|By Jeremy Geelan||
|October 19, 2012 03:00 AM EDT||
Who is speaking about what next month at the largest cloud computing and big data event in the world?
Here's a quick reference guide for those working out which sessions they most want to attend November 5-8 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA...once the doors open in under 3 weeks' time to 11th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo Silicon Valley - co-located with 2nd International BigDataExpo.
Opening Keynote: Open Cloud – Place Your Bets!
Day 2 Keynote | An Open Cloud Discussion
Day 3 Keynote | Cloud Applications: Some Assembly Required
Lunchtime Focus Keynote | The Extended Enterprise: Taking Your App Delivery Strategy to the Cloud
CEO Power Panel | There's No Business Like the Cloud & Big Data Business!
Lawrence Guillory & Rodney Rogers & Brian Patrick Donaghy & Joe Weinman & Chris C. Kemp & Rob Clyde
CTO Power Panel | What is the Cloud Computing Technical State of the Union?
Alistair Farquharson & Wayne Ariola & Gordon Haff & Alok Rishi
TECHNICAL & STRATEGY SESSIONS (alphabetical order by topic):
Address Your Big Data Needs with the Cloud
Analyzing Big Data with Quirrel
John A. De Goes
Anatomy of an Internet Scale Application
APIs – The Wiring Behind the Cloud
Are Enterprises Ready for Private SaaS and PaaS?
Application Portability, Not Lock-In: From Desktop to Private & Public PaaS
B2B Transaction Cloud Meets B2B Social Media
Backup Strategies to the Cloud
Best Practices of API Management
Big Data Alchemy – Turning Big Iron into Gold!
The Big Data Fail – Pretending Your Data Isn’t Relational When It Really Is
Big Data: How to Deploy a Solution Without Making it a BIG Ordeal?
Big Data is at the Heart of Cloud Computing
Big Data Storage & Management: Unlocking the Power of Hadoop
Build a Software Defined Data Center using VMware
Building a "Mainstream" Private Cloud: What You Need to Know
Building A Roadmap To Cloud
Building an Open Hybrid Cloud with Red Hat
Case Study: Deploying a Highly-Scalability Application in the Cloud
Case Study: Leveraging Premium Connectivity to Simplify and Speed Up Data Access
Challenges and Opportunities for a Cloud-based Application Delivery Strategy
Cloudonomics: Can the Cloud Be Strategic?
The Cloud and the Network – A Match Made in Heaven
Cloud Application Black Magic
Cloud Automation: The Admin and User Experience
Brian Patrick Donaghy
Cloud Based Super Computing
Cloud Computing Adoption: Where Are We Really?
Cloud Data – Right Here, Right Now in Real-Time
Sumit Sarkar & Paul Griffin
Cloud Doesn’t Come in a Box! Building a Safe and Available Cloud
VR Satish & Daniel Grave
The Cloud Identity Crisis: How Identity and Information Protection will Dictate Future Cloud Success...or Failure
Cloud Surveillance: The Next Big Cloud (R)evolution?
Creating a Secure Hadoop Initiative
Cyber Security in the Cloud: Trends, Challenges & Solutions
The Democratization of IT: IT as Service Provider
Dependencies Gone Wild: Testing Cloud Applications
Deploying and Managing an Application on a Platform-as-a-Service
Driving Innovation Through the Cloud
Empowering Your Software Ecosystem with an Application Marketplace
Executing Enterprise Clouds
The Executive View on Cloud Service Brokers – Leveraging Cloud Solutions in a Cloud Service Broker Model
Chad M. Lawler
Expanding into Europe – A Checklist for Cloud Service Providers
Christian Dawson & Martijn Kooiman
The Five Steps to Deploying a Private Cloud
Flow-based Network Elasticity in Cloud – A Cure to Operations Nightmare
Four Degrees of Separation from SaaS
Freeing Cloud Data – SQL for SaaS
Jaime Meritt & Jesse Davis
From Infrastructure to Applications - the Next Step in Your Cloud Journey
Richa Dhanda & Murthy Mathiprakasam
Game Changer - High Performance Computing in the Cloud For Everyone
Scott Houston & Stephen Spector
Goldilocks and The Three SSDs
How Clouds Will Become Safer Than Your Datacenter
Having Data Security Nightmares? Fight the Monsters under your IT Bed with Secure Cloud and Network Unification
Christopher K. Ortbals
How Does My Enterprise API Platform Differ From Facebook, Twitter and Netflix?
How Private PaaS Can Take You From Code To Cloud In 45 Minutes
Hybrid Clouds Get Real: Tools for Blending Public, Private, and Virtual Private Clouds
The Impact of Big Data and Cloud on Data Connectivity
Innovative Information Services Powered by Cloud and Big Data Technologies
Intel IT’s Approach to the Open Private Cloud
Internet of Things + Smart Grid = Big Data (and a Solution to the Energy Crisis)
It's a Hybrid Polyglot World: App Management and the Cloud
The IT Talent Shift: Preparing Your Enterprise IT Talent for the Cloud
Lessons from Managing 500+ AWS MySQL Instances
Maintain Ultimate Control of Cloud Backups with StorageCraft Technologies
Making Money in the OpenStack Ecosystem
Managing the Explosive Growth and Consolidation of Data in the Cloud
Maximizing Business Value in a Cloud Enabled Ecosystem
Maximize Strategic Flexibility by Building an Open Hybrid Cloud
Network Virtualization – Amplifying the Power of Cloud Computing
A New Paradigm for Big Data Storage
Next-Generation Cloud Management: The Cloud Service Broker
Iain James Marshall & Jean-Pierre Laisné
Object Storage for Big Data Panel: Revolutionary Storage for Big Data
Tom Leyden & Ranajit Nevatia & Robin Harris & Janae Lee & Greg E. Scott
Optimizing API Integration and Performance for Cloud-Driven Mobile Apps
Own the Core, Rent the Spikes: Hybrid Elastic Computing for Digital Commerce
Performance Management in Big Data Applications
Private vs. Public Cloud
Reaching China with Your Website & Cloud Application: The Hard Truth
Reducing the Cost and Complexity of Cloud Migrations
A Risk-Based Approach to Continuous Monitoring
Safe Cloud Applications: Why is Nirvana So Hard?
Scaling Big Data in the Cloud
Scaling Cloud Network Infrastructures with Maximum ROI
Scaling in the Cloud
Serious Help for the Scalably-Challenged
Simplifying Enterprise Deployments of OpenStack with SUSE Cloud
Peter Linnell & Cameron Seader
Software-Defined Storage for Cloud Computing
Storage Performance in the Cloud
This is Your Career. This is Your Career on OpenStack.
Top Ten Cloud Security Threats for SMBs
Transforming Cloud Infrastructure to Support Big Data
Truth and Lies about Cloud in Europe: Smart Cloud Expansion Starts in the Netherlands
Jelle Frank van der Zwet
Under the Hood: Cloud Acceleration Techniques for Mission-Critical Applications
Utilizing the Cloud to Stay Focused on What Matters
Velocity Marketing - Growth Hackers, Try and Buy, Freemium Oh My!
Why Capacity Management As You Know It is Dead
You Are Investing Millions on Cloud Computing and the Organization Does Not Know What It Is
Zero Touch Compliance for Cloud Platforms
[session] From Build to Scale: Lifecycle of Microservices By @fortyfivan | @CloudExpo #Microservices
More and more companies are looking to microservices as an architectural pattern for breaking apart applications into more manageable pieces so that agile teams can deliver new features quicker and more effectively. What this pattern has done more than anything to date is spark organizational transformations, setting the foundation for future application development. In practice, however, there are a number of considerations to make that go beyond simply “build, ship, and run,” which changes ho...
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Feb. 8, 2016 12:45 PM EST Reads: 351
SYS-CON Events announced today that Commvault, a global leader in enterprise data protection and information management, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Commvault is a leading provider of data protection and information management...
Feb. 8, 2016 10:45 AM EST Reads: 377
SYS-CON Events announced today that AppNeta, the leader in performance insight for business-critical web applications, will exhibit and present at SYS-CON's @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo New York, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. AppNeta is the only application performance monitoring (APM) company to provide solutions for all applications – applications you develop internally, business-critical SaaS applications you use and the networks that deli...
Feb. 8, 2016 10:15 AM EST Reads: 354
The (re?)emergence of Microservices was especially prominent in this week’s news. What are they good for? do they make sense for your application? should you take the plunge? and what do Microservices mean for your DevOps and Continuous Delivery efforts? Continue reading for more on Microservices, containers, DevOps culture, and more top news from the past week. As always, stay tuned to all the news coming from@ElectricCloud on DevOps and Continuous Delivery throughout the week and retweet/favo...
Feb. 8, 2016 09:45 AM EST Reads: 175
If we look at slow, traditional IT and jump to the conclusion that just because we found its issues intractable before, that necessarily means we will again, then it’s time for a rethink. As a matter of fact, the world of IT has changed over the last ten years or so. We’ve been experiencing unprecedented innovation across the board – innovation in technology as well as in how people organize and accomplish tasks. Let’s take a look at three differences between today’s modern, digital context...
Feb. 8, 2016 08:15 AM EST Reads: 168
The battle over bimodal IT is heating up. Now that there’s a reasonably broad consensus that Gartner’s advice about bimodal IT is deeply flawed – consensus everywhere except perhaps at Gartner – various ideas are springing up to fill the void. The bimodal problem, of course, is well understood. ‘Traditional’ or ‘slow’ IT uses hidebound, laborious processes that would only get in the way of ‘fast’ or ‘agile’ digital efforts. The result: incoherent IT strategies and shadow IT struggles that lead ...
Feb. 7, 2016 05:00 PM EST Reads: 435
SYS-CON Events announced today that VAI, a leading ERP software provider, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.) is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its flexible solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, specialty retail and service sectors. An IBM Premier Business Part...
Feb. 7, 2016 02:00 PM EST Reads: 565
SYS-CON Events announced today that Alert Logic, Inc., the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Alert Logic, Inc., provides Security-as-a-Service for on-premises, cloud, and hybrid infrastructures, delivering deep security insight and continuous protection for customers at a lower cost than traditional security solutions. Ful...
Feb. 7, 2016 01:45 PM EST Reads: 368
In most cases, it is convenient to have some human interaction with a web (micro-)service, no matter how small it is. A traditional approach would be to create an HTTP interface, where user requests will be dispatched and HTML/CSS pages must be served. This approach is indeed very traditional for a web site, but not really convenient for a web service, which is not intended to be good looking, 24x7 up and running and UX-optimized. Instead, talking to a web service in a chat-bot mode would be muc...
Feb. 7, 2016 01:15 PM EST Reads: 199
SYS-CON Events announced today that Catchpoint Systems, Inc., a provider of innovative web and infrastructure monitoring solutions, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's DevOps Summit at 18th Cloud Expo New York, which will take place June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Catchpoint is a leading Digital Performance Analytics company that provides unparalleled insight into customer-critical services to help consistently deliver an amazing customer experience. Designed...
Feb. 7, 2016 01:00 PM EST Reads: 336
Continuous Delivery and Release Automation for Microservices By @Anders_Wallgren | @DevOpsSummit #Microservices
As software organizations continue to invest in achieving Continuous Delivery (CD) of their applications, we see increased interest in microservices architectures, which–on the face of it–seem like a natural fit for enabling CD. In microservices (or its predecessor, “SOA”), the business functionality is decomposed into a set of independent, self-contained services that communicate with each other via an API. Each of the services has their own application release cycle, and are developed and depl...
Feb. 6, 2016 02:00 PM EST Reads: 213
At the heart of the Cloud Native model is a microservices application architecture, and applying this to a telco SDN scenario offers enormous opportunity for product innovation and competitive advantage. For example in the ETSI NFV Ecosystem white paper they describe one of the product markets that SDN might address to be the Home sector. Vendors like Alcatel market SDN-based solutions for the home market, offering Home Gateways – A virtual residential gateway (vRGW) where service provider...
Feb. 6, 2016 01:00 PM EST Reads: 149
In the Bimodal model we find two areas of IT - the traditional kind where the main concern is keeping the lights on and the IT focusing on agility and speed, where everything needs to be faster. Today companies are investing in new technologies and processes to emulate their most agile competitors. Gone are the days of waterfall development and releases only every few months. Today's IT and the business it powers demands performance akin to a supercar - everything needs to be faster, every sc...
Feb. 6, 2016 09:00 AM EST Reads: 514
With microservices, SOA and distributed architectures becoming more popular, it is becoming increasingly harder to keep track of where time is spent in a distributed application when trying to diagnose performance problems. Distributed tracing systems attempt to address this problem by following application requests across service boundaries, persisting metadata along the way that provide context for fine-grained performance monitoring.
Feb. 5, 2016 03:45 PM EST Reads: 801
Web performance issues and advances have been gaining a stronger presence in the headlines as people are becoming more aware of its impact on virtually every business, and 2015 was no exception. We saw a myriad of major outages this year hit some of the biggest corporations, as well as some technology integrations and other news that we IT Ops aficionados find very exciting. This past year has offered several opportunities for growth and evolution in the performance realm — even the worst failu...
Feb. 3, 2016 10:00 PM EST Reads: 548
Are you someone who knows that the number one rule in DevOps is “Don’t Panic”? Especially when it comes to making Continuous Delivery changes inside your organization? Are you someone that theorizes that if anyone implements real automation changes, the solution will instantly become antiquated and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable?
Feb. 3, 2016 06:30 PM EST Reads: 315
Welcome to the first top DevOps news roundup of 2016! At the end of last year, we saw some great predictions for 2016. While we’re excited to kick off the new year, this week’s top posts reminded us to take a second to slow down and really understand the current state of affairs. For example, do you actually know what microservices are – or aren’t? What about DevOps? Does the emphasis still fall mostly on the development side? This week’s top news definitely got the wheels turning and just migh...
Feb. 3, 2016 03:00 PM EST Reads: 287
Test automation is arguably the most important innovation to the process of QA testing in software development. The ability to automate regression testing and other repetitive test cases can significantly reduce the overall production time for even the most complex solutions. As software continues to be developed for new platforms – including mobile devices and the diverse array of endpoints that will be created during the rise of the Internet of Things - automation integration will have a huge ...
Feb. 3, 2016 02:00 PM EST Reads: 641
I recently spotted a five-year-old blog post by Mike Gualtieri of Forrester, where he suggests firing your quality assurance (QA) team to improve your quality. He got the idea from a client who actually tried and succeeded with this counterintuitive move. The thinking goes that without a QA team to cover for them, developers are more likely to take care of quality properly – or risk getting the dreaded Sunday morning wakeup call to fix something. Gualtieri’s post generated modest buzz at th...
Feb. 3, 2016 07:00 AM EST Reads: 618