Matthew Johns offers a guide to customers interested in using the cloud by comparing various such solutions – dedicated, hybrid, self service, full service.
Craig Kersteins discusses 12 principles underlying Heroku’s approach to deploying applications.
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.