|11:15 AM – 12:15 PM||
The cloud lets software be elastic and resilient. But you don't get that for free: you have to architect it properly. Different designs are best for large data, high reliability, fast performance, and…More ▶
- Derek Collison
, CTO, Chief Architect, Cloud Services, VMware
Derek is an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience, specializing in high performance distributed systems. With tenures at Google and TIBCO Software, he specializes in Distributed Systems Architecture, High Performance Messaging Systems, Advanced Visualization, and Event-Driven Systems. His current focus is defining the next generation of cloud computing and OpenPaaS at VMware Inc.
|1:15 PM – 2:15 PM||
Windows Azure is a platform that can handle a range of languages and applications, including Java. Azure offers a set of services such as NoSQL table storage, blob storage, queues, relational database…More ▶
- David Chou
, Architect, Microsoft
David Chou is a technical architect at Microsoft. His focus is on collaborating with enterprises and organizations in such areas as cloud computing, SOA, Web, distributed systems, and security. His involvement supports decision makers in helping them to define the appropriate evolutionary strategies in their architecture development. Drawing from his experience at previously held positions with Sun Microsystems and Accenture, David enjoys helping his clients and customers create value by using objective and pragmatic approaches to create definitive IT strategies, roadmaps, and solution architectures.
|2:30 PM – 3:30 PM||
Clouds force us to reconsider basic assumptions about IT. Nothing's scarce, since on-demand resources are effectively limitless. Backups are free. Servers are simply disposable horsepower. Economics c…More ▶
- Jinesh Varia
, Technology Evangelist, Amazon Web Services
As a Technology Evangelist at Amazon, Jinesh Varia helps businesses take advantage of disruptive technologies like Cloud Computing that are changing the way businesses compete in the new web world. Jinesh has spoken at more than 100 conferences and User Groups and conducted workshops around the world. He is focused on furthering awareness of web services and often helps developers and architects in Start-ups, Enterprises and Universities leverage Amazon’s innovative services. Jinesh has over 11 years experience in XML and Web services and has worked with standards-based working groups in XBRL. Prior to joining Amazon as an evangelist, he held several positions in UBmatrix including Solutions Architect, Enterprise Team Lead and Software engineer, working on various financial services projects including Call Modernization Project at FDIC. He was also lead developer at Penn State Data Center, Institute of Regional Affairs. Jinesh’s publications have been published in ACM and IEEE. Jinesh is originally from India and holds a Master’s degree in Information Systems from Penn State University.
|3:45 PM – 4:30 PM||
In many ways, Big Data is what clouds were made for. Computing problems that are beyond the grasp of a single computer—no matter how huge—are easy for elastic platforms to handle. In this …More ▶
- Colin Clark
, CTO, Cloud Event Processing
Colin Clark is the CTO for Cloud Event Processing, Inc. and is widely regarded as a thought leader and pioneer in both Complex Event Processing and its application within Capital Markets.