Fireside Chat: Heroku

A session at CloudBeat 2011

  • Byron Sebastian

Wednesday 30th November, 2011

11:25am to 11:45am (PST)

PaaS is in full bloom, transforming from a niche cloud arena to a mature and viable one practically overnight. As the GM of Heroku and the Executive VP of platforms at salesforce.com, Byron has been an advocate for cloud platform services since the market’s inception. Byron will discuss the opportunities presented by cloud platforms for both developers and enterprises. Specifically, he’ll share insights around 1) which applications are best suited for cloud platforms, and how this may change over the next 3-5 years; 2) key drivers for the rapid growth of cloud platform adoption and whether that differs for start-ups versus more established organizations and 3) what ecosystems are beginning to develop around cloud platforms and how this will impact adoption moving forward. In his current role, Byron oversee two distinct platforms – developer-friendly Heroku and productivity-focused Force.com – and will share examples of when and how organizations are deploying each of them. And as CloudBeat marks the first anniversary of salesforce.com’s acquisition of Heroku, it’s an ideal opportunity to reflect upon the value that these two different platforms are bringing to real organizations today.

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Ben Kepes

Blogger & Cloud Computing Analyst, Diversity Limited

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Byron Sebastian

Heroku GM & Senior VP, Platforms, Salesforce.com

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CloudBeat 2011

United States United States, Redwood City

30th November to 1st December 2011

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Time 11:25am11:45am PST

Date Wed 30th November 2011

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