[UPHPU] Upcoming UPHPU Meetings
mac at macnewbold.com
Thu Sep 1 13:37:01 MDT 2011
Oh, good catch! I'm already registered and I forgot to put it on there!
For $20, including lunch and a t-shirt (I think), WordCamp is a great
deal as far as conferences go. Chances are good almost anyone might be
able to get their boss to pay for it, even.
On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 1:04 PM, Victor Villa <vvilla at gmail.com> wrote:
> don't forget wordcamp 2011 on Sept 10!
> the two presos i'm anxious for are Site Performance and AB testing
> On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 9:59 AM, Mac Newbold <mac at macnewbold.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm making some progress on my goal of scheduling/announcing meetings
>> earlier. Here are the upcoming events of note:
>> [Don't let this deter you from contacting me about presenting... we
>> haven't scheduled November and beyond yet. In the past we've often
>> cancelled the December meeting it seems, but if there's sufficient
>> interest we can hold one.]
>> 1. UPHPU Meeting, September 15th, 7pm @ C7 Data Center (Bluffdale)
>> First, we'll have a brief presentation from a visitor from the FBI, I
>> believe about tech opportunities within their organization.
>> Then, the main event will be Steve Meyers presenting on PHP Security.
>> We will be giving away more UTOS Raffle Tickets.
>> 2. UTOS Project Day, Sept. 17th 10am-5:30pm @ SLCC Miller Campus
>> (Professional Development Center)
>> Come hack on your favorite open source project, and participate in the
>> raffle drawing to win a Motorola XOOM tablet, worth >=$500 iirc.
>> 3. UPHPU Meeting, October 20th, 7pm @ C7 Data Center (Bluffdale)
>> Grant Shipley, from Redhat, will be flying in from North Carolina to
>> tell us about deploying PHP on ec2 using openshift, and a little about
>> www.follw.it which is a site he created using Code Igniter, and why I
>> chose PHP over Java for the follw.it site, despite being a Java
>> developer for over 10 years.
>> Scale or Fail - Give your App the Speed it Needs in the Cloud!
>> Whether you have one or a million visitors accessing your web app,
>> they are all going to demand a great user experience regardless of
>> what it takes for you to deliver it. This invariably means quick page
>> loads and fast response times every single time. When things go south,
>> you just throw more hardware at the problem and increase your caches
>> and buffers, right? Wrong. Toss in an infrastructure that resides on
>> the cloud and now you’ve got a really interesting problem on your
>> hands. I’ll leave the marketecure slides at the door, this is a
>> hands-on technical talk in which we'll deploy an application to the
>> cloud and then turn up the heat by leveraging the right mix of
>> elasticity and auto-sclaing.
>> Grant Shipley is an OpenShift PaaS Evangelist at Red Hat focused on
>> cloud technologies. Prior to that, Grant was a Manager of Software
>> Development with responsibilities over the www.redhat.com website and
>> supporting infrastructure. Grant has over 10 years of software
>> development experience focusing on Java and PHP. In his free time, he
>> contributes to several open source projects including Media Portal and
>> www.follw.it as well as developing iOS applications. Grant has been
>> using Linux on a daily basis since 1994 and is active in the FOSS
>> Mac Newbold
>> mac at macnewbold.com
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