Meeting Topics

Short talks

* Open source projects from Facebook
* Open source projects from Yahoo
* Overview of Google App Engine (GAE)
* Overview of distributed message queues
* Workflow management: processing your data efficiently
* Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies
* Possible applications of location based services
* WebGL
* Clutter: a GUI for mobile devices
* Introduction to Elaster
* Security in the cloud
* MapReduce Infrequently Asked Questions (IAQs)
* Comparison and contrast of grid and cloud computing
* Overview of bittorrent (and PPPstream-like applications)

Workshops

* Using Sector/Sphere for real time MapReduce computing
* How to get started using distributed message queues
* Building an Android app
* Building an iOS app
* Building a GAE application
* How to use MongoDB
* How to use CouchDB
* How to get started using AWS
* Building location based service applications
* How to build your own image for AWS EC2
* How to use pomsets: a workflow management system for your cloud
* How to use celery: a distributed task queue
* How to use chef and/or puppet for configuration management
* resume writing services