You will learn how to use the Amazon Web Services (http://aws.amazon.com/) (AWS) including the Elastic Compute Cloud (http://aws.amazon.com/ec2/), the Simple Storage Service (http://aws.amazon.com/s3/), and the Simple Database Service (http://aws.amazon.com/simpledb/) to create a scalable application in PHP using the new AWS SDK for PHP (http://aws.amazon.com/sdkforphp/). You will see how easy and fun it is to build and run an application in the cloud.
Jeff Barr (https://twitter.com/jeffbarr), Senior Web Services Evangelist for Amazon Web Services, is focused on furthering awareness among software developers of the opportunity to innovate and build businesses using Amazon Web Services. In this role, Jeff travels, speaks, blogs, and conducts virtual events. Jeff is the author of Host Your Website in the Cloud (http://www.amazon.com/Host-Your-Web-Site-Cloud/dp/0980576830), published by SitePoint (http://www.sitepoint.com/books/cloud1/)in September 2010.
Note: Don't worry, I've talked with Jeff and this will not be a sales presentation. ;)
6:30 - 7:00 : Doors open, food & socializing sponsored by New Relic (http://newrelic.com/index.html)
7:00 - 7:10 : Announcements
7:15 - 8:00(ish) : Presentation by Jeff Barr
8:00 - 8:30 : Questions
8:30 - 10:00 : Open discussion
10:00 - ??? : Beers somewhere?
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