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Ahead in the Clouds - Agenda
February 18–19, 2009 in San Diego, CA

Tuesday, February 17
6:30 pm
Welcome Reception and Buffet Dinner

Wednesday, February 18
7:30 am


8:30 am
Conference Welcome
Tony Shaw, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
8:40 am
Conference Overview
Len Kleinrock and Bob Lucky, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
9:00 am
Understanding the Cloud
Russ Daniels, VP and Chief Technology Officer, Cloud Services Strategy, HP
9:50 am
Hadoop: Making Massive Data Useful
Doug Cutting, Hadoop Project Leader, Yahoo!
10:40 am
11:10 am
The Operating System for the Cloud
Amitabh Srivastava, Corporate Vice President, Windows Azure, Microsoft
12:00 pm
The Cloud: Innovation Unleashed
Steve Fisher, Senior Vice President, Platform Division, salesforce.com
12:40 pm
Members' Working Lunch
1:50 pm
Developer Dynamics in the Cloud
Greg Papadopoulos, Chief Technology Officer, Sun Microsystems
2:35 pm
Weaving Security into the Cloud
Eric Olden, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Symplified
3:10 pm
3:40 pm
The Cloud Platform Landscape
Michael Groner, Chief Architect, Appistry
4:20 pm
Bridging the Enterprise to the Cloud
Simon Crosby, Chief Technology Officer, Virtualization and Management Division, Citrix Systems
7:00 pm
Reception and Dinner

THURSDAY, February 19
7:30 am


8:30 am
Mid-Meeting Reflections
Tony Shaw, TTI/Vanguard
8:45 am
The Cloud and the Future of DBMSs
Michael Stonebraker, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, Vertica Systems
9:25 am

Three Clouds: The Evolution of Liquid Computing and Communications
David Reed, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board

10:00 am
Cloud Storage Requirements
George Crump, President, Storage Switzerland
10:35 am
11:05 am
Cloud-Enabling Enterprise Applications
Erik Troan, Chief Technology Officer, rPath
11:40 am
Cloud Dataflow: Massively Parallel Cloud Computing
Bill McColl, Founder, Cloudscale
12:15 pm
Cloud Computing and Enterprise Software: Some Observations
Vishal Sikka, Chief Technology Officer, SAP Labs and David Reed, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
12:50 pm
Members' Working Lunch
2:00 pm
Building Clouds with Commodity, Open-Source Software Components
Rich Wolski, Director, EUCALYPTUS Project
2:50 pm
Toward the Data Cloud
Paul Miller, Analyst, Cloudofdata.com
3:30 pm
Conference Reflections
Bob Lucky, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
4:00 pm
Close of Conference
6:30 pm

7:00 am


7:45 am
Depart for Field Trip to Calit2
12:30 pm
Depart for Airport

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