Schedule: Focus on Cloud Computing sessions

Any web business has to consider using a cloud service. The decision will be based on economics, reliability and your risk tolerance. This track will cover the latest tools and technologies used to minimize your risk. We thank Joyent for supporting the event.

Sessions are being confirmed daily. Please check back often to see the latest program content.

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Location: 2006 Level:
Tom Croucher (Uber)
Average rating: ***..
(3.31, 26 ratings)
I have made a map of everything involved in getting from your computer, via your ISP, to a web site and back. It's exhaustive, but that's the point. Where the heck should we optimize? This talk will take the audience on a journey through the guts of the internet to learn how and where to optimize for speed. Read more.
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Location: 2014 Level:
Jason Hoffman (Joyent, Inc.)
Average rating: **...
(2.73, 11 ratings)
Many businesses are challenged when trying to make the reality of cloud computing meet the promise of cloud computing. They hope to eliminate the hassle of managing infrastructure, gets rid of up-front capital costs, and make it possible to scale applications worry free-- but they hit roadblocks not the way. Read more.
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Location: 2010 Level:
Christopher Brown (Opscode)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 6 ratings)
While everyone has been loudly arguing the hype and kicking the tires, cloud computing has been quietly teaching us some valuable lessons. Which vendors or APIs succeed in the marketplace will be less interesting than the improved infrastructure, application architecture and even corporate IT deployments made possible by what we've learned. Read more.
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Location: 2010 Level:
Chris Saari (Yahoo!)
Average rating: ***..
(3.22, 9 ratings)
Addressing latency is what drives much of the real time web revolution as we know it today. From Twitter’s up to the moment updates, to Google serving a search result in the blink of an eye dealing with latency is the key to keeping the web, and your own computer, running quickly. Learn how to conquer latency for building fantastic products by looking at examples from around the industry. Read more.
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Location: 2010 Level:
Rajen Sheth (Google, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 9 ratings)
Google Enterprise is at the forefront of the cloud computing momentum. In this session Google Senior Product Manager Rajen Sheth will talk about building Google Apps from the idea phase to today's suite used by millions worldwide. He'll also touch on how cloud providers work with businesses, schools and organizations interested in cloud computing to address the issues they face. Read more.
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Location: 2010 Level:
Moderated by:
Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting)
Adrian Cole (jclouds), Jeremy Edberg (MinOps), John Fan (Cardinal Blue Software), Eran Shir (Dapper)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
What's most important in clouds? What killer features are missing, and what should clouds offer next? This panel will bring together heavyweight end users to look at the limitations of on-demand computing platforms today, and to suggest what needs to be built next in order for developers to truly embrace elastic computing. Read more.
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  • Microsoft Corporation
  • .CO
  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Ericsson
  • Germany Trade & Invest
  • IBM
  • Berlin Partner
  • blueKiwi
  • EffectiveUI
  • HP
  • Neustar, Inc.
  • OpenSRS
  • OpenText
  • PayPal
  • Pearltrees
  • The Planet

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