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Datapipe at re:Invent

Datapipe is headed to Vegas next week for AWS re:Invent 2015! The event is designed to bring together the cloud computing community for a week filled with collaboration and best practices regarding AWS. Whether you are going to be onsite or keeping up on the event activity from afar, there are a number of ways to connect with Datapipe during the event:

Visit Our Booth

As one of only six diamond sponsors, we will have a massive Datapipe booth in the center of expo— where you’ll find Datapipe representatives who can walk you through our services and show you how to get the most out of AWS. It’s an opportunity to engage with key members of the Datapipe executive team including our CSO, Joel Friedman and myself.

In addition, you can also connect with members of our team at the DualSpark booth thanks to our recent acquisition. Be sure to stop by the DualSpark booth, right around the corner from ours.

If you need a little pick-me-up, we’ll have coffee and refreshments in the DualSpark booth every day. Stop by and get your fuel for the day!

See you on the floor: Datapipe Booth 220 and DualSpark Booth 724

Catch Our Breakout Sessions

We’re hosting two sessions this year, one of which will be a joint presentation with McDonald’s CTO, Frank Ellermeyer. Stop by to hear us discuss the work we’ve been doing to develop the company’s first born-in-the-cloud mobile application. In the session, we will discuss the ongoing process of moving an iconic global enterprise into the 21st century, including the factors the company considered before moving to AWS and security concerns that needed to be addressed.

We will also be hosting another session titled “Building and Deploying a Modern Big Data Architecture on AWS.” It is no surprise the AWS platform enables enterprises to use data to solve business problems. However, to truly take advantage of AWS, enterprises need a way to collect, store, process, analyze, and continually execute on their data. Jason Woodlee, our senior director of cloud products will discuss the technical details of designing and deploying a modern big data architecture on AWS, including application purpose and design, development environment and language overview, DevOps automation best practices, and continuous build and test frameworks.

Attend the sessions:

  • McDonald’s Uses AWS to Launch Applications Quickly Around the Globe and Engage Customers: Wednesday, October 7 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm in Murano 3203
  • Building and Deploying a Modern Big Data Architecture on AWS: Thursday, October 8 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in Delfino 4002

Check Out Our Lightning Talks

On Wednesday and Thursday in the Datapipe booth, be sure to stop by throughout the course of the two days to hear from us, our partners and customers regarding latest AWS implementations and interesting projects they are working on. The full schedule includes:

Wednesday, October 7

  • 12:45 PM – Patrick McClory, Datapipe’s director of automation and DevOps, and former CTO of DualSpark will walk through the key components and interfaces needed to bring a ‘DevOps’ strategy to bear starting with principles and patterns with some brief discussion of tooling and where it fits.
  • 1:45 PM – Come learn about TaylorMade’s recently implemented project designed to increase disaster recovery efficiencies on AWS.
  • 3:15 PM – Chris Noell with AlertLogic will address how you can identify vulnerabilities and misconfigurations for the applications you are running on AWS.
  • 4:30 PM – Greg Adgate, Vice President, Global Partnerships & Alliances at Equinix, will discuss the advantages and challenges of the hybrid approach.

Thursday, October 8

  • 11:15 AM – Microservices and API design are the new ‘hot’ topics in cloud-native software development today – Patrick McClory will kick-off day two by talking through some specific patterns and techniques for designing and deploying microservices on AWS.
  • 12:30 PM – Experts from Imperva will discuss AWS security concerns, including application account takeover protection.
  • 3:15 PM – FortyCloud CTO, Amir Naftalihe, will walk through the technical details of the FortyCloud and Datapipe joint security solution, 2-Factor Secure Cloud Access Solution for AWS.
  • 4:30 PM – Application level testing is fairly common amongst most seasoned developers but testing servers and infrastructure is a bit newer. Patrick McClory will close out the day with a discussion around how to leverage some open source tooling around the Chef community to make sure your AMI’s are consistent all the time, every time.

Follow Us On Twitter

There is always so much to learn at re:Invent. We’ll be giving updates before the event and live-tweeting throughout. To keep up with all of Datapipe’s activities, our partners’ activities, and all the major news from the day, be sure to follow us on Twitter and use the hashtag #reInvent.

About David Lucky

David Lucky
As Datapipe’s Director of Product Management, David has unique insight into the latest product developments for private, public, and hybrid cloud platforms and a keen understanding of industry trends and their impact on business development. David writes about a wide variety of topics including security and compliance, AWS, Microsoft, and business strategy.

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