Mitch Ruebush

Mitch Ruebush is the Home Loans Development Team Leader at ING DIRECT, fsb. He is responsible for defining and coordinating the architecture for the applications and infrastructure at ING DIRECT. He has written a number of books and articles on .NET and enjoys spending his time as a father of two great kids, a hobbyist film maker, playing piano and saxophone and trying to write a video game.

Architecting and Shipping Applications with Docker

Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 8:30 am in

Docker is a hot technology that is different than virtualization and needs to be thought about differently. It is based on containers which are light weight units that contain your software. Docker also supports a github like registry that can be used to version and find containers that others have created making it easy to get new technology stood up. Many want to architect for containers the same way you would for Virtual machines, but that would be a less effective way of utilizing the power of containers. Come learn what the benefits of Docker are, how you can architect for it and bring it into your infrastructure and how to use Azure to deploy Docker containers.


Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at 12:00 pm in

You have played with Node.js and created a basic server and maybe a simple application, but now where do you go? This presentation will look at what you need to have the complete toolkit with node from testing frameworks to task automation and IDE to essential packages and overall architecture of an app and what should production look like. Microsoft has good support for Node.js in Visual Studio and with Azure and this session will give you a toolset to set up a complete Node.js workflow using some of the tools you are familiar with.

Create Your Very Own Cloud, NoSQL, RESTful, API, HTML5 Application

Saturday, May 11th, 2013 at 12:00 pm in 112

Web scale architectures have been evolving over the years and if you were starting up from scratch, what would you build today? Well, the answer is it depends, but possibly this might be one approach to creating a modern architecture. We will also explore ways to retrofit this into your existing architecture and also discover what was old is new again and that you keep most of your design skills and best practices from before. There will be lots of discussion and lots of code examples so come with ideas and ready to contribute to the discussion.

Architecting the Modern Application in the World of Smartphones, BYOD, etc

Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 8:30 am in 210

The world keeps on changing and so do all of the moving parts. This talk looks to help you understand what an application looks like in this age of a plethora of smartphones, web sites, cloud computing, virtualization and APIs, etc. Before yelling stop the train, I think I am going to become a message therapist, come to this talk and figure out what you need to do.

The Future is So Bright, I’ve Gotta Learn New Things: Recap of PDC 09 and MIX 10

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 7:00 pm

Microsoft has had a number of new releases and product announcements during the PDC and Mix 10 with many interesting implications to strategies and development direction. We will take a look at some of the most interesting of these new products and announcements. Come and enjoy a smorgasbord of technology including Visual Studio 2010, .NET 4, ASP.NET MVC2, Silverlight 4 and RIA Services, Windows Azure and Windows 7 Mobile and see where Microsoft is going and what you may want to spend some time learning.