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 on deploying Apache/Tomcat/MySQL apps on Amazon EC2, what it takes to deploy all servers, making a case for PaaS which does not require an administration effort.
Dennis Wisnosky presents the path from governance to deploying by illustrating how the Business Enterprise Common Core Metadata COI governs the Common Vocabulary used for the DoD Business Operations.
Javier Soltero, SpringSource CTO of Management Products, hosts this panel discussion on software deployment and what IT operations should be looking for when considering production system needs.
Charles Lee presents the values of cloud computing and introduces the audience to several SpringSource tools, especially Cloud Foundry, useful 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 in all layers.
OSGi Director of Technology Peter Kriens shows why OSGi is crucial, what it really encompasses, and what the future developments will be.
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels examines the tension between availability & consistency in large-scale distributed systems, and presents a model for reasonsing about the trade-offs between diff solutions.
Ernie Svehla reviews Java Class Loading including a comparison of major appservers, how to package Java EE apps, and common class loading problems such as ClassNotFoundException, or NoDefFound Errors.
Cathy Gero goes explains ClickOnce which 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.