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Wednesday, May 13 • 11:00am - 11:15am
OpenBMC in Production: Twitter's Collaborative Journey

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Twitter has been collaborating with industry partners for the past 15 months to deploy OpenBMC in our production datacenters. In this talk we detail our motivation for considering OpenBMC; our efforts to bring together partners to collaborate in a common codebase; issues and obstacles faced; and finally our progress and production readiness. We’ll discuss how we worked with peer companies to identify a common feature set; the enhancements that we needed for our adoption; and how we bridged the gap between the incumbent commerical solution and OpenBMC. This presentation is targeted towards organizations that experience a high level of BMC software related issues and want to take more control of their own solution.

Speakers
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Matthew Singer

Sr. Staff Hardware Engineer, Twitter
Matt Singer is Senior Staff Hardware Engineer at Twitter. An expert in performance and server architecture, Matt is the technical leader for the hardware team that created one of the most resilient and cost-effective cloud infrastructures in the industry. He is also the architect... Read More →
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Varun Sampat

Staff Hardware Systems Engineer, Twitter
Varun Sampat is a Staff Hardware Systems Engineer at Twitter. He has over 12 years experience in system software development for datacenter servers, with a focus on embedded BMC controller software development and new server bring-up. Varun currently leads the OpenBMC software development... Read More →


Wednesday May 13, 2020 11:00am - 11:15am
EW: Systems & HW Management