Compute Fundamentals of AWS for Cloud Practitioner
What is Compute
To be properly prepared for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam, understanding the fundamentals of AWS is critical. The Compute category of services are key resources that allow you to carry out computational abilities via a series of instructions used by applications and systems. These resources cover a range of different services and features including:
- Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
- Elastic Load Balancing
- Auto Scaling
- AWS Elastic Beanstalk
- AWS Lambda
This course will provide the fundamental elements of all of these compute services and features that will allow you to select the most appropriate service for your project and implementations. Each have their advantages by providing something of value that’s different to the others, which will all be discussed.
By the time you complete this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the basic functions that each service performs within a cloud IT environment
- Recognize basic components and features of each compute service
- Understand how each service utilizes the benefits of cloud computing, such as scalability or elasticity
This course is designed for:
- Anyone preparing for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
- Managers, sales professionals and other non-technical roles
Before taking this course, it is recommended that you have a general understanding of basic cloud computing concepts.
If you have thoughts or suggestions for this course, please contact Cloud Academy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Author
Stuart has been working within the IT industry for two decades covering a huge range of topic areas and technologies, from data centre and network infrastructure design, to more recently cloud architecture and implementation.
He is a Certified Data Centre Design Professional (CDCDP), with his latest achievements gained within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) field.
He currently holds the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certification as well as accreditations as an AWS Business and Technology Professional and in TCO and Cloud Economics.
In January 2016 Stuart was awarded 'Expert of the Year Award 2015' from Experts Exchange for his knowledge share within cloud services to the community.
Stuart enjoys writing about cloud technologies and you will find many of his articles within our blog pages.