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Monday, October 21 • 2:50pm - 4:40pm
(Tutorial) Build a Global Big Data Application: Automate Cassandra Using Brooklyn - Aled Sage, Cloudsoft & Alex Heneveld, Cloudsoft

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We show the creation and management of a Cassandra cluster, running across multiple availability zones and clouds. Best practices for application deployment in the cloud can be complex. Users want to use different cloud providers and APIs, and to run applications wide-area which is traditionally a headache. Users need automation, cloud-agnostic tools and a DevOps mindset. This tutorial addresses those challenges and gives a practical example of an application that demonstrates these principles. Fully automated one-touch deployment and ongoing policy-based management is provided by the open source Brooklyn project (brooklyn.io). Further examples using CouchDB and different cloud providers, while still maintaining the same management and control, show how this can be applied to a range of application architectures.

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Alex Heneveld

Co-founder & CTO, Cloudsoft
Alex Heneveld is one of the creators of Apache Brooklyn, and CTO and co-founder at Cloudsoft Corporation where he works with companies large and small to build their application management strategy. With the surprisingly controversial view that applications are more important than infrastructure, he brings a no-nonsense approach to cloud which has proved successful in practice and popular with audiences from Gluecon to LinuxCon.
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Aled Sage

VP Engineering, Cloudsoft
Aled Sage has over a decade’s experience developing distributed applications, mostly in the enterprise sector. Prior to his current role as VP Engineering at Cloudsoft, Aled was Chief Architect at Enigmatec Corporation. Aled is co-founder of Project Brooklyn - the Apache licensed open source project that forms the core of Cloudsoft's Application Management Platform. He holds a PhD (Computer Science) from the University of St Andrews. Aled... Read More →


Monday October 21, 2013 2:50pm - 4:40pm
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