First AWS Developers Meetup Dhaka

Amazon Web Services User Group Bangladesh, the official community of  AWS users and developers of Bangladesh recently organized the First AWS  Developers meetup of Bangladesh for the first time. The event took place in Dhaka on 31st May 2019. The event was very special, not only because it was the first of its kind but the event was glorified by the presence of the several cloud experts from different industries and AWS Solution Architect from AWS Australia.

In 2017, AWS comprised more than 90 services spanning a wide range including computing, storage, networking, database, analytics, application services, deployment, management, mobile, developer tools, and tools for the Internet of Things. The most popular include Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3).

Amazon markets AWS to subscribers as a way of obtaining large scale computing capacity more quickly and cheaply than building an actual physical server farm. All services are billed based on usage, but each service measures usage in varying ways. As of 2018, AWS owns a dominant 32% of the cloud (IaaS, PaaS) market.

AWS Developers Meetup Dhaka was organized by the official Amazon Web Services User Group of Bangladesh. As a  select partner of AWS, Brain Station 23 co-hosted the meetup. Amazon Web Services User group of Bangladesh took the initiative of arranging the first-ever AWS developers meetup of Dhaka with an aim to gather the cloud enthusiasts of Bangladesh under one roof.

AWS Developers Meetup Dhaka event was hosted by Community leader Farzana Afrin Tisha (Business Development Manager, Brain Station 23 ) and inaugurated by Najah Ahmed Naaji (Solution Architect, AWS Australia). Other speakers were Mozammel Haque (GM & Head of R&D, Technology Division, bKash), Rony Mondal  (CTO, AjkerDeal), Nashid Ali (CEO, Cloud Creative), and Mizanur Rahman (Head of Global Business & Cloud Technology Team Lead, Brain Station 23 Ltd)

The keynote speaker of the event Mr. Naaji shared his knowledge on AWS services and answered different questions from the participants. He promised that AWS will be helping the developers for their any kind of technical need and provide resources if necessary. He also shared how the developers can get different certifications from AWS and how they can help them to build their career. He explained how the developers can work with Big data, Analytics, AI/ML and IoT on AWS.

Other speakers also shared their experience of working with AWS and using AWS services for their business. Mozammel Haque (GM & Head of R&D, Technology Division, bKash) shared how the developers can use AWS for faster R&D. Rony Mondal  (CTO, AjkerDeal) shared his experience of using AWS for e-commerce businesses. Nashid Ali (CEO, Cloud Creative) shared how AWS can be used for the latest technologies and integrated with IoT. Mizanur Rahman (Head of Global Business & Cloud Technology Team Lead, Brain Station 23 Ltd)  explained what are the common mistakes one can face while using AWS and how they can be avoided.

AWS Users Bangladesh Community leader, Farzana Afrin Tisha promised the community to come up with more meetups like this in the coming time, so that, together the community can grow and achieve more. Finally, the program ended with a thanking note to Amazon Web Service (AWS) team and Brain Station 23’s CEO, Mr. Raisul Kabir & COO, Mr. MJ Ferdous for supporting the great cause of the community for sharing knowledge about the cloud technology.

 

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