Azure Storage Architecture: Getting the Most out of IaaS Storage

This session will run through the different storage types available in Azure, Block Blobs, Page Blobs, Files, Tables and Queues. It will explain the internals of how azure storage is delivered so that you can understand how best architect your storage to get the best performance from applications. Finally, it …

Cloud Architecture with Amazon AWS Direct Connect

Modern IT is embracing hybrid cloud architecture as part of their overall IT strategy. AWS Direct Connect provides a critical tool for ingesting web scale data or leveraging custom appliances and legacy applications. This talk discusses the unique benefits of using Direct Connect to reduce cost, increase bandwidth, and provide …

Continuous Delivery with Cloud Foundry

Cloud Foundry dramatically simplifies the work necessary to build deployment pipelines for continuous delivery. In this talk we’ll look at the benefits of building deployment pipelines with Cloud Foundry, some anti-patterns to watch out for, and how you can practice continuous delivery when making changes to the infrastructure code of …

Cloud Foundry Foundation Established

The Cloud Foundry Foundation, the global standard for open Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), today is announcing its launch as an independent nonprofit foundation. The Cloud Foundry Foundation will be managed as a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project and operate under a system of open governance created by a team of open source experts …

Eclipse Foundation Announces Cloud IDE

The Eclipse Foundation is pleased to announce a new industry initiative to create the technologies, platforms, and tools necessary to enable the delivery of highly integrated cloud development and cloud developer environments. This new initiative will establish an open source community dedicated to cloud development tools, with over 65 developers …

Snowflake Releases Cloud Data Warehouse

Snowflake Computing, the cloud data warehousing company, has announced the Snowflake Elastic Data Warehouse, the first data warehouse built from the ground up for the cloud. Based on a patent-pending new architecture, Snowflake’s cloud service delivers the power of data warehousing, the flexibility of big data platforms and the elasticity …

Cloud Computing with Groovy

Groovy as a flexible, lightweight dynamic language is a natural companion in a Cloud computing environment. It is the ideal scripting engine to customize your web application in a multitenancy PaaS environment (like Jenkins, Oracle ADFm among well known use cases).