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Key Challenges in Cloud Computing and How Yahoo! Is Approaching Them

Yahoo! Session at Cloud Expo

Cloud Computing is receiving a lot of attention, and a number of companies see it as a key to increased agility and efficiency. The technology, however, is still at an early stage and many fundamental challenges need to be addressed before the full promise of the paradigm can be realized. In this general session at Cloud Computing Expo 2009 West, Yahoo! Chief Scientist Raghu Ramakrishnan highlighted some of the key challenges, described projects at Yahoo! that seek to address one or more of these challenges, and - in particular - he discussed the issues in managing large data stores in the cloud.

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Raghu Ramakrishnan serves as Chief Scientist for Cloud Computing and is responsible for the scientific innovation required to develop Yahoo!'s cloud initiatives, leveraging expertise in data serving, grid computing, storage, and virtualization technology. In addition, Ramakrishnan is Chief Scientist for Audience, and heads the Web Information Management group in Yahoo! Research. Prior to joining Yahoo! he was a Professor of Computer Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and was founder and CTO of QUIQ, a company that pioneered question-answering communities, powering Ask Jeeves' AnswerPoint as well as customer-support for companies such as Compaq.

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