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Course Introduction
Course Terminology
Amazon Internet of Things Service Overview
Course Summary
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DifficultyBeginner
Duration13m
Students340
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Description

Course Description:

This is an introductory course for the Amazon Internet of Things (IoT) service. In this course, 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 course intended for anyone who is interested in learning the basics about the Amazon Internet of Things Service. Before attending this course, you may want to attend the “Benefits of Cloud Computing," and “Fundamentals of AWS” Learning Paths, or attend the “What is Cloud Computing?” and “Technical Fundamentals of AWS” courses. While these are not required to attend this course, they include helpful concepts that might make the content of this course 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 Course Includes:

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

What You'll Learn:

  • Course Intro: What to expect from this course.
  • Course 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.
  • Course Summary: A summary of what was learned in the course.

Transcript

Now that we're almost finished let's review what we've learned in this course. We have learned about the Internet of Things and how devices and sensors are connected and how we can communicate with them via the internet. We've learned about telemetry and how all the data collected during communication with things, or devices, can be analyzed and acted upon. We talked about the benefits and features of the Amazon IoT service. And finally, we discussed a use case scenario to help us understand practical uses of the IoT service.

Thank you for joining us today! I hope you enjoyed this basic introduction to the Amazon Internet of Things service. If you're interested in learning more about this solution please browse the Cloud Academy catalog for courses that cover the Amazon Internet of Things service.

About the Author

Sarah is an educator and instructional designer. She started her career doing computer training, Microsoft Certified training, then telephony training for a local Indianapolis start up. She has a passion for helping others to learn and writing engaging content. When she is not working, she loves to travel with her family, walk her dog, or curl up somewhere with a good book.