Technical Hands-On Session on AWS

Developing applications on Amazon Web Services (AWS) or moving your business into the cloud is more straightforward than you think. Whether you are a developer eager to learn new skills, a solutions architect who wants to solve existing technology problems, the IT professional who wants access to cost-effective, on-demand computing resources, this workshop is for you.

Please join us for a FREE introductory hands-on session on some of the most popular Amazon Web Services: Amazon Elastic Compute Service (EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon CloudFront, Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS) and Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS).

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Why you should attend:

    Learn practical hands-on techniques of managing an AWS cloud and get your AWS technical questions addressed by our technical expert. Some of the topics covered will include:

  • Running a web server on Amazon EC2, creating a security group, public/private keys, attaching an Elastic IP address and creating an AMI from an EC2 snap-shot.
  • Creating and uploading an object to Amazon S3.
  • Creating content distributions using Amazon CloudFront.
  • Creating and managing an Amazon EBS volume.
  • Creating a single-region RDS configuration and modifying the RDS instances to be multi-region.

Who should attend:

  • Systems Administrators, Solutions Architects, IT Professionals, Developers and anyone who has a technical competency and interest to get an introductory hands-on session on AWS.
  • Workshop Pre-Requisites: (1) Have an active AWS account for the following services: Amazon S3, Amazon CloudFront, Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS, otherwise sign up for a free account at prior to the workshop (2) Bring your own laptop. Laptop needs to be running on Linux/MacOS/Windows, is installed with any of the following browsers: Firefox 2.X and later, Safari 3.X and later, Internet Explorer 7.X, and is WiFi enabled.


2:00pm to 2:30pm Arrival, Registration & Set-Up
2:30pm to 3:30pm Introduction, Demo and Hands-On: Amazon S3 and Amazon CloudFront
3:30pm to 3:40pm Coffee Break
3:40pm to 5:30pm Introduction, Demo and Hands-On: Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS and Amazon RDS
5:30pm Event Ends
When & Where
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Room 1201, Level 12
123 Queen Street
Melbourne, 3000, Australia

Tuesday, Mar 6, 2012
2:00pm to 5:30pm
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