Allen Rohner shares the difficulties encountered and the lessons learned building a PaaS in Clojure.
Bruce Schneier of the famed Schneier on Security blog puts security in the context of our allegiances to cloud and SaaS providers, the recent news about PRISM and the lack of privacy for us as citizens.
Alex Papadimoulis discusses various deployment strategies, scalable delivery, with examples from real-world organizations such as AllRecipes.com, Twitter, and Google.
Andrew Crump and Chris Hedley discuss extending Cloud Foundry with your own services, including customization at deployment time, and common concerns such as security and user quotas.
Gareth Rushgrove emphasized the importance of cloud portability in a world of Infrastructure and Platform as a Service, offering examples taken from the development of GOV.UK.
Robert Chatley discusses using the cloud to shorten the release cycle, to ensure scalability, and explains how to deploy to the cloud in a repeatable and reliable way.
Jaap Schekkerman discusses cloud service models, benefits and risks, and how cloud computing is going to influence the enterprise architecture.
Pablo Luna provides cloud integration guidance, explaining why it is a prerequisite for mobile development projects and presenting techniques for building business cases for cloud integration.
Nathan Herring presents the available storage options at Google, the ideal characteristics of a storage service, and the actual implementation of Google Cloud Storage.
Anne Thomas Manes discusses the options available and challenges involved in moving applications to the cloud.
John deVadoss shares insight on building resilient cloud architectures based on lessons learned while building and deploying Microsoft Windows Azure.
Andrew Watson presents Cloud Standards Customer Council's origins, structure and objectives, and describes how you can get involved.