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Upcoming AWS Events – Spring 2010

There are all sorts of interesting events coming up this spring. Here’s a sampling; check out the AWS Events page and our newsletters for a more complete list:

Learn how to manage Grid Processing for Financial Institutions (March 17, 8:00 AM PST)

Register for this webinar to learn how to effectively manage large grid processing jobs on AWS with RightScale’s cloud management platform. In this webinar RightScale will do a live demonstration of how a hedge fund would run a complete scalable grid application environment that is automated, resilient to errors, and auditable. 

Scaling out Java Web Apps on Amazon EC2 (March 23, 11:00 AM PST)

You’ll learn about the challenges involved in scaling out Java apps in the cloud, and how EC2 can be used with Terracotta to cluster and scale-out all of the core components of Java apps including web sessions, caches, ORM, and job scheduling – by simply including the right jar files and setting a few lines of XML config. We’ll demo this simple way to scale, and answer your questions.

Moving Mission-Critical Applications into the Cloud (March 24, 9:00 AM PST)

Learn how you can protect your mission-critical applications in the public cloud, while satisfying the most stringent security and availability requirements at a fraction of traditional data center investments.

Launch Your Game on the Cloud in Less Than An Hour! (March 25, 11:00 AM PST)

Attend this webinar to learn how to shorten your time to market and launch your game on AWS using RightScale’s cloud management platform. Learn how several major gaming publishers, such as Playfish and Zynga, have used RightScale and AWS to power their highly-elastic social game applications. We will provide insight into launching your first game, avoiding common scaling problems, and automating your sys admin tasks.

AWS Start-Up Event Silicon Valley (April 14, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM)

Please join us for the half-day start-up project event, featuring CTO Dr. Werner Vogels, and learn how to be successful with Amazon Web Services utilizing the same robust infrastructure and technological resources that power Amazon.coms global web properties. We will show entrepreneurs, technologists, and business leaders how to get started with AWS infrastructure services and how to architect applications for the cloud.

AWS Cloud for the Enterprise Tour (San Francisco – April 13, London – April 22, Seattle – May 12)

In this exclusive half-day event, featuring CTO Dr. Werner Vogels, learn how Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers enterprises a scalable, cost-effective, flexible, and secure cloud computing platform. The AWS on-demand resources combined with Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) allow you to use your choice of operating system and programming tools for moving your corporate applications into AWS, helping you spend less time procuring or managing IT resources and more time focusing on your business.

— Jeff;

Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr is Chief Evangelist for AWS. He started this blog in 2004 and has been writing posts just about non-stop ever since.