Past Meetup

East Bay Cloud Native - Jan 2019

This Meetup is past

68 people went

Oracle

5805 Owens Dr · Pleasanton, CA

How to find us

Building 5805, conference room 1246 on the first floor. Entrance to the building is from the side door closest to the parking. Door position is shown as red pin on google map below. You can park anywhere in the open parking lot or parking structure.

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Details

Welcome to our fifth 'East Bay Cloud Native' meetup!

Agenda:
6:00: Grab a seat. Have some food and drinks and network.
6:30: Talk 1 - A case study on migrating to Cloud (Rashim Mogha)
7:30: Talk 2 - Using TCP acceleration to make your Cloud connections faster (Greg Gum)
8:30: More networking until 9:00pm.

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Talk 1 Description: Today, more than ever before large enterprises are exploring the option to move to cloud. One of the key requirements for these large enterprises is to be able to migrate their workloads seamlessly to cloud for performance and cost benefits. Join us to learn how University of Santiago moved their PeopleSoft Campus Management System to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to get a 35% cost benefit with help from the Oracle Partner, Astute.

Speaker Bio: Rashim Mogha is an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) evangelist. She helps cloud enthusiasts by articulating complex product capabilities into crisp, clear, and accessible benefits. A published author, speaker and women in tech evangelist, Rashim is passionate about empowering leaders to discover, visualize, and actualize their success. She also specializes in helping organizations develop enablement solutions delighting customers along the way. She has taught thousands of people the value and importance of Cloud computing, Conversational AI, and mindful leadership and has delivered keynotes, workshops, and conferences around the world.

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Talk 2 Description: You’ve written the perfect app or developed a cool cloud service, but what can you do for your customers/developers that need faster database updates, backups, mobile, and rich media/real time applications, due to slow Internet connectivity? Agenda outline:
1. Key reasons your Internet or cloud connections can slow down your app.
2. The “good, the bad, and the ugly” of using TCP/IP
3. New software-based TCP optimization techniques to make cloud-based applications run faster
4. How does it work
5. Live demo using AWS
6. End-Customer use cases/Using public AWS, Azure, GCP hosting comparisons
7. Q&A

Speaker Bio: Greg is the CEO and co-founder of VirtuLocity Networks a cloud PaaS provider. He has 25+ years in the telecom and networking industry. Formerly Board Director, Mingoa Ltd. (acquired by Microsemi), he was an Executive Director at USWEST/QWEST (acquired by CenturyLink) for 13 years running their broadband services. Greg has held senior management positions at Exalt Wireless, Telco Systems, ANDA Networks (acquired by BATM), Ishoni Networks (acquired by Royal Philips), and was a managing partner at Tsunami Ventures. He is a Wharton grad and is also AT&T data certified and an AWS Cloud Practitioner.

Please RSVP so the food can be ordered accordingly!