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HJUG Meeting next week - Wed 11th January - "Amazon's Web Services Initiative" by Jeff Barr

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      This month's HJUG meeting will take place on Wednesday 11th January from
      6pm to 8pm.

      Check out the new web page:
      http://discourse.ics.hawaii.edu/interaction/workspaces.php?workspace=5
      Join the HJUG community: http://discourse.ics.hawaii.edu/home/register.php

      ********** LOCATION INFORMATION **********

      This month's meeting will be held in the POST building, room 302, at the
      University of Hawaii Manoa campus.

      http://www.hawaii.edu/cgi-bin/vtour?Manoa=l=POST

      UoH parking information is here:

      http://www.hawaii.edu/parking/visitorParking.html


      ********** NEW MEETING AGENDA **********

      The meeting's agenda is as follows:

      6:00pm - 6:45pm "Amazon's Web Services Initiative" Main talk by Jeff Barr

      6:45pm - 7:00pm Discussion

      7:00pm - 7:15pm Pizza Break sponsored by Ikayzo http://www.ikayzo.com/

      7:15pm - 7:45pm Pattern Workshop - Sam Joseph introduces the FlyWeight
      Pattern

      7:45pm - 8:00pm Workshop discussion


      The talk abstracts and speaker biographies are as follows:

      Main Talk Title: Amazon's Web Services Initiative

      Main Talk Abstract:

      Amazon's Jeff Barr will discuss the Amazon Web Services (AWS) program
      from a business and technical perspective. The session will cover the
      E-Commerce, Alexa Web Information, and Amazon Mechanical Turk services,
      with complete information about business models, demos of sample
      applications, and success stories.

      Main Talk Biography:

      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's interests include collecting and organizing news feeds
      using his site, http://www.syndic8.com/ . He 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.

      Pattern Workshop: FlyWeight Pattern

      Workshop Abstract:

      Use sharing to support large numbers of fine-grained objects efficiently.

      http://home.earthlink.net/~huston2/dp/flyweight.html
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