Jayesh Thakrar shows what can be done with irb, how to exploit JRuby-Java integration, and demonstrates how the Shell can be used in Hadoop streaming to perform complex and large volume batch jobs.
Janne Valkealahti shows how Spring provides a simple programming model to develop applications that can easily be tested and deployed as either a YARN application or a traditional application.
Steve Hoffman, Ken Dallmeyer share their experience integrating Hadoop into the existing environment at Orbitz, creating a reusable data pipeline, ingesting, transporting, consuming and storing data.
Mitchell Hashimoto introduces Vagrant, Packer, Consul, Serf, explaining how they can help DevOps streamline the entire process from development through to production.
Cornelia Davis takes the Spring Trader application and makes (a few) modifications (mostly to config) to get it running on the same components in the cloud, specifically on the Cloud Foundry PaaS.
Barry Jaspan describes how they test Acquia Cloud, a large PaaS and DevOps project, and what they have learned over several years of developing those tests.
Damien Dallimore demonstrates some of the ways in which Splunk software can be used to collect and correlate data throughout the various stages of the lifecycle of your code.
Raymond Blum discusses some of the challenges, solutions and discarded alternatives in creating durable storage systems at Google scale.
Jon Hoffman discusses the general architecture, storage systems and development practices created to handle the ever increasing volume and complexity at Foursquare.
Gareth Rushgrove explores patterns and practices useful to implement continuous integration in an infrastructure-as-code environment.
Ovidiu Dimulescu provides tips for working with local and remote JVMs, startup flags, analyzing and correlating thread dumps with CPU consumption, instrumentation, multi-tenant JVMs, memory games, etc
Ruslan Meshenberg discusses Netflix's challenges, operational tools and best practices needed to provide high availability through multiple regions.