We now offer a new version of this course. Please see DevOps Engineering on AWS to learn more.

Advanced Operations on AWS is designed to help those in Systems Administrator or Developer Operations (DevOps) roles deploy, operate, and scale infrastructure by learning how to improve the performance, availability, and cost effectiveness of applications on AWS. This course covers how to automate deployments, update resources, and monitor operational health of workloads and applications. Hands-on lab exercises to help you apply learnings through actual applications and automated workloads.

This course is designed to teach you how to:

  • Programmatically use AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) to authenticate to AWS resources
  • Create, declare, deploy, and manage infrastructure as code with AWS CloudFormation
  • Explore advanced concepts of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • Understand continuous integration and deployment on AWS
  • Manage alerts and workflows with Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) and Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS)
  • Improve web application performance and redundancy with Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Route 53
  • Use Amazon Simple Workflow Service (SWF)
  • Scale infrastructure with Elastic Load Balancing and Auto Scaling
  • Generate metrics, create alarms, and explore Amazon CloudWatch log aggregation capabilities

This course is intended for:

  • System Administrators, and individuals who are responsible for managing operations on the AWS platform
  • Software Developers, especially those in a Developer Operations (DevOps) role
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We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

  • Attended the System Operations on AWS course
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts
  • Experience with core AWS products and services, such as Amazon EC2, Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), and Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • Familiarity with a Unix shell and AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) tools
  • Basic familiarity with Ruby or Python scripting and the Bash shell
  • Basic familiarity with Amazon Linux, Amazon SQS, Amazon SNS, and AWS CloudFormation
  • Instructor-Led Training (ILT)
  • Hands-on Labs
  • Group White Boarding

3 Days

Note: course outline may vary slightly based on the regional location and/or language in which the class is delivered.

Day 1

  • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Advanced Concept
  • Managing Your Infrastructure as Code with AWS CloudFormation
  • Understanding Amazon EC2 and Amazon VPC Advanced Concepts

Day 2

  • Continuous Integration and Deployment on AWS
  • Understanding Amazon SWF
  • Introduction to Amazon SQS and Amazon SNS)
  • Optimizing Content Delivery with Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Route 53

Day 3

  • Understanding Amazon S3 Advanced Concepts
  • Exploring Amazon CloudWatch Data Collection and Monitoring Backend Capabilities
  • Auto Scaling and Elastic Load Balancing Advanced Patterns, Hooks, and Automation Integration
  • The Changing Economics of Data