Software Architecture & Platform SIG - Silicon Valley

The Software Architecture and Platform SIG offers a forum for members to discuss and learn about new and emerging technologies in software architecture, development tools, and platforms.

At the monthly meeting, there is a technical presentation involving software tools, techniques, platforms, or architecture used to capitalize on an emerging market opportunity or solve an enterprise computing problem. Software tools include emerging functional languages such as Scala or F#, HTML5 or new software frameworks; platforms include JAVA, Android, social networks, private clouds; architecture include emerging embedded systems, next-generation distributed computing, web-oriented architecture, crowdsourcing and peer production architectures.

We meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month. The cost to attend is $20.00 (for SDForum members with proof of membership - it is free to attend.)

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Past events

  • Apache Giraph, implementation of Google's Pregel sys., by Jakob Homan, LinkedIn

    Thu, 26 Jul 2012, 01:30 - 04:30 in Santa Clara, United States

    SVForum Software Architecture and Platform SIG:Abstract:Apache Giraph is a an implementation of Google's Pregel system for working with large scale graphs, going beyond the Map-Reduce model, with an approach tailored for graph algorithms. Whereas graph algorithms must be shoehorned into the Map-Reduce model, within Giraph they are expressed naturally by modeling the behavior of vertices across synchronized steps.

  • Join us for a lively discussion on Software Architecture for the Cloud

    Thu, 26 Jan 2012, 02:30 - 04:30 in Santa Clara, United States

    SVForum Software Architecture & Platform Event: Software Architecture for the CloudCome and participate in a lively exchange of ideas on the latest software architecture for the cloud and for the enterprise. For 70 minutes, we'll conduct this meeting as an "unsession" like other "unconferences" ( agenda is as follows:-7:00 Introduction to SVForum and Software Architecture and Platform SIG

  • Best Practices for Scaling Java Applications with Distributed Caching

    Thu, 29 Sep 2011, 01:30 - 03:30 in Mountain View, United States

    Presentation TitleSoftware Architecture and Platform SIG: Best Practices for Scaling Java Applications with Distributed CachingSpeaker: Slava ImeshevBioSlava Imeshev is founder and core developer at Cacheonix Systems. Slava's main expertise is reliable distributed high-performance systems. Slava received MS is Computer Engineering degree from Samara Aerospace University, Russia in 1989. You can reach Slava at simeshev@cacheonix.com.Presentation Abstract

  • SDForum Software Architecture & Platform SIG - Google Appengine and Applications

    Fri, 1 Apr 2011, 01:30 - 03:30 in Mountain View, United States

    Topic: Google Appengine and Applications *** SPECIAL DATE this month ***Presenter: Wesley Chun, Architect and Developer Advocate at Google.Google App Engine is a unique hosting platform that lets you build applications and run them in Google's data centers using the massive global infrastructure built to run the Internet's most powerful company. App Engine offers a development environment that uses familiar technologies (Java and Python)

  • SDForum Software Architecture and Platform SIG Meetup in Silicon Valley

    Thu, 24 Feb 2011, 02:30 - 04:30 in Mountain View, United States

    Software Architecture and Platform SIG:Title: Large-Scale Community Detection for Social Computing, with Implementation in HadoopPresenter: Lei Tang, Yahoo! LabsThe recent boom of social networking sites empowers people of different ages and backgrounds with new forms of collaboration, communication, and collective intelligence. Social media also provides an open platform such that like-minded people form virtual communities.

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