In a cloud market poised for growth, it’s no wonder one can’t go far without running into numerous PaaS providers, each with subtle differences. As companies move to more complex cloud deployments, the need to work with multiple languages and a mix of stack components is vital. In this session, Lucas will discuss why a multi-language PaaS offering is key and explore lessons learned from developers who have effectively utilized a modern PaaS, leveraging Infrustructure as a Service (IaaS) provider choices like Cloud Foundry, AWS, OpenStack and Joyent. He will discuss the role the Open Source Community plays in creating a greater than 80% solution in a polyglot world. Additionally, he will discuss how language-agnostic PaaS can significantly extend developer productivity and provide application developers the flexibility to work with multiple languages and frameworks on a case-by-case basis.