Amazon Web Services Conference: What Customers, Developers Need to Know

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2012-07-18
 
 
 

Customer Focus

AWS customers will play a significant role in the conference whether they are running their own sessions or participating in AWS sessions.

Customer Focus

Engaging With Amazon

re: Invent will be an opportunity for attendees to engage directly with AWS solution architects, support teams, service leads, etc.  Attendees can bring their architecture diagram and sit down with solution architects to learn what new tools and features can improve their applications.

Engaging With Amazon

Best Practices for Security and Architecting for High Availability

AWS will provide deep technical sessions for businesses to understand what is appropriate for their organization or applications in terms of both security and high availability.

Best Practices for Security and Architecting for High Availability

Big Data and High-Performance Computing

AWS will have several sessions focusing on big data, analytics and learning how to crunch big data and build super computers.

Big Data and High-Performance Computing

Scaling Quickly, Easily

Attendees will be able to learn from customers and solutions architects about how to spin up and run massive events like the Super Bowl or Cricket World Cup.

Scaling Quickly, Easily

Hands-On Developer Sessions, Boot Camps

Attendees will take home code samples when they complete the hands-on sessions to use for their applications.

Hands-On Developer Sessions, Boot Camps

Cost Savings

AWS will sponsor sessions on understanding total cost of ownership and where customers can increase their cost savings in moving to the cloud.

Cost Savings

Enterprise IT

AWS will hold several sessions dealing with bringing the cloud to current IT environments.

Enterprise IT

Gaming

AWS will demonstrate how new businesses are cropping up on the platform that support using services and tools for game development and what to do when the game takes off quickly.

Gaming

Disaster Recovery Solutions

In light of the possibility and, as recent results convey, the probability of outages, both AWS and AWS partners will discuss what to do in case of service disruptions.

Disaster Recovery Solutions

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