Networking Fundamentals of AWS for Cloud Practitioner

3m 21s

After reviewing the basics of compute and storage services on AWS, this networking fundamentals lesson reviews core networking services on AWS, including the essential information for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

This lesson covers a range of different services, including:

  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud
  • Amazon Route 53

Learning Objectives

After watching this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Describe the basic functions that each networking service performs within a cloud solution
  • Recognize basic components and features of each service
  • Understand how each service utilizes the benefits of cloud computing, such as scalability or elasticity

Intended Audience

This lesson is designed for:

  • Anyone preparing for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • Managers, sales professionals and other non-technical roles


Before taking this lesson, you should have a general understanding of basic cloud computing concepts.


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Andrew is fanatical about helping business teams gain the maximum ROI possible from adopting, using, and optimizing Public Cloud Services. Having built  70+ Cloud Academy courses, Andrew has helped over 50,000 students master cloud computing by sharing the skills and experiences he gained during 20+  years leading digital teams in code and consulting. Before joining Cloud Academy, Andrew worked for AWS and for AWS technology partners Ooyala and Adobe.

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