Total Cost of (Non) Ownership in the Cloud

Explore the financial considerations of owning and operating a traditional data center versus utilizing cloud infrastructure. The session will consider many cost factors which can be overlooked when comparing models, such as provisioning, procurement, training, support contracts and software licensing. Learn how to further reduce your current costs on AWS …

Build Secured, Scalable, Low-latency Web Applications with Windows Azure

We always hear tips about the patterns and practices of building web applications with Windows Azure, it’s time we see how it is done! In this session we will construct a secured, durable, scalable, low-latency web application with Windows Azure – Compute, Storage, CDN, ACS, Cache, SQL Azure, Full IIS, …

Virtualization Security in Cloud Computing

Bringing VMs (virtual machines) onto the cloud has become increasingly popular. Recent years have seen great advancements in both cloud computing and virtualization. On one hand there is the ability to pool various resources to provide software-as-a-service, infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service. At its most basic, this is what describes cloud computing. …

Heroku Secrets

Heroku’s Lead Runtime Engineer Noah Zoschke presents Heroku’s Secrets. He discusses how Heroku allows to implement the software as a service model and continuous deployment. He also presents the different tools available on the Heroku Cloud platform.

Coding in the Cloud

If we advocate the web, develop for the web, and move more and more of the applications we use every day to the web, then why are we still developing software using desktop IDEs and desktop code editors? Don’t all the advantages of the web apply to IDEs as well?