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Randy Shoup, Google Cloud Computing
Randy is a 20-year veteran of
Silicon Valley, with experience across real-time eCommerce systems, large-scale
data analysis, and business intelligence. He gives regular presentations on
distributed computing and infrastructure scaling at industry and academic
Prior to Google, Randy was CTO and Co-Founder at
Shopilly. Before that, Randy was Chief Engineer and Distinguished
Architect at eBay, where he led architecture, design, and implementation of
eBay's real-time search infrastructure.
Earlier, he was Chief Architect and Technical Fellow at Tumbleweed
Communications, developing messaging and email security systems for financial
institutions and large enterprises. He has also held a variety of software
development and architecture roles at Oracle and Informatica.
Presentation: "Cloud Computing at Google"
Friday 11:40 - 12:30
Grand Ballroom A
Google operates one of
the largest computing infrastructures on the planet, in service of some of the
world's largest customer-facing web properties. Through the Google App
Engine platform, and through the infrastructure services of Google Compute
Engine, Google Cloud Storage, Google BigQuery, etc., significant components of
Google's computing infrastructure are now available to external applications.
This session will delve
into the pieces of the Google technology stack which enable these services,
including BigTable, Megastore, Dremel, virtualization, etc. It will also
explore Google's hard-won design principles for building and maintaining
highly-available planet-scale applications in the cloud, including isolation,
failure tolerance, testability, and security.