Welcome to AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials. If you’re new to the cloud, whether you’re in a technical or non-technical role such as finance, legal, sales, marketing, this course will provide you with an understand of fundamental AWS Cloud concepts to help you gain confidence to contribute to your organization’s cloud initiatives. This course is also the starting point to prepare for your AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification whenever it’s convenient for you.
After you complete the course, you’ll understand the benefits of the AWS Cloud and the basics of its global infrastructure. You’ll be able to describe and provide an example of the core AWS services, including compute, network, databases, and storage. For the finance-minded, you’ll be able to articulate the financial benefits of the AWS Cloud, define core billing and pricing models, and learn how to use pricing tools to make cost-effective choices for AWS services.
Module 1: Intro to Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Benefits of the AWS Cloud
Differences between on-demand delivery and cloud deployments
Module 2: Compute in the Cloud
Benefits of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and Auto Scaling
Overview of Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), and Amazon Simple Queue Services (Amazon SQS)
Module 3: Global Infrastructure and Reliability
AWS Global Infrastructure and Availability Zones
Benefits of Amazon CloudFront and Edge locations
Module 4: Networking
Real-life scenarios for virtual private networks (VPN)
Benefits of AWS Direct Connect and hybrid deployments
Module 5: Storage and Databases
Overview of Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS), Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), and Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)
Introduction to Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Module 6: Security
The shared responsibility model and foundational security policies
Overview of the benefits of compliance with AWS
Module 7: Monitoring and Analytics
How to monitor your AWS environment
Overview of AWS monitoring services, including Amazon CloudWatch, AWS CloudTrail, and AWS Trusted Advisor
Module 8: Pricing and Support
Overview of AWS pricing and support models
Intro to AWS services like AWS Budgets, AWS Cost Explorer, and AWS Pricing Calculator
Module 9: Migration and Innovation
What is migration and innovation in the AWS Cloud?
What is the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF)?
Module 10: The Cloud Journey
The five pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework and the six benefits of cloud computing