FIWARE participation in the OpenStack Summit

Jun 27, 2016Industry

Silvio Cretti and Daniele Pizzolli (CREATE-NET) presented FIWARE and their experimentation environment, FIWARE Lab, to a large audience at the OpenStack Summit, held in Austin from April 25th to April 29th 2016. The OpenStack Summit is a high impact forum of discussion of technological novelties and trends around the OpenStack ecosystem. This event attracts twice a every year a vibrant crowd of developers and market makers that this time reached a peak of an estimated audience of 7,500 attendees during the keynote sessions on the first day.

Daniele took the opportunity to discuss the present offering and foreseeable results of FIWARE Ops with other participants of the Summit and got good all acknowledged of this as a potential contribution of FIWARE to the OpenStack Community.

Silvio represented CREATE-NET, Telefonica and the UPM presenting FIWARE Lab as a case study of OpenStack based multi-region cloud monitorization. This topic is particularly relevant in this context; because, according to the OpenStack Foundation 2016 Survey, FIWARE Lab is among the top 30% infrastructures based on OpenStack in terms of size and user base.

After summarizing the objectives and main features of FIWARE and FIWARE Lab, the talk focused on the Health solution tool and the performance monitoring of FIWARE Lab leaning on a customized architecture based on OpenStack Ceilometer and Monasca. The talk has attracted the interest of the Monasca Community, that proposed a future collaboration for the development and enhancement of the functionalities currently provided by Monasca incorporating contributions from the FIWARE technologies.

You can now watch the full intervention here.

— Fernando López Aguilar – Technology Expert at Telefónica I+D


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