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.
Ben Corrie explains how Elastic Memory for Java (EM4J) helps managing memory for Java installations in virtual settings.
Gil Tene presents current trends in application memory, the problems with garbage collectors along with some related metrics, and how can Java prosper in a virtual world.
Jon Brisbin tells how his company created a private cloud based on vSphere, tcServer, RabbitMQ, and REST, underlining the advantages brought by virtualization, parallelism, and asynchronicity.
This talk gives an overview of the VMWare management API, how to configure vSphere/VMware Server, provisioning new VMs and managing their lifecycles, monitoring performance, and automating management.
Adrian Colyer and Karl Rumelhart discuss the VMWare acquisition of SpringSource, Cloud Foundry, public vs private cloud, virtualization, vSphere, Infrastructure as a Service and vSphere performance.