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Sr. Product Marketing Manager, vFabric Cloud Application Platform, VMware
Al Sargent is Sr. Product Marketing Manager, vFabric Cloud Application Platform, VMware. In this role he works closely with VMware’s engineering teams towards the continued delivery of Hyperic and other products. Prior to joining VMware, Al held product and engineering roles with Wily Technology (now part of CA), Mercury Interactive (now part of HP), Oracle, as well as leading venture-funded cloud computing and SaaS startups. Al holds a Bachelor of Science, Symbolic Systems, from Stanford University, and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Cloud vendors claim great performance from their platforms. But, once we deploy our applications on these platforms, how can we properly police them and make sure performance SLAs are being met? What are the right metrics and the right methodologies to measure them? In this panel, experts from the field of performance measurement will discuss what they've learned from measuring the performance of cloud platforms, what we should be measuring in our cloud applications, and the right methodologies for making those measurements.