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Jaime Melis

May 21, 2019

OpenNebula Techday USA 2014 – The OpenNebula TechDays are full day events to learn about OpenNebula with a hands-on cloud installation and operation workshop, and presentations from community members and users. These events are targeted at cloud architects, data center admins, systems admins, systems integrators, DevOps architects, and solutions architect. The emphasis is to find local speakers and users to come together and talk about things that they care about most, and to share stories from their experiences using OpenNebula.

Venue Sponsor

Hyve logo


The TechDay will be held at

SYNNEX/Hyve Headquarters
44201 Nobel Drive,
Fremont, CA 94538
United States

Hyve Solutions, a division of SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), is a leader in providing large scale deployments of fully integrated racks of purpose-built datacenter servers, storage, and networking solutions that are cost effective and highly energy-efficient due to its unique role as the founding partner and lead integrator for the Open Compute Project (OCP).  Hyve has shipped fully integrated racks to large-scale datacenters for over 10 years.   Hyve is the Integration Partner of choice for deploying scale out data center infrastructure for Private, Public and Hybrid Clouds.

Call for Speakers

Send us an email at if you are interested in speaking at this TechDay and:

  • Sharing cloud use cases and deployment experiences
  • Introducing new integrations and ecosystem developments
  • Describing other related cloud open-source projects and tools

Call for Sponsors

We have sponsorship opportunities available, please send us an email at if you are interested in sponsoring this event.

This is a not for profit event, all funds raised are rolled into the OpenNebula promo fund and will be used for further OpenNebula TechDay Events.


Registrations are running via EventBrite. Registration is free and includes refreshments and lunch on the day.

The number of seats is limited  to ensure there is plenty of opportunity for everyone to interact. We encourage everyone to register as early as possible.

Agenda and Speakers

Agenda includes a hands-on cloud installation and operation workshop, and presentations from OpenNebula community members and users.

9:00-13:00: Hands-on Workshop

Jaime Melis, Engineer at OpenNebula and C12G Labs
This hands-on tutorial will give an overview of how OpenNebula is used to build and operate private clouds. The attendees will build, configure and operate their own OpenNebula cloud.


  • An introduction to cloud computing with OpenNebula
  • The architecture of the cloud
  • Planning and installing OpenNebula
  • Configuration and basic usage


The target audience is devops and system administrators interested in deploying a private cloud solution, or in the integration of OpenNebula with other platform.

Skills Gained

  • Describe the features and benefits of using virtualization and clouds
  • Describe different architectures for a cloud that can be deployed with OpenNebula
  • Deployment and basic configuration OpenNebula
  • Basic operation of an OpenNebula cloud instance


No prior OpenNebula skills are required, but participants should have working knowledge of virtualization, networking and Unix/Linux systems.


The workshop includes hands-on exercises to be performed using attendee’s wifi-enabled laptops with VirtualBox installed. The attendees will build, configure and operate their own OpenNebula cloud.

13:00-14:00: Lunch

14:00-17:30: Presentations

14:00 – 14:30: Introduction to the TechDays

Ignacio M. Llorente, CEO at OpenNebula and C12G Labs
OpenNebula is a product defined by its users and based on the feedback of real production deployments, that is why events such as this one are very important to the project. The future roadmap will also be discussed. Slides.

14:30 – 15:00: New Features in OpenNebula

Rubén S. Montero, Chief Architect at OpenNebula and C12G Labs
Discover exciting features in OpenNebula with a live demo. Everything from Application Flow and Auto-Scaling to Application-Insight and Federated environments. Slides.

15:00 – 15:30: OCP Open Rack

Conor Malone, VP of Engineering HYVE Solutions
HYVE Solutions, the leader in OCP Solutions deployment, will explain the advantages and characteristics of the OCP Open Rack. Using OpenNebula in conjuction with OCP Open Rack delivers a robust On-Premise Cloud Solution.

15:30 – 15:45: Coffee Break

15:45 – 16:15: Ceph for Cloud and Virtualization environments

Jean-Charles Lopez, Storage consultant at inktank
Learn about the best practices to deploy Ceph in Cloud and Virtualization environments: deployment techniques, tuning, designing our Cloud’s storage architecture and many other things from a first-hand expert. OpenNebula and Ceph make an awesome team, learn how well they work together too! Slides 1. Slides 2.

16:15 – 17:00: HYVE Manufacturing Plant Tour of Facebook OCP Racks in Production

HYVE Solutions is the original OCP solutions provider, having built all of the servers and racks for Facebook’s Prineville and Forest City data centers. Participate in the Manufacturing Plant Tour of the Facebook OCP Racks.

17:00 – 17:30: Open Space

This is a session for attendees to gather and discuss passionate questions, burning ideas, features, integrations or any topic of their choice, in an informal and tech-friendly environment, with other passionate and interested people. There is no preplanned list of topics, only time slots and a space in one of the meeting rooms where interested participants propose topics and pick time slots.

Local Hotels

Hilton Garden Inn San Jose/Milpitas
30 Ranch Drive, Milpitas, CA 95035

Fremont Marriott Silicon Valley
Landing Pkwy Fremont CA 1-855-201-7819

Hilton Newark Fremont
Balentine Dr Newark CA 1-855-201-7819

Holiday Inn Express Fremont-Milpitas Central
Albrae Street Fremont CA 1-855-201-7819


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