Past Meetup

Online Monthly Prize Draw: Packt Publishing - Free Tech Book


***Please note this is an online monthly prize draw and no actual meeting will take place***

Here is the Cloud

The cloud looks to be one of those disruptive technologies. Companies working at the extremes of scalability, such as Google, Amazon and Rackspace, used commodity hardware to build vast data centres at low costs. Now mainstream companies are trying to adopt those technologies to get more computing power with a lower investment in infrastructure.

This month we’re offering a chance to win one of six books that can help you to improve quality in the code, build and security of your applications. To find out more read this month's blog post on the LJC Book Club (

Amazon SimpleDB Developer Guide ( Infinispan Data Grid Platform ( IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale 6 ( Oracle Coherence 3.5 ( OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook ( OpenNebula 3 Cloud Computing ( To take part in the promotion all you have to do is RSVP to this event on Meetup and complete the questions.

Packt Publishing ( are a unique publishing company specializing in highly focused books on specific technologies and solutions - please visit their site to find out more about them: (

Each month we run a promotion with Packt in which LJC members will be selected at random to receive free books. This month we are offering 2 LJC members the chance to win;

First Prize Winner will receive 1 print copy of his/her choice
Runner Up Winner - 1 ecopy of his/her choice

Please visit the Packt site at (

Good luck!

Congratulations to last month's winners: Hemal Shah and Craig Blackman!

Organised by RecWorks

***Please note this is an online monthly prize draw and no actual meeting will take place***