Connecting The Clouds: Integrating Google App Engine for Java with Force.com

In this session we will outline how to connect the Salesforce SOAP Web Services API to Google App Engine for Java. The project includes an open source Web Service Client that has been completely ported to App Engine. This client is designed for high performance and will work with Force.com …

App Engine Nitty-Gritty: Scalability, Fault Tolerance, and Integrating Amazon EC2

Learn how a small Civic Software company built an API to serve millions of requests per day. Learn about the challenges faced & lessons learned during design and deployment of a high-traffic web service built on App Engine, and about combining App Engine with external services (postgres and background tasks …

The Softer Side Of Schemas – Mapping Java Persistence Standards To the Google App Engine Datastore

Google App Engine is a powerful cloud-computing platform designed to help developers more easily create and manage scalable web applications. With the recent addition of Java support, developers can now interact with the Google App Engine datastore using JDO and JPA, both standard Java persistence APIs. In this talk we …

App Engine for Java: An Enterprise Cumulonimbus?

Enterprise software pundits are now gazing metaphorically skyward. There’s all this talk of clouds, but what kind of clouds are coming, and will they be friendly? We begin by describing some applications we’ve developed for App Engine, including implementation of other languages, such as JRuby, on top of the App …