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Building the right infrastructure that can scale up or down at a moment's notice - the very essence of Cloud Computing - has become ever more crucial in today's challenging business landscape. But it can be a complicated and expensive task, which is why we're pleased to have the Chief Technology Officer of Amazon.com, Dr. Werner Vogels, give the Opening Keynote at the 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, being held March 30-April 1, 2009. Join us in New York City to hear first-hand about Infrastructure as a Service and the lessons Amazon.com learned from building one of the world's largest distributed systems. Dr Vogels will explore the many challenges of building a reliable, flexible architecture that can manage unpredictable behaviors of today's internet business. The main focus of his keynote session will be state management - one of the dominatin... (more)

2nd International "Cloud Expo Europe" Call For Papers Now Open

SYS-CON Events announced today that Call for Papers for the 2nd International Cloud Expo Europe is now open, which will take place this summer in Prague, Czech Republic. Cloud Expo is the world's leading Cloud-focused event and is held five times a year, in New York City, Silicon Valley, Prague, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Over 200 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry professionals became part of Cloud Expo since its inception, more than all other Cloud-related events put together worldwide. Cloud Expo Europe 2009 in Prague: Themes & Topics Cloud Experts Head to Prague for Cloud Expo ... (more)

Oracle Goes "All In" at Cloud Expo in New York - I

Oracle Keynote at Cloud Expo Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's humorous remarks about Cloud Computing a couple of years ago have been widely misunderstood. A facile reading of them might give the impression that he was dismissive of the entire topic. But clearly, he was saying companies were slapping the term "Cloud Computing" onto their products to such a degree as to render the term meaningless. Register Today and Save $550 ! Explore Sponsorship Opportunities ! Oracle is clearly working to bring meaningful discussion to Cloud Computing at this juncture. In addition to being the sole D... (more)

Cloud Expo to Offer Special Free Pass to Everyone Who Retweets @CloudExpo

Cloud Expo, Inc. announced on Thursday that it will offer a special free "TwitterVIP" pass to everyone who retweets the upcoming event @CloudExpo. The largest Cloud event in the world will take place April 19 -21 at the Javits Center in New York City. Free "Twitter Retweet" event passes will be issued to everyone who retweets the event @CloudExpo. Simply copy paste and tweet or retweet: "Register for #CloudExpo New York for FREE at @CloudExpo! http://bit.ly/deupdq" The "TwitterVIP" pass offers free access to the three full-day special events that are co-located with Cloud Expo Ne... (more)

Composite Apps Present Performance Challenge with Cloud Computing

Compuware Session at Cloud Expo "While core business functionality and databases will still typically be provided by resources located in the data center, composite applications are increasingly composed of services provided from multiple sources, many of which are outside the direct control of the application's owner," writes Doug Willoughby, Director of Cloud Computing at Compuware. Doug will be presented a session at Cloud Expo at the Javtis Center in New York entitled, "Performance Management for Composite Applications." He writes, "to prevent finger pointing, tools which giv... (more)