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20 Sept 2011 : Building Powerful Java Web Applications in the AWS Cloud: A Love Story

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Building the right infrastructure that can scale up or down in a moment's notice can be a complicated and expensive task, but it's essential in today's business landscape. This applies to an enterprise trying to cut-costs, a young business unexpectantly saturated with customer demand, or a start-up looking to launch.

In this talk, Jinesh Varia will discuss how to build a simple Java web applications in the AWS cloud and then apply all the attributes and latest features of the cloud to turn it into an Auto-scalable, highly available, highly scalable, geo-dispersed, fully- monitored edge-cached application that is not only easier to develop but also easier to scale and maintain. The session will be ideal for those who have some familiarly of AWS and its offerings and are looking to build Java application from scratch and grow gradually as needed. The lessons and best practices that you learn from this session can be applied to any cloud application, whether it is a Facebook social gaming application cloud service accessed from a mobile application, or a software as a service application. If you would like to know the latest and greatest features and most recent developments of AWS, this session is for you.

PRESENTER: Jinesh Varia, Technology Evangelist, Amazon Web Services, amazon.com

As a Technology Evangelist at Amazon, Jinesh Varia helps businesses take advantage of disruptive technologies like Cloud Computing that are changing the way businesses compete in the new web world. Jinesh has spoken at more than 150 conferences and User Groups around the world. His passion lies in architecture, design and XML Web services. He is focused on furthering awareness of web services and often helps developers and architects in Start-ups, Enterprises and Universities leverage Amazon?s innovative services.

Jinesh has over 15 years of experience in Web services and has worked with standards-based 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.