Programming & Development

AWS Technical Essentials


AWS Technical Essentials introduces you to AWS services, and common solutions. It provides you with fundamental knowledge to become more proficient in identifying AWS services. It helps you make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements and get started working on AWS.

Who Should Attend
Individuals responsible for articulating the technical benefits of AWS services
Individuals interested in learning how to get started with using AWS
SysOps Administrators, Solution Architects and Developers interested in using AWS services
Course Objectives
Recognize terminology and concepts as they relate to the AWS platform and navigate the AWS Management Console.
Understand the foundational services, including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), and Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS).
Understand the security measures AWS provides and key concepts of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM).
Understand AWS database services, including Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS).
Understand AWS management tools, including Auto Scaling, Amazon CloudWatch, Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), and AWS Trusted Advisor.

Course Outline:

AWS Global Infrastructure
Demonstration: AWS Management Console
Identify key AWS storage options
Describe Amazon EBS
Create an Amazon S3 bucket and manage associated objects
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
Demonstration: Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Hands-on lab: Build your VPC and launch a web server
AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Demonstration: AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Describe Amazon DynamoDB
Understand key aspects of Amazon RDS
Launch an Amazon RDS instance
SQL and NoSQL databases
Data storage considerations
Hands-on lab: Build your database server and connect to it
Identify what is CloudFormation
Describe Amazon CloudWatch metrics and alarms
Describe Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Auto scaling
Load balancing
Cloud Watch
Trusted Advisor
Hands-on lab: Scale and load balance your architecture

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