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The Role of Community-Based Groups in Cloud Standards DevelopmentDate: April 14, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM
Alan Sill This talk gives a general background covering the development of high performance computing technology with an emphasis on distributed and collaborative systems, and describes the emergence of the Open Grid Forum and its interaction with other standards developing organizations. A demonstration is included of our NSF CAC cloud standards testbed projects as implemented on the NSF Cloudlab resources. This talk was given at the Department of Computing and Mathematics in the College of Engineering and Technology at the University of Derby. A complete video, including slides, demo and a question and answer period is available for this talk at the indicated link. Link
Introduction to the Unistore projectDate: August 04, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM
Yong Chen Unistore is an innovative unified storage architecture to coordinate the co-existence and efficient integration and simultaneous use of multiple different technologies for Cloud storage systems. This talk gives a preview of this and other presentations to be given at the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Storage Developer Conference (SDC) to take place September 21-24, 2015 in Santa Clara, California. This preview was presented as part of a SNIA webinar given Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. Link
US NIST Use Case and Testbed ProjectsDate: July 10, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM
Alan Sill Overview of the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) use case development, definition and testing program for the Standards Acceleration to Jumpstart Adoption of Cloud Computing (SAJACC) working group, including plans to extend the standards and use case testing activities of this group using our NSF CAC testbed projects on the US NSF Chameleon, Cloudlab and XSEDE resources. This talk was given at the Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop VIII conference at NIST headquarters in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Video is available for this talk. Link
NSF Cloud Interoperability Testbed ProjectsDate: March 09, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Alan Sill Overview of testbed activities on the US NSF Chameleon, Cloudlab and XSEDE resources. The NSF CAC will use its industry/university connections to promote and foster open cloud standards and interoperability testbeds using internal and external resources. Specific projects have been proposed and approved on two new NSF computer-science-oriented cloud "testbed as a service" resources, Chameleon and CloudLab, which have recently been funded to replace the FutureGrid project. This talk was given at the Cloudscape VII conference in Brussels, Belgium with the title How the NSF is enabling a new future for Cloud computing. Link
Chip-to-Cloud Security ForumDate: September 24, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Alan Sill Dr. Sill reviews the history of cloud and grid computing, the formation of the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) "SAJACC" working group (and defines it), and brings the description up to date with an overview of current "DevOps"-oriented cloud standards and software interoperability hands-on testing efforts worldwide. Presented at the 2014 Chip-to-Cloud Security Forum "Advances in Securing Embedded, Mobile and Cloud Services and Ecosystems". Link
O'Reilly OSCON 2014Date: July 21, 2014
Time: 3:15 PM
Alan Sill Learn about standards studied in our Cloud Standards Testing Lab and how you can get involved to extend the successes from these results in your own cloud software settings. View video of this talk. Presented at the OSCon 2014 Open Cloud Day. Link
Cloud Standards Customer CouncilDate: June 24, 2014
Time: 4:45 PM
Alan Sill Description of the CAC@TTU program for the June 2014 Cloud Industry Symposium of the Cloud Standards Customer Council. Link
CAC@TTU Official LaunchDate: May 12, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM
Alan Sill Launch of the site at Texas Tech University of the National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Cloud and Autonomic Computing. Link