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AWS Cloud Technical Essentials

Are you in a technical role and want to learn the fundamentals of AWS? Do you aspire to have a job or career as a cloud developer, architect, or in an operations role? If so, this course is an ideal way to start, as it requires no prior knowledge of cloud computing or AWS products and services.

AWS Cloud Technical Essentials introduces you to essential AWS products, services, and common solutions. The course covers the fundamental concepts of compute, database, storage, networking, monitoring and security that learners and professionals will need to know when working with AWS.

Learn how to get started working on AWS through a highly engaging and hands-on course experience that covers the concepts necessary to become more proficient in identifying AWS services so that you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements. The course also provides information on how to build, compare and apply highly available, fault tolerant, scalable cloud solutions that are cost effective.

Learners who will find this course applicable to their work include:

Individuals responsible for articulating the technical benefits of AWS services to customers

Individuals interested in learning how to get started with AWS

SysOps administrators

Solutions architects

Developers

This is a foundational level course that requires no prior knowledge of cloud computing or AWS products and services.

What you'll learn

  • Individuals responsible for articulating the technical benefits of AWS services to customers
  • Individuals interested in learning how to get started with AWS
  • SysOps administrators
  • Solutions architects
  • Developers
  • Terminology and concepts related to the AWS platform
  • How to navigate the AWS Management Console
  • Key concepts of AWS security measures and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Several AWS compute services including Amazon EC2, Amazon Lambda, Amazon ECS and Amazon EKS
  • AWS storage and database offerings such as Amazon RDS, Amazon Dynamo DB and Amazon S3
  • Further insights into AWS' networking capabilties
  • The monitoirng capabilities of Amazon CloudWatch
  • Welcome to the Course
  • Getting Started with AWS Cloud
  • Security in the AWS Cloud
  • AWS Identity and Access Management
  • Week 1 Assessment, Readings, and Resources
  • Introduction to Week 2
  • AWS Compute
  • AWS Networking
  • Week 2 Assessment, Readings and Resources
  • Storage on AWS
  • Databases on AWS
  • Week 3 Assessment, Readings and Resources
  • Monitoring on AWS
  • Optimization
  • Going Serverless
  • Week 4 Assessment, Readings and Resources
  • End of Course Assessment

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Subjects Programming
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Length 4 weeks
Effort 2 - 4 hours per week
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $149
From Amazon Web Services via edX
Instructors Alana Layton, Morgan Willis
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Programming
Tags Computer Science

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