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AWS User Group Sydney – Meetup #58


Our first AWS User Group of the year is happening next week, back right on track at our regular first Wednesday of every month at Blue Chilli.

This month your Event Organisers PolarSeven­ will be hosting our two expert guests Chris Kawchuck from Brocade­ and Matt Ray from Chef presenting sessions on Cloud Formation, Serverless Architecture and AWS Opsworks.

Session 1 Speaker: Chris Kawchuck – SDN Software Network Engineer – Brocade

AWS CloudFormation Automation, TrafficScript, and Serverless architecture with Brocade’s vADC

Chris Kawchuck has 20 years experience in the Telecom and Service provider industry. He will be demonstrating how easy it is to spin up a Brocade vADC in AWS; enabling serverless architectures using S3 buckets, and accomplish real-time traffic rewrites to get you out of sticky situations.

Learn about:

1. Load balancing and scaling options available on AWS
2. Automating the Brocade vADC spin up using Cloudformation Templates
3. Enabling use of “Serverless” web pages in AWS
4.Taking care of tricky situations using TrafficScript

Session 2 Speaker: Matt Ray – Manager, Solutions Architect – CHEF

AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate

Presented by Matt Ray, Manager and Solutions Architect for APJ for Chef. He currently resides in Sydney, Australia after relocating from Austin, Texas. He podcasts at SoftwareDefinedTalk.com and is @mattray on Twitter, IRC, GitHub and too many Slacks. This session will provide an overview of the Chef Automate solutions and how they come together on AWS.

Agenda – Wednesday February 1st

Please arrive before 17.45 to get settled in

• 18:00 – START
• 18:00 – 18:10 – Intro / What’s New In AWS
• 18:10 – 18.30 – Session 1 Speaker
• 18:30 – 19:00 – BREAK
• 19:00 – 19:20 – Session 2 Speaker
• 19:20 – 20:30 Networking

Blue Chilli
The Blue Chilli Offices are located on Level 1, 125 York Street, opposite the QVB

Seating is limited so please ensure that you reserve your place by RSVP’ing here: http://www.meetup.com/AWS-Sydney/­

We look forward to seeing you there.

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