Christopher Brown on the Cloud Transformation

Christopher Brown knows about big infrastructure and scalability. Brown was Architect, and Lead Developer for’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and then served as Director of Engineering at Microsoft for the Edge Computing Network within Global Foundation Services . Brown is now VP of Engineering for Opscode, which helps infrastructure companies develop fully automated servers. In this video from the O’Reilly Web 2.0 Expo 2010, Brown explains “throwaway resources” and how the cloud is changing the speed that corporate IT can now achieve. It runs about 2 minutes, 30 seconds.

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Colleen Miller is a journalist and social media specialist. She has more than two decades of writing and editing experience, with her most recent work dedicated to the online space. Colleen covers the data center industry, including topics such as modular, cloud and storage/big data.

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