George Reese

Cloud Applications
47 minutes, 21.8mb, recorded 2009-05-26
George Reese

Cloud computing has become the most discussed methods of infrastructure deployment. George Reese, author of Cloud Application Architectures, joins Phil and Scott to discuss the style. In addition to giving an overview, he reviews the specific issues related to it, including storage options, security and privacy, and how to deal with disaster recovery.

George Reese is the founder of two Minneapolis-based companies, enStratus Networks LLC (maker of high-end cloud infrastructure management tools) and Valtira LLC (maker of the Valtira Online Marketing Platform). Over the past 15 years, George has authored a number of technology books, including MySQL Pocket Reference, Database Programming with JDBC and Java, Java Database Best Practices, and Cloud Application Architectures.

Throughout the Internet era, George has spent his career building enterprise tools for developers and delivering solutions to the marketing domain. He was an influential force in the evolution of online gaming through the creation of a number of Open Source MUD libraries and he created the first JDBC driver in 1996—the Open Source mSQL-JDBC. Most recently, George has been involved in the development of systems to support the deployment of transactional web applications in the cloud.


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