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World of services: the software architecture that is eating the world


Date: December 12th 2012
Time: 04:20pm PST
Location: Silicon Valley Room


Marc Andreessen famously stated that "software is eating the World". In every industry the rules are being rewritten by companies leveraging new software tools and online services to their advantage. This is a massive, game-changing trend that will have transformative effects for decades to come. But how does it work? What makes certain tools and technologies more successful than others? What is the secret weapon of those most productive and disruptive IT organizations? Will this cambrian explosion of tools and services continue exponentially, or will it converge towards a handful of dominant platforms? Join Solomon Hykes, founder and CEO of dotCloud and a pioneer of the PaaS space, in an exploration of the architectural blueprint behind the biggest technology shift since the industrial revolution.


Solomon Hykes , CEO , dotCloud
Solomon Hykes is the founder of dotCloud, the first polyglot platform-as-a-service. A Forbes 30 under 30, he is a recognized thought leader in the fields of infrastructure automation, software architecture and application development practices, and a champion of service-driven development, a game-changing trend that is transforming the way software is created and consumed. Solomon has presented to both technical and non-technical audiences at conference including GigaOM Structure (Judge's choice & People's choice), Cloudbeat, loud expo, JSConf, Realtimeconf, cloudcamp, Archcamp, Upcon, cloud mafia and developer week. Solomon has a Master's Degree in Computer Science from the European Institute of Technology in Paris.
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