Training

Fall 17 Lab Schedule

We’ll be holding free AWS labs throughout the Fall semester. Here’s the full schedule of dates. Times and locations will be updated when available:

  • July 12: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Undergraduate Library ICS Lab
  • July 19: 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Undergraduate Library ICS Lab
  • August 9: 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. in 27 Illini Hall
  • August 23: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in 27 Illini Hall
  • September 13: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in 27 Illini Hall
  • September 27: 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. in 27 Illini Hall
  • October 17: 9:15 to 11:15 a.m.in 28 Illini Hall
  • October 25: 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Undergraduate Library ICS Lab
  • November 15: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in 27 Illini Hall
  • December 6: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Wohlers Hall ICS Lab

During each lab session, you’ll have your choice of topics:

  • 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 run through multiple labs if time allows. An Amazon solutions architect will be on-site with our local staff to offer technical assistance and discuss cloud topics.

Technology Services will grant you access to a shared AWS account for the lab; you don’t need your own. Computers will be available onsite, though you’re welcome to bring your own laptop if you prefer.