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October 2019 Meeting

PRESENTATION: “DynamoDB in Real Life” by Jonathon Hill

When: Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 — 7pm-9pm

Please RSVP at:

Directions: Take I-285 to Cobb Parkway/US-41. Go south & turn left on Akers Mill Rd. At the 2nd traffic light, go left into Cobb Galleria, then an immediate left into the parking garage. Enter the 600 bldg & tell security you’re there for AtlantaPHP, 14th floor.

SPECIAL NOTE: There will be a Braves game on this night, so there will be people monitoring the parking deck entrances. You will need to say you are coming to a meeting at ShootProof to be allowed to park (and also mention it to building security, as always.) It is best to arrive no later than 7pm.

Map Link: (parking deck entrance, 600 building is due north of the deck)

Presentation: DynamoDB in Real Life

For every advantage of a new(ish) technology, there is an equal and opposite disadvantage. AWS DynamoDB is no exception. Follow the triumphs and despairs of using this document store with PHP in a real-life project.

About Jonathon: Jonathon Hill is a freelance, self-taught developer with a decade of full-time PHP experience. His work includes product development for startups and tech firms from Atlanta to Silicon Valley. Jonathon is a repeat speaker for AtlantaPHP and regularly contributes to open-source projects in the PHP and Node.js developer communities. Follow (or hire) him at

New Meeting Feature: Open Spaces! We’re going to continue with a new discussion format among attendees. Please come with some questions or discussion topics in mind. The group will vote on suggestions and we’ll cover things, based on interest, in a rotating panel style. Come share your expertise!

Food provided by AtlantaPHP

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