Axel Angeli discusses features of “smart” clouds": loosely connected computers, new forms of artificial intelligence, self-organized collaboration , green.
Yaniv Rodenski introduces Hadoop, then running Hadoop on Azure and the available tools and frameworks.
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.
Ari Zilka informs on the cloud tools and process changes needed to take place for the financial and banking institutions to become interested in the technologies cloud computing has to offer.
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.
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.