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February 2007 Meeting Information

February 6, 2007
Developing Amazon Web Services with Java

With ten services launched, Amazon Web Services provides developers access to inexpensive, scalable web-based business solutions and infrastructure. opened its technology and product vault in 2002, via Amazon Web Services, to allow developers the ability to construct powerful applications using the resources the company spent ten years and over $2 billion developing. Jinesh Varia, Evangelist for Amazon Web Services, looks at real world examples of how developers have utilized Amazon Web Services' open APIs to develop exciting, profitable businesses. Jinesh will also demonstrate the newly launched Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) which allows developers to build a virtual computing environment in minutes and only pay for computing usage. This session will also explore other innovative integrations of Amazon Web Services such as Amazon Simple Storage Service, Amazon Simple Queue Service, Amazon Mechanical Turk.

Jinesh Varia is focused on furthering awareness of web services and inspiring developers to create innovative applications using Amazon Web Services. Jinesh also helps developers on a 1:1 basis and help them implement their own ideas using Amazon's innovative services. You might find him at a local code camp and involved in all the geeky things that happen in the Web 2.0 world. Prior to joining Amazon as an evangelist, Jinesh was involved in an XML Standards-based firm, UBmatrix as a XBRL Solutions Architect and Enterprise Team Lead working on various financial services projects. He was also lead developer at Penn State Data Center, Institute of Regional Affairs. Jinesh is originally from India and holds a Master's degree in Information systems from Penn State University. He plays tennis and loves to trek.

Meetings are held every second Tuesday of the month at the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad second floor meeting hall starting promptly at 7:30pm. Meetings are open to the public, and visitors are encouraged to join ACGNJ.

SIG Leader Mike Redlich
Phone: (908) 246-0410