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Major Hayden

Major Hayden builds OpenStack clouds as a principal architect at Rackspace. Major is a core developer in the OpenStack-Ansible project with a focus on improving information security in OpenStack deployments. He holds multiple Red Hat and Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) certifications and has written extensively about securing virtualized Linux environments. Outside of OpenStack, Major has contributed to several open source projects including dracut, systemd, and Ansible. Within the Fedora Linux community, he serves on the Fedora Security Team and Fedora Server Working Group. He enjoys writing on his personal blog,, and he talks about technical topics on Twitter as @majorhayden.


SAN ANTONIO – Oct. 18, 2016 - Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX) today announced a new, enhanced version of Compass™, part of the management tooling portfolio...