AWS cloud fundamentals

Decoding the Cloud: A Beginner's Journey with AWS.

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Course Overview

This course explains the cloud concepts in a simple way. The examples used are easy to understand. Twenty+ key services of AWS cloud are included in this course along with hands on exercises.  The course videos duration is approximately 7.5 hours. There are 10 chapters in the course and the last chapter includes a mini project which will help the students to try out what they have learned during the course. Expected overall effort is 10-12 hours.

1. What are the requirements?

  • Your willingness to learn is the main requirement.
  • You don’t need prior coding experiences, though it is good to have
  • You may join the course along with your friends so that mutual discussions will help in cementing the learnings

2. What am I going to get from this course?

  • The prime objective of this course is to build a solid foundation for any aspiring IT professional who like to learn cloud technologies
  • Though I have explained the concepts using AWS cloud context, the fundamentals are same for every leading public cloud including Azure and GCP

3. Who this course is for?

  • Students who are pursuing their graduation will find this course very helpful in cementing a solid base for their further cloud learnings
  • People who are already in their jobs and are planning to switch their domain to cloud also will find this useful
  • This will also help teaching professionals and business leaders who would like to understand the nuances of one of the latest trending technologies

About the Author

  • Unus is an SME on AWS Cloud and DevOps with 15+ years of experience. He has done his BTech (Electronics) from MG University and MBA from IIMB.  In his long IT career, he has worked on multiple large projects, mainly in the area of telecom. He has worked with leading IT firms such as Infosys, Wipro, Capgemini and Accenture.  His AWS certifications include AWS Solution Architect Associate, AWS Solution Architect Professional, and AWS Machine Learning Specialist. He is also certified in PMP,  PRINCE2 and ITIL.  He has co-authored two books including a book on presales (A Practitioners Guide to Writing Winning Proposals). He brings in the learnings from his IT career and examples from day today life to explain the complex Technology concepts.

Course Curriculum




AWS Storage Services – S3

  • S3 Introduction
  • Create s3 Bucket
  • S3 Permissions
  • Hands-On : S3 Bucket Policies
  • S3 Websites
  • s3 Versioning Theory
  • Hands-On: S3 Versioning
  • S3 Storage Class Part 1
  • S3 Storage Class Part 2
  • summary
  • Quiz

Identity and Access Management

  • IAM and Policies
  • Hands-on: IAM Policies
  • IAM Roles
  • Summary and Quiz

EC2- Elastic Compute Cloud

  • Introduction
  • Hands-on: EC2
  • Security Groups
  • Hands-on: Security Groups
  • EC2 Instance Connect
  • Hands-on : EC2 Instance
  • Purchase EC2
  • Spot Instances
  • Elastic Block Storage
  • Summary
  • Quiz

Load Balancer and Auto Scaling

  • Introduction
  • Load Balancer Types
  • Hands-on: Application Load Balancer
  • Auto Scaling Group
  • Hands-on: Auto Scaling Group
  • Summary

Network Services

  • Virtual Private Cloud and Subnets
  • IP Address Range
  • NACL vs Security Groups
  • Hands-on : Virtual Private Cloud
  • Peering
  • VPN and Direct Connect
  • Summary
  • Quiz

AWS Database Services

  • Introduction
  • Relational Database Service
  • Amazon Aurora
  • Hands-On: RDS Part 1
  • Hands-On: RDS Part 2
  • Non Relational Databases
  • DynamoDB
  • Hands-On: DynamoDB
  • Summary
  • Quiz

Integration Services - SQS,SNS

  • Cloud Integration service
  • Simple queue service
  • Hands-on : SQS
  • Amazon SNS
  • Hands-on : SNS
  • Summary
  • Quiz

Other Key Services in AWS

  • AWS Kinesis
  • AWS Cloud Watch
  • Hands-on: Cloud Watch
  • AWS Route 53
  • AWS Cloudfront
  • AWS Lambda
  • Quiz

Mini Project

  • Introduction
  • Project 1- Problem Statement
  • Guidlines
  • Project 2 - Problem Statement
  • Guidlines
  • Course Closure



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