Sunday, December 11, 2011

A Nonprofit Case Study: OpenShift, JBoss, and Amazon Web Services

Last night, I submitted my abstract to the Red Hat JBoss Summit 2012 call for proposals. Below is my abstract:

A Nonprofit Case Study: OpenShift, JBoss, and Amazon Web Services

In the real estate industry, buyers and sellers are constantly researching listing property information such as status, price, and location. A Multiple Listing Service (MLS) is a localized database which association members, salespersons and broker salespersons, access to update their clients with relative property information. However, this process has become slow and outdated because of the Internet and the Web.

The Global Real Estate And Technology Consortium (GR8C) is a scientific nonprofit located in Orlando, Florida. Its mission is to promote the education, operation, and use of the World Wide Multiple Listing Service (WWMLS) to its fullest potential by developing protocols, specifications, and standards for the benefit of all people throughout the world.

This case study will provide a low-level look at the Multiple Listing Service Network Protocol (MLSN), a new request-response messaging protocol developed by the GR8C for querying property information on user reserved port 32801. The session will discuss how OpenShift is used to build, deploy, and monitor configured JBoss Application Servers as MLSN Servers to Amazon's Web Services Platform. In addition, the presenter will share key lessons learned and technical issues dealing with OpenShift. Finally, an MLSN client to MLSN server messaging demonstration will be provided.