Technology Services' STAR Team, in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), presented a webinar series December 6-8, 2021, covering the most popular cloud research technologies.

Through these one-hour, introductory Zoom sessions, you can find the right combination of fully managed and scalable computing services for your research project's needs and budget.

All services are provided within STAR's secure, up-to-date and compliant online environment, which meets NIH security requirements. Begin now to plan for next year's research projects and make the transformational move to the cloud.

AWS Simple Storage Service (S3)

Monday, December 6, 9:00-10:00

Webinar Recording

AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) is for object storage designed to store and retrieve any amount of data from anywhere. Connect your research lab to the cloud and scale up or scale down.

AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

Tuesday, December 7, 9:00-10:00

Webinar Recording

AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) is for web service-based secure and resizable compute capacity in the cloud. Run your research servers or software in the cloud.

AWS Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Wednesday, December 8, 9:00-10:00

Webinar Recording

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Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning is about advanced computing capabilities that leverage cloud data analysis tools. Dive into artificial intelligence for a specific data set or connect to large sets of data across your health research.

College of Dentistry STAR Presentation

Monday, December 13

Webinar Recording

Secure Technologies for Aggie Researchers (STAR) provides a collection of new, cloud-based resources that facilitate both rapid access and simplified procurement for researchers working with controlled, confidential or restricted data.

Research Technical Training

On-demand tutorials, learning pathways and resource libraries showcasing how researchers use the cloud.

Getting Started with AWS

Start Building with AWS Now

AWS has created several tutorials and videos for learning the fundamentals and becoming familiar with their cloud services. Introductory offerings include training for app development and developer tools as well as AWS core concepts for understanding how everything works together.

AWS also provides deeper dives and comprehensive resources for:

Several more step-by-step, hands-on tutorials are also available for helping to launch your first application.

Cloud Computing with AWS

What is Amazon Web Services (AWS)?

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a comprehensive cloud platform, offering a full suite of services from data centers throughout the world. Plus, AWS offers deep functionality within these services to help make it quicker and more cost effective to move applications, data and research to the cloud.

AWS' operational expertise provides reliable and secure performance through a global network of 24 geographic Regions and 76 Availability Zones. AWS' architecture is designed to be flexible and secure so that you can leverage the latest technologies to experiment and innovate more quickly.

AWS Training and Certification

Explore AWS Training and Certification

Learn from AWS experts and advance your skills and knowledge. AWS training and certification helps build and validate skills with cloud computing.

Learning paths are available based on either roles (i.e., how you plan to use the services) or solutions (i.e., which specific services you plan to use).