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AWS Summit Review

AWS Summit Review by a VMware guy – Part 2

Yesterday I attended the AWS Summit in San Francisco.  I wrote part 1 of my AWS Summit Review series yesterday, and this can be read by clicking here. That article focused on the feel of the conference and gave some details on the keynote. What I want to talk around in Part 2 is the technical sessions I attended, and what I felt about those. Lets start with Session 1: Introduction to AWS I selected this session, as I hardly know anything about AWS EC2.  I created an account in November and deployed a few things but never used it in anger. An interesting area I thought were that they provide different types of service that are optimised for the workload: Compute-Optimized General Purporse Micro INstances Memory Optimized Storage Optimized GPU Instances They are updating the hardware revisions, and have multiple hardware revisions, for example, compute1 (c1) cluster compute 1 […]

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AWS Summit Review

AWS Summit Review by a VMware guy – Part 1

So today, I attended the AWS Summit in San Francisco.  This is my first non VMware conference, so I admit I was a little excited to attend the conference.  I thought it would be a good to write an AWS Summit Review from a VMware guys perspective.  So welcome to Part 1. Disclaimer: If you don’t know, I work for VMware in the vCloud Hybrid Service Business Unit.  You will not find anything in this article that is in any way detrimental to VMware or its services.  If your looking for that, sorry. Right, now thats out the way, lets talk about the day, and provide an intro to my later posts. One of the cool things about the AWS Summit is the fact that its free!  Yes free!  I like this idea, as it means a lot of people who don’t/cant haver the means to pay $$$ for conferences […]

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