Tuesday March 26th, 2013 Meeting - Austin Java Users Group

Solve the Cross-Cloud Conundrum with jclouds
by Everett Toews


In this workshop, you will learn how to write Java that can control multiple clouds using interoperable code with jclouds. The agenda is as follows:

  1. Overview of jclouds, its terminology and its community.
  2. Install jclouds for use on the command line during the workshop.
  3. Work through an example of using jclouds to start virtual machines in multiple clouds.
  4. Time permitting, work through an example of using jclouds to store files in clouds.

To participate in the workshop you will need:

  1. JDK 1.6+
  2. Ant 1.8+ or Maven 3+
  3. Rackspace Cloud Account (A limited number of free accounts will be available.)
  4. HP Cloud Account(Free trial accounts available - $20 credit per month)

About Everett Toews

Everett Toews is a Developer Advocate at Rackspace making OpenStack and the Rackspace Cloud easy to use for developers. Sometimes developer, sometimes advocate, and sometimes operator. He's a committer on jclouds and co-author of the OpenStack Operations Guide. In the past he has built web applications, taught workshops, given presentations around the world, and deployed OpenStack in production.

Location & Time:

Meeting from 7 - 9 PM Li'l Tex Auditorium in the Commons Building (# 137) located at 10100 Burnet Road, near the southwest corner of Burnet Road and Braker Lane on the University of Texas J. J. Pickle Research Campus.


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