Length
3 days

Overview

In this course, you will learn how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the AWS platform.

We will explore the AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment and best practices for configuring and deploying systems.

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

Key Topics

Detailed Info
  • System Operations on AWS
  • Networking in the Cloud
  • Computing in the Cloud
  • Storage and Archiving in the Cloud
  • Monitoring in the Cloud
  • Managing Resource Consumption in the Cloud
  • Configuration Management in the Cloud
  • Creating Scalable Deployments in the Cloud
  • Creating Automated and Repeatable Deployments
Skills Gained
Key Topics
Target Audience
Prerequisites

Skills Gained

In this course, participants 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

Key Topics

Module 1: System Operations on AWS Overview
Module 2: Networking in the Cloud
Module 3: Computing in the Cloud
Module 4: Storage and Archiving in the Cloud
Module 5: Monitoring in the Cloud
Module 6: Managing Resource Consumption in the Cloud
Module 7: Configuration Management in the Cloud
Module 8: Creating Scalable Deployments in the Cloud
Module 9: Creating Automated and Repeatable Deployments

Please note: This is an emerging technology course. Course outline is subject to change as needed.

Target Audience

This course is intended for:

  • Systems Administrators
  • Software Developers, especially those in a DevOps role

We can also deliver and customise this training course for larger groups – saving your organisation time, money and resources. For more information, please contact us on 1800 853 276.

Prerequisites

We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

  • AWS Technical Essentials course
  • Background in software development or systems administration
  • Proficiency maintaining operating systems at the command line, such as shell scripting in Linux environments or cmd/PowerShell in Windows
  • Basic knowledge of networking protocols, such as TCP/IP and HTTP
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