All sessions will be delivered by subject matter experts, AWS engineers, and Solutions Architects or expert customers who can share their real world experiences and lessons learned.
Whether you are just getting started with AWS, migrating to the cloud or ready to learn more about the latest AWS solution, there is a session for you.
Sessions designed to give an overview of the AWS service or feature with the assumption that attendees are new to the topic. These sessions highlight basic use cases, features, functions, and benefits.
Sessions will dive deeper into the topic. Presenters assume the audience is familiar with the topic but may or may not have direct experience implementing a similar solution. Code may be shared but will not be the primary focus of the session.
Sessions are for customers who are familiar with the topic and have implemented a solution on their own already. Presenters will spend much of the session on code, covering best practices, advanced tricks, and future developments in the technology.
Architecting cloud-based applications presents new opportunities and challenges. The Architecture track will help both novice and advanced cloud architects reimagine their IT perspective and leverage AWS to design highly available, performant and cost effective solutions. Whether you are deploying new workloads, migrating existing applications, or optimizing your existing Cloud infrastructure, these sessions will help you rethink availability, cost, operations, service management, hybrid architectures, and more.
Big data is being used to transform businesses, increase efficiency, and drive innovation. The AWS Cloud has a comprehensive portfolio of analytics services to help you process data of any volume and automate how you put that data to work for your organization. Sessions on the Big Data & Analytics track will provide best practices, architectural design patterns, and in-depth discussions of Hadoop, Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Kinesis, and a variety of other data services.
Amazon EC2 and its family of related services enable customers to incubate ideas, start new ventures, consolidate datacenter operations, and scale fast-growing business to millions of users. The Compute track will showcase examples of how you can take advantage of a growing platform in every stage of the IT lifecycle. You will learn about all the latest features, how to operate at scale and how to efficiently manage your compute resources.
Attend the Databases track to learn how to setup, operate and scale relational, NoSQL and analytic databases and data warehouses in the cloud. We’ll teach you about getting started, system architecture, running production environments, security, scalability and manageability. We’ll go deep into Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift, Amazon ElastiCache and Amazon Aurora.
This track is for developers wanting to learn the best practices for building cloud applications. AWS and the community provide a variety of developer tools and a collection of SDKs across many programming languages. The engineers who build the AWS tools will demonstrate how to optimize your applications using our SDKs, and increase your productivity using our toolkits and command line interfaces. You will also see how tools from our ecosystem can help improve your cloud development experience.
The DevOps track is targeted at developers, administrators, and DevOps teams. These sessions will provide deep technical coverage of services including AWS OpsWorks, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS CloudFormation and AWS CodeDeploy. Sessions will feature demos, code samples, and real world customer use cases focused on application deployment, continuous integration, resource provisioning and configuration design patterns, cost tracking and optimization, and data collection and transformation.
Mobile, AAA, and MMO game developers alike are leveraging AWS to deliver compelling experiences for their games. In this track, you’ll learn which AWS services are most relevant for gaming, to help you quickly develop a game backend that can scale from 1,000 to 1,000,000 players. We will cover common features such as leaderboards, game analytics, asynchronous gameplay, online multiplayer servers, multi-region deployments, and cloud streaming. You’ll hear from real world game companies that are using AWS to power their games, who will share best practices and lessons learned. We will also highlight services from the Amazon AppStore that can help you monetize your game, as well as emerging trends in gaming we’re seeing.
Cloud enables many benefits for organizations of all sizes. Adopting cloud is a journey, requiring a thoughtful strategy to optimize the benefits enabled by cloud. This track is for anyone interested in key considerations in technology, people, process and business to enable organizations to build a strategy for successful cloud adoption. We will explore how to select projects for the cloud, how to improve economics, how to plan and execute migrations, and how to manage change in large-scale IT transformations to cloud. We’ll hear key lessons learned and best-practices from successful cloud journeys, presented by customers, partners, and experts from AWS.
The pace of innovation in apps for mobile and connected devices isn’t slowing down any time soon. Whether you are a mobile developer topping the charts in the app store, a connected device solution builder, or a business trying to be “Mobile-first”, the cloud is a critical part of your solution, enabling you to build fast and scale easily. The Mobile Developer & IoT track will help you understand AWS' latest portfolio of mobile optimized services as well as how to leverage the full power of the AWS Cloud Platform offering. We’ll have examples from real world companies that have already used AWS to power their mobile apps to share best practices and lessons learned.
You will go deep into the range of networking services provided by AWS to enable you to create a logically isolated network that you define, establish a private network connection to the AWS cloud, use a highly available and scalable DNS service and deliver content to your end users with low latency at high data transfer speeds with a content delivery web service.
It’s important to understand what you can do to help secure your AWS resources. The Security & Compliance track will provide you with the latest information about security-related AWS features and capabilities, and how to tailor them to meet your business objectives and compliance requirements. Security sessions will cover themes including operational security and security architecture. Speakers will show you how to meet your security requirements by using AWS services such as AWS Key Management Service and AWS Identity and Access Management. Sessions will be led by Amazon staff, AWS partners, and customers just like you who have leveraged AWS’s secure platform to build business-critical services and appliances.
The Spotlight track will feature speakers from AWS leadership, cloud engineering and other visionaries in the industry. Sessions will cover hot topics that span a variety of AWS services and will be sure to interest expert customers and new customers alike.
In the Storage & Content Delivery track, you’ll learn how to use the different AWS storage services and features for all your storage needs: running business applications on block storage, archiving photos on object storage, caching for your on premises data, and more. You will gain insights into practical strategies, architectural patterns, and learn best practices to optimize your storage tiers to implement secure, scalable solutions and reduce costs.