“I LEARNED A LOT OF NEW THINGS THAT I CAN USE TO IMPROVE AND AUTOMATE APPLICATION DEPLOYMENT, AS WELL AS WHAT RACKSPACE IS DOING IN TERMS OF DEVOPS AND DIGITAL AND WHAT OTHER CLIENTS ARE DOING USING RACKSPACE. I AM TAKING LESSONS BACK TO WORK TO IMPLEMENT NEW IDEAS.”
PRAVEEN MINUMULA :: KATALYST TECHNOLOGIES
EVENT SESSION VIDEOS
Before sessions start and during breaks, attendees can get one-on-one advice from Rackspace specialists and our partners in the following technology areas:
Public, Private & Hybrid Cloud
Fanatical Support for Microsoft Azure
…As well as advice from our partner sponsors.
KYLE KELLEY – Software Developer, Rackspace
- Give you tips specific to scaling effectively with MongoDB
- Hit up upgrades and benchmarking tools for MongoDB
- Discuss different ways to scale
- Look at some of the inherit things that can help or hinder scaling
- Talk about sharding
- Help you learn about some of the gotchas to avoid along the way
KIM WILKINS – Lead DBA, ObjectRocket by Rackspace
- Discuss the major pitfalls/barriers to DevOps and how to overcome these challenges
- Demonstrate various real-world scenarios, including how to deploy the Magento ecommerce platform, use the Rackspace DevOps UI, view New Relic data via the Control Panel, make changes using a Chef workflow, and push code to Magento
- Demonstrate app scaling on demand
ERIC BRINKMAN – Product Manager, DevOps, RackspaceCALEB GROOM – Director, DevOps, Rackspace
STEPHEN COTY – Chief Security Evangelist, Alert Logic
PETER SHELDON – VP & Principal Analyst for eBusiness & Channel Strategy, Forrester
- Why brute force attacks and vulnerability scans are increasing more than other attack types in every IT environment
- What types of attacks to expect if you are migrating applications to the public cloud
- Where attacks are geographically coming from in public cloud environments
- Learn the results of the Rackspace / Internet Retailer 2014 Holiday Shopping Rush Survey
- Hear first hand lessons learned from Mark Cuban Companies
- Engage in a conversation with your peers and Rackspace Digital experts on how to plan for this year’s Digital campaigns and shopping season
- Focus your in-house DBA’s on activities that add value while Rackspace takes care of routine maintenance
- Save on licensing costs by increasing database consolidation density and leveraging utility licensing
- Get new projects to market faster with an ideal environment building and hosting relational databases for test/dev
JIM STEINER – Team Lead, DBA, Rackspace
AARON ALLSBROOK – CTO, ClearBlade
RAY WILLIAMSON – Director – Mobile Technologies, Office of the CTO, Rackspace
GREG MAUDSLEY – Director, Product Marketing, F5
DUNCAN RUTLAND – Advisory Services Manager, Rackspace
SANDY THORSEN – Enterprise Solutions Architect, Rackspace
VICTOR VIEUX – Software Engineer, Docker
EVAN HAZLETT – Software Engineer, Docker
- How is it possible to meet cloud security and compliance requirements?
- Can your organizations maintain control of sensitive data within the Rackspace offering?
- Will the use of this cloud service increase an organization’s exposure to data security breaches?
- How will this cloud service reduce your risk profile as it relates to customer information and intellectual property?
- Is it possible for Rackspace employees see or access your business data or provide access under subpoena to government agencies?
BOB CALLAWAY, PhD – Principal Architect & Sr. Manager, Technical Marketing, Cloud Solutions Group, NetApp
ROBERT ESKER – Sr. Product Manager, OpenStack
THE INNOVATION HANGAR
3601 Lyon Street
San Francisco, CA
Uber and Lyft are available. Both companies are running $5 flat fee promotions in this part of the city.
Complimentary self-parking is available at a nearby lot for the first 100 cars. Attendants will direct you where to go when you arrive.
We suggest taking BART to the Civic Center Station, about 3.5 miles from Innovation Hangar. Lyft or Uber from there is $5. For detailed directions, visit 511.org.
San Francisco International Airport (SFO) ~ 35 minutes by car
Oakland International Airport (OAK) ~ 45 minutes by car