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Looking at Enterprise Clouds at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley

Eucalyptus Systems CTO Rich Wolski to discuss ‘Services as an Infrastructure’

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Cloud computing is commonly described in terms of service-style access: "Infrastructure as a Service" (IaaS), "Platform as a Service" (PaaS), and "Software as a Service" (SaaS) are popular monikers attached to different styles of cloud computing. In the enterprise, however, it is often better to consider an alternative view in which services themselves are part of the infrastructure.

In his session at the 9th International Cloud Expo, Dr. Rich Wolski, CTO and Co-founder of Eucalyptus Systems Inc., will discuss "Services as an Infrastructure" as a way in which enterprises can architect production cloud computing environments. Cloud applications must consider the services they access as "The Infrastructure" independently of how those services are hosted. Wolski will illustrate specific deployment strategies based on user experiences with private clouds in various enterprise settings and discuss likely future technological developments.

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Speaker Bio:
Dr. Rich Wolski is the Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder of Eucalyptus Systems Inc., and a Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). Having received his MS and PhD from the University of California at Davis (while a researcher at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory), he has also held positions at the University of California, San Diego, and the University of Tennessee. He is also a strategic advisor to the San Diego Supercomputer Center and an adjunct faculty member at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Wolski has led several national scale research efforts in the area of high-performance distributed computing and grid computing, is the author of numerous research articles concerning the empirical study of distributed systems, and is the progenitor of the Eucalyptus project.

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The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo conference and exhibition in Santa Clara, November 7-10, 2011.

The recent Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, was the largest Cloud Computing conference ever produced with more sponsors, exhibitors and delegates than all other Cloud events of the year combined!

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley will attract more than 10,000 delegates from 48 countries and over 200 sponsors and exhibitors!

All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented at the 9th International Cloud Expo - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.

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