CT-SPIN #51: Getting Your Head Around the Cloud

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Cloud computing receives a lot of attention these days. With prominent players such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Sun providing platforms, it is technology to take note of. Brian Silberbauer will introduce us to the cloud and share his experience using this growing technology.

Please also note that the yearly steering committee election will be held beforehand.

Wednesday, 21 October 2009, 18h15
Bandwidth Barn
Cape Town

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Venue

Bandwidth Barn
125 Buitengracht Street
Cape Town

Agenda

18:15 Welcoming and Introduction
   Aslam Khan
18:20 Getting Your Head Around the Cloud
   Brian Silberbauer
19:20 Closing and Thanks
   Aslam Khan
19:25 Networking & Discussion

Abstracts

Getting Your Head Around the Cloud

Cloud computing is still in its infancy, but shares a lot of similarities with other older design principles and architecture.
Brian Silberbauer will discuss and explore some of these idiosyncrasies using Google App Engine as a platform for web based
applications.

Speaker Profiles

Brian Silberbauer

Brian is an independent software consultant with a broad range of services including systems analysis, project rescuing, training, mentoring and refactoring. He follows a pragmatic approach to design. You can find more information on his website or on his LinkedIn profile. He is also a founder member of the FYI network.