AWS Technical Essentials

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

The AWS Technical Essentials Instructor-Led Training course introduces AWS products, services, and common solutions with demos, knowledge checks, and hands-on lab activities. It provides learners with the basic fundamentals to become more proficient in AWS and empowers them to make informed decisions about IT solutions based on business requirements.

Audience

  • Individuals responsible for articulating the business benefits of AWS services
  • Any individual who is new to AWS
  • SysOps Administrators and Developers who are interested in using AWS services

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize terminology and concepts as they relate to the AWS platform
  • Navigate the AWS Management Console
  • Understand the security measures AWS provides
  • Differentiate AWS Storage options and create an Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) bucket
  • Recognize AWS Compute and Networking options and use Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS)
  • Describe Managed Services and Database options
  • Use Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) to launch an application
  • Identify Deployment and Management options

This is an emerging technology course. Course outline is subject to change as needed.

1. Introduction to AWS

  • Navigate the AWS Management Console
  • Recognize AWS Global Infrastructure
  • Describe the security measures AWS provides

2. AWS Storage

  • Identify key AWS storage options
  • Describe Amazon EBS
  • Create an Amazon S3 bucket and manage associated objects

3. Compute Services & Networking

  • Identify the different AWS compute and networking options
  • Describe an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • Create an Amazon EC2 instance
  • Use Amazon EBS with Amazon EC2

4. Managed Services & Database

  • Describe Amazon DynamoDB
  • Understand key aspects of Amazon RDS
  • Launch an Amazon RDS instance

5. Deployment and Management

  • Identify what is CloudFormation
  • Describe Amazon CloudWatch metrics and alarms
  • Describe Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM)