Peter Ledbrook, TweetCo-Author of "Grails in Action"
Biography: Peter Ledbrook
Peter is a long time Java developer, Grails user and plugin author. He also co-authored the book Grails in Action with Glen Smith.
He has been using Java for over 10 years across a range of industries and technologies, covering both client-side and server-side development. He discovered Groovy & Grails in 2006 and is now a core Grails committer and the Grails Advocate at SpringSource/VMware.
Presentation: TweetMigrating a real web application to Cloud Foundry
The new generation of cloud platforms are a great way to host your Java web applications: simple deployment and easy management. But what are they like with a real application? Find out what was involved in migrating the web application behind grails.org to Cloud Foundry.
This talk covers the techniques required for data migration, caching, file uploads and more. It also highlights the impact that the cloud has on your application design and how you might need to adjust your thinking.
Keywords: cloud, clustering, web applications
Target Audience: Intermediate to expert Java developers of server-side applications