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JOINT LAWebSpeed/ LAPHP: Raffi Krikorian will present scaling Twitter


Twitter's Raffi Krikorian presents "Rebuilding Twitter"

Fox Networks has been kind enough to let us use their facilities for this meetup.


7:00PM Meet, Greet & Eat @ the Commissary 

7:30PM Main Presentation @ Zanuck Theatre 

Followed by Q&A 


Twitter's VP and head of Platform Engineering will discuss how Twitter has rebuilt its platform to handle the massive scale that they need to handle, particularly during events that cause spikes.


Diamond Web Services, Inc. has sponsored Raffi's flight. 
DWS is a boutique web & mobile development shop located in Venice, CA. Active in the open source community, DWS provides resources to help put on many of the tech meetups in Los Angeles, including this one.

Dataversity's new 2-day course on “Big Data Multi-Platform Analytics” will get Data Scientists, Data Warehousing and BI professionals up to scratch on Big Data, Hadoop, NoSQL DBMSs and Multi-Platform Analytics. How does Big Data fit within a traditional analytical environment and what skills do you need to develop for Big Data Analytics? All of these questions are addressed in this new knowledge packed workshop. 

Connect to Tech Whether you're looking to meet other techies, local business owners, or stay on pulse of local government, Connect to Tech LA is your one stop shop for social events, organizing legislative advocacy and continuing education. We are a modern product of the LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce, engaging everyone from the Gen Y super trooper to tech-age immigrants. We all have something to offer one another. Now let's get our hands dirty! 


Park in the Galaxy lot. At the Guard booth, tell them you’re on the list for the 7 PM event.


If you'd like to carpool, please post your location in the comments section. 

It's always a shame when we hear that someone wanted to attend but couldn't because of the distance. 


here to view our playlist! 


O'Reilly has set us up with some cool books!

Learning from First Responders: When Your Systems Have to Work by Dylan Richard

The Human Side of Postmortems by Dave Zwieback

Hadoop Operations

by Eric Sammer

Machine Learning for Hackers by Drew Conway & John Myles White

SPECIAL NOTE: We will need people to RSVP with their full name in order to arrange badges and parking. RSVP's will be closed 2pm September 30th in order to provide lead time for this purpose.


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