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Packing Right for the Cloud-Native Journey

Date: This event took place live on March 17 2016

Presented by: Floyd Smith, Matt Stine

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

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Microservices, containers, and cloud are on everyone's mind these days. But it requires a fundamentally new approach to build high-performance applications that scale, can be deployed quickly, and are secure. To meet customer demands, organizations are adopting new development and deployment patterns that are enabling agility and flexibility.

Organizations that want to succeed must adopt a new set of priorities: speed of innovation, providing an always-available service, scaling to meet customer demand, and focusing on the mobile-centric user experience. Moving applications to the cloud – private, public, or the increasingly popular hybrid cloud – provides a framework for application success. However, making the journey to cloud-native requires thoughtful planning, organizational support, and software-based solutions, like NGINX, for flawless application delivery.

Join us in this webcast to learn:

  • How your organization can benefit from a cloud architecture
  • What organizational and cultural changes are required
  • Tips and tricks for flawless application delivery in the cloud with NGINX

About Floyd Smith, Technical Marketing Writer – NGINX

Floyd Earl Smith is a technical marketing writer for NGINX, recently focusing on the topic of significant application performance improvements with NGINX. Floyd has a deep and varied background in computing, including work as a marketer and writer for companies such as Apple, Altavista, HSBC, and Visa. He also developed software early in his career. Floyd is the author of more than 20 books on topics such as Facebook for business, developing software for x86 microprocessors, and web usability.

About Matt Stine, Senior Product Manager, Spring Cloud Services – Pivotal

Matt is a technical product manager at Pivotal, where he is driving Pivotal's solutions around supporting microservices architectures with Cloud Foundry and Spring. Matt is a 15 year veteran of the enterprise IT industry, with experience spanning numerous business domains. He is a frequent speaker at conferences such as JavaOne and Oscon, and serves as Technical Editor for NFJS the Magazine. Matt is also the author of recently published Migrating to Cloud-Native Application Architectures from O'Reilly, available as a free ebook download, and is obsessed with the idea that enterprise IT "doesn't have to suck."