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AWS Training: A Comprehensive Introduction to Amazon Web Services - Classroom


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What is the Amazon Web Services training course?

Amazon Web Services are a scalable and flexible cloud computing solution, use to maximise your cloud investment.

The introduction to Amazon Web Services course provides you with the skills required to deliver significant technical and business benefits, through Amazon Web Services.

Amazon Web Services are a flexible, secure and scalable cloud services platform, which offers database storage and content delivery computing power to help businesses grow.

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Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Classroom
  • Assessment Included
  • Accredited & Experienced Trainers
  • Duration: 4 Days

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Live OnlineMay 5th 2020  4 Days£1,895 ex. VATAvailable
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LondonMay 19th 2020  4 Days£1,895 ex. VATAvailable
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Is the Amazon Web Services training course right for me?

This course is suitable for anyone looking to become certified in Amazon Web Services or add to their existing CompTIA qualifications. If you’re working in IT already or you’re looking to move into the IT arena, this will be a beneficial course for you. 

Why Choose e-Careers?

e-Careers has partnered with The Learning Tree, to offer a range of courses, delivered via high-tech classrooms or virtual learning, depending on your requirement.

We are an award-winning, established eLearning course provider, with over 16 years’ experience in the industry.  We offer high-quality training courses at competitive prices. 

What will I learn on this course?

Throughout this course you’ll learn how to apply best practises for creating an AWS-based cloud solution, and leverage AWS computing services, to provision virtual machines. Discover how to implement reliable storage systems and transparently handle peaks in demand, with auto scaling and elastic load balancing.  

Classroom-based Training 

 e-Careers were originally an online learning organisation but over time we’ve established additional learning methods, to provide our delegates with a variety of study options, including:

  •    Bespoke training
  •    Classroom-based training
  •    On-site training
  •    LiveOnline (virtual learning)

The Classrooms

Our classroom training centre is in London, Euston, conveniently located directly opposite Euston station, making transport and accessibility easier.

Our clean, high-tech classrooms provide a comfortable learning environment for our delegates, and we pride ourselves on providing a first-class training experience. You’ll notice this from your first steps in our London training centre, right through to your last day on the course, helping you to feel welcomed and comfortable. 

Each classroom has been designed to perfectly suit the courses being offered. For example, our Cyber Security classrooms come kitted out with a range of high specification PC’s (typically i7’s), with monitors for you to work through the practical assignments and an additional vertical screen to view your digital course materials.

Your instructor will use cutting-edge technology to ensure a high-quality learning experience for all delegates, including the latest annotation hardware and software.  

Alternatives to Classroom-based study

We understand that not every delegate has the same date availability or can’t make it to London, so we have created a range of suitable alternatives, including:  

  •    LiveOnline – This is our virtual classroom option. Be a fully participating and integrated member of the classroom but from the comfort of your own home or office. We supply you with all the course materials required to fully participate with the class. 
  •    eLearning – This is our Online/ Distance learning option. If a classroom or LiveOnline option are unsuitable for your requirements, we do offer a full online course option, where you can study at your own pace and in your own time.

Module outline

Module 1 – Introduction to AWS Cloud computing

  •    Getting started with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    •    Creating accounts and analysing the cost breakdown
    •    Evaluating Service Level Agreements (SLA)
    •    Console, command–line tools and API
  •    Overview of the architecture
  •    EC2
  •    S3
  •    EBS
  •    Beanstalk
  •    RDS
  •    VPC
  •    CloudFront
  •    SimpleDB
  •    SQS
  •    CloudWatch

Module 2 – Achieving agility with EC2

  •    Managing the EC2 infrastructure
    •    Browsing Amazon Machine Images (AMI)
    •    Specifying security groups and key pairs
  •    Provisioning resources
    •    Evaluating Elastic Block Store (EBS) and instance store root devices
    •    Assigning elastic IP addresses
    •    Mapping instance types to computing needs

Module 3 – Implementing durable and reliable storage

  •    Storing data in the cloud
    •    Persisting off–instance storage with EBS volumes
    •    Creating backups with snapshots
    •    Achieving high durability with SimpleStorage Service
    •    Transmitting data in/out of the Amazon cloud
  •    Simplifying the database infrastructure
    •    Achieving high availability of nonrelational data with SimpleDB
    •    Effortlessly implementing a relational database with Relational Database Service (RDS)
  •    Creating cost–effective distributed solutions
    •    Decoupling applications with Simple Queue Service
    •    Leveraging CloudFront for high–performance edge cache content delivery
    •    Delivering static and streaming content

Module 4 – Adapting EC2 to your business needs

  •    Customising virtual machines
    •    Modifying existing images
    •    Creating new images off of running instances
    •    Converting an instance store AMI to an EBS AMI
  •    Creating an AWS cloud architecture
    •    Applying best practises for a cloud solution
    •    Selecting a cloud setup for different use case scenarios

Module 5 – Handling dynamic resource requirements

  •    Monitoring from inside or outside of the cloud
    •    Visualising utilization metrics with CloudWatch
    •    Setting alarms to send and receive notifications
  •    Transparently scaling to meet load variations
    •    Distributing incoming traffic with elastic load balancing
    •    Dynamically adding and removing instances with Auto Scaling
    •    Setting capacity thresholds

Module 6 – Hosting applications with Elastic Beanstalk

  •    Improving application delivery with Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    •    Deploying scalable applications on the AWS cloud
    •    Selecting and launching an application environment
  •    Managing application environments
    •    Customising and configuring platform stacks
    •    Provisioning application resources with CloudFormation

Module 7 – AWS security features

  •    Controlling account security
    •    Configuring access credentials
    •    Managing users with Identity Access Management (IAM)
  •    Leveraging the Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
    •    Launching EC2 instances in private subnets for extra security
    •    Bridging EC2 instances to your internal network with a VPN
    •    Organising EC2 instances in separate subnets with a VPC

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