AWS Technical Essentials

Learn the foundations of cloud computing, storage, and networking on AWS in this one-day course. In this introductory course, you will learn about AWS products, services, and common solutions. You will learn the fundamentals of identifying AWS services so that you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements.

What you will learn:

  • 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)
  • And much more

Who should take the course:

  • 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

What experience you will need:

  • Working knowledge of distributed systems
  • Familiarity with general networking concepts
  • Working knowledge of multi-tier architectures
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts

Course outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Amazon Web Services

  • Introduction to AWS Cloud
  • Security in the AWS Cloud
  • Hosting the employee directory application in AWS
  • Hands-On Lab: Introduction to AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Module 2: AWS Compute

  • Compute as a service in AWS
  • Introduction to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
  • Amazon EC2 instance lifecycle
  • AWS container services
  • What is serverless?
  • Introduction to AWS Lambda
  • Choose the right compute service
  • Hands-On Lab: Launch the Employee Directory Application on Amazon EC2

Module 3: AWS Networking

  • Networking in AWS
  • Introduction to Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
  • Amazon VPC routing
  • Amazon VPC security
  • Hands-On Lab: Create a VPC and Relaunch the Corporate Directory Application in Amazon
    EC2

Module 4: AWS Storage

  • AWS storage types
  • Amazon EC2 instance storage and Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)
  • Object storage with Amazon S3
  • Choose the right storage service
  • Hands-On Lab: Create an Amazon S3 Bucket

Module 5: Databases

  • Explore databases in AWS
  • Amazon Relational Database Service
  • Purpose-built databases
  • Introduction to Amazon DynamoDB
  • Choose the right AWS database service
  • Hands-On Lab: Implement and manage Amazon DynamoDB

Module 6: Monitoring, Optimization, and Serverless

  • Monitoring
  • Optimization
  • Alternate serverless employee directory application architecture
  • Hands-On Lab: Configure High Availability for Your Application
  • Module 7: Course Summary

 

Instruktører:

Anders Bjørnestad

Anders Bjørnestad har utviklet løsninger på AWS plattformen siden 2010 og har jobbet med alt fra cloud-strategi til å designe og implementere tekniske løsninger på denne plattformen. Anders er en av initiativtakerne til AWS User Groups i Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim og Stavanger og han mottok nylig fra AWS hedersbeviset “AWS Community Hero”, som en av få i Europa.

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