Programming & Development

AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials


This course is for individuals who seek an overall understanding of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud, independent of specific technical roles. You will learn about AWS Cloud concepts, AWS services, security, architecture, pricing, and support to build your AWS Cloud knowledge. This course also helps you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

Who Should Attend
Business analysts
Project managers
AWS Academy students
Other IT-related professionals
Course Objectives
Summarize the working definition of AWS
Differentiate between on-premises, hybrid-cloud, and all-in cloud
Describe the basic global infrastructure of the AWS Cloud
Explain the six benefits of the AWS Cloud
Describe and provide an example of the core AWS services, including compute, network, databases, and storage
Identify an appropriate solution using AWS Cloud services with various use cases
Describe the AWS Well-Architected Framework
Explain the shared responsibility model
Describe the core security services within the AWS Cloud
Describe the basics of AWS Cloud migration
Articulate the financial benefits of the AWS Cloud for an organization’s cost management
Define the core billing, account management, and pricing models
Explain how to use pricing tools to make cost-effective choices for AWS services

Course Outline:

Summarize the benefits of AWS
Describe differences between on-demand delivery and cloud deployments
Summarize the pay-as-you-go pricing model
Describe the benefits of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) at a basic level
Identify the different Amazon EC2 instance types
Differentiate between the various billing options for Amazon EC2
Describe the benefits of Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
Summarize the benefits of Elastic Load Balancing
Give an example of the uses for Elastic Load Balancing
Summarize the differences between Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) and Amazon Simple Queue Services (Amazon SQS)
Summarize additional AWS compute options
Summarize the benefits of the AWS Global Infrastructure
Describe the basic concept of Availability Zones
Describe the benefits of Amazon CloudFront and Edge locations
Compare different methods for provisioning AWS services
Describe the basic concepts of networking
Describe the difference between public and private networking resources
Explain a virtual private gateway using a real life scenario
Explain a virtual private network (VPN) using a real life scenario
Describe the benefit of AWS Direct Connect
Describe the benefit of hybrid deployments
Describe the layers of security used in an IT strategy
Describe which services are used to interact with the AWS global network
Summarize the basic concept of storage and databases
Describe benefits of Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)
Describe benefits of Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Describe the benefits of Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)
Summarize various storage solutions
Describe the benefits of Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Describe the benefits of Amazon DynamoDB
Summarize various database services
Explain the benefits of the shared responsibility model
Describe multi-factor authentication (MFA)
Differentiate between the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) security levels
Describe security policies at a basic level
Explain the benefits of AWS Organizations
Summarize the benefits of compliance with AWS
Explain primary AWS security services at a basic level
Summarize approaches to monitoring your AWS environment
Describe the benefits of Amazon CloudWatch
Describe the benefits of AWS CloudTrail
Describe the benefits of AWS Trusted Advisor
Understand AWS pricing and support models
Describe the AWS Free Tier
Describe key benefits of AWS Organizations and consolidated billing
Explain the benefits of AWS Budgets
Explain the benefits of AWS Cost Explorer
Explain the primary benefits of the AWS Pricing Calculator
Distinguish between the various AWS Support Plans
Describe the benefits of AWS Marketplace
Understand migration and innovation in the AWS Cloud
Summarize the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF)
Summarize six key factors of a cloud migration strategy
Describe the benefits of various AWS data migration solutions, such as AWS Snowcone, AWS Snowball, and AWS Snowmobile
Summarize the broad scope of innovative solutions that AWS offers
Summarize the five pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framewor
Determine resources for preparing for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner examination
Describe benefits of becoming AWS Certified

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