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Individual Member Profile


Michael Anderson

Date Joined
June 05, 2019

Statement of Interest

Using OpenStack as the primary infrastructure for my rapid prototyping lab. Providing a single pane of glass for provisioning, monitoring and management


I am a retired US Navy Chief who has been working in the computer industry since 1986. I first learned basic programming on an Atari 600XL computer in 1981. I have worked in all aspects of the industry for the majority of my life. 

  • Harris Corporation - From 2012-06-04 (Current)
  • A government department - From 2012-02-01 To 2012-05-31
  • Orleans Niagara BOCES - From 1999-04-05 To 2012-01-31
  • IKON Office Solutions - From 1997-11-15 To 1999-03-31
  • United States Navy - From 1985-12-09 To 2010-09-30


I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Dashboard (Horizon),Compute Service (Nova),Networking (Neutron),Object store (Swift),Bare Metal Provisioning Service (Ironic),Deploys OpenStack using OpenStack itself (Tripleo),Command-line interface for all OpenStack services (Openstackclient),Shared filesystems (Manila),DNS service (Designate),Software Development Lifecycle Automation (Solum),Monitoring (Monasca),Workflow service (Mistral),Messaging Service (Zaqar),Benchmark service (Rally),Backup{comma} Restore{comma} and Disaster Recovery (Freezer),Indexing and Search (Searchlight),Alarming Service (Aodh),Python Software Development Kit (Python SDK),Ansible playbooks and roles for deployment (OpenStackAnsible)