Course info
Sep 22, 2020
1h 45m

Automating your infrastructure normally requires learning new, inexpressive programming languages. In this course, AWS Infrastructure with Python: Getting Started, you’ll learn to use the AWS Cloud Development Kit to provision different types of resources in the cloud. First, you’ll explore what the Cloud Development Kit is on a conceptual level. Next, you’ll set up your development environment for this course. Finally, you’ll learn how to write serverless, containerized, and virtualized CDK applications. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of AWS CDK needed to create common cloud applications.

About the author
About the author

Miguel Saavedra is an author, solutions architect, and Instructor specializing in AWS, big data, automation, and security. He has worked in several companies in the finance/fintech, education, and medical industries as well as some government projects. He has published and conducted research on both cloud and on-premise solutions for big data focusing on network analytics, and machine learning. He also designs highly available and automated CICD toolchains for high throughput microservices on AWS.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone. My name is Zenon Saavedra, and welcome to my course, AWS Infrastructure with Python: Getting Started. I've worked with Cloud for several years, and I have automated everything from PCI compliant networks to multiple environment CI/CD pipelines. Infrastructure is code is becoming a more and more popular process for provisioning and managing your cloud resources. With the AWS Cloud Development Kit, you can write infrastructure code in your favorite programming languages. Instead of infrastructure as code your infrastructure, now, is code. In this course, we'll cover using the CDK in four contexts, serverless environments, containerized environments, network environments, and virtualized environments. By the end of this course, you'll know the basics of writing a working CDK application and how to deploy it using the CDK CLI. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with the common AWS architectures, CloudFormation, and Python object‑oriented programming and dependency management. If you're not comfortable with any of these topics, I suggest looking up these courses here on Pluralsight to get you started. From here, you should feel comfortable diving into the following CDK courses available here on Pluralsight. I hope you'll join me in this course to learn more about bleeding edge cloud automation, here at Pluralsight,