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Saturday, April 30
 

1:30pm

Lew Tucker, CTO for Cloud Computing at Cisco

Come listen to Lew Tucker talk about Cloud Computing from a historical perspective, focusing on the big IT pendulum that swings from centralized to decentralized with every generation.


Speakers
avatar for Lew Tucker

Lew Tucker

VP/CTO, Cisco
Lew Tucker is VP/CTO of Cloud Computing at Cisco, where he is responsible for shaping cloud strategy and products.  He’s currently leading a team working on the Quantum networking service in the OpenStack community and serves as vice-chairman of the OpenStack Foundation. |  


Saturday April 30, 2011 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Galileo

2:00pm

Sriram Krishnan, Program Manager at Microsoft Azure

Azure Program Manager Sriram Krishnan will talk about the Microsoft Azure Cloud. 


Speakers

Saturday April 30, 2011 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Galileo

2:30pm

Ezra Zygmuntowicz, Big brain at VMware

Ezra Zygmuntowicz, co-founder of EngineYard and co-creator of Cloud Foundry, talks about developers and what cloud computing can offer.



Saturday April 30, 2011 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Galileo

3:00pm

Deploying and Monitoring Cassandra on AWS

Netflix architect and rockstar Adrian Cockcroft talks about the challenges of driving Cloud Computing in your organization.


Speakers

Saturday April 30, 2011 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Mercury / Jupiter

3:00pm

What are public clouds still missing?

Public clouds, or IaaS, hasn't been around that long, and there are still plenty of things it needs to be a complete replacement of dedicated hardware. Come listen to heavy public cloud users Vladimir Giverts and John Schulty talk about what still is a pain in the IaaS!


Speakers
avatar for Vlad Giverts

Vlad Giverts

Sr Director of Engineering, Workday
Vlad builds data products for Workday that leverage search and machine learning technologies. He was previously the CTO at Identified, a search and predictive analytics startup in the recruiting space acquired by Workday in early 2014. Vlad holds a degree in Computer Science from UC Berkeley.


Saturday April 30, 2011 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Galileo

3:00pm

What will PaaS look like in 3 years?

Platforms-as-a-Service have come a long way since EngineYard started out. While they are maturing fast, they remain limited in giving users control. What will they look like 3 years from now?

Video: http://blip.tv/episode/5197090

 



Saturday April 30, 2011 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Saturn

3:00pm

Architecture Workshop

Sign up for a mini-architecture workshop onsite at the Meetup to work on specific scenarios you are looking at cloud enabling. Allan Naim from Microsoft will be running 1:1 workshops on a first come, first served basis.  Sign up early!


Speakers

Saturday April 30, 2011 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Executive Conference room

4:00pm

Playing Sherlock with Big Data

Come listen to Ray Duong from Apple and Paco Nathan from IMVU talk about some of the insights they gained from their use of Hadoop, and real-time analytics in the cloud.

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/pacoid/hidden-gems-found-with-hadoop


Speakers
PN

Paco Nathan

Evil Mad Scientist, Liber 118
Paco Nathan, is a "player/coach" who has led innovative Data teams building large-scale apps for several years. Paco is an O'Reilly author, Apache Spark open source evangelist with Databricks, and an advisor for Amplify Partners.


Saturday April 30, 2011 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Mercury / Jupiter

4:00pm

Surviving outages in public and private clouds

Cloud infrastructure assumes a set of best practices such as Design For Failure. Come listen to Chris Pinkham compare and contrast the availability architectures of public cloud AWS and private cloud Nimbula, then to Adrian Cockcroft describe how Netflix kept their subscribers entertained despite the outage.



Saturday April 30, 2011 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Galileo

4:00pm

Why the heck did Citrix contribute vSphere support to OpenStack?

Ewan Mellor, Director of Engineering for OpenStack at Citrix and a member of the OpenStack Project Policy Board, will describe how and why OpenStack is hypervisor-agnostic, and why Citrix added support for VMware vSphere to OpenStack.  He will finish by describing the new features planned for the next two OpenStack releases.  The OpenStack design summit was Tuesday to Friday this week in Santa Clara, so Ewan will bring hot-off-the-press details of what was discussed and what is now planned for the rest of the year.

Video: http://blip.tv/episode/5197901


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Saturday April 30, 2011 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Saturn

5:00pm

OpenStack: Cloud's Big Tent

Joshua McKenty, one of the founders of OpenStack, will present a brief review of the OpenStack project, the ecosystem that has formed around it, and some thoughts on what it means for the future of Cloud Computing.


Speakers
avatar for Joshua McKenty

Joshua McKenty

Field CTO, Cloud Foundry at Pivotal, Pivotal Software
Entrepreneur and technologist Joshua McKenty is the Field CTO for Cloud Foundry, at Pivotal. McKenty works with Fortune 100 customers who seek to transition to a cloud-native architecture, and with Pivotal’s Cloud Foundry team to bring new features and functionality to Cloud Foundry-based products, the industry-standard enterprise platform for the cloud era.  | A San Francisco Business Times 40-Under-40 Leader and NASA Ames Honor Award... Read More →


Saturday April 30, 2011 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Mercury / Jupiter

5:00pm

Scaling Twitter

Come listen to John Adams tell the tale of scaling twitter!

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/netik/john-adams-talk-cloudy


Speakers

Saturday April 30, 2011 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Galileo

5:00pm

Delivering the promise of Cloud computing through Automation

If you can launch a thousand virtual machines in the cloud, but it takes you two weeks to configure those thousand machines to service a business need, you aren’t gaining any advantage. Automation is a key component to realizing the promise of cloud infrastructure.

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/brainfinger/cloud-automation-strategies-7807684


Speakers
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Teyo Tyree

Co-Founder of Puppet Labs, I am passionate about Opensource software communities, automation, and cloud computing. Despite better judgement, I enjoy snowboarding, mountain bike and generally putting myself at risk of bodily harm.


Saturday April 30, 2011 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Saturn

6:00pm

Introducing Cloud in your organization

Come listen to Netflix rockstar Adrian Cockcroft talk about why and how to drive cloud computing in your organization, covering re-org politics as well as practical transition techniques for developers.

Sldies: http://slidesha.re/msrZqP

Video: http://blip.tv/episode/5196577


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Saturday April 30, 2011 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Saturn

6:00pm

Hands on - How we built a real-time analytics solution on Azure

Delivering live streaming video to hundreds of thousands of concurrent users is a challenge; providing real-time insight into quality, performance, availability is an occasionally painful learning experience.

Come listen to Mark Simms tear apart an Azure based analytics solution built by his team and share some of the ups and downs along the way.


Saturday April 30, 2011 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Mercury / Jupiter

6:00pm

How can Cloud help Mobile?

Building a mobile app? Come listen to rockstar iOS developers Mike Mayo and Tim Burks talk about how the Cloud can help you build an app worthy of legend.



Saturday April 30, 2011 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Galileo

7:00pm

SaaS Success - A Basic Blueprint

While organizations spend a LOT of time understanding the technical transformation required to build a SaaS service, they fail to understand that this is just the anchorage of the transitional bridging they must do. In order to gain share and revenues they must deal with the remaining pieces of the bridge to SaaS success, which are their mindset, their organizational structure and their go to market tactics. This presentation will take a look at a basic blueprint for bridging to SaaS success.

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/KenRutsky/bridging-to-saas-success-a-basic-blueprint

Video: http://blip.tv/episode/5198103


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Saturday April 30, 2011 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Saturn

7:00pm

Cloud Benchmarks

Wondering what cloud gets you most CPU per dollar? Come listen to “Cloud Application Benchmarks” to learn about  cloud characteristics, cloud performance metrics, cloud monitoring, cloud benchmarks and how you can contribute to SPECcloud workgroup.


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Saturday April 30, 2011 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Galileo

7:00pm

MongoDB Internals
Speakers
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Alvin Richards

Alvin is Senior Director of Enterprise Engineering for 10gen on the West Coast. He has held leadership positions at Oracle and NetApp as well as several startups in the Archiving, Web Platform and Java instrumentation spaces. With 20+ years of combined experience in these areas, what he most enjoys is building cool products and great teams and challenging the status quo. Alvin earned separate degrees in Computer Science and Photography from... Read More →


Saturday April 30, 2011 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mercury / Jupiter

7:00pm

Azure Workshop

Curious about Microsoft Azure? Want to try it out, but don't know where to start? You're in luck, the Microsoft Azure team is in town to help you out, one on one!


Saturday April 30, 2011 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Executive Conference room

7:30pm

Dinner

Pizza, salad, snacks, and beverages provided by Microsoft.


Saturday April 30, 2011 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Mercury / Jupiter