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AWS at scale

*Please note this is an LJC event. Skills Matter are hosting this event and are handling the attendance - it is essential that you confirm your place at this link: https://skillsmatter.com/meetups/6298-aws-at-scale

AWS at scale
Presented by Chris Alexander - Approx 1 hour 15 mins

A look into using Amazon Web Services (AWS) at large scale. Infrastructure and platform as a service are rapidly growing as means to provide highly available, fault tolerant and hugely scalable applications. Take an in-depth look at services available on the AWS cloud, along with strategies, best practices, code examples and demos to allow you to successfully deploy, maintain and monitor mission critical applications on AWS.

Designing your architecture and application with the cloud in mind. Little-known perks of EC2. Security and AWS cloud networking; data storage and distribution; messaging and monitoring. Handling large amounts of AWS resources and templating architecture. Tips and tricks. Presented along with code snippets and live demos.

Who should attend:

Anyone who is familiar with the concept of the cloud but wants to know more about what services are available. Those curious about the process of designing and maintaining an entirely cloud-based platform. Anyone who wishes to know about managing a complex and multi-tiered infrastructure for high availability and scale.

Bio:

Chris Alexander is a Developer Experience Engineer at import.io, and architect of their all-AWS cloud hosting. He has spent the last two years provisioning, monitoring, scaling and managing countless AWS resources while ensuring the platform has high availability and durability.

Agenda:

18:15 Doors open
18:30: Lightning talks from members of the LJC
18:45: Main presentation
20:00: Networking and informal discussion at: The Old Ivy House Pub, 166 Goswell Road EC1V 7DT www.oldivyhouse.co.uk

Please Note: 

Nearest tube: Barbican 
Nearest Coffee Shop: Sun Coffee Shop, 55-63 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7EN for if you arrive early 

After event refreshments kindly sponsored by import.io - https://import.io/

Event organised by the awesome folk at RecWorks - check out their first job video here: http://vimeo.com/88250563 


*Please note this is an LJC event. Skills Matter are hosting this event and are handling the attendance - it is essential that you confirm your place at this link: https://skillsmatter.com/meetups/6298-aws-at-scale



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