Greater Wisconsin Software Symposium

March 1 - 2, 2019

Exploring AWS for fun and profit

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Raju Gandhi

Raju Gandhi

CTO Integrallis Software & Technophile

How did Amazon, known to the world as an online retailer, manage to make cloud services a multi-billion dollar subsidiary? What is it that AWS offers that makes it so enticing for both solo development, as well as large enterprises like Netflix?

In this session we will take our first baby steps towards AWS. We will take a quick glance at what AWS is and what it has to offer, and then see what it takes to lay out a minimal setup for an a simple application which includes setting up a compute, backed by a database, DNS and routing, as well as leveraging additional services like S3 for storage.

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About Raju Gandhi

Raju Gandhi is a Java/Ruby/Clojure developer and a programming language geek. He has been writing software for well over a decade in several industries including education, finance, construction, manufacturing and retail sectors. Raju has a graduate degree in Industrial Engineering from Ohio University. In his spare time you will find Raju reading, or watching movies, or playing with yet another programming language. He is affectionately known as looselytyped on Twitter.