Meeting: AWS Summit

Location: ExCEL, London

A whole day of free learning about AWS from the basics to the advanced. See how people are using AWS in the Innovation Lab. Ask questions of the AWS staff. Hear the CTO and UK MD’s keynote.

Free to register
Can’t attend? See also their online event from earlier this year which is still available until May 31st

• Keynote with Dr, Werner Vogels, CTO, & Gavin Jackson, MD, AWS UK & Ireland
• 60+ sessions covering the hottest topics in cloud computing
• 80+ sponsors
• Innovation Hub
• Startup Area
• Partner & Solutions Expo Hall including Certification Lounge, Ask an AWS Architect, AWS Marketplace and AWS User Groups
• Networking Drinks

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See also their online event from earlier this year which is still online until May 31st

Webinars: AWSome day Online (from AWS)

AWS are hosting half a day of free training about their platform. A great chance to bring you and your colleagues up to speed on, for many, the “go to” platform for testing and deploying cloud services.

Update: Still Available Online until May 31st!

Date: Thursday, 22 March, 2018
Time: 10:00 – 13:40 CET / 09:00 – 12:40 BST
Location: Online

The AWSome Day Online is a free, virtual training event that will provide a step-by-step introduction to the core AWS services for compute, storage, database and networking. AWS technical experts will explain key features and use cases, share best practices, walk through technical demos, and be available to answer your questions one-on-one.

Based on the AWS Essentials Course, AWSome Day is ideal for IT managers, business leaders, system engineers, system administrators, developers and architects who are eager to learn more about cloud computing and how to get started on the AWS Cloud.

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Join for live Q&As, one-on-one Ask an Architect sessions and more:


10:00 – 10:30 CET Keynote: Introduction to AWS
10:30 – 11:00 CET

Module 1: AWS Foundations

AWS Introductions
Well Architected Framework and AWS
Trusted Advisor
Global Infrastructure
Demo – Designing the network (VPC) for HA and FT
VPC Network security

11:00 – 11:40 CET Module 2: AWS Infrastructure

AWS S3 and Glacier for large volume object storage
Demo – Create a bucket and create a website
Amazon EC2 compute platform
Demo – Launch our first EC2 applications with EBS storage
Understanding EC2 pricing and lifecycle
Storage options for compute
AWS CloudFormation for IAAC (Infrastructure as Code)

11:40 – 12:10 CET Module 3: Databases

Let the data decide!
Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Demo – Deploy Multi-AZ database in VPC
Amazon DynamoDB (NoSQL)
Intro to AWS Athena and Redshift

12:10 – 12.20 CET Break
12:20 – 12:50 CET Module 4: Security, Identity & Access Management

AWS Shared Security Model Identity Access Management (IAM)
Governance and Compliance
AWS CloudTrail for audit and change management
AWS Config and Config Rules

12:50 – 13:40 CET Module 5: AWS Elasticity & Management Tools

Adding elasticity to our applications in AWS
Introduction to AWS load balancer services
Introduction to autoscaling groups and launch configurations
Demo – Add autoscaling to our demo application
Next steps: Taking it to the next stage
Serverless architecture with Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB & more
Wrap up – User Groups, Blogs & further training

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Update: Still Available Online until May 31st!