Author: Tristan Roberts


Day 4, Part 1: Visiting the AWS Loft

We had a busy day on Day 4 as we travelled between three different presentations.  We began by visiting the Amazon Web Services (AWS) “loft”, a pop-up centre that advocates for, and supports developers using, Amazon’s cloud services.  Despite it’s temporary nature, the three-storey set-up demonstrated AWS’s culture with everything from light up signs and posters to a beer machine and free ice cream.    In the loft, they run technical consultations, bootcamps and even pitch competitions. We had the opportunity to listen to Nate Slater, a solutions architect at AWS, give a presentation about scaling to your first 10 million users.  During the...