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Top 5 AWS re:Invent 2017 Sessions for AWS Pros

Top 5 AWS re:Invent 2017 Sessions for Prosre:Invent already has over 1,000 sessions (with more being added as we get closer to the event), over 5 days. It will be impossible to see it all. Instead of spending hours flicking through the Event Catalogue, Matillion picked our the Top 5 AWS re:Invent 2017 Sessions for AWS Pros on Amazon, Big Data, Cloud technology and Analytics, which have been condensed into a reader’s digest for you! Full details about each session are on the AWS Event Catalogue, which we encourage you check as session details might change and new events are being added.

 

1. ABD304 – Best Practices for Data Warehousing with Amazon Redshift & Redshift Spectrum

Key Themes

  • Data warehousing
  • Big Data
  • Best Practices
  • Amazon Redshift

We all have A LOT of data! But how do we unlock its potential and make the best business decisions? This session will look to modern data warehousing, and in particular Amazon Redshift, as the solution.

 

2. ABD309 – How Twilio Scaled Its Data-Driven Culture

Key Themes

  • Looker
  • Startup scale up
  • Data-driven culture
  • Case study

Twilio will recap how they were able to scale from a small startup to an IPO with AWS and Looker. This partnership has allowed them to gain a 360-degree view of their customers, products and business. Come along for a real world example and tips and tricks from their data experts.

 

3. ABD327 – Migrating Your Traditional Data Warehouse to a Modern Data Lake

Key Themes

  • Amazon Redshift Spectrum
  • Data warehousing
  • Data lakes
  • Case Study

Find out about Amazon Redshift and Redshift Spectrum’s latest features and get a deep dive into its architecture and inner workings. We share many of the recent availability, performance, and management enhancements and how they improve your end user experience. 21st Century Fox will also discuss their case study and success with Amazon Redshift’s scalability and performance.

 

4. DAT307 – Modern Cloud Data Warehousing: Blending Structured and Semi-Structured Data in Real Time

Key Themes

  • Snowflake
  • Case Study
  • Data warehousing
  • Cloud-based platforms

Lionsgate will be discussing their experience with Snowflake and how they found the “Holy Grail” of data analytics.

 

5. GPSWKS301 – GPS: Comprehensive Big Data Analytics Architecture Made Easy – The AWS Marketplace Intelligent Analytical System

Key Themes

  • Matillion ELT
  • Amazon Redshift
  • APN Consulting Partners
  • AWS Services and Third Party Solutions

This session is for APN Consulting Partners and organizations looking for ways to accelerate and modernize their Big Data projects. During the session you will learn how to deploy and integrate AWS Services with Third-party Solutions on AWS Marketplace.

 

Not a AWS Pro? Check out our Top 10 AWS re:Invent 2017 Sessions for Beginners or download our Optimizing Amazon Redshift e-Book