Josh Long, TweetVMware
Biography: Josh Long
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.
Presentation: TweetSpring and Cloud Foundry: a Marriage Made in Heaven
Let's face it, the cloud's here to stay. Spring's always been about portability and choice, and the cloud is no different. CloudFoundry, introduced to rave reviews and massive enthusiasm in the NOSQL, Node.js, Ruby, Scala and Java communities, represents the most promising, most open cloud platform for Java and Spring applications today, and tomorrow. In this talk, Josh Long will introduce CloudFoundry, it's architecture, and how it can be used with existing Spring applications and new ones, leveraging Spring 3.1.