2018 AWS re:Invent

I’m so excited to attend my 3rd AWS re:Invent in a row! I’m very grateful for Infiniti sending me to this one of a kind conference. There’s truly nothing like it! It’s a week of non-stop learning so I’m going to try to capture what I’ve learned at each session. Here’s how the week is shaping up so far:

Monday

Sessions

  • CON310 – Breaking Containers: Chaos Engineering for Modern Applications on AWS
  • DVC306 – Serverless: It All Started in Vegas
  • DEV317-R – Advanced Continuous Delivery Best Practices
  • ARC305 – Serverless Architectural Patterns and Best Practices
  • NET201 – Your Virtual Data Center: VPC Fundamentals and Connectivity Options
  • WIN303-R – Microsoft Active Directory Deep Dive

Extra

  • Welcome Reception
    • They give out hundreds of vendor stickers.

Tuesday

Sessions

  • API318-R – Automate Testing & Deployment of Modern Serverless Apps
  • CON203-R1 – From the Data Center to the Cloud with Containers
  • DEM13 – Build and Deploy Fast Static Sites Using AWS and Okta
  • ENT314-R – The Future of Enterprise Applications is Serverless
  • DEM65 – Cloud Management in a Hybrid Cloud World
  • DEV319-R1 – Continuous Integration Best Practices
  • DEV309-R – CI/CD for Serverless and Containerized Applications

Extra

  • Serverless Happy Hour
  • Pub Crawl

Wednesday

Keynote

  • Andy Jassy

Sessions

  • DEM02 – Customer Story: Dow Jones’s Path to the Cloud with BMC on AWS
  • ENT205-R1 – Executing a Large-Scale Migration to AWS
  • DEM09 – Modern Application Delivery with AWS and HashiCorp
  • DEV418-R1 – Programming Dynamic AWS CloudFormation Templates
  • ARC310-R1 – From One to Many: Diving Deeper into Evolving VPC Design

Extra

  • AWS Certified Appreciation Reception

Thursday

Keynote

  • Dr. Werner Vogels

Sessions

  • DEM49 – Moving the Immovable: Legacy, Monolithic App Migrations
  • DEV411-R2 – [REPEAT 2] Infrastructure as Code: AWS Best Practices
  • SEC309-S – Moody’s: Deploying Cloud-Native Architectures with Automation
  • DEV327-R1 – [REPEAT 1] Beyond the Basics: Advanced Infrastructure as Code Programming on AWS

Extra

  • re:Play Party!

Friday

  • Try to recover from a full week!
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