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AWS Technical Essentials - Ultimate Training Guide

Learn how to architect highly available, scalable and cost effective solutions on AWS


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Offer ends 03 December 2021
Study method
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Duration
11.9 hours
Qualification
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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Overview

Whether you are a business looking to migrate your applications to the cloud or an IT Professional wanting learn more about the AWS platform, this course is a foundation starting point. You can then go on to take further certification courses to specialize for different job roles and starting building cloud solutions for your organization and clients.

This hands-on practical course will help you develop your skills in building highly available, scalable and cost effective compute, storage, network and database services on AWS.

Curriculum

8
sections
71
lectures
11h 53m
total
    • 1: Overview of the course Preview 03:51
    • 2: Section 1-2 Demo - Setup an AWS Free Tier Account 07:42
    • 3: Section 1-3 Setting up your Environment 05:22
    • 4: Section 1-4 Create a Billing Alarm 08:47
    • 5: Section 1-5 Introduction to Cloud Computing 05:34
    • 6: Section 1-6 The Six Advantages of Cloud Computing 04:30
    • 7: Section 1-7 The AWS Global Infrastructure 11:43
    • 8: Section 2-1 Introduction to IAM 20:06
    • 9: Section 2-2 Demo - IAM Hands-On Lab 15:00
    • 10: Section 2-3 IAM Authorization and Policies 07:16
    • 11: Section 2-4 Demo - IAM Roles and Policies 06:50
    • 12: Section 2-5 IAM Identity Federation 03:55
    • 13: Section 3-1 Introduction to Amazon Simple Storage Service Part 1 07:42
    • 14: Section 3-2 Introduction to Amazon Simple Storage Service Part 2 13:11
    • 15: Section 3-3 Demo - Create an Amazon S3 Bucket 17:54
    • 16: Section 3-4 Amazon S3 Access Policies 06:26
    • 17: Section 3-5 Amazon S3 Versioning 03:04
    • 18: Section 3-6 Demo - Configure Amazon S3 Versioning 18:13
    • 19: Section 3-7 Amazon S3 Cross Region Replication 05:18
    • 20: Section 3-8 Demo - Configure Amazon S3 Cross Region Replication 08:13
    • 21: Section 3-9 Amazon S3 Lifecycle Management 08:25
    • 22: Section 3-10 Amazon S3 Static Website Hosting 13:50
    • 23: Section 3-11 Demo - Setup S3 Static Website 13:00
    • 24: Section 4-1 IP Addresses and Port Numbers Part 1 10:17
    • 25: Section 4-2 IP Addresses and Port Numbers Part 2 12:51
    • 26: Section 4-3 IP Addresses and Subnetting Part 1 05:06
    • 27: Section 4-4 IP Addresses and Subnetting Part 2 16:32
    • 28: Section 4-5 Introduction to On-Premise Networking - Quick Overview 05:21
    • 29: Section 4-6 Introduction to Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) 06:09
    • 30: Section 4-7 AWS Default VPCs 06:54
    • 31: Section 4-8 Demo - Create a VPC 06:59
    • 32: Section 4-9 Amazon VPC - Internet Gateway 06:24
    • 33: Section 4-10 Amazon VPC - Subnets and Route Tables 10:23
    • 34: Section 4-11 Demo - Building Amazon VPC Subnets 07:11
    • 35: Section 4-12 Amazon VPC - Subnets and Usable IP Addresses 04:03
    • 36: Section 4-13 Amazon VPC - Security Groups and NACLs Part 1 11:03
    • 37: Section 4-14 Amazon VPC - Security Groups and NACLs Part 2 18:43
    • 38: Section 4-15 Amazon VPC - Network Address Translation NAT Part 1 12:51
    • 39: Section 4-16 Demo - Create a NAT Instance for your VPC 11:50
    • 40: Section 4-17 Amazon VPC - Network Address Translation NAT Part 2 11:34
    • 41: Section 5-1 Introduction to Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Part 1 16:40
    • 42: Section 5-2 Introduction to Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Part 2 09:42
    • 43: Section 5-3 Demo - Launch an EC2 Instance 18:33
    • 44: Section 5-4 Elastic Bloc Storage (EBS) 05:39
    • 45: Section 5-5 Demo - Expand an EBS Volume 15:21
    • 46: Section 5-6 Amazon Elastic Load Balancer 06:38
    • 47: Section 5-7 Demo - Create an Elastic Load Balancer 20:31
    • 48: Section 5-8 AWS Auto Scaling 13:01
    • 49: Section 5-9 Demo - Configure AWS Auto Scaling Part 1 13:44
    • 50: Section 5-10 Configure AWS Auto Scaling Part 2 16:14
    • 51: Section 6-1 Introduction to Amazon RDS 20:47
    • 52: Section 6-2 Demo - Create an Amazon RDS Database 13:41
    • 53: Section 6-3 Amazon Aurora, DynamoDB, Redshift and ElastiCache 12:34
    • 54: Section 7-1 Amazon CloudWatch 11:29
    • 55: Section 7-2 Demo - Build a CloudWatch Dashboard 10:11
    • 56: Section 7-3 Amazon Trusted Advisor 07:29
    • 57: Section 8-1 Project - The Vegan Studio - Setting the Scene 04:27
    • 58: Section 8-2 Project - The Vegan Studio - Design Requirements HLD 07:34
    • 59: Section 8-3 Project - The Vegan Studio - Design Solution LLD 10:59
    • 60: Section 8-4 Project - The Vegan Studio - HA and Failover Tests 03:13
    • 61: Section 8-5 Project - The Vegan Studio - VPC and Networking 12:32
    • 62: Section 8-6 Project - The Vegan Studio - S3 Resource Bucket 05:52
    • 63: Section 8-7 Project - The Vegan Studio - IAM Role 05:26
    • 64: Section 8-8 Project - The Vegan Studio - RDS Multi AZ 11:18
    • 65: Section 8-9 Project - The Vegan Studio - Amazon ELB 09:36
    • 66: Section 8-10 Project - The Vegan Studio - Auto Scaling 20:11
    • 67: Section 8-11 Project - The Vegan Studio - Access the Web Application 05:01
    • 68: Section 8-12 Project - The Vegan Studio - HA and Failover Test Part 1 07:10
    • 69: Section 8-13 Project - The Vegan Studio - HA and Failover Test Part 2 05:53
    • 70: Section 8-14 Project - The Vegan Studio - Assignment 1 05:00 PDF
    • 71: Section 8-15 Project - The Vegan Studio - Project Clean Up 06:28

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Description

Welcome to the AWS Technical Essentials Course!

In this hands-on technical course, you will learn about core AWS services and products. You will also gain hands-on experience through our step-by-step video demonstrations on how to build common cloud solutions. With this fundamentals course, you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements and start learning how to build highly available, fault tolerant, scalable and cost effective cloud solutions.

Course Structure

The course comprises core theoretical concepts as well as several hands-on demonstrations to help you build your practical experience on the AWS platform. By the end of the course, you will gain confidence in architecting, designing and implementing solutions on AWS to support a wide range of applications.

Project Assignment

The course also includes a Project Assignment, where we look at a typical real-world scenario and learn how to fulfill a business requirement. The Project Assignment section will walk you through architecting a solution for the given scenario and demonstrate complete end-to-end implementation. At the end of the project section, you will be requested to carry out the project in your own AWS Free Tier account and submit your assignment to your instructor. Your instructor will then check your assignment and grade your work.

Course Outline

  • Section 1 – Introduction to Cloud Computing, AWS Services and History of AWS

  • Section 2 – AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) and other security concepts

  • Section 3 – Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

  • Section 4 – AWS Networking Services

  • Section 5 – AWS Elastic Compute Cloud and EBS, Elastic Load Balancing and Auto Scaling

  • Section 6 - AWS RDS and DynamoDB NoSQL Databases

  • Section 7 - AWS Management Tools - CloudWatch and Trusted Advisor

  • Section 8 - Project Assignment - Design and Implement a cloud solution on AWS for a typical business use case

Who is this course for?

The course comprises of core theoretical concepts as well as several hands-on demonstrations to help you build your practical experience on the AWS platform.

Intended Audience

  • Individuals responsible for articulating the business benefits of AWS services

  • IT Professionals new to AWS

  • Sysops administrators and developers who are interested in using AWS services

Requirements

This course is designed for both IT professionals and those from other verticals. The course provides foundational knowledge on core AWS services but assumes you have some experience with IT such as basic Windows or Linux operating systems and use of the Internet.

Career path

By completing this course, you will gained a good understanding of core AWS services and also developed some practical experience in provisioning services on AWS. This can help you get a foothold into the cloud computing space working as as a cloud engineer, cloud system administrator or even a junior architect.

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