Introduction to Amazon Web Services


Date(s) - 04/22/2021
Time - 10:00 am PDT - 12:00 pm PDT

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This free 2 hour hands on tutorial will introduce you to creating a computer “in the cloud” and logging into it, via Amazon Web Services. We’ll create a small general-purpose Linux computer connect to it, and run a small job, while discussing the concepts and technologies involved.

Participants should plan to fill out a brief survey before and after the workshop.


Abhijna Parigi and Jose Sanchez (UC Davis/Common Fund Data Ecosystem)


No prior experience with cloud computing is needed, although you should have some minimal experience with command-line computing via (e.g.) bash.

You don’t need an AWS account or a credit card to attend.

Who is offering this?

This workshop is a pilot workshop offered by the Lab for Data Intensive Biology as part of the NIH Common Fund Data Ecosystem training and engagement program.


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