Toby Reyelts


Toby Reyelts is a software engineer at Google who specializes in the JVM. He is a co-creator of App Engine for Java and a member of the Google Web Toolkit team. He has also authored open-source projects, such as the popular Retroweaver. Toby is at his happiest when he can make things both simple and fast.

Google App Engine: Cloud vs Cluster

Google App Engine is Google’s cloud offering. In this presentation I’ll introduce you to App Engine through comparison and contrast to typical JEE cluster deployments. You’ll learn about unique, distinguishing features of App Engine; we’ll walk through code examples that demonstrate App Engine capabilities; and I’ll explain important differences you’ll need to understand in order to develop successful App Engine applications.