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Thursday, April 10 • 11:40am - 12:10pm
Moving up the stack with Stacktician

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Stacktician started off as an exercise to try and execute CloudFormation
templates on CloudStack, thus attempting to bridge the gap between
CloudStack ecosystem and other cloud ecosystems. Since then, it has
developed into a full-fledged solution for CloudStack to execute
CloudFormation-style templates - complete with its own grammar, support
for all CloudStack user resources, and helper scripts to bootstrap and
configure resources. A RESTful API layer on top of it has allowed for easy
This talk will demonstrate the working of the tool and touch upon some of
the challenges faced while executing pure CloudFormation templates, that
led to the development of a CloudStack-specific solution. In addition, it
will shed some light on features we wish to implement going forward,
including better interoperability with other cloud platforms


Amogh Vasekar

After graduating with a Masters in Computer Science from Stanford, I have been working with Citrix on the CloudStack project. Previously, I was employed at Yahoo in India for about 2.5 years working on Hadoop and related technologies. I am currently working on building products at... Read More →

Thursday April 10, 2014 11:40am - 12:10pm
Horace Tabor

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