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Composite Apps Present Performance Challenge with Cloud Computing

Compuware's Doug Willoughby to Speak at Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York

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 give IT end-to-end application visibility from datacenter to end-users' browsers are essential to deploy composite applications."

"Beginning with use cases and real world examples, this session will detail how IT operations, and increasingly IT architects and developers, can build and deploy composite applications with manageability as their foremost concern."

Doug Willoughby is currently the Director of Cloud Computing for Compuware, a leading provider of APM tools for Web applications. Prior to Compuware he was at Sun, which he joined in 1988 and where he participated in the development and marketing of some of Sun's most pioneering and disruptive technologies, including Project Spring, Distribute Objects Everywhere (DOE), NextStep/OpenStep, and Java. Willoughby was also part of the team of 14 engineers and architects who developed "network.com" - Sun's first utility computing offering.

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