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AWS meetup #13

PLEASE NOTE: A change of venue - see venue details for the address. The previous venue has changed hands since it was booked and our booking was cancelled - massive thanks to Adele at eSynnergy Solutions for finding an alternative so quickly!

Hello everyone,

I'm very pleased to announce the details of our 1st event of 2015.

Wednesday January 28th 2015, 18:30 for a prompt 19:00 start.

A BIG THANKYOU to our two wonderful Sponsors, eSynergy Solutions who are kindly providing the venue and Datastax who are providing the refreshments.

This is now the confirmed line-up, a few changes from the original agenda. We hope you are looking forward to this bumper episode as much as we are:

18:30 : Arrival, nibbles

19:00 : Introduction – Norman Driskell, group organiser

19:05 : Welcome from our sponsors - eSynergy Solutions & Datastax

19:10 : Session 1 - "Cassandra on AWS at Hailo" - with Chris Hoolihan, Hailo

19:40 : Session 2 - "Why your company needs a Unified Log", with Alex Dean, Snowplow Analytics

20:10 : Break - refreshments!

20:30 : Session 3 - Lightning Talk, Glyn Davis

20:35 : Session 4 - "Using AWS to survive a DDoS attack", with Matt Johnson, Eduserv

21:00 : Networking 

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a festive New Year., we are really looking forward to seeing you in 2015,


Norm (@n0rm / @AWSUserGroupUK) & Ijaz

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  • Spokey W.

    So after picking a fight with Alex Dean, I'm now looking at implementing support for a Unified Log for the startup I'm at. :-)

    2 · February 2, 2015

  • Jon G.

    Hi all,

    I'd mentioned the nascent Cambridge group at this meeting. For anyone who's interested, the Meetup group for that is here: http://www.meetup.com/AWS-Amazon-Web-Services-Cambridge-Meetup-Group/

    I've also posted this group's URL to the Cambridge group, of course.

    February 1, 2015

  • Glyn

    4 · January 31, 2015

  • A former member
    A former member

    Will we put slides online after the event?

    January 27, 2015

  • Matt W.

    Great Matt's run through was informative consice and good. Thanks for your time

    January 29, 2015

  • Matt W.

    speakers where varied and thought provoking, any chance of the slides particular the ones that had small text. Thanks Norman, Ijaz

    1 · January 29, 2015

    • Norman D.

      Yes, I'll see what we can do.

      January 29, 2015

  • Nuno A.

    My first experience with awsuguk, really enjoyed it. Thanks

    2 · January 28, 2015

    • Norman D.

      Great to have you onboard, Nuno - see you at a future event.

      January 29, 2015

  • Matt J.

    First AWS meet-up, and definitely won't be my last; really enjoyed the evening, thanks to all involved!

    4 · January 28, 2015

    • A former member
      A former member

      Matt, I liked ur presentation for its simplicity and clear details. :-)

      1 · January 28, 2015

    • Norman D.

      Top stuff - thanks Matt, see you again soon.

      January 29, 2015

  • A former member
    A former member

    Nice event, thanks for the organisation. Thanks to the sponsorship. I wud have liked to see a bit more on core aws use cases and architecture. Overall, very nice.

    2 · January 28, 2015

    • Norman D.

      Thanks for your feedback, we'll keep that in mind when putting together future agendas.

      January 29, 2015

  • Diego F.

    Amazing meetup! Those who want to know more about Apache Cassandra please check planetcassandra.org

    If interested in free stuff(courses,training,events and swag) just send me an email: [masked]

    See y'all soon again. :)

    2 · January 28, 2015

    • Norman D.

      Thanks for your support, Diego!

      January 29, 2015

  • Matt W.

    Speakers were interesting and varied

    1 · January 28, 2015

  • Sean N.

    Apologies for not being able to attend tonight. Next one is a definite.

    1 · January 28, 2015

  • Spokey W.

    My brain hurts!

    2 · January 28, 2015

  • Ian M.

    Sorry I can't make it this time. The agenda looks great!

    1 · January 20, 2015

    • Norman D.

      No worries, we'll see you next time :)

      January 22, 2015

  • Manuel

    Hey guys, I've promoted the event on CampusBoard => http://goo.gl/xKxuDt, cheers :)

    1 · December 19, 2014

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