September 7th 2020 –

It is our pleasure to invite you to oVirt 2020 online conference. The conference, organized by oVirt community, will take place online on Monday, September 7th 2020!

oVirt 2020 is a free conference for oVirt community project users and contributors coming to a web browser near you!
There is no admission or ticket charge for this event. However, you are required to complete a free registration. Talks, presentations and workshops will all be in English.

Registration (Free)

Registration is now open!
Tickets are free, but we will need you to register for planning purposes.

Register now!


The schedule is subject to change.

All sessions will be recorded and made publicly available after the conference

06:00 UTC
oVirt and its communitySandro Bonazzola
06:30 UTC
How a big European banking group started migrating from vSphere to oVirt/RHV – Luca Andrea Fusè
07:00 UTC
Open Virtualization Infrastructure for large Telco: How Turkcell adopted oVirt for its test and development environments – Devrim Yılmaz
07:30 UTC
Back to the future – incremental backup in oVirt – Eyal Shenitzky and Nir Soffer
08:00 UTC
Micro-services: Towards to reproducible science – Dr. Arman Khalatyan
08:30 UTC
Using oVirt to provide a FOSS VDI solution to teach cyber security in a sandboxed realistic environment to remote students – Paul Staniforth
09:00 UTC
Introduction to oVirt hyperconvergence – Gobinda Das
09:30 UTC
oVirt 4.3 to 4.4 to upgrade flow – Lev Veyde
10:00 UTC
Next-Gen backup and DR solution for oVirtShall Ao
10:30 UTC
Extending oVirt UI with backup & recovery operation plugin – vProtect example – Marcin Kubacki
11:00 UTC
12:00 UTC
Using NetworkManager for host networking in oVirt 4.4 – Ales Musil
12:30 UTC
oVirt SSO – Artur Socha
13:00 UTC
Cluster upgrade in RHHI – Ritesh Chikatwar
13:30 UTC
Windows VMs on oVirt 4.4, whats new? – Gal Zaidman
14:00 UTC
What’s new in host deploy? – Dana Elfassy
14:30 UTC
Automating Load Balancing via Predictive Analysis – Steven Rosenberg
15:00 UTC
Replacing gluster host in oVirt-EnginePrajith Kesava Prasad
15:30 UTC
DIY docs for oVirt developers – Rolfe Dlugy-Hegwer


Guide for presenters

This year, all sessions will be pre-recorded. You are expected to submit a video recording of your session by August 21st 2020.

Here you can find oVirt Google presentation template.

You can find some suggestions for recording your videos on our dedicated community page.

You can also find some suggestions on How to Prep for Speaking at a Virtual Conference.

Youtube provides some suggestions about recommended resolutions and codecs.

Watch this space. We’ll be adding information to help you produce your videos.

Important Dates

  • Deadline for final paper and video recordings submission: August 21st 2020
  • Conference will be held online on September 7th 6:00 UTC – 16:00 UTC

Let’s make this an engaging event for everyone

Even though we’re running an online event, our aim is to make the online event as engaging as possible, so we will provide ways for direct interaction with the speakers after their talk in separate virtual rooms and additionally the #ovirt irc channel and the oVirt users mailing list will be available for asynchronous interaction.

Organising committee:

oVirt Developers

Dominik Holler: Network team lead, Red Hat
Martin Perina: Infrastructure and network team manager, Red Hat
Michal Skrivanek: Project engineering lead, UX team manager, Red Hat
Sandro Bonazzola: Integration and node team manager, community liaison, Red Hat
Shirly Radco : Metrics team, Red Hat
Tal Nisan: Storage team manager, Red Hat

oVirt Board

Doron Fediuck: Red Hat, Strategic member
Martin Tessun: Red Hat, Mentor
Michael Enescu: Caltech, Mentor

oVirt Community

Adzmely Mansor: Malaysia Community founder, Independent consultant.
Gianluca Cecchi : Italian community co-founder, Extraordy
Jagi Sarcilla: Philippines community founder, Confidential
Nijin Ashok: India community co-founder, Red Hat
Shruti Kavishwar: India community co-founder, Red Hat
Stefano Stagnaro : Italian community founder, Extraordy


Paweł Mączka: Storware
Simon Coter: Oracle
Peter Lauterbach: Red Hat

For any enquiries regarding the programme, please contact: We look forward to seeing you at oVirt 2020 online conference!


Sandro Bonazzola
Red Hat EMEA