Cloud computing experts to provide training at free workshop this October

Cloud computing experts to provide training at free workshop this October

This one-day workshop on Friday 21 October brings together experts from a range of cloud providers in one place. Delegates will have one-to-one access to top trainers from JASMIN/CEMS, Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The speakers are globally recognised experts in their fields, including:

Professor David Wallom, Oxford e-Research Centre
Dr Phil Kershaw, STFC
Jacob Tomlinson, Met Office
Kenji Takeda, Microsoft
Dinah Barrett, Amazon Web Services.

 

The practical workshop has been developed for:

  • Science & IT professionals who need to store large amounts of data into the cloud
  • Decision makers on data storage who want to know the options available

The workshop runs from 9.30-16.45 at Wolfson College, Oxford, and will cover:

  • Overview of Cloud Computing: what is cloud and what services facilities exist for environmental analytics utilisation?
  • JASMIN/CEMS - What is it? How it is available to communities inside and outside academia?
  • Microsoft Azure - Using Azure for environmental science and analytics applications, IaaS to SaaS
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) - Examples of using AWS for environmental science activities

Register your interest by Friday 30 September 2016 by emailing Clementine Hadfield, OeRC Event Manager. You will then be sent further details about the workshop.