Course 792:
AWS Technical Essentials

(1 day)


Course Description

The AWS Technical Essentials 1-day course introduces you to AWS core services and common solutions. It provides you with the 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.

Learning Objectives

This course teaches you how to:

  • Recognize terminology and concepts as they relate to the AWS platform and navigate the AWS Management Console
  • Control access to AWS with Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Leverage the foundational AWS services, including Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Simple Storage Service (S3), and Elastic Block Store (EBS)
  • Deploy relational and NoSQL databases with the AWS Relational Database Service (RDS), DynamoDB, and SimpleDB
  • Create transparently scalable infrastructure with Auto Scaling, CloudWatch, and Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)

Who Should Attend

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


  • Familiarity with basic cloud computing concepts
  • Understanding of Internet technologies, virtualization, and networks

Hands-On Activity

This course allows you to test new skills and apply knowledge to your working environment through a variety of practical hands-on exercises.

Course Outline

This course covers the following concepts:

  • Provisioning resources with the AWS Management Console
  • Understanding the AWS Deployment Model: Regions and Availability Zones
  • Controlling access to AWS with Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Creating VPC resources such as subnets, route tables, and security groups
  • Deploying virtual servers with Amazon EC2
  • Hosting relational and NoSQL Databases in AWS with RDS, DynamoDB, and SimpleDB
  • Leveraging AWS storage options for durable offsite backup using S3, EBS, and EFS
  • Monitoring the health and utilization of AWS resources using Amazon CloudWatch
  • Handling dynamic demand with elastic load balancing and autoscaling

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