A free panel on Cloud Computing:
* What is Cloud Computing and why is it important?
* Comparison of platforms and tools available today for moving to the cloud
* How to move an existing web service to the cloud
* What are the issues today? What can be expected in the future?
Hank Williams - KloudShare
Hank is a tech entrepreneur that has been developing products for
over 20 years including one of the first contact managers and
schedulers for the Mac called DayMaker, and ClickRadio, the first
Internet music service to license content from all the major record
Hank is currently CEO of KloudShare, a semi-stealth startup focused on the development of cloud based database services and development tools.
Hans Zaunere - New York PHP
Hans Zaunere is President and Founder, New York PHP. He is also a central figure in New York's technical landscape, having co-founded New York's BSD group, and co-organized technical events and PHP conferences. Today Mr. Zaunere operates New York PHP and New York PHP Community fulltime, supporting the "business community" by uniting dot-com with dot-org and managing a team of technology professionals. Under Mr. Zaunere's leadership, New York PHP develops and supports critical systems for the financial, medical, and military spaces. New York PHP Community continues as the largest PHP group, thanks to the involvement of thousands worldwide, and a timeline and who's who of the PHP and open source community.
Ronald Bradford - 42SQL
Ronald has 2 decades experience in RDBMS architecture with MySQL, Oracle and Ingres across traditional and web based enterprise solutions. Having provided consulting services since 1996, including most recently working as a Senior Consultant with MySQL Inc, he has worked with architecture, scalability and performance issues across multiple industry sectors.
Ronald is now focused on advisory and consulting services in deploying scalable architecture solutions for online applications. Any successful product requires an understanding of information across multiple data sources, various products, sources caching infrastructures and cloud computing capabilities.
Mike Nolet - AppNexus
As Director of Analytics and a product manager at Right Media, Mike Nolet designed and managed key applications including predictive optimization, inventory forecasting, and Media Guard. He worked with clients Yahoo, MySpace, CPX Interactive, and others to leverage the Right Media Exchange for maximum benefit. Mike's insight into the intersection between business needs and technology innovation began at 15, when he sold his first software application, and continued at Princeton University, where he studied Economics. He has used that insight as a cofounder and CTO of AppNexus, where he is the core architect and manager of a cloud hosting platform that combines a enterprise-quality equipment and service, with powerful but simple-to-use technical tools.
Moderator: Murat Aktihanoglu ( http://unype.com )
July 29th, 2008
6:30PM - 8:30PM
632 Broadway Suite 301
New York, NY 10012
( Big thanks goes to Jonah Keegan and Meetup Inc. for the meeting space)