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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.
Whether your business applications are based on Java EE 6, PHP, or Ruby, cloud environments are turning out to be perfect for business development. There are plenty of cloud and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) options to choose from, but where do you start?
In this session, Eric Schabell will provide examples, demos, and practical tips for ratcheting up your knowledge of open source, middleware-based xPaaS functionality. Not only will you be able to set up diverse PaaS solutions, you’ll also learn how to use your existing application with the product of your choice. Using OpenShift by Red Hat, our PaaS, we’ll show examples with Red Hat ‘s BPM and mobile solutions, SwitchYard, Opta Planner, and Red Hat JBoss Portal, in just minutes.
Join us to learn more about the practicality of Red Hat’s xPaaS vision and the role Red Hat JBoss Middleware can play.
|Application and data integration||Wednesday, April 16||1:20 pm - 2:20 pm||3.0 / 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: deployment techniques, performance optimization, and system management, and sessions will include technology overviews, roadmaps, and deep dives. Attendees will learn how to increase performance and scalability, implement security policies, meet service level agreements, and more effectively manage deployments.
A software collection is a suite of multiple software stacks, or collections, that include newer versions of the software that developers know and love. This lets operations teams deliver these on top of the trusted Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform without sacrificing infrastructure stability by relying on unsupported solutions.
In this session, you’ll learn how:
|Application and platform infrastructure||Tuesday, April 15||3:40 pm - 4:40 pm||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.
Many organizations are implementing Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) side by side. But can these hybrid IT environments be managed as one? Accenture will show that they can with the Accenture Cloud Platform, a cloud management platform for orchestration, development, and deployment of cloud services.
In this session, Accenture cloud executives representing PaaS and Accenture Cloud Platform groups will demonstrate how OpenShift Enterprise can be provisioned on a choice of IaaS providers in pre-established blueprints. They’ll also talk about building the tool and the value generated through managing automated, self-service, standardized cloud capabilities, with myriad services and providers, on a central platform.
|Application development||Tuesday, April 15||1:20 pm - 2:20 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
Building and managing high-performance applications and services in support of the business is a critical part of every enterprise IT organization.
In this session, we’ll look at the roadmaps for the Red Hat JBoss Middleware products that enable customers to develop better web and mobile applications faster, deploy across any environment, and scale with fewer data bottlenecks. You’ll gain a better understanding of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat JBoss Data Grid, Red Hat JBoss Operations Network, and Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio.
Topics: OpenShift by Red Hat, Red Hat Cloud, Red Hat JBoss Data Grid, Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat JBoss Middleware, Red Hat JBoss Operations Network
|Application development||Tuesday, April 15||2:30 pm - 3:30 pm||3.0 / 5.0|
Whether you have 1 or 1 million visitors accessing your web app, they all demand a great user experience—regardless of what it takes for you to deliver it. This means quick page loads and fast response times every single time.
In this session, you’ll:
No proprietary solutions needed—it’s all open source with a hosted version and a private version.
|Application development||Wednesday, April 16||1:20 pm - 2:20 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
Join some of Red Hat Summit’s top-rated presenters as they lead sessions featuring our most popular topics. Most of these sessions are standing-room-only, so get there early to make sure you don’t miss out!
A new, application-centric IT architecture can prove challenging for the traditional packaging and deployment of a single, unified runtime enterprise operating system environment. Virtualization, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and other cloud technologies demand a more modular approach to Linux deployment based on optimized images and runtime environments controlled by the application. Virtualization has resulted in virtual machine sprawl, with an explosion of independent operating system instances and fragmented solutions.
The emergence of Docker and Linux containers in Red Hat solutions, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, and OpenShift, provides a new, higher-level approach to software packaging and deployment using modern IT architecture.
In this session, we’ll:
Topics: Development tools, Flexibility, Manageability, Open hybrid cloud, OpenShift by Red Hat, Red Hat Cloud, Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat Satellite
|Best of||Tuesday, April 15||4:50 pm - 5:50 pm||3.0 / 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 can provide competitive advantage.
Today, using a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) to automate development workflows within private and public clouds is the clear industry direction. But the full benefits of enterprise PaaS come about through considering PaaS along with community-driven and standards-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), like OpenStack, and cloud management platforms and application life-cycle management.
Join David Linthicum, internationally recognized industry expert and thought leader, as he takes the mystery out of defining a cloud strategy. He’ll provide examples of existing best practices, emerging technologies, and the integration of these technologies to best support the business. This includes considering all aspects of building and operating your infrastructure and application environments. You’ll also gain a sound understanding of the intersection of IaaS, PaaS, and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to help you define your own cloud strategy and give your organization the best chance of success.
In his session and interactive discussion with Red Hat cloud evangelist Gordon Haff, David will answer your specific questions along with:
Topics: Development tools, Flexibility, Manageability, Open hybrid cloud, OpenShift by Red Hat, OpenStack, Portability, Projects, Red Hat Cloud, Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
|Business and IT strategy alignment||Tuesday, April 15||2:30 pm - 3:30 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
As a cloud application platform that makes it easier and faster to build and launch applications, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) has intrinsic benefits that are clear to many IT departments. The challenge comes in quantifying the true financial benefit and the ROI of an investment in a PaaS solution.
In this session, Red Hat and Cisco reps will detail the financial benefits that PaaS can bring to enterprises and organizations. They’ll walk you through the details of a real-world business case that illustrate the impact that a PaaS like OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat can have on an organization.
You’ll leave this session with a clear understanding of the financial benefits of PaaS and a business case approach that you can apply in your organization.
|Business and IT strategy alignment||Tuesday, April 15||3:40 pm - 4:40 pm||1.0 / 5.0|
Recently, Cisco IT added OpenShift by Red Hat to its technology mix to rapidly expose development staff to a rich set of web-scale application frameworks and runtimes.
Deploying Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) architectures, like OpenShift, bring with it:
In this session, Cisco and Red Hat will take you through:
|Business and IT strategy alignment||Wednesday, April 16||4:50 pm - 5:50 pm||3.0 / 5.0|
This track shows you how to implement and operate your private, public, or hybrid cloud. Example topics include: provisioning and flexing workloads, using Red Hat products in public clouds, and running an on-premise IaaS and PaaS. Attendees will learn best practices for making the most effective use of public clouds, architecting and managing on-premise and hybrid clouds, monitoring hybrid cloud environments, and provisioning applications across their infrastructures of choice.
IT departments are under greater pressure than ever to reduce costs and increase access to larger amounts of information. In this session, we’ll cover the combination of Cisco Prime Service Catalog and Red Hat OpenShift. You’ll learn how to create domains and applications then automatically bind them to specific projects.
|Cloud deep dive||Tuesday, April 15||10:40 am - 11:40 am||0.0 / 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.
Choice matters. And OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat is the only Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) product that runs in the hosting environment of your choice.
While true PaaS products provide a level of infrastructure abstraction so developers can be more productive, choosing the right environment to host your PaaS product is critical. You must take many factors into consideration, like cost, availability, scalability, and manageability. Having a PaaS product that’s truly environment-agnostic can maximize your options and help you make the choice that best fits your needs.
Come see a demo of deploying OpenShift Enterprise to multiple public cloud providers and within local virtual machines. By using common provisioning tools and the various cloud vendor APIs, you’ll see the realization of open, hybrid PaaS. You’ll also learn about considerations when running OpenShift Enterprise in these different environments, and monitoring strategies for proactively maintaining the health of an OpenShift Enterprise environment.
|Cloud readiness||Tuesday, April 15||2:30 pm - 3:30 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
Running a large private Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) can be challenging. But understanding how the systems work—and how to make them work for you—can help your operations team work more effectively when compared to traditional environments and architecture.
Using experience gained from traditional Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments, automation and scripting become a natural progression to controlling an OpenShift Enterprise environment. In this session, you’ll get details about how to monitor and run an OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat installation.
Mike will discuss lessons learned from his experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and running OpenShift Online, a large public PaaS. You’ll learn about:
After this session, you should have a better understanding of how OpenShift architecture behaves in an on-premise environment. This includes:
|Cloud readiness||Wednesday, April 16||2:30 pm - 3:30 pm||3.0 / 5.0|
This track features sessions covering the trends and strategies driving the future of enterprise computing. Example topics include: big data, mobile, software-defined storage, 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.
As mobile continues to revolutionize client development, application platforms need to include mobile-specific technologies like push notifications, offline support, and data synchronization. But the idea that you need completely new technologies such as a mobile enterprise application platform (MEAP) is misguided. Developers need to update existing platforms to include capabilities, tools, and techniques to meet the mobile challenge.
In this session, you’ll:
We’ll discuss the Red Hat projects and technologies that make this possible, including AeroGear, Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio, and OpenShift by Red Hat. And you’ll hear how our plans for mobile in 2014 will help you mobilize your modern middleware.
|Emerging technologies||Tuesday, April 15||10:40 am - 11:40 am||3.0 / 5.0|
In this session, we’ll explore modernizing legacy architecture and applications to provide a flexible foundation for future needs, including highly integrated cloud-based applications, services, and data. You’ll learn about:
Specifically targeted to the the health and public service sectors, this session will include proven examples of cloud migrations from those industries.
|Emerging technologies||Thursday, April 17||9:45 am - 10:45 am||1.0 / 5.0|
With new NoSQL stores arriving to the market frequently, choosing the right datastore can be a tough challenge. Each store provides its own low-level APIs, and migrating from one store to another is anything but simple.
Hibernate Object/Grid Mapper (OGM) provides easy access to NoSQL stores via the well-known Java Persistence API (JPA). Java developers who know how to use JPA also know how to access their favorite NoSQL stores.
In this session, you’ll learn:
This session is code-focused, with at least half the time spent coding and running tests in Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio. You’ll leave the session with a solid understanding of when to use (or not use) Hibernate OGM to handle everyday NoSQL challenges.
Topics: Big data, Clustering, Development tools, Flexibility, JBoss Community, OpenShift by Red Hat, Performance, Portability, Projects, Red Hat Cloud, Red Hat JBoss Data Grid, Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat JBoss Middleware, Reliability, Scalability
|Emerging technologies||Thursday, April 17||11:00 am - 12:00 pm||4.0 / 5.0|
This track features how-to (step-by-step) sessions that describe aligning the activities relating to people, processes, and technologies with long-term business objectives. Example topics include: management, optimization, and reporting. Attendees will learn about practical, proven solutions that will help them meet tomorrow's business demands.
What is the viability of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) addressing the business drivers of increased agility, flexibility, and time to market for application development? How does OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat measure up?
In this session, you’ll:
|IT efficiency||Wednesday, April 16||10:40 am - 11:40 am||1.0 / 5.0|
This track highlights the features and capabilities that position Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 as the platform for next-generation IT. Sessions will cover topics specific to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 beta, ranging from Linux containers, the OpenLMI framework, and cross-domain identity management to the powerful system and performance management tools. Attendees can use examples of real-world use cases and the experiences of beta participants to plan their own implementations.
In this session you’ll learn about security improvements in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 beta, including:
|Road to RHEL 7||Tuesday, April 15||4:50 pm - 5:50 pm||4.0 / 5.0|
Linux containers is a feature in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 beta that provides application deployment flexibility for customers, and allows users to run applications securely in an isolated container. Linux containers facilitate multi-tenancy, density, and deployment speed.
The Linux container technology in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 beta combines resource management, process isolation, file system separation, security, and management tooling with Docker to provide robust features to run applications in an isolated container. Docker uses the Linux container capabilities in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 beta to provide standardization, ease of use, and portability.
Join this session to learn more about Linux containers and Docker technologies in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 beta. The presentation will conclude with a live demonstration.
|Road to RHEL 7||Wednesday, April 16||10:40 am - 11:40 am||3.0 / 5.0|
Co-located with Red Hat Summit, DevNation offers an agenda tailored to application developers and maintainers who build with open source. Attendees from both events will be able to attend sessions in this track, which will offer sessions relevant to both audiences.
In this session, you’ll see some of the magic behind OpenShift Enterprise 2. First you’ll get an overview of the product, then you’ll see a demo of the setup and configuration of OpenShift Enterprise on a local machine. Once things are running locally, we’ll burst OpenShift from an on-premise cloud out to multiple datacenters.
You’ll also learn about the internal architecture of OpenShift Enterprise, including the messaging tier and the components required for a successful deployment of OpenShift Enterprise.
Topics: Development tools, Flexibility, Interoperability, Open hybrid cloud, OpenShift by Red Hat, OpenStack, Performance, Portability, Projects, Red Hat Cloud, Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat JBoss Middleware, Reliability, Scalability
|Taste of DevNation||Tuesday, April 15||10:40 am - 11:40 am||3.0 / 5.0|
Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) is changing how IT thinks about application development and deployment. OpenShift is in the middle of this transformation, offering an open source, online, and on-premise PaaS.
In this session, you’ll hear a brief history of OpenShift, what we’re focusing on today, and where we’re going. You’ll learn about integration with OpenStack and the newer OpenShift Online commercial additions to help you decide where PaaS best fits in your company.
|Taste of DevNation||Tuesday, April 15||1:20 pm - 2:20 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
Tired of waiting weeks to get a server spinning up and configuring your virtual servers? Come see how Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) can make you a happier and more productive coder. This will be a hands-on session. The goal is to leave you comfortable deploying your own apps. After starting with a Python + MongoDB application on OpenShift by Red Hat, we’ll deploy some Java code.
Come in skeptical but with your laptop, and leave with a smile and working code.
|Taste of DevNation||Wednesday, April 16||10:40 am - 11:40 am||2.0 / 5.0|
Docker is an open source engine that enables any application and its dependencies to be encapsulated as a lightweight container that will run consistently and virtually anywhere. It’s emerged as one of the fastest-growing open source projects, and is already having significant impact in the worlds of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), DevOps, scale out, and cross-cloud computing.
In this session, you’ll learn both the basics of Docker, as well as the significant ways Docker and Red Hat are collaborating to make interoperable and lightweight container technologies an integral part of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, OpenShift by Red Hat, and OpenStack.
|Taste of DevNation||Wednesday, April 16||1:20 pm - 2:20 pm||4.0 / 5.0|
As a C, C++, or Fortran developer, you want to be able to easily access and use supported versions of the latest and greatest tools, and you want to write and test your application once for deployment to multiple versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
In this session, we’ll look at features of the latest Red Hat Developer Toolset release that provide an additional, improvided set of tools than those offered in the base Red Hat Enterprise Linux releases. These tools help developers build, run, and analyze the performance of their applications for multiple major and minor versions.
This solution-focused session will appeal to all C, C++, and Fortran software developers and managers, and will include a hands-on video demonstration of Red Hat Developer Toolset in action.
|Taste of DevNation||Wednesday, April 16||4:50 pm - 5:50 pm||4.0 / 5.0|
This track features a sampling from Red Hat's robust training and consulting services that are offered on both an individual and team basis.
OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat allows developers to quickly and easily deploy and update applications using command-line tools. In this session, you’ll get hands-on experience with deploying, updating, and scaling applications using OpenShift Enterprise command-line tools.
|Taste of training I||Tuesday, April 15||3:40 pm - 4:40 pm||4.0 / 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.
Learn how the transformation to virtualized and cloud-based services is shaping the way the government does business. In this panel, thought leaders and innovators from across the public sector will share information about the new IT architectures taking shape. Their conversation will center around the use of Red Hat technologies and Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud vision. The discussion will include information about:
|Town hall||Tuesday, April 15||1:20 pm - 2:20 pm||2.0 / 5.0|
Customers are flocking to OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat, a private Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution that enables enterprise IT organizations to easily accelerate application delivery. In this panel, representatives from DreamWorks Animation, Boeing, and UPMC will discuss the value that OpenShift Enterprise is delivering for their companies. Come learn about the challenges they faced prior to PaaS, their solution approach, and the benefits they have realized since implementing OpenShift Enterprise.
Topics: OpenShift by Red Hat
|Town hall||Tuesday, April 15||4:50 pm - 5:50 pm||3.0 / 5.0|
We're excited to offer on-demand general sessions for those who weren't able to join us in San Francisco. Keynotes are available on-demand, so you can catch up on Red Hat Summit happenings at your leisure.