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Cloud Foundations with AWS

Course Summary

This one-day Cloud Foundatioins with AWS course introduces you to the basics of cloud computing and AWS. You will learn what cloud technology is, compare cloud services with traditional business solutions, and see how AWS differs from Azure and GCP. Participants explore the cloud paradigm shift that comes with moving to the cloud.

This course covers important cloud services like IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, and FaaS. Participants get to know AWS's global setup, including regions, availability zones, and edge locations. Participants also learn about AWS's cost management, Identity and Access Management (IAM), and content delivery networks.

Participants learn how to manage AWS EC2 instances, use auto-scaling and load balancing, and keep deployments secure. Participants explore AWS S3 for storage and other Amazon storage options like EBS, EFS, RDS, and DynamoDB. Participants will gain an understanding of the basics of AWS networking, including Virtual Private Gateways and VPNs, and learn about AWS monitoring with Cloudwatch, CloudTrail, and Trusted Advisor.

Learn the basics of cloud computing and AWS.
Anyone interested in learning about AWS cloud solutions.
Project Managers | Business Leaders | Developers | DevOps Engineers
Skill level
Lecture | Hands-on Activities
1 day
Related technologies


Learning Objectives
  • Describe the core concepts of cloud computing and who are the major cloud providers
  • Explain differences between enterprise solutions and cloud services
  • Discuss AWS's global setup, including regions, availability zones, and edge locations
  • Provide examples of AWS compute, storage, database, and network services
  • Describe AWS cloud security services

What you'll learn:

In this course, you'll learn:
  • Understanding Cloud Computing
    • Enterprise solutions vs “the Cloud”
    • Cloud Computing Terms
    • Cloud Providers: AWS vs. Azure vs. GCP
    • Cloud Computing Service Categories
      • IaaS
      • PaaS
      • SaaS
      • FaaS
    • Cloud Deployment Models
  • Moving to the Cloud
    • Dealing with the cloud paradigm shift
    • Migration planning
    • Cost estimation and capacity planning
    • Migration Services
  • Introducing AWS
    • Introducing the AWS Cloud Environment
    • AWS Global Infrastructure
      • Regions
      • Availability zones
      • Edge locations
    • AWS Cost and Billing Management
    • AWS Security
      • Shared Responsibility Model
      • AWS Identity and Access Management
      • Security policies
      • AWS security services
      • Content Delivery Networks
  • Introducing AWS Elastic Compute Cloud
    • AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
    • Managing your EC2 instance
    • Auto scaling and Load Balancing
    • EC2 Management and Security
  • Introducing AWS Simple Storage Service
    • Introduction to AWS Simple Storage Service (S3)
    • Creating and Managing S3 Buckets
    • Encryption for Objects
      • S3 Security
      • S3 Websites
    • Overview of Amazon Storage Systems
      • Amazon EBS
      • Amazon EFS
      • Amazon RDS
      • Amazon DynamoDB
  • Introduction to Networking
    • Using a Virtual Private Gateway
    • Using a Virtual Private Network
    • Networking and Security
  • Monitoring and AWS
    • The Importance of Monitoring
    • AWS Cloudwatch
    • AWS CloudTrail
    • AWS Trusted Advisor

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