AWS Briefing Dublin - Introduction to AWS


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From the AWS Briefing that took place at Croke Park, Dublin on 20 March 2014. Includes the following:

What is Cloud Computing and what are its benefits?
Who is using AWS and what are they using it for?
What are AWS’s products & how do I use them to run my workloads?

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AWS Briefing Dublin - Introduction to AWS

  1. 1. An Introduction to AWS Ian Massingham – Technical Evangelist @IanMmmm AWS DUBLIN BRIEFING ©, Inc. and its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. Who is using AWS and what are they using it for? What are AWS’s products & how do I use them to run my workloads? What is Cloud Computing and what are its benefits? Learning about Cloud Computing with AWS
  3. 3. What is Cloud Computing?
  4. 4. Deep experience in building and operating global web scale systems About Amazon Web Services ? …get into cloud computing? How did Amazon…
  5. 5. Consumer Business Tens of millions of active customer accounts 8 countries: US, UK, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, China, Italy Seller Business Sell on Amazon websites Use Amazon technology for your own retail website Leverage Amazon’s massive fulfillment center network IT Infrastructure Business Cloud computing infrastructure for hosting web-scale solutions Hundreds of thousands of registered customers in over 190 countries
  6. 6. The Benefits of Cloud Computing with AWS CAPEX to OPEX Increase Innovation You don’t need to Guess Capacity Go Global Lower Total Cost No Undifferentiated Heavy Lifting
  7. 7. Who is using AWS and what are they using it for?
  8. 8. Powering the Most Popular Internet Brands Find out more at :
  9. 9. Trusted by Enterprises Find out more at :
  10. 10. S&P Capital IQ Uses AWS for Big Data Processing Provides data to 4200+ top global investment firms Launched Hadoop faster, Learned Hadoop faster S3 Hadoop Cluster Find out more at :
  11. 11. Lionsgate uses AWS To host SharePoint & SAP Avoided data center build out Saved $1M over 3 years 50% lower cost than hosting options Amazon VPC Find out more at :
  12. 12. Samsung Improved their Product Experience with AWS Saved $34 Million 85% savings versus traditional hosting Find out more at :
  13. 13. What are AWS’s products and how do I use them to run my workloads?
  14. 14. AWS Services AWS Global Infrastructure Application Services Networking Deployment & Administration DatabaseStorageCompute
  15. 15. AWS Global Infrastructure 9 Regions 25 Availability Zones Continuous Expansion
  16. 16. Architected for Enterprise Security Requirements “The Amazon Virtual Private Cloud [Amazon VPC] was a unique option that offered an additional level of security and an ability to integrate with other aspects of our infrastructure.” Dr. Michael Miller, Head of HPC for R&D
  17. 17. Compute Services Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling Elastic Load Balancing Actual EC2 Elastic Virtual servers in the cloud Dynamic traffic distribution Automated scaling of EC2 capacity
  18. 18. Amazon WorkSpaces
  19. 19. Networking Services Amazon VPC AWS DirectConnect Amazon Route 53 Private, isolated section of the AWS Cloud Private connectivity between AWS and your datacenter Domain Name System (DNS) web service. Availability Zone B Availability Zone A
  20. 20. Storage Services Amazon EBS EBS Block storage for use with Amazon EC2 Amazon S3 Images Videos Files Binaries Snapshots Internet scale storage via API AWS Storage Gateway S3, Glacier Integrates on- premises IT and AWS storage Amazon Glacier Images Videos Files Binaries Snapshots Storage for archiving and backup
  21. 21. Amazon AppStream
  22. 22. Database Services Amazon RDS Amazon DynamoDB Managed relational database service Managed NoSQL database service Amazon ElastiCache In-Memory Caching Service DBA
  23. 23. Big Data Services Amazon EMR (Elastic Map Reduce) AWS Data Pipeline Hosted Hadoop framework Move data among AWS services and on-premises data sources Amazon Redshift Petabyte-scale data warehouse service
  24. 24. Amazon Kinesis
  25. 25. Deployment & Administration AWS IAM (Identity & Access Mgmt) Manage users, groups & permissions AWS Elastic Beanstalk Automate resource management AWS CloudFormation Templates to deploy & manage Web App Enterprise App Database AWS OpsWorks Dev-Ops framework for application lifecycle management
  26. 26. AWS CloudTrail
  27. 27. Our Ecosystem Allows You to use your Existing Management Tools Single Pane of Glass Management Tool Partners
  28. 28. We support a wide range of technologies
  29. 29. Next let’s build a web application…
  30. 30. Design your application for the AWS Cloud More details on the AWS Architecture Center at :
  31. 31. What is the next step and how do I take it?
  32. 32. We typically see customers start by trying our services Get started now at :
  33. 33. AWS Training & Certification on Demonstrate your skills, knowledge, and expertise with the AWS platform self-paced-labs Try products, gain new skills, and get hands-on practice working with AWS technologies Skill up and gain confidence to design, develop, deploy and manage your applications on AWS CertificationSelf-Paced Labs Training
  34. 34. Ian Massingham – Technical Evangelist @IanMmmm @AWS_UKI for local AWS events & news @AWScloud for Global AWS News and Announcements ©, Inc. and its affiliates. All rights reserved.