Today was second day of the two-day Structure conference here in San Francisco. Cloud was the topic du jours with heavy referencing of big data and concepts and projects such as OpenFlow, Open Compute and OpenStack. The format consisted mainly of moderated panels seated in comfy chairs with break out sessions scheduled a couple of times during the day.
While some of the panels and speakers were quite enlightening, I find the true benefit of a show like Structure comes from the networking and hallway conversations that occur. One such conversation was one I had with Jonathan Bryce of Rackspace about the incubation program they have just launched for OpenStack.
Some of the ground Jonathan covers:
- Dealing with the question of how to expand OpenStack and include new projects
- The initial three core projects: Compute, Object Storage and Image Service
- The first two projects that have been approved for incubation: a dashboard and “keystone”
Stay tuned for more interviews from Structure 11.
Pau for now…