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Introduction to Security and Architecture on AWS

by David Tucker

This course will provide an introduction to architectural concepts, security best practices on the platform, and introducing AWS services that support these areas.

What you'll learn

AWS certifications add value for both technical and non-technical resources in today’s digital world. In this course, Introduction to Security and Architecture on AWS, you will learn foundational knowledge of both security on AWS as well as how to architect solutions on the platform. This information is valuable for anyone using AWS, but it is essential for preparing to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam. First, you will review three core concepts that affect how you use the platform: the AWS Well Architected Framework, the shared responsibility model, and the acceptable use policy. Then, you will learn security and user management on AWS. Next, you will discover key architectural concepts around fault tolerance, high-availability, and disaster recovery. Finally, you will explore concepts around scalable and secure applications on Amazon EC2. When you are finished with this course, you will have a clear understanding of the concepts needed for a portion of the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam as well as the knowledge needed to begin implementing applications in the cloud.

About the author

David is a Webby Award winning cloud development consultant that focuses on cloud native web, mobile, and IoT applications. For over fifteen years as a consultant David has led custom software development on emerging platforms for companies such as FedEx, AT&T, Sony Music, Intel, Comcast, Herman Miller, Principal Financial, and Adobe (as well as many others). David regularly writes and speaks on the digital landscape with published works for O'Reilly and He has written for Mashable,... more

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