January 25 Lab

We’re holding a single lab session tomorrow from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. in room 1009 of the Mechanical Engineering Lab. Please register to reserve your spot. Computers in the lab will be available for use, or you may bring a laptop if you prefer.

Update: I had listed the wrong time previously. This lab will run from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Sorry for the confusion.

The following labs will be available:

  • AWS 101: Introduction to EC2
  • Identity and Access Management
  • S3 and CloudFront for content distribution
  • Relational Database Service
  • Automating AWS with CloudFormation
  • Introduction to Lambda
  • Building clusters with Alces Flight
  • Elastic MapReduce

You may pick any lab from the list, and if time permits, you’re welcome to do more than one.

Want another topic? Let us know: aws-support@illinois.edu

January 11 Lab

We’re holding a single lab session tomorrow from 1:00 to 4:00 on room 1009 of the Mechanical Engineering Lab. Please register to reserve your spot. Computers in the lab will be available for use, or you may bring a laptop if you prefer.

The following labs will be available:

  • AWS 101: Introduction to EC2
  • Identity and Access Management
  • S3 and CloudFront for content distribution
  • Relational Database Service
  • Automating AWS with CloudFormation
  • Introduction to Lambda
  • Building clusters with Alces Flight
  • Elastic MapReduce

You may pick any lab from the list, and if time permits, you’re welcome to do more than one.

Want another topic? Let us know: aws-support@illinois.edu

Public Cloud Services Comparison

Have you ever gotten the feeling that cloud providers are trying to confuse you with all their vendor-specific names for commodity services? Ever wondered what major services are available on which clouds? Have I got a resource for you!

Public Cloud Services Comparison

While we don’t yet have a way to buy Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud services on campus, it’s good to know what’s out there and how things compare.