AWSome Day | Technion

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    Date(s) - 23/12/2015
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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    AWS credit for academia participants 


    Read what the IUCC wrote about the event on their website: here

    Materials that were presented during the event can be found online:

    Educators / Students
    These links will work for anyone who is a student / educator at an academic institution in Israel (Not necessarily the Technion).
    As the Technion is an official member of the program, Technion participants will receive more credits.

    These links are valid until the 31th of December and will give an extra 15$ in credits.
    After the 31th of December they should use the standard registration portal:


    Just getting started with the Amazon Web Services Cloud?

    Join us for Amazon Web Services (AWS) AWSome Day, a free one day training event delivered by AWS Technical Instructors. The day starts with a session highlighting how customers are using AWS to develop, deploy and operate secure applications and IT services that improve agility and reduce costs.

    We will then cover 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.
    Attendance is free of charge. However, advance registration is required. 


    Event Details

    Date: wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
    Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
    Location:  Room 1003, Electrical Engineering Faculty, Meyer building, Technion Haifa

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    Who should attend?


    • Technical Users: Developers, Engineers, System Administrators and Architects

    • Decision Makers: IT Managers, Directors and Business Leaders


    Reasons to attend?


    • 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


    On the Day

    9:00am – 9:15am  Welcome
    9:15am – 10:00am  Introduction to AWS
    This session will cover:
    Cloud computing with AWS, AWS global infrastructure, AWS security philosophy
    10:00am – 10:45am  AWS Storage and Content Delivery Services
    This session will cover:
    Key AWS data storage services, Best practices for leveraging cloud storage, How to get your data into AWS, Storage optimization for cost
    10:45am – 11:00am Break
    11:00am – 12:15pm AWS Compute and Networking Services
    This session will cover: 
    Right-sizing your computer workloads with elasticity, Key benefits of Intel® Xeon® processors, Amazon EC2 and pricing model options, Core networking and connectivity services
    12:15pm – 1:15pm Lunch
    1:15pm – 2:00pm AWS Managed Services and Database
    This session will cover:
    Amazon database products and services, Relational vs No-SQL database options, Database caching, Flexible data warehouse options
    2:00pm – 2:45pm AWS Big Data Services
    This session will cover: 
    Processing Big Data with EMR, Data ingestion and stream processing
    2:45pm – 3:00pm Break
    3:00pm – 3:30pm AWS Deployment & Management
    This session will cover: 
    Securing access to your AWS account, Cloud based monitoring, Application deployment automation, Infrastructure as Code
    3:30pm – 3:45pm Closing Remarks