CloudStack Collaboration
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The Biggest Get-together of the Global CloudStack Community

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CloudStack Collaboration Conference is an in-person get-together for the global CloudStack community and people interested in open-source technology.
The event is aimed at developers, operators and users to discuss and evolve the open-source software, its functionality and real-world operability. This event will introduce you to the CloudStack family, community leaders, project members and contributors.
Event Location
CCC 2024 will be taking place in the Orense34 Meeting Place in Madrid. The venue is situated in the financial heart of Madrid, next to Paseo de la Castellana.
Tickets
All of the money received from tickets to the event are spent solely on the event and its organisation. This means that by attending #CSCollab2024, you are supporting the CloudStack community and project.
Please note that free passes are issued to: Speakers, Sponsors, Students and Committers.

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Each Ticket includes:

Hackathon Participation, Access to all sessions and workshops, Access to the Exhibitors zone, Coffee breaks, Lunch included for Nov 21 and Nov 22, Welcome drinks after the talks on Nov 21, Welcome bag with a CloudStack T-shirt and swags.

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If you are a committer to the CloudStack project or you are a student interested to develop in an open-source community, you are eligible for a free ticket. Get in touch via info@cloudstackcollab.org to request a 100% discount code to use at registration.

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CloudStack Collaboration Conference is the most significant global CloudStack and open-source cloud builders event. CloudStack is used by some of the world’s largest telecoms, enterprises and Fortune 100 companies. Join the event as a sponsor and get the chance to meet and network with senior staff and C-level executives from these companies. Sponsoring this event allows you to engage with a large number of developers, cloud architects and technical leaders. By partnering with CloudStack Collaboration Conference you get brand visibility into one of the most dynamic and vibrant open-source communities globally.

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View the 2023 CloudStack
Collaboration Conference Speakers Below!

The session recordings from last year’s CCC are now available on the Apache CloudStack YouTube channel!

Get inspiration from the best minds in the community. From technical know-how to real business examples of CloudStack implementations, we’ve got you covered.

Nicolas Vazquez

Software Engineer, ShapeBlue

Wido den Hollander

CTO, Your.Online

Wei Zhou

Software Engineer, ShapeBlue

Alexandre Mattioli

Cloud Architect, ShapeBlue

Vladimir Petrov

Software Engineer, ShapeBlue

Venko Moyankov

Solutions Architect, StorPool Storage

Grégoire Lamodière

Co-founder, DIMSI

Philipp Reisner

CEO, LINBIT

Dahn Hoogland

Software Engineer, ShapeBlue

Andrija Panic

Cloud Architect, ShapeBlue

Boris Stoyanov

Software Engineer, ShapeBlue

Magali Pervan

Senior Scrumaster, DIMSI Partner

Rohit Yadav

VP of Engineering, ShapeBlue

Giles Sirett

CEO, ShapeBlue

Vishesh Jindal

Software Engineer, ShapeBlue

Marco Sinhoreli

Technical Marketing Manager, ShapeBlue

Jithin Raju

Cloud Architect, ShapeBlue

Swen Brüseke

Managing Director, proIO GmbH

Abhishek Kumar

Software Engineer, ShapeBlue

Kiran Chavala

QA Engineer, ShapeBlue

Harikrishna Patnala

Software Engineer, ShapeBlue

Pearl Dsilva

Software Engineer, ShapeBlue

Jonas Willén

Lecturer, KTH

Pierre Le Fèvre

Cloud Architect, KTH

Emil Karlsson

Cloud Architect, KTH

Stephan Bienek

Head of Hosting, weSytems

Ozhan Karaman

DevOps Kubernetes Specialist, Zebra Stack

Alex Ivanov

Product Lead, StorPool Storage

Ayush Pandey

Masters Student, University of Colorado

MD Rasel

Manager, Technology, BRACNet

Rene Peinthor

Software Developer, LINBIT

Pierre Charton

Senior Developer, DIMSI

Ousmane Diarra

Consultant, DIMSI

Joffrey Luangsaysana

Systems Engineer, DIMSI

Olivier Lambert

CEO, Vates

Andrei Semenov

System Developer, Vates

Charles Schulz

Chief Strategy Officer, Vates

Aron Wagner

CEO, American Cloud

Rene Glover

Director - Technology, AT&T

Alex Dometrius

Associate Director - Technology, AT&T

Ivet Petrova

Marketing Director, ShapeBlue

Matthias Dhellin

Consultant, DIMSI

David Nölte

IT Manager, Mitteldeutsche IT GmbH

Nathan Gleason

CTO, American Cloud

Chidambara Shashikiran

Sr Consultant, DELL

Florian Coulombel

Principal Software Engineer, DELL
CCC 2023 Event schedule
THURSDAY
November 23rd
FRIDAY
November 24th
08:30 - 9:30
Registration
Come early in the morning to get a coffee and your CloudStack Collaboration Conference badge!
9:30 - 9:35
Welcome / CCC Opening
Welcome speech to open the CloudStack Collaboration Conference!
9:35 - 10:20
State of the Union
Rohit Yadav, VP Apache CloudStack
The Apache CloudStack project has had another exciting year – with growth in adoption, functionality and community size.  In the project’s annual State of The Union talk, the current VP of the project, Rohit Yadav, will reflect on the last year of project collaboration, developments in CloudStack and community activity. He will set out how he sees the project developing over the next few years.
10:20 - 10:50
What’s New in CloudStack 4.19
Abhishek Kumar, ShapeBlue
This session will give a brief introduction of the new and exciting feature in the latest (upcoming) CloudStack LTS release, ie, 4.19.0. The discussion will include the details on the timeline of the CloudStack 4.19.0 release, overview of some of the marquee, new feature of the release – Object storage framework, KVM ingestion, Hypervisor agnostic simple DRS, CAPC aware CKS, OAuth2, DRaaS with Multi zone disaster recovery, etc and a summary of improvements added since the previous major LTS release of the CloudStack, ie, 4.18.0.
11:00 - 11:30
Keynote Talk: Open Source is Not Dead
Charles Schulz, Vates
Succesful Open Source companies change their business models and then the
open source license they were distributing their software on. More and more
it feels like Open Source is just a marketing buzzword designed to lure
customers to a particular solution. On the regulatory front, the EU is
implementing the CRA and handling software as it were trucks
manufacturing. Is there any hope left for Open Source? Has it failed in
delivering its premise?
Fear not. Open Source’s not dead. It has already won and it will prevail
again
11:40 - 12:10
Why and How CloudStack at weSystems
Stephan Bienek, weSystems
Why? What? How? During the session, i will share what made us choose CloudStack as our main platform, we base most of our managed services on. In addition i’ll talk about which services we provide based on CloudStack and share how we integrated and use CloudStack today.
12:20 - 12:50
How We Use CloudStack to Provide Managed Hosting
Swen Brüseke, ProIO GmbH
I would like to show you how we utilize Cloudstack to provide our customers with managed hosting solutions and versatile public and private cloud solutions, mainly based on open source software.
13:00 - 13:45
Panel Discussion: Apache CloudStack Question Time
Giles Sirett, Wido den Hollander, Stephan Bienek, Swen Brüseke
Panel group – taking a range of submitted questions from the audience (across any subject). Include red card challenge.
13:45 - 14:30 - Lunch Break
14:30 - 15:00 - Safran 1
KVM Security Groups Under the Hood
Wido den Hollander, Your.Online
They are just a few clicks in the UI or a single API call, but how do security groups work at KVM hypervisor level? How do they filter traffic and what else do they do in addition to firewalling? What Anti-Spoofing policies are implemented by the security groups?

In this talk we’ll dive into the specifics of the security groups on the KVM hypervisor for both IPv4 and IPv6

14:30 - 15:00 - Safran 2
Elevating Privacy and Security in CloudStack
Boris Stoyanov, ShapeBlue
In an increasingly interconnected digital landscape, safeguarding data privacy and ensuring robust security measures are paramount. CloudStack offers a dynamic ecosystem for deploying and managing cloud resources. However, to fully harness its potential, it is crucial to address privacy and security concerns effectively.

This presentation explores the realm of possibilities and demonstrates how CloudStack can enhance the privacy and security of your cloud deployments. We will examine practical approaches to protect sensitive data, fortify communications, and secure your infra against emerging threats. Join us on a journey to discover how CloudStack can be your trusted ally in the quest for a more secure and private cloud environment.

15:10 - 15:40 - Safran 1
Migrating VMware Infra to KVM Using CloudStack
Nicolas Vazquez, ShapeBlue
In this session Nicolas will present a new feature, targeted for CloudStack 4.19, which allows administrators to migrate Instances from a VMware environment (external or connected to CloudStack) and import them into a KVM CloudStack-managed environment.
15:10 - 15:40 - Safran 2
Updates on the LINSTOR Driver for CloudStack
Rene Peinthor, LINBIT
About two Years ago, the LINSTOR driver for CloudStack was merged into the CloudStack code base, and it has received updates since then. Rene will give you a quick overview of LINSTOR/DRBD and the driver, followed by more details on recently added features.
One is the ability to optionally store data snapshots on secondary storage, about making deep copies of templates vs. using snapshots, about using LINSTOR/DRBD on XCP-ng hypervisors under ApacheCloudStack, and (if finished by November) about VM-snapshots on LINSTOR/DRBD.
15:50 - 16:20 - Safran 1
Zero to Cloud Hero: Crafting a Private Cloud from Scratch with XCP-ng, Xen Orchestra and CloudStack
Olivier Lambert, Vates
Dive into the seamless integration of the Vates stack as the foundation for your CloudStack deployment. In this workshop, you’ll witness the power and simplicity of XCP-ng and Xen Orchestra. From a blank slate to a fully operational private cloud, we will guide you through each pivotal step. Learn how to streamline your cloud setup process and unlock the potential of a private cloud infrastructure that’s both efficient and easy to manage. Join us to discover how to transform bare metal into a cloud powerhouse in mere minutes.
15:50 - 16:20 - Safran 2
VNF Integration and Support in CloudStack
Wei Zhou, ShapeBlue
In this session Wei will present how CloudStack 4.19 adds the capability to easily and quickly perform a light-touch integration of networking appliances with ACS, allowing for operators to offer a broader range of networking services while empowering end-users to effortlessly deploy their own virtualized network functions.
16:30 - 17:00 - Safran 1
Developments to CloudStack’s SDN ecosystem: Integration with VMWare NSX 4
Pearl Dsilva, Alexandre Mattioli, ShapeBlue
In recent releases, Apache CloudStack has been evolving towards richer support for Software Defined Networking (SDN) solutions. In ACS 4.18, we introduced integration with Tungsten Fabric SDN, which opened ACS to several long awaiting features such as overlay networks, BGP, MPLS and other sophisticated networking capabilities. We now are working towards integrating VMWare NSX 4 with CloudStack, which will enable agile software-defined infrastructure for building cloud-native micro-segmented application environments on VMWare using CloudStack.
In this talk, we will delve into the expansion of ACS’s SDN ecosystem with the integration of VMWare NSX 4, thus enabling operators to make informed decisions regarding the right SDN platform for their CloudStack deployment, we’ll also look into what it takes to create a new network provider in CloudStack.
16:30 - 17:00 - Safran 2
Backroll, News and Demo
Pierre Charton, Matthias Dhellin, Ousmane Diarra, DIMSI
Pierre, Matthias, and Ousmane will demonstrate the new Backroll version, with a new and easy installation process.
They will also give a demo of the new features of the project and its integration with CloudStack, providing an all-in-one solution.
17:10 - 17:40 - Safran 1
Backup and Disaster Recovery with CloudStack and StorPool - Workshop
Venko Moyankov, StorPool
One of the main shortcomings of CloudStack compared to VMware is the lack of built-in support for disaster recovery. In this workshop we’ll show how you can build a cloud using Apache CloudStack and StorPool storage that features disaster recovery capabilities and off-site backups.

We’ll show a reference architecture of the solution, followed by a live demo on how to set backup policies, backup virtual machines and recover the VMs in a site-down event.

The workshop will allow an open discussion about the practical aspects of implementing a DR service, difficulties to build such solutions and how to address them.

17:10 - 17:40 - Safran 2
Mitigating Common CloudStack Instance Deployment Failures
Jithin Raju, ShapeBlue
A discussion on the common failures when using CloudStack taking instance deployment as an example. The session includes 15 specific failure scenarios, their causes, and possible mitigation steps.
9:30 - 10:00 - Safran 1
How to Re-use Old Hardware with CloudStack. Saving Money and the Environment
Wido den Hollander, Your.Online
CloudStack allows you to use older hardware for a longer time in your cloud environment. By using older hardware for a longer time you can save money and the environment by not producing new hardware.
9:30 - 10:00 - Safran 2
Hypervisor Agnostic DRS in CloudStack - Brief overview & demo
Vishesh Jindal, ShapeBlue
I have been working on the feature hypervisor-agnostic DRS in Cloudstack. We will briefly overview the implementation and discuss the algorithms currently available and how they can improve resource allocation and workload balancing in virtualized environments. Additionally, we will showcase a live demo of hypervisor agnostic DRS in action, highlighting its capabilities and effectiveness.
10:10 - 10:40 - Safran 1
Building a Software Makerspace with CloudStack to Drive Innovation by Improving Learning and Research Abilities at Universities
Jonas Willén, Pierre Le Fèvre, Emil Karlsson, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
A makerspace today is focused on turning ideas into physical prototypes by providing resources in terms of tools and infrastructure. In a university, a makerspace provides students with an opportunity to build a portfolio. Students experiment through an entire development life cycle by creating prototypes for each stage of a cycle. It has been shown to be a productive method for learning.

To the best of our knowledge, software development is yet to be included in the makerspace concept. In the case of our software makerspace, it is following the same principles as a traditional makerspace for device and mechanical prototyping, but instead provides software development tools. One such indispensable tool is cloud-based infrastructure. A cloud facilitates rapid prototyping of machine learning tools, microservices, IoT data mining, etc. In this talk, we present our approach to extend the concept of a makerspace to software development using a student developed private cloud. We present the method we used to gather requirements from various researchers and students. We also present the final design and the current implementation of the cloud using Apache CloudStack. Finally, we discuss how other universities could implement their own software makerspace and its benefits.

10:10 - 10:40 - Safran 2
DRBD Deep Dive
Philipp Reisner, LINBIT
LINSTOR/DRBD became a primary storage option for ApacheCloudStack nearly two years ago. In this session, Philipp will share insights about the internals of DRBD, the data-path part of the data-storage solution.

Knowing about DRBD’s meta-data, the activity log, and the bitmap will enable you to make more educated decisions when it comes to selecting the right hardware for your next ApacheCloudStack+LINSTOR+DRBD deployment.

When your servers have different storage tiers, what are the advantages and trade-offs regarding putting data and meta-data on different tiers?

Recently, DRBD got a new transport, load-balancing TCP, that joins the existing TCP transport, and the RDMA transport received important updates. Looking beyond DRBD, what is important to know when selecting the RAID level and data alignment? Philipp will conclude the session with comments regarding LVM compared to ZFS.

10:50 - 11:20 - Safran 1
Setting Up Your First CloudStack Environment with Beginners Challenges
MD Rasel, BRACNet
Are you eager to embark on your journey into the world of cloud computing with Apache CloudStack but don’t know where to start? Join us in this informative session designed especially for beginners. We will guide you through the essential steps of setting up your very first CloudStack environment, from initial installation to basic configuration.

Objective:
This session aims to equip newcomers to Apache CloudStack with the fundamental knowledge and practical skills required to establish their own cloud infrastructure. We’ll address common challenges that beginners often encounter during the setup process and provide valuable insights on how to overcome them.

Key Topics:

Introduction to Apache CloudStack
Prerequisites and system requirements
Step-by-step installation and configuration
Creating and managing virtual machines (VMs)
Networking essentials in CloudStack
Storage options and management
User and role management
Troubleshooting common beginner issues

Audience:
This session is tailored for individuals who are new to Apache CloudStack or cloud computing in general. No prior experience with CloudStack is required, making it suitable for beginners seeking to gain a solid foundation in cloud infrastructure management.

Format:
The session will consist of a combination of presentations and live demonstrations. Attendees will have the opportunity to follow along with the setup process in real-time and ask questions during Q&A sessions.

10:50 - 11:20 - Safran 2
Transitioning from VMware vCloud to Apache CloudStack: A Path to Profitability and Competitiveness
Marco Sinhoreli, ShapeBlue
In this session, we will explore the potential of migrating from VMware vCloud to Apache CloudStack with KVM. VMware vCloud Suite is a robust cloud infrastructure and management solution that combines vSphere and vRealize Suite, providing automation and operations capabilities for traditional and modern infrastructure and apps. However, the transition to Apache CloudStack can offer enhanced profitability and competitiveness.

We will delve into the benefits of Apache CloudStack, including its cost-effectiveness and open-source nature, and discuss how a gradual migration from VMware vCloud can reduce ownership costs, increase profitability, and enhance competitiveness. We will also cover the practical steps and considerations in planning and executing this transition effectively.

11:30 - 12:00 - Safran 1
CloudStack and GitOps at Enterprise Scale
Alex Dometrius, Rene Glover, AT&T
Our team recently embarked on a journey with CloudStack and have since deployed a solution which encompasses multiple data-centers. This talk will focus on how we are using open source tools like CloudStack, FreeIPA, and Metal as a Service (MaaS) to support KVM-based VM provisioning at an enterprise scale within a GitOps model.
11:30 - 12:00 - Safran 2
2FA and OAuth2 in CloudStack
Andrija Panic, ShapeBlue
This talk is about authentication and authorization – Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) and OAuth2 explaining their critical roles in enhancing security and user experience within the realm of Apache CloudStack.
With Two-Factor Authentication (2FA), we strengthen the authentication process, mitigate password-related or usual login vulnerabilities, and ensure compliance with security standards.
On the other side of the authentication spectrum, OAuth2, the industry-standard authorization framework, simplifies the process of granting access to resources. We will discuss how this can be used and how it fits in CloudStack.
12:10 - 12:40 - Safran 1
Centralized Logging Feature in CloudStack using ELK and Grafana
Kiran Chavala, ShapeBlue
In this session, I will demonstrate how to centralize all the Cloudstack related logs in one place using Elastic Search and generate beautiful dashboads in Grafana.

This session will simplify the troubleshooting process involved with Cloudstack and will quickly help to resolve the issue.

12:10 - 12:40 - Safran 2
DRaaS using Snapshot copy and destination selection (DRaaS)
Alexandre Mattioli, ShapeBlue
Apache CloudStack 4.19 introduces the capability for end-users to copy their root disk or volume snapshots to one (or more) ACS Zones without operator intervention. In this talk we’ll see how this simple yet powerful new feature enables for end-users to control where their data resides and for operators to provide low-cost and robust DRaaS to their customers.
12:50 - 13:20 - Safran 1
Use Existing Assets to Build a Powerful In-house Cloud Solution
Magali Pervan, Joffrey Luangsaysana, Grégoire Lamodière, DIMSI
How to minimize the impact when it’s time to implement a cloud solution for automating internal workloads and delivering efficient solutions?
Magali, Joffrey, and Grégoire will present a case study of a successful hardware reuse project, including key metrics:
Business objectives
Performance objectives
Financial objectives
12:50 - 13:20 - Safran 2
CloudStack Managed User Data and Demo
Harikrishna Patnala, ShapeBlue
We know existing Userdata support in CloudStack enables users to inject custom scripts or data into virtual machines during provisioning, facilitating automation and customization of VM setup and configuration. The talk is about delevering the extended support of userdata with “Managed UserData” which enables users to register and manage their own UserData script(s) as a CloudStack resource and followed by a demo.
13:20 - 14:30 - Lunch Break
14:30 - 15:00 - Safran 1
Project Sustainability and Vendor Contributions in an Apache Governance Model - Panel
Ivet Petrova, Dahn Hoogland and Alex Ivanov
This Panel will discuss the Apache CloudStack project sustainability and vendor contributions in an Apache Governance Model. The participants will present the different points of view from the development perspective, vendor contributions and PMCs. Panellists will share their perspectives on how to help the project grow, increase its visibility and ensure its longevity and healthy development.
14:30 - 15:00 - Safran 2
Enabling DPU Hardware Accelerators in XCP-ng Cloud Platform Environment
Andrei Semenov, Vates
In cloud computing environments, VMs require fast access to resources like storage and networking. The hardware that the VMs access is implemented in software and/or by passing through a dedicated hardware device. Software-based solutions consume extra CPU cycles, thus resulting in poor performance. Also, these require to expose a device-model to the guest, thus increasing the attack surface. Conversely, hardware passthrough provides better performance and security but can be expensive in terms of the number of physical resources, since each device is dedicated to a single VM. This talk focuses on how in Vates we are working on sharing hardware resources among VMs by relying on dedicated processors named Data Processing Units (DPU). More precisely, we work on offloading Xen hypervisor of storage emulation by relying on Kalray K200 DPU PCIe controllers, a hardware accelerator based on MPPA architecture.
15:10 - 15:40 - Safran 1
CloudStack Object Storage - An Introduction
Vladimir Petrov, ShapeBlue
CloudStack 4.19 introdues a new framework for object storage. In this talk, Vladi will explain what has driven this development, the architecture chosen and current integration points with Object store providers
15:10 - 15:40 - Safran 2
Confidence in CloudStack
Aron Wagner, Nathan Gleason, American Cloud
In an ever growing landscape of thousands of virtualization and cloud native projects it can be hard to understand what projects reliably just work. Fortunately for the growing community at CloudStack that is precisely what we have found.
15:50 - 16:20 - Safran 1
Declarative Kubernetes Cluster Deployment with Cloudstack and Cluster API
Ozhan Karaman, Zebra Stack Ltd.
Are you currently managing Kubernetes clusters in the cloud and considering a transition to on-premises infrastructure using Cloudstack? Join us at the Cloudstack Collaboration Conference for an exciting demonstration of how you can deploy Kubernetes clusters in a declarative manner, leveraging the capabilities of Cloudstack and Cluster API. In this demo, I will showcase a comprehensive solution that combines Packer, Gitlab CI, ArgoCD, Cluster API, and Cluster Autoscaler to create a seamless on-premises deployment strategy adaptable to diverse requirements over Cloudstack Infrasturcture
15:50 - 16:20 - Safran 2
Extending KVM Host HA for Non-NFS Storage
Alex Ivanov, StorPool
The current KVM Host HA feature depends on the existence of an NFS primary storage to detect which nodes are online, even if other types of primary storage are used. We extend the HA feature to allow other methods to be used for this. The new implementation adds support for using StorPool Storage for HA heartbeats, removing the need for NFS primary storage. The solution developed by StorPool allows new storage vendors and protocols to be added easily.
16:30 - 17:00 - Safran 1
Live Demo Showcase: Unveiling Dell PowerFlex’s IaaS Capabilities with Apache CloudStack
Chidambara Shashikiran, Florian Coulombel, DELL EMC
Dell PowerFlex is the latest storage platform to offer advanced integration with Apache CloudStack. Powerflex, a software-defined platform,  has built a reputation for performance, agility, and scalability and is already being used in a number of large-scale CloudStack IaaS environments.

Join us to see the live demo of the integration and automation capabilities.

Some of the key features to be showcased are:

  • Infrastructure Provisioning and Configuration
  • VM operations & lifecycle management
  • Infrastructure Management & Monitoring
16:30 - 17:00 - Safran 2
Import Export Virtual Machine for KVM Hypervisor
Ayush Pandey, Masters Student at University of Colorado
I will be talking about my contribution as a GSoC Contributor for implementing the Import-Export Instances feature for the KVM Hypervisor
10:00 - 10:30 - New York City Hall
What's Coming In CloudStack 4.18
Boris Stoyanov, ShapeBlue
A first-look at some of the work-in-progress features due in the upcoming CloudStack 4.18 release.
10:40 - 11:25 - New York Hall
Beating The Hyperscalers With A High-performance, Cost-efficient Cloud With Apiculus And StorPool
Alex Ivanov, Sunando Bhattacharya, Kshitish Purohit
Setting up and operating a public cloud that is not only hyperscale-grade, but can actually beat the hyperscalers, requires a unique combination of a high-performance, cost-efficient and UX-first approach. In this workshop, IndiQus and StorPool will showcase how the Apiculus and StorPool solutions, together with CloudStack, can create that winning formula for local, domestic and regional cloud providers.
10:40 - 11:25 - City Hall
Integrating CyberSecurity Active Measures Into CloudStack Kubernetes Service
Jesus ESCOLAR, EXELERYS
Cloud Native adoption is part of all Cloud Adoption programs. Companies are evaluating how to migrate to newer, flexible and automated platforms. Cloud Native provides answers but also constraints. Cloud Native solutions build themselves across the business, but who’s securing them? In this talk, we will discuss the security procedural and functional needs for Cloud Native. We will discuss how these controls can be applied for CloudStack. And what open-source security options are available today for CloudStack. We will close with where the future leading towards Cloud Native security for CloudStack.
11:35 - 12:05 - City Hall
UI Test Cases With CloudStack
Magali Pervan & Navid Abdoul, DIMSI
Each Cloudstack update is a critical process to prevent production issues. At DIMSI, we aim to reduce downtimes and regressions as much as possible for our end users. We are now implementing automated UI Tests to cover all main use cases whenever a new release is published. Navid and Magali will be giving an overview of how it is being done, and the next steps, including potential integration inside the code project
11:35 - 12:05 - New York Hall
Using AI To Place VMs On Hypervisors
Sina Kashipazha, Leaseweb
CloudStack’s VM placement policies don’t fit the current need of the industry. We have to create external tools to load balance VMs on hosts. We have an idea (which is under heavy development) to implement an AI algorithm to manage VM placement on a host. The algorithm is triggered based on a criteria (like when there is no place for a VM with 64G Ram and 32 core), which results in changing the placement of the VMs on a system. I am looking forward to sharing this idea with the community and getting their feedback.
12:15 - 13:15 - City Hall
Upgrading From Rovius CloudPlatform to Apache CloudStack
Andrija Panic, ShapeBlue
As many organizations prefer the freedom of open-source Apache CloudStack to commercial distributions, the need to migrate seamlessly to CloudStack is increasing. In this practical, demo-led talk, Andrija will look at the steps required to make a reliable migration from Accelerite’s Rovius Cloud platform to Apache CloudStack.
12:15 - 13:15 - New York Hall
Next-Gen Virtual Routers And Zero Downtime Upgrades
Rohit Yadav, ShapeBlue
CloudStack 4.17 finally reached a point where upgrades can be performed with zero network downtime. In this talk, Rohit will:

– look at the history of CloudStack virtual router upgrades and how they have evolved towards this point

– look in detail at the new “Live patching” functionality in CloudStack 4.17 which enables zero downtime upgrades

– discuss the limitations of the new functionality

– demo the new upgrade process

The talk will also discuss the design and implementation of other recent changes in the virtual router, such as:

– systemvmtemplate improvements

– turn-key bundling of systemvmtemplates for automatic setup and upgrades

– deprecation of systemvm.iso

And discuss the future roadmap of VR and related next-gen networking features, the new VR agent and further improvements.

13:15 - 14:15 - Lunch Break - Soho Hall
14:15 - 15:00 - City Hall
News And Development Update Of The CloudStack Tungsten Fabric SDN Plug-in
Sven Vogel, EWERK Group
Demo of the Tungsten Fabric Plugin and what the important features are.
14:15 - 15:00 - New York Hall
Adding New Data Sources And Resources To CloudStack Terraform Provider
Daman Arora, Carleton university
As of today, CloudStack-Terraform Provider v0.4.0 supports 25 resource types, and 1 data source type. It is the first release of CloudStack’s own provider, named CloudStack-Terraform Provider. The following link provides a complete list of Resources and Data Sources: https://registry.terraform.io/providers/cloudstack/cloudstack/latest/docs I am a GSoC contributor for 2022 and am extending the list of Terraform Data Sources and Resources offered by CloudStack Terraform. I am currently working on the following project: CloudStack Terraform Provider – Add datasources for the existing resources https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/programs/2022/projects/ZVraist1 I would like to present a tutorial/workshop as a knowledge transfer session. As CloudStack continues to grow in terms of resources, an explanation of how to extend Terraform provider will be beneficial to anyone who is interested in this area. In addition, I will share technical details regarding the provider during the presentation.
15:10 - 15:55 - City Hall
Productize & Invoice CloudStack Usage
Will Stevens & Daniel Murray, CloudOps
CloudMC is an edge orchestration platform which allows for the productization of backend services, such as Apache CloudStack. In this presentation, we will demonstrate the use of CloudMC’s integration with CloudStack to deliver a suite of monetised self-serve products. The demo will include; pricing, taxation, invoicing, and credit card payments, along with extensive reporting capabilities.
15:10 - 15:55 - New York Hall
StackBill - Simplified Cloud Management Platform
A.J. Mohamed Rafi, StackBill
In this talk, Rafi will be sharing the vision of StackBill and how we  simplified cloud management with Apache Cloudstack.
Key challenges of Datacenters on becoming a Cloud Datacenter and how stackbill solves it. New Features of StackBill added 2022 which would help datacenter, enterprises and telcos on measuring and maximizing their business.
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