Sponsor: AMD

 13 July, 2023

Jumpstart your cloud journey with AWS

AWS Builders Online Series is designed to enable you with core AWS concepts, step-by-step architectural best practices including demonstrations to help you get started and accelerate your success on AWS. Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you can learn something new and explore techniques to build, secure and deploy your first workload on AWS.

Learn the fundamentals and start building on AWS today!

Track 1: Build your applications track

Track 2: AWS fundamentals track

Track 3: Getting started with AWS startup & training and certification track

Track 4: Optimize Windows, Oracle & SAP workloads on AWS track

Event Highlights

Live opening keynote & 15 sessions


Live opening keynote & 15 sessions
Join Kris Howard, Head of Dev Relations, APJ, AWS as she shares best practices around cloud security. Gain valuable cloud knowledge from AWS experts on a broad range of getting started topics across 4 breakout tracks.

Technical demos


Technical demos
Gain hands-on experience with step-by-step guides and technical demos.

 Why attend?

Get expert tips and hands-on demos on sessions around web and mobile applications, remote work solutions, DevOps, databases, storage, and more.

 Who should attend?

This getting started series enables builders with the right skills to build and deploy fit-for-purpose solutions. Whether you are new or simply curious about AWS, join us to learn more.

Session Timings
  • Australia

    GMT+10 (AEST)
    Timing 1: 10:00am
    Timing 2: 2:30pm

    New Zealand

    GMT+12 (NZST)
    Timing 1: 12:00pm
    Timing 2: 4:30pm

  • Singapore / Malaysia / Philippines

    Timing 1: 8:00am
    Timing 2: 12:30pm
    Timing 3: 5:00pm


    Timing 1: 7:00am
    Timing 2: 11:30am
    Timing 3: 4:00pm


    GMT+7 (WIB)
    Timing 1: 07:00
    Timing 2: 11:30
    Timing 3: 16:00


    GMT+5 (PKT)
    Timing 1: 5:00am
    Timing 2: 9:30am
    Timing 3: 2:00pm

  • India

    GMT+5.30 (IST)
    Timing 1: 5:30am
    Timing 2: 10:00am
    Timing 3: 2:30pm

    Sri Lanka

    GMT+5.30 (SLT)
    Timing 1: 5:30am
    Timing 2: 10:00am
    Timing 3: 2:30pm

  • Japan

    GMT+9 (JST)
    Timing 1: 9:00am
    Timing 2: 1:30pm
    Timing 3: 6:00pm

  • Korea

    GMT+9 (KST)
    Timing 1: 9:00am
    Timing 2: 1:30pm
    Timing 3: 6:00pm

Session Description
  • Keynote
  • Opening keynote

    Cloud Fundamentals: What every builder needs to know (Level 100)

    Looking to secure your workloads on AWS and optimize for sustainability but don't know where to start? This session is for you. We cover the fundamental AWS security building blocks that can be easily applied to your workloads, regardless of the type of workload you're running. Whether it's a web application, a data pipeline, or a machine learning model, we will show you how to apply best practices for securing your data, networking, access control, and more. Additionally, we share valuable tips and tools so you can build and implement solutions that align with your organization's sustainability goals.

    Kris Howard, Head of Dev Relations, APJ, AWS
    Trevor Kennedy, Principal Solutions Architect, AWS

  • Build your applications
  • Build your applications

    Learn the tools, frameworks and processes to build resilient and highly-available applications that scale and respond in milliseconds.

    The transformative power of modern applications (Level 100)

    In this session, discover how leveraging modular architecture patterns, modern operational models, and agile development processes on AWS can enhance your business outcomes with modern applications. We share key practices and technologies, such as containers and serverless services, that are crucial for successful modernization initiatives and business transformation. Gain valuable insights on how modern applications can help your organization innovate faster, reduce risk, time to market, and total cost of ownership, and overcome contemporary market challenges. Additionally, learn how modern applications can enable your organization to disrupt your respective markets and avoid disruption.

    Speaker: Cameron Senese, Principal Container Specialist, AWS

    Deploy containerized web applications in minutes (Level 200)

    AWS App Runner simplifies the deployment of web applications and APIs to the cloud, regardless of the programming language used. This means that even teams with no prior experience in container deployment or infrastructure management can easily deploy their applications. In this session, we show you how to build and deploy containerized web applications on AWS App Runner. Learn how App Runner automatically scales your application based on requests and load-balances traffic, making it ideal for applications that experience unpredictable traffic spikes.

    Speaker: Tuan Huynh, Cloud Application Architect, AWS

    Getting started with serverless applications (Level 200)

    Serverless computing allows you to build and run applications without the need for managing servers. You can develop web, mobile, and IoT backends, run stream processing or big data workloads, run chatbots, and more, without worrying about the infrastructure. In this session, we show you how to get started with serverless computing using AWS Lambda. With Lambda, you can run your code without provisioning or managing servers. Discover why serverless is an excellent toolset for experimenting with new ideas and how the modularity and extensibility of serverless applications enable you to start small and quickly add features. We introduce you to the broader portfolio of AWS services that can help you build serverless applications with AWS Lambda, including Amazon API Gateway, Amazon DynamoDB, and more. Additionally, we use the AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) tool to build our serverless applications and deploy them via code.

    Speaker: Tomas Mihalyi, Serverless Specialist (Enterprise Support), AWS

    Getting started with DevOps by implementing IaC and release pipeline on AWS (Level 200)

    DevOps is a holistic approach that encompasses cultural philosophies, practices, and tools aimed at enhancing development velocity to deliver applications faster. Adopting DevOps practices empowers organizations to better serve customers and gain a competitive edge in the market. Infrastructure as Code and release pipeline with CI/CD are two of best practices in DevOps, and considered the best entry for builders who just getting started with DevOps. In this session, discover how you can implement IaC and CI/CD using the AWS Cloud Development Kit through the step-by-step demos. Join us and get a comprehensive understanding of IaC and CI/CD concepts, the AWS services that you can leverage, and the developer tools that enable seamless integration with your development workflow.

    Speaker: Donnie Prakoso, Principal Developer Advocate, AWS

    Increase availability with AWS observability solutions (Level 100)

    Performance monitoring is an important part of any application. By understanding the health of your application, you know whether it’s functioning as expected and can proactively react when it becomes unhealthy. To provide access to critical resources when needed and also limit the potential financial impact of an application outage, a highly available application design is critical. We show you how to add monitoring, logging, and distributed tracing to your applications, using Amazon CloudWatch and AWS X-Ray to increase the availability of your applications. Join this session to learn how AWS observability solutions can help you proactively detect, efficiently investigate, and quickly resolve operational issues. All of which help you manage and improve your application’s availability.

    Speaker: Derek Bingham, Senior Developer Advocate, AWS

  • AWS fundamentals
  • AWS fundamentals

    Learn the fundamentals and best practices to help you get started on AWS.

    Build modern applications with fully-managed purpose built databases (Level 200)

    Modern day highly distributed applications require diverse data models. Builders are looking for the right database to meet their application’s unique requirements for functionality, performance, and scale. The one-size-fits-all approach of using a relational database for everything no longer works. In this session, learn how you can pick the right AWS purpose-built database to meet the scale, performance, and manageability requirements when building your modern data infrastructure and applications.

    Speaker: Surendar Munimohan, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, Databases, AWS

    Bring AWS to you with Hybrid Cloud Storage (Level 100)

    As more and more customers seek to take advantage of the benefits of cloud storage, many find themselves struggling to find a way to connect their on-premises applications and systems with the cloud without sacrificing low-latency access or rapid data transfer. In this session, we show you how AWS hybrid cloud storage architectures can help you overcome these challenges. Learn how these architectures enable you to connect your on-premises applications and systems to cloud storage, reducing costs, minimizing management burden, and unleashing the full potential of your data. By leveraging hybrid cloud storage, you can maintain low-latency access to your data while benefiting from the scalability, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness of cloud storage.

    Speaker: Naim Mucaj, Storage Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS

    Building your first serverless SaaS applications (Level 200)

    Modern SaaS applications are increasingly reliant on serverless technologies. Serverless aligns naturally to the SaaS value proposition, enabling teams to better align their infrastructure costs with the activity of their system’s tenants. This session will look at how and where serverless constructs can be applied within your SaaS architecture, highlighting the natural fit between the needs of multi-tenant environments and operational/agility goals of SaaS organizations. As part of this, we’ll look at the Serverless SaaS reference architecture, an open source implementation using AWS serverless services built by the AWS SaaS Factory that can be used to build your SaaS business, spanning compute, storage, messaging, and other infrastructure components.

    Speaker: Zp Bappi, Senior Partner Solutions Architect | SaaS Factor, AWS

    How AMD’s leadership in cloud computing performance, energy and cost efficiency can help you optimize your cloud spend and save costs (Level 100)

    AWS and AMD is a great combination in providing powerful yet cost effective solutions in hosting your most important workloads on cloud. In this session, we explore how AMD technologies outperform other offerings in the market, offer better and more portable security solutions for your sensitive data workloads, and understand how AMD achieve energy consumption and sustainability goals that fit your global aspirations. Many customers have already benefited from optimizing their cloud spend by switching to AMD solutions on AWS, by upgrading from older generation on premise servers or cloud instances, to newer AMD instances on AWS, to achieve higher performance at lower cost. This session demonstrates how you could achieve the same to drive greater cost savings for your organization, and generate more agility while doing so.

    Speaker: Paul Skaria, Regional Solutions Lead-APJ, AMD

    Cloud cost optimization fundamentals (Level 100)

    AWS enables you to take control of cost and continuously optimize your spend, while building modern, scalable applications to meet your needs. AWS's breadth of services and pricing options offer the flexibility to effectively manage your costs and still keep the performance and capacity you require. Establishing best practices early in your journey can help you establish the right processes and behaviors to ensure success when you hit scale while meeting your financial needs. Join this session to learn the cost optimisation fundamentals and best practices that you can implement while building effective applications.

    Speaker: Kunal Pansari, Solutions Architect, AWS

  • Getting started with AWS startup & training and certification
  • Getting started with AWS startup & training and certification

    Learn the fundamentals and best practices to help you get started on AWS.

    Getting started with AWS Startup Programs and building your MVP on AWS (Level 100)

    The AWS Activate program is designed for startups and early-stage entrepreneurs, offering the resources needed to kickstart their journey on AWS. As a startup, building a minimum viable product (MVP) is a critical step, but it's also an unusual process. Unlike a prototype, MVPs prioritize the necessary features so that you can get to market quickly and then add additional features as you scale. In this session, we'll provide a quick glimpse of the tools and methodologies available for building your MVP on AWS. From cloud infrastructure to developer tools and services, AWS provides a comprehensive suite of resources to help you bring your MVP to market quickly and efficiently.

    Nicha Suebwonglee, Venture Capital Business Development Manager, AWS
    Zahra Zahid, ASEAN Startup Solutions Architect Manager, AWS

    Getting started with AWS Training and Certification (Level 100)

    Whether you are new to the AWS Cloud or looking to explore new services but unsure where to start, AWS Training and Certification has you covered. Our extensive range of resources are designed to help you build and validate your cloud skills across a variety of topics, ranging from beginner to advanced levels. Join us to discover our free training programs, personalized learning plans, and tools that will accelerate your AWS knowledge and skills, enabling you to accomplish more in less time. Our comprehensive approach to training also includes valuable insights into job roles in the cloud, the benefits of becoming AWS certified, and the best methods to prepare for your exam.

    Speaker: Jack Romanous, Technical Trainer, AWS

  • Optimize Windows, Oracle & SAP workloads on AWS
  • Optimize Windows & SAP workloads on AWS

    Get best practices and concepts to move and modernize your business-critical applications for higher availability, faster deployment and better productivity.

    Rapidly modernize your Microsoft applications on AWS (Level 200)

    AWS is a great place to run your Microsoft applications. More and more customers are moving away from traditional licensing products & lean towards more cloud native technologies. In this session, you will learn AWS tools such as .NET porting assistant and AWS Microservice extractor that allow you to quickly modernize your legacy Microsoft infrastructure. We will also explore how an open-source project called Babelfish for Aurora PostgreSQL allows you to easily move away from expensive Microsoft SQL server and start building on PostgreSQL with minimal code changes to your app.

    Speaker: Sriwantha Attanayake, Senior Partner Solutions Architect, AWS

    Build your Serverless Application Integrations for your ERP Applications on AWS (Level 200)

    Companies running Enterprise ERP Applications on AWS, such as Oracle E-Business Suite, SAP or Salesforce, always need to integrate them for business process automation & efficiency. Here at AWS, we have a suite of services, mostly serverless, that make it easy to implement and operate your integrations, at a fraction of a typical cost of an integration platform. In this session, we cover some general integration patterns (REST, SOAP, GraphQL, Events, File Based) and their architectures on AWS.

    Speaker: Ryan Niu, Senior Solutions Architect, AWS

    Accelerate your analytics journey with SAP data (Level 200)

    Do you want to accelerate your transformation with data from your SAP system? Customers find value in leveraging data from their SAP environments and combining it with other data in an open ecosystem. In this session, we demonstrate how this can be achieved using accelerators that are now available for customers. We also show you how you can bring your SAP data into AWS within just a few clicks, stage the data in a business process aware way, and make predictions from that data using AWS services.

    Peter Perbellini, ERP on AWS Specialist Solutions Architecture Lead, APJ, AWS
    Allison Quinn, Senior Analytics Solutions Architect, AWS

  • Japanese
  • Bahasa Indonesia
  • Thai
Level 100

Sessions are focused on providing an overview of AWS services and features, with the assumption that attendees are new to the topic.

Level 200

Sessions are focused on providing best practices, details of service features and demos with the assumption that attendees have introductory knowledge of the topics.


1. Where is AWS Builders Online Series hosted?
2. Who should attend AWS Builders Online Series?
3. Are there sessions in other languages?
4. What is the price to attend AWS Builders Online Series?
5. Can I get a confirmation of my AWS Builders Online Series registration?
6. How can I contact the online conference organizers?

Q: Where is AWS Builders Online Series hosted?
AWS Builders Online Series is an online event. After filling up the registration form, you will receive a confirmation email.

Q: Who should attend AWS Builders Online Series?
Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you can learn something new at AWS Builders Online Series. AWS Builders Online Series is designed to help you develop the right skills to design, deploy, and operate infrastructure and applications.

Q: Are there sessions in other languages?
The online series is available in English, Japanese, KoreanBahasa Indonesia, and Thai.

Q: What is the price to attend AWS Builders Online Series?
AWS Builders Online Series is a free online event.

Q: Can I get a confirmation of my AWS Builders Online Series registration?
After filling up the registration form, you will receive a confirmation email. Please reach out to us if you do not receive the confirmation email.

Q: How can I contact the online conference organizers?
If you have questions that have not been answered in the FAQs above, please email us.

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