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Mastering AWS Command-line Interface Operations

by Chad Smith

AWS operations are more complicated than simple dashboard clicks. This course teaches you how to master the AWS command-line interface to automate operations, including configuration, logging and auditing, and stepping up to serverless technologies.

What you'll learn

Manual operations using a web console are time consuming and error-prone. In, this course, Mastering AWS Command-line Interface Operations, you'll learn how to use the AWS API from both the shell and Python scripts. First, you will learn how to use the CLI for single tasks. Next, you will learn how to connect commands together into complex workflows. Finally, you will explore scripts using AWS Lambda with Python and PowerShell. By the end of this course, you'll know the fundamentals for nearly any operational work that involves the command line and the best practices around securing the command line and its use.

About the author

Chad Smith is a unix guru by training, but has spent the last 5+ years immersed in AWS. He is certified in both Architecture and System Operations, as well as a certified AWS trainer. He has worked in many facets of industry, including academia, startups, construction, and large enterprises, holding various levels of responsibility within IT and technology.

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