AWS Technical Essentials

Course Description:

This one day AWS Technical Essentials course is intended to introduce you to Amazon Web Services, including AWS storage options, Elastic Load Balancing/autoscaling and Amazon EC2. You will also learn to comfortably manage database services such as DynamoDB and Amazon RDS.

We will also learn how to monitor your deployment using Amazon CloudWatch metrics and alarms, along with maintaining user access with Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM) and reducing deployment complexity with Amazon Elastic Beanstalk. We will discuss Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) and Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) and how they can be used in developing decoupled, microservice based architectures.

Duration: 1 Day/Lecture & Lab

Audience Profile:

Anyone interested in acquiring a high level view of Amazon Web Services, the core business value proposition and exposure to the breadth of its offerings.


Attendees should also have an understanding of basic system operations, server configuration, networking and databases.

Certification Options:

The AWS Technical Essentials course serves as the foundation for subsequent courses, including the AWS Developing certification, the AWS Solutions Architecture certification and the AWS SysOps certification courses.

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Course Outline:

  • The Basics Of Aws Cloud Computing
  • Aws Cloud Application Architectures
  • Storage Options On Aws
  • Amazon Ec2
  • Scalable Architectures In The Aws Cloud
  • High Availability In The Aws Cloud
  • Elastic Load Balancing/Autoscaling
  • Security In The Aws Cloud
  • Application Deployment On Aws
  • Managed Database Services On Aws

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