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Overview

AWS Technical Essentials introduces you to AWS products, services, and common solutions. It provides you with fundamentals to become more proficient in identifying AWS services so that you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements and get started working on AWS.

Target Audience

This course is intended for:

  • Individuals responsible for articulating the technical benefits of AWS services to customers
  • Individuals interested in learning how to get started with using AWS
  • SysOps administrators, Solution Architects and developers interested in using AWS services

Delivery Method

This course is delivered through a mix of instructor-led training (ILT) and hands-on labs.

Hands-On Activity

This course allows you to test new skills and apply knowledge to your working environment through a variety of practical exercises.

Prerequisites

This course is aimed at a technical audience who require a technical appreciation of AWS products and services. for Business Decision-Makers, the Amazon Web Services - Business Essentials is the recommended option.

Learning Outcomes

This course teaches you how to:

  • Recognize terminology and concepts as they relate to the AWS platform and navigate the AWS Management Console
  • Understand the foundational services, including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), and Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
  • Understand the security measures AWS provides and key concepts of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Understand AWS database services, including Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • Understand AWS management tools, including Auto Scaling, Amazon CloudWatch, Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), and AWS Trusted Advisor

Course Outline

This course covers the following concepts:

  • Introduction and History of AWS
  • AWS Foundational Services: EC2, VPC, S3, EBS
  • AWS Security, Identity, and Access Management: IAM
  • AWS Databases: RDS, DynamoDB
  • AWS Management Tools: Auto Scaling, CloudWatch, Elastic Load Balancing, Trusted Advisor

AWS learning paths

Want to boost your career in AWS? Click on the roles below to see QA‘s learning pathways, specially designed to give you the skills to succeed.

= Required
= Certification
Data Scientist
Data Engineer
Developer Software Development
Architect Enterprise Architecture Experience
Administrator DevOps
Administrator Security
Data Engineer Average salary: £70,000 (based on QA research)

Agile & DevOps learning paths

Want to boost your career in agile and DevOps? Click on the roles below to see QA‘s learning pathways, specially designed to give you the skills to succeed.

= Required
= Certification
Agile Product Owner
Agile Scrum Master
APMG Agile Project Manager Includes AgilePM® Foundation and Practitioner
PRINCE2® Agile Includes PRINCE2® Agile Foundation and Practitioner
CI/CD
AWS DevOps
Azure DevOps
Agile Product Owner Average salary: £53,000 (based on QA research)

Software Engineering learning paths

Want to boost your career in software engineering? Click on the roles below to see QA‘s learning pathways, specially designed to give you the skills to succeed.

= Required
= Certification
Front End Developer
Back End Developer Java
Back End Developer .NET
Full Stack Developer
Cloud Developer AWS
Cloud Developer Azure