Amazon Internet of Things Service

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Lesson Description:

This is an introductory lesson for the Amazon Internet of Things (IoT) service. In this lesson, we will define and discuss the concept of the Internet of Things. We will define telemetry and how it relates to the Amazon Internet of Things service. Next we will define and discuss the Amazon Internet of Things or “IoT” service. We will talk about the benefits of the service. Then we will talk about the Amazon IoT service features. Next, we will talk about why we would use the Amazon Internet of Things service. And finally, we will discuss how to locate IoT service in the AWS console and describe the basic steps for setting it up.

Intended audience:

This is a beginner level lesson intended for anyone who is interested in learning the basics about the Amazon Internet of Things Service. Before attending this lesson, you may want to attend the “Benefits of Cloud Computing," and “Fundamentals of AWS” Courses, or attend the “What is Cloud Computing?” and “Technical Fundamentals of AWS” lessons. While these are not required to attend this lesson, they include helpful concepts that might make the content of this lesson a little easier to understand.


Learning objectives:

  • Describe the features and benefits of the Amazon Internet of Things service.
  • Explain when to use the Amazon Internet of Things service.
  • Locate the IoT service option in the AWS console and discuss how to configure it.
  • Give examples of use case scenarios for Amazon Internet of Things service.

This Lesson Includes:

  • AWS Internet of Things overview
  • AWS Internet of things use-case scenario

What You'll Learn:

  • Lesson Intro: What to expect from this lesson.
  • Lesson Terminology: Definition of terms related to the Amazon Internet of Things service.
  • Amazon Internet of Things (IoT) Service Overview: An overview of the Amazon IoT service including features and benefits of the service.
  • Service Components: An overview of the Amazon IoT service components: Device SDK, Device Security, Device Gateway, Registry, Rules Engine, and Device Shadows.
  • Using the Service: A use-case scenario for the Amazon IoT service.
  • Lesson Summary: A summary of what was learned in the lesson.
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