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Monday, March 7, 2011

Attend Workshops to dive deep into key cloud topics—including security, storage, interopability, portability and operations. BEST VALUE- Register for a Full Event Pass to attend the Conference plus your choice of Workshops.

Workshop Schedule


 
MONDAY, MARCH 10
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM  

Breakfast - Sponsored by SunGard

(Location: Outside Grand Ballroom)

Open to Conference Attendees only...


 
MONDAY, MARCH 10
8:59 AM - 4:30 PM  

Cloudy Operations

(Location: Grand Ballroom E)

This one day tutorial focuses on IT operations and automation in an environment that uses Cloud Computing. Coverage of standard IT operational disciplines, such as, monitoring, configuration management, orchestration and continuos delivery will be discussed. Some of the industry leading specialists in the newly named "Devops" field will be panel members. If you're interested in hearing how some experts manage their cloudy world after they are finished with provisioning please join u...

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Instructor
John Willis
Vice President of Training & Services,
Opscode

Speaker
Andrew Shafer
VP of Engineering,
Cloudscaling

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Speaker
Pascal-Louis Perez
CTO and VP, Engineering,
Wealthfront

Speaker
Paul Guth
Vice President, Technical Operations,
Cloudscaling


 
MONDAY, MARCH 10
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM  

Moving to the Amazon Web Services Cloud - Part 1: Getting Started with AWS

(Location: Grand Ballroom F)

Audience Level: Beginner Requirements: Bring your own laptop Introduction to AWS Understand the AWS platform as a whole and get a high-level overview of each service and cross-service feature. Hear about the latest releases and informative customer stories. App Assessment Phase Financial Assessment (TCO calculation) Security and Compliance Assessment Technical Assessment (Classify application types) Identify the tools that can be reused and the tools that need to ...

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Instructor
Jinesh Varia
Technology Evangelist,
Amazon Web Services

 
 

Cloud Crash Course

(Location: Grand Ballroom H)

Need to get up to cloud speed in a hurry? This fast-paced, densely packed workshop will give you the foundation you need to understand where utility computing is headed. Join Bitcurrent analyst and Cloud Connect content chair Alistair Croll for a look at the fundamentals of on-demand infrastructure. Cloud Computing is a major shift in IT. It's similar to the switch from circuit- to packet-based networking, or from procedural to object-oriented programming, or from mainframes to client-server...

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Instructor
Alistair Croll
Founder,
BitCurrent

 
 

How To Operate Securely Using Cloud Computing

(Location: Grand Ballroom G)

Cloud Computing promises many things. Depending upon who you listen to, moving your applications and information to "The Cloud" will provide levels of security, when compared to "legacy enterprise IT," that will either be vastly superior or apocalyptic.There is such a conflation of deployment and delivery models that it's incredibly difficult to ascertain where the lines of responsibility and accountability for the security (and compliance) are drawn between the customer, pr...

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Instructor
Christofer Hoff
Director of Cloud and Virtualization Solutions, Security Technology Business Unit,
Cisco

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Instructor
Gunnar Peterson
Managing Principal,
Arctec Group


 
MONDAY, MARCH 10
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM  

Break

(Location: Outside Grand Ballroom)

Open to Conference Attendees only...


 
MONDAY, MARCH 10
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM  

Networking Lunch - Sponsored by VMware

(Location: Expo Hall)

Open to Conference Attendees only...


 
MONDAY, MARCH 10
1:15 PM - 4:30 PM  

Moving to the Amazon Web Services Cloud - Part 2: Architecting for the Cloud and Leveraging the Cloud

(Location: Grand Ballroom F)

Audience Level: Intermediate to Advanced Moving your Data Phase Understand different storage options in the AWS cloud Understand different database options in the AWS Move data to Amazon S3, Amazon SimpleDB Move MySQL to Amazon RDS Moving Your Apps Phase Learn Forklift migration strategy Learn Hybrid migration strategy Create AMIs for each component Learn Cloud-powered SDLC Leveraging the Cloud Phase (Re-architecting for elasticity) ...

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Instructor
Jinesh Varia
Technology Evangelist,
Amazon Web Services

 
 

Cloud Performance Summit

(Location: Grand Ballroom H)

This workshop will feature vendors and end users discussing important issues around performance in on-demand environments. Topics include: The Challenge of Cloud Performance Architectures for High-Performance Utility Computing Testing and Breaking Clouds How Ready is the Cloud? A look at real-world results The State of Cloud SLAs Instrumenting Applications When Access Goes Away Putting it all Together: When Big Metrics Mean Big Data Tools and Techn...

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Moderator
George Reese
CTO,
enStratus

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Moderator
Shlomo Swidler
Founder,
Orchestratus

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Moderator
Nolan Goldberg
Attorney,
Proskauer LLP

Moderator
Paul Guth
Vice President, Technical Operations,
Cloudscaling

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Speaker
Alistair Croll
Founder,
BitCurrent

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Speaker
Adrian Cockcroft
Cloud Architect,
Netflix

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Speaker
Tom Lounibos
CEO,
SOASTA

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Panelist
William Louth
CTO,
JINSPIRED BV

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Panelist
Alex Polvi
Director of Product,
Rackspace

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Panelist
Jason Read
Founder,
CloudHarmony

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Panelist
Marty Kagan
President and Co-Founder,
Cedexis

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Panelist
John Keagy
CEO,
GoGrid

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Panelist
Russell Rothstein
Vice President, Product Marketing,
OpTier

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Panelist
Jyoti Bansal
Founder & CEO,
AppDynamics

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Panelist
Sundar Raghavan
CMO,
Skytap

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Panelist
Steve Shah
Sr. Director of Product Management, NetScaler and Cloud Product Group,
Citrix

Panelist
Alexei Rodriguez
Senior Director of Operations and IT,
Proofpoint

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Panelist
David Link
President and Chief Executive Officer,
ScienceLogic

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Panelist
Vik Chaudhary
VP of Product Management and Corporate Development,
Keynote Systems

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Panelist
Donald Foss
Director of Global Testing Services,
Keynote Systems

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Panelist
Hooman Beheshti
VP of Products,
Strangeloop Networks

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Panelist
Steve Riley
Technical Leader in the Office of the CTO,
Riverbed

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Panelist
Geoff Kreiling
Manager - Product Development,
Masergy Communications Inc

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Panelist
Patrick Lightbody
Director of Product Management, Webmetrics,
Neustar

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Panelist
Imad Mouline
CTO,
Gomez

Panelist
Todd Paoletti
Product Line Director,
Akamai

Panelist
Ken Gardner
Founder and Executive Chairman,
SOASTA

 
 

Data Storage and the Cloud

(Location: Grand Ballroom G)

Storage matters, and despite the cost of storage coming down all the time operating at scale means that how you store your data and what data you store is becoming increasingly important. With a focus on NoSQL and cloud storage this workshop dives into the history of web architectures, how they've evolved, and where they are going to. Finally the workshop will dive into Amazon S3, Redis, & Basho's Riak datastore. You Will Learn: Recent history of web architectures Recen...

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Instructor
James Duncan
VP of Product Development,
Joyent

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Instructor
Jason Hoffman
Founder and Chief Scientist,
Joyent


 
MONDAY, MARCH 10
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM  

Break

(Location: Outside Grand Ballroom)

Open to Conference Attendees only...