Building Next Generation Digital Platforms
There is growing need for data-driven applications and the need for digital
platforms to build these apps.
In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Muddu Sudhakar, VP and GM of Security &
IoT at Splunk, will cover different PaaS solutions and Big Data platforms
that are available to build applications.
In addition, AI and machine learning are creating new requirements that
developers need in the building of next-gen apps. The next-generation digital
platforms have some of the past platform needs and many new requirements. He
will provide reference architectures for next-gen platforms and sample apps
that can be built on this platform.
Muddu Sudhakar is VP and GM of Security & IoT at Splunk. Before that he was
CEO of Caspida, a leader in next-generation cybersecurity and threat
He is a seasoned and successf... (more)
Hadoop in the Cloud
Traditional on-premises data centers have long been the domain of modern data
platforms like Apache Hadoop, meaning companies who build their business on
public cloud were challenged to run Big Data processing and analytics at
scale. But recent advancements in Hadoop performance, security, and most
importantly cloud-native integrations, are giving organizations the ability
to truly gain value from all their data.
In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, David Tishgart, Director of Product
Marketing at Cloudera, will cover the ins and outs of Hadoop, and how it can ... (more)
Welcome to part one on my new blog series of IoT-focused postings. The IoT
has been picking up a lot of steam recently and as someone who works with
numerous companies building networked devices, I am fortunate to see the
evolution of the modern IoT firsthand. This series will focus not just on the
IoT and what it is and where it works, but we are going to be building along
at home as I undertake my own IoT journey. From start to finish I will
document my project and the results, and share what I learn. To get started
though, the post that I wrote that really spurred me on into t... (more)
The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer IT innovation case study
explores how the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology engages in digital
transformation for genomic research and healthcare paybacks.
We'll learn how HudsonAlpha leverages modern IT infrastructure and big-data
analytics to power a pioneering research project incubator and genomic
To describe new possibilities for exploiting cutting-edge IT infrastructure
and big data analytics for potentially unprecedented healthcare benefits,
we're joined by Dr. Liz Worthey, Director of Software Develo... (more)
Cloud Expo 2016 New York at the Javits Center New York was characterized by
increased attendance and a new focus on operations. These were both
encouraging signs for all involved in Cloud Computing and all that it
As Conference Chair, I work with the Cloud Expo team to structure three
keynotes, numerous general sessions, and more than 150 breakout sessions
along 10 tracks. Our job is to balance the state of enterprise IT today with
the trends that will be commonplace tomorrow.
Mobile Computing, Big Data and Analytics, the Internet of Things, Platforms
and Microservice... (more)
Machine Learning - It's All About the Data
Data is the fuel that drives the machine learning algorithmic engines and
ultimately provides the business value.
In his session at Cloud Expo, Ed Featherston, a director and senior
enterprise architect at Collaborative Consulting, will discuss the key
considerations around quality, volume, timeliness, and pedigree that must be
dealt with in order to properly fuel that engine.
Ed Featherston is a director/senior enterprise architect at Collaborative
Consulting. He brings 35 years of technology experience in designing,