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What’s Hot at AWS Pop-up Lofts in September

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The end of summer marks an exciting time as we’ll be opening a third AWS Pop-up Loft, this one in London! The London AWS Pop-up Loft opens on September 10 and will have a similar vibe and structure to the Lofts in New York and San Francisco. The London Loft already has a full schedule of activities planned for the second half of September which you can check out here.

London Loft

With three Lofts, September is definitely an action-packed month: featured events include an Amazon API Gateway Day, Chef Bootcamps, a session on funding options for growing tech startups, and an IoT hack day. You can find information on all three Lofts here, and below is a peek at some highlighted activities this month.

London: Featured Loft Events in September

Scale the Technology for Your Startup with AWS

Join AWS at this session and learn how to architect an infrastructure to handle going from zero to millions of users. From leveraging highly scalable AWS services to making smart decisions on building out your application, you’ll learn a number of best practices for scaling your infrastructure in the cloud.
Friday September 11, 10am [London]

Achieving Agility with Control in FS on AWS

Agility is the number one goal for Financial Services customers moving to AWS. But why is agility important and how can AWS help you achieve agility with control? In this presentation you’ll learn why Financial Services customers are choosing AWS, and how they achieve agility with the control that is required working in a regulated environment.
Wednesday September 16, 3pm [London]

Chef Bootcamp: A Taste of Chef on AWS

Chef is a configuration management and automation framework that can help AWS customers safeguard their infrastructure, manage complexity, and accelerate time to market. This is a hands-on introduction to Chef with a specific focus on AWS integration.
Daily: Monday September 21 — Thursday September 24, 10am [London]

New York: Featured Loft Events in September

Amazon API Gateway Day

Join us for a day focused on Amazon API Gateway, a new fully managed service that makes it easy for developers to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. A morning session will provide an overview and cover key features of Amazon API Gateway, and the afternoon session will include a deep dive on API Gateway and discuss specific use cases.
Thursday, September 10, 10am & 2pm [New York]

Chef Bootcamp: A Taste of Chef on AWS

Chef is a configuration management and automation framework that can help AWS customers safeguard their infrastructure, manage complexity, and accelerate time to market. This is a hands-on introduction to Chef with a specific focus on AWS integration.
Daily: Monday September 14 — Thursday September 17, 10am [New York]

How to Implement Top 10 AWS Security Best Practices with Evident.io

These top ten are put together by both AWS and Security practitioners, over several years of AWS deployment. You will discover how most of these controls are very easy to implement and will go a very long way to ensuring your success on AWS.
Thursday, September 24; 6:30pm & Friday, September 25; 10am [New York]

San Francisco: Featured Loft Events in September

ClearScale Customer Showcase + Premier Partner Party

Join ClearScale and AWS for a customer showcase and party to celebrate ClearScale becoming an AWS Premier Consulting Partner. Joint customers will showcase their AWS infrastructure and app/deployment specifics. You’ll get an insider’s look into the latest use cases and innovative deployments with AWS, all while making friends and enjoying food, drinks, and a live DJ!
Wednesday, September 16, 6pm [San Francisco]

Funding Options for Growing Technology Companies

What’s important for your next phase of growth? New key hires? Product development? Marketing and sales? How are you going to raise the capital you need make these things happen? Attend this session to learn what options make sense for different types of companies at different growth stages.
Tuesday, September 29, 6pm [San Francisco]

IoT Hack Day: AWS Pop-up Loft Hack Series-Sponsored by MediaTek Labs

Join developers, AWS engineers and other IoT ninjas for an IoT Hack Day from the AWS Pop-up Loft Hack Series. We will teach you how to build a connected maraca — a unique IoT device app that leverages Amazon Kinesis, AWS Lambda, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Cognito and many other services.
Friday, September 11, 10am [San Francisco]

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