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Amazon Web Service Chennai Enthusiasts 

Amazon Web Services is becoming more compelling with announcement of new service or enhanced feature every couple of weeks. On the other hand Google Application Engine is supposedly more easier, with Google’s typical free mantra. Is the paid-AWS still relevant and compelling? Find out for yourself....

 

The next edition of AWS Chennai is scheduled for 26 May 08

Venue: Likely to be at IIT - awaiting confirmation.

       Based on feedback from the community, this events theme is Getting Started with AWS with focus on peer to peer showcasing. If you are already into AWS, here is an opportunity to showcase your application, share your experience/expertise. Jinesh Varia, tech Evangalist from Amazon Web Services will be presenting an interactive session.

 

 

The takeaways for attendees

 

  • A overview of scalable distributed computing with AWS.
  • Demos/Hands on Sessions on Getting started with AWS.
  • Tips on Saving/Making money with AWS
  • Opportunity to network with individuals/startups/enterprise sharing interest in AWS.

 

The format of the event

 

2:00pm - 5:00pm Mainly for people already familiar with AWS.1:1 sessions with AWS Evangelist. Peer to peer Demos of Apps and cool hacks.

 

5:00pm-6:00pm Networking over High Tea. Getting started demos.

 

6:00pm - 8:00pm : Interactive presentation by AWS Evangelist - Jinesh Varia. With opportunity for a few Showcase demos in between.

8:00-8:30pm Networking

 

 

Entry: Free, Registration Required - limited seats

 

If you would like to volunteer/organize the event have a look at the Organizer Page .

Presenter

Jinesh Varia, Evangelist, Amazon Web Services

As a Web Services Evangelist at Amazon, Jinesh Varia helps developers take advantage of disruptive technologies that are going to change the way we think about computer applications, and the way businesses compete in the new Web world. He is focused on furthering awareness of web services and often helps developers on 1:1 basis in implementing their own ideas using Amazon’s innovative services.

Jinesh has over 7 years experience in XML and Web services and has worked with standard working groups in XBRL. Prior to joining Amazon as an evangelist, he held several positions in UBmatrix including Solutions Architect, Enterprise Team Lead and Software engineer, working on various financial services projects including Call Modernization Project at FDIC. He was also lead developer at Penn State Data Center, Institute of Regional Affairs. Jinesh’s publications have been published in ACM and IEEE. Jinesh is originally from India and holds a Master’s degree in Information Systems from Penn State University. He plays tennis and loves to trek.

 

 

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