Tom Geudens

ROC'ing the World

Date: This event took place live on August 07 2012

Presented by: Tom Geudens

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

Resource Oriented Computing and its implementation NetKernel are in danger of becoming a ten-year old overnight sensation. In this webcast Tom Geudens, author of Resource-Oriented Computing with NetKernel, aims to answer the following questions:

  • What is it about?
  • What are its origins?
  • What can it do?
  • What are its strengths?
  • What are its weaknesses?
  • Why did I not hear about this before?

All that will be sprinkled with a liberal dose of examples (the slideshow itself is one of them). And finally I will answer the question ... do I (listener) have to take your (speaker) word for it?

About Tom Geudens

At the age of 15, Tom Geudens' parents gave him a choice. Either become a baker or go into IT. That Christmas Santa brought a MSX homecomputer, the choice was made. At twenty and with a Bachelor in IT under his belt, he joined the IT department of Colruyt, a Belgian retailer specialized in 'Lowest Price' and doing this through automation. Recently he set up his own IT consultancy company, Elephant Bird Consulting. He has worked with technologies from PL/1 through HPUX and Linux, and battled distributed applications development and configuration management issues.

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