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What’s Next for jclouds?

Posted by Adrian Cole on  Dec 23, 2010

Adrian Cole discusses his jclouds project, which is an open source library that helps Java developers get started in the cloud and reuse their Java development skills. Cole also talks about some of the challenges of creating a cloud agnostic library, such as the use of different hypervisors and that various cloud implementations are written in different languages, such as VB, Python, Ruby, etc.

Scott Chacon on Git and GitHub

Posted by Scott Chacon on  Sep 06, 2010 2

Scott Chacon talks about the technologies that power GitHub (Erlang, Redis,...), and the benefits of Git as a version control and as a storage system.Also: ShowOff, Scott's JS-based presentation tool.

Justin Sheehy on Riak

Posted by Justin Sheehy on  Aug 04, 2010

Justin Sheehy explains how Riak was created with ideas from Amazon's Dynamo paper, Riak features and how Riak compares to other NoSQL solutions.

John Leach on Virtualization and Unix Tools for the Data Center

Posted by John Leach on  Aug 03, 2010

John Leach explains how Brightbox uses Virtualization in the data center and whether Virtualization causes performance problems. Also: a look at a few Unix tools and Linux features that Ruby developers might not know about.

Jon Travis on Hyperic HQU and Monitoring with Spring Insight

Posted by Jon Travis on  Jun 07, 2010

Jon Travis explains Hyperic HQU as well as Spring Insight, a tool for monitoring Java web apps, how it uses AspectJ to instrument Java code, how to use it to find performance problems and more.

Karl Rumelhart Talks about VMWare, Spring, and PaaS

Posted by Karl Rumelhart on  May 25, 2010

Karl Rumelhart explains VMWare's virtualization products and how they relate to cloud solutions, Open Source at VMWare, the SpringSource acquisition and much more.

Javier Soltero Discusses Management and Monitoring of Complex Java Applications

Posted by Javier Soltero on  May 13, 2010

In this interview from SpringOne 2009, Javier Soltero discusses the challenges of managing a complex Java application, the Hyperic toolset, out-of-the-box versus developer-built application management/monitoring hooks, the effect of both the SpringSource and the VMWare acquisition on Hyperic development, and the result of combining SpringSource and VMWare's offerings.

Treb Ryan on Cloud Computing and OpSource

Posted by Treb Ryan on  May 05, 2010

Treb Ryan, CEO of OpSource, speaks on many cloud topics including security, SLA, policy compliance, advancing the cloud into the enterprise, the current need for hybrid solutions and the impact of cloud computing on the IT taskforce.

Adam Wiggins on Building Heroku on Top of Amazon EC2

Posted by Adam Wiggins on  Apr 14, 2010 5

Adam Wiggins explains the experience with building Heroku on top of Amazon EC2, the pros and cons of virtualization, and the importance of automation.

Chris Richardson discusses Cloud Foundry and Cloud Computing

Posted by Chris Richardson on  Dec 28, 2009

Chris Richardson discusses the evolving cloud computing landscape, cloud computing tools, differences between local machines and cloud-based virtual machines, Cloud Foundry offerings, deploying a Java application to Cloud Foundry, Cloud Foundry vs other cloud offerings, future Cloud Foundry developments, and the future of enterprise Java development.

Michael Nygard on Building Resilient Systems

Posted by Michael Nygard on  Aug 24, 2009 3

Michael Nygard on: feature complete vs. production ready, how to make a system more resilient and monitorable, explaining stability patterns like Bulkhead and Circuit Breaker, and the need for the development department to cooperate with the operations one and the business managers.

Joseph Molnar discusses scanR

Posted by Joseph Molnar on  May 11, 2009

In this interview from QCon San Francisco 2008, Joseph Molnar discusses scanR, choosing .Net for scanR, the architecture of scanR, working with mobile carriers, scaling, challenges which were encountered, .Net components and libraries used, major problems encountered and their solutions, managing scanR, and what would be done differently if scanR was rewritten from scratch.

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