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Cloud Foundry Open Tour, London
What if you could deploy and scale your applications within seconds? And never had to wait again for infrastructure to be provisioned? With Cloud Foundry, which is a modern, open-source Platform-as-a-Service, you can deploy your application instantly. Use Cloud Foundry for development, testing and production. At this Developer Day you will meet the experts and learn how use Cloud Foundry to boost your productivity.Register today!
- Bootcamp to get started: Learn how to deploy your applications on both the public and micro Cloud Foundry
- Spring, Java, Ruby, Node.js, Python, PHP and other Cloud application development tips
- MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, Postgres, and RabbitMQ: Learn how to use these services on Cloud Foundry
- Build your in-house Platform-as-a-Service using open-source Cloud Foundry
Network with the experts and other developers behind the leading open source cloud platform for enterprise applications, discuss the latest innovations, and expand your opportunities.
Adrian Colyer is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for SpringSource and the vFabric Cloud Application Platform at VMware. VMware vFabric enables customers to build, run and scale modern applications on-premise or in the public cloud. The vFabric runtime components include tc Server based on Apache Tomcat, Apache Web Server, RabbitMQ, GemFire, and SQLFire. vFabric Data Director and Application Director automate administration and deployment of applications and supporting middleware in virtual environments, and Application Performance Manager provides application owners with real-time visibility into their applications. SpringSource develops the Spring Framework and associated open source projects such as Spring Integration and Spring Batch, Grails, Groovy, and Eclipse AspectJ. Cloud Foundry is VMware's open platform-as-a-service with full support for Spring, Grails, and a wide range of other application frameworks. Adrian maintains a keen interest in the evolution of enterprise application development as cloud, big data, and smart clients all appear on the enterprise radar. Adrian joined VMware in 2009 through VMware's acquisition of SpringSource where he was the CTO. He led the AspectJ project at Eclipse.org and oversaw the integration of aspect-oriented concepts into the Spring Framework. He helped to grow the SpringSource portfolio from these two projects into the rich set of projects and products that it is today. In 2004 Adrian was recognised by MIT Technology Review as one of the top 100 young innovators in the world. Adrian has also served on a number of industry groups including the Aspect-Oriented Software Association Steering Committee, the OSGi Enterprise Expert Group, and the Eclipse Architecture Council. Prior to joining SpringSource, Adrian gained over a decade of experience in building enterprise middleware at IBM.
Martin Englund is a Staff Engineer on the Cloud Foundry platforms team, with over 20 years of experience in large scale datacenter operations, which is now being used to develop BOSH, the tool that provides end-to-end automation for cloudfoundry.com. He is a security geek at heart, is passionate about operations automation, and has the firm belief that if you are doing it by hand you are doing it wrong. He has been a contributor to a number of open source projects such as OpenSolaris & Puppet.
Chris Harris is a European Solution Architect at 10gen. Prior to 10gen, Chris was EMEA Architect at SpringSource responsible for evangelising vFabric products and defining architectural solutions for customers across EMEA. Chris specializes in addressing and simplifying complex middleware architectures within development and operational environments. With the acquisition of SpringSource by VMware, Chris focused on how virtualization and cloud computing can be used to address the complexity within the Enterprise. Before joining SpringSource, Chris spent his time at RedHat/JBoss providing consultancy to major clients across EMEA.
Jennifer Hickey is a Sr. Software Engineer with Cloud Foundry/VMware, with over a decade of experience in software engineering. Jennifer is a member of the Cloud Foundry team, specializing in developer experience and support of frameworks such as Spring, Grails, Rails, and Sinatra. She is passionate about increasing developer productivity in the cloud. Jennifer has led or contributed to a number of SpringSource projects, including Hyperic and tc Server. She has been involved in converting multiple large EJB/legacy codebases to Spring. Prior to joining SpringSource, Jennifer was a principal architect of a large-scale network management system.
Juergen Hoeller is co-founder of the Spring Framework project and Principal Engineer at SpringSource, a division of VMware, where he continues to lead the development of the core framework. Juergen is an experienced software architect and consultant with outstanding expertise in transaction management, O/R mapping technologies and enterprise messaging. Juergen is co-author of the bestselling book "Expert 1-on-1 J2EE Development without EJB" and regularly speaks at international technology conferences.
Troy Howard, a developer at AppFog, has been getting shit done with computers since 1985. Most recently he is excited about CloudFoundry and helping to make NoOps the new normal. When not working on fun and innovative new technology at a startup, he's probably playing bass with his band Lubec, reviewing patches for the Apache Software Foundation, organizing a conference for hipster-tech like Node.js or riding his bike around Portland, Oregon, his adopted hometown. He will gladly critique your beverage (tea, coffee, beer or wine), help you plan your garden, or assist with the design a monument (assuming he gets to put his name on it). He likes long walks in the city and shabby dining establishments.
Costin Leau is an engineer with SpringSource. His interests include data access and aspect oriented programming. With significant development experience, Costin has worked on various Spring Framework features (cache abstraction, JPA, java config), led the Spring Dynamic Modules (Spring OSGi project) and the Spring-inspired, OSGi 4.2 Blueprint Service RI. Currently Costin is working in the NoSQL and Big Data area, leading the Spring integration with GemFire, Hadoop and Redis.
A long-time Grails user, Peter is currently a committer to the project and officially Grails Advocate at SpringSource, a division of VMware. He is also co-author of Grails in Action with Glen Smith.
Josh Long is the Spring developer advocate. Josh is the lead author on Apress’ Spring Recipes, 2nd Edition, O'Reilly's "Getting Started with Spring Roo," and Manning's "Cloud Foundry in Action." and a SpringSource committer and contributor. When he's not hacking on code for (Spring Integration, Spring Batch, Spring MVC, Activiti, and much more), he can be found at the local Java User Group or at the local coffee shop. Josh has been a speaker at numerous conferences, worldwide, including JFokus, JAX, SpringOne2GX, OSCON, JavaZone, Geecon, Java2Days, Vaadin and Mongo Dev Days, and numerous others. Josh likes solutions that push the boundaries of the technologies that enable them. His interests include scalability, BPM, grid processing, mobile computing and so-called "smart" systems. He blogs at springsource.org, blog.springsource.org or joshlong.com.
Mark Lucovsky is the Vice President of Engineering in charge of Cloud Foundry at VMware. Previously, he worked as an Engineering Director at both Google and Microsoft. He is noted for having shaped Windows program applications' interfaces for software developers working on the Windows NT platform. Mark received his B.S. in Computer Science from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo.
Andy Piper is part of the VMware Developer Relations team, and works as a Developer Advocate for Cloud Foundry, the Open Source Platform-as-a-Service. He is probably best known online as a “social bridgebuilder” spanning a number of areas of technology and interest. He was previously with IBM Software Group for more than 10 years, as a consultant, strategist, and WebSphere Messaging Community Lead.
Raja Rao DV has spent most of his decade long career as an engineer and developer advocate for VMware Zimbra. As part of Zimbra, his main role was to promote, engineer and maintain Zimbra's extension framework called Zimlets. Along the way he ended up writing 100+ Zimlets and trained several large Zimbra customers like Comcast, Telus(Canada), BigLobe(Japan) etc on how to extend Zimbra. He currently works as developer advocate for Cloud Foundry and is responsible for working with developers and partners to enhance the platform.
Chris Richardson is a developer and architect with over 20 years of experience. He is a Java Champion and the author of POJOs in Action, which describes how to build enterprise Java applications with POJOs and frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate. Chris is the founder of CloudFoundry.com and works on cloud technology. He has a computer science degree from the University of Cambridge in England and lives in Oakland, CA with his wife and three children.
As Head of Grails Development for SpringSource, Graeme Rocher is the project lead and co-founder of the Grails web application framework. He's a member of the JSR-241 Expert Group which standardizes the Groovy language. Graeme authored the Definitive Guide to Grails for Apress and is a frequent speaker at JavaOne, JavaPolis, NoFluffJustStuff, JAOO, the Sun TechDays and more. Graeme joined SpringSource in late 2008 upon the acquisition of G2One Inc. Before founding G2One, Graeme was the CTO of SkillsMatter, a skills transfer company specializing in open source technology and agile software development, where Graeme was in charge of the company's courseware development strategy and general technical direction.
Jochen is a Senior Member of Technical Staff with SpringSource, working on the Groovy language.
Oleg is a Sr. Software Engineer with SpringSource/VMWare and a core developer of Spring Integration framework. He has 16+ years of experience in software engineering across multiple disciplines including software architecture and design, consulting, business analysis and application development. After starting his career in the world of COBOL & CICS, Oleg has been focusing on professional Java and Java EE development since 1999. Since 2004 he has been heavily involved in using several open source technologies and platforms with Spring Framework at the forefront, while working on a number of projects around the world and spanning industries such as Telecommunication, Banking, Law Enforcement, US DOD and others. You can regularly spot Oleg on the Spring Forums contributing to a number of topics. Native of Kiev, Ukraine and now a resident of the Philadelphia area, Oleg enjoys windsurfing, scuba diving, snowboarding, hockey and traveling when he can find some spare time.