Just getting started with the Amazon Web Services Cloud?

Join others that are new to AWS at the AWSome Day, 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.

We will then cover 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.


  • 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 users including Developers, Engineers, System Administrators and Architects
08:30 - 09:00       REGISTRATION
09:00 - 09:40        Welcome & Keynote
 Learn how and why customers are adopting the AWS Cloud in this opening session
09:40 - 10:45      

AWS Foundations

AWS global infrastructure
AWS Management Console (including a demo)

AWS Infrastructure - Part 1

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

10:45-11:00       BREAK
11:00 - 12:15 TECHNICAL TRACK
11:00 - 12:15

AWS Infrastructure

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

Best Practices for Getting Started with AWS

This session will cover how you by using the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF)  can build a comprehensive approach to cloud computing across your organization. We will also look at 8 best practices you should focus on when getting started with the AWS Cloud.

12:15 - 13:15
13:15 - 13:55

Security, Identity, and Access Management

AWS Shared Responsibility Model

Security measures provided by AWS

AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) concepts including users, groups, roles and policies

IAM Demo

Cost Optimisation on AWS

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

13:55 - 14:40

AWS Databases

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

9 Security Best Practices you should implement today

In this session you will learn security best practices that will help you define your Information Security Management System (ISMS) and build a set of security policies and processes for your organization so you can protect your data and assets in the AWS Cloud.

14:40 - 15:00




15:00 - 15:40

AWS Elasticity & Management Tools

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

Partnering with AWS

In this session, you will learn how utilize the AWS Partner Ecosystem and how to use it to accelerate your cloud journey. You will learn how to find the right partner to help your business to move forward.


15:40- 16:00       CLOSING REMARKS
16:00 - 16:30        Ask an AWS Architect