This instructor-led course is the first step in training for the industry-leading Amazon AWS product. It serves as a thorough introduction to the services and solutions possible with AWS. It is also the first certification in paths available for IT professionals looking to codify their knowledge and skills in AWS. Anyone looking for exposure to AWS or the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner should take this course.

This course can be used in order to prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

Course Instructor: Raymond Lacoste

Course Outline

01. Course Overview and AWS Introduction

  • Introduction to AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Course and Exam Objectives
  • Introducing AWS and the Cloud
  • AWS Well-Architected Framework
  • The AWS Global Architecture (Regions, Availability Zones, and Edge Locations)
  • AWS Pricing, Billing, Support Plans and Dashboards
  • Accessing AWS Resources

02. AWS Compute

  • Amazon EC2
  • EC2 Scaling and Load Balancing
  • Amazon ECS, EKS, and Fargate
  • AWS Lambda
  • Elastic BeanStalk

03. AWS Databases

  • Database Overview and RDS
  • Amazon Elasticache
  • DynamoDB
  • DocumentDB
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Amazon Neptune

04. AWS Storage

  • Instance and EBS Storage
  • EFS, FSx for Windows and FSx for Lustre
  • Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • AWS Storage Gateway

05. AWS Networking

  • VPC Overview and Subnets
  • VPC Internet Connectivity, Routing, and NAT
  • VPC Security Groups and ACLs
  • VPNs and Direct Connect
  • CloudFront, Global Accelerator and Route53
  • API Gateway

06. AWS Messaging, Migration, and Translation

  • SQS
  • SNS and SES
  • Snowcone, Snowball, Snowmobile
  • AWS DataSync, AWS Transfer, AWS Database Migration Service
  • AWS Translate and Transcribe

07. Security

  • Security Overview, IAM Users and Groups
  • Permissions and Policies
  • IAM Roles, Identity Federation and Cognito
  • KMS, Secrets Manager, AWS Organizations and Compliance
  • AWS WAF, Shield, Inspector, Macie, and GuardDuty

08. Monitoring and Maintenance

  • CloudWatch, CloudWatch Logs, and CloudWatch Events
  • CloudTrail and Trusted Advisor

Skills Learned

After completing this online training course, students will be able to:

  • Define what the AWS Cloud is and the basic global infrastructure
  • Describe basic AWS Cloud architectural principles
  • Describe the AWS Cloud value proposition
  • Describe key services on the AWS platform and their common use cases (for example, compute and analytics)
  • Describe basic security and compliance aspects of the AWS platform and the shared security model
  • Define the billing, account management, and pricing models
  • Identify sources of documentation or technical assistance (for example, whitepapers or support tickets)
  • Describe basic/core characteristics of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud