AWS Summit 2013

When: Thu, July 18, 8am – 7pm, 2013
Where: Level 5, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Admission: Free
Registration: Amazon

Join us for the first event of the AWS Cloud Computing community in South East Asia. This event is ideal for developers and technical leaders who are looking for an introduction to the AWS Cloud or advanced guidance on architecture and engineering to learn how to drive innovation and transform their business.

The AWS Summit – Singapore will feature a keynote address by Dr. Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon (pictured), and Teresa Carlson, VP World Wide Public Sector of AWS, customer presentations as well as business and technical breakout tracks specifically designed for new and experienced users.

Bonus Event: AWS Cloud Startup Kata
When: Thu, July 17, 1pm – 7pm, 2013
Join the AWS team for an afternoon of live discussions as well as business and technical mentoring on the latest cloud computing best practices. Geared specifically to growing start-ups and development teams, the Cloud Kata sessions will guide you through tips, customer testimonials and technical best practises to help you grow faster on AWS Cloud. [ Info | Registration use link above, next to the photo ]


Business Transformation Track

Supporting and Optimizing your AWS Experience
In this session you'll learn how to take advantage of unique properties of the cloud and how to ensure you have expert engineering help along the way. We'll tell you about the AWS global support operations and how they can assist you 24x7.

Understanding AWS Storage Options
AWS provides multiple storage options to meet your varying needs. This presentation provides an overview of how AWS Cloud storage services can be used to support application development and delivery, backup, archive, disaster recovery, and virtualized compute.

Big Data Analytics
Learn more about the tools, techniques and technologies for working productively with data at any scale. This session will introduce the family of data analytics tools on AWS which you can use to collect, compute and collaborate around data, from gigabytes to petabytes. We'll discuss Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Hadoop, structured and unstructured data, and the EC2 instance types which enable high performance analytics.

Security in 2013: The Cloud Changes Nothing… and Everything!
Moving to the cloud still requires using proven security techniques, but sometimes in new and dynamic ways that adapt to the elastic nature of cloud architecture. Join us as we discuss the latest cloud security solutions, including real world examples of how organizations like yours are succeeding against new and evolving threats.

Black Belt Track

Your First Week with Amazon EC2
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud and is often the starting point for your first week using AWS. This session will introduce these concepts, along with the fundamentals of EC2, by employing an agile approach that is made possible by the cloud.

Architecting for High Availability
AWS provides a platform that is ideally suited for building highly available systems, enabling you to build reliable, affordable, fault-tolerant systems that operate with a minimal amount of human interaction. This session covers many of the high-availability and fault-tolerance concepts and features of the various services that you can use to build highly reliable and highly available applications in the AWS Cloud.

Delivering Search for Today's Local, Social, and Mobile ApplicationsSearch is a crucial component of local, social, and mobile web applications. This session will provide an overview of Amazon CloudSearch – a fully managed search service that scales with data & traffic. We'll show how to design, build, and deploy a search solution, and tune it for best results. You will hear from customers that quickly integrated CloudSearch into their applications to deliver powerful search capabilities.

Understanding Databases Options
With AWS you can choose the right database for the right job. Given the myriad of choices, from relational databases to non-relational stores, this session will profile details and examples of some of the choices available to you (MySQL, RDS, Elasticache, Redis, Cassandra, MongoDB and DynamoDB), with details on real world deployments from customers using Amazon RDS, ElastiCache and DynamoDB.

Scalable Media Workflows on the Cloud
This session walks through approaches for media ingest, storage, processing and delivery scenarios on the AWS cloud. We cover solutions for high speed file transfer, cloud-based transcoding, tiered storage, content processing, and global low latency delivery, as well as the orchestration and management of the entire media workflow with the AWS Data Pipeline service. Attendees can expect to come away with an understanding of best practices for architecting and deploying cloud-based media workflows.

Public Sector Track

Opening Keynote
Speaker: Teresa Carlson, VP WW Public Sector, AWS

Become an Innovation Enterprise with AWS
By leveraging the power of Amazon Web Services, public sector organizations can enable a powerful innovation ecosystem to focus on delivering outcomes like job creation, economic development, and long-lasting, far-reaching impact for people where they work, live, and raise their families.

Securing Government Assets In The Cloud
As more organizations seek to leverage the power and benefits of the cloud, they also need to combine new systems with existing on-premise systems. Services such as Virtual Private Cloud, VPN and DirectConnect enable AWS customers to combine on-premise and cloud-based resources easily and effectively.

Fireside Chat

Fireside Chat with AWS Customers
Moderator: Dr. Werner Vogels, CTO, Amazon