Hosting for Your Startup, Side Project, or Big Dollar App

by Keith Resar | at MinneBar 12 | 9:25 – 10:15 in Proverb-Edison | View Schedule

We all know hosting options are more diverse now than ever before. Get a download of the latest providers and solutions for your project of any size. Consider:

IaaS (by the virtual machine) or PaaS (by the application) models

Implications for entry cost, scaling, maintenance, caveats.

Building or Buying on a Per-Feature Basis

Considerations when determining whether to use public cloud higher-order services vs. building and maintaining your own. Consider databases, queues, load balancers, storage, and more.

Hosting Provider Review

From the big cloud providers to some small niche players that may be new to you, evaluate their performance, pricing, and capabilities.

All levels

Keith Resar

Keith Resar is a consumer of and contributor to open source. While at Red Hat and Ansible, he's consulted with dozen's of organizations helping them successfully implement IaaS, PaaS, and automation.

His most active project is, which takes the guess work out of scheduling appointments, interviews, and product demos. Once the entire team’s calendar is visible, phone tag and double booked meetings become a relic of the past.