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IBM to Present at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo
Senior Software Engineer Doug Tidwell will look at deploying, using and managing services in the cloud
Jan. 12, 2009 10:52 PM
Doug Tidwell, Senior Software Engineer at IBM, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Tidwell, who works in IBM’s Software Strategy group focusing on Cloud Computing and SOA, will look at how to deploy, use and manage services in the cloud.
"REST and WS-* services have made the software behind our applications more flexible," notes Tidwell, adding: "Cloud computing promises to do the same for the hardware."
In his session he'll start by using REST (JSR-311) to work with code and data in the cloud, and go on to look at some of the more advanced features of the WS-* stack, including encryption and authentication.
"Delegates who come to my session will leave with an understanding of how these two major trends complement each other," Tidwell says.
Speaker Bio: Doug Tidwell is a Senior Software Engineer at IBM. He was a speaker at the first XML conference in 1997, and has spoken on technical topics around the world. He works in IBM’s Software Strategy group, focusing on Cloud Computing and SOA. He is the author of O'Reilly's book on XSLT, a co-author of O'Reilly's book on SOAP, and has published dozens of articles and tutorials on IBM's developerWorks site and elsewhere.
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