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OCP Event Calendar

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2018 Summit - Click here to access the videos and slides.

Future Summit Dates:

2019: March 14 - 15

2020: March 4 - 6

2021: March 3 - 5





The Open Compute Project Foundation hosts a series of engineering workshops and other educational sessions each year to allow the OCP community to meet and collaborate in person. Whether it be an OCP hosted event, or co-located with one of our partners, here are the upcoming events that have OCP ON THE ROAD!

If you are interested in hosting an upcoming engineering workshop, please contact kali@opencompute.org.


Open Compute Project (OCP)
Tech Update & Social Time

Hosted by Booking.com

February  20, 2018

Booking.com HQ

Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP), the open source hardware community, will be holding a meet up to discuss some of key initiatives happening within the data centre industry. Join us as some of our top OCP members share their learnings and best practices on implementing OCP and how best to leverage open hardware within your infrastructure. 



14:00 - 15:00
OCP UpdateReview of the current contributions and activities across all Projects - Bill Carter (CTO OCP Foundation) & Archna Haylock (Community Director OCP Foundation) will discuss current collaborative efforts underway within all OCP Projects.  Additionally, they will discuss the Open Rack and Olympus Architectures, the OCP Marketplace and the changes to our portfolio of recognised contributions.

15:00 - 15:30
Deploying OCP in a Colocation Facility - Mark Dansie (Sr. Technical Project Manager with Inflectiontech & DC Project Member in OCP) & Stijn de Kruijf (MSc with Mission Critical Systems) will cover the recently published Colocation Guidelines.  These guidelines were the result of diligent work done by the Data Centre project within OCP and outline what is needed within a facility to deploy and run OCP.

15:30 - 16:00
Learnings from OCP Colocation Deployments in Europe - Jean Marie Verdun (CEO of Horizon Computing Solutions & OCP Community Member) will share his experience deploying OCP in colo facilities across Europe including best practices and challenges when moving toward an OCP optimised colo facility.

16:00 - 16:30
Tips & Tricks - Menno Kortekaas (CEO of Circle B Technologies and OCP Community Member) will demonstrate technical tips and tricks when working with OCP servers.  He will cover hardware management techniques and share his learnings from deploying OCP in Europe.

16:30 - 17:00
Open Networking Demo - Attilla de Groot (Systems Engineer with Cumulus Networks) will cover the hardware aspects, Open Network Install Environment (ONIE) and the advantages of software / hardware disaggregation of open networking.

17:00 - 19:00 
Social Time hosted by Booking.com

OCP Staff Attending: Bill Carter (CTO), Archna Haylock (Community Director)

Details & Registration Here


2018 OCP U.S. Summit

March 20-21, 2018

San Jose, California
Click here to visit the Summit website.


Future Summit Dates: 

2019: March 14 - 15

2020: March 4 - 6

2021: March 3 - 5