Deploy an App to the Cloud 3 times in 30 Minutes

schedule Oct 15th 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM place Room 6 people 7 Interested

Getting applications into production these days has never been easier. If you want to get a proof-of-concept or a small app deployed quickly, you can use containers and some of the latest cloud platforms such as Heroku, AWS with Elastic Beanskalk and Good Cloud Platform quickly and easily. Vic will give live demos of doing just that by deploying a simple chat applications to the cloud. Instead of talking about different ways that we can do that, we will do it live, and showcase some platforms that are available to make our deployments easier. We will go over deploying an app using the Heroku platform, Amazon Web Services using Elastic Beanstalk, and using Docker and Google Cloud Platform, while highlighting and comparing the benefits of each provider.

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Outline/Structure of the Talk

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Learning Outcome

The outcome of this talk will hopefully demonstrate how simple and easy deployments are and how we can manage these deployments based on our infrastructure needs.

  • Understand the advantages and limitations of deploying an application using Heroku, AWS Elastic Bean Stalk and Google Cloud Platform
  • See a practical demonstration of deploying a simple chat service using the above platforms
  • Walk away with step-by-step instructions on how to recreate the demonstration at home

Target Audience

Developers, Dev-Ops Engineers, and People looking for easier deploys


Session participants should be generally familiar with what Heroku, AWS, and Google Cloud Platform are. In depth knowledge is not required, but we will be comparing some of the service offerings between these 3 cloud providers.

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