Lars Malmqvist, Craig Kersteins, Gareth Rushgrove, Bruce Durling and Paul Fremantle discuss how the boundaries between software development and infrastructure operations are blurred in PaaS.
Gareth Rushgrove offers advice, code samples, and introduces tools - Puppet, Chef and CloudFormation – helpful for automating every infrastructure operations.
Alex Gosse presents the current trend in application delivery, referring to cloud computing, its adoption and DevOps tools used in such environments.
Paul Fremantle introduces Stratos/Stratos Live, explaining some of the design decision made for it, the tenancy model used, and some of its capabilities.
Richard Astbury demoes an Azure package management system useful for porting applications to Microsoft’s PaaS.
Ross Lawley introduces MongoDB, explaining why it is a good solution for cloud deployment.
Jeremy Jarvis shares his experience building a IaaS cloud and some of the lessons learned along the way.
Andy Britcliffe shares some lessons learned building software for the cloud, along with advice on architecture, technologies and the need for vendor support.
Craig Kersteins discusses 12 principles underlying Heroku’s approach to deploying applications.
Bruce Durling discusses the impact of cloud computing on the climate and what can be done to reduce the amount of CO2 generated by data centers in order to process big data.
John Garbutt discusses the components used for building a cloud, comparing different cloud offerings existing on the market.
Yossi Dahan introduces Windows Azure, the platform and its main capabilities, detailing on services, VMs, data management, CDN, caching, messaging and business analytics features provided.