Thought Leader: Swami Sivasubramanian | on NoSQL


Power High-Scale, High-Performance Apps using NoSQL on AWS
Apps today must deliver consistently great experiences to massive user bases with tons of data and unpredictable capacity demands.  Join Swami Sivasubramanian, Chief Architect and General Manager of Amazon DynamoDB,  in person as he dives into high performing architectures for today's apps, and how to build scalable applications for the connected, social and mobile world.  Plus, hear secrets of success directly from local customers, and share your own tips and tricks.

What we will cover:
-    High performing app architectures
-    Benefits of NoSQL
-    Horizontal database scalability
-    Performance and caching
-    Customer success stories

Networking reception to follow.

Registration/Lobby Check-In starts at 3:30PM.

Speaker Bio: Swami Sivasubramanian is Chief Architect and General Manager for NoSQL database services at Amazon Web Services, with responsibility for Amazon DynamoDB, Elasticache, SQS, SNS and SimpleDB. Swami has built several large scale cloud computing platforms, including Amazon Dynamo, Amazon CloudFront and Amazon RDS, along with other systems used for building Amazon service infrastructure. Swami obtained his Ph.D. from Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam from the Computer Systems Group headed by Andrew S. Tanenbaum and Maarten van Steen. He has authored more than 40 refereed journals and conference papers, holds more than 20 patents and has more than 60 pending patent applications. Swami also serves in program committees of different ACM/USENIX/IEEE conferences, and is a guest editor for various IEEE/ACM magazines.


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  • A former member
    A former member

    Pretty good, enjoyed the historical perspective on the development of Dynamo. Would have liked more information on best-practices for key choice as it seems of critical important to developing an app which is maintainable.

    September 6, 2013

  • Albert L.

    This was an extremely insightful talk, but unfortunately I had to leave early for work reasons. Will a recording of a talk be made available?

    September 6, 2013

  • Andrew

    Just wondering if there is any update on whether the event is going to be streamed or recorded? Unfortunately, will not be able to make it in person. Tnks

    September 5, 2013

    • Norman G.

      Unfortunately not this time.

      September 5, 2013

  • Jingjing Z.


    September 5, 2013

  • Josh M.

    was wondering...will the event be streamed (, livestream, ustream, etc)?

    1 · July 13, 2013

    • Norman G.

      We are in the process of working in that Josh. Not sure we will have it ready.

      1 · July 13, 2013

    • Santosh M.

      Would really like to listen to this talk. At least a recorded version if you can't make it live.

      September 4, 2013

  • Zachary J.

    Great event -- should you end up streaming it (I know you're at physical person capacity) please lmk!

    September 4, 2013

  • Bernie

    What time will the event end? Thanks!

    1 · September 3, 2013

    • Judy W.

      Most likely between 5:30-6pm, but stick around for good food, drinks, and networking!

      September 4, 2013

  • Ali B.

    CEO at

    September 2, 2013

  • Peter S.

    Founder of AWS Answers - a consulting company

    June 17, 2013

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