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#GlueCon 2014 Notes: APIs.json and API Discovery on the Web – Steven Willmott and Kin Lane

APIs.json and API Discovery on the Web – Steven Willmott and Kin Lane APIs.json is the equivalent of a robots.txt or sitemap.xml files for web APIs The goal is to provide additional community support to supplement ProgrammableWeb’s API directory that is dependent on manual curation APIs.json can be provided either by the API provider on […]

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#GlueCon 2014 Notes: Managing Containers at Scale on Google Compute Engines – Joe Beda, Google

Managing Containers at Scale on Google Compute Engines – Joe Beda, Google Everything at Google runs in a container (KVM-based) Google starts over 2 billion containers per week (3k per sec) not counting long-running containers – value obtained via Dremel Let Me Contain That For You (LMCTFY): http:/github/google/lmctfy – replacement for LXC, integrating with Docker […]

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#GlueCon 2014 Notes: VPC Migration: Flying Blind on a Rocket Cycle – Matthew Boeckman, Craftsy

VPC Migration: Flying Blind on a Rocket Cycle – Matthew Boeckman, Craftsy “VPC is mature network topology for AWS” Network ACL’s allow for true edge blocking Instances can be members of multiple security groups and can be added/removed as desired post-launch (classic cannot do this) Site-to-Site VPN connectiviy enables extension of your network to AWS […]

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#GlueCon 2014 Keynote: Taming the RESTed NARWHL: Striking the Balance Between Usability and Zealotry in REST – Rob Zazueta, Mashery (an Intel Company)

Keynote: Taming the RESTed NARWHL: Striking the Balance Between Usability and Zealotry in REST – Rob Zazueta, Mashery (an Intel Company) For those charged with writing books about API design, debates might be useful But for those that just need to write APIs, it causes confusion One end of the spectrum: REST APIs that have […]

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#GlueCon 2014 Keynote: Automation and DevOps: How to Create a Lights-Out Software Defined Data Center – Joshua McKenty, Piston Cloud Computing

Keynote: Automation and DevOps: How to Create a Lights-Out Software Defined Data Center – Joshua McKenty, Piston Cloud Computing Thinking about SDKs makes us think about consuming APIs that we build The OpenStack APIs were bad not because they didn’t go API First, but rather that they used SDKs to mask the bad API designs […]

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#GlueCon 2014 Keynote: The Case for Application Driven Cloud Computing – Adam Davis, Chief Architect, Cloud Computing, Citi

Keynote: The Case for Application Driven Cloud Computing – Adam Davis, Chief Architect, Cloud Computing, Citi When Adam started out in the industry, dev and ops had no separation Eventually silos, processes, and standards created the separation Henry Ford widely regarded as the one that perfected (not invented) the assembly line Heavy standardization and limited […]

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#GlueCon 2014 Notes: Enhancing Your Cloud Applications with Artificial Intelligence – Elliot Turner, AlchemyAPI

(Notes by @tomkane) Enhancing Your Cloud Applications with Artificial Intelligence – Elliot Turner, AlchemyAPI One big advantage is offloading specialized, intensive computation to beefy servers. Speech Recognition Examples Tag alert words in a video Customer service call is flagged on terms such as “fraud”, “phishing”, etc. and fraud team is automatically engaged. APIs Nuance AT&T Computer […]

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#GlueCon 2014 Notes: Salter: Using Go to provision Saltstack clusters on AWS – Dave Smith, Orchestrate

(Notes by @tomkane) Salter: Using Go to provision Saltstack clusters on AWS – Dave Smith, Orchestrate Using fanout.io for PubSub. Love Salt. SaltCloud didn’t exist yet, so… History Gen0: Ruby (agh!) Gen1: Python (better…) Gen2: Golang app (best!) Benefit: Single binary What’s it do? Construct reproducible cluster from spec Bootstrap salt master + minions into cluster […]

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#GlueCon 2014 Notes: DevOps vs. the Enterprise: What We Can Learn from Mainframe Developers – Mike Baukes, ScriptRock

(Notes by @tomkane) DevOps vs. the Enterprise: What We Can Learn from Mainframe Developers – Mike Baukes, ScriptRock “Going big & screwing up on DevOps implementations” What is a “DevOps implementation”? No one knows. But that doesn’t stop people from using that term. DevOps is not like this: http://www.scriptrock.com/devops-in-a-box Case Study High frequency trading company […]

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#GlueCon 2014 Notes: What Makes a Great Developer Company? – Ethan Kurzweil, Bessemer Venture Partners

Keynote: What Makes a Great Developer Company? – Ethan Kurzweil, Bessemer Venture Partners Why the time is now for the developer-driven business Developers traditionally have been at the bottom, but now at the top of companies (tech and non-tech) Microsoft has 2X the cashflow of Google today due to a focus on developers (servers and […]

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