Cloud Craft for Spatial Cadets

Katie Miller (@codemiller)
OpenShift Developer Advocate at Red Hat

Start Your Engines

The Spatial Zone

Terminology

  • Datum
  • Projection

Data Formatting

Finding Data

Under the Hood

Flask

Python microframework based on Werkzeug and Jinja 2

Leaflet.js

Mobile-ready JavaScript library for interactive maps

MongoDB

Schemaless document database

Spatial with MongoDB

Platform as a Service

Cloud Application Platform

Why PaaS

  • Focus on code, not config
  • Deployment speed
  • Convenience
  • Efficiency
  • Scalability
  • Polyglot capabilities

Application Scaling

Vertical vs Horizontal

Auto-Scaling

Demo

Summary

Resources and Credits

Resources

Image Credits

Cloud Craft for Spatial Cadets

http://cadets.codemiller.com

Katie Miller (@codemiller)
OpenShift Developer Advocate at Red Hat