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Anatomy of an Internet-Scale Application

Details of Phil Jackson's upcoming session at 12th Cloud Expo / Cloud Expo New York [June 10-13, 2013]

Planning scalable environments isn't terribly difficult, but it does require a change of perspective. During his session at 12th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo New York, Phil Jackson will broaden your views to think on an Internet Scale by dissecting a video publishing application built with The SoftLayer Platform, Message Queuing, Object Storage, and Drupal.

By examining a scalable modular application build that can handle unpredictable traffic, the session will show how you'll be able to grow your development arsenal and pick up a few strategies to apply to your own projects.

Speaker Bio:
Phil Jackson is Development Community Advocate for SoftLayer. He helps customers and partners integrate with the SoftLayer’s API. He also architects the company’s Drupal websites, writes API documentation, and maintains the developer blog. Formerly, he was a Sales Engineer building internal tools and providing technical consultation for potential and existing customers.

Jackson started his career in webhosting at Ev1Servers where he led the training department. With a passion for technology that started at a young age, he has developed skills in a variety of scripting and programming languages and enjoys sharing his knowledge with the tech community.

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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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