Sahdev Zala

Advisory Software Engineer,

Sahdev P. Zala is an IBM Advisory Software Engineer in the IBM Cloud organization. In his current role, Sahdev is focused on contributing to the Kubernetes and OpenStack upstream development. He is a founding PTL of OpenStack Heat Translator and TOSCA Parser project. Previously, he worked on developing IBM software for small and medium businesses and cross-product serviceability. He is a author of IBM red books, developerWorks articles, blog posts, white papers and several other technical docs. Sahdev has been a speaker at various OpenStack summits. He was a Keynote speaker at the European Grid Infrastructure (EGI) Conference and INDIGO-DataCloud Summit 2017 in Catania, Italy.

Cloud Computing for Better Science – Recap of EGI Conference and INDIGO-DataCloud Summit 2017

Co-Authors: Miguel Caballer, PhD @micafe77 Alvaro Lopez Garcia, PhD @alvaretas The European Grid Infrastructure (EGI) Conference 2017 and INDIGO-DataCloud (INtegrating Distributed data Infrastructures for Global ExplOitation) Summit 2017 recently took place in Catania, Italy from May 9-12 2017. I had the honor of being a Keynote speaker, and for me this was...  Continue reading Cloud Computing for Better Science – Recap of EGI Conference and INDIGO-DataCloud Summit 2017

Docker Containerized OpenStack Heat Translator

Blog authors: Sahdev P. Zala (spzala@us.ibm.com @sp_zala) Eduardo Patrocinio (eduardop@us.ibm.com @patrocinio) The OpenStack Heat Translator is one of the projects under the main OpenStack Heat orchestration project. It facilitates translation of OASIS TOSCA service template to Heat Orchestration Template (HOT) and the deployment of translated template into an OpenStack cloud. To use it,...  Continue reading Docker Containerized OpenStack Heat Translator

Package Cloud Workloads with TOSCA Cloud Service Archive

I have been asked many times to help understand specific TOSCA topics by novice or intermediate TOSCA users. As one can expect, the OASIS TOSCA specification covers all the topics in great detail but in many cases, for the sake of brevity, the specification is required to limit its scope of examples that...  Continue reading Package Cloud Workloads with TOSCA Cloud Service Archive