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Alan Sill

Alan Sill
Director, Cloud and Autonomic Computing Center, Texas Tech University

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Alan Sill directs the National Science Foundation Center for Cloud and Autonomic Computing at Texas Tech University, where he is also a senior scientist at the High Performance Computing Center. A particle physicist by training, he serves as VP of Standards for Open Grid Forum, co-chairs the US National Institute of Standards and Technology “Standards Acceleration to Jumpstart Adoption of Cloud Computing” working group, and co-edits the IEEE Cloud Computing magazine. He is active in many cloud standards working groups and on national and international standards roadmap committees and is committed to development of advanced distributed computing methods for real-world science and business applications.


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Alan Sill (Texas Tech University)
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In the range of API and protocol development from free-form to totally static, there is room in open clouds for patterns that allow both for dynamic discovery and predictable reuse. This talk highlights open cloud standards-based methods that have stood up to testing in the National Science Foundation's Cloud and Autonomic Computing Center Standards Testing Lab under real-world conditions. Read more.