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Clouds in Government - Perils of Portability

Posted by Gareth Rushgrove  on  May 21, 2013

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.

48:02

Architecting for High Availability

Posted by Attila Narin  on  May 14, 2013

Attila Narin discusses AWS concepts: Availability Zones, RDS Multi-AZ deployments, SQS and Auto Scaling, Elastic IP, load balancing, DNS, DynamoDB, Amazon S3, etc., and EC2 best practices.

34:42

Dynamo: Theme and Variations

Posted by Shanley Kane  on  Apr 15, 2013 1

Shanley Kane discusses Dynamo - consistent hashing, vector clocks, hinted handoff, gossip protocol - advances in each area, and how querying and application development has changed as a result of them.

43:58

PHP on the Metal with HHVM

Posted by Keith Adams  on  Apr 09, 2013

Keith Adams shares details on building HHVM, a PHP VM built by Facebook, along with lessons learned doing it and tuning it for high performance.

01:26:49

Virtualizing and Tuning Large Scale Java Applications

Posted by Emad Benjamin  on  Mar 28, 2013

Emad Benjamin explains how to deploy and tune a JVM on a virtual infrastructure (vSphere), and how to tune the garbage collector in this environment.

48:40

Scaling Pinterest

Posted by Yashwanth Nelapati, Marty Weiner  on  Mar 26, 2013

Yashwanth Nelapati and Marty Weiner share lessons learned growing Pinterest: sharding MySQL, caching, server management, all on Amazon EC2.

52:20

Service Infrastructure and Server Virtualization

Posted by Jian Zhong, Eric Cole  on  Mar 22, 2013

Jian Zhong and Eric Cole present the infrastructure virtualization, SOA and Agile development methodology used by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH).

31:47

In the Footsteps of a Giant - The Evolution of CloudStack's Architecture

Posted by Chiradeep Vittal  on  Feb 28, 2013

Chiradeep Vittal discusses the architectural choices, dead-ends and successes that CloudStack has faced throughout its development.

49:52

Services as Infrastructure: Looking at Enterprise Clouds in a Different Way with Eucalyptus

Posted by Rich Wolski  on  Feb 08, 2013

Rich Wolski discusses Services as an Infrastructure" and how enterprises can architect production cloud computing environments along with deployment strategies based on Eucalyptus.

The CloudBrowser Web Application Framework

Posted by Godmar Back  on  Jan 16, 2013

Godmar Back introduces CloudBrowser, a server centric web application framework where applications run in virtual browsers on the server while the rendering takes place on the client.

Smart Clouds

Posted by Axel Angeli  on  Jan 14, 2013

Axel Angeli discusses features of “smart” clouds": loosely connected computers, new forms of artificial intelligence, self-organized collaboration , green.

Reinventing Rackspace: Agile-techture - Nimble Cloud Engineering

Posted by Wayne Walls  on  Jan 13, 2013

Wayne Walls discusses how Rackspace does cloud based on OpenStack, touching: open source, cloud on cloud, continuous delivery, and open API.

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