CloudAcademy
OverviewStepsAuthor
DifficultyBeginner
Duration14h 55m
Students16446

Description

Learning Path Overview

Fundamentals of AWS is a specific training course for AWS beginners. This Learning Paths consists of Courses, Laboratories and three Exams. Each module deals with a specific topic theory, which is then put to the test, in an applied environment, with our hands-on Laboratories.

AWS is a huge player in the cloud computing world, so if you want to become a cloud architect, AWS Fundamentals is a great place to start. But it's about much more than AWS: this path will introduce you to some core cloud principles like distributed storage, concurrent computing, redundancy, and security.

In this course, you will learn the core AWS skills and concepts needed to begin working with AWS and to get AWS certified.

At the end of the Learning Path we will present you with a Certificate of Excellence.

What you will learn?

At the end of these 15 hours, covering the AWS basics, you will be able build a cost-effective, scalable, and reliable infrastructure on the AWS platform

Prerequisites

To get the most from this training path, make sure you are already familiar with the basics of Cloud Computing, in particular infrastructure as a service (IAAS), as well as Microsoft and Linux essentials, including DNS and DHCP, networking essentials, virtualization and storage. 

Updates

  • April 6, 2018 - Added Learning Path Exam
  • 20th May 2019 - Compute Fundamentals for AWS updated to include content on Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR) & Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS)

Q&A

  • What is AWS Web Services?

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud platform that offers database storage, content delivery, and compute power to personal and business users. Having seen exponential growth in the sector, AWS allows users to build sophisticated applications at a scalable through leveraging AWS cloud products and solutions.

  • How does AWS Cloud work?

Put simply, Amazon Web Services is a collection of Cloud Computing services that allow users to 'rent' their services, creating a seamless approach for many business models. Many allow AWS to run their websites or apps for reasons including: cost, storage, efficiency and security.

  • What are the different types of Cloud Computing?

There are three different types of clous computing: Software-as-a-Service (Saas), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). These make up the Cloud Computing stackwtih Software ranked highest, followed by Platform and Infrastructure.

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Learning Path Steps

1 courses

The AWS Technical Fundamentals course (AWS 110) is the introduction to Cloud Academy's comprehensive Amazon Web Services learning tracks series. While subsequent courses in this series will explore individual AWS service categories (like networking or data ...

2 courses

Understanding the fundamentals of AWS is critical if you want to deploy services and resources within the AWS Cloud.  The Compute category of services are key resources that allow you to carry out computational abilities via a series of instructions used by...

3 labs

By completing this hands-on lab, you will be able to create your first Amazon EC2 instance using the AWS Management Console.

4 labs

You will learn the steps to launch and configure a Windows virtual machine using Amazon AWS.

5 exam-filled

Knowledge Check: AWS Compute Fundamentals

6 courses

Course Description One of the core building blocks of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is that of storage, and AWS provides a wide range of storage services that allow you to architect the correct solution for your needs.  Understanding what each of thes...

7 labs

Learn to create your first Amazon S3 bucket, create a logical folder for organizational purposes, and upload content to it and set custom metadata using the S3 console

8 labs

EC2 instances can use multiple storage volumes, learn how to add and manage them using EBS.

9 exam-filled

Knowledge Check: AWS Storage Fundamentals

10 courses

AWS 160, from Cloud Academy's comprehensive Amazon Web Services learning tracks series, provides a full introduction to AWS networking. You'll get a good first look at some of the key structural elements of AWS traffic control, like Virtual Private Clouds (...

11 labs

Learn how to create an isolated network using Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

12 courses

Overview This course will provide you with an introduction to the cloud database services offered by AWS. In this course we will first we explore the fundamentals of cloud databases, outline the cloud databases provided by AWS before exploring how to get st...

13 labs

You will learn the steps to create and use the MySQL Relational Database using Amazon RDS.

14 courses

This course is an introduction to AWS security. During this course, we will get started on the most important topics by covering the AWS Shared Responsibility model, the AWS Acceptable Use policy, and penetration testing rules. We will then explore each of ...

15 exam-filled

Exam: Fundamentals of AWS

About the Author

Students50884
Courses76
Learning paths28

Andrew is an AWS certified professional who is passionate about helping others learn how to use and gain benefit from AWS technologies. Andrew has worked for AWS and for AWS technology partners Ooyala and Adobe.  His favorite Amazon leadership principle is "Customer Obsession" as everything AWS starts with the customer. Passions around work are cycling and surfing, and having a laugh about the lessons learnt trying to launch two daughters and a few start ups. 

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