Antoni Batchelli introduces VMFest, a PalletOps project used to turn VirtualBox into a lightweight cloud provider, good for developing cloud automation.
Keith Adams shares details on building HHVM, a PHP VM built by Facebook, along with lessons learned doing it and tuning it for high performance.
Emad Benjamin explains how to deploy and tune a JVM on a virtual infrastructure (vSphere), and how to tune the garbage collector in this environment.
Jian Zhong and Eric Cole present the infrastructure virtualization, SOA and Agile development methodology used by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Godmar Back introduces CloudBrowser, a server centric web application framework where applications run in virtual browsers on the server while the rendering takes place on the client.
Paul Weiss introduces cloud computing and its various models, comparing them with virtualization, then overviews Eucalyptus and compares it with AWS.
John Garbutt discusses the components used for building a cloud, comparing different cloud offerings existing on the market.
John Davies shares insight into SQL, NoSQL, grid, virtualization and caching technologies from his personal experience using them in financial institutions.
Ben Stopford, Farzad Pezeshkpour and Mark Atwell discuss: the Manhattan processor – avoiding GC pauses-, beyond messaging with ODC, Risk, data virtualization and collaboration in banking.
Patrick Debois discusses replacing PaaS with an enterprise private solution built with virtualization tools, cloud abstraction libraries, and configuration management systems.
Salvatore Orlando introduces OpenStack and Quantum, a project intended to provide network connectivity as a service, covering the current state and expected developments in the future.
Dave McCrory explains how Cloud Foundry works, demoing setting up and running an application on it and Micro Cloud Foundry, and using the services available in VMware’s cloud.