Running a data center is now an economic choice, thanks to high quality public infrastructure offerings from global cloud players. For those who wish to operate bare metal themselves, it is essential to raise the efficiency of operation - in terms of the cost of skills, the speed of change execution, and the precision of the changes implemented. Automation of every aspect of hardware commissioning, allocation, deployment, configuration and monitoring is key to bringing data center operations in line with public cloud efficiency. In this presentation Mark will outline the convergence of network and compute provisioning and operations, as well as the state of the art of open source data center operations APIs.
Link to slides: http://files.opencompute.org/oc/public.php?service=files&t=f409cc1fc0db4c4e2c339d79be56db3e