Overview

Cloud Operations on AWS is designed to teach those in a Systems Administrator or Developer Operations (DevOps) role how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the AWS platform. The course covers the specific AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment, as well as common techniques used throughout the industry for configuring and deploying systems.
This four day version of the Cloud Operations course includes the associated AWS Jam on the final day. In this AWS Jam, a gamified event, you will work in a team, competing to score points by completing a series of challenges according to established best practices based on concepts covered in the Cloud Operations course course. You will get to experience a wide range of AWS services in a series of real-world scenarios that represent common operational and troubleshooting tasks. The end result is developing, enhancing, and validating your skillsets in the AWS Cloud through real-world problem solving, exploring new services, features, and understand how they interoperate
Target Audience
This course is intended for:
  • System Administrators
  • Software Developers, especially those in a Developer Operations (DevOps) role
Delivery Method
This course will be delivered through a mix of:
  • Instructor-Led Training (ILT)
  • Hands-on Labs
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Prerequisites

We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:
Attended the 'AWS Technical Essentials' course
  • Background in either software development or systems administration
  • Some experience with maintaining operating systems at the command line (shell scripting in Linux environments, cmd or PowerShell in Windows)
  • Basic knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP)
To get the most out of this course we strongly recommend that you have either attended the 'AWS Technical Essentials' course or have equivalent knowledge
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Delegates will learn how to

  • Use standard AWS infrastructure features such as Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), and AWS Auto Scaling from the command line
  • Use AWS CloudFormation and other automation technologies to produce stacks of AWS resources
  • Build virtual private networks with Amazon VPC
  • Deploy Amazon EC2 instances using command line calls and troubleshoot common problems with instances
  • Monitor the health of Amazon EC2 instances and other AWS services
  • Manage identity, AWS permissions, and security in the AWS Cloud
  • Manage resource consumption in an AWS account using tags, Amazon CloudWatch, and AWS Trusted Advisor
  • Determine the best strategy for creating reusable Amazon EC2 instances
  • Configure a set of Amazon EC2 instances that launch behind a load balancer
  • Troubleshoot a basic AWS CloudFormation stack definition
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Outline

System Operations on AWS is designed to teach those in a Systems Administrator or Developer Operations (DevOps) role how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the AWS platform. The course covers the specific AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment, as well as common techniques used throughout the industry for configuring and deploying systems.

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Special Notices

Please note: The labs for this course will be delivered through AWS Builder labs. In order to access these labs you will need to have an Amazon account (used for Amazon.com/.co.uk retail). You can choose to use your existing Amazon account or you can elect to set up a new account utilising a new email address (such as Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo etc etc). You can set up your new Amazon account here.
Please ensure that you have set up this Amazon account set up in advance of attending your class. Your Amazon account credentials will be used to access the AWS Builder lab environment that you will utilise during your course.
In order to access your digital course materials you are required to set up a Gilmore account in advance of attending your course. To do this please follow this link.

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