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Amazon Web Services: Building Blocks for True Internet Applications

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Summary

This presentation discusses how Amazon's Web Services can help Web developers solve common but vexing problems, including scaling. The Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Simple DB are discussed in detail along with the Simple Queue, Simple Storage, and Flexible Payment Services. Each discussion covers basic concepts, example APIs, and brief introductions of case studies.

Bio

Jeff Barr is Senior Evangelist for Amazon Web Services. Prior to his five years at Amazon, Jeff held management or developer positions at Microsoft, KnowNow, Ebyz, and Akopia. He was co-founder of Visix Software and launched the news feed service Syndic8.com. He received his BA in Computer Science from American University.

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QCon is a conference that is organized by the community, for the community.The result is a high quality conference experience where a tremendous amount of attention and investment has gone into having the best content on the most important topics presented by the leaders in our community. QCon is designed with the technical depth and enterprise focus of interest to technical team leads, architects, and project managers.

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Apr 01, 2009

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