10:40am–11:20am Wednesday, 07/18/2012
Private cloud computing has become an integral part of global business. While each platform provides a way for virtual machines to be deployed, implementations vary widely. It can be difficult to determine which features are right for your needs. This session will discuss the top open source private cloud platforms and provide analysis on which one is the best fit for you.
2:30pm–3:10pm Thursday, 07/19/2012
Advanced 3D visualization has long been relegated to powerful workstations or supercomputers. Recent efforts have extended the open source, scientific computing tools VTK and ParaView to run on the popular Android and iOS mobile platforms. This proposal shows how to run and interact with Big Data on mobile platforms, as well as perform advanced visualization directly on the mobile device.
10:40am–11:20am Thursday, 07/19/2012
More and more companies, large and small, are using open source software. Sometimes, in addition to just using the software they also want to try to support the development efforts. How hard could that be?
1:40pm–2:20pm Thursday, 07/19/2012
SDN is the promise of bringing comparable programmability to the network by abstracting a logical view from the underlying infrastructure for more agility, flexibility, scalability but also for more innovation, looking at networks in a new way and allowing for better synergies with applications running on it. 2012 is poised to be a pivotal year with production deployments, new players and more.