Rich Wolski discusses Services as an Infrastructure" and how enterprises can architect production cloud computing environments along with deployment strategies based on Eucalyptus.
Phil Toland discusses using Erlang and Ruby providing backup for 20k network devices running in 8 datacenters across 3 continents for Rackspace’s operations.
Michael T. Nygard discusses using Chef in the datacenter and in the cloud for managing physical and virtual systems.
Chris Richardson presents the details of deploying multi-tier Apache/Tomcat/MySQL applications on Amazon EC2, what it takes to access EC2, to deploy a web server, an application server, and a database, handling security, making a case for PaaS which does not require an administration effort.
Dennis E. Wisnosky presents the path going from governance to deploying by illustrating how the Business Enterprise Common Core Metadata COI governs the Common Vocabulary used for the DoD Business Operations information exchanged between Core Business Missions by Defense Business Systems at the Enterprise Tier.
In this video Javier Soltero, SpringSource CTO of Management Products, hosts a panel discussion on the future of enterprise deployment and what IT operations staff should be looking for when considering their production system needs with Michael Cote (Redmonk), Andi Mann (EMA), Dennis Callahan (The 451 Group), and Al Hilwa (IDC).
Charles Lee explains why cloud computing is not just a hype but rather the trend of a decade, and introduces the audience to several SpringSource tools, especially Cloud Foundry, showing how they can be used to create and manage cloud deployments.
InfoQ.com is a web app/portal implemented with the latest in portal technology and web development. This session shows the good, the bad, and the ugly of building InfoQ.com; from (lack of) initial requirements, design/implementation choices, deployment issues, and lessons learned along the way. The talk examines features of the site and their implementation in the web layer, domain model, and DB.
OSGi is being adopted in an increasing number of projects. The spec provides a common model for writing and deploying apps to local or remote computers in modularized form. Instead of creating monolithic app, the OSGi spec allows the collaboration of many small components. This pres shows you why a spec like OSGi is crucial, what it really encompasses, and what the future developments will be.
When we move to distributed architectures for scalability and/or fault-tolerance reasons we are also introducing additional complexities. Amazon CTO Werner Vogels dives into the different parameters that play in the tension between availability and consistency and presents a generalized model that we can use to reason about the trade-offs between different solutions.
Ernie Svehla, Chief Architect of IntelliObjects reviews Java Class Loading basics, comparing the class loading architectures of the Sun's Appserver 9, BEA WebLogic 9.1, and JBoss 4.0.2. The presentation concludes with a discussion of best practices for packaging JEE applications followed by techniques for resolving common class loading problems such as ClassNotFoundException, or NoDefFound Errors.
ClickOnce, part of version .NET 2.0, allows the deployment of Windows-based rich client apps by placing the app files on a Web or file server and providing the user with a link. This session covers VS 2005 deployment capabilities for online and offline support, rolling back to previous versions of an app, listing an app in the Start Menu and control panel, and zone-based debugging.