Open source was popularized long ago with Linux, but it’s everywhere now. And it’s doing more than helping companies innovate.
From cancer support groups and maker movements to food production and citizen-run government apps, open development has grown into the default innovation model for the 21st century, affecting every facet of life.
What are Open Source Stories?
With Open Source Stories, Red Hat documents and celebrates the impact of open source on everyday lives. It could be an open healthcare initiative that calls for a universal medical data hub.Or a high school program that empowers students to operate a laptop help desk. Or a foundation that turns open source 3D printing into prosthetic hands for children. From global movements to individual accomplishments, we shine a light on the people who are bringing open source thinking from tech and business out into the world.
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“Your company has to change and adapt or it will go out of business”. So reads the abstract for the session by Christian Posta on SOA to microservices—continuous modernization with microservices and containers . Fact is there are many “good-old” logos that have been impacted by change. Remember Blockbuster? Kodak? Borders? As Charlie Feld asserted during his keynote about the enterprises of today at the Evanta CIO Summit in Chicago last year, “If you don’t like change, you will hate extinction!”. Posta’s session at the Red Hat summit is particularly interesting because it highlights the continuous evolution of legacy architectures while purposefully modernizing the business to leverage state-of-the-art technological and architectural paradigms. “Just uber-jar everything” is a gross misnomer when evolving from SOA to the reality of microservices. No matter where you are on your enterprise transformation journey, please join me in this tour of the sessions on the Modernization and IT optimization track.
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Using Ansible to install containers on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host is a useful Linux distribution because its small footprint makes it ideal for hosting container deployments. Ansible is an automation tool with an elegant simplicity that allows you to orchestrate containers and everything around them.
In this Summit session, Greg and Matt will show you (in gory detail) how to use Ansible and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host together to build, manage, and scale your container infrastructure.
Greg DeKoenigsberg is the Ansible community guy who thinks about a lot of container stuff. He has more than a decade of open source project and community leadership experience, including time as the Fedora Project Leader and head of the Fedora Project Board during his first stint at Red Hat.
Matt Micene is a solutions architect for DLT who does a lot of container stuff, and sometimes writes about it. He’s earned both his RHCE and RHCA accreditations and was a 2010 RHCE of the Year.
10:15 a.m., Room 3007
Thursday, June 30
Technical difficulty: 4 (out of 5)
Can’t wait to get your hands on some Red Hat branded gear? The Red Hat Cool Stuff Store will be open from 7am-3:30pmTuesday–Thursday (June 28-30) during Red Hat Summit. We’ll have polos, jackets, pens, travel cups, and many more items from our company store. While you’re there, be sure to grab this year’s official Red Hat Summit tee.
Come say hello to us in Moscone North (just past the registration desk). Can’t make it during the event? Most items are for sale at our online shop: red.ht/coolstuff
Choose from 50+ labs featuring a range of Red Hat products and solutions to complete at your own pace, on your own time. Self-paced labs are available each day from 10:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Hands-on labs are available for topics such as:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Red Hat JBoss Middleware
Red Hat Satellite 6
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
Red Hat OpenStack Platform
Red Hat Ceph Storage
Red Hat Gluster Storage
Red Hat Atomic and Containers
Don’t forget, these labs fill up fast! Add them to your Red Hat Summit agenda today.
In addition to world-class speakers, hands-on training and excellent networking, attendees at Red Hat Summit will have a new way to “make their marks” on this year’s event – by participating in a one of a kind collaborative coloring project.
Participating couldn’t be easier – attendees just have to visit The Creative Loft area on the third floor of Moscone North, find the booth and pick up their favorite color Sharpie. From there, it’s all up to the imagination.
Remember to post pictures of your contribution on Twitter or Instagram using #RHSummit.
Over the course of this year’s Summit (June 27th – June 30th), the mosaic will be hand assembled on site, with 3,200 individual photographs combining to reveal a special message.
Participation is easy and we’re hoping that those interested around the world get in on the action. All you have to do is share a photo on Twitter or Instagram (your account must be set to public) and tag it with #RHSummit. With a little bit of luck, your photo will be printed out on-site in San Francisco and added to the mosaic. And don’t think you have to wait until Summit starts! We want to include photos of the entire Summit experience, including the journey to San Francisco!
Those of you who will be attending Summit can also have your favorite conference pictures printed instantly by using #RedHatPrint. Stop by Moscone North on the first floor to pick up your 1.5” keepsake.
Track the progress of the mosaic as the design unfolds on-site at Summit or on social media by following
Twitter: @RedHatway Snapchat: RedHatSnaps
This unique mosaic will be a reflection of everyone who participated in this year’s Summit, from in-person to social media. We can’t wait for you all to share your experiences.