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Category: Cloud Computing

 SATURN 2016 Awards Conferred

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Since 2010, the SEI and IEEE have been conferring two attendee-selected awards at SATURN. The IEEE Software SATURN Architecture in Practice Presentation Award is given to the presentation that best describes experiences, methods, and lessons learned from the implementation of...

 First Software Solutions Conference, Arlington, Va., Nov. 16-18, 2015

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Software: Catalyst of Change With the increasing reliance on and penetration of software into everyday lives, the need for organizations to predictably develop, acquire, and sustain high-quality software systems has never been greater. To address this need, the Carnegie Mellon...

 Link Roundup, 1-20-15: Clouds at Hyperscale

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Clouds at Hyperscale For media services everywhere, January is the time to write summaries of the previous year and make forecasts about the next one. Lisa Wirthman of Forbes Magazine helps us transition to the new year with How the...

 Tactical Cloudlets: Moving Cloud Computing to the Edge

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Soldiers in battle or emergency workers responding to a disaster often find themselves in environments with limited computing resources, rapidly-changing mission requirements, high levels of stress, and limited connectivity, which are often referred to as "tactical edge environments." These types...

 Link Roundup, 10/21/14: The Watson Explorer

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The Watson Explorer The Watson Developer Cloud brings Watson to developers and the cognitive cloud to Internet applications. Watson offers a variety of services for building cognitive apps, including language identification and translation, interpreting meaning based on context, and communicating...

 Link Roundup, July 29, 2014: The Cloud

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The Cloud The Future Looks “Foggy” for Cloud Computing: Greg Otto at FedScoop reports on cloudlets and cyberforaging, potential solutions for bandwidth problems at the edge of the cloud, from a talk given by the Software Engineering Institute’s Grace Lewis...

 The Latest Research from the SEI

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As part of an ongoing effort to keep you informed about our latest work, I would like to let you know about some recently published SEI technical reports and notes. These reports highlight the latest work of SEI technologists in...

 Best of SATURN: A Curated Selection from Jeromy Carriere (Google)

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Jeromy Carriere of Google, member of the SATURN 2014 Program Committee and previously featured speaker at SATURN, dug through presentations from previous years at SATURN and put together a list of some he found valuable: Invited talk: Games Software Architects...

 Application Virtualization for Cloudlet-Based Cyber-Foraging at the Edge

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Soldiers and emergency workers who carry smartphones in the battlefield, or into disaster recovery sites (such as Boston following the marathon bombing earlier this year) often encounter environments characterized by high mobility, rapidly-changing mission requirements, limited computing resources, high levels...

 Migrating Legacy Applications: Challenges in Service Oriented Architecture and Cloud Computing Environments

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As the future of software development in a global environment continues to be influenced by the areas of service-oriented architecture (SOA) and cloud computing, developers will need to migrate many legacy applications to these environments to take advantage of the...

 SATURN 2013 Awards Conferred

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Since 2010, the SEI and IEEE have been conferring two attendee-selected awards at SATURN. The IEEE Software SATURN Architecture in Practice Presentation Award is given to the presentation that best describes experiences, methods, and lessons learned from the implementation of...

 SATURN 2013 Web and Cloud Architecture Design Session (notes)

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Notes by Frank M. Rischner The Design Space of Modern HTML5/JavaScript Web Applications Marcin Nowak and Cesare Pautasso, University of Lugano Whenever we create a web application, we have to decide where the application runs, either on the server side...

 SATURN 2013 Cloud Computing Session (notes)

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Notes by Frank M. RischnerBestBuy.com’s Cloud Architecture Joel Crabb, Best Buy, Inc.Crabb works for BestBuy, the world largest multi-channel consumer.In 2010, BestBuy built a team to experiment with cloud components. Smaller web properties have been stored in the cloud. Also,...

 SATURN 2013 Keynote Address: 15 Years of SOA at Credit Suisse: Lessons Learned and Remaining Challenges, Stephan Murer

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Notes by Frank M. Rischner, Ian De Silva, and Brendan Foote SATURN 2013 Keynote Address: 15 Years of SOA at Credit Suisse: Lessons Learned and Remaining Challenges Stephan Murer, Credit Suisse Murer works for Credit Suisse, which finds competitive advantage...

 5th International Workshop on Principles of Engineering Service-Oriented Systems (PESOS 2013)

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5th International Workshop on Principles of Engineering Service-Oriented Systems (PESOS 2013) in conjunction with ICSE 2013, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A. May 26, 2013 http://www.sei.cmu.edu/community/pesos2013/ Registration for PESOS 2013 is open. Take advantage of early-bird rates until April 14, 2013. Background...

 SATURN 2013 Program Highlights from Conference Program Chairs

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As program chairs for SATURN 2013, we would like to provide you an overview of the presentation program (note: information about keynotes by Stephan Murer, Scott Berkun, and Mary Poppendieck, the invited talk by Philippe Kruchten, and tutorial highlights is...

 SATURN 2013 Super-Early-Bird Registration Expires March 10

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If you are a practicing or aspiring software architect, the SEI Software Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) 2013 Conference offers courses, presentations, tutorials, and talks providing technical advice and knowledge around four architectural themes: Front-end architectures: impact of living on...

 Standards in Cloud Computing Interoperability

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In 2011, Col. Timothy Hill, director of the Futures Directorate within the Army Intelligence and Security Command, urged industry to take a more open-standards approach to cloud computing. "Interoperability between clouds, as well as the portability of files from one...

 Call for Papers: 5th International Workshop on Principles of Engineering Service-Oriented Systems

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Important Dates Paper Submission: February 7, 2013 Acceptance Notification: February 28, 2013 Camera-Ready Copy: March 7, 2013 Background Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and service-oriented systems, which are built using the SOA paradigm, are now in the stage of widespread adoption, at...

 The Latest Research from the SEI

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As part of an ongoing effort to keep you informed about our latest work, I'd like to let you know about some recently published SEI technical reports and notes. These reports highlight the latest work of SEI technologists in information...