6:30-7:00 -- Networking
Welcome and Introduction by Mark Sykes, Kx COO
7:00 pm - 7:20 pm
Glenn Wright, Kx Systems Architect will talk about kdb+ on the cloud, and
Rebecca Kelly, Kx Core Pre-Sales Engineer, will give a demo of kdb+ on the Amazon cloud.
7:20 pm - 7:40 pm
Ian Lester, Senior Principal Developer, Nomura will talk about planning for a kdb+ implementation on AWS. He will give a high-level overview of the planning process for implementing a kdb+ application in AWS, and will discuss key issues he has come across relating to EC2 and data migration.
7:40 pm - 8:00 pm
Peter Williams, AWS Global head of financial services partner technology will talk about kdb+ and cloud adoption in financial services. He will describe the cloud adoption journey for financial institutions and highlight new services in AWS that will deliver business value to our kdb+ users.
8:00 pm -8:30 pm
Open Q&A and Free Beers!
The presenters will stay after the talks for an informal cloud discussion led by Rebecca Kelly.