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Journey through re:Invent 2018December 09, 2018

Though Jeevan Dongre and Rahul Jain have sent the nomination for #WomenInTech months ago, the invite from Amazon to AWS re:Invent 2018 as one among the 5 recipients across the globe for AWS re:Invent 2018 Community Leader Diversity Scholarship was a pleasant surprise. I am pleased, humbled and honoured for this recognition from Amazon and all the credit goes to AWS Community Hero Jeevan…

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Keynote by Werner VoglesDecember 07, 2018

This is a series of blog posts chronicling my _[ experience at AWS re:Invent 2018 ]( https://www.awsugblr.in/tags/awsreinvent-2018/ ) . Hope you enjoy the posts._ Keynote featuring Dr. Werner Vogels, CTO, Amazon.com started with return of Skrillex to re:Play party. Based on suggestion from Alexa, Werner started with his worst day at Amazon, which was a stepping stone for evolution of today's…

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Welcome Dinner to AWS re:Invent 2018 Community Leader Diversity Scholarship recipientsDecember 05, 2018

This is a series of blog posts chronicling my _[ experience at AWS re:Invent 2018 ]( https://www.awsugblr.in/tags/awsreinvent-2018/ ) . Hope you enjoy the posts._ The AWS team have hosted Welcome Dinner to AWS re:Invent UG Leader diversity scholarship recipients at AquaKnox Restaurant on Sunday - November 24. This restaurant is in what is called “restaurant row” in the Venetian/Palazzo (that…

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AWS re:Invent 2018 recap - The AWS Community Hero Private DinnerDecember 05, 2018

This is a series of blog posts chronicling my _[ experience at AWS re:Invent 2018 ]( https://www.awsugblr.in/tags/awsreinvent-2018/ ) . Hope you enjoy the posts._ The AWS Hero annual private dinner is usually hosted on Monday evening of re:Invent week. This year, it was on November 26, 7PM-10PM, at the Foundation Room (which is on the top floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel) and around 40 guests aka…

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AWS re:Invent 2018 recap: AWS User Group Leader Workshop & Networking MixerDecember 04, 2018

This is a series of blog posts chronicling my _[ experience at AWS re:Invent 2018 ]( https://www.awsugblr.in/tags/awsreinvent-2018/ ) . Hope you enjoy the posts._ The AWS User Group Leader Workshop & Networking Mixer was a private party hosted by Ross Barich during re:Invent week for all the AWS User Group leaders attending re:Invent. This event was from 4PM-8PM Wednesday, November 28 at the…

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Workshops @ re:Invent 2018December 04, 2018

This is a series of blog posts chronicling my _[ experience at AWS re:Invent 2018 ]( https://www.awsugblr.in/tags/awsreinvent-2018/ ) . Hope you enjoy the posts._ Workshops are two-hour, hands-on sessions we were are expected to work in teams to solve problems using AWS. Workshops organized attendees into small groups and provide scenarios to encourage interaction, giving attendees the opportunity…

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AWS re:Invent 2018 recap - The RegistrationDecember 04, 2018

This is a series of blog posts chronicling my _[ experience at AWS re:Invent 2018 ]( https://www.awsugblr.in/tags/awsreinvent-2018/ ) . Hope you enjoy the posts._ __ The magnanimity of the Registration counter and the SWAG counter reassured that #AWSReInvent2018 Team is all set to receive 50,000+ attendees. This is a series of blog posts chronicling my experience at AWS re:Invent 2018 . Hope you…

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Keynote by Andy JassyDecember 03, 2018

This is a series of blog posts chronicling my experience at _[ AWS re:Invent 2018 ](<This is a series of blog posts chronicling my experience at AWS re:Invent 2018. Hope you enjoy the posts.>) . Hope you enjoy the posts._ Keynote featuring Andy Jassy, CEO, AWS, was full of launches, previews, and pre-announcements. Andy Jassy was no doubt the **Man of Millennium **with strong memory than the AWS…

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Vegas City gearing up for ChristmasDecember 03, 2018

This is a series of blog posts chronicling my _[ experience at AWS re:Invent 2018 ]( https://www.awsugblr.in/tags/awsreinvent-2018/ ) . Hope you enjoy the posts._ Vegas City gearing up for Christmas - some clicks from Caesar Palace & Crystal Mall Its unbelievable that I have gone extra-mile to cross 32k steps, walking along the Vegas Strip on 30th Nov 2018. Will I break this walking record in…

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AWS User Group Booth @ re:Invent 2018December 03, 2018

This is a series of blog posts chronicling my experience at _[ AWS re:Invent 2018 ]( https://www.awsugblr.in/tags/awsreinvent-2018/ ) . Hope you enjoy the posts._ "Wow! we have our own booth at the worlds biggest AWS User conference Expo." And that's the feel good factor for the leaders of 300+ User Groups across the globe. Each of the User Group leader who attended the re:Invent, voluntarily…

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Diversity SessionsDecember 03, 2018

This is a series of blog posts chronicling my _[ experience at AWS re:Invent 2018 ]( https://www.awsugblr.in/tags/awsreinvent-2018/ ) . Hope you enjoy the posts._ DVC201 Making AWS User Communities More Inclusive At technical community gatherings, Meetups, or events, the majority of attendees and speakers tend to be men. Women often feel uncomfortable attending such events, leading women in…

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AWS Certification Lounge & ReceptionDecember 03, 2018

This is a series of blog posts chronicling my _[ experience at AWS re:Invent 2018 ]( https://www.awsugblr.in/tags/awsreinvent-2018/ ) . Hope you enjoy the posts._ Becoming AWS Certified helps individuals gain credibility for their AWS expertise and enables organizations to identify skilled professionals to lead IT initiatives. AWS Certification Lounge & Reception at Re:Invent 2018 was a good…

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Glimpse of Vegas CityDecember 03, 2018

This is a series of blog posts chronicling my _[ experience at AWS re:Invent 2018 ]( https://www.awsugblr.in/tags/awsreinvent-2018/ ) . Hope you enjoy the posts._ Here is the glimpse of the man made miracles standing tall with sky raised buildings with far & wide facilities - waiting to house 50000+ re:Invent attendees and tourists around the world.

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Overflow SessionsDecember 03, 2018

This is a series of blog posts chronicling my _[ experience at AWS re:Invent 2018 ]( https://www.awsugblr.in/tags/awsreinvent-2018/ ) . Hope you enjoy the posts._ __ Overflow Sessions just conveys one thing in common - Sit back and relax! With the re:Invent sessions spanned across 10+ huge locations and if your favourite sessions do not have much time gap for you to commute from one venue to the…

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EBC MeetingsDecember 03, 2018

This is a series of blog posts chronicling my _[ experience at AWS re:Invent 2018 ]( https://www.awsugblr.in/tags/awsreinvent-2018/ ) . Hope you enjoy the posts._ One good reason from Amazon to continue to run as the reign and undisputed champ in both Internet retailing and Cloud Computing may be because they customer obsessed hence not competitor obsessed, understands very well that focusing on…

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Watch re:Invent with us! Presenting the AWS re:invent Watch Party 🎉November 27, 2018

Missing out on re:Invent? Here's a chance to experience the event as it unravels at Vegas from right here in Bengaluru. What happens in Vegas does not necessarily stay in Vegas always 😀 The AWSUGBLR in association with Bridgei2i is glad to host the AWS re:Invent watch party! Register and RSVP Fill up the form https://go.awsugblr.in/reinvent18-live to register and RSVP for the event and to…

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Meetup report: November 2018 Meetup on Cost OptimizationNovember 18, 2018

The November 2018 meetup was held at the newly opened Amazon Internet Services Private Ltd office. The session started with a Welcome note by Sathyajith , co-organizer, AWS User Group Bengaluru. It was followed by a deep dive session on Cloud Financial Management Fundamentals by Spencer Marley , Commercial Architect, Amazon Web Services. The second session was by Chakravarthy(Chakra) Nagarajan…

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Two Big wins from AWS Users Group BengaluruNovember 16, 2018

Yay! Two BIG reasons to celebrate and cherish 🍺 Our friend at #awsugblr have bagged another AWS Community Hero 🎉🏆 Congratulations, Sathyajith Bhat 💥👏🍺. He is the man behind the successful AWS Community Day - Bangalore & AWS meetups. Congratulations, Bhuvaneswari Subramani 💥👏 for being selected by AWS as #WomenInTech from India as one of the 5 recipients for the AWS re:Invent 201…

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November 2018 Meetup: Cost optimization with spot instancesNovember 13, 2018

The November meetup of AWSUGBLR will feature exciting list of international speakers on the theme of cost optimization with spot instances. The event will be held on November 17, 2018 at the new Amazon office on Raj Bhavan road. Agenda: Time Agenda Speaker 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Registration & Networking 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Cloud Financial Management Fundamentals Spencer Marley, Commercial Architect…

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Welcome to the AWS UG BLR Blog!October 29, 2018

AWSUGBLR is volunteer driven, group of passionate Amazon Web Services (aka AWS) {Developers, Architects, Users, Evangelists} who meet to {share best practices, discuss up coming features, pit falls, etc} in Bengaluru. AWSUGBLR meets regularly and until now, the meetups were not documented. This blog aims to capture our learning and share them. We will also be sharing meetup updates, community…

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