About This Class
This course introduces you to AWS products, services, and common solutions. It provides IT technical end users with the cloud fundamentals to become more proficient in identifying AWS services so that you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements.
Whether you are just starting out, building on existing IT skills, or advancing your Cloud knowledge, this course is a great way to expand your journey in the Cloud.
Cloud computing provides a simple way to access servers, storage, databases and a broad set of application services over the Internet. A Cloud services platform such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), owns and maintains the network-connected hardware required for these application services, while you provision and use what you need via a web application.
AWS began offering its technology infrastructure platform in 2006. At this point, AWS has over a million active customers using AWS in every imaginable way.
This course is approximately 8 hours long in total, and will be delivered through a mix of:
- Instructor lectures
- Video demonstrations through Hands on Labs
The course curriculum is designed as follows :
- Introduction to Cloud computing
- First Steps into Amazon Web Services
- Identity and Access Management
- Virtual Private Cloud
- All you need to know about EC2
- Simple Storage Services
- Autoscaling , Elasticity and ELB
- Route 53
- Monitoring with Cloud Watch
- Logging with SNS
- Auditing with Cloud Trail
- AWS Config
- Serverless computing with Lambda
- AWS Shared Reponsibility Model
- Security and Compliance on AWS
- AWS Key Management Service
- AWS Organizations and Pricing Model
- AWS Billing and Cost tools
- AWS Support Plans and Trusted Advisor
- Reference Documentation with AWS Whitepapers
In order to complete the course, it is advised to follow along the labs as well. Please create a aws account by navigating to https://aws.amazon.com/free.
Video 26 demonstrates all the features that you get with free tier. You will also understand how you can create an free aws account in the same video.
During this course , you would be presented with various lab sections. It would be great if you can follow along and also run through the labs . We would be performing lab demonstrations on various topics including
Creation of users accounts using AWS IAM
Creation of networks and subnets using AWS VPC
Provisioning virtual machines in AWS using AWS EC2
Hosting data in S3 buckets
Monitoring using cloudwatch
Audit with cloud trail
Compliance with cloud config
Feel free to let us know how you were able to get along the course lab demonstrations. If there are any difficulties, donot hesitate to ask questions through this medium . I would be happy to assist you.
Remeber , this is your first step in AWS. AWS cloud practioner does not make you an architect. It brings awareness about cloud and various cloud services that AWS offers. Your next step after this course / certification would be to work on AWS-SA Exam.
As mentioned earlier, please feel free to post your questions.
Skills in this Class:
Technology, Architecture, Aws, Cloud Computing, Amazon, IT Security