Clay McCoy discusses using Groovy’s metaprogramming capabilities and AWS SWF to deal with unreliable remote services, parallelization, scheduling critical timers, and server failures.
Joe Sondow presents how Netflix uses Asgard to deploy code updates and manage resources in the Amazon cloud.
Antoni Batchelli introduces VMFest, a PalletOps project used to turn VirtualBox into a lightweight cloud provider, good for developing cloud automation.
Gareth Rushgrove provides reasons for avoiding a big bang release and what to do to make it work in case that’s the only option.
Peter Boros discusses a MySQL architecture useful for the majority of projects, backup, online schema changes, reliability and scalability issues, and basics of sharding.
Hugo Duncan introduces Pallet, a DevOps Clojure tool for provisioning and automating cloud server instances. (Lighting talk.)
Paul Fremantle conducts a hands on tutorial on Stratos and App Factory showing how to create a development and runtime PaaS.
Paul Weiss provides a step-by-step overview and comparison of on-premise, public, and hybrid clouds, explaining how to select the right cloud model.
Justin Beckwith introduces several ways to deploy ASP.NET, Node, and PHP applications to Windows Azure, including git deployment, TFS deployment, continuous integration and custom scripts.
Richard Astbury provides practical steps and architecture decisions to optimize infrastructure for cost.
Antoni Batchelli discusses building an automated infrastructure in Clojure.