[SATLUG] Possible Future Presentation

Christopher Lemire christopher.lemire at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 01:57:46 CST 2010

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 10:16 PM, Robert Pearson <e2eiod at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 4:51 PM, Doug <ftm at satx.rr.com> wrote:
>> I know there is some estoric concern and curiousity abut cloud computing,
>> however, I doubt the average user is really interested.
>> What I would like to see is a presentaton and how to do it for "Software as
>> a service"  An area where there is a lot of interest, and a very limited
>> availability.  I would like to find out how to offer this service locally
>> and have the servers and computing power and connectivity to do it, if I
>> only knew how to set it up.  I wonder if there are others on here in It who
>> would like to learn more about thi svery under-utilized service.
>> --
> Here is a slide presentation that might help focus questions for the meeting:
> "Saas And Cloud Computing for the Public Sector"
> <http://www.slideshare.net/rosscooney/saas-and-cloud-computing-for-the-public-sector>
> The key words above are "Public Sector" The Public Sector is the
> largest market by far for "make a profit" Cloud Computing companies.
> We will not hear much about "Private Sector" Cloud Computing like
> Department of Defense (DOD) and others.
> Two related short, to the point posts:
> "Defining SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, etc"
> <http://cloudfeed.net/2008/06/03/defining-saas-paas-iaas-etc/>
> "The Rise of Cloud Platforms and Why the OS Doesn’t Matter"
> <http://cloudfeed.net/2008/08/28/the-rise-of-cloud-platforms-and-why-the-os-doesnt-matter/>
> These are similar to Ernest de Leon's posts and are for other points of view.
> I read Ernest de Leon's posts with great interest. They are excellent.
> More to the point, Ernest can bring great technical detail to each
> level. Someting that is lacking in most of the overview posts. I read
> this post first and followed the links to other posts for a clear
> picture:
> "Orchestration and Life Cycle Management bring true value to Cloud Computing"
> <http://www.siliconewhisperer.com/index.php/2009/12/15/orchestration-and-life-cycle-management-bring-true-value-to-cloud-computing/>
> The driving force behind Cloud Computing success is the Business Model - SaaS.
> To my great regret previous attempts like InfiniBand (IaaS), ILM
> (PaaS) and SOA (SaaS) (and possibly ITIL, ITSM (SaaS)) have been
> abandoned.
>  SATLUG is a very technical organization and Ernest looks like a good
> bet to deliver what highly technical people need and want to hear
> about Cloud Computing.
> Cloud Computing is not for everyone...
> --
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Why not have of making suggestions for future topics by satluggers and
a way of voting for them on the wiki or site?

Christopher Lemire <christopher.lemire at gmail.com>
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