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Introduction to Cloud Foundry Workshop

Dave McCrory (VMware Inc.), Dekel Tankel (VMware Inc.)
Location: Room 345
Presentation: external link
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Cloud Foundry is the open platform as a service project initiated by VMware. It provides a great developer experience for building and deploying Rails application to the cloud. Attendees will learn how to use Cloud Foundry command line tool (VMC) to deploy, update and troubleshoot Rails applications. Attendees will also learn how to manage a running application by monitoring its health, memory, instances and how to quickly reconfigure or scale to meet changing demand. Attendees will deploy their applications to different cloud destinations including CloudFoundry.com. The workshop is comprised of three identical 45 minute tutorials. The schedule will be as follows:

1:30pm – 2:15pm – Tutorial #1
2:15pm – 2:30pm – Break
2:30pm – 3:15pm – Tutorial #2
3:15pm – 3:30pm – Break
3:30pm – 4:15pm – Tutorial #3
4:15pm – 5:00pm – Open Q&A

Join this workshop to receive an immediate account on CloudFoundry.com.

This workshop is sponsored by VMware

Dave McCrory

VMware Inc.

Dave McCrory leads Technical Marketing for Cloud Foundry at VMware. He is focused on educating businesses, developers, and IT operations on how to best leverage scale out architectures and cloud computing approaches. McCrory founded and served CTO/Chief Scientist at four startup companies, ProTier, Surgient, Inovawave, and Hyper9. While at these companies, he was granted 7 Patents around Virtualization Management and Cloud Computing. He most recently worked as a Cloud Architect in Dell’s Data Center Solutions Group, where he worked on several high-profile hyper-scale computing projects. Dave is a published author having co-authored the book “Advanced Server Virtualization”. He is very active on social media personally blogging and tweeting. Dave enjoys coding prototypes in Ruby and Javascript in his spare time. He also operates the social media efforts for Cloud Foundry.

Dekel Tankel

VMware Inc.

Dekel Tankel leads Product Marketing for Cloud Foundry at VMware, focusing on the various developers communities including Spring, Ruby and Node. Dekel served as the Director of Product Management for Yahoo-Inc Cloud Computing group, leading Hadoop community efforts and Yahoo! Cloud Serving OSS offering. Dekel has more than 10 years of technical and business experience in the Cloud Computing, Application Server and software middleware market. Previously Dekel managed the technical business development for GigaSpaces Technologies Cloud group. Prior to that Dekel managed global customer support organizations and R&D teams. Mr. Tankel has In-depth relationship with many of the major players in the cloud computing space, focusing on PaaS and SaaS and is speaking at industry-leading events about technology and market trends. Dekel holds an MBA degree in Business Management and a BA degree in Computer Science.