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Re:Invent
Update and Recap
Rochester AWS Meetup Group
Aaron C. Newman
Founder, CloudCheckr
Aaron.Newman@CloudCheckr.com
De...
Agenda:
• Overview of Re:Invent 2013
• What Happened

• Recap videos – Jeff Barr
Overview of Re:Invent 2013
High level details
•

Roughly 5000 people last year 9000 this year

•

Sold out on Oct. 21 – 3 weeks before open

•

Venet...
Sessions
• Nearly 200 sessions split into 13 tracks and 4 experience levels
•

• Architecture (ARC)

•

• Application Serv...
What Happened?
Hackathon
• The re:Invent Hackathon
–

http://reinvent.awsevents.com/files/aws-hackathon.pdf

• 1-day challenge (Nov 12th,...
Training and Certification
• AWS Certifications designate individuals who
demonstrate technical knowledge, skills and prof...
Events
• Day 1 Key Note
– Andy Jassy, Senior Vice President, AWS
– http://bit.ly/IGgDN4

• Day 2 Key Note
– Dr. Werner Vog...
CloudTrail (beta)
• AWS CloudTrail is a web service that records AWS API
calls for your account and delivers log files to ...
Demo:

CloudTrail
Amazon Workspaces
• Amazon WorkSpaces is a fully managed desktop
computing service in the cloud
• http://aws.amazon.com/wo...
RDS PostgreSQL Support
• Amazon RDS supports PostgreSQL open source database
• Free Tier & Multi-AZ/Provisioned IOPS suppo...
Recap Videos from Jeff Barr
Day 1 Recap
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EOTZc2P85M
Day 2 Recap
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJfp6qfsPjY
Day 3 Recap
...
Questions?

Questions on:
• AWS Re:Invent
• AWS In General

• Suggestions for next meeting
Thank You for Attending
NEED YOU TO SPREAD THE WORD
Bring 2 or 3 more people next time
Aaron Newman is the Founder
of Clou...
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  1. 1. Re:Invent Update and Recap Rochester AWS Meetup Group Aaron C. Newman Founder, CloudCheckr Aaron.Newman@CloudCheckr.com December 4, 2013
  2. 2. Agenda: • Overview of Re:Invent 2013 • What Happened • Recap videos – Jeff Barr
  3. 3. Overview of Re:Invent 2013
  4. 4. High level details • Roughly 5000 people last year 9000 this year • Sold out on Oct. 21 – 3 weeks before open • Venetian Hotel – overflowed into Wynn and Encore. • 200+ Sponsors – from around the world • According to Gartner, AWS has 5 times more deployed cloud infrastructure as their next 14 competitors have...in aggregate • In a day, AWS adds as much new infrastructure as they had used to run the entire Amazon business when it was a $7B business • AWS supports over 600 government agencies and 2400 educational institutions
  5. 5. Sessions • Nearly 200 sessions split into 13 tracks and 4 experience levels • • Architecture (ARC) • • Application Services (SVC) • • Big Data + HPC (BDT) • • Compute + Networking (CPN) • • Databases (DAT) • • Deployment + Management (DMG) • • Enterprise IT (ENT) • • Digital Media (MED) • • Mobile (MBL) + Gaming (GMG). • • Partners • • Security (SEC) • • SDK + Tools (TLS) • • Storage (STG)
  6. 6. What Happened?
  7. 7. Hackathon • The re:Invent Hackathon – http://reinvent.awsevents.com/files/aws-hackathon.pdf • 1-day challenge (Nov 12th, 2013) • Charities provide “IT Challenges” • early team forming (to save time) • hacking • judging • prizes
  8. 8. Training and Certification • AWS Certifications designate individuals who demonstrate technical knowledge, skills and proficiency with AWS services. To help you validate your expertise with AWS, we will be offering certification exams at this year’s conference. • Registration for certification exams at AWS re:Invent is now open. You can click on the links below to learn more and register for the exam of your choice. – AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Level – AWS Certified Developer – Associate Level (Beta) – AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate Level (Beta)
  9. 9. Events • Day 1 Key Note – Andy Jassy, Senior Vice President, AWS – http://bit.ly/IGgDN4 • Day 2 Key Note – Dr. Werner Vogel, CTO of Amazon Web Service – http://bit.ly/18p7kwM • Day 2 Party – Dead Mau5 (DJ wearing a Mouse head)
  10. 10. CloudTrail (beta) • AWS CloudTrail is a web service that records AWS API calls for your account and delivers log files to you • With CloudTrail, you can get a history of AWS API calls for your account, including API calls made via the AWS Management Console, AWS SDKs, command line tools, and higher-level AWS services (such as AWS CloudFormation). • Compliance – Continuous monitoring (huge for the government)
  11. 11. Demo: CloudTrail
  12. 12. Amazon Workspaces • Amazon WorkSpaces is a fully managed desktop computing service in the cloud • http://aws.amazon.com/workspaces/ • Pricing • Desktop as a Service – “The WorkSpaces announcement took the financial markets by surprise, leaving them wondering about the future of Citrix’s andVMware’s positions in the DaaS marketplace”
  13. 13. RDS PostgreSQL Support • Amazon RDS supports PostgreSQL open source database • Free Tier & Multi-AZ/Provisioned IOPS support • Version 9.3.1 • Live Demo • Other – RDS enforces full encryption – this greatly improves the security of data at rest – RDS automatically backs up databases across regions – huge improvements to disaster recovery and availability
  14. 14. Recap Videos from Jeff Barr
  15. 15. Day 1 Recap http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EOTZc2P85M Day 2 Recap http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJfp6qfsPjY Day 3 Recap http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJfp6qfsPjY
  16. 16. Questions? Questions on: • AWS Re:Invent • AWS In General • Suggestions for next meeting
  17. 17. Thank You for Attending NEED YOU TO SPREAD THE WORD Bring 2 or 3 more people next time Aaron Newman is the Founder of CloudCheckr (www.cloudcheckr.com) Please contact me with additional questions at: aaron.newman@cloudcheckr.com
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