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 or an IT professional who wants to access cost-effective, on-demand computing resources and other services that will help you build, deploy and operate your applications and other IT workloads, this event is for you.

Please join Amazon Web Services for a free introductory session in one of the 5 cities we will be visiting in the coming weeks: Dublin, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Manchester and Bristol. We will cover some of the most popular Amazon Web Services products: Amazon Elastic Compute Service (EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon CloudFront, Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS) and Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS).

  • Understand: The benefits of cloud computing, including: no upfront investment and low ongoing costs, together with improved agility, flexible capacity and the ability to go global in minutes
  • Discover: How AWS customers are using cloud computing to deliver successful projects
  • Learn: What cloud computing is with AWS
  • Hear: About the AWS services and how you can use them to run your applications and other IT workloads
  • Systems Administrators, Solutions Architects, IT Professionals, Developers and anyone who is new to cloud computing or those who are familiar with the concept and want to learn more.
City Venue Date AWS Customer Story
Croke Park 11 June 2014
Edinburgh APEX Waterloo Place 17 June 2014
Cambridge DoubleTree Hilton 25 June 2014 Haven Power
Manchester DoubleTree Hilton 8 July 2014 Liverpool Football Club
Bristol AT Bristol 10 July 2014 Superdry
On the Day
09:30am - 10:00am Registration
10:00am - 10:45am Presentation – AWS 101 - Introducing the concepts behind AWS such as utility computing and elasticity, we'll take you through everything on offer in AWS
10:45am – 11:00am AWS Customer Story
11:00am - 11:15am Coffee Break
11:15am - 12:00pm Tips & tricks for getting started with AWS - This session outlines best practice guidance from AWS, tips and tricks and common pitfalls that you should avoid in order to ensure that your first steps with AWS are successful.