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Overview

This Learning Path has been designed to provide an understanding and insight into some of the different serverless platform services offered by AWS. The services covered will include those from the following AWS categories: Application integration, Customer engagement, Media services, Compute, Storage, Database and Networking and Content delivery.  

Intended Audience

This learning path is suitable for anyone looking to understand more about how to integrate AWS services that have had management, maintenance and operational components abstracted from the customer perspective, resulting in less responsibility for the customer, instead, this has been shifted towards AWS

Learning Objectives

Amazon SQS, SNS & SES:

  • To be able to explain the difference between SQS, SNS, and SES
  • To understand when you would use each SQS, SNS, and SES within a solution
  • Identify and explain the key components of within SQS, SNS, and SES

Amazon Kinesis:

  • Recognize and explain the core components of the Amazon Kinesis service (streams, firehose, analytics)
  • Recognize and explain the common use cases for Amazon Kinesis

AWS Lambda

  • Be able to explain what AWS Lambda is and what its uses are
  • Define the components used within Lambda
  • Explain the different elements of a Lambda function through its creation
  • Understand the key differences between policies used within Lambda
  • Recognize how event sources and event mappings are managed for both synchronous and asynchronous invocations
  • Discover how Amazon CloudWatch can monitor metrics and logs to isolate issues with your functions
  • Learn how to check for common errors that might be causing your functions to fail

Amazon S3

  • Provide an overview of Amazon S3, including what the service is, the basics of the Amazon S3 console and its associated storage classes
  • To introduce and explain the available properties that are configurable at the bucket level that Amazon S3 has to offer to help you manage and administer your data effectively

Amazon API Gateway

  • To introduce the Amazon API Gateway service and what it is used for
  • How to create a REST interface with API Gateway
  • How to set usage plans, API Keys and throttling in API Gateway

Amazon DynamoDB

  • How to create DynamoDB tables
  • How to read and write data
  • How to use queries and scans
  • How to create and query secondary indexes
  • How to work with large tables
  • Understand how to provision and configure DynamoDB in a manner that ensures it is highly available and able to serve all read and write requests to it
  • Provide an understanding of what the DynamoDB Accelerator is and why you would want to use it with your DynamoDB database

Feedback

We welcome all feedback and suggestions - please contact us at support@cloudacademy.com if you are unsure about where to start or if you would like help getting started.

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Learning Path Steps

1 courses

This course introduces the Serverless Platform Services on AWS learning path.

2 courses

In this course, you'll learn to design greater applications using managed services in a decoupled environment and understand the differences between SQS, SES, and SNS.

3 labs

Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) is a fast, reliable, scalable, fully managed message queuing service. You can use SQS to transmit any volume of data, at any level of throughput, without losing messages or requiring other services to be always available.

4 courses

In this introductory course, you will learn to recognize and explain the core components of Amazon Kinesis and where those services can be applied.

5 courses

This course on AWS Lambda shows you how to implement solutions and applications using a serverless architecture.

6 labs

Learn how to create and run your first AWS Lambda function.

7 labs

Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) is a fully-managed, highly-scalable service that facilitates message delivery. Learn how to send messages and process them with AWS Lambda.

8 courses

This course introduces you to arguably the most widely used storage service within AWS, the Amazon Simple Storage Service, more commonly known as Amazon S3.

9 courses

This course will look at some of the management and bucket property features that Amazon S3 has to offer, and how you can use them to maintain and control your data.

10 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

11 courses

In this course, you'll learn how to create and deploy REST APIs via API Gateway to expose HTTP endpoints, AWS Lambda functions, and other AWS services.

12 courses

This course walks you through how to create an API using the AWS API Gateway service.

13 labs

Learn how to design, configure, secure and test HTTP endpoints, using AWS Lambda as backend.

14 courses

In this course, you'll learn the fundamentals of Amazon DynamoDB, including table design, reading, writing, and working with large tables.

15 courses

This course explores Amazon Web Service's DynamoDB and teaches you how to architect DynamoDB setups.

16 labs

Move your first steps using DynamoDB. Create tables with and withoud secondary indexes, learn how to add new rows and query your data by using the AWS Management Console.

17 courses

This short course focuses on the DynamoDB Accelerator, more commonly referred to as DAX.

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.