TOMORROW: The Silicon Valley GDG meetup tonight is presenting Google Compute Engine at 7:15PM PST - 10:15PM our time on Wednesday August 1, 2012. We can watch the event simultaneously on this stream http://javafx.steveonjava.com/svjugfx/
I'm very thankful to SV GDG for their cooperation in providing this session.
Here is a summary of the event.
What would you do with a virtual data center?
Computing resources are faster, cheaper and smaller than ever, however, owning and maintaining those resources continues to be an expensive proposition. This talk will describe how you can leverage Google’s computing infrastructure, which routinely manages vast quantities of distributed data, at global scale, with sub-second response time, under extremely heavy load. Google Compute Engine makes that infrastructure available to everyone. Learn how to harness this technology to tackle your most challenging problems through live demonstrations and code examples.
Marc Cohen is a Developer Relations Engineer focusing on helping developers get the most out of Google's advanced cloud computing technologies. He has over 25 years of experience designing and building reliable, distributed systems in the telecommunications industry. A Seattle native, Marc enjoys basketball, indie pop/rock music, and teaching Python Programming at the University of Washington.
Full details of the SV GDG Meeting can be found here http://www.meetup.com/sv-gtug/events/74954802/