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 the story of how his company of 30,000 employees moved from an ancient system to making their own private cloud based on vSphere, tcServer, RabbitMQ, and a REST framework over the period of one year. He presents the minimum requirements needed to create such a cloud, underlining the advantages brought by virtualization, parallelism, and asynchronicity.
This talk gives an overview of VMware management APIs, the open source VI Java API, how to leverage VMware vSphere for your development, testing and deployment using the API, the basic concepts and object model of the API, how to configure vSphere/VMware Server, provisioning new virtual machines and managing their lifecycles, monitoring system performance, and automating system management.
Adrian Colyer and Karl Rumelhart discuss the VMWare acquisition of SpringSource, Cloud Foundry, deployment blueprints, tc Server, dm Server, SpringSource Tool Suite, public vs private vs personal cloud, virtualization in the data center, vSphere, Infrastructure as a Service, vCloud, intelligent provisioning, vMotion, VMWare DRS, VMWare FT, vCenter management suite and vSphere performance.