About Harish

Harish Ganesan is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Co-Founder of 8KMiles and is responsible for the overall technology direction of the 8KMiles products and services. Previously, Harish Ganesan was the Chief Architect at SolutionNet (acquired by Vayana), where he directed the architecture and implementation of the company's online banking services. Harish Ganesan has done management from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and Master of Computer Applications from Bharathidasan University, India. He is also frequent speaker at INTEROP, Cloud Connect, Cloud Summit, AWS Summit, Cloud Developer Conference, CII-Cloud Computing , CSI and other Popular Cloud conferences in the industry. He also presented Guest lectures on cloud computing to students at IIT-Madras, SSN college of Engineering , Chennai and VIT, Vellore. 

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Honors and Awards Received
Winner of BAI Retail Delivery Innovation 2007 Award, Las Vegas, USA 
Winner of NASSCOM IT Innovator 2009 Award, India
Winner of NASSCOM Emerge 50 , League 10 Award 2010, India

5 must-read IT industry blogs: "This is really heavy metal, but solid and updated for the reader who bothers about nuances..." - DataQuest
From HighScalability.com - "Harish Ganesan CTO of 8KMiles has a very helpful blog, Cloud, Big Data and Mobile, where he shows a nice analytical bent which leads to a lot of practical advice and cost saving tips"

ICT Trends: From being buzzwords to reality - DQIndia
HighScalability.com : 7 Tips for saving money on Amazon Cloud

Article on InformationWeek
InformationWeek India Print Issue March 2011
CloudStory.in Introduction to BigData articles 
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Cloudstory.in "Hive for Retail Analysis" 

Cloudstory.in "Route53 and Geo Distributed Architectures" 1,2
HighScalability.com "The art of Infrastructure Elasticity"
Sitepoint.com "Amazon ElastiCache on Steroids"
Newvem.com "Dissecting Amazon ELB : 18 Facts you should know"
HighScalability.com : Architecting Highly Available ElastiCache Redis on Amazon VPC
Article on Sify
Article on Rediff

Conferences / Webinars
Speaker at INTEROP, 2012 : Overcoming Outages in Public Clouds-High Availability Patterns
Speaker at Cloud Connect, 2012 : How Enterprises are leveraging mobile cloud computing ?
Speaker at Cloud Developer Conference, 2012 :The Art of Infrastructure Elasticity 
Speaker at Cloud Computing Summit India, May 2012 :The business value of Mobile Cloud Computing
Speaker at AWS Cloud Tour 2011 : Scale new business peaks with Amazon AutoScaling
Presenter: Architecting your Mobile Application for the Cloud 
Presenter: Prepare your IT infrastructure for Thanksgiving
Speaker at Cloud Developer Conference 2011,Bangalore :High Availability architectures in AWS
Speaker at RACSS 2012 Conference: Overview of Amazon Web Services
NASSCOM Emergeout 2010 panelist : Selling strategies in the new Economy
Speaker at NASSCOM Emerge 2009 : Virtual Sourcing leveraging Cloud
Speaker at AWS 201: Breakout Track speaker Singapore 2012
Guest Speaker at IIT-M:DOMS on Cloud Computing
Speaker & Panelist at CSI IT2020, Mumbai, Big Data Track
Workshop on Amazon Web Services @ VIT, Vellore


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