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Re: CloudStack Collab in Brazil


Hi Rafael, hope you are fine!

You can count on me to help on the CFP and proposals evaluation.

Additionally, I think it is a good idea to include one more topic in CFP
focusing on security aspects of cloud (infrastructure, integrations, etc).

Best regards,
--
Ricardo Makino


On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 7:12 PM Rafael Weingärtner <
rafaelweingartner@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello CloudStackers,
>
> I had a few meetings with the TDC folks, and we seem to be moving on. They
> have a slightly different organization than ApacheCon though. Therefore, we
> were asked to provide them with some “track topics” that fit in the area of
> Cloud Computing. Then, we could direct presentations to one of these
> tracks. The idea is that the international tracks (the ones that will be in
> English) will not be parallelized to enable the audience to attend all of
> them (this means, one for each day). Also, the tracks will receive
> presentations from other people that are not in our bubble, and this is
> great (at least I found this awesome), because different people with
> different backgrounds would come together on the same track, which in turn
> means, people that might not know ACS would have the opportunity not just
> to meet the solution, but also the people behind it.
>
> So, this is what I have in mind:
>
>    - Cloud computing (area/topic)
>       - cloud orchestration -- this would be the track where topics
>       regarding features, and cloud orchestration systems (e.g. CloudStack)
>       design and structure would be presented
>       - DevOps -- track for presentations that address the day-to-day of
>       CloudStack (or OpenStack) developers and the daily life of operators
> with
>       tasks such as debugging and troubleshooting
>       - tests -- track for discussing the Q&A process and testing methods
>       for clouds
>       - cloud open source ecosystem -- track focusing on the cloud
>       ecosystem, where people can address things relating the job market,
>       business opportunities, and the management process of highly
> heterogeneous
>       and distributed communities in OpenSource (such as CloudStack)
>
>
> What do you guys think of these divisions for the CFP?
> Also, we might need help to review and select presentation proposals. Would
> some of you guys be willing to help on this process?
>
> And last, but not least, it would be awesome if companies linked to ACS are
> interested to be the sponsors of tracks or the event. They have sent me the
> brochure and sponsorship prospects from 2018 so we can get to know better
> the conference [1]. The attendance report and prospectus are in English,
> and for instance, in 2018 the TDC event in Florianopolis (where we are
> proposing to have CCC in 2019) received about 4000 people. The sponsorship
> prospectus for 2019 events is being prepared, and I guess if there are
> interested parties on this, you can reach them directly, or if you have
> some problems to do that, I can help you guys as well.
>
> [1]
> https://www.dropbox.com/sh/53ujp2usf402dlj/AAA1a2jZPddGcAT8ZosRiGCAa?dl=0
>
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 8:16 PM Tutkowski, Mike <Mike.Tutkowski@xxxxxxxxxx
> >
> wrote:
>
> > Thanks, Rafael!
> >
> > The dates work for me.
> >
> > Get Outlook for iOS<https://aka.ms/o0ukef>
> > ________________________________
> > From: Rafael Weingärtner <rafaelweingartner@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 5:02:14 PM
> > To: users
> > Cc: dev
> > Subject: Re: CloudStack Collab in Brazil
> >
> > NetApp Security WARNING: This is an external email. Do not click links or
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> > safe.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Yes, they already have a date set. It should be 23 -  27 April, 2019.
> > I should be talking with them again this week to check what we need to
> move
> > thing forward.
> >
> > What do you guys think about these dates?
> >
> > On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 5:07 PM Tutkowski, Mike <
> Mike.Tutkowski@xxxxxxxxxx
> > >
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Rafael,
> > >
> > > Do you have a specific date in mind for CCC Brazil? It sounds like, in
> > > general, we are looking at April.
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > > Mike
> > >
> > > On 10/1/18, 12:51 PM, "Rafael Weingärtner" <
> rafaelweingartner@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > wrote:
> > >
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> > is
> > > safe.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >     Yes, that is what I also believe. From the feedback, I think we can
> > > easily
> > >     use 10 presentations. I will move on with the organization. I think
> > it
> > > is
> > >     feasible to get more room space in case we receive more
> presentation
> > > and
> > >     people. I will try to not overlap presentations though (like we did
> > in
> > >     ApacheCon).
> > >
> > >     On Mon, Oct 1, 2018 at 3:36 PM Tutkowski, Mike <
> > > Mike.Tutkowski@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > >     wrote:
> > >
> > >     > I guess it depends on how many people expect to be able to
> attend.
> > >     >
> > >     > Ten presentation slots is probably a good starting point.
> > >     >
> > >     > Get Outlook for iOS<https://aka.ms/o0ukef>
> > >     > ________________________________
> > >     > From: Rafael Weingärtner <rafaelweingartner@xxxxxxxxx>
> > >     > Sent: Monday, October 1, 2018 10:10:55 AM
> > >     > To: users
> > >     > Cc: dev
> > >     > Subject: Re: CloudStack Collab in Brazil
> > >     >
> > >     > NetApp Security WARNING: This is an external email. Do not click
> > > links or
> > >     > open attachments unless you recognize the sender and know the
> > > content is
> > >     > safe.
> > >     >
> > >     >
> > >     >
> > >     >
> > >     > Thank you guys for the feedback!
> > >     >
> > >     > I will reach out the organizers to discuss our requirements. What
> > do
> > > you
> > >     > guys think that we need?
> > >     > Would 10 presentation slots (50min. each) be enough? Or, do you
> > guys
> > > think
> > >     > that we need more?
> > >     >
> > >     > Also, I think that we should also do a Hackathon. Therefore, I
> will
> > > also be
> > >     > asking for a room such as the one we used in Montreal.
> > >     >
> > >     > On Mon, Oct 1, 2018 at 12:03 PM Nicolas Vazquez <
> > >     > Nicolas.Vazquez@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >     >
> > >     > > I would be interested in an event in Brazil as well.
> > >     > >
> > >     > >
> > >     > > Regards,
> > >     > >
> > >     > > Nicolas Vazquez
> > >     > >
> > >     > > ________________________________
> > >     > > From: Gabriel Beims Bräscher <gabrascher@xxxxxxxxx>
> > >     > > Sent: Monday, October 1, 2018 11:58:07 AM
> > >     > > To: users
> > >     > > Cc: dev
> > >     > > Subject: Re: CloudStack Collab in Brazil
> > >     > >
> > >     > > As a Brazilian, that lives in Florianópolis, I cannot pass this
> > >     > opportunity
> > >     > > ;)
> > >     > > Count on me!
> > >     > >
> > >     > > Em seg, 1 de out de 2018 às 11:27, Tutkowski, Mike <
> > >     > > Mike.Tutkowski@xxxxxxxxxx> escreveu:
> > >     > >
> > >     > > > I would be really interested in an event in Brazil.
> > >     > > >
> > >     > > > ________________________________
> > >     > > > From: Rafael Weingärtner <rafaelweingartner@xxxxxxxxx>
> > >     > > > Sent: Monday, October 1, 2018 5:38 AM
> > >     > > > To: users
> > >     > > > Cc: dev
> > >     > > > Subject: Re: CloudStack Collab in Brazil
> > >     > > >
> > >     > > > NetApp Security WARNING: This is an external email. Do not
> > click
> > > links
> > >     > or
> > >     > > > open attachments unless you recognize the sender and know the
> > > content
> > >     > is
> > >     > > > safe.
> > >     > > >
> > >     > > >
> > >     > > >
> > >     > > >
> > >     > > > Hey Marco,
> > >     > > > Yes, they run a very successful conference every year. I have
> > > just got
> > >     > > back
> > >     > > > from Montreal, and I talked with people there regarding the
> > > conference.
> > >     > > >
> > >     > > > Now, for all CloudStackers (users and devs); I will repeat
> what
> > > I said
> > >     > in
> > >     > > > Montreal. The TDC conference will happen with or without us.
> > > Therefore,
> > >     > > we
> > >     > > > only need to decide if we will join them in their Cloud
> tracks.
> > > We did
> > >     > > not
> > >     > > > hear much feedback here, but I will try again.
> > >     > > >
> > >     > > > If you are part of the CloudStack community (as a
> contributor,
> > >     > committer,
> > >     > > > user, operator, and so on), please do provide your feedback.
> > > Would you
> > >     > > like
> > >     > > > to see a CloudStack Collab Conference in Florianopolis,
> Brazil,
> > > 2019? I
> > >     > > am
> > >     > > > only asking you guys, what you think. I do understand the
> > > logistics
> > >     > > > problems for some folks to attend a conference this far.
> > >     > > >
> > >     > > > Now, about the city; the island has an airport (airport code
> =
> > > FLN).
> > >     > > > However, most flights to FLN will have a connection either on
> > > GRU (Sao
> > >     > > > Paulo airport) or GIG (Rio de Janeiro airport); KLM, AA,
> Delta,
> > >     > > AirFrance,
> > >     > > > Tap, and others have flights to FLN. I have also found some
> > > useful
> > >     > links
> > >     > > in
> > >     > > > English that can be used by your guys to check the city. In
> > this
> > > link
> > >     > [1]
> > >     > > > you can information not only about the city, but the State as
> > > well;
> > >     > there
> > >     > > > are pages in different languages such as English, Spanish,
> and
> > > German
> > >     > (to
> > >     > > > change the language there is a button in the top-right
> corner).
> > > On
> > >     > these
> > >     > > > other links [2-3], you can find a guide (English only) of the
> > > city; it
> > >     > > > contains a brief overview and some details about Museums,
> > > Beaches,
> > >     > events
> > >     > > > and so on.
> > >     > > >
> > >     > > > I would also be happy to answer any other question that you
> > > might have.
> > >     > > >
> > >     > > > [1] http://turismo.sc.gov.br/en/cidade/florianopolis/#
> > >     > > > [2]
> > > https://www.floripa-guide.com/attractions/about-florianopolis.html
> > >     > > > [3] http://www.vivendofloripa.com.br/en/home/
> > >     > > >
> > >     > > > On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 5:42 PM Marco Sinhoreli <
> > >     > > > marco.sinhoreli@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >     > > >
> > >     > > > > Hello Rafael,
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > I know this conference, last year in TDC Porto Alegre I
> spoke
> > > about
> > >     > ACS
> > >     > > > > and ansible.
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > I was very impressed with them event support and
> > organization,
> > > they
> > >     > > have
> > >     > > > a
> > >     > > > > nice approach involving community in the organization. They
> > > also
> > >     > have a
> > >     > > > > good penetration to prospect sponsors.
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > I am able to help you in this subject since I am in Brazil
> as
> > > well.
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > Best regards,
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > Marco Sinhoreli
> > >     > > > > marco.sinhoreli@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >     > > > > mobile: +55 21 98276 3636
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 3144 - 2º andar – Jardim
> > >     > > > > Paulistano, São Paulo, SP, Brasil, 01451-000
> > >     > > > > Phone: + 55 11 3568-2877
> > >     > > > > http://www.shapeblue.com/ | twitter: @shapeblue
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > Em 21/09/2018 08:37, "Rafael Weingärtner" <
> > >     > > rafaelweingartner@xxxxxxxxx>
> > >     > > > > escreveu:
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > Hello fellow devs and users (pardon me for the cross post),
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > I already contacted the PMC on this matter, and I am now
> > > opening the
> > >     > > > > discussion to the whole community. Let’s see what you guys
> > > think
> > >     > about
> > >     > > > > a
> > >     > > > > CloudStack conference in Brazil, and let’s work to make it
> > > happen ;)
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > Since the rather shameful? situation with the CloudStack
> > Collab
> > >     > > > > Conference
> > >     > > > > (CCC) in Brazil last year, I have been looking for possible
> > > ways to
> > >     > > > > enable
> > >     > > > > the event. And, it seems that I found it, and it is
> something
> > > that we
> > >     > > > > are
> > >     > > > > already used to do.
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > There is a conference series in Brazil called TDC (The
> > > Developer’s
> > >     > > > > conference) [1]. They run three conferences a year
> > > (Florianopolis,
> > >     > São
> > >     > > > > Paulo, and Porto Alegre). They have been running for over a
> > > decade
> > >     > > > > now. I
> > >     > > > > attended the last one in São Paulo (July 2018) and it was
> > > awesome. To
> > >     > > > > give
> > >     > > > > you guys some numbers for the São Paulo event:
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > - 4524 attendants
> > >     > > > > - 6040 online-viewers (some talks are live streamed)
> > >     > > > > - 2927 corporate registrations
> > >     > > > > - 63 different tracks, and more than 300 talks.
> > >     > > > > - 5 days of conference (Tuesday-Saturday)
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > They are in the process of internationalizing the
> conference
> > > now. The
> > >     > > > > hot
> > >     > > > > site is being translated, and they are preparing things for
> > >     > > > > English/Spanish
> > >     > > > > CFPs and tracks. While talking with one of the organizers
> > > during the
> > >     > > > > event,
> > >     > > > > I mentioned that we have been doing collocated CCC with
> > > ApacheCon and
> > >     > > > > that
> > >     > > > > I would love to see CCC in Brazil. Ant it turns out, they
> > > would love
> > >     > > > > to see
> > >     > > > > us there in Brazil as well. They offered to provide the
> same
> > > support
> > >     > as
> > >     > > > > ApacheCon provides us. We would only need to organize the
> CFP
> > > and
> > >     > > > > selection of the presentations. We would also need to tell
> > > them our
> > >     > > > > needs:
> > >     > > > > rooms, hackathon spaces, and so on. They are proposing for
> us
> > > space
> > >     > in
> > >     > > > > their Florianopolis TDC 2019, which will be held in
> > > Florianopolis
> > >     > > > > city. The
> > >     > > > > event will take place in April 2019 (there is not a
> > > possibility for
> > >     > the
> > >     > > > > event to be canceled this time!).
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > I can coordinate this process with them, but I might need
> > some
> > > help
> > >     > > > > from
> > >     > > > > you guys. That is why I would like to discuss this option
> > here
> > > first.
> > >     > > > > What
> > >     > > > > do you think about the best dates to run a CCC in Brazil?
> > They
> > > have
> > >     > an
> > >     > > > > event in April, other in Jully, and the last one in
> December.
> > > In
> > >     > > > > theory, we
> > >     > > > > can discuss and try to get approval to some other
> city/date,
> > > but they
> > >     > > > > recommended Florianopolis/April event. (We talked about
> this
> > > on the
> > >     > PMC
> > >     > > > > list, and it seems that for an international audience, the
> > > April date
> > >     > > > > looks
> > >     > > > > the best one).
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > Also, would some of you be willing to attend? I think the
> > > presence of
> > >     > > > > committers/PMCs is vital to meet face to face with the
> > > community that
> > >     > > > > uses
> > >     > > > > CloudStack there. And of course, the event is way broader
> > than
> > > Apache
> > >     > > > > and
> > >     > > > > CloudStack. Therefore, we can show ourselves and hopefully
> > > attract
> > >     > new
> > >     > > > > people/companies.
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > I am eager to hear your feedback guys ;)
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > [1] http://www.thedevelopersconference.com.br/en
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > > --
> > >     > > > > Rafael Weingärtner
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > > >
> > >     > > >
> > >     > > > --
> > >     > > > Rafael Weingärtner
> > >     > > >
> > >     > >
> > >     > > Nicolas.Vazquez@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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> > >     > >
> > >     > >
> > >     > >
> > >     > >
> > >     >
> > >     > --
> > >     > Rafael Weingärtner
> > >     >
> > >
> > >
> > >     --
> > >     Rafael Weingärtner
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
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> > Rafael Weingärtner
> >
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