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Tuesday, November 21 • 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Working with legacy applications in the clouds (root314, EN)

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We all have to deal with legacy applications, be it a critical appliance or an ERP system. In this session you will learn how those legacy applications can work in an openstack cloud. We’ll cover different strategies to integrate and migrate them to openstack.

What’s a legacy app?

We’ll start by defining what we mean by a legacy application and cloud friendly/native application, compare the benefits.

- Migration
In most cases it is possible to consolidate legacy VMs into your Openstack cloud. Here you’ll learn how to do it for Windows and Linux VMs step by step. For example: what tools to use, how to automate the driver injection, and how to handle the network config.

- Integration
Sometimes a migration is not possible (too costly, licensing does not allow it, hardware dependencies, …), in this section we’ll discuss different options to integrate existing legacy apps with Openstack: pros & cons and how to do it in Openstack.

Speakers
avatar for Maxime Guyot

Maxime Guyot

Cloud Consultant, Root Pi
Maxime is a cloud architect and engineer passionated with IT and open source technologies. He specializes in Software Defined Infrastructure using Openstack, Kubernetes, and Ceph. He's a contributor to Open Source projects such as Kubespray and Service Catalog. For fun, he likes to... Read More →


Tuesday November 21, 2017 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Room 2

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