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AWS Systems Manager: Getting Started

by David O'Brien

Managing Virtual Machines is not trivial. This course will teach you how to use the AWS Systems Manager services to your advantage so that you can focus on the important tasks.

What you'll learn

Are you responsible for managing a fleet of Virtual Machines, keeping them up to date and compliant to a baseline, deploying software to them, both on-premises and on AWS? In this course, AWS Systems Manager: Getting Started, you’ll learn to manage Virtual Machines end to end without deploying costly and complicated infrastructure. First, you’ll explore the onboarding of Virtual Machines to the AWS Systems Manager service. Next, you’ll discover how to manage your fleet of VMs from patching to compliance and software deployments. Finally, you’ll learn how to create, store, and use secrets like passwords via the AWS Systems Manager service. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to manage Virtual Machines, wherever they are, in a modern way so that you can focus on the important tasks that help your business thrive.

About the author

David O'Brien is a regular speaker at international conferences on topics all around automation of the Microsoft technology stack. He has been in the IT industry for almost 10 years and is a 5-year Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Cloud and Datacenter technologies. His experience is backed by large-scale IT projects across Europe and Australia where his main objective has always been to automate as much as possible and bring people along on the journey to full-stack automation in t... more

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