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From Agile Development to Agile Operations

Posted by Stuart Charlton  on  Apr 23, 2010

Stuart Charlton talks about the opportunity brought by cloud computing to introduce agile methods and processes to the operational side of IT, helping to bridge the development and operations worlds.

Horizontal Scalability via Transient, Shardable, and Share-Nothing Resources

Posted by Adam Wiggins  on  Apr 20, 2010 1

Adam Wiggins details how memcached, CouchDB, Hadoop, Redis, Varnish, RabbitMQ, Erlang apply the transient, shardable and share-nothing principles to achieve horizontal scalability.

Project-Oriented SOA

Posted by Leo Shuster  on  Apr 08, 2010 3

Leo Shuster shows how to combine service architecture and lifecycle management, funding, SOA governance and metrics in order to develop individual projects and an SOA initiative in the same time.

Dave Hoover and Paul Pagel on Apprenticing to Mastery

Posted by Dave Hoover and Paul Pagel  on  Apr 02, 2010

Dave Hoover and Paul Pagel discuss the patterns of behavior they've observed in successful apprenticeships.

Basking in the Limelight

Posted by Micah Martin  on  Mar 28, 2010 2

Micah Martin introduces Limelight, a JRuby GUI library that uses the theater metaphor for writing GUIs. The talk introduces basic concepts, how to style GUIs, and much more.

Open Source at - 10x Scalability at Half the Cost

Posted by Stefan Norberg  on  Mar 25, 2010 2

Stefan Norberg presents’s architecture which uses XHTML 1.0, CSS 2.1, YUI, caching, compression, image spriting, and CDN striping for front-end plus multiple replicas for scaling out.

QCon SF Keynote: Techie VC's Talk About Trends & Opportunities

Posted by Kevin Efrusy and Salil Deshpande  on  Mar 18, 2010

Kevin Efrusy and Salil Deshpande talk about what makes a business successful or not, presenting three actual cases they have been involved with: Hyperic, G2One, SpringSource.

Security for the Services World

Posted by Chris Riley  on  Mar 10, 2010

Chris Riley presents security issues threatening service based systems, examining security threats, presenting measures to reduce the risks, and mentioning available security frameworks.

Navigating The Rapids:Real-World Lessons in Adopting Agile

Posted by Sam Newman  on  Mar 10, 2010

This talk investigates technical issues encountered when moving to an Agile process.

Codename "M": Language, Data, and Modeling, Oh My!

Posted by Don Box and Amanda Laucher  on  Mar 10, 2010

Don Box and Amanda Laucher present “M”, a declarative language for building data models, domain models or external DSLs. Don Box's demos show some of M’s features and latest changes of the language.

7 Fundamentals of Mission-Critical Service Testing

Posted by Robert D. Schneider  on  Mar 05, 2010

Schneider on 7 service testing fundamentals: thoroughly testing, large amounts of realistic data, security testing, high productivity, tracking test results, realistic loads, and proper governing.

Pragmatic F# in Action

Posted by Amanda Laucher and Josh Graham  on  Mar 04, 2010 1

Amanda Laucher and Josh Graham introduce the audience to F# basics showing some of its main features, emphasizing what makes it better than imperative languages, and also showing F# code samples.

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