Get Trained on the AWS Cloud

Join others that are new to AWS at an AWSome Day in your city: a free, one-day training event delivered by AWS technical instructors.
The day starts with a session highlighting how and why customers are using AWS to develop, deploy and operate secure applications and IT services before breaking into a Technical Track or Business Track.

The technical programme covers AWS foundational services such as Amazon EC2, Amazon S3 and Amazon RDS before closing the day with an introduction to AWS deployment tools and techniques and the next steps that you can take to continue developing your knowledge.

The Business Track is suitable for business leaders who want to explore topics like cost optimisation, security and compliance and hear more about best practices and customer use cases.

  • Gain a deeper understanding of AWS core and application services
  • Learn how to deploy and automate your infrastructure on the AWS Cloud
  • Get your questions answered by our AWS experts
  • Network with the AWS team and your industry peers
  • Technical Track: Technical users including Developers, Engineers, System Administrators and Architects
  • Business Track: Decision makers including IT Managers, Directors and Business Leaders
08:30 - 09:00
09:00 - 09:45  Welcome & Keynote
 Learn how and why customers are adopting the AWS Cloud in this opening session
09:45 - 10:40

AWS Foundations
• AWS global infrastructure
• AWS Management Console (including a demo)

AWS Infrastructure - Part 1
This session will cover:
• Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) concepts, including instance types and families, AMIs, and metadata and user data
• Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) storage concepts, including buckets, objects, and lifecycle management
• Amazon S3 demo

10:40 - 11:00

11:00 - 12:15


11:00 - 12:15

Security, Identity, and Access Management

The session will cover:

• AWS Shared Responsibility Model
• Security measures provided by AWS
• AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
concepts including users, groups, roles and policies
• IAM Demo

Best Practices for Getting Started with AWS

This session will cover 8 best practices you should focus on when getting started with AWS.


12:15 - 13:15
13:15 - 13:55 AWS Infrastructure - Part 2

This session will cover:
• Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) concepts,
including volumes, snapshots, and performance
• Amazon EC2 instance store concepts,
including SSD, swap volumes, and optimizing disk performance
• Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) concepts,
include subnets, security, and networking





Cost Optimisation on AWS

This session will cover tricks, tips and tools that you can use to minimise the costs of running your applications and IT services on AWS.

13:55 - 14:40

AWS Databases

The session will cover:

• Database models (SQL vs. NoSQL)
• Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) concepts, including database instances, security groups, and parameter and option groups
• Amazon DynamoDB concepts, including data model and supported operations

14:40 - 15:00




15:00 - 15:50

AWS Elasticity & Management Tools

The session will cover:

• Auto Scaling concepts, including launch configurations, Auto Scaling groups, and scaling lifecycle
• Elastic Load Balancing concepts, including request routing and Load Balancer Types
• AWS Management Tools, including Amazon CloudWatch and AWS Trusted Advisor

Security & Compliance in the AWS Cloud

In this session, we will introduce the AWS Shared Security Responsibility Model and discuss some of the technical features and security processes that you can take advantage of to ensure that you applications are more secure in the AWS Cloud.

15:50 - 16:00



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Hilton Belfast,
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Clayton Hotel Cork City,
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IET Glasgow: Teacher Building
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Nottingham Conference Centre,
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