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10 Steps to Unified Cloud Computing: Cloud Computing Expo NYC - April 1

Create an open and standardized cloud interface for the unification of various cloud APIs

I'm happy to announce I will be presenting 10 Steps To Unified Cloud Computing at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, Wednesday April 1, at 9:25 - 10:10 am.

This presentation will examine the opportunities for unified cloud computing in order to create an open and standardized cloud interface for the unification of various cloud APIs. A singular programmatic point of contact that can encompass the entire infrastructure stack as well as emerging cloud centric technologies all through a unified interface.

In this vision for a unified cloud interface the use of the resource description framework (RDF) is an ideal method to describe a semantic cloud data model (taxonomy & ontology). The benefit to an RDF based ontology languages is they act as general method for the conceptual description or modeling of information that is implemented by web resources. These web resources could just as easily be "cloud resources" or APIs. This approach may also allow us to easily take an RDF -based cloud data model and use it within other ontology languages or web services making it both platform and vendor agnostic. Using this approach we're not so much defining how, but instead describing what.

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An instigator, part time provocateur, bootstrapper, amateur cloud lexicographer, and purveyor of random thoughts, 140 characters at a time.

Reuven is an early innovator in the cloud computing space as the founder of Enomaly in 2004 (Acquired by Virtustream in February 2012). Enomaly was among the first to develop a self service infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform (ECP) circa 2005. As well as SpotCloud (2011) the first commodity style cloud computing Spot Market.

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