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AWS Technical Essentials

Course description

AWS Technical Essentials at Global Knowledge

Learn the basics of Amazon Web Services.

The AWS Technical Essentials Instructor-Led Training course introduces AWS products, services, and common solutions with demos, knowledge checks, and hands-on lab activities. It provides learners with the basic fundamentals to become more proficient in AWS and empowers them to make informed decisions about IT solutions based on business requirements.


What You'll Learn

      Recognize terminology and concepts as they relate to the AWS platform

      Navigate the AWS Management Console

      Understand the security measures AWS provides

      Differentiate AWS Storage options and create an Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) bucket

      Recognize AWS Compute and Networking options and use Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS)

      Describe Managed Services and Database options

      Use Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) to launch an application

      Identify Deployment and Management options


Who Needs to Attend

      Individuals responsible for articulating the business benefits of AWS services

      Any individual who is new to AWS

      SysOps Administrators and Developers who are interested in using AWS services



There are no prerequisites for this course.


Follow-On Courses

      Architecting on AWS

      Developing on AWS

      Systems Operations on AWS


Course Outline

This is an emerging technology course. Course outline is subject to change as needed.


1.      Introduction to AWS

      Navigate the AWS Management Console

      Recognize AWS Global Infrastructure

      Describe the security measures AWS provides


2.      AWS Storage

      Identify key AWS storage options

      Describe Amazon EBS

      Create an Amazon S3 bucket and manage associated objects


3.      Compute Services & Networking

      Identify the different AWS compute and networking options

      Describe an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

      Create an Amazon EC2 instance

      Use Amazon EBS with Amazon EC2


4.      Managed Services & Database

      Describe Amazon DynamoDB

      Understand key aspects of Amazon RDS

      Launch an Amazon RDS instance


5.      Deployment and Management

      Identify what is CloudFormation

      Describe Amazon CloudWatch metrics and alarms

      Describe Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM)



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



Disclaimer: All course objectives and outlines are a guide for students. The course topics and order of presentation may be modified based upon the needs of each individual class.