Rootconf 2015

DevOps and scaling infrastructure


Environment on Demand - Building Blocks to your own private cloud

Submitted by Kamalika Majumder (@kamalikam) on Thursday, 5 March 2015

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Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate


Overview of infrastruction automation, how it plays a key role in any organisations environment, how it can be achieved.
At the end of this session we will have a good idea of how to build a scalable and automated environment on demand.


In this session I will talk about:
1.What is Environment on Demand
2.Why is it so important for a scalable environment.
3.Key factors on the way to achieve environment on demand for apps .How you can build your own private cloud.
4.Demo using of Openstack, Vmware, Docker.Link to demo:

Mindmap link:


Basic understanding of infrastructure automation (e.g tools like Openstack)
hypervisors (e.g vmware,kvm etc)
Configuration Management Systems (e.g chef)
CI(Continuous Integration) systems

Speaker bio

I am an Infrastructure Developer and a Senior Consultant with Thoughtworks. I started my carrier as a System/Network Administrator and moved on to Infrastructure Automation across private and public clouds (AWS, Openstack, Cloudstack). I work closely with project teams to design and implement their project infrastructure and interact with customers to ensure that our solutions seamlessly work in development and production environments. I am also interested in Infrastructure and Application Security, IaaS, PaaS and Continuous delivery.


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  • Sriram Narayanan (@sriram) 4 years ago

    I recommend attending this talk by Kamalika, who regularly interacts with project teams and customers to help with setting up project environments.

  • Ravi Pasumarthy (@ravikp) 4 years ago

    Over several years, Kamalika attained good shareable knowledge on things like chef/ansible/puppet, vpn, mail servers, security/pen testing, ldap/active directory, proxy servers, dns servers, databases. Hence i recommend this talk as it can provide good takeaways.

  • Vinod R (@vinodkumaar) 4 years ago

    Demos will be my takeaway in this session, it will provide the kick start needed for an individual.

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