AWSome Day Belgrade


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About the event

This free, one-day training will provide a step-by-step introduction to the core AWS services for compute, storage, database, and networking.

Technical experts from AWS and and from our delivery partner, Fast Lane will explain key features and use cases, share best practices, walk through technical demos, and be available to answer your questions one-on-one.

Who should attend?

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

Date

Tuesday,
September 24, 2019

Time

9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Registration at: 8:30 am

Location

Metropol Palace, Belgrade, Bulevar kralja Aleksandra 69, Beograd 11000, Serbia

Agenda

Time Sessions 
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Registration & Ask an AWS Expert
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Keynote presentation - Thomas Blood, EMEA Enterprise Evangelist, Amazon Web Services (in English)
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Winning in a Digital World - Succesfully orchestrating digital change -  Eckhart Eichler, VP Consulting and Professional Services, Fast Lane (in English)
10:00 AM – 10:40 AM

AWS Customer Case 1 by GoDaddy - How much does it cost? - Miljenko Rebernisak, Senior Manager - Software Development, GoDaddy 

This session will answer the most commonly asked question that you can hear. We will walk through the different AWS services and explore the related cost elements. Then, we will cover cost optimization stories through a practical guide. You will learn how you can save on AWS services. By the end of this session, the "myth of hidden costs" with AWS will be demistified.

10:40 AM – 11:00 AM Coffee Break
11:00 AM – 11:40 AM

AWS Customer Case 2 by Styria.AI - Going Big with AWS - Dominic Safaric, Head of Engineering and Infrastructure, Styria.AI

In this session you will learn how Styria.AI radically transfomed their business using AWS for supporting custom state-of-the-art machine learning (ML) systems. We dive deep into the operational aspects of powering our systems and processes using AWS services including Amazon EKS, amazon Batch, Amazon Elastic Inference and serverless services including Amazon Kinesis, Amazon Aurora and many more. 

11:40 AM – 12:40 PM Fireside discussion: AWS Team and Customers
12:40 PM – 1:40 PM Lunch Break & Ask an AWS Expert
1:40 PM – 2:30 PM

AWS Best Practises - Alen Krmelj, Senior DevOps Engineer – Fast Lane

In this session you will learn about the key things you should be aware of when moving into or designing AWS Cloud. Whate are the best practises for using AWS infrastructure / services? What are their pitfalls? Addressing also AWS deployments from VPC ground up to automation of your microservices. 

2:30 PM – 3:15 PM Deep Dive on Serverless Architectures - Nemanja Kostic, Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services 

This session will guide you through building a sample serverless application step by step. You will be using AWS Amplify and AWS CDK to kickstart the environment, connecting with a set of backend services such as Amazon API Gateway, AWS Step Functions, AWS Lambda, Amazon CloudFront, Amazon S3, Amazon Kinesis, AWS StepFunctions and many more serverless services.

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM Coffee Break
3:45 PM – 4:30 PM AWS Purpose-built Database Strategy - Darko Meszaros, Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services 

Learn why AWS is building a comprehensive database and analytics platform with purpose-built databases designed to solve specific customer problems. We dive deeper into the operational database services that AWS offers, such as Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon ElastiCache, Neptune graph database. Finally, through a demonstration of Amazon RDS, you get to see how easy it is to use a managed database service.

4:30 PM – 4:45 PM Q&A, Closing Remarks, Course Wrap-up - Yiannis Nasios, Territory Manager, Amazon Web Services
Time Session
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Registration & Ask an AWS Expert
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Keynote presentation - Thomas Blood, EMEA Enterprise Evangelist, Amazon Web Services (in English)
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Winning in a Digital World - Succesfully orchestrating digital change -  Eckhart Eichler, VP Consulting and Professional Services, Fast Lane (in English)
10:00 AM – 10:40 AM

AWS Customer Case 1 by GoDaddy - How much does it cost? - Miljenko Rebernisak, Senior Manager - Software Development, GoDaddy 

This session will answer the most commonly asked question that you can hear. We will walk through the different AWS services and explore the related cost elements. Then, we will cover cost optimization stories through a practical guide. You will learn how you can save on AWS services.. By the end of this session, the "myth of hidden costs" with AWS will be demistified.

10:40 AM – 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM – 11:40 AM

AWS Customer Case 2 by Styria.AI - Going Big with AWS - Dominic Safaric, Head of Engineering and Infrastructure, Styria.AI

In this session you will learn how Styria.AI radically transfomed their business using AWS for supporting custom state-of-the-art machine learning (ML) systems. We dive deep into the operational aspects of powering our systems and processes using AWS services including Amazon EKS, amazon Batch, Amazon Elastic Inference and serverless services including Amazon Kinesis, Amazon Aurora and many more. 

11:40 AM – 12:40 PM Fireside discussion: AWS Team and Customers
12:40 PM – 1:40 PM Lunch Break & Ask an AWS Expert
1:40 PM – 2:30 PM

AWS Best Practises - Alen Krmelj, Senior DevOps Engineer – Fast Lane

In this session you will learn about the key things you should be aware of when moving into or designing AWS Cloud. Whate are the best practises for using AWS infrastructure / services? What are their pitfalls? Addressing also AWS deployments from VPC ground up to automation of your microservices.

2:30 PM – 3:15 PM Deep Dive on Serverless Architectures - Nemanja Kostic, Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services 

This session will guide you through building a sample serverless application step by step. You will be using AWS Amplify and AWS CDK to kickstart the environment, connecting with a set of backend services such as Amazon API Gateway, AWS Step Functions, AWS Lambda, Amazon CloudFront, Amazon S3, Amazon Kinesis, AWS StepFunctions and many more serverless services.

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM Coffee Break
3:45 PM – 4:30 PM AWS Purpose-built Database Strategy - Darko Meszaros, Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services 

Learn why AWS is building a comprehensive database and analytics platform with purpose-built databases designed to solve specific customer problems. We dive deeper into the operational database services that AWS offers, such as Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon ElastiCache, Neptune graph database. Finally, through a demonstration of Amazon RDS, you get to see how easy it is to use a managed database service.

4:30 PM – 4:45 PM Q&A, Closing Remarks, Course Wrap-up - Yiannis Nasios, Territory Manager, Amazon Web Services

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