Ramnivas Laddad sketches the architecture of Cloud Foundry, explaining how they manage to do hot swaps without application downtime, including lessons applicable in general distributed environments.
Josh Long and Eric Bottard cover the basics of Cloud Foundry PaaS, how to use it, how to install and use Micro Cloud Foundry, including hands on installation troubleshooting.
Mark Johnson and David Turanski introduce Spring Data for GemFire demoing using Spring Data for persistency across multiple distributed database grids.
Jeremy Voorhis introduces PaaS and CloudFoundry, then explains how AppFog built their own PaaS on top of CloudFoundry.
Derek Collison discusses the goals, the design premises and patterns employed in creating the architecture of Cloud Foundry, VMware’s open source PaaS, unveiling internal architectural details.
Eberhard Wolff introduces Cloud Computing, IaaS/PaaS, comparing the Java support provided by Google GAE, Amazon Beanstalk, VMware Cloud Foundry, and Cloud Bees.
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.
Derek Collison presents Cloud Foundry’s architecture with details on the Cloud Controller, the Service Provisioning Agent, the Droplet Execution Agent, and the Messaging System.
Ramnivas Laddad, Scott Andrews and Jennifer Hickey talk about using services with Cloud Foundry: Auto-reconfiguration, Cloud Namespace, Profile Support, Java Configuration and External Service Access.
Andy Clement and Martin Lippert discuss the latest developments in Spring Tool Suite related to Java 7, Spring 3.1, Groovy, Grails, Gradle, and Cloud Foundry.
Peter Ledbrook outlines the differences between several PaaS providers from the perspective of building, deploying and running a Grails application in the cloud, demoing running it on Cloud Foundry.
Adrian Colyer discusses the current trends in cloud computing, covering especially PaaS with a reference at Cloud Foundry, and focusing on how it impacts enterprise application design and development.