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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)

Christophe Bisciglia Will Discuss Technical and Business Issues of Hadoop at Cloud Computing Expo

Cloud Computing Expo on Ulitzer Many in the industry have heard of Hadoop, and in his session at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, Christophe Bisciglia, Co-Founder of Cloudera, gets a little deeper. Hadoop is based on the same methods Google uses to store and process petabytes of data, but thanks to contributions from many in the open source community you can leverage these same methods to make sense of every increasing volumes of enterprise data. Bisciglia will highlight the technical and business issues that make Hadoop so powerful for large scale data processing. The 4th I... (more)

Adobe to Discusses Social Media and Government

Loni Stark, group manager for Government Solutions at Adobe Systems Incorporated, recently interviewed with Focus Washington TechView to discuss the emergence of social media in government and how agencies are leveraging newer technologies, such as Twitter and Facebook, with positive returns. Social media has illustrated government agencies can interact with citizens in a more engaging manner versus the traditional perception of "cold," impersonal processes, Stark explained.   A significant opportunity for agencies, she continued, is learning how to take lessons from social medi... (more)

Oracle "All In" at New York's Cloud Expo - II

Oracle Keynote at Cloud Expo Whatever questions people may have had about Oracle and its commitment to Cloud Computing should be answered at Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York April 19-21. The company is the sole Diamond Sponsor, and has also committed to eight sessions during the three days of the world's largest event of its kind. Register Today and Save $550 ! Explore Sponsorship Opportunities ! After the Opening Keynote on "Enterprise IT and the Cloud", being given by Oracle's Richard Sarwal and Hasan Rizvi, four technical breakout sessions will be presented on the o... (more)

Cloud Interoperability Magazine Launched at Ulitzer.com

A brand new online magazine, Cloud Interoperability Magazine, has been launched by the Cloud Computing Interoperability Forum using the all-new Ulitzer publishing platform. The Forum, a group of industry stakeholders that are active in cloud computing, now has its online home at cloudinterop.ulitzer.com - and the magazine, edited by Cloud thought leader and activist Reuven Cohen, demonstrates very well indeed the power and ease-of-use of Ulitzer. The new magazine joins other brand new online magazines recently launched at Ulitzer.com including MultiTouch Tech Journal, iPhone Dev... (more)