See how state education departments can become a lot more efficient with cloud-based identity management services. They are used in NC's school system to synchronize identities with target systems, provide federation services as well as end-user self-service and to delegate administration functionality.
This talk will provide a unique opportunity to hear from the chief technology officer at the leading PaaS and cloud expert who has worked with hundreds of companies that are leveraging cloud application development platforms and adopting next generation technologies.
In his role at Rackspace, Matt is focused on helping companies to adopt cloud and automation technologies. He's worked on some huge projects in many industry sectors and in this video he's going to share a bunch of helpful knowledge he's gained through architecting global WANs, large scale application infrastructures.
It's about time we learned all about the technology behind Docker, from the creators. This is an especially useful presentation because it doesn't only cover the advantages of using Go, but also some of the drawbacks to expect.
Because of it's growing popularity, I thought it would make sense to provide a nice bundle of video tutorials on Digital Ocean (for the visual learner). Digital Ocean has made a name for themselves by providing super-fast, super-cheap pure-SSD hosting.
I wonder whether this move from Rackspace was significantly influenced by Digital Ocean's meteoric rise with it's low-priced pure-SSD servers. I think the other vendors have to be taking notice of the scrappy startup by now.
Pivotal has developed and open sourced some new components for Cloud Foundry to make deployment a lot easier with some new options and really short commands for pushing your applications via Maven or Gradle.
The developers at RelateQ recently documented their 24 hour journey from their former development environment to one that was orchestrated by Docker and didn't take days to set up. Their stack had a lot of moving parts from open source: Cassandra, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Kafka, Zookeeper, and Redis.
Tech media keeps predicting that Cisco is going to be hit the hardest by the arrival of software-defined networking. According to a Business Insider article , that has already happened in a $1B deal with Amazon, which was dropped to only $11M.