Thanks to our sponsors

AWS Hacker School: Building Sophisticated Apps

#sxsw #awsatsxsw

RSVP Required - Calling all hackers: Join the Amazon Web Services developer team for a deep dive into building sophisticated web and mobile apps on Amazon Web Services. We’ll discuss best practices for availability, scale and analytics for social applications on the web and mobile platforms. Get insight, tips and tricks from AWS experts on how to architect your applications, optimize your costs and deploy quickly to the AWS cloud. Sponsored by Amazon Web Services.

Some basic familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

What to Bring:
A laptop with an AWS account already pre-configured, Chrome/Firefox browser installed. Optional: The AWS Command Line Interface installed (

To RSVP your seat for this workshop, please click on "Sign in to RSVP" in the upper right location of this page. You'll need to sign in using your SXsocial login information.


Simone Brunozzi Technology Evangelist Amazon Web Services

Simone Brunozzi is a truly passionate technologist, and currently serves as a Senior Technology Evangelist for Amazon Web Services, focused on the Bay Area (San Francisco and Silicon Valley).

After being a four-times entrepreneur, a professor, a CTO, and after writing two technical books and two novels, he joined in March 2008 in the role of Amazon Web Services Technology Evangelist for Europe (EMEA), to raise awareness about Cloud Computing and help developers build applications.
In January 2010 he relocated to Singapore, becoming the first AWS Technology Evangelist for the APAC region. In 2010 he received the “2010 Cloud Evangelist of the Year” award.
In July 2012, Simone relocated to San Francisco, where he maintains the same role, focusing on events, companies and startups in California, mainly in San Francisco and the Bay Area.

Since 2008, Simone has been a very popular speaker in Europe, United States, Asia, Oceania and Africa, speaking at more than 500 events (and collecting a huge amount of airline miles).