Clay McCoy discusses using Groovy’s metaprogramming capabilities and AWS SWF to deal with unreliable remote services, parallelization, scheduling critical timers, and server failures.
Joe Sondow presents how Netflix uses Asgard to deploy code updates and manage resources in the Amazon cloud.
Mike Nolet shares lessons learned scaling AppNexus and architectural details of their system processing 30TB/day: Hadoop, load balancer-free DNS architecture built in GSLB and Keepalived, and real-time data streaming built in C.
Antoni Batchelli introduces VMFest, a PalletOps project used to turn VirtualBox into a lightweight cloud provider, good for developing cloud automation.
Joshua Ballanco introduces Immutant, Immutant Overlay, HornetQ and OpenShift to Ruby and Rails developers.
Peter Ledbrook reviews how cloud computing, multiple data stores and multi-device client UI influence the creation of web applications in Grails.
Karim Chine introduces Elastic-R, demonstrating some of its applications in bioinformatics and finance.
Hugo Duncan introduces Pallet, a DevOps Clojure tool for provisioning and automating cloud server instances. (Lighting talk.)
Paul Fremantle conducts a hands on tutorial on Stratos and App Factory showing how to create a development and runtime PaaS.
Andy Piper discusses the current state of PaaS, and why its success lie in enabling developer productivity, openness and choice, considering Open Source in general, and Cloud Foundry in particular.
Ariel Tseitlin discusses Netflix' suite of tools, collectively called the Simian Army, used to improve resiliency and maintain the cloud environment. The tools simulate failure in order to see how the system reacts to it.
Sebastian Ohm and Tomás Senart discuss the evolution of an AMQP implementation at SoundCloud.