Stanford University
Palo Alto, California 94305

Cloud Computing---the New Face of Computing---Promise and Challenges

Date: July 19 (Saturday)
Place: Cubberley Auditorium, Stanford University

Santa Clara Valley Chapter of the IEEE Computer Society (
Stanford Student Chapter of the IEEE
North America Taiwanese Engineers' Association (NATEA): (

$65 Non-IEEE Member;
$60 IEEE Member;
$30 Students or Unemployed.

8:30 to 9:00 Registration

9:00 to 9:15 Opening Remarks, Organizers (IEEE CS, Stanford IEEE and NATEA)

9:15 to 10:00 Hamid Pirahesh, IBM Almaden Research
Keynote: "Impact of Cloud Computing on Emerging Software System Architecture and Solutions"

10:00 to 10:45 Jimmy Lin, University of Maryland at College Park
"Scalable Text Processing with MapReduce"

10:45 to 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 to 11:30 Jim Rivera,
"Platform as a Service: Changing the Economics of Innovation"

11:30 to 12:00 Joydeep Sen Sarma and Ashish Thusoo, Facebook
"Hive: Datawarehousing and Analytics on Hadoop"

12:00 to 1:00 Lunch Break (light lunch will be proivded by the conference)

1:00 to 1:30 Hairong Kuang, Yahoo
"Take an internal look at Hadoop"

1:30 to 2:00 Mano Marks, Google
"App Engine: Building a Scalable Web Application on Google's infrastructure"

2:00 to 2:30 Kevin Beyer, IBM Almaden Research
"Jaql: Querying JSON data on Hadoop"

2:30 to 2:45 Coffee Break

2:45 to 3:15 Mihai Budiu, Microsoft Research in Silicon Valley
"DryadLINQ -- a language for data-parallel computation on computer clusters"

3:15 to 3:45 Jinesh Varia, Evangelist, Amazon Web Services
"Cloud Architectures -- New way to design architectures by building it in the cloud"

$65; $30 Students or Unemployed.

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