Our 1st Meetup! Presentation by Tim Bray, Sr. Principal Engineer at AWS

Apr 12, 2018 · Victoria, Canada

It's time for our 1st ever Victoria AWS User Group Meetup! Please join us at "YES Victoria" (Your Entrepreneurial Society/The Network HUB) on Wharf St. for an exciting evening where we can get to know each other, talk about AWS, eat Pizza and hear a presentation from Amazon's Sr. Principal Engineer, Tim Bray!

Our host for the evening is the first Canadian AWS Community Hero, Jarrod Levitan, Chief Cloud Officer at TriNimbus who has now started 9 AWS User Groups across Canada. Tim and Jarrod will be coming over from Vancouver to join us for the evening so we really hope you can come out and bring a friend too!

Agenda:
6:00pm - Arrival, mingling, pizza eating
6:25pm - Welcome & Introductions
6:35pm - Presentation by Tim Bray, Amazon
7:20pm - Open Discussions
8:00pm - Evening Concludes

Talk Title: How To Think About Joining The Cloud

Abstract: The public cloud is the best way forward for almost anyone who needs to do a nontrivial amount of computing. There are many different on-ramps to the cloud, which makes sense, because everyone is starting from a different point and has different needs. In this talk I'll spend some time talking specifically about specifics such as compute modes, database engines, and messaging patterns in the cloud, but the unifying theme is what you need to think about when you’re approaching the cloud, and how to think about it.

Presenter: Tim Bray, Sr. Principal Engineer, Amazon Web Services
Tim is a Canadian software developer and entrepreneur and one of the co-authors of the original XML specification. He has worked for Amazon Web Services since December 2014 and previously for Google, Sun Microsystems, the Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) and several start-ups.

LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/timbraysoftwareguy/
Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Bray

Parking Tips:
There is a parkade on Yates St. that is a short walk away. Parking is FREE after 6pm.

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