AWS re:Invent 2018 returned to Las Vegas this month, and brought with it the usual mix of keynotes, breakout sessions and, of course, new cloud services.
AWS Outposts, a managed hardware and software stack that extends Amazon’s reach into on-premises data centers, especially intrigued attendees. Meanwhile, AWS Ground Station pushed the cloud to the final frontier of space, and Amazon SageMaker updates provided more AI and machine learning opportunities for developers.
Between keeping up with these technology updates, and shuffling back and forth between sessions, re:Invent attendees kept busy – but many still had time to share their thoughts on the event via Twitter.
Here’s a look at some tweets that captured the mood of AWS re:Invent 2018:
— Nicolas Bonaldi (@nicolas_bonaldi) November 28, 2018
IMHO, the biggest announcement of the conference: AWS truly gets into the hybrid cloud market. AWS Outpost – AWS on-prem private cloud service, HW+SW. Either AWS native stack (EC2/ECS/EKS/RDS/EMR/Sagemaker) or VMware Cloud on AWS stack. #reinvent
— Lydia Leong (@cloudpundit) November 28, 2018
— Devon Hubner (@DevoKun) November 29, 2018
— tretton37 @ AWS re:Invent takeover (@tretton37) November 29, 2018
— AWS re:Invent (@AWSreInvent) November 29, 2018
Amazing! Karthik Arun 9 years old programmed a moving #IoT with @Raspberry_Pi using Lambda and Alexa. I spoke to him at a demo booth. @Craw @dez_blanchfield @digitalcloudgal @rwang0 @AWSreInvent #reinvent @furrier @JoannMoretti @MarshaCollier @TmanSpeaks @evankirstel @BillMew pic.twitter.com/kbQ8xEw4JV
— Sarbjeet Johal @AWSReinvent (@sarbjeetjohal) November 28, 2018
— Evan Kirstel in #SanFrancisco @samsung #unpacked (@evankirstel) November 27, 2018
— Julien Stanojevic (@GenuineM7) November 26, 2018
— Abner @reinvent (@abnerg) November 29, 2018
— Daniele Madama (@dmadama) November 29, 2018
Andy announces Ground Station ，allows customers to more easily and cost-effectively control satellite operations, ingest satellite data, and integrate the data with applications and other cloud services running in AWS. #reInvent pic.twitter.com/vZtrjCr9wr
— FionaWang (@WhfAllen) November 27, 2018