Technical Fellow and Chief Software Architect, Calxeda
Niall Dalton is a Technical Fellow at Calxeda, creators of revolutionary server-on-a-chip technology enabling new levels of performance densityin datacenters around the world. His experience includes roles such as Director of High-Frequency Trading at Cantor Fitzgerald; CTO of Kx Systems, a leading vendor of high-performance column-oriented database software widely used on Wall Street; and as CTO at X.R.N.D., a European vendor of distributed data analysis software. He has also enjoyed a variety of engineering and research positions in Europe and the US in areas such as language design and compilers for parallel computing, data-intensive distributed systems and non-traditional
The disruption of cloud computing is gaining momentum as enterprises iterate with new and ever-more-capable technologies and tools. This session will take a closer look at which tools enterprises are embracing to accelerate their time to value in cloud deployments while improving the ability of user communities to drive new streams of competitive differentiation by developing, testing, deploying and iterating applications faster than ever before. A panel of experts from technology providers, open source projects and enterprises will give participants a tour of new cloud technologies and tools that are available, proven in production environments and ready to deploy. Participants will leave the session armed with an understanding of which tools are the best choices for their enterprise cloud deployments.