AWS ( Amazon Web Services)

AWS Training Overview

This Instructor-led comprehensive AWS Training ( AWS Solutions Architect – Associate and Sysops  Administrator ) designed to show how to setup and run Cloud Services in Amazon Web Services (AWS) all the way through to IaaS with hands-on experience on AWS Public cloud.

This course provides a strong foundation for implementing and designing cloud services. 

AWS Training Objectives

• Compute (EC2)

• Storage (S3, EBS, EFS, Storage Gateway and Snowball)

• Database (RDS, DMS and Redshift)

• Network and Content Delivery (Route 53, VPC and Cloud Front)

• Management Tools (Cloud Watch, Cloud Formation and Cloud Trail)

• Security & Identity Compliance (IAM, Trusted Advisor, Config andInspector)

• Application Services (SWF and Elastic Transcoder)

• Messaging (SNS, SQS and SES)

• Developer tools (Code Commit, Code Build, Code Deploy and Code Pipeline)

AWS Training Prerequisites

• Absolute Beginners. No prior AWS experience is necessary

• Previous System Administration/ Development knowledge would be added advantage

• System Administrators Interested in Deploying Applications on AWS

• Cloud Computing Enthusiasts

AWS System Requirements

• Need to set up an AWS Account

• (Most of the Services comes with AWS free tier eligibility)

• Windows: Putty, Putty KeyGen and Web Browser with Internet connectivity.

• Linux/Mac : Default Terminal

AWS Course Duration

• 35 Days , Daily One Hour

Introduction to Cloud Computing

• Introduction to cloud computing

• Essential Characteristics of Cloud Computing

• Service Models in Cloud computing

• Deployment models in Cloud Computing

• Introduction to AWS

• AWS Account creation &free tier limitations overview

Identity Access Management

• Root Account Vs IAM user

• Multi-FactorAuthentication for Users

• IAM Password Policies

• Creating Customer Managed Policies.

• Groups

• Roles

Glacier Storage

• What is Simple Storage Service (S3)

• Storage Classes

• Versioning

• Cross-region replication

• Life Cycle Management

• Security & Encryption

• Static Webhosting with S3 bucket

• Events configuration on S3 buckets

• Enabling cross-account access for S3

• S3 Data management and backup using 3rd Party applications.

• S3 Cross-Account Access and Pre-Signed URLs

• Storage Gateway

Linux Introduction

• Basics of Linux for AWS

• Linux Installation and Basic commands overview

• Web Server and Services Configurations


• EC2 Instance Launch Wizard

• EC2 Instance Types

• Generating custom Public Key and Private keys for EC2 instances

• Security groups

• Volumes and Snapshots

• Creating customized Amazon Machine Images

• RAID Overview and RAID Configurations

• User Data and Metadata

• ElasticLoad Balancers & Health Checks

• Auto Scaling Groups

• CloudWatch

• Creating Billing Alarm and EC2 instance alarms.

• AWS CLI&EC2 Roles

• Elastic File System

• AWS Lightsail

• Elastic Beanstalk

• Placement Groups

Route 53

• DNS Records overview

• Routing Policies

• Hosting sample Website and configuring Policies

• Simple Routing Policy

• Latency Routing Policy

• Failover Routing Policy

• Weighted Routing Policy

• Geolocation Routing Policy.


• Launching a RDS  Instances (MySQL, MSSQL & Aurora)

• Multi-AZ & Read Replicas for RDS instances

• DynamoDB

• Redshift

• Elastichache

• Database Migration Service and Schema conversion tool

VPC (Virtual Private Cloud)

• Networking Basics

• Creating custom VPCs and custom Subnets

• Network ACL’s

• Route Tables & IGW

• VPC Peering

• Flow log creation

• VPN Configuration with AWS (OpenVPN)

Security Options

• CloudTrail

• AWS Config

• Key Management Services

• AWS Certificate Manager

• AWS Inspector

• AWS Trusted Advisor

• Content Delivery Networks / CloudFront

Application Services

• Simple Email Service

• Simple Queue Service

• Simple Workflow Service

• Simple Notification Service

• SMS – Server Migration Service

• Migrating server from on-premises to cloud

• Cloud Formation

• Directory Services and Adding EC2 instance to Domain

• AWS TCO Calculator and Simple Monthly calculator

DevOps Tools Overview

• What is DevOps in Cloud

• Code Pipeline

• Code Commit, Code Build

• Code Deploy

• Lambda

Monitoring Tools

• Creating Custom Metrics with CloudWatch

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• Security

• Reliability

• Performance Efficiency

• Cost Optimization

• Operational Excellence

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