|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
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