With the current rapid adaptation of the cloud platform, the need for cloud certification has also increased worldwide. This guide is your one-stop solution to going from zero to certified in AWS. This course will help you gain technical expertise in developing and maintaining applications on the AWS platform.
We begin with a quick introduction to AWS and the prerequisites to get you started. Then, we’ll ensure you have a fair understanding of core AWS services, use cases, and basic architecture. Next, we’ll teach you how to design, develop, and deploy cloud-based solutions using AWS.
The main portion of the video explores topics such as Simple Storage Service, DynamoDB, VPC, Simple Queue Service, Simple Notification Service, Simple Workflow Service, Elastic Beanstalk, and CloudFormation. Finally, we cover practice questions and mock tests, giving you the confidence to clear your AWS exam. By the end of this video, you will be able to pass the AWS exam and develop and manage your application on the AWS platform.
About the Author
Colibri Ltd. is a technology consultancy company founded in 2015 by James Cross and Ingrid Funie. The company works to help their clients navigate the rapidly changing and complex world of emerging technologies, with deep expertise in areas such as Big Data, Data Science, Machine Learning, and Cloud Computing.
Over the past few years, they have worked with some of the world's largest and most prestigious companies, including a tier 1 investment bank, a leading management consultancy group, and one of the world's most popular soft drinks companies, helping each of them to better make sense of their data and process it in more intelligent ways.
The company lives by their moto: Data -> Intelligence -> Action.
Our author, Raluca Bolovan is a DevOps Engineer, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, and AWS Certified Developer.
She graduated with a first class honours MEng degree in Computing (Software Engineering) from Imperial College London. She worked in Investment Banking for three years with technologies such as Python, Java, and Spring. She then moved into the FinTech industry and has written microservices running on Docker on AWS.
Raluca has several years of experience architecting and implementing new solutions on the AWS platform. She has built, among others, a serverless ETL and data warehousing solution using AWS Lambda, DynamoDB, Redshift, and S3 as the principal components.
This video introduces you to the AWS Certified Developer Associate Course and explains what you need to do to setup your environment.
This video covers a brief history of AWS and how the AWS global infrastructure looks like, with examples to illustrate the new concepts.
This video is a quiz for you to verify the knowledge you have gained in the Overview section.
This video offers an introduction to the fundamental concepts of Identity Access Management.
Learn how to work with the IAM console by following recommended security steps.
In this video, we will cover the concept of identity federation with Active Directory using IAM roles from a theoretical perspective.
Summary of the IAM section and a quiz to verify the knowledge gained.
This video will cover the fundamental concepts of EC2 including the available instance types, storage options, pricing, and intro to AWS CLI.
A hands-on tutorial on how to create a new EC2 instance, connect to it via the terminal, perform operations on the instance, and then terminate it.
This video demonstrates how roles work with EC2 by creating a new role with specified permissions and interacting with the instance and allowed services via the terminal.
This video introduces the concept of instance metadata and shows how to launch instances using the AWS CLI.
Learn about how to configure your instance automatically with user data scripts. Cover snapshots, AMIs, deploying to other regions.
Introduction to the Elastic Load Balancing service and its benefits. We will discuss trade-offs for maintaining session data.
Summarize the concepts learned in the EC2 section followed by a quiz to verify the knowledge gained in this section.
Learn how to create an S3 bucket via the AWS console and how to interact with the service hands on.
General overview of the available storage options and the applicability of each.
Learn about version control and how to apply it to your buckets.
Learn about how to automatically transition your data to other S3 types of storage depending on your needs using lifecycle rules.
Learn about how to transfer data into and out of AWS.
Overview of the security processes that can be put in place for S3.
Reinforce the concepts you learned from the previous sections using a Django Python application that interacts with S3.
Learn to scale out the Django application using EC2 instances and ELB.
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