AWS Technical Essentials

Course Overview

If you’re an IT professional, new to the cloud, and want to learn how to build, compare, and apply highly available, fault-tolerant, scalable, and cost-effective cloud solutions, you need AWS Technical Essentials. This one-day course for beginners introduces you to AWS products, services, and common solutions. This course is ideal for individuals in tech roles who need to understand AWS Cloud concepts to make informed decisions about IT solutions based on business requirements. It introduces you to the fundamental concepts of compute, database, storage, networking, monitoring, and security. After completing the course, you’ll be able to describe the terminology and concepts related to AWS services, navigate the AWS Management Console, and articulate key concepts of AWS security measures, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), and more. AWS Training and Certification offers training to help you achieve your goals based on your preferred learning style. Our classroom courses allow you to engage with an accredited AWS expert instructor in real time. The course includes labs that offer hands-on practice in a live AWS environment so you can apply what you’ve learned.

ExitCertified is an AWS Advanced Training Partner, the highest level of training partnership awarded by AWS. ExitCertified provides vendor-approved training and has the largest team of instructors delivering advanced AWS classes in North America, and the deepest bench of instructors delivering the entire authorized AWS catalog. AWS designates its highest status to only those few training partners that have consistently delivered the highest quality experience for learners. In 2021, students rated ExitCertified’s AWS training 4.69 out of 5.

AWS Technical Essentials introduces you to AWS products, services, and common solutions. It provides you with fundamentals to become more proficient in identifying AWS services so that you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements and get started working on AWS.

Skills Gained

In this course, you will learn:

  • Terminology and concepts related to the AWS platform
  • How to navigate the AWS Management Console
  • Key concepts of AWS security measures and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • What some of the key AWS services are, including:
  • Foundational services: Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), and Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)
  • Database services: Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
  • Management services: including AWS Auto Scaling, Amazon CloudWatch, Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), and AWS Trusted Advisor

Who Can Benefit

This course is intended for:

  • Individuals responsible for articulating the technical benefits of AWS services to customers
  • Individuals interested in learning how to get started with using AWS
  • SysOps administrators, Solution Architects and developers interested in using AWS services

Course Outline

This course covers the following concepts:

  • Introduction to AWS
  • AWS Compute
  • AWS Networking
  • AWS Storage
  • Databases
  • Monitoring, Load Balancing, and Scaling
  • Course Summary

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