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AWS: A Comprehensive Introduction Course

COURSE TYPE

Intermediate

Course Number

1205

Duration

4 Days

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What is Amazon Web Services?  PLUS, Key Benefits of our AWS Cloud Training:
Your organization selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a flexible and scalable cloud computing solution to maximize your cloud investment. As a secure cloud services platform and subsidiary to Amazon.com, AWS offers computing power, database storage, content delivery and other functionality to help businesses scale and grow.

Now you need AWS training to deliver significant technical and business benefits by fully leveraging AWS.

In this intensive AWS course, you'll learn how the AWS suite of IT cloud computing services can be used separately or in combination to address common problems in computing and how to develop robust, flexible, and cost-effective cloud solutions.

You Will Learn How To

  • Apply best practices for creating an AWS-based cloud solution
  • Leverage AWS computing services to provision virtual machines
  • Implement highly durable and reliable storage systems
  • Transparently handle spikes in demand with elastic load balancing and auto scaling

Important Course Information

Recommended Experience:

  • Basic understanding of cloud computing concepts
  • Knowledge of computing platform environments and networks

Who Should Attend:
This hands-on course is designed for those with some experience in AWS. If your role requires you to demonstrate business benefits of AWS and if you’re ready to move beyond foundational cloud computing understanding, this course is for you

Software:

  • An AWS account is provided for your use during the course

All-Inclusive: After-Course Coaching for real-world application 

Learning Tree is with you from the beginning of your planning until you return to your job ready to apply your new skills – with instructor coaching to answer real-world Amazon cloud computing implementation challenges.

Take Your AWS Course Online or In-person:

Schedules are busy, but amazon AWS training online makes it easy to up-level your career. If you need AWS online training, we’ve got you covered. Our AnyWare course delivery option gives you the advantages of a live classroom right from the comfort of your computer screen – no matter where you are.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to AWS Cloud Computing

Getting started with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Creating accounts and analyzing the cost breakdown
  • Evaluating Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • Console, command–line tools and API

Overview of the architecture

  • EC2
  • S3
  • EBS
  • Beanstalk
  • RDS
  • VPC
  • CloudFront
  • SimpleDB
  • SQS
  • CloudWatch
  • Achieving Agility with EC2

Managing the EC2 infrastructure

  • Browsing Amazon Machine Images (AMI)
  • Specifying security groups and key pairs

Provisioning resources

  • Evaluating Elastic Block Store (EBS) and instance store root devices
  • Assigning elastic IP addresses
  • Mapping instance types to computing needs
  • Implementing Durable and Reliable Storage

Storing data in the cloud

  • Persisting off–instance storage with EBS volumes
  • Creating backups with snapshots
  • Achieving high durability with SimpleStorage Service
  • Transmitting data in/out of the Amazon cloud

Simplifying the database infrastructure

  • Achieving high availability of nonrelational data with SimpleDB
  • Effortlessly implementing a relational database with Relational Database Service (RDS)

Creating cost–effective distributed solutions

  • Decoupling applications with Simple Queue Service
  • Leveraging CloudFront for high–performance edge cache content delivery
  • Delivering static and streaming content
  • Adapting EC2 to Your Business Needs

Customizing virtual machines

  • Modifying existing images
  • Creating new images off of running instances
  • Converting an instance store AMI to an EBS AMI

Creating an AWS cloud architecture

  • Applying best practices for a cloud solution
  • Selecting a cloud setup for different use case scenarios
  • Handling Dynamic Resource Requirements

Monitoring from inside or outside of the cloud

  • Visualizing utilization metrics with CloudWatch
  • Setting alarms to send and receive notifications

Transparently scaling to meet load variations

  • Distributing incoming traffic with elastic load balancing
  • Dynamically adding and removing instances with Auto Scaling
  • Setting capacity thresholds
  • Hosting Applications with Elastic Beanstalk

Improving application delivery with Platform as a Service (PaaS)

  • Deploying scalable applications on the AWS cloud
  • Selecting and launching an application environment

Managing application environments

  • Customizing and configuring platform stacks
  • Provisioning application resources with CloudFormation
  • AWS Security Features

Controlling account security

  • Configuring access credentials
  • Managing users with Identity Access Management (IAM)

Leveraging the Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

  • Launching EC2 instances in private subnets for extra security
  • Bridging EC2 instances to your internal network with a VPN
  • Organizing EC2 instances in separate subnets with a VPC
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Course Tuition Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

After-Course Computing Sandbox
You'll be given remote access to a preconfigured virtual machine for you to redo your hands-on exercises, develop/test new code, and experiment with the same software used in your course.

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Standard Course Hours:9:00 am – 4:30 pm


FREE Online Course Exam (if applicable) – Last Day:3:30 pm – 4:30 pm


By successfully completing your FREE online course exam, you will:

  • Earn College Credit Units — Many Learning Tree courses are recommended for College Credits, which are accepted by over 2,000 colleges and universities, and may qualify you to receive Tuition Reimbursement.
  • Receive a Certificate of Achievement with the designation "Awarded with Distinction."

Each Course Day - Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest:4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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"The content and exercises in this Amazon Web Services course were well structured, and the hands-on activities deepened insight into the details of how to develop a cloud solution with AWS."

- N. Kaul, IT Innovation Analyst
Merck & Co., Inc.

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