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From jean-frederic clere <>
Subject Re: TomcatCon @ ApacheCon
Date Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:00:47 GMT
On 01/09/2017 12:57 PM, Mark Thomas wrote:
> All,
> There is the opportunity (if we can pull it together as a community) to
> run a dedicated Tomcat conference alongside ApacheCon NA 2017. The dates
> are May 16 to 18.
> The call for papers closes on Feb 11 so we have around a month to get
> organised. We'll also need to convince the conference organisers that a)
> there is a demand for this and b) we have a plan.
> Getting the right content is going to be critical to success. I've been
> thinking about this for a while and I think we can identify the right
> content if as many folks as possible on this list answer the following
> question:
> "What topic(s) need to be covered in a Tomcat conference to make it as
> easy as possible to get your employer to pay for you to attend?"
> We have up to three days and potentially multiple tracks so even if you
> think you have a niche requirement, please speak up. We typically have a
> number of Tomcat committers speaking at ApacheCon so finding someone to
> cover a particular topic shouldn't be too tricky. Equally, if you have a
> topic you could present on that you think others would find useful,
> speak up.
> Do feel free to add your +1 if someone else mentions a topic your are
> interested first. Having an idea of how popular the topics are would
> also be helpful.
> Also, we don't have to stick to the standard "Sit and listen to someone
> present for 40 mins" format. Discussions, workshops, hackathons are all
> possible.
> Some topic ideas to get the ball rolling.
> Hands-on workshop: Configuring TLS with Apache Tomcat
> Reverse Proxying to Apache Tomcat
> Load-balancing with Apache Tomcat
> Clustering  with Apache Tomcat
> Tomcat Clinic (like the users list but with everyone in the same room)
> I look forward to hearing your topic ideas.

The classical tomcat-next (presenting 8.5 and 9 + migration + openssl)
easily fill a room and an afternoon of workshop.
Proxy and Load-balancing are also often asked...

What about tomcat in cloud?



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