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Tuesday, October 23 • 16:40 - 17:20
cloud-init: The cross-cloud Magic Sauce - Scott Moser & Chad Smith, Canonical

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Cloud-init is the software that runs in a container, virtual machine or bare metal system to turn a stock image into a customized running instance. It interacts with the cloud platform configure system networking, block devices and filesystem setup, initialize ssh host keys, install packages, execute user provided code and more.

A recent focus of cloud-init development has been network configuration and event response. The first target will be network configuration in response to events from the cloud platform such has hotplug or metadata update. From there, the goal is to extend it to cover general guest agent needs.

Come and learn more about cloud-init, and how you can make it work for you whether you are a cloud platform provider or user.


Scott Moser

Software Engineer - Ubuntu Server, Canonical
Scott Moser is a software engineer on the Ubuntu Server team working for Canonical. He is the creator of cloud-init and the curtin linux installer and CirrOS a tiny cloud used for testing. He has lead talks at multiple OpenStack Summits and OLS.

Chad Smith

Software Engineer, Canonical
Chad Smith is an engineer on the Ubuntu Server team at Canonical. He comes from and enterprise, devops and systems management background both in Canonical and formerly HP. He has been a core developer on scalable system’s management solutions such as Canonical’s Landscape, and... Read More →

Tuesday October 23, 2018 16:40 - 17:20 BST
Pentland Auditorium