For August we will have a joint session with our friends from MongoDB Dublin Usergroup to talk about Cloud.
We will have great speakers, two great talks and pizzas!
Mandy Waite: Mandy works at Google as a Developer Advocate for the Google Cloud Platform and is working to make the world a better place for developers building applications for the Cloud. She came to Google from Sun Microsystems where she worked with partners on performance and optimisation of large scale applications and services before moving on to building an ecosystem of Open Source applications for OpenSolaris. In her spare time she is learning Japanese and plays the guitar.
Alex Vaghin: Developer Advocate for the Google Cloud Platform
Eoin Brazil: Eoin is a technical services engineer in MongoDB Dublin. He works with customers helping troubleshoot issues and providing architectural guidance on MongoDB installations. He is an organiser of the MongoDB Dublin Usergroup as well as the R Dublin Usergroup. His interests and previous talks span a variety of topics including machine learning, behaviour design, parallel computing and sonification.
-18.30 - 19.05: Registration, pizzas, networking
-19:05 - 19:10: Intro Talk
-19:10 - 19.40: What's next for Developers with Google Cloud Platform - Mandy Waite and Alex Vaghin
In this session we'll look at some of the great things that we're making available to Developers with Google Cloud Platform, we'll look at Managed VMs on App Engine, a feature that allows you to take advantage of all of the management and Autoscale of App Engine but with all the flexibility of Compute Engine Virtual Machines. Then we'll take a look at some of the great features that are on their way.
-19:40 - 20:00: Deploying, Managing and Optimising MongoDB for GCE - Eoin Brazil
This talk will introduce MongoDB, options for deploying and managing a MongoDB cluster, and settings to optimise it for performance on cloud platforms. It will focus specifically on Google's Compute Engine and discuss what are the best configurations and instances to use for your MongoDB deployment.
-20:00 - 20:10: Break
-20:10 - 20:40: Making the Cloud a better place for developers - Mandy Waite and Alex Vaghin
How you go about building the best possible Developer Experience for Cloud Developers. What we've done so far, what we're doing and what else we need to do to achieve that goal. It will be informative and fun and probably a little self deprecating.