[TriLUG] Raleigh.pm meeting Thursday June 17, 2010, 7:15pm
bradoaks at gmail.com
Thu Jun 17 11:16:24 EDT 2010
Just a reminder that this meeting is Tonight.
Thank you to those who have already sent your RSVP email.
On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 4:46 PM, Brad Oaks <bradoaks at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Perl Mongers, and TriLUGgers,
> Please join us next Thursday, June 17th at WebAssign.
> Michael Peters of Plus Three, L.P. will present:
> Survey of Cloud Hosting Providers
> It seems these days that every other tech article you read mentions
> cloud computing. Cloud hosting providers allow projects to easily and
> quickly expand capacity while offering the prospect of reducing costs.
> As an emerging field there is a lot of money to be made and lots of
> vendors are trying to win our business and our wallets.
> This talk will compare the major cloud hosting companies and what
> products and services they offer. Google's App Engine, Amazon's AWS,
> Rackspace's Cloud Services and Linode will be compared. We will go
> beyond a mere checklist of features and dive into such topics as Perl
> support, cost structures, development strategies, underlying
> architectures, performance and security.
> Whether you've decided to move to the cloud or just want to test the
> waters this talk will help you make your decisions. Every company and
> project is different and you should have the information to pick the
> right host for your constraint
> If you are interested in attending, please RSVP, though it is not
> required. (mailto:bradoaks at gmail.com?subject=rsvp+June+meeting)
> When: 7:15pm start
> Where: 1730 Varsity Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606
> WebAssign is in the Venture 4 building on NCSU's Centennial Campus.
> (It is near RedHat)
> These details are also on http://raleigh.pm.org/
> * After turning onto Varsity Drive from Avent Ferry:
> * Pass Capability Drive.
> * Take the second driveway on the right -- the one after the
> building. Guest parking in the deck is reachable from this driveway.
> * Walk around to the entrance on Varsity Drive to get into the building.
> Hope to see you out,
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