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Cloud Practitioner

Learn the fundamentals of the AWS Cloud, and prepare for AWS Certification


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If you're new to the cloud, regardless of your role, start by learning the fundamentals of the AWS Cloud, such as its benefits, core services, pricing, and security. Then, demonstrate your knowledge with an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification.
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AWS Ramp-Up Guide: Cloud Practitioner

This Cloud Practitioner Ramp-Up Guide helps you learn the fundamentals of the AWS Cloud, including its primary benefits, pricing models, and core AWS services. It features a logical progression of digital training, classroom courses, videos, whitepapers, certifications, and more.

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    AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials

    Fundamental

    Learn the fundamental concepts of the AWS Cloud regardless of your role. This course also helps you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

    Classroom | 1 day Digital | 6 hours

    Job Roles in the Cloud

    Fundamental

    Learn about the typical job roles in an enterprise AWS Cloud environment, exploring how on-premises roles compare to cloud roles. Also review how infrastructure as code (IaC) impacts various job roles.

    Digital | 30 minutes

    AWS Well-Architected

    Fundamental

    Learn about the AWS Well-Architected Framework to make informed architecture decisions and understand the impact of your design decisions. Review the risk areas in your architecture and how to mitigate them.

    Digital | 1.5 hours

    AWS Foundations: Securing Your AWS Cloud

    Fundamental

    Learn how to secure your data and resources in the AWS Cloud. Review security design principles and the AWS services that can improve your security posture.

    Digital | 50 minutes
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    Introduction to Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

    Fundamental

    Get an overview of how Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) can secure your AWS resources and provide full control over your network. Review a sample Amazon VPC configuration, along with its features and components.

    Digital | 10 minutes

    Introduction to Identity and Access Management (IAM)

    Fundamental
    Get an overview of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) and how you can use it to authenticate and authorize AWS services. Review how to create an IAM group and user, attach a policy, and add a user to a group.
    Digital | 10 minutes

    Introduction to Organizations

    Fundamental

    Get an overview of AWS Organizations, the service that offers policy-based management for multiple AWS accounts. Explore key features and terminology, review how to use the service, and get a demonstration.

    Digital | 10 minutes

    Introduction to Containers

    Fundamental

    Get an overview of containers, including the history and concepts behind containerization. Review technologies used within the container ecosystem and learn the importance of containers in microservice architectures.

    Digital | 15 minutes
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