Christopher Brown on the Cloud Transformation
January 13th, 2011 By: Colleen Miller
Christopher Brown knows about big infrastructure and scalability. Brown was Architect, and Lead Developer for Amazon.com’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.