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Individual Speaker Profile

Date Joined: June 25, 2015
Country: Germany
Home Town: Stuttgart
Zip Code: 70619
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • Red Hat - From 2016-04-04 (Current)
  • CSC IT center for science finland - From 2013-09-23 To 2016-04-01
Statement of Interest

Cloud storage ceph and openstack

Areas Of Expertise
  • ceph
  • openstack
  • performance
  • spark
  • big data




Karan Singh is working as Senior Architect at Red Hat based in Germany. At Red Hat his responsibilities include designing, implementing and performance testing around Openstack, Ceph use cases like Data lake, NVF and edge computing. He is deeply involved in OpenStack & Ceph performance evaluation across wide range workloads and industry standard hardware from different manufacturers.


Karan has been working with OpenStack, Ceph, DevOps tools and helped building multiple public clouds at CSC-IT Center for Science where he worked before Red Hat.


Karan enjoys writing and has authored a few titles on Ceph


Learning Ceph : https://www.packtpub.com/application-development/learning-ceph

Ceph Cookbook : https://www.packtpub.com/application-development/ceph-cookbook 

Learning Ceph - Second Edition : https://www.packtpub.com/virtualization-and-cloud/ceph-cookbook-second-edition

Ceph Cookbook - Second Edition : https://www.packtpub.com/virtualization-and-cloud/learning-ceph-second-edition


He devotes a part of his time to R&D and learning new technologies. When not working on Ceph and OpenStack, Karan can be found working with emerging technologies or automating stuffs. He loves writing about technologies and is an avid blogger at www.ksingh.co.in.

Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
Berlin Boston Barcelona, Spain
  • The Ceph Power Show : Hands-on Lab to Learn Ceph "The Most Popular Cinder Backend"
Additional presentations:

Willing to present via video conference: Yes
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English

Contact karan