0.1 Prerequisites

Workshop prerequisites

AWS Account

If you would like to do this workshop in your own AWS account, you will need an AWS account with rights to create AWS IAM roles, EC2 instances, Storage Gateway service, Amazon S3, and CloudFormation stacks in the AWS regions you select.

If you are using an AWS account as part of an AWS hosted workshop please ask your host for details.


Internet Browser – It is recommended that you use the latest version of Chrome or Firefox for this workshop.


Important Note: For the purposes of performance testing and analysis, the workshop will use high performance EC2 instances and io1 EBS volumes for a short period of time.

It will cost approximately 150 USD to run this workshop for a day (24hrs), ~7 USD an hour. It is recommended that you follow the cleanup instructions once you have completed the workshop to remove all deployed resources and limit ongoing costs to your AWS account.

Time to complete

It is estimated that the workshop should take no longer than 2 hours to complete.