I joyfully attended the OpenStack Summit in Portland last week. The sessions and conversations educated and inspired me. I finally saw the faces of the talented developers with whom I have worked for months. In particular I would like to thank Nikhil Komawar, Alex Meade, Brian Rosmaita, and Iccha Sethi for helping hash through the ideas in our unconference session “Image Transfer Service”.
There are quite a few topics that I want to explore further in future blogs (hopefully soon) including:
- Image transfer as first class functionality (not just a side effect of storage)
- Use cases for an image transfer service
- Image replica management
- Centralized image repository for HPC use cases
But for now I wanted to thank Red Hat for sending me to the Summit, and thank all of the great minds that tossed around such interesting conversation during the Summit. It was truly a gift for me to be there.