Videos in category Conferences


Jeff Barr Discusses Amazon Web Services

Jeff Barr Discusses Amazon Web Services

Posted in Databases, Companies, Cloud Computing, Conferences

Summary In this interview from QCon London 2008, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Evangelist Jeff Barr discusses SimpleDB, S3, EC2, SQS, cloud computing, how the different Amazon services interact within an application, the origins of AWS, SimpleDB and Microsoft SQL Server Data Services, globalization of the AWS cloud, the March AWS outage, SimpleDB Stored Procedures and converting between AMIs and VM...

Tags: Technologies, Databases, Interview, Amazon, EC2, Amazon S3, Web Services, InfoQ, SOA, QCon, Cloud Computing, ...



Agile and Beyond - The Power of Aspirational Teams

Agile and Beyond - The Power of Aspirational Teams

Posted in Project Management, Conferences

Summary In this presentation filmed during Agile 2008, Tim Mackinnon talks about the aspirations behind the Agile principles and practices, the desire to become efficient, to write quality code which does not end up being thrown away. Tim has a personal perspective on Agile practices and shares from his own experience. Bio Tim Mackinnon is an early pioneer of agile development. His contribution...

Tags: Practices, XP, Scrum, Conferences, Agile, InfoQ, Retrospectives, Agile2008


Architectures of extraordinarily large, self-sustaining systems

Architectures of extraordinarily large, self-sustaining systems

Posted in Conferences, Graphics

Summary Picture a system so large it cannot be comprehended. Can such a system be "designed" in any conventional sense? Will machines help design it? Will it help design itself? How will it keep running? Will it be alive? The foundations of computing are about to change. In this talk, Richard P. Gabriel explores why and how. Bio Richard P. Gabriel has a PhD in CS from Stanford, and an...

Tags: Conferences, Design, High Performance, Scalability, InfoQ, Architecture, Modeling, QCon, Fault Tolerance


Ruby Beyond Rails

Ruby Beyond Rails

Posted in Conferences, Development, Frameworks, Graphics

Summary At RubyFringe John Lam talks about his path to dynamic languages, some of the problems of making IronRuby run fast, and how the DLR helps with implementing languages. Bio John Lam John works on the IronRuby project at Microsoft. IronRuby is an Open Source implementation of Ruby that runs real Ruby programs. John and his family recently relocated to Seattle from Toronto and they're lovin...

Tags: Conferences, Ruby, Frameworks, Technologies, Python, Silverlight, DLR, .NET Framework, InfoQ, Dynamic Languages, Runtimes, ...




Concurrency: Past and Present

Concurrency: Past and Present

Posted in Conferences, Development

Summary Brian Goetz discusses the difficulties of creating multithreaded programs correctly, incorrect synchronization, race conditions, deadlock, Software Transactional Memory, the history of concurrency, alternatives to threads, Erlang, Scala, and recommendations for concurrency in Java. Bio Brian Goetz has been a professional software developer for 20 years. He is the author of over 75 artic...

Tags: Conferences, Java, Erlang, InfoQ, Concurrency, QCon, QCon London 2008, Scala, Multithreading





Developing great applications with ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET AJAX

Developing great applications with ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET AJAX

Posted in Conferences, Frameworks, Web Technologies, Development

Talk I delivered at Remix Australia 2008 about ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET AJAX. This recording is from the Sydney leg of the tour on 20th May 2008. TIP: It's a whole lot easier to read the code if you watch the video in full screen or download it, so that Viddler doesn't scale it.

Tags: Conferences, Frameworks, Technologies, AJAX, ASP.NET, .NET Framework, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET AJAX, Presentations, tatham, mix, ...