Join others that are new to AWS at the AWSome Day in Utrecht: 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 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     LUNCH BREAK        
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

Security & Compliance in the AWS Cloud

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


15:40-16:00     Closing Remarks        
Adrian Hornsby New





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



November 14, 2017

08:30 - 16:00

Hotel Theater Figi

Het Rond 2, 3701, HS Zeist