This track provides overview and deep dive sessions that cover the products, features, and technologies for datacenter modernization and consolidation. Example topics include: storage migration, performance optimization, management of data in distributed applications, and middleware integration. Attendees will learn how to enable lines of business to rapidly respond to business events in an automated manner, automate rules-driven business processes, and integrate applications, data, and embedded devices across all cloud environments.
Are you interested in the commonalities and differences in Red Hat’s integration products? In this session, Alan Santos, Keith Babo, and Jack Britton will provide a high-level overview and roadmap for Red Hat’s integration products: Red Hat JBoss Fuse and Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform. They will:
Location: Room 302
|Application and data integration||Wednesday, June 12||1:20 pm - 2:20 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
Most organizations have a wealth of data stores (e.g., warehouses, files, databases, spreadsheets, applications, etc.) and their various formats, structures, semantics, and ownership make it difficult to turn this data into actionable information. Red Hat JBoss Data Services Platform enables you to tackle this challenge by virtualizing your data and data access, turning the data you have into the information you need.
In this session, Ken Johnson will provide an overview of Red Hat JBoss Data Services Platform, review common use cases, and discuss its future roadmap, which includes integration with other Red Hat technologies, big data applicability, and data services in the cloud.
Location: Room 210
|Application and data integration||Wednesday, June 12||2:30 pm - 3:30 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
Join James Strachan, the creator of Apache Camel and Fuse IDE, as he demonstrates the open source, Eclipse-based developer tooling and HTML5 web console that are available when working with Enterprise Integration Patterns (EIP) and Red Hat JBoss Fuse.
Through demonstrations, attendees will learn how to solve their integration problems with EIP, Red Hat JBoss Fuse (for integration), and Red Hat A-MQ (for messaging). They will learn how to quickly start projects, run them, diagnose and understand running applications, and complete integration quickly.
Previous knowledge of Apache Camel and/or EIP is helpful but not essential.
Location: Room 210
|Application and data integration||Wednesday, June 12||3:40 pm - 4:40 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
In this session, attendees will learn how to design an industrial-strength business intelligence appliance using Red Hat technology, as well as how to store the information they need to make informed business decisions. They will also learn how:
Location: Room 210
Topics: Big data, Cloud deployment, Clustering, Cost savings, Integration, Java development, OpenShift by Red Hat, Portability, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat JBoss BRMS, Red Hat JBoss Data Grid, Red Hat JBoss Data Services Platform, Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform, Red Hat Storage
|Application and data integration||Friday, June 14||9:45 am - 10:45 am||4.0 / 5.0|
This talk builds on the “Best Practices for Red Hat Storage Server Performance” session (Thurs. at 4:50 p.m. EST) to explore design tradeoffs and performance implications for advanced use cases. Use cases include geo-replication, OpenStack Swift compatible Object store, and live virtual image stores including KVM-based virtualization such as Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization) and Red Hat Open Stack (RHOS).
Location: Room 210
|Application and data integration||Friday, June 14||11:00 am - 12:00 pm||4.0 / 5.0|
This track features the developers who write the code, the solution architects who work in the field, and the product managers who contribute to product direction. Example topics include: technology overviews, roadmaps, and deep dives, deployment techniques, performance optimization, and system management. Attendees will learn how to increase performance and scalability, implement security policies, meet service level agreements, and more effectively manage deployments.
In this session, senior product and engineering leaders from Red Hat’s cloud, storage, and vitualization teams will outline the integration roadmap for Red Hat Storage, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, and Red Hat OpenStack. They will also:
Attendees will learn about an enterprise, scale-out, private and hybrid cloud storage platform taking shape inside Red Hat to support the next wave of virtualization and cloud deployments. Attendees are encouraged to share their perspectives with the session presenters, helping to shape the future of these integrated solutions from Red Hat.
Location: Room 302
|Application and platform infrastructure||Wednesday, June 12||3:40 pm - 4:40 pm||4.0 / 5.0|
The Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor supports the largest x86 virtual machine, with industry-leading performance and an innovative architecture that benefits from the enhancements made to the Linux kernel. In addition to the numerous performance improvements, the KVM hypervisor is well suited to run mission-critical workloads in a virtualized environment, utilizing the resource management and security features built within it.
KVM supports both Linux and Windows guests and provides a Microsoft-certified environment for customers to deploy virtual machines and applications with confidence. It is the foundational technology that powers Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and Red Hat OpenStack, and will soon provide tighter integration with Red Hat Storage.
In this session, Bhavna Sarathy, the KVM technology product manager, and Karen Noel, the KVM engineering manager, will present the KVM hypervisor roadmap and will outline the reasons that make KVM a better choice in terms of architecture, technology, and value for its users. They will also provide insights and details about the latest virtualization additions to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. In addition they will:
Location: Room 304
|Application and platform infrastructure||Thursday, June 13||10:40 am - 11:40 am||3.0 / 5.0|
Organizations interested in integrating Linux systems into Active Directory domains can realize greater reliability and cost savings, and simplify user account administration. However, its difficult to determine which approach to do so is best.
In this session, Mark Heslin will provide an update on the current methods available for successfully integrating Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 systems into Active Directory domain environments. Mark will focus on the pros and cons of each method, configuration options, and the new features and capabilities available with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4. He will also discuss:
Attendees will leave this session with the details needed to select the most appropriate configuration to securely authenticate Windows Active Directory domain users through Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 systems.
Location: Room 302
|Application and platform infrastructure||Friday, June 14||9:45 am - 10:45 am||3.0 / 5.0|
This track covers application development tools and technologies. Example topics include: best practices, methodologies, and techniques for building applications in C, C++, Java, PHP/LAMP, Ruby, Node.js, and many other commonly used developer tools and languages, and new development approaches such as Platform-as-a-Service. Attendees will also learn how the tools that build, run, and scale applications are evolving.
Red Hat JBoss Portal Platform is the presentation layer that enables you to aggregate data and applications from diverse sources into engaging experiences for your customers, partners, and employees. The platform features include: a standards-based portal container, Web Services for Remote Portlets (WSRP), single sign-on integration, and the Portlet Bridge.
In this session, Divya Mehra and Thomas Heute will present the latest Red Hat JBoss Portal Platform features, such as SAML 2.0, mobile, CDI, and OAuth support, diving deeper into selected topics.
Location: Room 207
|Application development||Wednesday, June 12||1:20 pm - 2:20 pm||3.0 / 5.0|
This can be a good boom, or a bad boom. What determines the outcome may be trickier than you think, and enterprises today are burdened (or blessed) with new requirements for their developers and their infrastructures.
In this session, attendees will explore the latest in enterprise mobile development. They will learn how to plan ahead and minimize risk. The discussion will cover options for applications and infrastructures, such as on-premise or Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), mobile, web, hybrid, and native, and even integration options for existing services.
Jay Balunas will discuss the Red Hat offerings (e.g., OpenShift by Red Hat, JBoss Developer Studio, etc.) and JBoss Community projects (e.g., AeroGear, Forge, JBoss Application Server, etc.) that can help make mobile development explode (in the good way). He will also walk attendees through a typical enterprise application, discussing backend functionality (that can be accessed across many clients) and host requirements on JBoss Application Server and OpenShift by Red Hat.
And on the client side, attendees will explore AeroGear and its SDKs for iOS, Android, Cordova, and web-based mobile applications.
Location: Room 208
Topics: BPM, Cloud deployment, Development tools, Integration, Java development, JBoss Community projects, Mobile, OpenShift by Red Hat, Red Hat Cloud, Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat JBoss Frameworks
|Application development||Thursday, June 13||2:30 pm - 3:30 pm||4.0 / 5.0|
This track targets the juncture of business and IT considerations necessary to create competitive advantage. Example topics include: new architecture deployments, competitive differentiators, long-term and hidden costs, and security. Attendees will learn how to align architecture and technology decisions with their specific business needs and how and when IT departments should drive competitive advantage.
Enterprises must handle an exploding number of business events and data associated with them. These business events and data are increasingly generated by new-generation IT applications and devices on new architectures. And open hybrid clouds and mobile applications are high-growth platforms at the center of this shift. These applications must be integrated and the integration solution should be flexible and adaptable to constantly changing business conditions.
At Red Hat, we offer a better path to business leadership by helping businesses build intelligent, integrated enterprises that anticipate and respond to business events, regardless of where they are generated, with high-quality answers, products, and services. Leveraging Red Hat JBoss A-MQ, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform, Red Hat JBoss Data Services Platform, and Red Hat JBoss BRMS enable IT to drive better business results faster.
In this session, attendees will learn:
While this session will focus on business issues and value, it will also include some technical content in terms of product descriptions, cloud/on-premise/mobile scenarios, and use case examples.
Location: Room 309
|Business and IT strategy alignment||Wednesday, June 12||4:50 pm - 5:50 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
This track covers the changing concepts and implications of moving workloads to the cloud. Example topics include: data migration, consumption models, operational approaches, and management frameworks. Attendees will gain insight into cloud-readiness for their IT infrastructures and businesses, and learn how to maintain control, security, and compliance when moving to hybrid cloud operational models.
As a result of its rapidly expanding business, Dreamworks Animation faced several IT challenges in 2010, including the need to:
DreamWorks selected Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization to address these challenges. And in this session, Greg Bulman from DreamWorks will share the company’s Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization story, discussing:
Location: Room 310
|Cloud readiness||Thursday, June 13||2:30 pm - 3:30 pm||3.0 / 5.0|
This track showcases community leaders and their innovative upstream work, as well as the certified commercial solutions that the Red Hat partner ecosystem brings to market. Attendees will also gain a better understanding of the value of a Red Hat subscription and learn how to extract the maximum value from their investments.
In this session, Jon Benedict, Karthik Nagalingam, and Ian Pilcher will provide a deep dive into Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization built on FlexPod. The FlexPod datacenter solution is a pre-validated design that provides predictable scaling and performance. Jon, Karthik, and Ian will explain what this means for admins, engineers, and IT decision makers, highlighting the benefits, the design, performance characteristics, and sizing in the context of virtualizing Oracle 11g RAC.
In addition, Jon and Chris Morrissey will demonstrate the Virtual Storage Console (VSC) plug-in for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization. This integrated tool takes advantage of the plug-in framework available with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.2 and allows IT administrators to discover and provision NetApp storage directly from Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager. Additonally, VSC for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization also allows NFS-based virtual machines to be rapidly cloned from the storage array.
Location: Room 209
|Community and partner ecosystem||Thursday, June 13||4:50 pm - 5:50 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
SAP NetWeaver Gateway, an enabler technology, significantly simplifies the consumption of SAP business data and functionality over traditional SAP technologies, from popular, non-SAP platforms (e.g., Java, Android, iOS, etc.) via REST-based standard APIs.
In this session, SAP’s Mustafa Saglam will:
Location: Room 209
|Community and partner ecosystem||Friday, June 14||9:45 am - 10:45 am||2.0 / 5.0|
This track covers the datacenter landscape. Example topics include: product comparisons, open source methodology, and product analysis that debunks common misconceptions. Attendees will learn how Red Hat cloud, middleware, operating system, storage, and virtualization products stack up against proprietary offerings and fit within the broader industry landscape.
Customers of various sizes use the deep technical capabilities of Red Hat JBoss Middleware for integration and business process management (BPM). Are you looking to establish, expand, or standardize the middleware used for integration and BPM? Do you face the challenge of comparing and contrasting vendors to determine the best fit for your needs?
In this session, Richard Naszcyniec will discuss the strengths of Red Hat JBoss Middleware platforms for integration and BPM, and compare them to other middleware offerings. He will also detail several of the functional and economic advantages specific to each platform. Solutions addressed will include:
Location: Room 313
Topics: BPM, Cost savings, Flexibility, Integration, Manageability, Performance, Red Hat JBoss A-MQ, Red Hat JBoss BRMS, Red Hat JBoss Data Services Platform, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, Red Hat JBoss Operations Network, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform, Reliability, Scalability
|Market perceptions and competition||Wednesday, June 12||3:40 pm - 4:40 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
This track features sessions covering the trends and strategies driving the future of enterprise computing. Example topics include: big data, mobile, enterprise storage for the datacenter and cloud environments, and intelligent systems. Attendees will be among the first to know about what's coming from Red Hat and how to better plan for shifts in the IT landscape.
IT teams are currently facing great enterprise mobility demands and must consider:
Red Hat understands these challenges and recognizes that the use case often determines how you develop your mobile back-end and applications (e.g., web, native, or cross-platform, hybrid code bases). In this session, Jay Balunas will provide a high-level overview of how Red Hat can help.
Location: Room 311
|The road ahead||Wednesday, June 12||2:30 pm - 3:30 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
This track features moderated panels of Red Hat customers, partners, and solution experts. Example topics include: real world deployments, best practices, and lessons learned. Attendees will learn competitive advantages for driving increased business value.
Enterprise businesses across a variety of industries and sectors rely on Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Middleware to address the critical business demands facing IT organizations today. Hear from these customers on how they use Red Hat’s open source solutions to scale their IT architectures. Learn best practices and see how open source solutions can save time and money and give your company a strategic advantage.
Location: Room 306
Topics: Cost savings, ESB, Flexibility, Integration, Interoperability, Java development, Manageability, Performance, Red Hat JBoss A-MQ, Red Hat JBoss BRMS, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, Red Hat JBoss Operations Network, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform
|Town hall||Wednesday, June 12||1:20 pm - 2:20 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
Join Red Hat customers to learn more about how they use Red Hat Network Satellite, an easy-to-use systems management platform, for growing their Linux infrastructures and open source environments. Find out how our panelists are managing tens, hundreds – even thousand – of servers as easily as one.
Location: Room 306
Topics: Cloud deployment, Clustering, Cost savings, Flexibility, Integration, Interoperability, Manageability, Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Consulting, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise MRG, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat Network Satellite, Reliability, Scalability, Security
|Town hall||Friday, June 14||9:45 am - 10:45 am||2.0 / 5.0|