An AWS Jam is a gamified learning event to build practical understanding of AWS services and best practices.
By completing the challenges, the participants learn how to use AWS services to solve problems and they are also learning the best practices associated with those services.
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AWS Jam can be tailored to suit different technical skill levels, from novice to seasoned professional and there are multiple different degrees and difficulty level challenges (easy, medium, hard). AWS Jam also gives a possibility to team up with colleagues from diverse roles (Developers, Architects, Security Specialist etc.) to find the most optimal solutions.
AWS Jam engagement types run two main types of events: team-based and self-paced which both types support fully remote operation mode.
By completing the challenges, the participants are learning how to use AWS services to solve problems and they are also learning the best practices associated with those services.
Game – Work to complete in gamified challenges across common AWS use-cases and operational tasks.
Learn – Learn and enhance your AWS skills by solving challenges designed to teach AWS best practices from different real-life topics.
Validate – Validate and track your AWS skills and progress using AWS provided infrastructure according to established best practices.
In these learning events participants can experience a wide range of AWS services in a series of prepared scenarios that represent common use-cases and operational tasks. Through these challenges participants learn AWS best practices during interactive events designed for all different levels of expertise.
AWS JAM offers a wide range of challenges, e.g., from topics:
- Incident Response
- Data Analytics
- Migration Tooling
- Remediation at Scale
AWS Jam enables also to create fully customized challenges for customer-specific topics and customers can also build out their own challenges.