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Cloud Webinars

Recorded webinars

Data Movement into the Cloud with Apache NiFi

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Presenter: Chris Gambino
Recording date: January 9, 2020
Duration: 2.5 hours

Description:Cloud migrations present a unique set of problems that engineers may not have faced before. Moving data between data-centers has always been difficult, and the cloud represents a new iteration of the challenge. The possibilities offered by cloud-first software represents an opportunity to innovate but also brings a new set of tools that require mastery.

This session will present an AWS-centric view to moving data between sites and the challenges associated with it. It will cover requirements, tools, and evaluation criteria when planning your dataset migration to the cloud.

Topics in this half day class include different data movement scenarios, the tools available, and selection criteria. Specifically:
• Capture and transfer of different datasets: Event vs batch vs streaming Moving data from traditional databases and associated workloads into the cloud
• Moving log files and reports into the cloud
• Overview of AWS specific functions and services

This workshop is taught by Christopher Gambino, one of the founders of Calculated Systems. Prior to Calculated Systems, Chris lead project teams at Google and Hortonworks in deploying big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, BigQuery, and Kafka in AWS, GCP and Azure cloud environment Chris is a certified Google Cloud Architect and Data Engineer. Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering and is a co-author of the big data ebook Apache NiFi for Dummies.

Target audience for Data Movement in AWS with Apache NiFi:
• Data Engineers, Engineering Managers, Architects, Data Scientists
• Technical professionals with data-oriented responsibilities (i.e. scientists needing more near real-time data, data engineers looking to build a new data pipeline)

How can Cloud be hacked?

Presenter: Marko Sluga
Recording date: October 18, 2019
Duration: 60 minutes

Description: In the wake of recent security breaches, that even fortune 500 companies have proven not to be immune to, we will take a look at different ways breaches can occur. Although we’ll focus on security in the cloud, since it introduces the concept of shared security responsibility between the provider and user, there will be valuable takeaways for anyone not yet in the cloud. We will also take a look at the lessons to be learned from the breaches, and the best practices for security that should be observed in a typical public-facing application deployment.

Related courses: AWS_SEC_ENG Security Engineering on AWS

Cloud Data Processing – Apache Nifi

Presenter: Christopher Gambino
Recording date: May 15, 2019
Duration: 1 hour

Description: Join us as we discuss how open-source Apache Nifi can be used to easily consume cloud AWS Services. Featuring drag and drop interactions with many cloud capabilities it enables teams to quickly start handling their big data on the cloud. Both small agile and large enterprise teams can benefit from this easy to learn, rapid to implement approach to data processing.

• Strengths and Weaknesses of cloud technologies.
• Basics of open-source Apache Nifi.
• Practical example: Message Que > Enrichment > Database Entry.

Related courses: TP2864 Cloud Data Hackathon – Apache Nifi

Cloud Security Top 10 Risk Mitigation Techniques for 2019

Presenter: Joe Holbrook
Recording date: September 26, 2018
Duration: 1 hour

Description: Many enterprises are struggling with managing their cloud computing security posture and this can lead to exposing your enterprise to risks. Whether you’re an organization using AWS, GCP or Azure the one thing you have in common with other organizations is that the job of mitigating risks with Cloud Computing is never realized. “Playing defense in the cloud is much better than playing offense”

In this webinar, we will explore:
• “Top Ten Enterprise Cloud Risks” you need to avoid now.
• How to identify these Cloud Risks in your organization such as not understanding the “shared service model”, outdated security postures, poor development practices and understanding the current threat landscape.
• How your current culture, processes and even the current architecture can greatly impact your cloud computing security posture and your response to mitigating Cloud Risks.
• Best practices and techniques to identify vulnerabilities(Risks) and remedy those vulnerabilities(Risks) to minimize risk to your enterprise.
• Strategies to help you proactively identify and address high risk areasThis webinar will provide some ideas that can give your cloud oversight some key takeaways and action items to reduce your risk by playing offense in the cloud.

Designing and Implementing Cloud-Native Applications in Pivotal Cloud Foundry

Presenter: Mikhail Vladimirov
Recording date: August 9, 2018
Duration: 2 1/2 hours

Description: This half-day class introduces the audience to the specifics of designing and implementing cloud-native applications. In order to ensure smooth transition from on-premise application deployment to the cloud, both architects and developers need to learn new skills which depend on the choice of the target cloud platform. In this half-day class, we will review some of the aspects of going cloud- native where the cloud of choice is Pivotal Cloud Foundry, an Enterprise PaaS platform that runs on a variety of IaaS clouds, including AWS, Azure, and GCP.

Topics:
• Designing Applications for the Cloud
• Introduction to the Pivotal Cloud Foundry Platform
• Cloud Foundry CLI
• Pivotal Cloud Foundry Buildpacks

Cloud Risks and Security

Presenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director of Curriculum Architecture
Recording date: April 26, 2018
Duration: 1 hour

Description: In this webinar, we will discuss risks associated with cloud computing and their mitigation modalities. We will also review cloud security domains and some of the security aspects that you can effectively leverage to lend your cloud applications better protection and make them safer to use by your clients.

Cloud Architecture Fundamentals

Presenter: Kyle Griffin
Recording date: June 2, 2017
Duration: 1 hour

Description:
Cloud Computing can enable Agility when used properly. With an on-premise private cloud, you can combine the virtualized computing platform with your standardized technology stacks and practices. With a public cloud, you can access unlimited computing power on demand, when and how you need it, fully reaping Agile methodology benefits as well as achieving cost optimization. In this presentation, we will review the OpenStack private cloud platform as well as Amazon Web Services (AWS) as the public cloud platform. The use cases and fundamentals of public, private and hybrid clouds will be presented. Business and technology use cases for cloud around self-service, experimentation, and time-to-value will also be explored.

Top 10 Trends in 2016 IT Landscape

Presenter: Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recording date: April 14, 2016
Duration: 1 hour

Description: In this webinar, the top 10 trends in 2016 IT landscape will be discussed. The trends covered will include Mobile Development, DevOps, Agile, Cloud and Big Data.

Cloud Essentials for Architects

Presenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director, Curriculum Architecture, Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recording date: April 2, 2015
Duration: 1 hour

Description: Cloud Computing requires a degree of cognitive shift on the part of Architects who have been mostly working on designing on-premise, hosted solutions. This webinar will provide an overview of Cloud fundamentals and some of the design strategies that you may want to employ when creating your Cloud solutions.

API Management

Presenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director, Curriculum Architecture, Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recording date: October 2, 2013
Duration: 60 minutes

Description: This webinar will provide an overview of concepts, architecture and enabling technologies related to API Management.

Getting to know OpenStack

Presenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director of Curriculum Architecture, Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recording date: July 16 2013
Duration: 1 hour

Description: The attendees of this webinar will be introduced to the main cloud computing concepts, types and features. Services of OpenStack, an open source IaaS platform, will reviewed, followed by a summary of new and exciting features of the Grizzly Release (April 2013).

Introduction to Cloud Computing with OpenStack and NoSQL

Presenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director of Curriculum Architecture, Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recording date: Wednesday January 23, 2012
Duration: 1 hour

Description: The “Cloud” means many things to many people. This webinar will introduce some technical aspects of the IaaS-type of cloud computing. The examples of technical realization of cloud-oriented vision of enterprise solutions will be based on OpenStack, an open-source IaaS cloud computing system for both public and private clouds, and MongoDB, a document-oriented NoSQL database.

Mobilizing the Cloud

Presenter: Kyle Gabhart, Director of SOA Solutions. Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recording date: December 15, 2010
Duration: 60 minutes

Description: Two technology forces are growing rapidly and taking the business world by storm – mobile development and cloud computing. On the one hand, organizations of all shapes and sizes are recognizing the need to support mobile access to their enterprise capabilities. On the other hand, enterprises are moving more and more capabilities to the cloud. Not only are businesses expanding into these two fields, but a critical convergence is taking place. Mobile devices represent the fastest growing consumers of cloud services, producing an increased interest in both mobile and cloud. In this timely webinar, you will learn more about both of these trends as well as strategies for how to take advantage of them to move your enterprise forward.

How to Architect a Cloud

Presenter: Kyle Gabhart. Director of SOA Solutions. Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recording date: September 22, 2010
Duration: 60 minutes

Description: Cloud Computing is gaining increasing attention within enterprises of all shapes and sizes, but few technologists actually know how to properly design Cloud solutions. Taking standard software applications, databases, and user interfaces and deploying them in a Cloud environment is a recipe for disaster. Proper scoping, usage modeling, and careful design are all essential to success in the Cloud. This timely webinar session will introduce the essential elements and best practices involved in developing a Cloud architecture.

Cloud Services – Understanding how Cloud fits into a SOA world

Presenter: Kyle Gabhart
Recording date: 2012
Duration: 60 minutes

Description: This webinar focuses on how to use some of the latest Java technologies, like JSF, EJB 3.0, and JPA, together. Besides covering how to use the “standards” we focus on what Java frameworks like Spring and Seam bring to the table and how to use them to simplify application programming even further.

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