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Generative AI Fundamentals of AWS

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This course has been created to introduce you to the fundamentals of the core generative AI services that you can find on AWS. In addition to this, you will also gain an overview of the common terms used when discussing generative AI. The AWS services and features discussed in this course include:

  • Amazon Q
  • Amazon CodeWhisperer
  • Amazon Bedrock
  • Hugging Face on AWS
  • AWS Inferentia
  • AWS Trainium
  • Amazon SageMaker

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding some of the vocabulary being used when discussing generative AI
  • Understand the basics of:
    • AWS Inferentia
    • AWS Trainium
    • Amazon SageMaker
  • 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
  • Learn what CodeWhisperer does and the benefit it provides
  • How to generate code snippets with CodeWhisperer
  • What Amazon Bedrock allows you to do
  • The different foundation models supported by Bedrock
  • How you can experiment running inference with Amazon Playgrounds
  • How Bedrock model evaluations allow you to compare and analyze different model performance and response outputs
  • The different types of Bedrock model evaluations available and how to configure them
  • The fundamentals of setting up your APIs with Amazon Bedrock


As a perquisite to taking this course you may find it beneficial in having some familiarity with the following:

  • A basic understanding of AWS and its core services
  • Have an understanding of the basics of generative AI
  • The basics of coding, including IDEs and Python
  • A basic understanding of AWS Cloud9


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