Stuart Charlton presents Canadian Pacific’s strategy for a modern IT: adopting hybrid cloud, introducing Agile/Lean development, automating everything, distributed data systems, RESTful integration.
Antoni Batchelli introduces Pallet, a devops platform for the JVM for provisioning and configuring servers, configuring clustered services, deploying and managing software, servers and services.
Bill Heitzeg shares the lessons learned and the process of recreating a new e-commerce platform and website for Domino’s Pizza.
Godfrey Nolan discusses using CI for iOS and Android apps, headless emulators, tools for unit and functional testing, and mobile app deployment.
Carl Quinn presents the build and deployment architecture used by Neflix in order to provide content out of Amazon AWS.
While Cloud Computing offers increased business agility and reduced cost, many are worried about security: loss of control and lack of confidentiality. Presented by Alon Hazy and Jakob Illeborg Pagter, this talk looks at the threat landscape, then examines how to secure cloud solutions today and in the future.
Randy Shoup discusses the need for a new programming model targeted at the cloud, covering topics such as state/statelessness, distribution, workload partitioning, cost and resource metering, automation readiness, and deployment strategies.
Jon Brisbin tells the story of how his company of 30,000 employees moved from an ancient system to making their own private cloud based on vSphere, tcServer, RabbitMQ, and a REST framework over the period of one year. He presents the minimum requirements needed to create such a cloud, underlining the advantages brought by virtualization, parallelism, and asynchronicity.
Simon Stewart presents the activity of Google’s Engineering Productivity team and the role Software Engineers in Test (SETs) play in helping software developers to make their code more maintainable, recommending some of their tools: Gold linker, Eclipse, distcc, JDepend, graphviz.
Julian Simpson recommends practices to bring together development and operations, like: collaboration, don’t use email for internal communication, respect everyone, have lunch with the other team, discuss problems, joined retrospectives and stand-up meetings, co-locate sysadmins and developers, teach sysadmin to use VC, use CI and continues deployment, separate binaries and configuration files.
Eishay Smith presents the main differences between Scala and Java, explaining how the Java developers can start integrate Scala code into their development, building, testing and runtime environments. Smith also talks about Scala’s learning curve, IDE integration issues and problems people face when Scala is introduced to their organization.
Robert Johnson discusses Facebook’s approach to scalability issues resulting from a large growth of the user base. He talks about: why one needs to prepare for horizontal and not vertical scalability, very short release cycles which are better because they introduce fewer bugs, the need to streamline to deploying process for short release cycles, and making the entire process faster every day.