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


  • New users of AWS
  • Technical users including Developers, Engineers, System Administrators and Architects

08:30 - 09:00


09:00 - 09:40

   Welcome & Keynote
 Learn how and why customers are adopting the AWS Cloud in this opening session


09:40 - 10:45



Introduction to AWS

•AWS Cloud Infrastructure  
• AWS Management console (including demo)
• AWS services overview



10:45-11:00   BREAK

AWS Infrastructure

• 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 (including demo)
• Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) concepts,including volumes, snapshots, and performance

Benefits of Cloud Computing

This session will focus on AWS Cloud benefits for new customers


12:15-13:15     LUNCH BREAK        
13:15 - 13:55

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

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

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.

14:40-15:00     BREAK        
15:00 - 15:40

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

Partnering with AWS


In this session, we will be focusing on the benefits of becoming an APN Partner, and learning how we can support AWS customers together


    Closing Remarks
16:00 - 16:30     Drinks & Networking
Adrian Hornsby New




Vladimir Simek


Technical Evangelist Nordics & Baltics, AWS

Adrian is a technical Evangelist and works with customers of all sizes, from start-ups to large enterprises, to help them adopt AWS. He is passionate about helping customers address their business needs by crafting highly scalable, flexible and resilient cloud architectures




Solutions Architect, Central & Eastern Europe, AWS

Vladimir has 15 years industry experience with servers infrastructure design and operations, virtualization, cloud computing, security and compliance, and consulting. As Senior Solutions Architect at AWS helps companies in Central and Eastern Europe with their journey to the cloud. He is passionate about open source technologies, Python and AWS.



March 9, 2017

08:30 - 16:00

De Meervaart Theatre

Meer en Vaart 300, 1068, LE Amsterdam, Netherlands


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