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Cloud computing is turning into a real business, but the pioneering work of the engineers and product teams at cloud companies is the reason for the economic opportunity.

We’re proud to showcase some of the best thinkers and operators in the cloud tech industry at our upcoming GeekWire Cloud Tech Summit, which will be held June 7 at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. The technical tracks highlight the amazing work taking place in artificial intelligence and machine learning; DevOps implementation; and microservices and serverless computing.

Among the speakers in the technical tracks:

  • Avi Cavale, CEO of Shippable, will introduce “a systematic approach to DevOps that is both actionable and measurable, and addresses the challenges most organizations face today while embracing DevOps.”
  • Nell Shamrell-Harrington, senior software engineer at Chef, who will walk us through the history of DevOps and where this concept is headed in the future.
  • Diego Oppenheimer, CEO of Algorithmia, who will talk about why microservices and serverless technologies are the breakthrough machine-learning researchers were waiting for.
  • Charity Majors, co-founder of Honeycomb, talk about distributed systems, microservices, containers/schedulers and continuous delivery in a talk entitled “When Logs and Metrics Fail Us: The Glorious Future of Observability.”
  • Rahul Singh, CEO of Distelli, will discuss “Distributed Caching in a World of Microservices, Docker and Kubernetes.”
  • Jasjeet Thind, vice president of data science and engineering at Zillow, will explain how to test and deploy real-time machine learning services “given the challenge that machine learning algorithms produce nondeterministic behaviors even for the same input.”

Those are just some of the highlights. A full list of our tech talks is here.

Other speakers during the day include Microsoft Azure chief Scott Guthrie; Docker COO Scott Johnston; Cloud Foundry Executive Director Abby Kearns; Amazon AI Vice President Swami Sivasubramian; Google VP of Product Management Sam Ramji; and Joe Beda, CTO of Heptio and co-developer of Kubernetes, who will discuss how best to organize your technology group around the principles of cloud-native development. (I wrote a preview of Joe’s session earlier this month.)

Today is the last day to get the early-bird rate for the conference, so if you want to help your organization with technical expertise at a discounted rate, now is the time to act. Get more details and register for the GeekWire Cloud Tech Summit here.

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