88. AWS re:Invent 2019 – A Preview Show

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Summary

Let’s get ready to rumble! It’s that time of year when we head to Las Vegas with 50,000 of our closest friends for the biggest AWS event of the year: re:Invent.

Five days long, with more than 2,500 sessions, taking place in 6 huge venues spread over 2.5 miles, re:Invent is a heavyweight of a conference. If you don’t plan ahead, re:Invent will take you down in a TKO.

In this episode of Mobycast, Jon and Chris are in your corner, breaking down this year’s event with the tips, tricks and secrets you need to make the most of re:Invent.

Show Details

In this episode, we cover the following topics:

  • AWS re:Invent general overview
    • December 2nd thru December 6th
    • 2,500+ sessions, spread over 6 venues, spanning 2.5 miles of the Las Vegas Strip
  • Discuss the 4 primary types of content and the pros/cons of each
    • Sessions, chalk talks, workshops and builders sessions
  • Our general observations of themes to expect this year
    • Hint: Kubernetes is hot
  • We point out some of the sessions we are particularly looking forward to
  • re:Invent is not all work, you get to play too
    • re:play
    • Other parties and where to find them
  • Our predictions for new product/service announcements at re:Invent 2019
  • We also talk about Apple’s recent launch of a new MacBook Pro (goodbye butterfly keyboard!)

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