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From Animesh Chaturvedi <animesh.chaturv...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: CloudStack NYC User Group - hands on marketing
Date Fri, 22 Feb 2013 07:04:52 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Musayev, Ilya [mailto:imusayev@webmd.net]
> Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2013 12:04 PM
> To: cloudstack-marketing@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: CloudStack NYC User Group - hands on marketing
> 
> Animesh
> 
> Great feedback, I'd love to recycle the existing content. I also agree that we
> need to sprinkle or have dev sessions on CS to get developer support.
> 
> We should create a page for each meetup group on cloudstack wiki and
> mention what was discussed along with the slides/video used and any feedback
> that you feel was valuable. Something like a summary of the event would be
> nice.
> 
[Animesh>] Certainly let me do that for the meetup yesterday. Actually John already blogged
about it http://stratosec.co/blog/2013/recap-first-san-francisco-bay-area-cloudstack-meetup

> SF area is in a better shape than NYC since you have CS team as well as other
> users locally. In NYC we are only getting started, but it would definitely help if
> there is some sort of response.
> 
> Just a curious thought, why don't we do remote sessions on development of CS
> via GotoMeeting - if Citrix can donate resources? That definitely beats local
> events and would certainly help developers across the globe.
> 
> Thanks
> ilya
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Animesh Chaturvedi [mailto:animesh.chaturvedi@citrix.com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2013 2:38 PM
> To: cloudstack-marketing@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: CloudStack NYC User Group - hands on marketing
> 
> Musayev
> 
> Thanks for taking the initiative on NYC User Group. The turnout at first SF Bay
> Area Meetup  was really encouraging and loved the engagement and interest
> in CloudStack. We should collaborate on meetup content, I actually received
> some good tips from India meetup organizers, happy to share those with the
> community. Sebastien, David, Joe have posted good slides from previous events
> on slideshare and makes it much easier to prepare the slides. John Kinsella and
> I were discussing yesterday on having meetups with focus on users for one
> month followed by focus on developers next month and then repeating.
> Another option is to sprinkle theme based meetups in between.
> 
> Thanks
> Animesh
> 
> >
> > On Feb 21, 2013, at 10:20 AM, "Musayev, Ilya" <imusayev@webmd.net>
> >  wrote:
> >
> > > Outlook spacing went bad - fixed, please see revised below..
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Musayev, Ilya [mailto:imusayev@webmd.net]
> > > Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2013 1:13 PM
> > > To: cloudstack-marketing@incubator.apache.org
> > > Subject: CloudStack NYC User Group - hands on marketing
> > >
> > > So overnight, it looks like we almost tripled our NYC group size,
> > > going from 19
> > to 55  - I expect to hit 60+ today :)
> > >
> > > The numbers will really go up when we schedule an actual meetup as
> > > we can
> > use the help of NYLUG and other tech meetups to promote.
> > >
> > > I've also reached out to several organizers that I met in past from
> > > other tech
> > meetups in NYC and some of them are open to a joint venture (i.e.
> > CloudStack and Chef)
> > >
> > > I'm creating a set of polls on meetup to better understand where the
> > > NYC
> > user base stands to better focus and drive the future events.
> > >
> > > Here is what I propose our first and consequent meet ups should be -
> > > open to
> > revisions and discussion - I would like to keep them hands on - and if
> > possible, record the sessions..
> > >
> > > MeetUp 1 - CloudStack Intro - 2 hour event
> > >   * CloudStack Overview 4.0 - 30 minutes
> > >   * Installing CS walk through - 10 minutes
> > >   * Add VmWare and KVM Cluster - basic networking - 30 minutes
> > >   * Whats new in 4.1 and 4.2
> > >   * Questions and Answers
> > >
> > > MeetUp 2 - CloudStack in Corp Env - 2 hour event
> > >   * CloudStack Corporate Use Case - Advanced Network Layout - hands
> > > on
> > demo
> > >   * Creat Linux CloudStack OS Templates, cloud-init and Chef
> > > integration
> > (involve Chef NYC user group)
> > >   * How CloudStack is used in Company X - Show Case WebMD Dev setup
> > >   * Questions and Answers
> > >
> > > MeetUp 3 - CloudStack in Hosting Env - Create your own AWS like
> > > cloud with
> > EC2 and S3 - 2 hour event
> > >   * CloudStack with Security Groups and Advanced Network
> > >   * CloudStack and EC2 API integration
> > >   * CloudStack and OpenSwift for S3
> > >   * How CloudStack is used in Company X - Show Case Hosting Company
> > > Setup
> > or WebMD HealthCloud Setup
> > >   * Questions and Answers
> > >
> > > MeetUp 3 - CloudStack IaaS and OpenShift or Cloudify PaaS and
> > > IronFoundry
> > PaaS - a joint venture with group X
> > >   * Open
> > >
> > > As mentioned earlier, open for discussion, your input is welcome.
> > >
> > > Regards
> > > ilya
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> > Stratosec - Secure Infrastructure as a Service
> > o: 415.315.9385
> > @johnlkinsella
> 
> 


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