Michael Clarkson

Cloud Model vs. Traditional Model, Which is Right for You?

You wouldn't use a hammer to install screws

Date: This event took place live on February 24 2015

Presented by: Michael Clarkson

Duration: Approximately 90 minutes.

Cost: Free

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OpenStack, OpenShift, CloudFoundry, EC2... the list is nearly endless of these incredibly powerful products that do amazing things. They can solve any problem humanity has ever had! That is what you may come to believe reading the hype. In this presentation we cut through the hype and help you decide if the powerful tools available for the cloud solve the problems your business has. A tool is only useful when you are using it the right way.

About Michael Clarkson

Michael Clarkson has been working as an IT professional most of his adult life. He worked his way up through the ranks from front line level I tech all the way up to senior architect. His experience with Linux Administration goes back to the mid 90s. He began his career as an Instructor for Red Hat in 2011, Cloudera in 2012, and the Linux Foundation in 2014. He is also a content creator for O'Reilly Media, President of his own training and consulting firm, Flakjacket Inc, and a regular contributor to the Enterprise Linux on Ravello blog series for Ravello Systems.

Twitter: @m_clarkson78

His certifications include:
Red Hat Certified Engineer
Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator
Red Hat Certified Datacenter Specialist
Red Hat Certified Architect
Red Hat Certified Instructor
Cloudera Certified Administrator Apache Hadoop