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Quarterly Large Scale Production Engineering (LSPE) meet up

Event Agenda and Speaker info


10:45 - Registration

11:00 - Tea

11:15 - Opening note - Baiju Joseph, Director QE, Yahoo

11:30 - The Cloud Computing Innovation Council : Pamela Kumar, Incubator

Cloud Computing is the new paradigm for IT Infrastructure and Services Delivery with the potential of rapidly transforming the IT landscape in the country, This has direct implications on bootstrapping the economy to the next level.
There are several initiatives being driven in the country to make "Cloud Computing - the new IT normal". The "Cloud Computing Innovation Council" is a platform to spur "collaborative innovation" amongst technologists from Industry, Academia and Government. We would like to brainstorm on what is the right model to make this successful. We look forward to your ideas and active participation in this effort.

Pamela Kumar is 28+ years veteran in the Industry and is now working as one of the drivers of the council. In her illustrious career she worked with many companies including IBM , Texas Instruments at very senior level. She was also the first appointee from India in the IEEE Standards Association. She continues to drive the India liaison with women in engineering for the IEEE SA-BoG.

12:15 - Security at large scale : Bishan Singh Kochar, Paranoid at Yahoo!

Ever wondered what attackers do, and how could you you keep up with them ? Sometimes even increasing the cost of a compromise is a win in today's Internet industry. What are the common problems and how you can tackle them? We will talk about those in this session, addressing both web and the mobile world.

1:00 - Lunch

1:45 - Group Activity on "Designing Centralized Logging Service" : Co-ordinated by Jithesh,  Sandip, Chandrashekhar and members of the LSPE-IN core group here at Yahoo!.

Every Internet application, in any large scale production setup generates logs from websites, application servers, networks, mobile devices and the likes to record their activity. The data they capture can be a vast source of valuable information to aid in maintaining regulatory compliance, responding to a security incident, or as a troubleshooting aid. This would be our design challenge for this event.

2:30 - Video Ad detection at scale : Prajwal B. S. & Rajesh Kumar S. A. , Founders VidAdMetrix

Crawling video websites for ads is not a simple task. The problem is to identify ads on videos and later run video processing pipeline for each of the video ads at scale. We talk about the pipeline which crawls and detects videos ads and then de-duplicates them.

3:15 - Open forum

3:30 onwards - Tea, snacks and networking.

Enter into the EGL park from Koramangala Indiranagar intermediate ring road. The first building on your left is the venue, Yahoo!. This is the Sunriver building. Take the first left to get into the parking lot. Ask the security for help and tell them that you have come for the LSPE event at Yahoo and they will help you park.

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  • Lakshana

    Great exp for a latest ITian like me, would like to see more help from seniors during activity. Am waiting for next meet up.

    June 10, 2013

  • Ganesh K.

    A memorable and valuable day spent in Yahoo premises. I really appreciate smart work put in by Organizer. Keep up the good work and I am willing to attend all upcoming LSPE meetups in future!

    June 9, 2013

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    June 5, 2013

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      June 5, 2013

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    i am interested in attending LSPE

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    Last one was really Good, wish for the same this time too.

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