Report from the Data center & Cloud Days

The Cloudberry-EIT ICT Labs Event 2015 took place in May 27 to 28 in Luleå, Sweden. It was two days focusing on emerging scientific challenges in the area of Data centers and Cloud.

Key note speakers included IBM, Ericsson and Cisco. During the event, there was a visit to the Hydro66 Data center in Boden, which is under construction. At total, some 80 participants gathered to get an understanding of what is going on in the data center area in general and in north Sweden in particular, from the new SICS Testlab to the regional initiative that is working to further accelerate business growth. During Wednesday evening, there was a social event consisted of a midnight sun evening cruise in the Luleå archipelago with an accompanying dinner on board.

  • Visit to the Hydro66 data center in Boden, that is under construction
  • Visit to the Hydro66 data center in Boden, that is under construction
  • Visit to the Hydro66 data center in Boden, that is under construction
  • Boat trip, Wednesday evening
  • Boat trip, Wednesday evening
  • Boat trip, Wednesday evening
  • Michael Nilsson, Cloudberry and Niklas Nordström, Deputy Mayor in Luleå
  • Key note speakers Frank Ketelaars, IBM and Azimeh Sefidcon, Ericsson

Schedule during the event

Wednesday, May 27
Moderator: Mikael Börjeson, Cloudberry

09.00-10.00 Registration and coffee
10.00-10.30 Opening session: Cloudberry, EIT ICT Labs and Niklas Nordström, Deputy Mayor in Luleå
10.30-11.30 Apply Big Data Analytics to Streaming Data (IoT), Frank Ketelaars, Big Data Technical Leader
Europe at IBM

11.30-12.15 Cloud Business Logic and Technology, Azimeh Sefidcon, Ericsson

12.15-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.00 The Data center initiative, Mikael Börjesson, LTU
14.00-14.30 Greenhouse - Decentralized DevOps and Automation Tools for Software Containers, Johan Kristiansson & Daniel Espling, Ericsson

14.30-15.00 Coffee break

Cloudberry pilot presentations
15.00-15.30 Docker containers: Resource usage monitoring, Lara Lorna Jimenez & Miguel Gomez Simon Big Data Analytics: Understanding the past to prepare for the future, Ahmed Elragal
16.00-16.30 Attaining Energy Efficiency in Modern Data Centers via Intelligent Industrial Automation: Ideas and Activities, Arash Mousavi & Gulnara Zhabelova

16.30-16.45 Summery of day one

16.45-17.00 Buses to Elite hotel for check in
17.00-17.50 Check in at Elite hotel

17.50-18.00 Walk from Elite hotel to the North harbor
18.00- Cruise with Laponia with dinner on the boat

Thursday, May 28
Moderator: Michael Nilsson, Cloudberry

Parallel program 1
8.45-9.30 Bus from Elite hotel and from outside LTU (the LKAB room) to Boden
9.30-10.15 Visit to the Hydro66 Data center, that is under construction.
10.15-10.45 Bus back from Boden to LTU, Luleå

Parallel program 2 (For those who do not want to visit Hydro66)
9.00-10.30 Workshop

10.30-11.00 Coffee break

11.00-11.30 Hydro66 - building a rule breaking data centre in the Node Pole, Andy Long **
11.30-12.00 Datacenter challenges for the future, KnC Miner, Sam Cole, Co-Founder & CEO

12.00-13.15 Lunch

13.15-13.45 Cloud Control: Managing Resources in Cloud Computing Datacenters, Erik Elmroth, Umeå University
13.45-14.20 Datacenter Network Service Orchestration, Stefan Wallin, Cisco Cloud & Virtualization Group

14.20-14.45 Coffee

14.45-15.15 SICS North Swedish-ICT AB full scale data center testlab, Tor Björn Minde, SICS Testlab
15.15-15.45 Cooling of computer centers, Staffan Lundström, Professor at LTU in Fluid and Experimental Mechanics
15.45-16.15 M2C2: A Mobility Management System for Mobile Cloud Computing, Karan Mitra, LTU

16.15-17.00 Panel discussion & wrap up