Agile Cat — Japanese Cloud Trends

Reed Exhibitions Japan will take place Cloud Computing Expo on May 2010

Posted in Events by Agile Cat on December 4, 2009

Dec. 4 – The company announced to take place the first Japanese Cloud Expo from May 12 2010 to May 14 at Tokyo Big Site. It will be consisted of some exhibits such as Software Development, Data-ware House & CRM Expo, Embedded Software, Data Storage, Secure Information, RFID Solution Expo, Direct Marketing Expo, We & Mobile Expo and Green IT Expo.

J <http://4510plan.jp/360/businessnews/12712/>

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Google Chrome OS press conference

Posted in Events, Google, Social by Agile Cat on November 19, 2009

Google is hosting a press event at 10 a.m. PST at its Mountain View, Calif., headquarters to update the world on its plans for world domination via the release of its second operating system (after Android), the Google Chrome OS (FAQ). Google VP Sundar Pichai and Engineering Director Matthew Papakipos will reveal technical details and launch plans, and will have demos. Google will be streaming the announcement.

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E Part_2 <http://agilecat.wordpress.com/2009/11/20/google-chrome-os-press-conference-part_2/>

Microsoft PDC09 Keynote 1 – Wrapping Up

Posted in Azure, Events by Agile Cat on November 17, 2009

Today’s keynote is with Ray Ozzie & Bob Muglia and we expect Microsoft to announce an Internet Explorer 9 technology preview as part of the keynote announcements. We’ve teamed up with a number of well known Microsoft bloggers to blog the Day 1 and Day 2 keynotes. The live blogging will include Ed Bott, Kip Kniskern, Long Zheng, Mary Jo Foley, Paul Thurrott, Rafael Rivera and myself Tom Warren.

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Overview of Hadoop Conference 2009 in Japan – English Edition

Posted in Events, Hadoop by Agile Cat on November 16, 2009

Nov, 13, 2009 – The first Japanese Hadoop Conference was taken place in the center of Tokyo with Christophe Bisciglia of Cloudera. He talked about the now and then of Hadoop, following the essence and background of yellow elephant descriptions. He explained the current disadvantage of Hadoop honestly, and mentioned about the future advantage of one powerful. The almost of audiences felt his confidences coming from the success in New York, I trust.

E <http://agilecat.wordpress.com/2009/11/17/overview-of-hadoop-conference-2009-in-japan-english-edition/>

Microsoft takes place Developer Forum 2009 in Tokyo

Posted in Azure, Events by Agile Cat on November 5, 2009

Nov.5 –  Steven Ballmer landed on Japan, and talked about the greatness of development to Japanese Windows developers. It’s the third times of Microsoft Developer Forum in Tokyo for him, and the sliverlight live streaming powered by IIJ was provided to much more Japanese developers at the outside of venue.
He mentioned to beat VMware, Amazon, Google and IBM in the cloud market, however, didn’t touch with Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter and Apple. What’s the reason?

J <http://agilecat.wordpress.com/2009/11/05/>

Microsoft Japan announced Tech Days 2010

Posted in Azure, Events by Agile Cat on October 27, 2009

Oct.27 – The company announced to take place the Japanese PDC named "Microsoft Tech Days 2010" next Feb in Tokyo. It will be consisted of essential PDC 2009 sessions and  Japanese sessions, I think. Windows Azure production model will be unveil soon also in here!

J <http://www.microsoft.com/japan/events/techdays/2010/>

Linus Torvalds talked in Tokyo

Posted in Events, Social by Agile Cat on October 21, 2009

Oct.21 – Linus talked about the future of Linux in Tokyo – Japan Linux Symposium. "Devices will be smaller than now, however, the role of operating system will be more important." he said. "In the cloud era, small devices will have much more requirements, and  Linux should be adjusted to such purposes."

Regarding Windows 7, I don’t compare Linux with other one. Just before, I knew the release date of Windows  7, he added.

J <http://www.sbbit.jp/article/13168/>

One day sold out – Hadoop Conference Japan 2009

Posted in Events, Hadoop by Agile Cat on October 19, 2009

Oct.20 – The conference sold out in a blink of eye! At the midnight of last Friday, an announcement was delivered via mailing list of Hadoop_Jp Users Group, and then already sold out by over 200 attendants Tuesday morning. Substantively, only Monday, one day sold out was occurred!

The conference will be taken place Nov.13 in Tokyo.

J <http://agilecat.wordpress.com/2009/10/20/>

Microsoft’s Future Technology Days in Tokyo with David Chappell

Posted in Azure, Events by Agile Cat on October 14, 2009

Oct.14 – According to a blog of famous Japanese evangelist Shinichiro Isago, Microsoft Japan took place the Windows Azure conference for developers rather than customers. The company invited David Chappell as the key note speaker who’s a writer of Azure white paper series.

After the key note, a collaboration model of Azure and Twitter was demonstrated by Japanese software vendor.

J <http://blogs.itmedia.co.jp/isago/2009/10/twitter-botazur.html>