First Waltham Cloud Foundry Meetup Event
Food and Drink provided by Altoros (www.altoros.com (http://www.altoros.com/))!
The afternoon is proposed to go like this:
A Brief Introduction to Cloud Foundry: the Technology and the Community presented by Chris Ferris
Main Event - Implementation of Cloud Foundry 2.0 at NephoScale by Renat Khasanshyn
Part 1 (20 min) - Auto-scaling applications on OpenStack & AWS using Cloud Foundry as your private PaaS
Part 2 (10 min) - Case Study: Implementation of Cloud Foundry v 2.0 at NephoScale
Open Forum - This is YOUR meetup, so what would you like to achieve from this group, and what would you like presented at Future Meetups?
About Renat Khasanshyn:
Renat is founder & CEO of Altoros, and Venture Partner at Runa Capital. Renat helps define Altoros's strategic vision, and its role in Cloud Foundry PaaS ecosystem. In the past, Renat has been selected as finalist for the Emerging Executive of the Year award by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council and once won an IBM Business Mashup Challenge. Prior to founding Altoros, Renat was VP of Engineering for Tampa-based insurance company PriMed. Renat is also founder of Apatar, an open source data integration toolset, founder of Silicon Valley NewSQL User Group and co-founder of the Belarusian Java User Group. He studied Engineering at Belarusian National Technical University.
About Chris Ferris:
Chris currently works as an IBM Distinguished Engineer and CTO for Cloud Interoperability in IBM Software Group's Standards Strategy organization. He has been involved in the architecture, design, and engineering of distributed systems for most of his 33+ year career and has been actively engaged in open standards and open source development since 1999. He currently provides technical leadership for IBM's engagements in OpenStack and Cloud Foundry, as well as for IBM's participation in open standards activities relevant to Cloud.