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Steve Evans

www.LoudSteve.com
Steve Evans has been doing DevOps since before the term DevOps was invented. He is a Pluralsight Author, six time Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), and technical Speaker at various industry events. In his spare time he manages a DevOps team at a Silicon Valley Biotech focused on improving the lives of cancer patients. For over 15 years Steve has focused on making technology better for businesses by bridging the gap between IT and Development teams. You can follow his technical blog at http://www.LoudSteve.com or find him on twitter at @TheLoudSteve.

Sessions

Networking for Developers

Level :
Beginner
Date :
9:45 AM Saturday
Room :
8338
Track :
HTML5
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Learn what developers need to know about networking (The TCP/IP kind, not the Facebook kind). In today’s world it’s hard to write an application that doesn’t rely on the network, but so few of us know how to troubleshoot networking issues. Stop wondering if it’s your code or the network, I’ll show you how to point the finger at the right culprit. We will follow the life of an HTTP packet as it goes from your web browser to the server and back. Learn how to determine what stopped the mission of that packet and why. Was it name resolution? TCP Port availability issues? Do we need to sniff the packets to find the problem? This session will make you a better programmer regardless of the technology you are using.

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IIS 7.5 for Developers

Level :
Beginner
Date :
3:30 PM Saturday
Room :
4218
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Speakers: Steve Evans

Learn how to setup, configure, and manage IIS 7 and IIS 7.5. Microsoft made significant changes in IIS 7. Everything from architectural changes, setup process, plug-in architecture, security configuration, IIS manager, and much much more. We will cover the basics of IIS 7.5; New Features, Site Creation and Configuration (like what is a host header?), how SSL certificates work, and how to package and deploy your website. Developers rely on IIS to run their applications so come learn all that you need to know about IIS 7.5 and how it can make your life easier.

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Should Your Application Run in the Cloud?

Level :
Beginner
Date :
1:15 PM Sunday
Room :
1501
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Speakers: Steve Evans

There is a lot of confusion on where to deploy your application. Physical Server? Virtual Server? Cloud? Cloud computing is hot, but different apps have different requirements, and different environments offer different benefits. We will discuss the pros and cons of all solutions available to developers today. Uptime, costs, regulatory issues, security . . . no topic is off topic. We’ll discuss Amazon EC2, Azure, Google App Engine, VMware, Hyper-V, Physical Servers and anything else that comes up.

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