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Meet the Expert: Thorr Giddings on .NET Modernization Techniques & Tooling on AWS

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Learn how to approach and run a refactoring and replatforming strategy

Nov. 16, 2021

5 - 6 p.m. Coordinated Universal Time

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What you’ll learn and how you can apply it

  • Explore AWS modernization techniques and pathways
  • Understand the depth and breadth of .NET tools on AWS
  • Learn how to incorporate Windows containers and serverless architecture to build modern .NET apps on AWS
  • Discover how to quickly migrate and assess .NET applications in AWS
  • See how to build modern .NET applications in an AWS managed environment
  • Learn how to port existing .NET applications running on Windows Server to .NET Core on Linux
  • Understand how to analyze .NET applications, their process dependencies, and their technical complexity as well as their source code and databases
  • Find out how to containerize on-prem applications so that they run in containers that are managed by Amazon ECS, Amazon EKS, or AWS App Runner

This live event is for you because…

  • You want to learn about the fundamental shifts that are transforming the business landscape and customer needs.
  • You’re an experienced .NET/C# developer who wants to learn the latest .NET on AWS tooling and techniques.
  • You’re an architect, developer, or IT professional who wants to better understand how to soundly assess and safely complete a modernization strategy.


  • Come with your questions for Thorr Giddings
  • Have a pen and paper handy to capture notes, insights, and inspiration

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The timeframes are only estimates and may vary according to how the class is progressing.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 9:00am PT / 12:00pm ET

  • Introduction and presentation (15 minutes)
  • Interactive discussion and Q&A (45 minutes)

Your Guest

  • Thorr Giddings

    Thorr Giddings is the .NET developer advocate leader at Amazon Web Services, where he enables customers to modernize applications on AWS and helps developers make the transition to cloud architecture. He’s been using .NET professionally since 2002. He also has a background in enterprise Java programming, big data, marketing, automotive financial services, and logistics.

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