Tag Archives: cloud computing

First InfoForum of the year draws large audience

Campus and Community Relations (CCR) hosted the school year’s first InfoForum this week. Held in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library, the InfoForum was attended by nearly 50 LITS employees from across the division. Using the same format as last year, which featured three speakers representing library, IT, and Emory campus interests, this week’s […]

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CIMP project update

[Ed. note: This article is the first part of a three-part series this week from the LITS Cloud Advisory Group (CAG). The introductory article about the CIMP project can be found here.] For the past several weeks, the project team has been working hard on a pilot program to gain migration and Amazon Web Service […]

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Cloud training is important to IT career growth at Emory

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[Ed. note: Cloud Advisory Group (CAG) update #2.] As cloud services become more prevalent at Emory, many LITS employees may be thinking about how to prepare themselves for this critical shift. AWS has many resources that address various cloud topics and their associated certification exams allow for foundational to professional level. There are even specialty courses for […]

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DevOps workshop was well-attended by LITS IT members

[Ed. note: Cloud Advisory Group (CAG) update #3.] The term “DevOps” has been around for at least ten years and has been defined in many ways. The most common definitions describe DevOps as the practice of development and operations engineers working closely together to provide high-quality, rapid IT service delivery. While this may seem like […]

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Cloud Implementation Migration Project update

As Emory continues to evolve in the ever-changing university computing landscape, cloud computing stands at the forefront of the next era in IT. Emory’s Cloud Implementation Migration Project (CIMP) certainly has IT professionals across campus taking note, with record numbers attending our presentation at the IT Briefing in October. The purpose of this project is to […]

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Paul Petersen’s New Role — Cloud Engineer

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Paul Petersen has been in a director in IT at Emory since 2006. In his latest role, he has been the Director of Infrastructure, leading the Systems, Storage, and Messaging Teams. When we began our infrastructure-as-a-service cloud journey with the Emory AWS Service Project, Paul was an active member from the beginning. As we began […]

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Ellis discusses cloud infrastructure at the IT Briefing

Deputy CIO John Ellis spoke before a packed house at the March IT Briefing on a topic that is on many people’s minds these days: cloud computing. “There’s a lot going on,” said Ellis. The Enterprise Applications Services and Integration (EASI) division that Ellis heads has begun the steps of analyzing the effort it will […]

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