Unlocking the Power of Java EE6 in the Cloud w/ JBoss AS7 and OpenShift

The topic for the October 12th meeting at 7:00 pm will be:   "Unlocking the Power of Java EE6 in the Cloud w/ JBoss AS7 and OpenShift".

This meeting is open to all individuals interested in learning more about JBoss technology. Free parking is available.  While, this meeting is open to the public, all non-AEM Employees will be requested to sign in at the front door. 


In order to get an accurate headcount for refreshments, RSVPs are strongly encouraged.  Visit our meetup site at http://www.meetup.com/dc-jbug for details and too register.

 

Agenda

  • Welcome & Refreshments (7:00 pm - 7:30 pm)  
    • Announcements & Introductions
  • Unlocking the Power of Java EE6 in the Cloud w/ JBoss AS7 and OpenShift, Grant Shipley (7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
    • Grant Shipley, Open Source Cloud Evangelist, Red Hat

 

Join us for this informative and and technical talk with Grant Shipley - PaaS Evangelist at Red Hat, to learn how to unlock the power of Java EE6 in the Cloud with JBoss AS7 and OpenShift. First, we'll cover what's new and exciting in Java EE6, especially Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI). Next we'll show you how to take a sample Java EE6 application, deploy, manage and scale it in the cloud leveraging JBoss AS7 running on the OpenShift platform-as-a-service. Everything you'll see in the talk you'll be able to repeat at home. We'll also provide code and free Amazon EC2 credits. If you are interested in learning about the benefits of Java EE6, what's new in JBoss AS7 and how to get all that goodness in the cloud, this talk is for you.     


  • Open Forum (8:30pm - 9pm)  
    • Bring your JBoss related questions to share with your peers.
    • What topics would you like to see in the future? 
    • Are there any activities that you'd like to work with?  (i.e. Study Groups, Hackfests, Ignite Sessions)

 

Location

Applied Engineering Management (AEM) Corporation

14030 Thunderbolt Place, Suite 900

Chantilly, Virginia 20151

 

 

About the Speaker

Grant Shipley is an OpenShift PaaS Evangelist at Red Hat focused on cloud technologies.  Prior to that, Grant was a Manager of Software Development with responsibilities over the www.redhat.com website and supporting infrastructure.  Grant has over 10 years of software development experience focusing on Java and PHP.  In his free time, he contributes to several open source projects including Media Portal and www.follw.it  as well as developing iOS applications. Grant has been using Linux on a daily basis since 1994 and is active in the FOSS community.