Thorsten von Eicken

Thorsten von Eicken
CTO, RightScale, Inc

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Thorsten von Eicken is founder and CTO of RightScale, Inc. Before joining RightScale, Thorsten was Chief Architect at Expertcity.com and Citrix Online, makers of GoToMyPC, GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, and GoToAssist. He was responsible for the overall architecture of these online services and also managed the 24/7 datacenter operations which allowed him to acquire deep knowledge in deploying and running secure scalable online services. Thorsten received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley and was a professor of computer science at Cornell University.

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Thorsten von Eicken (RightScale, Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
Launching MySQL databases in "The Cloud" can make a DBA's dreams come true. While it is relatively easy to set up special-purpose replicas or scale out on demand -- it is not as easy as it looks! RightScale, the leader in cloud computing management,has already launched thousands of MySQL clusters in the cloud and can help attendees understand the tradeoffs and tricks it takes to do it right. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Ballroom E
Kaj Arnö (SkySQL Ab), Lew Tucker (Sun Microsystems, Inc.), Monty Taylor (HP), Jeremy Zawodny (craigslist.org), Chander Kant (Zmanda), Thorsten von Eicken (RightScale, Inc), Prashant Malik (Facebook), Mike Culver (Amazon)
Average rating: ***..
(3.56, 9 ratings)
This lively panel discussion keynote will address the nature of the Cloud, with cloud technologists at Sun Microsystems, with industry analysts, experts and customers in the cloud area. This panel is moderated by Kaj Arnö, and attendees are encouraged to participate online via Twitter. Read more.

Co-presented By:

O'Reilly Media MySQL/Sun Microsystems
  • Kickfire
  • Virident
  • Infobright, Inc
  • JasperSoft
  • Intel
  • Advanced Micro Devices
  • BIRT Exchange by Actuate
  • Calpont
  • Canonical
  • Continuent
  • Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
  • Facebook
  • HiT Software, Inc.
  • IBM
  • iDashboards
  • Oracle
  • Pentaho
  • R1Soft
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SQLstream
  • Ticketmaster
  • Zmanda, Inc.
  • Linux Journal

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