Cevo’s Guide to AWS re:Invent 2022 – Cloud Native

Welcome to Cevo’s guide to AWS re:Invent for 2022.

In this series, we’ll be sharing some session recommendations from our leading cloud consultants, designed to enhance your cloud transformation journey. Whether you’re attending in-person or tuning in virtually, we’ll help you get the most out of this year’s conference.

In this post, Scott Scovell, our Cloud Native Capability Lead, shares his take on the must-see cloud modernisation sessions.

Remember, if you’re yet to register for this year’s conference, head over to https://reinvent.awsevents.com/register/.

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Day 1

Building next-gen applications with event-driven architectures

Monday, 28 November, 10am – 11am PT (5am – 6am AEDT)

Learn how to use event-based architecture to decouple and decentralise application components. Discover how you can use AWS messaging services to connect microservices and coordinate data flow using minimal custom code.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/API311

Competition of the modern workloads: Serverless vs. Kubernetes on AWS

Monday, 28 November, 1pm – 2pm PT (8am – 9am AEDT)

In this session, witness a competition between the serverless and Kubernetes approaches, examining use cases from each speaker’s experience.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/COM207

Best practices for advanced serverless developers

Monday, 28 November, 1:45pm – 2:45pm PT (8:45am – 9:45am AEDT)

This session provides architectural best practices, optimisations, and useful cheat codes that you can use to build secure, high-scale, and high-performance serverless applications and uses real customer scenarios to illustrate the benefits.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/SVS401

Building containers for AWS

Monday, 28 November, 3:15pm – 4:15pm PT (10:15am – 11:15am AEDT)

This session breaks down guidance on building with containers into two parts. First, take a look at some popular choices for development tools, then learn about development patterns and hear practical advice for container development on AWS.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/CON325

Building a multi-Region serverless application with AWS AppSync

Monday, 28 November, 3:15pm – 4:15pm PT (10:15am – 11:15am AEDT)

Discover how you can connect to a GraphQL API endpoint closest to you, automatically access the same data replicated between AWS Regions, and eliminate infrastructure management tasks so you can focus on writing application code that serves your customers.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/FWM310

Cloud-native .NET applications on AWS

Monday, 28 November, 3:15pm – 4:15pm PT (10:15am – 11:15am AEDT)

Learn how to design well-architected, modern .NET applications. Review a sample application, including full source code in GitHub, that showcases a reference architecture and how to design a .NET application on AWS. 

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/XNT402

Architecting secure serverless applications

Monday, 28 November, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT (12:30pm – 1:30pm AEDT)

This session explores how to think about security from the front to the back of a typical serverless application, leaving you with concrete examples applicable to almost any workload.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/SVS302

Day 2

Advanced serverless workflow patterns and best practices

Tuesday, 29 November, 11am – 12pm PT (6am – 7am AEDT)

Learn about applying serverless patterns to satisfy non-functional requirements step by step. The final implemented result is a prototype ready for production that delivers security, automation, high availability, and operational excellence.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/ARC311

Building global event-driven applications

Tuesday, 29 November, 11:45am – 12:45am PT (6:45am – 7:45am AEDT)

Learn how to implement a multi-Region strategy with serverless services such as Amazon EventBridge, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon S3, and more.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/API302

AWS Lambda Powertools: Lessons from the road to 10 million downloads

Tuesday, 29 November, 2:45pm – 3:45pm PT (9:45am – 10:45am AEDT)

Learn about the current state of Lambda Powertools, how this growth was supported, key lessons learned in the past two years, and what’s next on the horizon.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/OPN306

Create real-time, event-driven apps with Amazon EventBridge & AWS AppSync

Tuesday, 29 November, 5:45pm – 6:45pm PT (12:45pm – 1:45am AEDT)

Join this session to learn how event-driven and publish/subscribe (pub/sub) architectures, implemented with Amazon EventBridge and serverless WebSockets from AWS AppSync, help application developers use real-time data to create differentiated digital experiences for their customers.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/FWM315

Day 3

AWS Lambda performance tuning: Best practices and guidance

Wednesday, 30 November, 12:15pm – 1:15pm PT (7:45am – 8:45am AEDT)

Learn about opportunities to optimise your serverless applications built with AWS Lambda, review optimisations in the function configuration and within your function code, and learn how to measure and tune your function’s performance by configuring memory to get the right application performance.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/SVS314

Automated testing for serverless applications

Wednesday, 30 November, 12:30pm – 1:30pm PT (7:30am – 8:30am AEDT)

During this dev chat, learn briefly about the theory behind testing serverless applications in the cloud, using real AWS services instead of locally emulated resources.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/COM314

Are you ready? Essential strategies for Kubernetes adoption

Wednesday, 30 November, 1:45pm – 2:45pm PT (8:45am – 9:45am AEDT)

Learn about the best strategies and practices for building resilient applications even when the control plane encounters issues.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/CON326

AWS storage for containers and serverless applications

Wednesday, 30 November, 2:30pm – 3:30pm PT (9:30am – 10:30am AEDT)

Learn about different storage services, including Amazon EFS, Amazon S3, and Amazon EBS, to help you determine which storage is the best fit for your modern applications.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/STG303

Building real-world serverless applications with AWS SAM

Wednesday, 30 November, 6:15pm – 7:15pm PT (1:15pm – 2:15pm AEDT)

Learn about AWS SAM, an open-source framework for building serverless applications, and discover how to use AWS SAM templates to manage serverless infrastructure as code, and more.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/SVS303

Day 4

Advanced serverless workflow patterns and best practices

Thursday, 1 December, 1:15pm – 2:15pm PT (8:15am – 9:15am AEDT)

Learn about architectural best practices and repeatable patterns for building workflows and cost optimisations, and discover handy cheat codes that you can use to build secure, high-scale, high-performance serverless applications.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/API309

Building Serverlesspresso: Creating event-driven architectures

Thursday, 1 December, 3:30pm – 4:30pm PT (10:30am – 11:30am AEDT)

This session explores the design decisions made in building Serverlesspresso, an event-driven, serverless workload that uses Amazon EventBridge and AWS Step Functions, how new features influenced the development process, and lessons learned in creating a production-ready application using this approach.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/SVS312

Building observable applications with OpenTelemetry

Thursday, 1 December, 3:30pm – 4:30pm PT (10:30am – 11:30am AEDT)

In this demo-focused session, review how OpenTelemetry works and how you can use it to instrument your applications.

More details: https://portal.awsevents.com/events/reinvent2022/dashboard/event/sessions/BOA310

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