AWS Essentials

Learn from AWS technical instructors about the AWS Platform, global infrastructure, security, and the core services.
AWS Essentials
File Size :
1.11 GB
Total length :
3h 23m



Amazon Web Services (AWS)


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Last updated 11/2017



AWS Essentials

What you’ll learn

Recognize terminology and concepts as they relate to the AWS platform and navigate the AWS Management Console.
Grasp the foundational servers, including Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), and Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS).
Learn about the security measures AWS provides and key concepts of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM).
Use AWS database services, including Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Relational Database (RDS).
Understand AWS management tools, including Auto Scaling, Amazon CloudWatch, Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), and AWS Trusted Advisor.

AWS Essentials


Fundamental understanding of IT, storage, databases, and networking.


Introduction to AWS Core Services introduces you to AWS products, services, and common solutions. It provides IT technical end users with basic fundamentals to become more proficient in identifying AWS services so that you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements.

This course has been developed by AWS, and is delivered by AWS technical instructors who teach cloud computing courses around the globe. Whether you are just starting out, building on existing IT skills, or advancing your Cloud knowledge, this course is a great way to expand your journey in the Cloud.
Cloud computing provides a simple way to access servers, storage, databases and a broad set of application services over the Internet. A Cloud services platform such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), owns and maintains the network-connected hardware required for these application services, while you provision and use what you need via a web application.
AWS began offering its technology infrastructure platform in 2006. At this point, AWS has over a million active customers using AWS in every imaginable way.

This course is approximately 4.0 hours long in total, and will be delivered through a mix of:
Instructor lecturesVideo demonstrationsKnowledge checks


Lecture 1 Welcome and Course Overview

Section 1: Welcome and Course Overview

Lecture 2 Introduction

Section 2: Module One: Introduction to AWS Cloud Computing

Lecture 3 AWS Cloud Computing

Lecture 4 Demo: AWS Management Console

Lecture 5 Benefits of Cloud Computing

Lecture 6 AWS Platform

Lecture 7 Global Infrastructure

Section 3: Module Two: AWS Foundational Services

Lecture 8 Introduction to AWS Foundational Services

Lecture 9 Amazon Compute Services

Lecture 10 AMIs and Instances

Lecture 11 Instance Store and EBS

Lecture 12 AWS Marketplace

Lecture 13 Choosing the Right Amazon EC2 Instance

Lecture 14 Instance Metadata and User Data

Lecture 15 Amazon EC2 Purchase Options

Lecture 16 Amazon Storage Services: Amazon S3

Lecture 17 Amazon S3: More Concepts

Lecture 18 Amazon S3 Security

Lecture 19 Amazon S3 Versioning

Lecture 20 Amazon S3 Storage Classes

Lecture 21 Amazon S3 Object Lifecycle

Lecture 22 Amazon EBS

Lecture 23 Amazon EBS Pricing and Volumes

Lecture 24 Amazon EBS and S3

Lecture 25 Amazon EC2 Instance Store and Reboot

Lecture 26 Networking

Lecture 27 Demo: Build Your VPC and Launch a Web Server

Section 4: Module Three: Security and Identity & Access Management

Lecture 28 Introduction to Security and Identity & Access Management

Lecture 29 Shared Security Model

Lecture 30 Physical Security

Lecture 31 Hardware, Software, Auditing and Compliance

Lecture 32 Security Groups

Lecture 33 Security Groups Explained

Lecture 34 Amazon VPC

Lecture 35 AWS IAM Authorization

Lecture 36 Policies

Lecture 37 Assume Role

Lecture 38 Assume User

Lecture 39 Security Credentials and IAM Authorization

Lecture 40 Security Best Practices

Lecture 41 AWS Resource-Based Policies

Section 5: Module Four: AWS Databases

Lecture 42 Introduction to AWS Databases

Lecture 43 AWS Databases

Lecture 44 Amazon RDS Concepts

Lecture 45 Database Security

Lecture 46 Amazon RDS Architecture

Lecture 47 Database Parameters

Lecture 48 Amazon RDS Best Practices

Lecture 49 Amazon DynamoDB

Lecture 50 Supported Operations

Lecture 51 Amazon RDS and Amazon DynamoDB

Lecture 52 Demo: Build Your Database Server

Section 6: Module Five: Elasticity and Management Tools

Lecture 53 Introduction to Elasticity and Management Tools

Lecture 54 Elasticity and Management Tools

Lecture 55 Auto Scaling

Lecture 56 Elastic Load Balancing

Lecture 57 Amazon CloudWatch

Lecture 58 Trusted Advisor Part 1

Lecture 59 Trusted Advisor Part 2

Lecture 60 Demo: Scale and Load-Balance Your Web Application

Lecture 61 Conclusion

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

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 3h 23m | 1.11 GB
Created by: Amazon Web Services (AWS)

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