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Description

AWS Business Essentials is designed to help IT business leaders and professionals better understand the AWS cloud so that you are better equipped to develop a cloud adoption strategy for your business. In this course we cover the fundamentals of AWS and the advantages of adopting cloud computing for your business, including the security and financial benefits. This course also introduces you to frameworks for successful cloud adoption, addresses the changing organizational IT and procurement roles, and reviews how AWS services can transform your IT cost management practices.

Course Objectives

This course is designed to teach you how to:

  • Identify the value and benefits of the AWS cloud
  • Recognize the valuable ways that the AWS platform can be used
  • Understand the robust security capabilities, controls, and assurances in place to maintain security and data protection
  • Articulate the financial impact the AWS cloud can have on an organization’s procurement cycle, cost management, and contracts, while minimizing risks associated with consumption-based pricing models

Duration

  • 4 hours of lecture

Intended Audience

This course is intended for:

  • IT Business Leaders and Professionals
  • Individuals who are new to working with AWS

 

 

This course will be delivered through:

  • web-based training (WBT)

 

This course will cover the following concepts:

  • Introduction to the AWS Cloud
  • Using the AWS Platform
  • Security and Compliance
  • Cloud Financials
  • Migrating to the Cloud: Next Steps  
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Description

AWS Technical Essentials introduces you to AWS products, services, and common solutions. It provides you with 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.

Course Objectives

This course is designed to teach you how to:

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

Duration

  • 3.5 hours of lecture
  • 2.5 hours of hands-on labs

Intended Audience

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 AWS
  • SysOps administrators, Solution Architects and developers interested in using AWS services

 

 

This course will be delivered through a mix of:

  • web-based training (WBT)
  • hands-on labs

 

This course will cover the following concepts:

  • Introduction and History of AWS
  • AWS Infrastructure: Compute, Storage, and Networking
  • AWS Security, Identity, and Access Management
  • AWS Databases
  • AWS Elasticity and Management Tools

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Want to get hands-on practice working with AWS? Self-paced labs help you learn how to work with AWS services so you can gain confidence with the AWS platform. Each lab walks you through step-by-step instructions to complete a pre-designed scenario using the AWS Console in a live practice environment. With labs you can:

  • Gain practical, hands-on experience working with technology in a practice environment
  • Explore and experiment with new products
  • Acquire new and practical skills in a convenient, flexible, and consumable format

Labs are currently available online, Activate members receive $80 in credits to use on these Labs.

More than 50 AWS self-paced labs are available ranging from introductory to advanced topics related to a wide range of AWS services including:

  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
  • Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • Amazon Elastic Map Reduce (EMR)
  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk
  • Amazon Elastic Load Balancing
  • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • Amazon CloudFront
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Amazon DynamoDB