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Make Data Work
22–23 May 2017: Training
23–25 May 2017: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK

Journey to AWS: Straddling two worlds

Calum Murray (Intuit)
14:0514:45 Thursday, 25 May 2017
Big data and the Cloud
Location: Capital Suite 13
Level: Intermediate
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Who is this presentation for?

  • Data architects

Prerequisite knowledge

  • Familiarity with cloud deployments and basic data architecture

What you'll learn

  • Explore straddling on-premises and cloud deployments with regard to data and data systems


As Intuit moves its SaaS platform from its own data centers to AWS, it will straddle both worlds for a period of time (and potentially indefinitely). Calum Murray looks at what straddling means to data and data systems.

Topics include:

  • Managing analytics between the cloud and on-premises
  • Security in the cloud: Tips and techniques
  • Managing DR across zones
  • Managing DR between the cloud and your data centers
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Calum Murray


Calum Murray is the chief data architect in the Small Business Group at Intuit. Calum has 20 years’ experience in software development, primarily in the finance and small business spaces. Over his career, he has worked with various languages, technologies, and topologies to deliver everything from real-time payments platforms to business intelligence platforms.