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The AWS Online Tech Talks is a selection of live online presentations that cover a broad range of topics at varying technical levels. These tech talks feature technical sessions led by AWS solutions architects and engineers, live demonstrations, customer examples and Q&A with AWS experts.

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Presenter:

Tony Nguyen, Senior Consultant, AWS

Time: June 1, 2017 l 10:30 - 11:30 AM Pacific Time

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Businesses are migrating their analytics, data processing (ETL), and data science workloads running on Apache Hadoop, Spark, and data warehouse appliances from on-premise deployments to Amazon EMR in order to save costs, increase availability, and improve performance. Amazon EMR is a managed service that lets you process and analyze extremely large data sets using the latest versions of over 15 open-source frameworks in the Apache Hadoop and Spark ecosystems. This tech talk will focus on identifying the components and workflows in your current environment and providing the best practices to migrate these workloads to Amazon EMR. We will explain how to move from HDFS to Amazon S3 as a durable storage layer, and how to lower costs with Amazon EC2 Spot instances and Auto Scaling. Additionally, we will go over common security recommendations and tuning tips to accelerate the time to production.
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Identify best practices to migrate from on-premise deployments to Amazon EMR
  • Understand how to move data from HDFS to Amazon S3
  • Use Amazon EC2 Spot instances to save costs

Who Should Attend:

  • Hadoop Developers, Data Scientists, Database Administrators, IT Decision Makers

Presenter:

David Pellerin, Business Development Manager, AWS

Time: May 30, 2017 l 10:30 - 11:30 AM Pacific Time

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Amazon EC2 Elastic GPUs allow you to easily attach low-cost graphics acceleration to current generation EC2 instances. With Elastic GPUs, you choose the GPU resources that are sized for your workload, so you can accelerate the graphics performance of your applications for a fraction of the cost of stand-alone graphics instances. In this tech talk, we will provide a deep dive on the capabilities of Elastic GPUs and its use case.
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Get an overview of Elastic GPUs
  • Dive deep on the technical capabilities of Elastic GPUs
  • Learn best practices when using Elastic GPUs

Who Should Attend:

  • IT Administrators, 3D Application ISVs, Users interested in running 3D applications in the cloud

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Presenter:

Joseph Idziorek, Sr. Product Manager, Amazon DynamoDB

Time: May 30, 2017 l 9:00 - 10:00 AM Pacific Time

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Developers who build applications for ad tech, finance, gaming, IoT, and other performance sensitive use cases require response times in the range of 1-2 milliseconds. They are also constantly pushing to further reduce this latency to achieve a competitive advantage. Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) is a fully-managed, highly-available, in-memory cache for DynamoDB that delivers up to a 10x performance improvement – from milliseconds to microseconds – even at millions of requests per second. In this tech talk, we go over best practices for multiple use cases, including gaming, Ad Tech, IoT, and we’ll explore new features to help you get the most out of your DynamoDB database, including DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX), TTL, Tagging, VPC Endpoints for DynamoDB. Learn how customers have successfully used these features to deploy their applications.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn about the benefits and features to help you get the most out of your DynamoDB database
  • Learn how customers have successfully used these features to deploy their applications

Who Should Attend:

  • Developers, Database Administrators, and Business Leaders considering in-memory acceleration solutions for new or existing applications

Presenter:

Ed Murray, Software Development Manager, AWS

Time: May 31, 2017 l 12:00 - 1:00 PM Pacific Time

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Moving or replicating your databases to the cloud should be simple and inexpensive. AWS has recently enhanced the AWS Database Migration Service and the AWS Schema Conversion Tool with new data sources to increase your migration options. You can now export from MongoDB databases and Greenplum, IBM Netezza, HPE Vertica, Teradata, Oracle DW and Microsoft SQL Server data warehouses to AWS. Learn how to export and migrate your data and procedural code with minimal downtime to the cloud database of your choice, including cloud-native offerings such as Amazon Aurora, Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Redshift.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the use cases for migrating or replicating databases to the cloud
  • Learn about the benefits of cloud-native databases for performance and costs reduction
  • See how AWS Database Migration Service helps with your migration
  • See how AWS Schema Conversion Tool makes conversions simple and quick

Who Should Attend:

  • Technical Decision Makers, IT Managers, Software Developers, Database Administrators, Data Analysts

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Presenter:

Nirav Kothari, Principal Consultant, AWS

Time: May 31, 2017 l 10:30 - 11:30 AM Pacific Time

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Many businesses have a large portfolio of existing applications running on-premises today and are interested in moving those workloads to AWS in order to achieve cost savings and enable business agility. Planning a large-scale migration to the cloud takes time and effort, as well as expertise and tools to ensure success along the way. AWS has developed a framework to help customers plan and execute large-scale migration programs, consisting of a comprehensive methodology, a set of tools, and partners with deep subject expertise. In this tech talk, you will learn about foundational milestones to achieve in your migration journey, how to analyze your application portfolio, plan and execute your migration project, and enable your organization to operate on the cloud. This framework leverages our experiences and best practices in assisting organization around the world with their migration programs.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand what encompasses a large-scale migration and the key business drivers for this change
  • Learn the stages of adopting the AWS Cloud and key activities to complete before considering a large-scale migration
  • Learn how to analyze your application portfolio and classify it against common migration patterns
  • Discover the tools and techniques to help streamline your migration activities
  • Learn program management and governance techniques to ensure success

Who Should Attend:

  • Technology Leaders, Cloud Architects, Application Owners

Presenter:

Akhtar Hossain, Solutions Architect, AWS
Tom Staab, Partner Solutions Architect, AWS

Time: May 31, 2017 l 8:30 - 10:00 AM Pacific Time

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You can use AWS services like Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS to quickly build, deploy, scale and manage your SQL Server databases, which helps you build more agile applications. This session will cover best practices for running SQL Server on AWS. We will discuss how to choose between Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS. The lab portion of this webinar will lead you through the steps to launch and configure your first Microsoft SQL Server instance on Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) and connect it to Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio.

Join the hands-on-lab webinar and receive access to valuable online training. After the webinar, you can take your learning even further with free access to advanced and expert-level labs.

Learning Objectives:
  • Create an Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) SQL Server instance
  • Connect to the RDS instance using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
  • Import data into the database

Who Should Attend:

  • IT Professionals who want to take advantage of the benefits of cloud computing to run development and test workloads, Microsoft SQL Server databases, web hosting services

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Presenter:

AWS Expert

Time: May 25, 2017 l 9:00 - 10:00 AM Pacific Time

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AWS Device Farm is an app testing service that lets you test and interact with your Android, iOS, and web apps on many devices at once, or reproduce issues on a device in real time. In this tech talk, you’ll learn how to automate interactions with your Android application. We’ll then demonstrate how to run those tests across many real devices in parallel with AWS Device Farm. Finally, we will discuss the current Device Farm testing promotion for extended testing minutes and months to give you more time to set-up, fine-tune, integrate, and scale your testing and release process.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn about common automation challenges
  • Get an overview of the Espresso framework and AWS Device Farm
  • Create tests with Espresso
  • Run tests on Device Farm and interpret results
  • Understand the Device Farm testing promotion program

Who Should Attend:

  • Technical Decision Makers, Mobile Application Developers, Mobile Application QA

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Presenter:

Quint Van Deman, Sr. Business Development Manager, AWS

Time: May 25, 2017 l 10:30 - 11:30 AM Pacific Time

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Enabling users to log into AWS with their single-sign on (SSO) credentials helps you manage access to the AWS Management Console and AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) more easily. By using identity federation and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), you can manage user access to AWS with Microsoft Active Directory (AD) or your existing identity provider (IDP). This deep-dive webinar will cover advanced AWS federation techniques, such as federating access for multiple AWS accounts, and provide an end-to-end demonstration of how to configure standards-based Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) federation for your AWS accounts.
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Enable users to sign into the AWS Management Console and AWS CLI using AD or SSO credentials
  • Manage user access to AWS using AD and IDPs
  • Configure SAML federation for your AWS environment
  • Integrate your AWS account with third party IDPs
  • Setup federation for multiple AWS accounts securely

Who Should Attend:

  • Enterprise Architects, IT Administrators, Security Professionals

Presenter:

Nihar Bihani, Sr Mgr, Product Mgmt - Tech, Amazon CloudFront

Time: May 30, 2017 l 12:00 - 1:00 PM Pacific Time

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In this tech talk, you will learn how you can better defend your websites and cloud infrastructure from cyberattacks using edge services from AWS, such as Amazon CloudFront, AWS Shield and AWS WAF. You will go behind the scenes to see how edge services help mitigate common DDoS attacks, how to use advanced protocols and ciphers, and how to enforce end-to-end HTTPS connections. You will also learn how to use additional features like AWS WAF's IP and bot blocking to implement tailored and advanced protection.

Learning Objectives:
  • Discover how to secure your cloud infrastructure with Amazon CloudFront, AWS Shield and AWS WAF
  • Learn how to offload security heavy-lifting to the AWS Edge
  • Learn about the built-in security in Amazon CloudFront
  • Get tips on how to develop an adaptive security strategy for your cloud

Who Should Attend:

  • Technical Decision Makers, IT Developers, Software Developers, Engineers

Presenter:

Chris Munns, Senior Developer Advocate, AWS Lambda

Time: June 1, 2017 l 12:00 - 1:00 PM Pacific Time

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When building applications with AWS Lambda, you need a way to easily model and deploy the resources in your serverless application such as Lambda functions, APIs, Amazon DynamoDB tables, and more. The AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) is an open source specification which defines simplified syntax for expressing serverless resources. In this session, we will teach you the essentials of using AWS SAM to model and deploy serverless applications in a simple and repeatable manner. You will learn best practices for using AWS SAM and how to deploy it using services like AWS CloudFormation and AWS CodePipeline.
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Learn how to build serverless applications in a simple and repeatable manner
  • Understand the fundamentals of the AWS Serverless Application Model
  • Gain best practices for serverless application development

Who Should Attend:

  • Developers, Software Development Engineers, DevOps Engineers, Architects

Presenter:

Edward Naim, Product Head, Amazon Web Services

Time: June 1, 2017 l 9:00 - 10:00 AM Pacific Time

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The vast majority of applications and workloads interact with data storage via a file system interface and require file system semantics. As businesses move to the cloud they require storage resources that integrates with their existing applications and tools. In this technical session, we will explore file storage with Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) and its targeted use cases. Attendees will learn about the Amazon EFS features and benefits, how to identify applications that are appropriate for use with Amazon EFS, and details about its performance and security models. We will highlight and demonstrate how to deploy Amazon EFS in our most common use cases and will share tips for success throughout.
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Recognize why and when to use Amazon EFS and the economic benefits versus other solutions
  • Understand key technical, performance, and security concepts
  • See Amazon EFS in action with live demo

Who Should Attend:

  • Application owners who operate or build file-based applications, and application developers

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