re:Invent: CMP208 - Amazon Lightsail: The easiest way to get started on AWS

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This learning path has been curated to allow you to gain the knowledge and understanding required to get the most from the following re:Invent session, enabling you to understand the insights and discussions during the talk at a greater level, and prepare you to ask some great questions for the speaker(s)! 

CMP208: The easiest way to get started on AWS - Amazon Lightsail is the easiest way to get started on AWS. Lightsail offers intuitive cloud resources like instances, containers, databases, and more. In this builders’ session, learn how Lightsail can help you meet your SMB or hobbyist developer project needs to get up and running in minutes. This session also walks you through the latest AWS launches, common workloads, and preconfigured operating stacks like WordPress, Joomla, and Magento to give you an idea of just how easy it is to get started on AWS

As you progress through this learning path which is primarily comprised of a series of webinars you will be introduced to Amazon Lighstail and a number of its key features.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what Amazon Lightsail is and does
  • What it means to create a highly available website
  • The resources you need to create a highly available website
  • How to deploy your containerized applications using Lightsail containers
  • How to use object storage with Amazon Lightsail

Intended Audience

This learning path is designed for those who are looking to attend the 'CMP208 - Amazon Lightsail: The easiest way to get started on AWS' session


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Training Content

Course - Beginner - 2m
re:Invent CMP208 - Introduction
This course introduces the learning path designed to help you get the most from the re:Invent session entitled CMP208 - Amazon Lightsail: The easiest way to get started on AWS.
Course - Beginner - 5m
An Introduction to Amazon Lightsail
This course looks at Amazon Lightsail from an introductory perspective
Resource - Beginner - 59m
Webinar | Using Amazon Lightsail to Configure a Highly Available WordPress Site
Learn how to set up a highly available WordPress website using Amazon Lightsail, one of the easiest ways to get started on AWS.
Resource - Beginner - 5m
Attend the live re:Invent session CMP208 - Monday, November 29
Please attend the live re:Invent CMP208: Amazon Lightsail: The easiest way to get started on AWS session
Resource - Beginner - 1h 1m
Webinar | An Intro to Amazon Lightsail Containers
Learn about Amazon Lightsail Containers, the easy way to run your containers in the cloud.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h
Deploy Container Workloads with Amazon Lightsail
Use Lightsail containers to deploy a container workload and monitor it in this lab.
Resource - Beginner - 38m
Webinar | Introduction to Amazon Lightsail Object Storage
Join experts from AWS and Cloud Academy to learn of a new, low-cost way to store your static content on Amazon Lightsail.
Exam - 20m
Final Exam: Amazon Lightsail
Final Exam: Amazon Lightsail
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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.

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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.

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