JavaOne 2011 Content Catalog Now Availble

Posted in: Enterprise Java

https://oracleus.wingateweb.com/scheduler/eventcatalog/eventCatalogJavaOne.do?Src=7308729&Act=36&pcode=WWMK11042185MPP016

Amazon Announces 2 New Features for Elastic Beanstalk

Posted in: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Java

Using the AWS Management Console, you can now save an environment’s configuration, launch a new environment with a saved configuration, and apply a saved configuration to an existing environment. This allows you to seamlessly launch multiple environments with your preferred settings.

AND

By using the URL swapping functionality, end users of your web application should not experience downtime when you deploy a new application version. You can stage your new application version on a test environment and swap the URLs with the production environment.

Read more at:
http://aws.typepad.com/aws/2011/06/configuration-persistence-and-support-for-url-swapping-with-aws-elastic-beanstalk.html

I Will Be Presenting At JavaOne 2011

Posted in: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Java

After successfully presenting at JavaOne back in 2006, for some reason I have not been able to get another presentation accepted since. I chalked it up to a high level of competition. But if that is true, then the email I received yesterday raises a few questions.
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