Rob Witoff presents how JPL and the Curiosity rover mission use cloud computing, including EC2, CloudFormation, and Simple Workflow - to enable research, engineering and operations technologies.
Antoni Batchelli introduces VMFest, a PalletOps project used to turn VirtualBox into a lightweight cloud provider, good for developing cloud automation.
Peter Ledbrook reviews how cloud computing, multiple data stores and multi-device client UI influence the creation of web applications in Grails.
Hugo Duncan introduces Pallet, a DevOps Clojure tool for provisioning and automating cloud server instances. (Lighting talk.)
Ariel Tseitlin discusses Netflix' failure-based suite of tools, collectively called the Simian Army, used to improve resiliency and maintain the cloud environment.
Karim Chine discusses the meaning of cloud computing to academic teachers and researchers in data sciences and how to take advantage of it now when a new era for research and higher education begins.
Paul Weiss provides a step-by-step overview and comparison of on-premise, public, and hybrid clouds, explaining how to select the right cloud model.
Richard Astbury provides practical steps and architecture decisions to optimize infrastructure for cost.
Alex Papadimoulis conducts a tutorial on delivery and deployment at scale.
Francine Bennett keynotes on using big data in the cloud.
Richard Croucher discusses the characteristics of banking and cloud IT systems, detailing on their strengths and weaknesses.