Certified AWS Cloud Practitioner SysOps Administrator (Vouchers Included)

This 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.

Students will then be taught how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the AWS platform. AWS System Operations is a course for system administrators and...

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Course code: GES3071

What you will learn

  • Define what the AWS Cloud is and the basic global infrastructure
  • Describe basic AWS Cloud architectural principles, key services, and common use cases and the AWS Cloud value proposition
  • 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
  • Describe basic/core characteristics of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud
  • Use standard AWS infrastructure features such as Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Elastic Load Balancing, and Auto Scaling from the command line
  • Use AWS CloudFormation and other automation technologies to produce stacks of AWS resources that can be deployed in an automated, repeatable fashion
  • Build functioning virtual private networks with Amazon VPC from the ground up using the AWS Management Console
  • Deploy Amazon EC2 instances using command line calls and troubleshoot the most common problems with instances
  • Monitor the health of Amazon EC2 instances and other AWS services
  • Manage user identity, AWS permissions, and security in the cloud
  • Manage resource consumption in an AWS account using tools such as Amazon CloudWatch, tagging, and Trusted Advisor
  • Select and implement the best strategy for creating reusable Amazon EC2 instances
  • Configure a set of Amazon EC2 instances that launch behind a load balancer, with the system scaling up and down in response to demand
  • Edit and troubleshoot a basic AWS CloudFormation stack definition

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 SysOps Administrator: 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
  • 100 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 AWS Introduction
    1. Introduction to AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate Course and Exam Objectives
    2. Introducing AWS and the Cloud
    3. The AWS Global Architecture (Regions, Availability Zones, and Edge Locations)
    4. AWS Pricing, Billing, Support Plans, and Dashboards
    5. Accessing AWS Resources
  10. AWS Networking
    1. VPC Overview and VPC Subnets
    2. VPC Internet Connectivity, Routing, and NAT
    3. VPC Security Groups, ACLs, and Flow Logs
    4. VPC VPNs, Direct Connect, Peering, Transit Gateways, and Endpoints
    5. CloudFront, Global Accelerator and Route53
  11. AWS Compute
    1. EC2 Overview, Architecture, and Pricing
    2. EC2 Launching and Accessing a Linux and Windows Server
    3. EC2 AMIs, Instance Types, Features
    4. EC2 Instance Store, EBS, EFS, FSx, and S3 Storage
    5. EC2 IP addressing, Network Interfaces, Security Groups, and Placement Groups
    6. EC2 Auto Scaling
    7. EC2 Load Balancers
    8. ECS Overview
    9. Lambda Overview and Examples
    10. API Gateway
  12. AWS Databases
    1. Database Overview
    2. RDS Overview, Instances, Storage, Encryption, and Backups
    3. RDS Multi-AZ, and Read Replicas
    4. RDS Amazon Aurora
    5. Elasticache Overview
    6. DynamoDB Overview
    7. Redshift Overview
  13. AWS Storage
    1. Storage Overview and Review
    2. S3 Introduction, Storage Classes, and Lifecycle Policies
    3. S3 Security and Integrity
    4. S3 Replication, Event Notifications, Inventory, and Limits
    5. S3 Static Website Hosting
    6. Storage Gateway and AWS Backup
  14. AWS Migration and Messaging
    1. Snowcone, Snowball, Snowmobile
    2. AWS DataSync, AWS Transfer, AWS Database Migration Service
    3. SQS, SNS, and SES
  15. AWS Security
    1. Security Overview, IAM Users and Groups
    2. Permissions and Policies
    3. IAM Roles, Identity Federation, and Cognito
    4. KMS, Secrets Manager, Certificates Manager, and Compliance
    5. AWS WAF, Shield, Inspector, Macie, and GuardDuty
  16. Monitoring, Maintenance, and Management
    1. CloudWatch, CloudWatch Logs, and CloudWatch Events
    2. AWS CloudTrail, AWS Config, and Trusted Advisor
    3. CloudFormation and Service Catalog
    4. AWS Organizations and Control Towe
    5. AWS Systems Manager, Resource Groups, and Service/Personal Health Dashboards
    6. AWS Pricing, Billing, and Cost Management

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:

  • A background in either software development or system administration
  • Some experience with maintaining operating systems at the command line
  • Basic knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP)

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 for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C01) and the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate (SOA-C02) exams.

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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