Distributed Computing through HPC and Big Data paradigms has renewed interest given recent increased adoption of the cloud. Andy will cover defining clusters through software, writing queries and algorithms and share war stories on running software over hundreds of cloud backed nodes.
Andy Cross is an author, software consultant, cloud architect and co-owner of Elastacloud. His passion for distributed computing, big data and high performance compute sees him building massively scalable system utilising the limitless potential of the cloud. Andy’s specialism in the Cloud realm is big data, computation distribution, runtime diagnostics and service elasticity.
He is a Windows Azure MVP, Insider, co-founder of the UK London Windows Azure User Group and a Microsoft DevPro Community Leader.