The Cloud Expo was held June 7-9, 2016 in New York City, and Iron.io sent a team to present our vision for the future, collaborate with other attendees and answer questions. Below is a summary of three technical sessions representative of the Containers track at the conference: Scaling Massive Content Stores in the Cloud How to…

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This post is a continuation of our Defrag 2015 coverage from yesterday. Read on to hear about our favorite talks from day two. Talks Where Does the Time Go? – Researching Top Activities At Work Lisa Kamm is a Product Manager at Google. She got involved with a project to figure out how Googler’s spend…

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Yesterday was the start of the 9th annual Defrag conference! What is Defrag? Defrag describes itself as: “We explore the frontiers of technology’s intersections with society, government, education, healthcare, and commerce through discussions and sessions rooted in topics like cloud computing, APIs, mobile technologies, big data, devops, the internet of things, and next generation human…

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The Go gopher was designed by Renee French. CC BY 3.0 US Last night’s meetup, which was hosted by Betable, included two presentations and two lightning talks rounding out a solid evening for the GoSF group. Topics included identity on the web, safe storage of tokens (beyond ENV vars), and even the debut of a…

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Remember when enterprise shied away from Open Source software? I sure do. The times they aren’t a changin’.  Led to by the desire to cut costs and create better products, companies are embracing open source. Business today runs on a mix of open and closed solutions. Nowhere was this more apparent than at the inaugural…

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Last week, I had the pleasure of joining gophers at Gotham Go. It was a incredibly dense single day of information. What follows is a quick impression of each talk, along with links to more detailed material. Special thanks to Peggy Li for tossing her notes on github! UPDATE: VODs are appearing online now. You…

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A day ago I joined 700+ folks at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco to attend the 2015 Container Summit. Container’s are young, but one thing this event made clear is the forebears have been around quite a while. A favorite part of the summit was hearing war stories. That is, how containers are called on…

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Yesterday I swung down to San Jose to listen to Facebook, Box, Google, Twitter, Microsoft and other leaders speak at the overflowing San Jose Convention Center. The @SCALE 2015 conference was a great opportunity to hear Tech titans speak. It was a scene of hungry minds and egalitarian ideals. If there’s a core takeaway from @SCALE,…

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