• Re:Invent 2016 session recordings featuring Amazon WorkSpaces breakout sessions from the event
  • Event Replays feature customer sessions and deep dives from re:Invent and Summits
  • Webinars give step-by-step instructions for deployment and management
  • Getting Started Project - a step-by-step guide to help you deploy your first Amazon WorkSpaces
  • Whitepaper describing best practices for deploying Amazon WorkSpaces
  • Documentation provides getting started guides, tutorials and API reference
  • Forum includes discussion of relevant topics with other developers
  • Download the Amazon WorkSpaces client for free on the client download website


Move your desktops to the cloud with Amazon WorkSpaces

re:Invent 2016 - Las Vegas - 11/29/16


Running Graphics Workloads on AWS with Amazon WorkSpaces Graphics Bundles

re:Invent 2016 - Las Vegas - 11/30/16


Extra, Extra! News UK Saves Money with Hourly Amazon WorkSpaces

re:Invent 2016 - Las Vegas - 11/30/16


Zero to Google Chrome in 60 Minutes

re:Invent 2016 - Las Vegas - 11/30/16


Best Practices from the Trenches: Deploy Amazon WorkSpaces Like a Pro

re:Invent 2016 - Las Vegas - 11/30/16

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Getting Started with Amazon Enterprise Applications

2016 AWS Summit - Chicago - 04/19/16

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Why Choose Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon WorkSpaces Application Manager

2016 AWS Summit - Chicago - 04/19/16

Johnson & Johnson - WorkSpaces

Deploying WorkSpaces at scale with Johnson & Johnson

2015 AWS Summit - New York - 07/09/15


Getting Started with Amazon WorkSpaces


Introduction to WorkSpaces

Deploying and Managing Applications in Amazon WorkSpaces



Deploying line of business desktop apps using Amazon WAM


Projects on AWS provide self-service step-by-step guides to help you build and launch services. In this project, you’ll learn how to provision and manage Amazon WorkSpaces cloud desktops. You'll accomplish:

Provision Cloud Desktops using Amazon WorkSpaces, and access them using the Amazon WorkSpaces client application, available for Windows and Mac computers, Chromebooks, iPads, Fire tablets, and Android tablets.

Create a new directory using Microsoft AD and add users. As part of the project, you’ll learn how to assign Amazon WorkSpaces to users in your Microsoft AD.

Perform basic administrative tasks using the AWS Management Console. You’ll learn how to reboot and rebuilt Amazon WorkSpaces, create your own custom image which you can use for provisioning new Amazon WorkSpaces, and remove Amazon WorkSpaces.

You can access this project here

Amazon WorkSpaces is designed to be integrated into existing IT systems and processes. This whitepaper describes best practices for deploying Amazon WorkSpaces and incorporating the service into your infrastructure. It covers network considerations, directory services, user authentication, security, monitoring, and logging. The paper is intended for IT administrators who are responsible for managing end user computing and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) in corporate IT environments. Download whitepaper.

Administration Guide
Helps you get started using Amazon WorkSpaces. You will learn how to quickly and easily provision and maintain one or more WorkSpaces.
HTML | PDF | Kindle

Developer Guide
Describes the API operations for Amazon WorkSpaces.

Administration Guide
Helps you to manage your application catalog and assign applications to your Amazon WorkSpaces users.

User Guide
Learn how to use the applications that have been assigned to you.

In the AWS Discussion Forum, you can ask questions and get answers from the developer community. Many services have their own forum, including Amazon WorkSpaces.