D'Arcy Lussier discuses cloud computing, what has happened lately in this field, where it is going, with details on Azure, AWS, GCP, and others.
John Field and Shawn McKinney examine the security of a typical Java web application and describe 5 common application security architecture patterns taken from real world customer problems.
Rohit Kelapure discusses tools and prescriptive quantitative techniques for creating an application suitability funnel and comprehensive criteria for migrating applications to a PaaS.
Jesus Rodriguez explores the characteristics of the IOT PaaS vs. predecessor PaaS architectures, focusing on device management, event driven integration, real-time analytics and offline communication.
Bob Familiar introduces microservices, discussing their architecture and outlining cloud deployment scenarios, exemplified by a live demo on Microsoft Azure.
Colin Humphreys and Paula Kennedy compare and contrast the Platform-as-a-Service(PaaS) and the Docker containers approaches.
Gabriel Monroy demonstrates using Deis to orchestrate Docker deployments, as well as Deis' integration with popular schedulers like Fleet, Mesos, and Kubernetes.
Grant Shipley deploys an application to the cloud and then turns up the heat by leveraging the right mix of elasticity and auto-scaling.
This session describes architectural patterns for developing microservices: Service Decomposition, API Gateways, Stateless/Shared-Nothing Apps, Configuration and Backing Service Consumption, etc.
Cornelia Davis takes the Spring Trader application and makes (a few) modifications (mostly to config) to get it running on the same components in the cloud, specifically on the Cloud Foundry PaaS.
Barry Jaspan describes how they test Acquia Cloud, a large PaaS and DevOps project, and what they have learned over several years of developing those tests.
Russell Miles tries to uncover the PaaS truth based on his experiences using and building PaaSs for various organisations.