Applied Cloud Computing for Executives Details

This seminar goes beyond just the tools and vendors, but tries to cover the whole ecosystem. Cloud computing and virtualization are real IT game changers. It really changes all of the rules. This course shows how to exploit it and how the whole IT mindset has to change to allow for more agility.

This seminar covers the following subjects:

  • Economics of Cloud Computing 
  • Cloud Computing Basics 
  • Virtualization Basics 
  • Cloud Orchestration/IaaS 
    • Amazon WS EC2 (IaaS/SOA) 
    • Cloud Orchestration 
    • Other IaaS players
  • Ecosystem 
  • DevOps vs Traditional IT 
  • Tools, Software, Clustering
  • PaaS
    • Microsoft Azure (PaaS)
    • Google App Engine (PaaS)
    • VMWare CloudFoundry 
    • Other PaaS players 
  • Private Cloud
    • Eucalyptus
    • XenServer (private cloud) 
    • vSphere (private cloud) 
    • CloudStack
    • myCloud
  • Public Cloud
    • Amazon WS, OpenStack, OpenNebula, CloudStack
  • Hybrid Cloud
    • RightScale, DIY, Scalr, RedHat CloudFront and more 
    • JCloud, LibCloud, DeltaCloud
    • Single pane of glass
  • Major players
  • Notable Hardware 
  • NoSQL, Distributed Caching, MapReduce and BigData 
  • Case Studies: Starbucks, Zynga, and more.

We cover various vendors and where they fit: Amazon, Oracle, IBM, HP, Citrix, VMWare, Cisco, RackSpace, and more.

You should leave the seminar with some clear cut ideas on how to apply the cloud computing model to your business to reduce costs and increase flexibility and scalability of your organization.


This seminar is onsite and is only available in the San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, and San Diego areas. The costs is $2,500 for a five hour course. Call (415) 484-8348 to book this seminar.

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