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Cloud Computing Workshop - Seattle


Thursday, June 16, 2011 from 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM (PDT)

Cloud Computing Workshop - Seattle

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Enterprise Cloud Workshop  - Co-located with CloudCamp Seattle

Cloud-Enable your Applications - Learn from the Experts

Business leaders are asking IT to provide an environment that responds quickly to business needs. Public Clouds have demonstrated their value; now Private Clouds are beginning to emerge. Join us for a workshop where experts from the field will share their experience and help you assess the risks and benefits of moving your application to public or private clouds.

To participate in this workshop, you will be asked to propose an application (real or hypothetical) that you want to run in the cloud. Your proposed application will be given a quick review based on previous assessments. We will use the proposals to help us determine the examples used in the workshop. At the end of the workshop you will receive a personalized assessment by one of the facilitators.

Who should attend:

Architects, Product Managers, Project Managers, IT Specialists, IT Managers, IT Directors, Developers, System Administrators and Business Leaders.

Full Day Agenda:

  9:00 – 11:30   1-on-1 Assessments (By appointment only) - Come anytime between 9-11 and we will help you from 9-12. The earlier you come the better b/c you'll have more time

Half Day Agenda:

11:30 – Noon   Registration
Noon –   1:00   Lunch
Noon – 12:30   Introduction to OSSM (“Awesome”) Clouds - On-demand, Self-service, Scalable, Measured
12:30 –   1:00   Popular & Compelling Use Cases

  • Collaboration Apps, Mobile Apps
  • Short-term Apps (Marketing Campaign)
  • Unpredictable usage (New Consumer Apps etc)
  • Business Analytics (Hadoop/BigData)
  • Online Storage/Disaster Recovery/Business Cont.
  • High Performance Computing, Dev & Test

1:00 –  1:30  Initial assessment of submitted proposals
1:30 –  2:00  Cloud Application Assessments

  • Where to Start?
    • Choosing a Service Model
    • Choosing a Deployment Model 

2:00 – 2:45   Presentation: Public Cloud vs. Private Cloud: Where does your app belong?
2:45 – 3:00   Break
3:00 – 3:45   Cloud Application Assessments (Continued)

  • Identifying Challenges
  • Common Dependencies
  • Security, Regulations, Risk
  • Complexity, Quality of Service
  • Application Readiness Assessment
  • Vendor Selection Criteria
  • Vendor Selection Process
  • Design for Cloud

3:45 – 4:00  Further Considerations
4:00 – 4:45  Lab: Fill out Assessment Worksheet & Review
4:45 – 5:30  Individual Assessment Review

Grand Hyatt Seattle
721 Pine Street, 7th Floor Washington Room
Seattle, WA 98101

Dave Nielsen (Platform D)
Larry Carvalho (RobustCloud)
Tony Cowan, SOA Strategy Lead (IBM) 

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When & Where

Hyatt Regency Seattle
721 Pine Street
7th Floor Washington Room
Seattle, WA 98101

Thursday, June 16, 2011 from 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM (PDT)

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CloudWorkshop is a 4 hour event to help companies figure out which applications should run in the cloud and which type of cloud platform to use.

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