AWS Builders Online Series

Your quick start to AWS

AWS Builders Online Series

AWS Builders Online Series is a free online event hosted by AWS experts, covering core AWS concepts, best practices, and expert advice to help you start your first workload on AWS.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you can learn something new at AWS Builders Online Series.
Join us to deepen your skills on topics such as web applications, database, security, cloud economics and storage.

Agenda

Duration
Sessions & Synopsis

Introductory guide to AWS cost management and efficiency

In addition to providing greater agility, scalability, security, and resilience, AWS’s scale allows customers to run more affordably than what can be achieved with on-premises IT infrastructure. Join us to learn how customers can run their AWS environment in a cost efficient way. We cover tips and tools for static website hosting on Amazon S3, scheduling Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS, cheaper pricing options, tagging, cost transparency, and billing. We also cover some of the recent product announcements that help you manage and reduce cost.

Speaker: Peter Shi, Cloud Financial Management BDM, AWS
Duration: 30 mins

AWS Purpose-Built Database Strategy: The Right Tool for The Right Job

Learn why AWS is building a comprehensive database and analytics platform with purpose-built databases designed to solve specific customer problems. We dive deeper into the operational database services that AWS offers, such as Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon ElastiCache, and the new Amazon Neptune graph database. Finally, through a demonstration of Amazon RDS, you get to see how easy it is to use a managed database service.

Speaker: Blair Layton, Business Development, Database, AWS
Duration: 30 mins

Move fast and be secure on AWS cloud

The cloud enables every business to have enterprise-grade security. You don't have to have a dedicated security team to have strong security in the cloud. You can enable your teams to move fast and maintain a high bar for security. In this session, we illustrate how you can easily raise your security posture without the need of a dedicated security team.

Speaker: Shane Baldacchino, Solutions Architect, ANZ, AWS
Duration: 30 mins

Host your static website on Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

Amazon S3 enables several workflows such as archive, backup, cloud-native apps, and data lake for all sizes of businesses. In this session, we focus on a simple yet compelling use case with Amazon S3. You are going to learn how to host your static website with a critical focus on security with a combination of AWS services such as Amazon CloudFront, Amazon Route 53, Lambda@Edge. The session is going to cover the end-to-end demo for hosting your website.

Speaker: Kumar Nachiketa, Storage Partner Solutions Architect, AWS
Duration: 30 mins

Closing - re:Invent Recap

Speaker: Gabe Hollombe, Senior Developer Advocate, AWS
Duration: 30 mins

Building serverless applications that scale

In this session, we build a simple web app that interacts with a serverless backend through a GraphQL API powered by AWS AppSync. We cover the basics of getting started using React to render a web app that talks to AWS services via the AWS Amplify JavaScript SDK and command line tooling, and we see how to use AWS AppSync to host a secure and scaleable GraphQL endpoint with data backed by Amazon DynamoDB, the serverless NoSQL data store from AWS.

Speaker: Gabe Hollombe, Senior Developer Advocate, AWS
Duration: 30 mins

Featured Topics

Cost-optimized architectures

Cost-optimized architectures

Purpose-built databases

Purpose-built databases

Cloud-powered security

Cloud-powered security

Migrate unstructured data

Cloud Storage Services

Build a scalable web application

Build a scalable web application

Featured Speakers

Shane Baldacchino Solutions Architect  AWS, ANZ

Shane Baldacchino
Solutions Architect, ANZ,
AWS

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Kumar Nachiketa Storage Partner Solutions Architect, AWS

Kumar Nachiketa
Storage Partner Solutions Architect, AWS

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Blair Layton Business Development Manager, Database, AWS, ASEAN

Blair Layton
Business Development, Database,
AWS

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Peter Shi Cloud Financial Management BDM  AWS, APAC

Peter Shi
Cloud Financial Management BDM, AWS

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Gabe Hollombe Senior Technical Evangelist, AWS, APAC

Gabe Hollombe
Senior Technical Evangelist,
AWS

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Shane is a passionate technologist that cut his teeth in web-hosting by keeping some of Australia's most popular websites online before running architecture functions for some of the world largest food manufacturers. He has a blend of both development and infrastructure backgrounds. Shane is an enthusiastic maker and his house is often referred to as 'SkyNet'. Shane has been at AWS for the last two years and has had the opportunity to work with businesses of all sizes and industries, and whilst being technologist, he is able to communicate technical solutions effectively all the way through to executive audiences. Shane is advocate of all facets of automation and is committed to helping customers leverage the AWS cloud to drive innovation and customer value. 

Kumar Nachiketa is a Storage Partner Solutions Architect at AWS. He loves helping our partners and customers in making a better architectural or design decision with AWS storage. He also works with the AWS engineering team to advising their roadmaps. He has been speaking in various forums on data storage topics. Before AWS, he worked in organizations like IBM, Oracle, spent over 13 years in the storage industry. He’s recently been interested in identifying and working towards inefficiency in existing storage workflows and making it better by using a modern approach such as cloud storage, Serverless.

Blair is a passionate, enthusiastic, and successful IT professional with nearly 20 years of experience in ANZ, EMEA, and APAC. Managing employees and working with customers from different countries gives Blair an understanding of the diverse IT markets across the world. He’s had varied experiences over his IT career, starting in software development before progressing to project management, technical training, product evangelism, product management, sales training, business development, and management. Throughout his career, he’s maintained his interest in the core technology of the day.

Peter helps AWS customers maximize their business value realization on AWS with a focus on optimizing spend. He has worked with hundreds of customers, guiding them on their cost management and optimization journey, answering questions such as the following: What is the IT spend? What is its business purpose? Who is responsible? What is the forecast? How efficient is the spend ? Where is there optimization potential? What are the most relevant tools and collateral for this use case?

Gabe is a software developer and technical evangelist for AWS, where he stays current on cloud computing best practices and services, learning how customers innovate on AWS, building exciting demos, and sharing his knowledge and passion with the world. Gabe has more than 15 years of experience building robust, scalable, and well-tested systems across a variety of industries. From on-demand online tutoring to large-scale federated identity and user management to data processing for a constellation of nano-satellites, Gabe has been building on AWS since 2009. These days Gabe is most excited about serverless, mobile, DevOps, and AI/ML.

FAQs

Q: Where is AWS Builders Online Series hosted?
AWS Builders Online Series is an online event. After completing the online registration, you will receive a confirmation email containing the login link that you will need to access the platform.

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: 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 completing the online registration process, you will receive a 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.
aws-apac-marketing@amazon.com

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