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Cloud Tech is the largest gathering of cloud technologists & engineers in the bay area. Our speakers include the top cloud computing entrepreneurs & experts.

Come join us Saturday, October 6th, from 9am to 6pm at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA for a full 8 hours of learning directly from great minds sharing their secrets!

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Special thanks to our sponsors who made this all possible. They are: CloudStack, Scalr, VMware, Rackspace, HP, DataStax, AWS, Canonical, Puppet, and General Catalyst.

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Saturday, October 6 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Escape From Amazon: Tips/Techniques for Reducing AWS Dependencies

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As more startups use Amazon Web Services, the following scenario becomes increasingly frequent - the startup is acquired but required by the parent company to move away from AWS and into their own data centers. Given the all encompassing nature of AWS, this is not a trivial task and necessitates careful planning at both the application and systems level. In this presentation, Soam recounts his experience at Delve, a video publishing SaaS platform, with their post acquisition migration to Limelight Networks, a global CDN, during a period of tremendous growth in traffic. In particular, he shares some of the tips/techniques employed during this process to reduce AWS dependence and evolve to a hybrid private/AWS global architecture that has allowed it to compete effectively with digital video leaders like Brightcove and Ooyala.

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Soam Acharya

Chief Scientist, Limelight Video Platform, Limelight Networks
Soam Acharya is Chief Scientist and Architect of the Limelight Video Platform at Limelight Networks. His current work focuses on video analytics, hybrid cloud architectures and bigdata issues. Prior to acquisition by Limelight, he led Delve Network's initiatives into semantic video, video search, analytics and cloud computing in AWS. | | Previously, Soam worked on web and enterprise search at Inktomi where he was a key member of the GigaDoc... Read More →

Saturday October 6, 2012 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Hahn Auditorium Computer History Museum

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