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Intro to AWS and Cloud Computing with Chief AWS Evangelist Jeff Barr

Chief Amazon Web Services (AWS) Evangelist Jeff Barr will make a stop in Las Vegas as part of his 13 city, 5500 mile speaking tour with a presentation designed to introduce AWS and cloud computing to those who don't know much about it, and to discuss the latest and great AWS developments for those who do. Topics to be covered include the latest EC2 instance types, the Relational Database Service, Amazon Glacier, Amazon Redshift, and the Virtual Private Cloud.

Please come armed with lots of questions; Jeff enjoys the interactive part of user group presentations.

Jeff holds a BS degree in Computer Science from American University and is a part-time graduate student at the University of Washington. He's father to 5 children and grandfather to 1. He's a 10 year veteran of Amazon.comand has also worked on the Visual Studio team at Microsoft and at several startups.

LVDev is sponsoring this event, hosted at PalominoDB HQ. Please RSVP via Eventbrite:

A bit about PalominoDB, a Las Vegas technology company:

For startups and established companies of all sizes, PalominoDB provides ongoing operational support and professional expertise in database architecture, performance and scale. With a focus on open-source and other best-in-class software components, and extensive experience in all major and emerging database technologies, PalominoDB engages with customers to develop custom, cost-effective projects and long-term support contracts in areas from system design to automation to business intelligence and more. PalominoDB is renowned for an emphasis on transparency, communication and responsiveness, as well as operational excellence.

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  • Steve W.

    Please let Jeff know how he did by filling out a short survey:

    May 28, 2013

  • Steve W.

    You can host a static site on S3. MySQL replication is set up and monitored for you. Static IP addresses are easily handled. Just a slice of the many things I learned.

    May 25, 2013

  • Terence C.

    Does the preso start exactly at 6:30pm or it is mingle at 6:30pm and preso at 7pm?

    May 24, 2013

    • Steve W.

      Starts 6:30 as far as I know, but I think the format is pretty open ended.

      May 24, 2013

  • Jim B.

    There is a chance I will not make it but I want to and intend to.

    May 20, 2013

  • Jimmy J.

    Very excited about this. Jeff is a great speaker.

    May 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This is just what I'm looking for! Unfortunately, I'll be overseas. :(

    April 29, 2013

  • Charley Jones, D.

    Awesome, I've been on aws for 6 months now and it's seriously amazing. Thank you for bringing this amazing speaker out.

    April 25, 2013

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