3rd*, 4th & 5th October
Manchester, UK

Ben Waine

Ben is a Software Engineer from London specialising in PHP. Having worked with a number of large companies on high scalability projects such as Betting and Gaming, TV Game Shows and Telecom providers he is ideally placed to share his knowledge on building apps that scale.

Tutorial Day

Getting Started with Amazon Web Services

AM - Friday 3rd October

Many companies are moving their traditionally hosted applications to the cloud and a large number of them choose Amazon Web Services due to their amazing range of products, stability and rich set of API's. This in depth workshop explains the various components of an AWS hosted application, how they compare to traditional hosting and how participants can harness them when hosting their own applications. This is a hands on workshop, participants will carry out an exercise demonstrating how to use EC2, VPC, S3, Cloud Front and Cloud Formation. Participants should bring their laptops and sign up to the AWS free tier before arriving at the workshop. Attendees are issued with a virtual machine with all AWS SDK's and tools installed. Please ensure you have virtualbox installed on your laptop.


  • uk-fast
  • magma-digital
  • engine-yard
  • sky-bet
  • data-sift
  • inviqa
  • human-made
  • ampersand
  • github
  • pale-purple
  • google
  • server-groove
  • docnet
  • jadu
  • oreilly
  • php-storm
  • php-architect
  • zend