compliance is paramount. In this session, we’ll discuss security mechanisms and protections related to Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform and our experiences deploying and using OpenShift, including: Security mechanisms, such as user and network access control and policies in Openshift and underlying Openstack, the audit trail of administrative actions, ways to use and protect Kubernetes secrets, and the concealment of application data. How to address technical limitations or potentially unknown vectors of attack using compensating controls via auditd, monitoring, and alerting. Security practices in Docker containers. How we use OpenSCAP auditing tool and profiles to audit virtual machine (VM) hosts and container images in our release pipeline. 45 Minutes Breakout session Nenad Bogojevic
Diogenes Rettori
S103174 - Automating security compliance for physical, virtual, cloud, and container environments with Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Satellite, and Ansible Tower by Red Hat In this session, you'll learn how to easily provision a security-compliant host and quickly detect and remediate security and compliance issues in physical, virtual, cloud, and container environments. We’ll discuss possible compliance challenges and show how a combination of Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Satellite, and Ansible Tower by Red Hat can help you quickly achieve compliance, automate security , and complete remediation. You’ll learn how you can integrate Red Hat CloudForms with Red Hat Satellite and Ansible Tower by Red Hat, as well as use the OpenSCAP integration in Red Hat Satellite, to perform audit scans and remediations on your systems and automate security to ensure compliance against various profiles, such as: The U.S. Government Configuration Baseline (USGCB). The Defense Information Systems Agency Security Technical Implementation Guide (DISA STIG). The Centralized Supercomputing Facility (CSCF) baseline. The U.S. Government Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) baseline. The Certified Cloud and Service Provider (CCSP) baseline. Center for Internet Security (CIS) Benchmarks. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Custom policies. 45 Minutes Breakout session Lucy Kerner
S103870 - Demystifying systemd Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 brings a modern approach to many elements of the Linux operating system. One of the most significant of these updates is the adoption of systemd, which gives admins and users a host of exciting tools and capabilities. In this session, you'll learn how to get the most out of systemd in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, including: New features and functionality in Red Hat Enterprise Linux. How init commands translate in systemd. Customizing service unit files. Securing and sandboxing services. Resource allocation via cgroups. 45 Minutes Breakout session Ben Breard
Lennart Poettering
S103940 - 12 factors to cloud success Challenged by the highly automated, virtualized, and scalable infrastructure that cloud enables? Now we have a whole new set of restrictions and capabilities that demand we shift the way we architect our applications. Luckily though, we already have some best practices from brave cloud pioneers. Some of these best practices make up the “12 Factor Apps” ( In this session, we'll show you how to apply these practices in the new world of containers. Dive with us into the 12-factor methodology to see how each factor can be applied with Linux container technologies such as OpenShift. Because we're "open," we’ll demo everything in a language-agnostic and platform-agnostic way. Regardless of your choices, you’ll never think about your application architecture the same way again. 45 Minutes Breakout session Rafael Benevides
S104611 - Case management applications with BPM Knowledge workers require more powerful and adaptive applications to guide them in their day-to-day operations. Traditional BPM has evolved to include case management capabilities to support unstructured work and flexible collaboration. In this session, the experts themselves will show you how to build advanced case management applications, by leveraging the capabilities of Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite, including a live demo. While the intelligent process engine is able to execute and manage your business logic, you can also take advantage of various building blocks to build your own custom applications on top. Learn everything about the latest capabilities and what is coming next ! 45 Minutes Breakout session Kris Verlaenen
Andrew Bonham
Michelle Kelo
S104968 - Developing interoperable components for an open IoT foundation In this session, Red Hat and Eurotech will discuss their collaboration on Kapua, an upstream project. Kapua, a modular cloud platform that provides management for Internet of Things (IoT) gateways and smart edge devices, represents a key milestone towards the development of a truly open, end-to-end foundation for IoT and its ecosystem of partners and solutions. Kapua provides a core integration framework with services for device registry, data and device management, message routing, and applications. You’ll gain information ont contributing to the Kapua community and incorporating open source innovation into your IoT projects. 45 Minutes Breakout session Marco Carrer
James Kirkland
S104971 - JBoss A-MQ 7 technical deep dive Red Hat JBoss A-MQ is a flexible, high performance messaging platform that delivers information reliably across the enterprise, the Internet of Things (IoT) and the cloud. In this session, we'll drill down into the technical features of the broker and the interconnect message router that are all-new in JBoss A-MQ 7. We'll walk through some messaging use cases and demonstrate how to address them with JBoss A-MQ 7. We'll also show how JBoss A-MQ 7 can be used on OpenShift to provide elastic-scale Messaging-as-a-Service. 45 Minutes Breakout session Ted Ross
David Ingham
S105141 - Big data analytics with Silicon Valley Data Science and Red Hat In the beginning, there was MapReduce over HDFS analyzing clickstream data. Since the advent of modern big data, there's been an explosion of analytics frameworks—both inside and outside of the Hadoop ecosystem. To maximize the business benefit of these varied frameworks, data-driven enterprises have deployed many different specialized clusters, each with a transferred version of the data. This can result in latency, additional cost, and potential inconsistencies. On-demand provisioning of right-sized compute pools for Spark, Hive, Hadoop, and Kafka processing, using common object storage, matches the right storage and infrastructure technology to achieve faster business insights, frequently improving agility and reducing total cost. Silicon Valley Data Science, together with Red Hat describe practical examples of how and why large companies are adopting these emerging big data architectures, illustrating how Red Hat OpenStack and Ceph can be used for these patterns. 45 Minutes Breakout session Brent Compton
Stephen O'Sullivan
S107324 - Managing across the API life cycle There is a major shift sweeping the software industry. Daily, the world becomes more and more API-driven. When building an API, you'll go through specific stages known as the "API life cycle." The API life cycle consists of 4 stages. The 4 stages are plan/design, build/integrate, operate/manage, and share/engage. Success of the API often comes from following best practices at each stage. There are recommended tools for each stage and some tools take advantage of each other. Using products like Red Hat JBoss Fuse, 3scale by Red Hat API management, and Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform you can cover the full API life cycle in the same environment. In this session, we'll present the principles of the API life cycle and how to proceed through each stage. We'll illustrate it showing an example of an API deployed on OpenShift, built with JBoss Fuse, and managed with 3scale. At the end of the session, you should have a better understanding of API best practices and tools. 45 Minutes Breakout session Vanessa ramos
Christina WEI MEI LIN
S109244 - Hitchhikers guide to Node.JS in the Modern Enterprise Architecture Node.js is one of the fasted growing enterprise development platforms in recent memory, and many organizations have adopted the technology or are actively evaluating it. This session will prepare enterprise architects and IT managers with everything they need to know about node.js to help them engage with developers and determine where it best fits in with their own organization's application development strategy.   We'll go beyond the history and roots of Node.js, to explain its key ecosystem technologies, the vibrant communities, and the platform's strengths and weaknesses.  With that in mind, as with any rapid innovation there is also the unknown, untamed, and sometimes unruly aspects that need to be understood.  So we'll cover lessons learned, and best practices for a repeatable, reliable, stack of technologies and fitting it into your current and future strategies and platforms.   Whether it's legacy integration, on premise, cloud, mobile, or microservices; Node.js will be impacting you, and Red Hat is perfectly positioned as a Node.js Foundation board member, with multiple technical contributors, and the enterprise chops to get you the knowledge you need, and the insight into the future and answer your questions in this area.   45 Minutes Breakout session Jay Balunas
S111009 - Partner session: Microsoft Abstract to come soon. 45 Minutes Breakout session Jennifer Anderson
Abirami Iyer
Liju Kodichera Jayadevan
Vita Pamucci
S99785 - How to handle the complexity of migrating to microservices from 10 years of monolithic code In this session, attendees will learn about a real world migration case involving a 10 years JEE monolithic application to Microservices; tips, tricks, pros, cons and the reasons for being involved on a microservices architecture. We will also be reviewing some sample code and tips on how to move to a full microservices solution that will bring as result, less effort delivering new features, saving cost, time and therefore, faster time to market of banking products. We will be using open source frameworks and products such as: JAVA, React, React Native, Vert.x, Apache Camel, Apache ActiveMQ and Apache Cassandra. 45 Minutes Breakout session Alberto Salazar
B103948 - DirtyCow: A game changer? Cowabunga! We all know that you can never be fully secure and eliminate risks. DirtyCow was unique in many ways. How did your organization react? Come share your experiences of staying secure in a post-DirtyCow world. In this session with the Red Hat Product Security team, we'll informally discuss the DirtyCow vulnerability and how it affected us, including: What changed for you as a result? How did your organization react? What are your future expectations? Are there any special pressures for your organization from these high-profile issues? 45 Minutes Birds of a feather christopher robinson
Clifford Perry
B105189 - Advanced Drools This is an open discussion BOF driven by audience interests. Topics could include the new language efforts to replace DRL, various AI improvements such as bayesian or fuzzy integration, decision model notation, complex event processing and general infrastructure questions. It's also a great opportunity to give us your feedback and ideas. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Mark Proctor
Mario Fusco
C144010 - Converting a Tibco BusinessWorks application to Apache Camel Due to recent developments at TIBCO, a multitude of their existing customers are looking to minimize operational risk by diversifying their middleware strategy. However, rewriting Tibco BusinessWorks applications in a trusted project like Apache Camel is often a daunting and complex undertaking. In this interactive session, we'll walk through a "how to" demonstration to incrementally deconstruct a BusinessWorks application and rebuild it in Apache Camel. 45 minutes Consulting discovery session Ashwin Karpe
Sundar Munirathnam Rajendran
LT122008 - OpenStack lightning talks Five reasons to select OpenStack from Red Hat Jonathan Gershater, Red Hat In this session, we'll provide 5 reasons, with customer validation, why the OpenStack distribution from Red Hat is preferable to other distributions. Come learn about security, validation, interoperability, ecosystem, and more. SAS on Red Hat OpenStack Platform Bob Callaway, Red Hat Donna DeCapite, SAS Institute Inc. In this session, we'll cover the design principles and architecture of Red Hat OpenStack Platform for use as underlying infrastructure for SAS Visual Investigator and SAS deployed with Docker containers. This will be a joint session with SAS and Red Hat. 5 OpenStack "day 2 operations" you can do with Red Hat CloudForms Jonathan Gershater, Red Hat Once OpenStack is installed, operating and maintaining it is considered "day 2 operations." In this session, you'll learn how to use Red Hat CloudForms to manage Red Hat OpenStack Platform—to scale out, for user management, for configuration, and more. 45 minutes Lightning talk Donna DeCapite
Bob Callaway
Jonathan Gershater
S102399 - Mastering Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 As Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 deployments become more common in customer environments, system administrators are wondering about changes in core technologies, as well as new features. Ideally suited for system administrators, this session is a quick, practical reference for mastering new technologies included in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. We will provide examples and comparisons to the existing technologies for: Cockpit systemd vs. init. NetworkManager vs. old versions. Teaming vs. bonding. firewalld vs old-style iptables. Journald Performance Co-Pilot. 45 Minutes Breakout session Terry Bowling
Thomas Cameron
S102938 - Neurodiversity in the workforce Neurodiversity is a concept that respects and recognizes neurological differences, just like any other human variation. These differences can include those labeled with dyspraxia, dysleItxia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyscalculia, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Tourette's syndrome, and others. Many people display these differences: It's estimated that up to 43 million people (15% of the U.S. population) have dyslexia  Approximately 5 million 4- to 17-year olds (11% of the age group) have been diagnosed with ADHD  Roughly 60% of children with ADHD become adults with ADHD; that's 4 % of the adult population One in 65 children is diagnosed with ASD 35% of students labeled as “learning disabled" drop out of high school, twice the rate of their peers  Between 30% and 80% of the prison population has a learning disability Many people with learning differences possess attributes such as intelligence and memory, the ability to see patterns and pay close attention to detail on repetitive tasks. If companies in the high-tech sector--who have many vacant jobs--could harness this talent, we could start to employee very talented and creative people. In this session, we are looking to raise public awareness of neurodiversity and explore what it means to employees and employers. We will also offer examples how companies such as SAP and Microsoft have started rolling out neurodiversity programs. "We are here to start the discussion and effect change so that the future generations can and will have a better experience and not be held back.” – Stu Shader, Global Collaboration Specialist, Microsoft; and Christine Puccio, Director of Global ISV Business Development, Red Hat. 45 Minutes Breakout session Christine Puccio
Stu Shader
S102966 - Reactive systems with Eclipse Vert.x and Red Hat OpenShift Eclipse Vert.x is a toolkit to create reactive distributed and polyglot applications on the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). It takes the JVM to new levels of performance, yet has a small API. It lets you build scalable, microservice-based applications transparently distributed and packaged as a single jar file. This simplicity makes deploying and managing Vert.x applications on OpenShift a breeze. Upload your jar and Vert.x connects all your pods and services. That's not all, the application you're developing with Vert.x is "reactive": It's responsive, elastic, resilient, uses asynchronous message-passing saving resources, and handles a huge level of concurrency. How does that work on OpenShift? In this session, you'll see how the combination of Vert.x and OpenShift paves a new way to build and manage reactive systems. You'll see several examples and a demonstration of how Vert.x simplifies not only development, but thanks to OpenShift, the deployment and management of your distributed system. Everything you need will be covered in this session: service discovery, resilience pattern, rolling updates, monitoring, and metrics. This is a "slide-less" session consisting of pure, live coding. 45 Minutes Breakout session Clement Escoffier
S102975 - An OpenShift DevOps platform in a highly regulated environment Do your developers have to talk to many different groups just to get a simple environment set up? Is your DevOps really just Dev? Barclays have built a platform based on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform that really does enable their developers to go from dev to production in a day, complying with all their control processes. Developers are even happy to hand back infrastructure as they know they can re-acquire environments when needed. Come and listen to how Barclays overcame cultural and process challenges that are part and parcel of a highly regulated banking environment. They used innovative enablement programmes, with extreme focus on their internal customers, to achieve high customer adoption and satisfaction rates. This is a very successful journey to DevSecOps and this session will explain how they achieved this. 45 Minutes Breakout session Simon Cashmore
Anthony Kesterton
S103274 - The integrated clouds Diverse enterprise infrastructures mixed with public cloud providers create a level of complexity that is best addressed with proper governance and automation. BJ's Wholesale implemented Red Hat CloudForms to orchestrate a hybrid cloud environment. To ensure success and security, Red Hat CloudForms was integrated with IP address management (IPAM), life-cycle management through Red Hat Satellite, Ansible by Red Hat, and Puppet, and security and access controls through Centrify. With this solution, VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are securely managed, orchestrated, and audited. In this session, we’ll walk through the solution’s components—including third-party application programming interfaces (APIs)—and how they work together, show how it enhances and simplifies operations & auditing, and discuss how to succeed with a similar approach at your company. 45 Minutes Breakout session Phil Avery
Matt St. Onge
S104218 - Integration in a microservices architecture on OpenShift with Red Hat JBoss Fuse Microservice architectures can provide a path to more maintainable, higher quality, and more quickly delivered software. Microservice architectures are by their nature an integration problem, where you have many decoupled services that need to work together. Red Hat JBoss Fuse, based on the popular Apache Camel integration library, was developed to ease integration of disparate computing systems by implementing well-tested enterprise integration patterns (EIPs) and supplying a developer-friendly interface with which to write the integration code. In this session, you'll learn how JBoss Fuse integration services can smoothly transition you from traditional integration to modern containerized and microservice practices. We'll explore how JBoss Fuse is used to integrate microservices. We'll also look at how common microservice patterns can be implemented using Fuse EIPs, such as lightweight API gateways, circuit breaking, call chaining, service aggregation, and messaging. Don't re-invent the wheel when it comes to integration. 45 Minutes Breakout session Hiram Chirino
James Falkner
S105079 - Building big data analytics applications with Red Hat data technologies in OpenShift How can you make the most of the data you already have? How can you make it easily available for analytics? For microservices? Red Hat data technologies make it easier to connect to, analyze, process, and use data in existing sources, whether on premise or in the cloud—static or streaming. The technology all runs on OpenShift and allows users to scale elastically, add new jobs when needed, and share results and models so they can be used in applications. Data architects, data engineers and data scientists can work together to identify the necessary data sources and transform data into a form that can easily be used in Spark analytics jobs. The results and data services can be easily accessed by developers through a variety of standard APIs. Join us for a live demo and presentation of Red Hat’s big data analytics technologies that include Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform-enabled Apache Spark, Red Hat JBoss Data Grid, and Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization. 45 Minutes Breakout session Kim Palko
Ted Jones
S105105 - The evolution of chat: Growing your community with Twitter Do you want more engaged and active followers in your open source community? Twitter chats can be a great way to drive engagement--if you're talking about the right topics with the right people. A small team at Red Hat planned and executed a seven-week sprint that involved community discussions using Twitter chats. Find out the techniques we used for building engagement, the best practices we discovered, some of our failures, and how we measured success. This presentation will share: Techniques for growing your community by using social media. Best practices for promoting and leading a Twitter chat. How to measure the success of the sprint. Suggestion for using Twitter chats to build community. 45 Minutes Breakout session Jason Hibbets
S107273 - Integrated security in CI/CD with Red Hat OpenShift Building and deploying cloud native applications using Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform is easy. You can start from a default template, obtain a template from an application owner, or create an application from source. However, this model abstracts many security decisions from application owners. Applications developed and maintained without security in mind present a likely entry point for malicious attackers. Preventative steps should be taken to reduce vulnerabilities and avoid zero-day attacks. As organizations adopt containers, an automated supply chain with built-in security testing can increase productivity and reduce risk. In this session, you'll learn how Red Hat OpenShift and Atomic Scan can be used together to: Create an automated continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline that monitors vulnerabilities in open source libraries. Define a security policy for any image in your OpenShift environment and flag images that violate that policy. Execute Atomic Scan in containerized Jenkins workers running in OpenShift. Automatically scan OpenShift Image Streams for security vulnerabilities. Proactively monitor for vulnerability disclosures, identify security issues within the software supply chain, and gate deployments based on policy. 45 Minutes Breakout session Justin Goldsmith
Brent Baude
Tim Mackey
S111010 - Best Practices for your SAP Migration to HANA 300,000 enterprises are facing the requirement to migrate core components of their existing SAP R/3 environments to S/4HANA in the next seven years.  This will entail not only a shift from traditional relational databases to HANA’s in-memory architecture, but will necessitate a new platform, most of which will land on Intel and Red Hat.  This session will walk you through the impacts and risks, prerequisites, best practices and lessons learned based on CenturyLink’s S/4HANA migration experience with our customers. CenturyLink is a premier SAP Partner & leading provider of end-to-end solutions in the areas of Financials, Supply Chain, Analytics, Manufacturing & Retail Solution with a particular emphasis on new and emerging technologies such as HANA, Predictive Analytics, IoT, Enterprise Information Management (EIM). 45 Minutes Breakout session Arun Narayanan
John Martin
S111022 - How to grow your business with a scalable and secure Linux data server The IT world is changing radically as Next-Generation Applications are being built on open source software. Today's mobile, cloud and cognitive applications need to process vast amounts of data - without compromising on security, performance and reliability. Is it possible to combine Next-Gen apps with Enterprise qualities of service? What requirements does this place on the underlying infrastructure of data, open source software, and systems hardware? Join this session for a lively discussion with a panel of experts from customers, Red Hat and IBM - and make up your own mind. 45 Minutes Breakout session Filipe Miranda
Ernest Horn
S133004B - Healthcare interoperability and the new age of integration Fully supported, agile, and cost-effective, Red Hat® JBoss® Fuse is a lightweight integration platform based on industry standards, making it ideal for healthcare organizations that want to move into the future. With broad connectivity and support for Health Level 7 (HL7) transaction sets and more than 150 standard connectors, Red Hat JBoss Fuse can help you streamline operations, simplify development and deployment, and easily adapt to industry changes.   45 Minutes Breakout session Sameer Parulkar
S99624 - A container-platform approach to digital transformation and DevOps In order to be prepared for the changes needed in a Digital Transformation, every company will need to evolve their technology, their organization model and their processes for interacting between people and technology. In this session, learn how composable container-management platforms, such as Red Hat OpenShift, can provide the framework to enable successful change in all three of those areas. Attendees will learn how to leverage platform technology to securely deploy applications across any cloud, reduce the time to build|test|run new and existing applications, and how both Developers and Operations teams gain greater visibility into the processes that will increase profitability for the business. 45 Minutes Breakout session Brian Gracely
Chris Houseknecht
112430 - Government & education luncheon: The impact of the individual in government and education Join us at the Red Hat Summit government & education luncheon for a lively discussion on the impact of the individual in government and higher education. To continue the celebration and conversations around individuals making a difference in their organizations, we will take a deeper dive and discuss the innovative ideas and solutions happening within public service. The industry panel will include leaders from various government agencies and educational institutions, moderated by Red Hat’s Chief Technologist for North America Public Sector, David Egts. They will discuss personal stories, current projects, and visionary perspectives to increase efficiency with open source solutions. Panelists: Patrick Casey, Manager, Middleware Services, UNC-Chapel Hill Col. Chris Wade, Director, Office Chief of Cyber, U.S. Army Cyber School Marshall Holloway, VP, Cloud Computing, SAIC Mike Hermus, CTO, Department of Homeland Security David Egts - Chief Technologist, North America Public Sector, Red Hat 1.25 hours Lunch David Egts
Chris Wade
Patrick Casey
Mike Hermus
Marshall Holloway
118977 - Red Hat Women’s Leadership Community luncheon, co-sponsored by Microsoft We’re excited to share that Julia White, corporate vice president at Microsoft, will be joining us for a dynamic discussion with DeLisa Alexander, executive vice president and chief people officer at Red Hat, at the 8th annual Red Hat Women’s Leadership Community Luncheon, co-sponsored by Microsoft.  Taking place Thursday, May 4, during Red Hat Summit 2017 in Boston, the luncheon provides a great opportunity to network with other women in tech, share stories of inspiration, and be inspired by the stories of others.  White has been a fixture at Microsoft for more than 15 years, and was ahead of the curve working in commercial software and cloud services long before much of the industry turned its focus to cloud. Now focused on the Microsoft Cloud with special attention on Azure, enterprise security, and IT management, White is an advocating and inspiration for all women and girls, no matter the industry. to have a seat at the table, especially in the technology industry. During the discussion, she will share thoughts on a career in tech, and how we can build a diverse and inclusive environment, where all are empowered to achieve their full potential. In collaboration with Microsoft, a company that shares our passion for bringing more diversity into technology, we invite all Red Hat Summit 2017 attendees to join us for this event and learn how they can get involved in engaging more women in open source. 90 minutes Lunch DeLisa Alexander
Julia White
PT155019 - VMware: You may be surprised by what we've been working on Abstract to come soon.  Cameron Sturdevant, Product marketing manager, VMware 20 minutes Breakout session
L100472 - Hands on HACEP: Highly available and horizontally scalable complex event processing Recognizing important patterns in data, as they occur in real time, is critical. With complex event processing (CEP), organizations can recognize, understand, and react to business events faster by processing large volumes of inbound data. This includes data from social networks, remote sensor readings, online-gaming player events, credit card transactions, and location data from delivery vehicles. Critical CEP workloads require solutions that tolerate the failure of one or more processing nodes, while easily scaling to handle growing data volumes. They must process a high volume, velocity, and variety of inbound data, infer the context, and take appropriate action in real time while adhering to stringent availability and scalability service level agreements. In this lab, you'll implement a simple rule-based, event-based application on a cluster of distributed nodes. You'll see your events and rules scale up and down thanks to HACEP, which is the combination of Red Hat JBoss BRMS superpowered with Red Hat JBoss Data Grid. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Ugo Landini
Sanne Grinovero
Andrea Leoncini
Andrea Tarocchi
L100810R2 - From source to RPM in 120 minutes (replay #2) In this lab, we'll learn best practices for packaging software using the Red Hat Enterprise Linux native packaging format, RPM. We'll cover how to properly build software from source code into RPM packages, create RPM packages from pre-compiled binaries, and to automate RPM builds from source code version control systems (such as git) for use in CI/DevOps environments. And finally, we'll hear tips and tricks from lessons learned, such as how to set up and work with pristine build environments and why such things are important to software packaging. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Adam Miller
L99901R - A practical introduction to container security (replay) Linux containers provide convenient application packing and run-time isolation in multi-tenant environments. However, the security implications of running containerized applications is often taken for granted. For example, today it is very easy to pull Docker images from the internet and run them in the enterprise without examining their content and authenticity. In this lab, you'll complete a series of hands on exercises aimed at understanding the concepts, challenges and best practices associated with deploying containers in a secure fashion. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Bob Kozdemba
Dan Walsh
PT155018 - CollabNet: Value streams for the enterprise Abstract to come soon.  Eric Robertson, Vice president, DevOps Product Engineering & Management, CollabNet 20 minutes Breakout session
113395 - General Session 6 . 1 Hour 15 minutes General session
B102584 - Red Hat Satellite - BoF Red Hat Satellite is a systems management solution that makes Red Hat infrastructure easier to deploy, scale, and manage across physical, virtual, and cloud environments. Whether you are a new user of Satellite, or an experienced pro, come join this conversation to learn about how to get the most out of your Satellite investment. Developers, consultants, and product managers will be present to moderate the conversation and help you understand Satellite. We'll share ideas on how to improve your projects, get involved upstream, and make your job managing infrastructure easier. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Daniel Lobato Garcia
B103901 - Perfect Security: A dangerous myth? System security for open source System security is more than providing security application. It is about understanding security from a system point of view. System security architecture and engineering is different from application or feature security and requires different skills and a different mindset. In this session, system-level security experts and those interested in becoming experts can come together and share knowledge. Possible discussion topics include: What is system security? What do I need to do differently? How does open source affect system security? Why is perfect security impossible? What is the affect of certification at the system level? 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Mike Bursell
L105190 - Proactive security compliance automation with CloudForms, Satellite, OpenSCAP, Insights, and Ansible Tower In this hands-on lab, you'll learn how to automate security compliance using a combination of Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Satellite, OpenSCAP, and Ansible Tower by Red Hat. Specifically, you'll do a series of exercises to show you how to use Red Hat CloudForms to create control policies, how to automate security scans and remediations using the OpenSCAP integration in Satellite, how to utilize the data provided by Red Hat Insights for security compliance automation, how to use Ansible Tower by Red Hat for automated security remediations, and how to use Red Hat CloudForms as a central place for security compliance automation. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Lucy Kerner
L118933 - Taste of Red Hat Training: Red Hat Enterprise Linux network and firewall management Abstract to come. 2 Hour Instructor-led lab Morgan Weetman
Artur Glogowski
LT122003 - Diversity and community lightning talks A study in improving job descriptions and improving outreach to increase engineer diversity Emily Brand, Red Hat Red Hat, like most technology companies, is struggling to receive qualified, diverse candidate resumes, let alone hire and retain diverse employees. In this session, we will explore what groups at Red Hat have tried to do to increase the number of resumes received, along with what we are going to do to continue to improve our candidate pool. Attendees will learn what has worked at Red Hat, what hasn't, and what the industry recommends to improve diversity at all levels in an organization. Learn how to improve your job descriptions and improve your outreach to receive highly qualified, diverse candidates. Never too early to start infusing open source enthusiasm Michael Vorburger, Red Hat Come hear about some lessons I have learned over the past few years from organizing a number of courses introducing children (8-12 years old) to the joys of using computers. I've used and (see e.g. few hundred kids. I've also started engaging with teachers in my local community to to scale this up. In 2017 I'll be holding a bi-weekly open workshop for 13- to 16-year-olds to chat about "everything you always wanted to know about computers," helping them hack Minecraft mods, build simple apps and games, introducing them to Linux, and building Raspberry Pi-based Rover robots (see also  Changing lives through coding: Operation Code Conrad Holloman, Operation Code Josh Springer, Red Hat Operation Code, a non-profit that teaches open source and tech to veterans. Helping service-members and the greater military community transition to post-military life, culture, and workplaces can be challenging. This talk will be about the challenges that military personnel encounter entering the tech industry, how mentorship acts as a powerful way to align the ethos of military values to open source culture, and how Operation Code facilitates this transition. 45 minutes Lightning talk Conrad Hollomon
Emily Brand
Josh Springer
Michael Vorburger
P107205 - Business Rules in Healthcare: Good advice from the real world The Healthcare industry has always been a leader in adopting new technology to deliver better  quality services at lower cost. Nowhere is this more true than when it comes to leveraging business rules to execute the delivery of products to control costs, increase speed to market, and maintain a high level of quality to support complex, constantly changing regulations. Join us for this panel session as two Red Hat Healthcare customers deliver talks on how they are employing business rules to enhance the visibility, agility and consistency of their operational decision making. Learn how they have deployed JBoss BRMS to automate decisions and react quickly to market and regulatory change. 45 Minutes Panel Phil Simpson
Patricia Bogoevici
Mike Holp
Robert Barker
Anthony Roscoe
Joyson Jacob
S100730 - High availability for Red Hat Virtualization Manager Providing high availability for Red Hat Virtualization Manager is paramount for operations like self-service portals, backup and recovery operations, providing high available for services within the Red Hat Virtualization environment, and other important activities. In this session, Jon Benedict will share background, configuration steps, and a failover/failback demonstration of Red Hat Virtualization Manager high availability. 45 Minutes Breakout session Jon Benedict
S103149 - Deploying Red Hat JBoss Fuse in healthcare—notes from the field Healthcare providers are confronted with numerous challenges in their enterprise integration environments. The proliferation of specialized departmental applications, increasing pressure to derive additional business value from the data moving through the system, and the ability to effectively communicate over legacy protocols such as MLLP and SFTP are forcing the adoption of tools and techniques that support rapid development in order to satisfy business needs. In this session, we'll discuss the implementation of Red Hat JBoss Fuse in several healthcare provider enterprises. We'll describe the solution for each implementation, including the challenges faced. Challenges include configuration and release management, scalable FIFO message processing, dynamic deployment that were addressed using tools and features such as Fabric8, Camel-SCR, and OSGi Blueprint. We’ll conclude by covering some of the lessons learned during the implementations, which will include topics such as Maven project structure, Git repository organization, and configuration management of the run-time environment. 45 Minutes Breakout session Quinn Stevenson
Bryan Grant
S104127 - Schiphol Airport: Sharing the experience of running a multicloud OpenShift integration CPaaS with API management in production Handling 60 million passengers and more than 70 million pieces of luggage every year gives Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport a place among the five busiest airports in Europe. Even with this amount of traffic, Schiphol still strives to have the best airport experience in the world. Realizing this vision poses a lot of challenges. The main challenges in having a smooth customer experience are optimizing and reducing the time customers spend on the necessities of their visit. This ultimate challenge translates into a technical vision that demands a high level of automation, an increase in efficiency, and an increase in customer satisfaction. The key project in that vision is the Schiphol Service Bus. The goal of this platform, called Airport Service Bus (ASB) is to be the centralized data highway for Schiphol and the aviation sector. This platform fully relies upon the Red Hat JBoss Fuse integration platform, expanded with Red Hat 3scale API Management Platform for fully flexible API management. To handle the scale required, this platform expands cross the hybrid multicloud, built upon Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform spread across Microsoft Azure, Amazon EC2 and a local VMware-based environment. Join this presentation to see how Schiphol, together with Red Hat Consulting, delivers a best-in-the-world airport experience to all of its customers. See how Schiphol is using a combination of public and private clouds to solve challenges around development, deployment, and operation of a massive-scale integration platform, while still having the flexibility, security, and reporting ability Demanded by Schiphol's core business. During this session, Schiphol team members will also present lessons learned, pitfalls and gains, and other key takeaway from four years' experience with open source microservices, built on Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, JBoss Fuse integration, 3scale API management, Red Hat Storage, and Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform in one session, to give you a quick start on building your next-generation integration platform. 45 Minutes Breakout session Mechiel Aalbers
Roel Hodzelmans
Pim Gaemers
S104305 - Red Hat JBoss A-MQ and Apache Kafka—which to use? Apache Kafka has recently become an interesting option for messaging. Kafka boasts some impressive features and performance numbers, so should you use it? In this session, we'll take a closer look at Kafka, the problems it was intended to solve and put it up against traditional brokers like Red Hat JBoss A-MQ / Apache ActiveMQ. We'll walk through the tradeoffs of each, and help you reason through the right messaging brokers for your use cases. Finally, we'll see how message brokers can be used in a complementary manner, bridging between the AMQP protocol provided by JBoss A-MQ and Apache Kafka. 45 Minutes Breakout session Christian Posta
Paolo Patierno
S104352 - How do you use a Linux distribution like Fedora/Red Hat Enterprise Linux to redefine IoT platforms? How do you take a common Linux distribution, such as Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and enhance into a secure, stable base for the Internet of Things (IoT)? What defines security in the IoT world? How do you secure a device or the entire network behind it? In this session, I'll outline my vision for a secure, modular Linux IoT platform based on open source technologies. I’ll discuss what we're doing right now in coordination with the Linaro IoT and Embedded Group (LITE), as well as the IoT roadmap using multiple platforms, architectures, and technologies, such as: OSTree and Project Atomic to ensure to ensure smooth upgrades and rollbacks. Security technologies, such as toolchain enhancements, the Kernel Self Protection Project (KSPP), seccomp, and Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) to ensure secure, robust platforms. Device and policy management across thousands of devices. A modular container platform to ensure stable edge-to-datacenter or cloud end-to-end solutions. 45 Minutes Breakout session Peter Robinson
S104685 - Decisions at a fast pace: scaling to multi-million transactions/second at Amadeus At Amadeus, the BRMS is a key enabler for the customization and the configuration of our products’ functionalities to answer the diversity of our customers’ business requirements: Airline companies, Travel Agencies, Hotels, Airports, Rail companies. Amadeus C++ and Java application servers handle several million transactions per second. Knowing that each transaction performs several business rules evaluations, it is crucial that the rule engine framework is as efficient as possible with respect to the latency, CPU consumption, memory footprint, and scalability. As a middleware team, our responsibility is to offer the best possible rule engine solution that answers both our functional and non-functional requirements. We selected Red Hat BRMS/Drools and have worked on filling the gaps to make it fit Amadeus architecture, performance and operability needs; the key challenges being: integration in Amadeus C++ stack, under-millisecond response time, 0-outage rule updates. In this talk we’ll present how, by leveraging on the collaboration between RedHat and Amadeus, we’ve been able to fulfil these requirements and how we envisage to upstream this development to the BRMS community. 45 Minutes Breakout session Tarek Zaigouche
Edson Tirelli
Gabriel Bechara
Matteo Casalino
S105102 - AWS and Ansible: Automating an infinitely scalable (and repeatable) architecture Ansible has offered deep support for Amazon Web Services. Ansible can be used to define, deploy, and manage a wide variety of AWS services. Even the most complicated of AWS environments can be easily described in Ansible Playbooks. Once your AWS-based application environments are described with Ansible, you can deploy them again and again, easily scaling out to 100s or 1000s of instances across multiple regions, with the same results each and every time. In this session, we will demonstrate how users can easily tackle complex scaling and implementation issues quickly and easily with Ansible. What you will learn how to automate with Ansible on AWS: Provision, configure, deploy, and manage EC2 instances Orchestrated provisioning and management of AWS VPCs, security groups and credentials Define and manage data stream and serveless computing resources such as Lambda 45 Minutes Breakout session Timothy Appnel
Ryan Brown
David Duncan
S105152 - Dawn of the citizen developer: Low-code application development made easy in JBoss BPM Suite & BRMS 7 The BPMS/BRMS products now provide a powerful low code platform for building self-service software. In this session, members of Red Hat’s Business Systems and Intelligence Group will demonstrate how to implement business applications with minimal coding effort. Starting from a simple relational data model, the team will use the new web-based tooling platform to build out customizable forms using a drag and drop based form modeler and page editor. They will show how to define an application flow based on these forms and integrate existing business rules and processes before they package and deploy the running application on OpenShift. The team will also demonstrate how to extend the generated application by adding custom components, that fully integrate into the drag and drop capabilities. As a final step, the team will show how to create and bundle application components into a repository to make them discoverable and available for reuse within other applications. 45 Minutes Breakout session Alexandre Porcelli
Mark Proctor
S105163 - Monitoring Java application performance using Thermostat Ever wondered how your Java application is actually working, or how it's making use of scarce resources on your machine? Ever tried to look under the hood of the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) specification and felt lost? Thermostat is a open source instrumentation and service tool that can help Java developers understand what is happening inside JVM when their programs are running. Thermostat collects and combines information from various sources—including the Hotspot VM—to present a complete picture of how an application is behaving. In this session, you’ll see Thermostat in action as it is used to examine various Java applications, as well as identify and fix problems—often without even modifying application code. You’ll also learn how to add more features to Thermostat through plug-ins. If you're a developer, sys admin, or QA specialist—or use Java in your IT environment—join this session to learn how Thermostat can make your life easier. 45 Minutes Breakout session Omair Majid
S105182 - OpenShift for operations Red Hat OpenShift is an amazing, award-winning tool for application developers. It is also a great tool for Operations teams to manage due to its built-in power, flexibility, and scalability. But how can Operations teams make the jump from managing OpenShift to running their own workloads effectively on it. In this session, we will cover the OpenShift features that are most important to an Operations team when moving workloads to the platform. We will go through security best practices and have live examples to discuss. 45 Minutes Breakout session Jamie Duncan
S107203 - Container infrastructure trends: Optimizing for production workloads The tooling landscape for containers is evolving rapidly--to keep things running smoothly in production, you need to keep your eye on the latest developments in container infrastructure. Red Hat is doing a lot of great work around container hosts, images, and registries. This work which helps systems administrators deploy, run, and maintain containerized workloads in production. Come join Dan Walsh as he talks about the work his engineering team is doing to improve running containers in production. Attendees will gain a deep understanding of the following topics: CRI-0 daemon,  a new container runtime, optimized for serving the Kubernetes and OpenShift Workloads Image, a library used in CRI-O, Skopeo, and projectatomic/docker for pulling and pushing container images to and from a container registry like Storage, a library used for storing container images on disk supporting multiple container backends including Overlay, Overlay2, Devicemapper, and Btrfs System containers, which are designed to run before the upstream dDocker daemon starts and can be installed via the atomic command and started using systemd New ways to build containers such as ansible-containers Simple Signing, a Red Hat developed method which leverages open source technologies to cryptographically sign container images quickly and easily Atomic Registry, an open source container registry designed to be run standalone or inside of OpenShift.   45 Minutes Breakout session Dan Walsh
S108148 - Operating and introspecting an open cloud Today's large public clouds are proprietary, limiting the ability for the Open Source and Research communities to innovate in the cloud.  An initiative by Boston University, Harvard, MIT, Northeastern, and UMass, in collaboration with Red Hat and other industry partners, is developing a new cloud model that will enable innovation by a broad community of researchers and developers.  We describe this model, called an Open Cloud Exchange (OCX), the Massachusetts Open Cloud that uses this model, and a number of the initial technologies that are coming out of the collaboration, including: i) changes to OpenStack to enable different providers to offer services in a production environment,  ii) a mechanism for sharing the physical resources of the cloud across different platforms (e.g., OpenStack, OpenShift, Hadoop/Spark, HPC Clusters, staging and experimental services), iii) services to monitor all layers of the cloud and make the information broadly available, iv) analytics capabilities that exploit cloud meta-data to optimize the cloud and identify security threats, v) an on-demand big data service that allows hot data from a shared data lake to be accessed efficiently across a datacenter.  Red Hat's new Emerging Technologies Lab (Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University)  is expanding the depth and breadth of this collaboration. We present these topics via a series of fast-pace 4 minute "lightning talks" given by the various leads and collaborators driving them. 45 Minutes Breakout session Orran Krieger
Peter Portante
S109075 - Reactive programming with Vert.x Reactive programming, reactive extensions, reactive Streams, reactive systems, reactive manifesto. That's a lot of "reactive" thingies. Just to make it even more confusing, "reactive" is often associated with asynchronous, scalability, RX libraries (RX Java, RX JS), back pressure, streams, observables, futures, promises, spreadsheets and so on. That's a lot to digest... If you wonder what reactive means and where it can help you, attend this session, you won't be disappointed. We will not only explain, but also demonstrate the different benefits, explain how all these reactive" thingies are related, and how you can use them today. This session is about reactive programming and how it can be used to build responsive systems. It will cover what is reactive programming, and why it's interesting to use it today when building microservices or an application interacting with something" else. It also presents why you need to rethink your execution model to fully benefit from the reactive programming paradigm, and how Eclipse Vert.x helps you to do that. 45 Minutes Breakout session Clement Escoffier
S111011 - Troubleshooting & debugging production microservices in Kubernetes with Google Cloud Platform It's easier than ever to be able to deploy and manage microservices architecture with container and contain orchestration tool like Kubernetes/OpenShift. However, debugging multiple microservices across network boundaries is hard. Trying to what's going on in a production microservices deployment at scale is impossible without proper tools! Google has spent over a decade deploying containerized Java applications at unprecedented scale. During that time Google has built an ecosystem of infrastructure and tools to manage, troubleshoot, and debug, at scale. These tools were originally used to diagnose problems with software running on Borg. With Google Cloud Platform we’re bringing some of the best kept internal technology to developers all over the world. In this session, we'll deploy and scale Java microservices in Kubernetes, walk through common troubleshooting techniques with logs, shell access, isolating troubled containers, and also connecting to specific containers via port forwarding. Beyond the basic tools, we'll see how easy production diagnostic we can enjoy with Google Cloud Platform, including capturing traces & logs without managing your own infrastructure, and live debugging and injecting log messages without needing to rewrite nor redeploy your code! 45 Minutes Breakout session Ray Tsang
S111023 - Partner session 23 SAP’s breakthrough in-memory computing platform continue to deliver business transformations like never before. Join the session to learn latest SAP HANA 2, the next generation in-memory platform for Digital Transformation. You can leverage state-of-the-art database and data management technology, analytical intelligence capabilities and intuitive application development tools on a single, unified in-memory platform – freeing valuable resources and human capital for new and innovative application development to meet your business’s strategic objectives. 45 Minutes Breakout session Venkata Giduthuri
B102657 - Taking Openstack to the next level with highly available instances In this session, we'll define what highly available instances are, explain why they are important to your OpenStack installation, show you how to effectively manage mixed pet and cattle workloads, and show you how highly available instances relate to service level agreements. Additionally, we'll cover the state of Instance HA; what is supported now and what's coming in the future. 45 Minutes Birds of a feather Rob Young
John Williams
LT122009 - Mobile lightning talks Easily secure your mobile solutions with RHMAP and Red Hat SSO Presenters: Sebastien Blanc, Red Hat Summers Pittman, Red Hat As a mobile developer, when you deal with security, you often have to dive into the details of bloated security specifications and APIs to solve issues like Single Sign Out (SSO), social login, OAuth2 and OpenID Connect integration. You want to be able to focus more on your core business, and for that purpose you use Red Hat Mobile Application Platform (RHMAP) on OpenShift. This presentation talks about various security issues your mobile applications and RESTful microservices will need to solve. On client side, we'll see the challenges to overcome from an hybrid app as well as a native app perspective: embedded web view versus external browser, URL schema for callback, local storage for tokens, refresh access tokens transparently... What about if you could delegate security intricacy to security expert? Security can be easy if you have the right tools! This is exactly what Red Hat Single Sign-On (SSO) on OpenShift is for. RH-SSO is an open source Identity and Access Management solution that can secure your applications and services with little to no code. If you think security topic is hard to tackle, join us! We'll make OAuth2 framework, OpenID Connect protocol, JWT (Json Web Token), and even encryption easy to understand. With some drawings, chatting and demos, tokens are fun and OpenID Connect will have no secret to you!  ------------------ Artificial Intelligence Tools For Mobile Development Presenter: Juana Nakfour, Red Hat Artificial Intelligence is a broad set of technologies getting immense traction and accelerated adoption rate on mobile devices. Predictive Analysis, Object Detection and Natural Language processing are the leading AI technologies making their way down to mobile devices and immersing in user experiences. Today, it is imperative that mobile apps have some element of AI to provide superior and seamless user experience. In this presentation, we will describe the current trends in AI tools for mobile devices. Specifically discussing the current big players in the field and their tools offerings. We will also cover trends in small startups pushing for innovative AI tools on mobile devices. The current trend of moving some AI processing from big clouds down to mobile chipsets for local processing will also be covered. After covering the high level trends we will dive down into current tools and sdk’s available for native and hybrid mobile applications. Specifically in the areas of Natural Language processing and Object Detection/Tracking. At the end of the presentation we will describe how to integrate one of the Natural Language processing sdk’s into our Red Hat Mobile Application templates. Describe the code steps and perform a live demo. ------------------ RHMAP MBaaS Services and RESTful APIs (MongoDB and MySQL) Presenters: Chad Darby, Red Hat Hong Hua, Red Hat In this talk, we will demonstrate how to create an RHMAP MBaaS service that exposes a RESTful API for CRUDL. The first version of the MBaaS service will store data in a MongoDB database hosted on the RHMAP platform. In the second version of the app, we'll connect to an external MySQL database hosted in the Amazon cloud. During the development of the MBaaS service, we will test the RESTful API using a Postman test harness. 45 minutes Lightning talk Sebastien Blanc
Juana Nakfour
Hong Hua Chin
Chad Darby
Summers Pittman
S101752 - Red Hat Unified Infrastructure - software defined remote office ops When it comes to remote facilities - be they retail stores, drilling rigs, or even a number of military use cases - IT professionals are challenged with requirements for which hyperconverged (HCI) has emerged a star. Operational efficiency has never been merely a nice-to-have goal, but with these remote operations in particular the need has become increasingly acute. Eliminating a discrete storage tier emerges as a core benefit, considerably reducing footprint and many extraneous storage management headaches. With RHUI, additional big-picture benefits can be realized through the management integrations across the broader Red Hat software defined infrastructure stack. 45 Minutes Breakout session Sean Murphy
Thomas Gamull
Chad Ferman
S101957 - Hybrid automation at Rabobank Like many large IT organizations, Rabobank had many departments working together on the same application stack. This resulted in wait times between the various parts of the IT organization, which in turn increased the total deployment time for new virtual machines. In 2015, Rabobank chose a more complete automation and management solution—Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Satellite, and Ansible Tower by Red Hat. This gave Rabobank self-service infrastructure, a centrally managed operating system, automated provisioning and application deployment. This session will highlight how Red Hat Management reduced wait times and increased IT service delivery, the initial discovery session that sparked the initiative, the architecture design, and project results. 45 Minutes Breakout session Jan Noll
Koen van Bakel
Andre Rozendaal
S102613 - Mobilizing and securing Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite and BRMS Quickly build robust, scalable, mobile-first applications using Red Hat 3Scale API Management Platform and Red Hat Mobile Application Platform with Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite and BRMS. In this session, see how we used a fully dynamic, rules-based web application to quickly create and publish a native, secure mobile survey application. We'll show how straightforward rules can create complex but secure interactions in the app, and how processes in JBoss BPM Suite can provide some order. We’ll demonstrate how to manage application programming interface (API) communication between devices and these JBoss products using Red Hat 3scale API Management Platform and single sign-on (SSO) to authenticate, authorize, and report on API calls based on preconfigured policies, as well as how 3Scale Analytics shows a wealth of information across selectable time periods. 45 Minutes Breakout session Maggie Hu
Yossi Koren
Ken Spokas
S102717 - How to craft a successful API strategy APIs are powerful but, for many teams, very new. A strategy for APIs is complex, because it needs to cover many areas. Definition and execution of an API strategy involves many roles and teams, and not just tech anymore. Many teams don't know how to articulate the benefits of APIs to craft an API strategy. In this session, we'll give a general intro to "the API economy," and winning API strategies in that economy. We'll introduce several models, tools, practical checklists, and discuss concrete API program do's and don'ts. Topics that we'll cover include business drivers for APIs and API management, API strategy models and methodology, case study examples from actual teams, best practices of successful API teams, and practical checklists. The session will be a mix of presentations, discussions, and hands-on activities. 45 Minutes Breakout session Manfred Bortenschlager
S102874 - Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated + Google Cloud Platform: The leading enterprise container platform on the container-optimized cloud Together, Google and Red Hat have helped make Kubernetes the most popular, fastest growing container management platform. Come learn about how OpenShift Dedicated (Red Hat's managed OpenShift service) on Google's container optimized cloud can help you realize the benefits of Kubernetes, containers, and cloud native application patterns. We will cover the merits of the service, how to get started, and how to augment your OpenShift Dedicated applications with Google's broad and growing suite of big data, machine learning, and infrastructure services. 45 Minutes Breakout session Sathish Balakrishnan
Martin Buhr
S103732 - Getting more from open source—process and culture As well as implementing open source products and collaborating with open source, organizations increasingly want to harness the power of open source in their organizations. In this session, we'll discuss some key enterprise activities and approaches and provide some specific examples used by Red Hat Consulting. This includes communities of practice (CoP), inner sourcing, and developing policies and best practice for open source adoption. These approaches will be backed up with specific examples and their results, and we'll look at outline strategies for organizations. 45 Minutes Breakout session Malcolm Herbert
Chris Jenkins
S103938 - The art of blameless retrospectives Retrospectives are not just about making you feel bad for missing your commitments, pointing fingers at your colleagues, and hearing your more talkative team members go on and on. They are supposed to help your team learn how to nimbly respond to failure and empower you to change the things that are not working for you. However, older management styles have helped us learn and perfect the arts of finger-pointing, competition, and siloism as methods of achieving success in the workplace. This talk is for anyone who participates in retrospectives, doesn’t always feel they are useful, and wants to learn a better way to accomplish the intended goal. 45 Minutes Breakout session Jennifer Krieger
S104078 - GPUs: Using HMM to blur the lines between CPU and GPU programming HMM (Heteregeneous Memory Management) is the name of an upcoming Linux kernel patchset, authored by Red Hat's Jerome Glisse. The patchset enables graphics processing unit (GPU) programmers (CUDA programmers, for example) to write code that treats "a pointer as a pointer": the same pointer values can be used in both central processing unit (CPU) and GPU code. This significantly simplifies both writing new CUDA programs and porting older C/C++ (or even Fortran) programs to use GPU acceleration. In other words, malloc(3) can be called to allocate a buffer on the CPU, and that buffer's address can be passed to a CUDA kernel that runs on the GPU. HMM migrates the pages automatically. This session will cover the improved programming model, some bandwidth and tuning considerations, and possibly kernel implementation details (upon request, if time allows). 45 Minutes Breakout session John Hubbard
Jérôme Glisse
S104110 - An overview and roadmap of Red Hat Development Suite Devtools placeholder session that will be completed once product marketing plan is in place. 45 Minutes Breakout session Denis Golovin
S104615 - MicroProfile: Optimizing Java EE for a microservices architecture MicroProfile is a community-led effort to bring microservices to Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) across multiple implementations, including WildFly Swarm, IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile, Apache TomEE, Payara Micro, and Hammock. In this session, we'll briefly introduce MicroProfile, then discuss its current technical and community status, including efforts to standardize Java EE microservices. We'll then have a community discussion on what technologies we should tackle as a community. Do you want to see a standard Circuit breaker application programming interface (API)? Service discovery? Configuration? Join us to share your thoughts. 45 Minutes Breakout session John Clingan
Ken Finnigan
S105000 - Red Hat JBoss EAP management with Red Hat CloudForms Mainstream adoption of public and private cloud, containers, and container orchestration is accelerating and changing the requirements for middleware management solutions. With the addition of Red Hat JBoss Middleware management to Red Hat CloudForms, users can monitor and manage JBoss EAP in traditional virtual environments as well as containers and hybrid cloud environments. This session will show the value of the new middleware integration with Red Hat CloudForms and demonstrate EAP management through Red Hat CloudForms. 45 Minutes Breakout session Thomas Heute
John Doyle
S105168 - The Open Innovation Labs DevOps experience DevOps is foundational to the world’s highest-performing information technology organizations. But more than anything else, DevOps is about culture, and culture can be elusive. To help our customers experience how a DevOps culture can accelerate their innovative ideas, Red Hat launched Red Hat Open Innovation Labs. In this session, Justin Holmes and Øystein Bedin from Open Innovation Labs will share their story building a DevOps culture for the Labs' core team. In this session, you'll learn about: Behaviors and processes to enable collaboration between development and operations. How tools like Ansible by Red Hat and Red Hat OpenShift can help facilitate communication between team members. How Open Innovation Labs provide an environment for Red Hat customers to experience the unique advantages of a DevOps culture. 45 Minutes Breakout session Justin Holmes
Øystein Bedin
S107224 - Why storage matters for your digital transformation [TBD] 45 Minutes Breakout session Ross Turk
S107378 - Agile integration in action Complete abstract TBD.  Presentation and demo of integration technologies. 45 Minutes Breakout session David Codelli
Christina WEI MEI LIN
S111024 - Partner session 24 Abstract to come soon. 45 Minutes Breakout session
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