Upcoming March Meeting Details

Posted by jpm on February 21, 2007

We will have a presentation from Mike Culver of Amazon.com about the Amazon Web Services, and what’s possible by using the available developer program. Full details below:

Amazon Web Services
What’s possible in a post Web 2.0 world? Innovation continues at a mind-bending pace, and this presentation will showcase some thought-provoking new directions that Web Services are headed in. The presentation will provide an overview of Amazon Web Services, including a demonstration showing how to easily set up a virtual server environment using Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud. Also included will be a Web Service named Mechanical Turk that allows computers to make requests of people, an online storage service, and more.

Amazon spent ten years and over $2 billion developing a world-class technology and content platform that powers Amazon.com for millions of customers. Using Amazon Web Services (AWS), over 200,000 developers have registered to build software applications leveraging the same robust, scalable, and reliable technology.

About the Speaker
Mike Culver joined the Developer Relations Group of Amazon Web Services in May, 2006. Mike brings with him fifteen years of technology leadership experience, including at companies such as Microsoft. In addition, Mr. Culver has a strong background running an IT organization. As a Web Services Evangelist at Amazon, he helps developers take advantage of disruptive technologies that are going to change the way we think about computer applications, and the way that businesses compete.

Join us March 1st at the University of Houston. See our Driving directions page for information on how to get there.


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