Richard Astbury demoes an Azure package management system useful for porting applications to Microsoft’s PaaS.
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.
Samidip Basu demoes using Push Notifications, OData, Live Services and Azure WP7 Toolkit for Windows Phone applications connected to the Azure cloud.
Glenn Block demoes deploying Node.js apps with npm to Windows Azure, leveraging storage and service bus services.
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.
Jeremy Edberg discusses running Netflix services on AWS: storage, streaming and scaling solutions, multi-region deployments, why cloud over private data center, and architectural snapshots.
Scott Guthrie has a hands on session demonstrating some of the Windows Azure’s main features, such as storage, websites, services, SQL, blobs, cache, etc.
Arun Gupta presents the current developments on Java EE7 as a PaaS in the cloud and current work on Project Avatar which simplifies HTML5, Websockets and JSON programming for Java developers.
Mark Rendle introduces the basic services offered by Windows Azure along with examples of various platform choices that can be used: RavenDB, ASP.NET MVC, Node.js + Express, MongoDB, Sinatra, etc.
Jeremy Voorhis introduces PaaS and CloudFoundry, then explains how AppFog built their own PaaS on top of CloudFoundry.
Yves Reynhout discusses event sourcing and storage, demoing implementing a conceptual event storage model on top of AWS Storage and Azure Storage Services.