Stu Charlton on Cloud Computing

Posted in Cloud Computing, Conferences on April 01, 2009

Stu Charlton on Cloud Computing

In this interview from QCon San Francisco 2008, Stu Charlton discusses cloud computing, differences between traditional and cloud hosting, platform versus infrastructure cloud, how cloud will change software development and deployment, avoiding vendor lock-in, moving a system into the cloud, the benefits of clouds to small/medium size businesses, and cloud tool support.

Stuart Charlton is the Chief Software Architect for Elastra, a provider of Cloud Computing software infrastructure. Stuart specializes in the areas of systems architecture, RESTful web architecture, data warehousing, and is an avid student of lean & agile approaches to business processes and product development.

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