The Total Cost of (Non) Ownership in the Cloud Miles Ward, Solutions Architect, AWS
Explore the financial considerations of owning and operating a traditional data center versus utilising cloud infrastructure. The session will consider many cost factors which can be overlooked when comparing models, such as training, support contracts and software licensing. Learn how to further reduce your current costs on AWS and improve your spend predicability.
Planning the Migration to the Cloud Santanu Dutt, Solutions Architect, AWS
Gain insight on how Enterprise customers migrated existing IT infrastructure and mission critical applications to AWS. Learn approaches for creating a migration plan, identifying low hanging fruit, applications which may not suit migration, and long term planning for core business systems. Topics covered will also include the extension of the data centre into the cloud via Amazon VPC and AWS Direct Connect.
Serving Media from the Edge Kingsley Wood, Business Development Manager, AWS The explosion of media content makes the Internet richer and more dynamic, but it also poses challenges for IT. What happens if your website becomes instantly popular? What if your mobile application goes viral? AWS has powerful products to help deliver your service quicker, with an optimal user experience, and at minimal cost, and at massive scale. AWS provides the flexibility and agility needed in today's fast-paced web environment. In this session, we will review products, architectures, and best practices for media storage, processing, and the delivery of static and dynamic content around the world.
Security and Privacy in the AWS Cloud Miles Ward, Solutions Architect, AWS & Bhavin Gandhi, techincal Consultant, Trend Micro Attend this joint presentation between AWS & Trend Micro to learn about AWS best security practices along with Trend Micro's Secure Cloud offering. With the rapid provisioning, agility, and mobility of cloud computing, you may not always know where your data is or who can access it. Secure Cloud gives you peace of mind, knowing your sensitive information is encrypted. And with patent-pending policy-based key management, you can validate the identity and integrity of servers requesting encryption keys and specify where and when your encrypted data can be accessed.
Amazon Database Services: DynamoDB: A seamlessly scalable NoSQL datastore & Relational Database Services Deep Dive Sundar Raghavan, General Manager, AWS Do you want to deliver a massively scalable web application that also performs well? Your first crucial decision is to choose the right database architecture. Your architecture should not only scale to operate seamlessly across thousands of servers but also need to deal with various failure modes such as server failures, datacenter failures and network partitions. While there is a lot of discussion on the internet on SQL vs. NoSQL, we see that successful AWS customers choose the right database architecture based on application requirements. In this session, we will show how Gumi, Intuit and Samsung use Amazon RDS to scale their internet apps to millions of users. We will show how Weatherbug and Shazam use Amazon DynamoDB to make millions of users happy. Join this session to learn the specifics on how to design for scale, performance, reliability and ease of programming to build your next web application. AWS enables you to use SQL and NoSQL data stores at the right place for the right reasons, and deliver your high scale applications to market quickly.
Benchmarking and Performance on AWS Robert Barnes, Director of Benchmarking, AWS In software and services, benchmarks are often used as a way to compare the performance of competing offerings. In this session, the best practices for consuming cloud benchmark results and for designing and executing cloud benchmarks are explored.
AWS Enabling the Startup Ecosystem Pieter Kemps, Business Development Manager, AWS Find out how we help startups to develop faster as they progress from the ideation stage to their Minimum Viable Product (MVP). We will also discuss how this allows startups to scale on AWS, as well as how the ecosystem and funding has changed because of cloud computing and AWS.
Agile Development on the Cloud Joe Ziegler, Technology Evangelist, AWS & Shishir Das, Indian Continuous Delivery Lead, Thoughtworks A core tenet of the Agile Manifesto is to build working software quickly, gain feedback and respond to change. With AWS applications can be developed rapidly and deployed instantly. We will discuss in detail and provide working examples to support four standard Agile technical practices: Automated Testing, Continuous Integration, Infrastructure as Code and Continuous Delivery.
Partner Presentations by Intel: The Disruption of Big Data Mukesh Gangadhar, Senior Performance Architect, Intel
The increasingly connected world we live in is producing data exponentially faster than ever before. With access to new computing tools these seemingly random data stores can be analyzed to find the signal in all the noise and drive value for companies and customers. See how Intel and AWS make this analysis of Big Data possible and easy to do.
Architecting your Killer App on AWS Joe Ziegler, Technology Evangelist, AWS
How do you develop an application from scratch to take advantage of the benefits AWS services offer? Learn how to design to fully utilize the principles of Elasticity, Designing for Failure, Loose Coupling, and Security
& Performance. Take a deeper look at some of the unique services available from AWS such as Amazon CloudSearch, Amazon DynamoDB and Auto Scaling.
Developing for your Target Market: Social, Games & Mobile Apps Kingsley Wood, Business Development Manager, AWS Looking to build a social networking startup on the Cloud? Hoping to create the next wildly popular online game? Learn how AWS enables highly successful application developers to take advantage of the tremendous innovations in cloud computing to handle unprecedented volumes of traffic, enormous user numbers and vast amounts of data, all at a fraction of the cost compared to traditional approaches. Combined with new found agility and amazingly low time to market, these are must-know best practices and techniques in the rapidly evolving and highly competitive online landscape.
Best Practices: Microsoft on AWS Miles Ward, Solutions Architect, AWS Learn the best practices for deploying Microsoft operating systems and servers on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances. This session will additionally cover MS SQL Server on AWS as well as deploying, administering and maintaining SharePoint in a scalable, highly available configuration.
Data without Limits Dr. Werner Vogels, Chief Technology Officer, Amazon.com
The new data centricity drives that we have to rethink how we collect, store, manage, analyze and share our data, as all these processes now require limitless resources. Enterprises and startups alike are investing in large scale data analysis to serve their customers better and create a competitive edge for their companies. From Cloud to Crowds, many new techniques are required to ensure that questions can be answered with high quality in a timely and cost efficient manner. This closing keynote will focus on the unique challenges of big-data, the changes in infrastructure required to support the new world and how innovations in crowd sourcing and cloud computing are removing barriers for companies to be successful.
* Please note that this agenda is subject to change.
Dr. Vogels is Vice President & Chief Technology Officer at Amazon.com where he is responsible for driving the company's technology vision, which is to continuously enhance the innovation on behalf of Amazon's customers at a global scale.
Prior to joining Amazon, he worked as a researcher at Cornell University where he was a principal investigator in several research projects that target the scalability and robustness of mission-critical enterprise computing systems. He has held positions of VP of Technology and CTO in companies that handled the transition of academic technology into industry.
Vogels holds a Ph.D. from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam and has authored many articles for journals and conferences, most of them on distributed systems technologies for enterprise computing. He was named the 2008 CTO of the Year by Information Week for his contributions to making Cloud Computing a reality. For his unique style in engaging customers, media and the general public, Dr. Vogels received the 2009 Media Momentum Personality of Year Award.
Simone Brunozzi is a truly passionate technologist. After being an entrepreneur, a professor, a CTO, and after writing two technical books and two novels, he joined Amazon.com in March 2008 in the role of Amazon Web Services Technology Evangelist for Europe (EMEA), to raise awareness about Cloud Computing and help developers build applications. In January 2010 he relocated to Singapore, becoming the first AWS Technology Evangelist for the APAC region. In 2010 he received the "2010 Cloud Evangelist of the Year" award. In July 2012, Simone relocated to San Francisco, where he maintains the same role, Technology Evangelist, focusing on events, companies and startups in California, mainly in San Francisco and the Bay Area.
Business Development Manager
Kingsley Wood lives in Singapore managing Business Development across APAC for Amazon Web Services (http://aws.amazon.com). He moved out from Amazon's Head Quarters in Seattle, where he managed Business Development for AWS Structured Data services. 12 years in the USA, he managed strategic relationships with VMWare, Microsoft, Novell, Citrix, etc. for a variety of software companies including Rational, IBM, InstallShield, Macrovision and Acresso. He has evolved a strong understanding of the IT world, web software architecture, virtualization, cloud computing and related technologies.
Enabling customers to leverage cloud computing with an amazingly powerful and rapidly evolving set of services from AWS is an exciting role. Educating and evangelizing to diverse technical audiences from almost every vertical utilizing IT today. With AWS Regions in Singapore and Tokyo, Amazon targets all of APAC products including Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon RDS (Relational Database Service), Amazon Elastic MapReduce, and Amazon CloudFront.
Managing Director, Asia Pacific
Shane Owenby is Managing Director of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) for Asia Pacific. Shane leads the team that helps businesses of all sizes across Asia Pacific learn about AWS and implement the cloud computing platform, allowing them to save money, accelerate their time to market, and focus on their core business. Shane has over 14 years of experience in sales, channel development, software engineering, international technical operations and general management in the United States and Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Amazon Web Services, Shane held senior management positions in Sydney and Singapore over the last six years.
Joe started his life in Texas but began his career in Silicon Valley. Previously, Joe worked at Netscape developing some of the first e-commerce applications during the early days of the Internet. His next venture took him to NetGravity and his second classic Internet IPO. After that, he enjoyed building several startups from the ground up in the role of the technical executive responsible for building the company IP and managing the engineering groups. His most recent thriving venture is Iris Data Services, which landed on the "Forbes 500 Fastest Growing Companies in the US" list. Joe started using cloud services in 2006 to create the infrastructure for Iris Data Services as the Director of Technical Services. Additionally, he worked with several enterprises developed on the cloud, including building his own company, IndexMedia, on Amazon Web Services. Now he has enthusiastically become an evangelist for Amazon, speaking about the services and features available to customers.
Business Development Manager
Pieter Kemps is responsible for establishing and managing relations with the venture capital (VC) community for Amazon Web Services in Asia Pacific. He engages frequently with the leading Incubators and VC's across the region to help them create value in their portfolio companies by leveraging the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud platform. In doing so, he supports startups that use AWS to better develop, market, and monetize their offerings, and connects them with VC's where appropriate.
Miles Ward is a three-time technology startup entrepreneur with a decade of experience building global-scale analysis infrastructures. Miles has been with Amazon Web Services since 2010 and is responsible for designing and developing AWS Solution Architectures relating to big data and social analytics, multi-tiered storage, live video streaming, and HA and DR approaches for RDBMS and NoSQL systems. Miles supports emerging partners in our growing ISV and SI ecosystem, has developed patent-pending innovations at AWS, and published the SQL Server on EC2 and MongoDB on EC2 white papers.
General Manager, Amazon DynamoDB
Swami Sivasubramanian works as a General Manager and Architect for NoSQL Database services in Amazon Web Services where he builds large scale cloud computing platforms and also manages different groups within AWS Database services. He manages the Amazon DynamoDB, Elasticache, SQS, SNS and SimpleDB services. Swami has built several large scale systems in the past. Some of the well known ones (that is externally visible) include Amazon Dynamo, Amazon CloudFront and Amazon RDS. He has also built other large scale systems that is used for building Amazon service infrastructure.
Business Development Manager
Jeff is responsible for Amazon Web Services Storage business across the Asia-Pacific region. He is a 24 year veteran of the IT Industry with extensive Telco, Software and Services experience on both sides of the fence.
Mrittika Ganguli is employed as a Platform Software Architect in Intel's Datacenter and Connected Systems Group. She has 16 years of experience in Software Systems design, development and Architecture. Her expertise at Intel lies in building the server system management architecture for cloud and server hardware deployed for cloud in datacenters. She has 4 approved patents and published material in external journals.
Santanu Dutt is a Solutions Architect with Amazon Web Services (AWS) where he is responsible in educating companies with the service offerings of the AWS platform, as well as helping them in their architecture with the best practices to build highly scalable and resilient applications on the AWS Cloud.
Co-Founder and CTO
Shiva is Co-Founder and CTO for Apalya Technologies, which was started in year 2005. Before starting Apalya, he has worked in US and Europe in various real-time & mobile OS products. As the CTO he leads all innovation and product development initiatives in Apalya.
Co-Founder and CTO
Dabbling in technology for more than 17 years. Milind is a strong believer in bringing technology to solutions and am passionate about building engineering teams that deliver end-to-end solutions. Favorite pass-time is philosophizing on software development.
Eros Digital Group
Pawan is SVP & CTO at Eros Digital, largest Bollywood Entertainment company. Eros Digital is a high energy startup division of Eros International, building products that plan to chance the way south asian content is consumed.
Earlier, Pawan was heading Video Engineering at Yahoo R&D, Bangalore, with specific focus on video "discovery". Prior to joining Yahoo!, Pawan has been Senior Vice President & CTO at Tecoma Technologies and Lead Architect, Media & Entertainment at Hewlett-Packard. Pawan has over 20 years of industry and international experience working with Media/eCommerce companies and clients like Hewlett-Packard, BBC, TWI, British Telecom and Ascent Media.
Pawan has published several research articles in conference publications and has recent patents filings on Video Fingerprinting and Mobile Encoders.
Sr. Vice President and Head IT Infra
Over a decade of extensive technical and business setup experience with profit accountability in organizations like TCS, Birlasoft and Visual soft. IITD Alumnus with 25 years of experience in successfully leading different IT Infrastructure and software projects.
Roy de Souza
Co-Founder and CEO
Roy de Souza. a thought leader in advertising technology, founded ZEDO in Silicon Valley in the early Internet growth period of 1999. it is now the 3rd largest global Internet advertising technology firm and a pioneer in Internet advertising technologies and platforms. Roy believes that Internet advertising, as it offers better formats and simpler ways to buy, will inevitably outstrip TV advertising. Widely regarded as an expert on online advertising, Roy is a well-known figure in the online advertising industry on the West Coast (USA) and a frequent speaker at ad:tech and other industry conferences in the US, India and around the world.
Vice President - Technology and Founder
Mohit is the Technology Founder and is responsible for InMobi's technology development, including infrastructure, application management and IT.
Prior to joining InMobi, Mohit was based out of San Francisco and managed the technology operations at Virgin Mobile, world's largest mobile virtual network operator (MVNO). At Virgin Mobile, he was instrumental in designing and deploying post-paid billing system and revenue recognition system on a pre-paid platform. This helped significantly to make Virgin Mobile the largest and the most successful MVNO in the US. Mohit has also worked at AT&T and is a part of several patents filed in the telecommunication area.
Mohit completed his undergraduate studies from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT). He has an eye towards innovation and simplicity and is passionate about technology and its possibilities. Mohit was always fascinated by tales of people with small ideas turning them into global powerhouses and always dreamed of being the part of such an endeavor himself. So when opportunity knocked at his door to be the Technology Founder of InMobi, he jumped at it. It is Mohit's belief that strong discipline and desire to be at the top of the world will one day make InMobi one of the biggest and the smartest companies.
Co-Founder and VP of Engineering and Architecture
Satya is passionate about Data Science, Cloud Computing, Semantic Web, High Performance Computing and Social Media. He is a Co-founder and VP of Engineering & Architecture at Indix, a stealth mode startup, where they are building the world's largest price database using some of the coolest technologies like Hadoop, MapReduce, MongoDB, Java, Ruby, Scala, Groovy, Node.js and Objective-C.
Satya has a Masters Degree in Computer Science & Engineering from Royal Melbourne University of Technology (RMIT), Melbourne, Australia.
Chief Executive Officer
With a strong track record in building business and a keen interest in the latest technologies, Virender has been focusing on evaluating new market opportunities, attracting strategic partnerships, realigning the company's portfolio of offerings and driving profitable growth. He has a reputation for spotting disruptive technology trends well in advance and leveraging transformational services (Cloud, Mobility, Analytics etc) to create value for customers, while growing business operations multi-fold. This quality, coupled with Virender's rich international experience, has been steering Ramco towards becoming a strong Cloud ERP player.
Head - Cloud Computing Center of Excellence
In current role, Balaji is involved in definition of Cognizant Cloud offerings, definition of cloud-enabled solutions and incubation of partner based transformation offerings such as AWS. In prior avatars, he has been involved in development of software products and led many first of its kind technology-consulting assignments.
Bhavin Gandhi is a technical consultant with Trend Micro in mumbai. He works with Sales teams to provide consultancy for different Trend Micro solutions.
Bhavin has 12 yrs of experience in Network & Security domain. Before joining Trend Micro, he has worked with Wipro & Ramco Systems with exposure in implementation and support of various network security projects.
Bhavin has completed Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering.
Indian Continuous Delivery Lead
Shishir Das works at ThoughtWorks as a Continuous Delivery Practice Lead for the India region, having previously been a Technical Lead for several Agile software delivery projects. Shishir has significant experience leading distributed teams which involved solutioning, coaching and mentoring. He is currently working on developing SaaS solutions on AWS for ThoughtWorks Studios.
Sundar Raghavan is the GM for Amazon Relational Database Service which provides MySQL, Oracle and SQL Server databases as a fully managed service. He and his team are responsible for delivering optimal customer experience by focusing on rapid innovation and operational excellence. Prior to this role, he was the chief product and marketing officer at Skytap. He is an industry veteran with a successful 18 year career in product management and software engineering roles at Google, Ariba, Arbor Software (Oracle), and MicroStrategy. Sundar holds a BS degree in Electrical Communication Engineering from Indian Institute of Science and a MS degree in Computer Systems Engineering from Northeastern University, Boston.
Director of Benchmarking
Robert Barnes is responsible for benchmarking across Amazon Web Services. Robert began his career at Lockheed Missiles and Space where he worked on a variety of database and enterprise applications. He moved to Digital Equipment Corporation for ten years working on database and Transaction Processing applications and software before moving to the NorthWest to work for Microsoft in 1994. At Microsoft, Barnes helped develop transaction processing features and enterprise capabilties for Windows. In 2010, Barnes joined Amazon Web Services to define and establish a benchmarking focus with an emphasis on measuring AWS with a customer's perspective.
Mukesh Gangadhar works in Intel's Software and Services Group, where his role as a senior performance architect, is focused in improving software applications in the areas of performance and optimization on Intel based platforms. His other interests include algorithm optimization for performance and power, cloud computing and big data.