Monthly Archives: February 2012


The Worm

By | February 27th, 2012|glue conference| in, the early birds gets the... Gluecon's "Super Early Bird" rate ends this coming Friday -- which means the cost of attending is about to go up. The agenda is still completely in flux, but several things are starting to come together, and the next month will see the full bloom hit that rose. [...]

The Flattening of IT

By | February 21st, 2012|glue conference|

Today, we have a guest post from John Minnihan of Freepository. John founded Freepository in 1999, the first repository hosting service, and he's a recognized expert in development automation and repository management. Between Freepository and numerous infrastructure projects over the past 15 years, he's delivered systems that manage over 1 billion lines of code for [...]

Boulder/Denver Big Data Meetup

By | February 17th, 2012|glue conference|

If you're in the Boulder/Denver area, and into (or getting into) "big data," you're going to want to check out the Big Data meetup, next Wednesday, February 22nd, at 6pm in Westminster. The reason? They've got Milind Bhandarkar coming to speak. Milind is one of the founding team members at Yahoo! that took Apache Hadoop [...]

The Renaissance of Enterprise Development

By | February 15th, 2012|glue conference|

I've been trying to wrap my head around something lately, and I'm not quite there - yet...but I'm getting closer. In short: I think we're witnessing a renaissance in enterprise development. This is not to say that "enterprise development" ever went away, it didn't. But for a time there --and I'm still working on the [...]

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AWS, Colorado and Silly Laws

By | February 14th, 2012|glue conference|

Have you ever wondered why you don't see speakers from Amazon on the gluecon agenda? This issue surfaced for me again the other day. I was reading Stephen O'Grady's excellent write-up of Amazon's DynamoDB release. I know that the space around DynamoDB is important, so I reached out to Jeff Barr over at AWS and [...]

Wanted: Gluecon Topics

By | February 13th, 2012|glue conference|

I've been working away on the first draft of the Gluecon agenda (which should be posted here within a matter of minutes). As such, I've got a couple of notes to relay: 1. It's a first draft, and a LOT will change in the next month or so. Basically, anytime that you see a session [...]

Cloud Foundry Workshop at Gluecon

By | February 9th, 2012|glue conference|

One of the new things that we're doing at Gluecon this year is folding in some longer workshop sessions in the body of the agenda. The reason is pretty simple: everyone keeps wanting more and more technical content -- and we're going to answer that call. So, this year, some workshops -- roughly four hours [...]

An Agenda Sneak Peek

By | February 8th, 2012|glue conference|

We'll be releasing the first draft of the Gluecon agenda in the next few days, but I thought I'd blog a quick sneak peek at some of the things we've got planned. Things like confirmed keynoters that include: James Governor, Redmonk 
Laura Merling, Alcatel-Lucent James Urquhart, enStratus Chris Hoff, Juniper Networks John Musser, Programmable Web [...]

Demo Pod Applications

By | February 6th, 2012|glue conference|

Thanks to the generous support of our community underwriter, Alcatel-Lucent, we're once again able to have demo pods at Gluecon. If you're not familiar with the Gluecon demo pods, here's how they work: 1) startups that are in the seed/early stage submit an application by March 23rd; 2) our panel of judges (to be announced [...]

CloudCamp at Gluecon

By | February 3rd, 2012|glue conference|

Good News! On May 22nd, the day before Gluecon begins, we'll be having a CloudCamp. Actually, we'll be having workshops and a CloudCamp. You can see the details (and register - it's FREE) here. CloudCamp is free and open to the public, we just need everyone who is coming to register, so that we can [...]