Amazon Web Services

AWS Cloud Technical Essentials

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Morgan Willis
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  • Describe terminology and concepts related to AWS services   

  • Articulate key concepts of AWS security measures and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)    

  • You will learn to distinguish among several AWS compute services, including Amazon EC2, AWS Lambda, and Amazon ECS.

  • Understand AWS database and storage offerings, including Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon S3.    

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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to AWS Cloud Technical Essentials Week 1! In this week, you will learn the definition of cloud computing and how to describe the cloud value proposition. You will learn how to differentiate between workloads that run on-premises versus in the cloud, and how to create an AWS account. You will also get an overview of Amazon Web Services, including how to differentiate between AWS Regions and Availability Zones, and the different ways that you can interact with AWS. Finally, you will learn best practices for using AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM).

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13 videos13 readings2 quizzes1 app item1 discussion prompt3 plugins

Welcome to Week 2, where you will learn how AWS compute services differ from other AWS services. The content for this week covers the basic components of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) architecture, and how to differentiate between a container and a virtual machine. You will also learn about the features and advantages of using serverless technologies, basic networking concepts, and the features of Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC).

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17 videos8 readings2 quizzes1 app item1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Week 3! This week, you will learn important concepts for AWS storage services—such as buckets and objects for Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), and how Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) is used on AWS. You will also explore databases on AWS, and the use cases for each AWS storage service.

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12 videos8 readings2 quizzes1 app item2 discussion prompts

Welcome to Week 4, where you will learn about the benefits of monitoring on AWS, and how to optimize solutions on AWS. You will also learn about the function of Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), and how to differentiate between vertical scaling and horizontal scaling.

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