Amazon Web Services (AWS) Technical Essentials Training

Duration

1 day

Audience:

Employees of federal, state and local governments; and businesses working with the government.

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

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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)

Labs

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