Antoni Batchelli introduces VMFest, a PalletOps project used to turn VirtualBox into a lightweight cloud provider, good for developing cloud automation.
Antoni Batchelli (@disclojure) started Disclojure in 2009 ( http://disclojure.org ), a website devoted to news about Clojure. in 2009, Toni met Hugo Duncan, with whom he has since them been working full time on Pallet ( http://palletops.com ) , an Open Source, Clojure-based DevOps platform; and VMFest, a Virtual Machine automation library.
Clojure/West is the newest conference creation from Alex Miller (aka @puredanger). Alex has been running the Strange Loop conference in St. Louis since 2009, smashing together the worlds of functional and dynamic programming languages, concurrency, distributed systems, web and mobile. Since early 2010, Alex has also been part of a team using Clojure at Revelytix.