AWS News Blog

Category: Events

Follow My AWS Road Trip

After four months of planning and over 500 emails, I am less than 48 hours away from the start of my 5,000 mile road trip! I have created the AWS Road Trip site to give you the opportunity to follow my journey. I will be posting photos, videos, maps, and more as I make my […]

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Startup Weekend and AWS – Better Together

Have you ever been to a Startup Weekend event? In the space of 54 hours starting on a Friday evening (here’s a typical schedule), participants pitch business ideas, form teams, implement their ideas, and present their work before a panel of judges. Along the way there’s time for some coaching and a quick lesson in […]

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AWS at the University Hacker Olympics

We were pleased to be able to sponsor the University Hacker Olympics event earlier this year. Held in San Francisco, the event attracted 100 student scholars from 25 universities. The students competed for a chance to win over $150,000 in travel and other prizes. As a platium sponsor, we provided AWS credits to all contestants, […]

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Meet the AWS Team at SxSW

Several of my colleagues on the AWS team are heading to South by Southwest (SxSW) this year. If you are planning to be there, they’d be overjoyed to meet you. We have a booth, two AWS sessions, and some special events: Amazon BoothThe AWS team will be at the Austin Convention Center during SxSW Interactive […]

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AWS Cloud Storage for the Enterprise

There are a lot of storage options available to AWS users — Amazon S3, Elastic Block Storage, and the AWS Storage Gateway, along with ancillary services such as Amazon CloudFront for content distribution, AWS Direct Connect for dedicated network connections, and Amazon Elastic MapReduce for large-scale data processing. Our customers are using these services to […]

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Upcoming: AWS Data Summit, Boston (and more live events)

Customers are using the AWS cloud to work with data of all shapes and sizes, whether that’s recommending restaurants, or providing situation awareness for robots. Analytics-based workflows like these are a great fit for the utility, elastic model of the cloud, so we were very pleased to invite five customers to our upcoming data summit to […]

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