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Re: NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 14 October 2009 NYLUG: Tobias Abdon and Matt Ta

From: Fernando
Subject: Re: NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 14 October 2009 NYLUG: Tobias Abdon and Matt Tavis on Cloud Computing with Amazon Web Services
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 07:05:00 -0700 (PDT)
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On 13 out, 17:02, wrote:
> <blockquote
>   what="official NYLUG announcement"
>   reminder="At 6:00 pm today, Tuesday 13 October 2009,
>             the NYLUG Python Workshop meets at
>             NY Public Library Hudson Park Branch
>             66 Leroy St., NY NY 10014"
>   edits="">
>  From: NYLUG Announcements <>
>  To: NYLUG Announcements <>
>  Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 09:30:01 -0400 (EDT)
>  Subject: [nylug-announce] TOMORROW! NYLUG 10/14 Meeting: Tobias Abdon & Matt 
> Tavis on Cloud Computing with Amazon Web Services
>  Reply-To: Announcements from NYLUG <>
>  REMINDER: This meeting is tomorrow, RSVP closes TOMORROW
>  Visithttp://rsvp.nylug.orgto see if RSVP is still open.
>  Wednesday, October 14, 2009
>  6:30pm-8:00 PM
>  IBM
>  590 Madison Ave, 12th Floor
>  corner of 57th Street
>  ** RSVP Closes at 4:30pm the day of the meeting (sharp!) ***
>  Please RSVP for EVERY meeting at this time.
>  Register at
>  Check in with photo ID at the lobby for badge.
>                        Tobias Abdon & Matt Tavis
>                                 - on  -
>                Cloud Computing with Amazon Web Services
>  Everyone's talking about "The Cloud", but what exactly is it?  Please join
>  us Wednesday, October 14th 2009 at 6pm for a discussion about Cloud
>  Computing with Amazon Web Services.
>  Since early 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has provided users of all
>  sizes with an infrastructure web services platform in the cloud.  With AWS
>  you can requisition compute power, storage, and other services-gaining
>  access to a suite of elastic IT infrastructure services on demand.
>  With AWS you have the flexibility to choose whichever development platform
>  or programming model makes the most sense for the problems you're trying
>  to solve.
>  The first half of the presentation will start with an overview of AWS,
>  exploring each individual service.  Then the services will be pieced
>  together to show how they work together with open source projects.
>  After that the focus will shift to several open source projects that run
>  on the cloud, including Linux and Hadoop.
>  The second half of the presentation will be a hands on demonstration of
>  deploying a custom Linux server on the Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
>  service.  A simple web application will be installed on the server, which
>  will then be configured to auto-scale.  To cap off the demonstration, a
>  cloud based load generation tool will be used to trigger the auto-scaling
>  configuration.
>  More Information:
>    * Amazon Web Services
>    * What is it?
>    * Security
>    * Operating Systems
>    * Support Providers
>  About Tobias Abdon:
>    Tobias Abdon has a background in IT infrastructure implementation and
>    management.  In that role his primary focus was on deploying high speed
>    data networks for enterprises in the US and Canada.  He has moved away
>    from being hands on inside the datacenter, to consulting clients on how
>    to best leverage infrastructure based cloud computing services with
>    Amazon.
>  About Matt Tavis:
>    Matt Tavis is the senior technical manager for Amazon ECS web service
>    and Amazon Associates.
>  Meeting Location:
>    Please note that this meeting will be held at IBM, 590 Madison Ave,
>    12th floor, corner of 57th Street, and not at Google.  This is
>    the building with the IBM logo on the front of the building.
>  Map:
>  Books!!!
>    Our friends at Prentice-Hall kindly provide us with review copies
>    of various new titles.  One of these could be yours, all you have
>    to do is agree to review the book within a reasonable period of
>    time.
>  Swag (Give Away):
>    During/after the meeting... unusually terrific swag may be given
>    away.
>  Stammtisch:
>    After the meeting ... You may wish to join up with other NYLUGgers
>    over at TGI Fridays located at 677 Lexington Avenue and 56th
>    Street, second floor. Northeast corner.
>  Python Workshops/Hacking Society:
>    We are a group that wants to learn about Python and other things,
>    and hack on code.  Sometimes we go out to eat afterward.
>    The workshops meet every other Tuesday, at the NY Public Library,
>    Hudson Park Branch.  66 Leroy St. NY NY from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
>    Next meeting is October 13, expected to be followed by October 27.
>    See the calendar at:
>  Please see our home page athttp://www.nylug.orgfor the HTMLized
>  version of this announcement, our archives, and a lot of other good
>  stuff.
>  ______________________________________________________________________
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> </blockquote>
> Distributed poC TINC:
> Jay Sulzberger <>
> Corresponding Secretary LXNY
> LXNY is New York's Free Computing Organization.

Hi, is there a way to get the presentations from this meeting. I'm a
brazilian computer science student and i'm doing a research on Cloud
Computing, specially CC integration with fine grained SLA and QoS


Fernando Schubert

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