About Mike Metral
Mike Metral is a Product Architect at Rackspace in the Private Cloud R&D organization. Currently, Mike is actively working and involved in the container space based around Docker. He's performing R&D across several technologies in order to better grasp an understanding of the Docker ecosystem and how it could benefit Rackspace's cloud products. Mike joined Rackspace in 2012 with the intent of helping OpenStack become the open standard for cloud management. At Rackspace, Mike has led the integration effort with strategic partner RightScale; aided in the assessment, development, and evolution of Rackspace Private Cloud; as well as served as the Chief Architect of the Service Provider Program. Prior to joining Rackspace, Mike held senior technical roles at Sandia National Laboratories performing research and development in Cyber Security with regards to distributed systems, cloud and mobile computing.