AWSome Day Ft. Lauderdale 2018

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AWSome Day 2018

Join Us for AWSome Day in Ft. Lauderdale

This free, one-day training 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.

AWSome Day is ideal for IT 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.



8:00am – 9:00am Registration & Ask an AWS Expert
9:00am – 9:15am Welcome
9:15am – 9:50am AWS History

  • The History of AWS
  • AWS Global Infrastructure
  • AWS Management Console (including a demo)
9:50am – 10:45am AWS Infrastructure, Part 1

  • Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) concepts, including instance types and families, AMIs, and metadata and user data
  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) storage concepts, including buckets, objects, and lifecycle management
  • Amazon S3 demo
10:45am – 11:15am Break
11:15am – 12:30pm AWS Infrastructure, Part 2

  • Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) concepts, including volumes, snapshots, and performance
  • Amazon EC2 Instance Store Concepts, including SSD, swap volumes, and optimizing disk performance
  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) concepts, include subnets, security, and networking
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch & Ask an AWS Expert
1:30pm – 2:10pm Security, Identity, and Access Management

  • AWS Shared Responsibility Model
  • Security Measures provided by AWS
  • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) concepts, including users, groups, roles, and policies
  • IAM Demo
2:10pm – 2:55pm
AWS Databases

  • Database models (SQL vs. NoSQL)
  • Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) concepts, including database instances, security groups, and parameter and option groups
  • Amazon DynamoDB concepts, including data model and supported operations
  • Provisioned Throughput
2:55pm – 3:15pm
3:15pm – 3:55pm
AWS Elasticity & Management Tools

  • Auto Scaling concepts, including launch configurations, Auto Scaling groups, and scaling lifecycle
  • Elastic Load Balancing concepts, including request routing and Load Balancer Types
  • AWS Management Tools, including Amazon CloudWatch and AWS Trusted Advisor
3:55pm – 4:00pm
Closing Remarks
4:00pm – 4:30pm Ask an AWS Expert

Featured Sponsor
Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Greater Fort Lauderdale-Broward County Convention Center at 1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 (view map)