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This learning path has been designed to increase your understanding of AWS networking components to help you architect your environment using Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) and Content Delivery solutions using the AWS Global network, specifically edge locations.

Throughout the learning path, you will learn how to create, implement and manage VPCs and understand how to implement multiple subnets and configure routing to segment and group your AWS resources effectively and securely.  

Using the hands-on labs provided you will also have the opportunity to create your own VPC, implement essential security mechanisms and also set up a peering connection between two VPCs.

An introduction to the AWS DNS service, Route 53 will also be given where you will learn about Domain name management, DNS failover, routing mechanisms and more.

The AWS CloudFront service is used as a Content Delivery Network (CDN) which allows you to deliver content to your end users with reduced latency, increasing performance. This learning path will introduce you to the service and show you how to use its features, how to serve your files using CloudFront and you'll learn how to create a static website using S3 and CloudFront through the use of a hands-on lab provided.

Courses included in this learning path:

· Working with AWS Networking and Amazon VPC

· AWS Virtual Private Cloud: Subnets and Routing

· Amazon VPC IPSec VPNs – Understanding, Building and Configuring

· Working with AWS’s Domain Name System: Amazon Route 53

· Working with Amazon CloudFront

· Static Website Hosting, Storage and Content Delivery on AWS

· How to install and run Wordpress on AWS


  • April 9, 2018 - Added Learning Path Exam


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Learning Path Steps

1 courses

This course gives you an overview of the AWS Virtual Private Cloud and its associated networking components.

2 exam-filled

Knowledge Check: Working with AWS Networking and Amazon VPC

3 labs

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

4 courses

This course looks at how to design your AWS Virtual Private Cloud through the use of different VPC Subnet and Routing configurations.

5 labs

Learn how to increment the network security creating a public and private subnet on VPC and filter traffic using network ACL

6 labs

Set up VPC peering between Amazon Virtual Private Clouds, leverage Amazon Route 53 private hosted zones, and diagnose network issues with VPC flow logs in this Lab

7 courses

In this course, you'll be introduced to the IPsec security protocol and understand what it is and why and where it is useful.

8 courses

This course walks you through AWS Route 53 and managing domain registrations, traffic routing, and health checks to optimize access to your Amazon infrastructure.

9 courses

This course explains the various features and use cases of Amazon CloudFront and includes a walkthrough of how to create a Web Distribution.

10 labs

Amazon CloudFront is a content delivery web service. It integrates with other Amazon Web Services products to give developers and businesses an easy way to distribute content to end users with low latency, high data transfer speeds, and no minimum usage com...

11 courses

Learn how to host your static website on AWS using S3, CloudFront, Route53, and Glacier. A simple Amazon cloud computing how-to course.

12 labs

You can easily and inexpensively use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to host a website that uses client-side technologies (such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript) and does not require server-side technologies (such as PHP and ASP.NET). This type of site is called a st...

13 courses

In this course, you'll earn how to install and run WordPress on AWS using EC2 and RDS, and to optimize performance with Varnish, CloudFront, and Route53.

14 exam-filled

Exam: AWS Networking and Content Delivery

About the Author

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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 centre and network infrastructure design, to cloud architecture and implementation.

To date, Stuart has created 60++ courses relating to Cloud, most within the AWS category with a heavy focus on security and compliance

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.