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The AWS re:Invent 2013 experience

AWS re:Invent 2013 in Las Vegas is considered the largest gathering of developers and technical leaders in the Amazon Web Services community. Get the latest news on AWS cloud from our editors attending the conference. Learn about technical updates from AWS engineers, tips and tricks from AWS customers and startup companies that are launching at the show.

Conference news

1. News from AWS re:Invent 2013

Las Vegas -- AWS re:Invent 2013 brings together Amazon developers and users from around the world. Learn what is making news at the conference and find frequent updates as the keynotes happen in this AWS re:Invent news section.

AWS functionalities

2. What does AWS offer?

Not too familiar with AWS? Find some background info on AWS services, applications, standards and benefits. We've compiled news, tips and advice from our expert contributors.

AWS concerns

3. Amazon Web Services reservations

Learn why some experts are concerned with the enterprise application development process of AWS. What are the risks for your company? What about AWS security? Can AWS evolve properly? Our experts weigh in to answer these questions and advise on where, when and how AWS fits.

Terms

4. Amazon Web Services glossary

What is AWS? Find definitions for all terms related to Amazon Web Services in our glossary section, as well as links to related articles, news and tips.

At the show

5. AWS 2013 videos

Can't be at AWS 2013? Don't worry, we've captured videos of vendors, speakers and attendees to address what is happening live at the show.