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Tuesday, August 18 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
We Need An Uber For The Datacenter - Kenneth Hui, Platform9

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Scale-out distributed applications are being created today, not only within web-scale companies, but increasingly within more traditional enterprises. However, our current datacenter technologies are not well-suited to run these applications. Matching resources, such as CPU and RAM with applications, is still a manual and error prone process. What we need are tools to automate the management of datacenter resources, similar to how Uber has automated and revolutionized the taxi industry with their software.

In this session, we will look at what Uber can teach us about how to better manage our datacenters. We will also look at how Apache Mesos, which came out of Twitter, is the ideal tool for implementing these lessons and giving every company the ability to create the datacenter of the future today. This will include a deep dive into the Mesos architecture.

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Kenneth Hui

Director of Technical Marketing, Platform9, Platform9
I am the Director of Technical Marketing and Partner Alliances at Platform9, where we are enabling customers to be successful through our SaaS managed private cloud solution.  My passion is to help IT deliver value through collaboration, automation, and cloud computing.  I am an OpenStack Ambassador and a VMware vExpert.  I blog about cloud computing, distributed systems, OpenStack, VMware, and Platform9 at... Read More →


Tuesday August 18, 2015 2:00pm - 2:50pm
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