The AWS Lofts are a place where startups and developers can meet over coffee, work on their apps, attend educational sessions, and get in-person answers to AWS technical questions – all at no cost.

Gain hands-on experience through free technical workshops on serverless, containers, IoT, and more. Or, sharpen your business acumen by attending best practice sessions that include PR, legal, and funding. Plus, network and learn first-hand from other hot startups, VCs, and accelerators.

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October 16-19

Databse Week is an opportunity to learn about Amazon’s rapidly expanding family of managed database services. These services provide easy, scalable, reliable, and cost-effective ways to manage structured data in the cloud.

Learn how to get started, how to support your applications, and how to scale.

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October 25

AWS Chalice Day

Serverless applications make it easy for you to run your code without managing servers. AWS Chalice is a serverless Python framework for getting your serverless application up and running in minutes. At this event, learn how to build a full development pipeline for a serverless application using AWS Chalice...

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November 7

AWS Open Source Community Night

Please join us for Open Source Community Night, an evening of engaging talks and networking with like-minded developers passionate about open source projects. You’ll hear from Mike Barrett, Head of Operations Engineering at Remind, who will address what makes an open source project successful and what makes one fail. Then you’ll hear from a number of AWS community heroes, who will discuss the creation of and best practices for the GitHub Open Guide to AWS...

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10AM-5:30PM

Data Warehousing and Data Lakes

9:30AM-10:00AM | Check-In

10:00AM-11:00AM | Getting Started with Amazon Redshift: Level: 200

11:00AM-12:00PM | Best Practices for Migrating your Data Warehouse to Amazon Redshift: Level: 200

12:00PM-1:00PM | Lunch (will be provided)

1:00PM-2:00PM | Deep Dive on Amazon Redshift: Level: 300

2:00PM-3:00PM | Streaming Data Analytics with Amazon Redshift and Kinesis Firehose: Level: 200

3:00PM-3:15PM | Break

3:15PM-5:30PM | Hands-on Lab: Amazon Redshift: Level: 200

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Mixed levels
10AM-6PM

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10AM-7:30PM

Non-Relational Databases

9:30AM-10:00AM | Check-In

10:00AM-11:30AM | Deep Dive on Amazon DynamoDB: Level: 200

11:30AM-12:30PM | DynamoDB Design Workshop: Level: 300

12:30PM-1:30PM | Lunch (will be provided)

1:30PM-3:00PM | Unleash the Power of Redis with Amazon ElastiCache: Level: 200 (requires understanding of database services)

3:00PM-5:00PM | Hands-on Lab: Amazon ElastiCache: Level: 200

5:30PM-7:30PM | Customer Appreciation Event: Level: 100

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10AM-6PM

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10AM-5:30PM

Relational Databases

9:30AM-10:00AM | Check-In

10:00AM-11:00AM | Introduction to Amazon Relational Database Service: Level: 100

11:00AM-12:00PM | What’s New in Amazon Aurora: Level: 300

12:00PM-1:00PM | Lunch (will be provided)

1:00PM-2:00PM | What’s New in Amazon RDS for Open-Source and Commercial Databases: Level: 300

2:00PM-3:00 PM | Migrating to Amazon RDS with Database Migration Service: Level: 200

3:00PM-3:15PM | Break

3:15PM-5:30PM | Hands-on Lab: Amazon Aurora and AWS Database Migration Service: Level: 200

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Mixed levels
6:30PM-8:30PM

AWS Well-Architected Pizza & Learn Workshop

Learn how to build and improve the quality of your AWS applications using our architectural best practices.

The Well-Architected workshop is a free, advanced-level hands-on event that helps customers develop AWS workloads that are reliable, secure, cost-optimized, and high-performing. Attendees can use the program to learn about AWS best practices, run a Well-Architected review on their workload, identify areas of improvement, and build a plan for remediation.

Recommend prerequisites: Strong working knowledge of AWS core services and features, as well as previous architectural experience.

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Mixed levels
10AM-6PM

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10AM-4PM

Data with Search

9:30AM-10:00AM | Check-In

10:00AM-11:00AM | Introduction to Amazon Elasticsearch Service: Level: 200

11:00AM-12:00PM | Adding Search to Relational Databases: Level: 200

12:00PM-1:00PM | Lunch (will be provided)

1:00PM-2:00PM | Adding Search to Amazon DynamoDB: Level: 200

2:00PM-4:00 PM | Hands-on Lab: Microservices for Search and Query Build a flexible infrastructure that includes Amazon databases and search. Level: 200

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Mixed levels
10AM-6PM

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10AM-6PM

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10AM-4PM

AWS Chalice Day

AWS Chalice is a serverless Python framework for getting your Serverless application up and running in mere minutes!   Serverless applications make it easy for you to run your code without managing servers. During the source of the day, we show how to build a full development pipeline for a serverless application using AWS Chalice. We will cover authoring a RESTful service, and deploying the application to multiple stages using CodePipline, CodeBuild and the Serverless Application Model. We will teach you how to test your code and troubleshoot issues. By the end of the day, you will have enough information to build a solid continuous delivery pipeline for your production Python serverless application.

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Mixed levels
3PM-6PM AWS Customer Co-working Customers with a Valid Account ID
10AM-6PM

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12PM-6PM

Cloud, Containers, & Cocktails

Join AWS and Red Hat architects at the AWS Loft in San Francisco for a half-day, guided, hands-on lab on Red Hat® OpenShift Container Platform and Red Hat Gluster Storage, hosted on AWS. You’ll leave this event with a better understanding of broadly adopted cloud technology, whether you’re using Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform on AWS or in an on-premise environment...

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6PM-9PM

AWS Open Source Community Night

Please join us for Open Source Community Night, an evening of engaging talks and networking with like-minded developers passionate about open source projects. You’ll hear from Mike Barrett, Head of Operations Engineering at Remind, who will address what makes an open source project successful and what makes one fail. Then you’ll hear from a number of AWS community heroes, who will discuss the creation of and best practices for the GitHub Open Guide to AWS...

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Optiv AWS Cloud Security Workshop - Private

AWS and Optiv present a one-day cloud security workshop to learn how to apply security best practices on AWS with focuses on infrastructure security and application security.

Hear from AWS and Optiv security experts and solution architects, who will share their field experiences and lessons learned so you can be aware of blind spots and avoid pitfalls. We will also bring industry leading security ISVs to share their insights on emerging trends in cyber security. 

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StartSe + ONEVC Panel

How to raise your first seed round with institutional VCs from Silicon Valley.

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4PM-8PM AWS and Xignite Host Fintech Happy Hour during SF Fintech Conference - Private Private Event
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