Clouds & Containers: Hit the High Points and Give it to Me Straight, What's the Difference & Why Should I Care?


Numerous examples of containers (Docker, CoreOS), orchestration tools (Swarm, Kubernetes, Mesos), and cloud services (Cloud Foundry, Amazon, Azure, GCP) vie for our attention and implementations. The presenter discusses these technologies, compares them, and _deploys real applications to them LIVE_ to demonstrate subtle differences & tradeoffs each choice imposes upon developers. Seeing is believing; lively follow-on discussions are guaranteed!

Language: English

Level: Beginner

Mark Heckler

Developer Advocate - Pivotal Software, Inc.

Mark Heckler is a Java Champion, published author, conference speaker, and Spring Developer & Advocate for Pivotal developing innovative production-ready software at velocity for the Cloud and IoT applications. He has worked with key players in the manufacturing, retail, medical, scientific, telecom, & financial industries and various public sector organizations to develop & deliver critical capabilities on time and on budget. Mark is an OSS contributor and author/curator of a developer-focused blog ( & an occasionally interesting Twitter account (@mkheck).

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