AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials

Course 1223

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Language: English
  • Level: Foundation

This AWS cloud practitioner essentials course is for individuals who seek an overall understanding of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud, independent of specific technical roles. You will learn about AWS Cloud concepts, AWS services, security, architecture, pricing, and support to build your AWS Cloud knowledge. This course also helps you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials Course Information

In this AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials course, you will learn how to:

  • Summarize the working definition of AWS.
  • Differentiate between on-premise, hybrid-cloud, and all-in cloud.
  • Describe the basic global infrastructure of the AWS Cloud.
  • Explain the six benefits of the AWS Cloud.
  • Describe and provide an example of the core AWS services, including compute, network, databases, and storage.
  • Identify a solution using AWS Cloud services with various use cases.
  • Describe the AWS Well-Architected Framework.
  • Explain the shared responsibility model.
  • Describe the core security services within the AWS Cloud.
  • Describe the basics of AWS Cloud migration.
  • Articulate the financial benefits of the AWS Cloud for an organization’s cost management.
  • Define the core billing, account management, and pricing models.
  • Explain how to use pricing tools to make cost-effective choices for AWS services.

AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials Prerequisites

We recommend that attendees of this course have general IT (Information Technology) business and technical knowledge.

AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials Course Outline

  • Summarize the benefits of AWS
  • Describe differences between on-demand delivery and cloud deployments
  • Summarize the pay-as-you-go pricing model
  • Describe the benefits of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) at a basic level
  • Identify the different Amazon EC2 instance types
  • Differentiate between the various billing options for Amazon EC2
  • Describe the benefits of Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
  • Summarize the benefits of Elastic Load Balancing
  • Give an example of the uses for Elastic Load Balancing
  • Summarize the differences between Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) and Amazon Simple Queue Services (Amazon SQS)
  • Summarize additional AWS compute options
  • Summarize the benefits of the AWS Global Infrastructure
  • Describe the basic concept of Availability Zones
  • Describe the benefits of Amazon CloudFront and Edge locations
  • Compare different methods for provisioning AWS services
  • Integrating, Validating, and Cutting Over Applications
  • Modernizing and Optimizing an Application Migration
  • Understanding Operations Tools, Integration Testing, and Automation
  • Migration Best Practices
  • Describe the basic concepts of networking
  • Describe the difference between public and private networking resources
  • Explain a virtual private gateway using a real-life scenario
  • Explain a virtual private network (VPN) using a real-life scenario
  • Describe the benefit of AWS Direct Connect
  • Describe the benefit of hybrid deployments
  • Describe the layers of security used in an IT strategy
  • Describe which services are used to interact with the AWS global network
  • Summarize the basic concept of storage and databases
  • Describe benefits of Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)
  • Describe benefits of Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
  • Describe the benefits of Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)
  • Summarize various storage solutions
  • Describe the benefits of Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
  • Describe the benefits of Amazon DynamoDB
  • Summarize various database services
  • Describe which services are used to interact with the AWS global network
  • Explain the benefits of the shared responsibility model
  • Describe multi-factor authentication (MFA)
  • Differentiate between the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) security levels
  • Describe security policies at a basic level
  • Explain the benefits of AWS Organizations
  • Summarize the benefits of compliance with AWS
  • Explain primary AWS security services at a basic level
  • Summarize approaches to monitoring your AWS environment
  • Describe the benefits of Amazon CloudWatch
  • Describe the benefits of AWS CloudTrail
  • Describe the benefits of AWS Trusted Advisor
  • Understand AWS pricing and support models
  • Describe the AWS Free Tier
  • Describe key benefits of AWS Organizations and consolidated billing
  • Explain the benefits of AWS Budgets
  • Explain the benefits of AWS Cost Explorer
  • Explain the primary benefits of the AWS Pricing Calculator
  • Distinguish between the various AWS Support Plans
  • Describe the benefits of AWS Marketplace
  • Understand migration and innovation in the AWS Cloud
  • Summarize the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF)
  • Summarize six critical factors of a cloud migration strategy
  • Describe the benefits of various AWS data migration solutions, such as AWS Snowcone, AWS Snowball, and AWS Snowmobile
  • Summarize the broad scope of innovative solutions that AWS offers
  • Summarize the five pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework
  • Determine resources for preparing the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner examination
  • Describe the benefits of becoming AWS Certified

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AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials FAQs

You are given 90 minutes to complete 65 questions, either multiple choice or multiple responses.

Yes, the exam is offered in the following languages: English, French (France), German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Simplified Chinese, and Spanish (Latin America). Additional languages are available via Pearson Vue only: Spanish (Spain) and Traditional Chinese.

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms, which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in-class and live online.

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