Introduction to AWS

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1 day practical workshop for up to 12 people.
Only £395
If you need an overview of the AWS architecture and platform, then this day of training would be ideal for you. It starts from the beginning, and introduces you to cloud concepts and then demonstrates how the Amazon platform

Layout

This session takes the form of lectures along with demonstrations and exercises to consolidate the content being taught.

Who it is for

Anyone new to AWS and cloud computing who wants to get an overview of what it is and why it might benefit their organisation.

Training Course Prerequisites

  • None

Chapters

Chapter 1 What is the Cloud

  • Fundamentals of cloud computing
  • Benefits of cloud computing
  • AWS and Cloud Computing

Chapter 2 Introduction to EC2

  • Setting up Servers in the Cloud
  • Virtual Private Clouds, Security Groups, and IPs
  • Configuration options for servers
  • Autoscaling, Load balancing and Elasticity

Chapter 3 Introduction to Storage

  • Storage options
  • Relational Databases as a Service - RDS
  • NoSQL Databases as a service - DynamoDB
  • Object Stores - S3, Glacier
  • Caching - Elasticache

Chapter 4 Security and the Cloud

  • Security Overview
  • Responsibilities of AWS
  • Responsibilities of the AWS Customer
  • Securing your infrastructure
  • Managing teams access to AWS with IAM

Chapter 5 The Paradigm Shift for Traditional Infrastructure

  • Infrastructure as code
  • Serverless architectures
  • Single click deployment and continuous delivery