Amazon Web Services Tips and Tricks - Newport Beach AWS November Meetup

  • November 11, 2009 · 6:00 PM
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  • Introductions
  • Why are we here?
  • How to set up the Amazon API
  • Configure Load Balancing and Autoscaling
  • Discussion of Load Balancing limitations such as the lack of layer 7 affinity (session stickyness)
  • Popular work-arounds to ELB limitations
  • Some best practices for security of the AWS Console
  • Firefox Plugins
  • Disable server Shutdown for accident prevention
  • Ideas and Topics for next meeting

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  • Josh H.

    For more information on AWS and Cloud Computing we've made these resources available to the group at

    November 11, 2009

  • Josh H.

    Thanks for hosting Jim!

    November 11, 2009

  • Jim C.

    Yes, the meeting organizer runs IIS on EC2 and has set up autoscaling and High Availability / redundancy.

    November 11, 2009

  • Costin T.

    Anyone here running Windows based solutions on AWS? I look forward to getting best practice ideas for running IIS based web farms in the cloud.

    November 11, 2009

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