Cloud WG
ChairsJongWon Kim [[jongwon AT]]
Shigetoshi Yokoyama [[yoko AT]]
Eric Yen [[Eric.Yen AT]]

This Cloud WG sessions are designed to provide attendees with an opportunity to discuss how to facilitate International Inter-cloud coordination. With this technical collaboration, we would like to proceed in following areas: Providing test bed for innovative projects and support the POC Key technologies for inter-cloud deployments (Papers, open source software) Reference models for inter-cloud deployments (Architecture Guidelines).

Target AudienceWG members and others
No. of Participants40
AgendaSession 1 - OpenStack Cloud Tutorial (Redhat) #1
Date: 2016-01-25
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Session Chair: JongWon Kim and Andrew Howard
  • Session 1: Introduction to Cloud
    Karlo Paulino and Siva Shunmugam (Redhat)
    - BiModal IT
    - Introduction to KVM as a hypervisor technology - RHEV and OpenStack
    - Introduction to OpenStack - How this differs from traditional virtualization
    - Demo of RHEV
    - Demo of OpenStack

Session 2 - OpenStack Cloud Tutorial (Redhat) #2
Date: 2016-01-25
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Session Chair: JongWon Kim and Andrew Howard
  • Session 2: Evolving and Extending OpenStack
    Karlo Paulino and Siva Shunmugam (Redhat)
    - Distributed Storage with Ceph
    - Orchestrating Cloud Management
    - Demo of Cloud Management
    - Containerazation and Platform as a Service
    - Demo of OpenShift

Session 3 - Cloud WG Member Session
Date: 2016-01-26
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Session Chair: JongWon Kim
  • Application-Centric Overlay Cloud Utilizing Inter-Cloud
    Shigetoshi Yokoyama, NII, Japan

  • SmartX Playground Update
    JongWon Kim, GIST, Korea

  • KREONET Cloud update - [201601-APAN]KREONET_Cloud_Update.pdf
    Yoonjoo Kwon, KISTI, Korea

  • Future Internet: A Novel Model for VM Migration with SDN - SDN.pdf
    Kashif Nisar, UM Sabah, Malaysia

  • Collaboration with APAN WGs
    Eric Yen, ASGC, Taiwan

  • More than Three years of OpenStack Clouds at NCI
    Andrew Howard, NCI, Austrailia

  • Update on National Supercomputing Centre Singapore
    Jon Lau, Deputy Director, NSCC (Singapore)

  • Chameleon Cloud and Open Innovation Platforms: an overview of Network Testbeds, Cloud Testbeds and StarLight Software Define Network Exchange(StarLight SDX) - Chameleon-Manila-APAN41_Cloud_WG.pdf
    Jim Chen, iCAIR, Northwestern University, USA

Session 4 - APAN/PRAGMA Joint Session #1
Date: 2016-01-26
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Session Chair: Philip Papadopoulos
  • Broad Overview of PRAGMAs Expedition-based Activities and How PRAGMA evolved from Grid to Cloud
    Philip Papadopoulos, UCSD

  • The Biodiversity Expedition and how virtualized clusters are used in Lifemapper
    Nadya Williams, UCSD; Aimee Stewart, U. Kansas

  • A "Room Scheduler" for Running experiments across the PRAGMA Multi-cloud Environment
    Shava Smallen, UCSD

  • The PRAGMA Experimental Network Testbed (ENT) Expedition. Virtualized endpoints and SDN meet
    Kohei Ichikawa, NAIST

  • How Traditional HPC Centers (SDSC and AIST) are Changing to support user-owned virtual clusters
    Joint Presentation: Philip Papadopoulos; Yoshio Tanaka, AIST

Session 5 - APAN/PRAGMA Joint Session #2
Date: 2016-01-26
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Session Chair: Eric Yen and Shigetoshi Yokoyama
  • SmartX Distributed SDN-Cloud Playground and KREONET OpenScienceCloud - 2016.01-SmartX_Update-APAN_Manila.pdf
    JongWon Kim, GIST and Jeonghoon Moon, KISTI, Korea

  • Overlay Cloud, yet another approach to Inter-cloud
    Shigetoshi Yokoyama, National Institute of Informatics, Japan

  • InfiniCortex and InfiniCloud: Extending InfiniBand and Clouds to Tran-continental distances & Three years of OpenStack Clouds at NCI
    Andrew Howard, NCI, Austrailia

  • Federating Regional Clouds for Open Science
    Eric Yen, Academia Sinica Grid Computing Centre, Taiwan

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The registration rates are as follows:

Type Regular
Early Bird
(Register before 31 Dec 2015)
USD 350 /
Php 16,500
(Closing Date: 29 Jan 2016)
USD 400 /
Php 19,000

All of the payment will be charged in Philippine Peso (PhP).
All conference participants are strongly recommended to register online at the official website.

The Regular registration fee includes:
  • Full conference participation
  • Lunch / Banquet and Refreshments