Bootcamps

Our in-person bootcamps are your chance to get in-depth knowledge and training from AWS experts. This year, we’re offering Technical Bootcamps, APN Partner Accreditation Bootcamps, and AWS Certification Exam Readiness Workshops.

Hands-on Labs

Hands-on Labs are open Tuesday – Friday. Choose from more than 100 training lab topics and learn at your own pace with step-by-step scenarios in a live practice environment. Labs take 30-60 minutes to complete. Walk-ups are welcome.

New! Spotlight Labs – AWS Instructor-led lab sessions. Learn more.

Bootcamps

Bootcamps are an opportunity to dive deep into existing skills and learn new ways of working with AWS. This year, we’re offering Technical Bootcamps, APN Partner Accreditation Bootcamps, and AWS Certification Exam Readiness Workshops. Bootcamps are offered on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, and run either half a day (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM or 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM) or a full day (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM). You can choose to take one or more bootcamps based on your schedule.

Device Requirements for Bootcamps: All students taking a bootcamp must bring their own laptop (no tablets). Laptops must have a dual-core processor with 4GB of RAM. We also recommend having the current version of Chrome or Firefox installed.

To register for one or more bootcamp(s), you must first register for the re:Invent conference. Each bootcamp costs $225 - $600 on top of the re:Invent conference pass. Please click the “learn more” button to view the price for each bootcamp.

Technical Bootcamps

Technical Bootcamps are for end users responsible for designing, developing, and implementing cloud-based solutions on AWS. These sessions give you the chance to learn from experienced AWS Instructors and solutions architects who bring their extensive technical skills and real-world experience to each class. Each full-day class includes a mix of instructor-led presentations and hands-on lab exercises.

Partner Bootcamps

Partner Bootcamps are offered exclusively to members of the AWS Partner Network (APN). These sessions help APN Partners gain a greater understanding of how AWS solutions address customer business requirements. APN Partner Accreditations, which will help your team meet APN training requirements, are awarded upon successful competition of a Partner Bootcamp.

AWS Certification Exam Readiness Workshops

AWS Certification Exam Readiness Workshops are open to all customers and partners preparing for an AWS Certification exam. These workshops will go over the structure of an exam and help you interpret the concepts being tested so you can better eliminate incorrect responses.

Bootcamps


Introductory

AWS Solutions Training for Partners: AWS for Windows

This four-hour, introductory-level bootcamp for APN Consulting Partners focuses on AWS best practices that align AWS case studies and solutions with Windows and Microsoft application challenges faced by small/medium and enterprise businesses. This bootcamp provides a variety of industry examples that focus on identifying Windows and Microsoft applications to run on AWS services. You will learn how AWS conducts effective discovery conversations and how AWS aligns Windows and Microsoft application solutions to our customers’ key business initiatives. AWS has solutions and services to support all of your customers’ Microsoft applications, from Windows workloads, to Microsoft SQL Server and Line of Business (LoB) Applications, and Windows Corporate Applications. Customer success stories, Windows solution examples, and interactive activities will be leveraged to enhance learning.

For APN Partners Only

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Secrets to Successful Cloud Transformations

This is a one-day, introductory-level bootcamp that teaches you how to select the right strategy, people, migration plan, and financial management methodology needed when moving your workloads to the cloud. This bootcamp provides guidance on how to build a holistic cloud adoption plan and how to hire people who will execute that plan. You will learn best practices for choosing workloads to migrate from your on-premises environment to AWS. In addition, you will also learn best practices for managing your AWS expenses and dealing with internal chargebacks.

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Advanced

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Expert

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Certification Readiness

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional Workshop

This one-day workshop is intended for individuals who are preparing for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional exam. The AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional exam validates technical expertise in provisioning, operating, and managing distributed application systems on the AWS platform. This workshop walks you through how the exam is structured, including question formats, content domains, and a breakdown of the domains. It also teaches you how to interpret the concepts being tested by a question so that you can better eliminate incorrect responses. During the workshop, you will apply knowledge and test DevOps concepts through a series of practice exam questions and a lab. This workshop is designed to complement the DevOps Engineering on AWS course.

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AWS Certified Developer – Associate Workshop

Designed to complement the course Developing on AWS, this half-day workshop is intended for individuals who are preparing for the AWS Certified Developer – Associate exam. This workshop reviews what to expect at the testing center and while taking the exam. It walks you through how the exam is structured, including question formats, content domains, and the breakdown of questions across those domains. You’ll also learn how to interpret the concepts being tested by individual questions so that you can better eliminate incorrect responses. During the workshop, you will apply knowledge and test concepts through a series of practice exam questions.

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Spotlight Labs

This year, we are offering Spotlight Labs. In these sessions, an AWS Instructor will guide you step-by-step through a lab. Spotlight Lab sessions are one hour and a half in duration and we recommend you reserve a seat in advance.

Spotlight Lab - Advanced Amazon Redshift: Data Loading

In this lab, you will experiment with and compare different types of data loading scenarios using Amazon Redshift. You will create tables, load data using Amazon S3 and Amazon Data Pipeline, load from a remote host, and practice troubleshooting data loading errors. You will conclude the lab by practicing cleanup steps.

Tuesday, November 29, 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Spotlight Lab - Serverless Architectures Using Amazon CloudWatch Events and Scheduled Events with AWS Lambda

In this lab, you will learn how to use a Lambda function with CloudWatch events to monitor the creation of an Amazon EC2 instance, using a Lambda function you create manually. In the second part of the lab, you will create a Lambda function from a blueprint to alert you to a CloudWatch alarm, with notification through an Amazon SNS topic.

Wednesday, November 30, 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Spotlight Lab - Programming Amazon DynamoDB with .NET

In this lab, you will understand the use of AWS Toolkit for .NET and leverage Amazon DynamoDB for application development. You will also learn the basic steps required to install Microsoft Visual Studio Community Edition and the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio and build an application in C# that leverages DynamoDB using the AWS SDK for .NET.

Wednesday, November 30, 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Spotlight Lab - Deploy a Java EE Application on AWS Elastic Beanstalk Using Docker Containers

In this lab, you will learn how to install a Java EE application into JBoss Wildfly, running in a custom Docker Container. In the second part of the lab, you will then deploy your container to AWS Elastic Beanstalk.

Thursday, December 1, 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Training and Certification Schedule

Pre-Day


Monday, November 28

7:00am — 7:30pm

AWS Certification Exams

8:00am — 5:00pm

Bootcamps

1:00pm — 5:00pm

AWS Certification Lounge

Day 1


Tuesday, November 29

7:00am — 7:30pm

AWS Certification Exams

8:00am — 6:00pm

AWS Certification Lounge

8:00am — 4:00pm

Hands-on Labs

8:00am — 5:00pm

Bootcamps

4:00am — 5:30pm

Spotlight Lab

Day 2


Wednesday, November 30

7:00am — 10:00pm

AWS Certification Exams

7:30am — 6:00pm

AWS Certification Lounge

8:00am — 4:00pm

Hands-on Labs

8:00am — 5:00pm

Bootcamps

4:00am — 5:30pm

Spotlight Lab

7:00am — 8:30pm

Spotlight Lab

8:30pm — 12:00am

Late Night Hands-on Labs

Day 3


Thursday, December 1

7:00am — 6:30pm

AWS Certification Exams

8:00am — 5:00pm

AWS Certification Lounge

8:00am — 4:00pm

Hands-on Labs

4:00am — 5:30pm

Spotlight Lab

5:30pm — 7:30pm

AWS Certification Appreciation Reception

Day 4


Friday, December 2

7:00am — 2:30pm

AWS Certification Exams

8:00am — 12:00pm

AWS Certification Lounge

9:00am — 12:00pm

Hands-on Labs