Software Systems Architecture in the World of Cloud Computing


MIT SDM Systems Thinking Webinar SeriesChristine Miyachi

Christine Miyachi
Principal Systems Engineer and Architect, Xerox Corporation, and SDM Alumna

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Date: May 20, 2013

About the Presentation

Cloud computing is a disruptive technology that is emerging with new opportunities. Companies that move to the cloud can save both time and money.

This webinar will provide:

  • An introduction to several cloud computing basics;
  • A look at various architecture tradeoffs to consider when moving a software system to the cloud, including security, cost, and performance;
  • An overview of architecture principles that can be used in designing software for the cloud.

We invite you to join us.

About the Speaker

SDM alumna Christine Miyachi has almost 30 years of experience working for startups and large corporations. She is the chair of the IEEE Computer Society’s Special Technical Community on Cloud Computing and writes a blog about software architecture. She is a principal systems engineer and architect at Xerox Corporation and holds several patents. Miyachi graduated from the University of Rochester with a BS in electrical engineering. She holds two MIT degrees: an MS in technology and policy/electrical engineering and computer science and an MS in engineering and management.

About the Series

The MIT System Design and Management Program Systems Thinking Webinar Series features research conducted by SDM faculty, alumni, students, and industry partners. The series is designed to disseminate information on how to employ systems thinking to address engineering, management, and socio-political components of complex challenges. Presentation slides and recordings of previous webinars are available on demand.