Bright to Present on Ceph at OpenStack Summit, Barcelona


By Bright Staff | Oct 24, 2016 12:05:00 AM | OpenStack, Ceph



Monday October 24, 2016 – Amsterdam, the NetherlandsBright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, today announced that the company has been selected to give a presentation at OpenStack Summit in Barcelona, October 25-28, 2016.  

Bright Computing’s Cloud Integration Lead, Piotr Wachowicz, will present in the How To And Best Practices track, on Ceph OSD hardware - a pragmatic guide.

  • Date: October 26, 2016
  • Time: 5:55pm — 6:35pm
  • Location: CCIB - Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona - P1 - Room 118/119

In the session, delegates will learn what to consider when creating a Ceph cluster, and the common problems to be aware of. Piotr Wachowicz will explain Ceph benchmarking and profiling, discuss fat nodes versus thin nodes, and look at the sweet spot between storage density, price, and performance.

Bright will send its full team of cloud technology experts to the event, accompanied by Bright’s CTO, Martijn de Vries, to meet with customers and partners, and to pick up on the latest trends in the OpenStack community. After the talk, Piotr and the team will be available to showcase Bright OpenStack, a product that makes it easy for companies to deploy and manage OpenStack private clouds.

If you would like to talk to the team about Bright OpenStack, please approach Piotr after the presentation (talk ends 6:35pm, P1 - Room 118/119), or to schedule a meeting with the cloud team during conference hours, please contact

Martijn de Vries, CTO at Bright Computing, commented:

“As organizations look to improve the way that OpenStack is deployed, provisioned, updated, managed, monitored, and secured, we are looking forward to going to the OpenStack Summit, to talk about how Bright can help address these challenges, and help companies manage the interdependency between hardware and software, dealing with hardware failures, and keeping up with constant demand for changes.”     

To arrange a meeting with Bright at the event please email