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From "Musayev, Ilya" <imusa...@webmd.net>
Subject RE: Upcoming Call For Papers Cloud and Open Source Conferences
Date Fri, 29 Mar 2013 22:55:58 GMT
Sebastian

Granted the CloudExpo NYC approves our CFP, I will update the entry.

Regards
ilya

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sebastien Goasguen [mailto:runseb@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2013 6:55 AM
> To: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Upcoming Call For Papers Cloud and Open Source Conferences
> 
> Top posting, a reminder that we have a wiki page listing a lot of events with
> cloudstack presence:
> 
> https://cwiki.apache.org/CLOUDSTACK/draft-cloudstack-community-events-
> plan.html
> 
> Everyone should feel free to edit and had their events.
> 
> I just would like to point out that there are at least three type of events:
> 
> -Open Source Conferences
> --in Europe: FOSDEM, Linuxcon Europe, Apache Con europe, Linux Tag
> (Germany), RMLL (french), Open World Forum.
> 
> -Industry Expos
> 
> -Academic research conference
> --more along the lines of what Chiradeep has sent. The biggest issue here is
> that CFP are usually 6 months ahead and some of them require 8 to 10 pages
> of actual study.
> 
> To that you can add meet ups:
> -Linux User Groups
> -Java User Groups. I have had good "success" going to JUGs.
> 
> Someone needs to be the champion of a particular conference and drive the
> presence, even if only a talk. Add the conf to the wiki, add it on Lanyards
> etc...
> 
> -Sebastien
> 
> On Mar 27, 2013, at 4:12 PM, "Musayev, Ilya" <imusayev@webmd.net>
> wrote:
> 
> > Lets do it..
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: David Nalley [mailto:david@gnsa.us]
> >> Sent: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 4:10 PM
> >> To: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
> >> Cc: Swenson, Christopher
> >> Subject: Re: Upcoming Call For Papers Cloud and Open Source
> >> Conferences
> >>
> >> On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 2:53 PM, Musayev, Ilya
> <imusayev@webmd.net>
> >> wrote:
> >>> Mark,
> >>>
> >>> I can definitely repurpose the demo I'm about to do on april 10th @
> >>> NYC
> >> CloudStack MeetUp.
> >>>
> >>> My use case however is tailored mostly to VMWare, ASC4.1/ACS4.1 (if
> >> released by then) in traditional corporate infrastructure - that is
> >> willing to go cloud - but realizes that it wont happen overnight.
> >> While my use case will speak to at least 50% of users or more, we
> >> need may need one more speaker who can talk XEN/KVM and mention
> AWS like solution.
> >>>
> >>> How much time do they allocate for presentation and how many
> >> presentations are usually done within one cloud expo?
> >>>
> >>
> >> Ilya:
> >>
> >> This is the reality for the VAST majority of enterprises. Keep in
> >> mind just how pervasive VMware is in the enterprise datacenter.
> >> Couple that with the fact that the majority of enterprise workloads
> >> aren't quite ready for cloud-style deployment patterns and you start
> >> to realize that what you are building is what most of enterprise
> >> folks will need
> >> - you just happen to be on the leading edge.
> >>
> >> Greenfield cloud-style deployment patterns that folks like Netflix
> >> and Zynga use are compelling, and awesome - and are the way of the
> >> future, but that doesn't deal with the currently installed base of
> >> applications that simply aren't optimized for those deployment
> >> patterns. That doesn't mean that cloud management solutions can't be
> utilized, but it's a different story.
> >>
> >> If you are interested, we can pitch a presentation together. We can
> >> work on it offline if you wish.
> >>
> >> --David
> >
> >
> 



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