Understanding the AWS Nitro System

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Understand the AWS Nitro System - Introduction
Overview
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Intermediate
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11m
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Description

This course explores the AWS Nitro System, covering the basics of the service, its core components, and its benefits.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn what the AWS Nitro system is
  • Understand the key components that make up the AWS Nitro system
  • Understand the difference between the Nitro cards of an EC2 instance
  • Explore the benefits of the AWS Nitro System

Intended Audience

This course is intended for those who are looking to learn more about the underlying architecture of EC2 instances at the virtualization level.

Prerequisites

As a prerequisite to this course, you should be familiar with virtualization methods and concepts, including components such as hypervisors, in addition to an understanding of computing hardware and terms. 

Transcript

Hello and welcome to this course, where I shall be looking at the AWS Nitro System, where I shall explain what it is, its core components, and some of the benefits of this Compute technology built by AWS 

My name is Stuart Scott, I’m the AWS Content Director here at Cloud Academy.  Feel free to connect with me with any questions using the details shown on the screen, alternatively you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy by sending an e-mail to support@cloudacademy.com where one of our cloud experts will reply to your question.

This course is intended for those who are looking to learn more about the underlying architecture of EC2 instances at the virtualization level.

By the end of this course, you will have an understanding of: 

As a prerequisite to this course, you should be familiar with virtualization methods and concepts, including components such as hypervisors, in addition to an understanding of computing hardware and terms. 

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About the Author
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Stuart Scott
AWS Content Director
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Stuart has been working within the IT industry for two decades covering a huge range of topic areas and technologies, from data center and network infrastructure design, to cloud architecture and implementation.

To date, Stuart has created 150+ courses relating to Cloud reaching over 180,000 students, mostly within the AWS category and with a heavy focus on security and compliance.

Stuart is a member of the AWS Community Builders Program for his contributions towards AWS.

He is AWS certified and accredited in addition to being a published author covering topics across the AWS landscape.

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.