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How we took our server-side application to the Cloud and liked what we got

The next meetup is about quite interesting and practical subject. People use code repositories for managing sources, but often don't think that the binaries need repositories too.  This is what an open source Artifactory from jFrog is about. This software won the Duke award at JavaOne 2011. The speaker is flying from Israel to San Francisco to JavaOne conference, and he kindly agreed to make a stop in New Jersey and present at Princeton JUG.  


Taking traditional Java server-side applications to the multi-tenant Cloud introduces lots of challenges. In this session, we will share our experience of creating a SaaS offering, which is currently being used successfully by the Java community. We will start by reviewing the challenges we faced during the SaaS conversion. Next, we will share our experience with the EC2 platform. We will discuss the importance of automation and how we use tools like Chef and Puppet for SaaS provisioning. Finally, we will describe how creating a SaaS version of our product shifted our way of thinking about software release. We will recommend what’s required to successfully release both SaaS and downloadable versions of your product.

Speaker's BIO

Baruch Sadogursky is hacking around Java technologies and Continuous-Integration tools since 2001, including development for open source projects like Gradle & Spring. He is also active in community development around Artifactory, participating in the development of it’s plugin ecosystem and enriching it’s functionality with open-source user plugins. As JFrog’s Developer Advocate, Baruch contributes to the strong collaboration with leading open-source projects such as SpringSource, Grails and Gradle by providing them with the Artifactory Cloud platform, and fuels the Continuous-Integration ecosystem with open-source plugins for leading tools such as Jenkins, TeamCity & Bamboo.Baruch blogs at tweets as @jbaruch.

The address:

650 College Rd. East
Princeton, NJ 08540

4th floor (It’s across the street from the main Siemens Corporate Research building.)


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  • Viktor G.

    Hi folks,
    For those of you who did't attend or attended but want to repeat this a memorable experience of Baruch's talk there is recorded video what we recorded during his talk.

    Enjoy your weekend, feel free to comment and see you next meetup on November, 1!


    1 · October 27, 2012

  • Alexander S.

    Computer Graphics Film Show -- SIGGRAPH Video Review is coming to Princeton on Thursday, Oct. 18 in Princeton University. See details here:

    They will also co-celebrate Martin Gardner’s 98th birthday with special guest John Conway. He is professor at PU and author of "Life" game ( Place: Friend Center Auditorium, Room 101,
    Olden and William Streets, Princeton University, Princeton NJ

    All ACM / IEEE-CS meetings are open to the public. Students and
    their parents are welcome. There is no admission charge.

    October 5, 2012

  • Michael D. M.

    Dangit I missed it. That's 1 strike for me.

    October 2, 2012

  • Ronald X.


    September 28, 2012

  • Michael L.


    September 27, 2012

  • Viktor G.

    *Sounds good, I mean ;-)

    September 27, 2012

  • Viktor G.

    Ruby Tuesday sounds. I think we can go after meeting for hour or so

    September 27, 2012

  • Viktor G.

    Does anyone know good place nearby where we could hang out this friday night with informal talks and networking with couple drinks?

    1 · September 14, 2012

    • Alexander S.

      Ruby Tuesday? Guys from Sarnoff (SRI) usually go to this place before meeting (ACM Princeton Chapter). Just few minutes from Siemens.

      September 27, 2012

    • Michael L.

      are you planning to go for drink before or after session?

      September 27, 2012

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