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Applying predictive analysis and algorithms to prevent capacity problems in moving to or operating under virtualized or cloud environments

Title:  Applying predictive analysis and algorithms to prevent capacity problems in moving to or operating under virtualized or cloud environments?

 

Date/Time:  Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 6:30 - 8:45 pm

 

Sign-Up:   https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/meeting_registration/register/11563

 

Abstract: 

 

Virtualization and private clouds show great promise for server consolidations and infrastructure reductions, but these complex environments can be difficult to deploy and manage. This talk will discuss the deployment and management issues in today’s clusters, including Clouds with a focus on the constraints and technologies used to predict when Virtual Machines need to move or resize in order to adjust to changing workload growth, hardware upgrades or constraint changes.
 
Program:
• Introduction to Virtual Machines and why they are being deployed
• Issues in managing large virtualized deployments
• Why we must addressing these issues
• Technologies to address these issues
• Concluding remarks
 

 

Speaker:

Dr. Lehr is currently working at CA Technologies on automating the creating of models used in CA prediction technologies such as VPM. This includes studying the sensitivity of CA models, rapid interpretation of trends in data and intelligent, automated retrieval of model configuration information from the Web. In his career he has had various roles as support, quality and performance analysis engineers as well as a 10 year stint in management of development teams, giving him multiple views into the product development and support process.

 
Dr. Lehr has a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University, has seven patents and has written over 20 academic and industrial papers.


 

Location:

THE ADVISORY BOARD - BUILDING 7 (map)
Room Number: Suite 100
12357-C Riata Trace Parkway
Bldg 7, Suite 100
Austin,  Texas
United States 78727
 

Meeting Agenda:

 
6:30 p.m. Networking and Gathering
7:00 p.m. Call to Order, Announcement
7:15 p.m. Presentation, with Q/A
8:45 p.m. Meeting Evaluation, Adjourn
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