Tuesday 4:40 p.m.–5:10 p.m.

Top tips for developing and deploying on AWS

Craig Bruce

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the leader in cloud computing. The AWS service offering is vast and continually evolving. As AWS grows so does the pace of innovation, there are hundreds of updates every year. Keeping up with the changes is not trivial. This talk will highlight top tips for both new and experienced users of AWS with a view to deploying a website, powered by Django naturally.


AWS is the leader in cloud computing in part because it never sits still. This poses a challenge for users keeping up with the many improvements that can directly or indirectly impact and benefit them. This talk will highlight best practices for a range of AWS services including IAM, EC2, CloudFormation, S3, CloudFront, Route 53 and others. Many of these are useful for website developers. AWS have a shared responsibility model, especially around security, so you can not afford to ignore changes to AWS.