Free Webinar – Amazon Web Services for Java Developers

Posted in: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Java, Software Development Best Practices, System Administration

I will be giving a free 1-hour Webinar this coming Thursday (June 7th) to introduce a brand new course that I will be teaching at the University of California in the Summer quarter. The new course is entitled Amazon Web Services for Java Developers and is a 10 week, 100% online course that will cover all of the critical topics that a Java Architect and/or Developer needs to know to make the most of Amazon Web Services in their applications.

To register for the Webinar please visit the University of California website.

Further details on the class and information on how to enroll can be found here.

Cloud is a corporate strategy, not a tactical solution

Posted in: Cloud Computing

Many of us are looking at the adoption of cloud as just another technology, and are leaving the decisions on how to adopt, own, and manage the cloud up to engineers. But acquiring a cloud management platform is not an engineering decision — it’s a strategic one. Do engineers need to be involved? Yes, but your cloud adoption strategy has already failed if you don’t treat cloud as the operational construct that it is.

via Cloud is a corporate strategy, not a tactical solution — Cloud Computing News.

SlideShare and LinkedIn sitting in a tree…

Posted in: Personal Branding, Social Networking

I want to tell you about the next step in our journey. SlideShare has agreed to be acquired by LinkedIn, the largest professional network on the Internet.

via SlideShare and LinkedIn sitting in a tree… | SlideShare Blog.

Amazon Web Services Blog: Save The Date! AWS re: Invent – Global Customer and Partner Conference

Posted in: Cloud Computing

Block off November 27-29 on your calendar, book a flight to Las Vegas, and plan to spend three days at AWS re: Invent learning more about AWS from AWS engineers, architects, partners, and customers in over 100 sessions.

via Amazon Web Services Blog: Save The Date! AWS re: Invent – Global Customer and Partner Conference.