The Cloud Gym - AWS

Forget about lack of cloud experience, time or budget.

Lead trainer Thijs Elferink is waiting for you at The Cloud Gym, a unique seven week training program consisting of weekly half-day sessions. This program is conveniently scheduled to run on Tuesdays from 16 -21, including dinner.

You receive a certificate of attendance and after the program you are ready to take an official Associate exam (Architect, Developer or Ops).



Date Workshop
10 September Cloud Landing Zone
17 Septemnber Enterprise Migration
24 September Develop and Deploy Applications
1 October Big Data & Analytics
8 October Machine Learning
15 October Serverless
22 October CloudFormation

Sessions take from 16.00 to 21.00 and include dinner.

The groups consist of a maximum of 15 participants.

Everything is taken care of: locations, materials, catering (including dinner), etc.

For Who Is This Event?

This program is for software engineers and system administrators who want to learn how to work with Amazon Web Services to implement cloud infrastructure-as-code and develop serverless software.

Requirements athletes: You are a AWS Cloud Practitioner and have experienced with containers & Python


The total cost for this entire program is only €1195,- in total, excluding VAT.


Some more background information about all the topics:

Cloud Landing Zone

Setup a secure environment with IAM, VPC, Route53, CloudWatch and CloudFormation, where you can ‘land’ all type of workloads.

Enterprise Migration

Learn about connectivity between VPCs and on-premises, how to migrate data and services to the cloud using DMS, Snowball, Active Directory and many more tools.

Develop and Deploy Applications

To deploy developed applications in any programming language to AWS. Think of: Java, .NET, Python, NodeJS, Go, or using Docker technology, you learn to use services like Beanstalk, Opsworks, ECS, EKS.

Big Data & Analytics

Learn to use services like EMR, Redshift, Glue, Kinesis to build data-driven applications and data pipelines.

Machine Learning

Use Sagemaker, Machine Learning Service, and the Machine Learning APIs for speech-to-text and text-to-speech, image recognition, transcribe and translate services, and many more which are rapidly added.


Use API gateway, Lambda functions and DynamoDB for the core of your API based web application. Other cloud-native services to develop and deploy applications, without worrying about servers.


A very short format to learn all the capabilities of a product. With just a few inline comments, we also explain the why and how.