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Amazon Q – Your Generative AI-powered Agent

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In this course you will learn about Amazon Q, a generative AI-powered chatbot that can be customised to suit your needs as a business. Q is short for “Question,” and not only is Amazon Q an expert that can answer your questions about AWS and its services, it can also:

  • Generate source code in many different programming languages as well as structured query language, or SQL
  • Connect to all of your corporate data systems
  • Synthesize large amounts of data
  • Tailor its interactions with you based on your role
  • Be a powerful expert in your business, enhancing your productivity and enabling you to accomplish more work in less time

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what Amazon Q is
  • Discover the benefits of leveraging Amazon Q in your enterprise
  • Explore Amazon Q’s different areas of expertise
  • Recognise Amazon Q’s pricing plans and features
  • The various features and use cases
  • How to configure a new Amazon Q web application that connects to business data systems and repositories
  • How to interact with an Amazon Q web application
  • How to control access to Amazon Q within an organization
  • How to use guardrails and chat controls to enhance the quality of end-user interactions with Amazon Q
  • How to configure plugins that interact with third-party services directly from Amazon Q
  • How to work with Amazon Q in the AWS Console and an IDE
  • How to use Amazon Q with Amazon CodeWhisperer
  • How to use Amazon Q with data engineering services
  • How to use Amazon Q with CodeCatalyst


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About the Author

Danny Jessee, opens in a new tab
AWS Certification Specialist
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Danny has over 20 years of IT experience as a software developer, cloud engineer, and technical trainer. After attending a conference on cloud computing in 2009, he knew he wanted to build his career around what was still a very new, emerging technology at the time — and share this transformational knowledge with others. He has spoken to IT professional audiences at local, regional, and national user groups and conferences. He has delivered in-person classroom and virtual training, interactive webinars, and authored video training courses covering many different technologies, including Amazon Web Services. He currently has nine active AWS certifications, including certifications at the Professional and Specialty level.

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