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Web Services SIG: Amazon Web Services

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    Presentation Overview

    Amazon Web Services

    Jeff Barr will describe and demonstrate the Amazon Web Services product line, including the Amazon E-Commerce Service, the Alexa Web Information Service, and the Amazon Simple Queue Service. Jeff will review the business and technical justification behind Amazon's offering, a review of the "SOAP vs. REST" debate, detailed information about each of the services, and a glimpse behind the scenes at the implementation strategy for the services. Jeff enjoys taking questions from and interacting with the audience, and he will be available afterward for more in-depth discussion.





     

    Presenter

    Jeff Barr, Technical Evangelist, Amazon, www.amazon.com

    As Web Services Evangelist for Amazon.com, Jeff Barr focuses on creating developer awareness for the Amazon software platform. He has a longstanding interest in Web services and programmatic information interchange. Jeff has held development and management positions at KnowNow, eByz, Akopia, and Microsoft, and was a co-founder of Visix Software. Jeff holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from the American University and has done graduate work in Computer Science at the George Washington University. The Amazon Web Services resides at http://aws.typepad.com ; Jeff's blog lives at http://www.syndic8.com/weblog .


     

    Event Logistics

    Location

    eBay's Silicon Valley Conference Center
    2161 North First Street
    San Jose, CA 95131

     

    Directions


    101 From San Francisco:

    • Take the US-101 SOUTH
    • Take the BROKAW ROAD/FIRST STREET exit - go 0.3 mi
    • Turn on E BROKAW RD - go 0.2 mi
    • Turn on N 1ST ST - go 0.5 mi
    • Make a U-turn at ,GUADALUPE PKY onto N 1ST ST - go 0.2 mi
    • Arrive at 2161 N 1ST ST, SAN JOSE

    101 From San Jose:

    • Take the US-101 NORTH
    • Take the BROKAW ROAD/FIRST STREET exit - go 0.4 mi
    • Turn on E BROKAW RD - go 0.1 mi
    • Turn on N 1ST ST - go 0.5 mi
    • Make a U-turn at ,GUADALUPE PKY onto N 1ST ST - go 0.2 mi
    • Arrive at 2161 N 1ST ST, SAN JOSE

    Agenda

    6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Registration / Networking / Refreshments / Pizza

    7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Presentations and Discussion

     

    Cost

    $15 at the door for non-SDForum members

    No charge for SDForum members

    Please call 408.494.8378 for student memberships

    No registration required



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