CentOS Dojo at CERN

500-1-001 - Main Auditorium (CERN)

500-1-001 - Main Auditorium


CERN 385 Route de Meyrin 1217 Meyrin Suisse
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Jarek Polok (CERN) , Rich Bowen , Thomas Oulevey (CERN)

A One Day Learning and Sharing Experience

The CentOS Dojo's are a one day event, organized around the world, that bring together people from the CentOS Communities to talk about systems administration, best practices in Linux centric activities and emerging technologies of note. The emphasis is to find local speakers and tutors to come together and talk about things that they care about most, and to share stories from their experiences working with CentOS in various scenarios.


We suggest you to pick up a hotel close to the railway station in Geneva, which is also close to the tram line number 18 ( Direct to CERN, ).

Hotels close to the railway station can be found here.

Some of the hotels close to the railway station that we can recommend:

Some of the hotels close to CERN that we can recommend:

The Cointrin airport is a taxi journey from CERN (around 35 CHF). All of the hotels mentioned above have a shuttle service to and from the airport (and CERN). 

Videoconference Rooms
CentOS Dojo
Thomas Oulevey
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    • 08:00 09:00
      Coffee and Informal Discussion 1h
    • 09:00 09:10
      Welcome and useful information 10m
      Speaker: Thomas Oulevey (CERN)
      • Welcome and useful information. 5m
        Speakers: Belmiro Moreira (CERN) , Thomas Oulevey (CERN)
      • CERN and Openstack : status and future. 20m
        Speaker: Belmiro Moreira (CERN)
      • CERN Storage overview 15m
        Speaker: Herve Rousseau (CERN)
    • 09:10 09:30
      CERN Cloud Infrastructure 20m
      Speaker: Belmiro Moreira (CERN)
    • 09:30 09:45
      Storage at CERN 15m
      Speaker: Herve Rousseau (CERN)
    • 09:50 10:20
      CentOS Status and Future 30m
    • 10:20 10:40
      Coffee 20m
    • 10:40 11:10
      Supporting the deployment of CentOS in Amazon EC2, David Duncan 30m

      Cloud Images of CentOS are available for use on Amazon EC2 in hybrid architecture. This is a review of techniques and requirements for the integration of on-premises resources with cloud resources. David will start with core concepts in networking, Amazon EC2 compute concepts, and core service options for compute, storage, and databases. Learn to use the breadth of services and partners in the AWS ecosystem to enhance your workloads. Explores what you need to run your existing enterprise applications on AWS with support and high performance.

    • 11:10 11:45
      AMA with the board and SIG leaders 35m
    • 11:45 13:30
      Lunch 1h 45m
    • 13:30 14:00
      Niels de Vos: Storage SIG update 30m

      The state of storage in CentOS 7.4, covering Gluster and Ceph.

    • 14:00 14:30
      Matthias Runge: CentOS Opstools SIG 30m

      It's roughly a year since we created the Opstools SIG. We'll take a look at what's happening there, what tools we (don't) have.

    • 14:30 15:00
      Haïkel Guémar: Cloud SIG update 30m

      The progress in the Cloud SIG and RDO projects over the OpenStack Pike cycle.

    • 15:00 15:30
      Coffee 30m
    • 15:30 16:00
      System containers on CentOS - Giuseppe Scrivano 30m

      System containers is the suggested solution for running system services in a container on Atomic Host, they also work on systems not managed by OSTree. System containers use systemd to manage the lifecyle of a service and runC, the same container runtime used by Docker, to spawn the container.

      This talk addresses users and developers that are interested in running system services in containers.

    • 16:00 16:30
      CentOS and 3rd part repositories, Nicolas Chauvet 30m

      Well known repositories provide additional content for CentOS related to several components: CUDA, Out of tree Kernel modules, Multimedia, AltArch, etc. This talk is about one of them and will attempt to describe the resources and plan of the project. It will ask where to draw the line between CentOS and 3rd party area. And try to extend features with community contributions; if ever this cannot be addressed by CentOS SIG for various reasons.

    • 17:00 19:00
      Thank you party. Drinks and food.
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