Certified AWS Cloud Practitioner Developer Associate (Vouchers Included)

This comprehensive course is the first step in training for the industry-leading Amazon AWS product. It serves as a thorough introduction to the services and solutions possible with AWS. It is also the first certification in paths available for IT professionals looking to codify their knowledge and skills in AWS.

You will learn how to use the AWS SDK to develop secure and scalable cloud applications. You will also explore how to interact with AWS using code and discuss key concepts, best...

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Certified AWS Cloud Practitioner Developer Associate (Vouchers Included)

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Course code: GES3072

What you will learn

  • Define what the AWS Cloud is and the basic global infrastructure and basic AWS Cloud architectural principles
  • Describe the AWS Cloud value proposition
  • Describe key services on the AWS platform and their common use cases Describe basic security and compliance aspects of the AWS platform and the shared security model
  • Define the billing, account management, and pricing models
  • Identify sources of documentation or technical assistance (for example, whitepapers or support tickets)
  • Describe basic/core characteristics of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud
  • Set up the AWS SDK and developer credentials for Java, C#/.NET, Python, and JavaScript
  • Interact with AWS services and develop solutions by using the AWS SDK
  • Use AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) for service authentication
  • Use Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon DynamoDB as datastores
  • Integrate applications and data by using AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway, Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS), Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), and AWS Step Functions
  • Use Web Identity Framework and Amazon Cognito for user authentication
  • Use Amazon ElastiCache to improve application scalability
  • Use containers in the development process
  • Leverage the CI/CD pipeline to deploy applications on AWS

How you will benefit

  • You will be prepared to sit for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam
  • You will be prepared to sit for the AWS Certified AWS Developer Associate: Associate Exam
  • Gain valuable career skills that you can apply immediately
  • Increase your earning potential
  • Complete your program in 6 months or less
  • Certificate of completion from the school or organization that you registered through (upon successfully passing the final exam)

How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 Months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 80 course hours
  1. Course Overview and AWS Introduction
    1. Introduction to AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Course and Exam Objectives
    2. Introducing AWS and the Cloud
    3. AWS Well-Architected Framework
    4. The AWS Global Architecture (Regions, Availability Zones, and Edge Locations)
    5. AWS Pricing, Billing, Support Plans, and Dashboards
    6. Accessing AWS Resources
  2. AWS Compute
    1. Amazon EC2
    2. EC2 Scaling and Load Balancing
    3. Amazon ECS, EKS, and Fargate
    4. AWS Lambda
    5. Elastic BeanStalk
  3. AWS Databases
    1. Database Overview and RDS
    2. Amazon Elasticache
    3. DynamoDB
    4. DocumentDB
    5. Amazon Redshift
    6. Amazon Neptune
  4. AWS Storage
    1. Instance and EBS Storage
    2. EFS, FSx for Windows and FSx for Lustre
    3. Simple Storage Service (S3)
    4. AWS Storage Gateway
  5. AWS Networking
    1. VPC Overview and Subnets
    2. VPC Internet Connectivity, Routing, and NAT
    3. VPC Security Groups and ACLs
    4. VPNs and Direct Connect
    5. CloudFront, Global Accelerator and Route53
    6. API Gateway
  6. AWS Messaging, Migration, and Translation
    1. SQS
    2. SNS and SES
    3. Snowcone, Snowball, Snowmobile
    4. AWS DataSync, AWS Transfer, AWS Database Migration Service
    5. AWS Translate and Transcribe
  7. Security
    1. Security Overview, IAM Users and Groups
    2. Permissions and Policies
    3. IAM Roles, Identity Federation, and Cognito
    4. KMS, Secrets Manager, AWS Organizations and Compliance
    5. AWS WAF, Shield, Inspector, Macie, and GuardDuty
  8. Monitoring and Maintenance
    1. CloudWatch, CloudWatch Logs, and CloudWatch Events
    2. CloudTrail and Trusted Advisor
  9. Course Overview and the AWS Global Infrastructure
    1. Introduction to AWS Developer Associate Course and Exam Objectives
    2. Regions, Availability Zones, and Edge Locations
  10. AWS Security
    1. IAM Users, Groups, Permissions
    2. Access Keys and IAM Roles
    3. Identity Federation and Cognito
    4. KMS, HSM, and Secrets Manager
  11. Networking and Compute
    1. VPC Overview and VPC Subnets
    2. VPC Internet Connectivity, Routing, and NAT
    3. VPC Security Groups and ACLs
    4. CloudFront and Global Accelerator
    5. EC2 Overview and Launching a Server
    6. EC2 Storage
    7. EC2 Auto Scaling
    8. EC2 Elastic Loadbalancing
    9. Elastic Container Service Overview
  12. Databases
    1. Database Overview and RDS
    2. RDS Multi-AZ and Read Replicas
    3. Amazon Aurora
    4. Elasticache
    5. DynamoDB Overview, Table Creation, Modes, and Encryption
    6. DynamoDB Access Controls, Scans, Queries, Indexes
    7. DynamoDB DAX, Global Tables, Streams, and Additional Considerations
    8. DocumentDB
  13. Simple Storage Service (S3)
    1. S3 Overview, Bucket Creation, Object Upload, Storage Classes, and Lifecycle Policies
    2. S3 Object Paths, Data Consistency, and Limits
    3. S3 Encryption, Permissions, and Pre-signed URLs
    4. S3 Versioning, MFA Delete, and Object Lock
    5. S3 CORs, Server Access Logging, Event Notifications, Replication
    6. S3 Static Website Hosting
  14. Lambda, API Gateway, Step Functions
    1. Lambda Overview and Examples
    2. Lambda Features, Limits, and Permissions
    3. Step Functions
    4. API Gateway
  15. Messaging
    1. SQS
    2. SNS
    3. SES
  16. Elastic Beanstalk and Kinesis
    1. Elastic Beanstalk Overview
    2. Elastic Beanstalk Versions and Deployment Options
    3. Kinesis
  17. Developer Tools
    1. Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment Overview
    2. Code Commit, Artifact, Build, Deploy, and Pipeline
    3. CloudFormation and Sam
    4. SDKs, CLIs, and Simple Workflow Service
  18. Monitoring
    1. CloudWatch, CloudWatch Logs, and CloudWatch Events
    2. CloudTrail and X-Ray

Raymond Lacoste

Raymond Lacoste is a highly recognized instructor and IT professional who holds the Cisco Sirius Instructor Award. He has authored Cisco Press publications on the Cisco ENARSI and Cisco TSHOOT exams.

Raymond's areas of expertise include Cisco Enterprise networking, Cisco Routing, and Switching, Cisco Datacenter Networking, ITIL, and Amazon AWS. He also holds certifications in Cisco CCSI, Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching, Cisco CCNP Enterprise, ITIL Foundations, ITIL Practitioner, ITIL Intermediate, Amazon AWS System Operations, Amazon AWS Architect, Amazon AWS Developer, and CISSP.

In addition to his certifications and experience, Raymond's engaging instruction style makes even the most obscenely complicated or obtuse concepts relatable and understandable. Outside of class, he enjoys dominating both on the golf course and the basketball court.

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to complete this course, but it is recommended that you have:

  • Knowledge of at least one high-level programming language
  • Working knowledge of core AWS services and public cloud implementation

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Virtual Labs included with the course
  • Microsoft Word Online
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and available online.

  • Study guide
  • Virtual labs
  • Practice exams

Yes, you will be prepared to sit for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C01) and the AWS Certified Developer – Associate exam (DVA-C01).

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course whenever you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

After you register, you will receive 6 months to complete the course. The time allotted for completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours.

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact the student advising team to see what options you may have available to work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

Our courses are designed to accommodate various learning preferences. Depending on the course structure, you may get different forms of support. Self-paced courses are designed to be user-friendly and independent, minimizing the need for external support. In courses with instructors, our direct platform support feature includes opportunities for questions, discussions, and remediation, with email and phone support available for select courses. Our student advising team is available to guide you on program requirements and administrative requests, but they do not provide assistance with course content. Our goal is to provide you with the necessary support for success, whether it's through self-paced exploration, direct communication, or guidance from our advising team.

Upon successfully passing the final exam, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from the school or organization that you registered through.

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