“It was great event!” ->Common words from all attendees at the end of the event. Freshly, This was first OpenStack India Community Meetup @ Ahmedabad. Thanks to all for making it successful. Here are bits & bytes of the event.
Date: Saturday, 28th September, 2013 @ 04:00 To 8:00 IST UTC + 5:30
Venue: Computer Science Hall, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat (Seating Capacity: 60 Seats)
Big Thanks to Gujarat University, Mr. Hardik Joshi & Dr. Savita R. Gandhi for providing venue for the Meet-up.
Final Event Agenda:
1. Keynote -> Kavit Munsi, EVP, Aptira
2. OpenStack Introduction -> Kavit Munsi, EVP, Aptira
3. Introduction to JUJU & MAAS, Faster Deployment of OpenStack -> Hardik Dalwadi, Canonical | Ubuntu
4. OpenStack Cloud Usage Billing System -> Kalpan Shah & Rajen Patel, B.E Computer, GTU.
5. Closing Keynote -> Mr. Hardik Joshi, Asst. Professor, Dept. Of Computer Science, Gujarat University
Minutes Of The Event
We have announced OpenStack India Community Meetup (Having 1500+ Users) at Ahmedabad, Gujarat with support of Mr. Kavit, Aptira India, Mr. Hardik Joshi, Asst. Professor, Computer Science Department, Gujarat University to promote OpenStack. . They provided Computer Science Hall, having capacity of 60 people. Big Thanks to Mr. Kavit, Aptira for making me “Assistant Organizer” at OpenStack India Community Meetup Group (Having 1500+ Users) for managing event @ Meet-up Page.
Total 35 people showed up against 46 RSVPed @ Meetup Page. Attendees were from IT, Finance & Education Domain. Most of them are interested in OpenStack.
At OpenStack India Community Meet-up, Official Attendees badges , , were prepared and given to all attendees. Snacks were also provided to all attendees.
Kavit from Aptira did keynote & general presentation on OpenStack & OpenStack India community. It was great start for all to understand about OpenStack and OpenStack India Community
My Self did presentation on Canonical, Company behind Ubuntu, OpenStack Release cycle and Canonical / Ubuntu parcipation inOpenStack Development. I also did detail presentation of JUJU & MAAS, Fastest Automation Tools for OpenStack Deployment on Ubuntu. There was deep demand from the attendees for it. People were expecting live Juju demonstration, which was not possible due to bandwidth issue. Also, they demanded JUJU Charm school workshop for next OpenStack India Community Meetup @ Ahmedabad. It was fresh crowed, does not interested in Ceph / Puppet, i did not get single question of it.
Mr. Kalpan Shah, Computer Science College Passed Out, did great presentation on OpenStack Billing Project, he did the same as part of his last year semester project. He developed it on PHP, all development, Deployment & testing was done on Ubuntu only. That was great boost for all Colleage Attendees.
Then closing note was given by Mr. Hardik Joshi, Assistant Professor at Computer Science Department, Gujarat University. He was very happy to see people interested in OpenStack. Expecting more and more such event in future.
After the event, Mr. Joshi organized small meeting with Head Of Computer Science Department, Gujarat University, Dr. Savita R. Gandhi. She was very happy by our initiative.
Photos From The Event: http://www.meetup.com/Indian-OpenStack-User-Group/photos/17599482/
Presentation Given @ OpenStack India Community Meet-up, Ahmedabad: http://www.meetup.com/Indian-OpenStack-User-Group/files/
Overall it was great event. Again, Big Big Thanks To All!!!
Action Item: 2nd OpenStack India Community Meet-up @ Ahmedabad -> Comming Soon