AWS Certified Solutions Architect–Associate Tutorial-Step 2
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AWS Certified Solutions Architect–Associate Tutorial-Step 2

Get comfortable with designing and building scalable AWS applications by leveraging S3, ELB, and EC2
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Created by Packt Publishing
Last updated 6/2017
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  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • How to use EC2 and ELB , security and scaling
  • How to use S3 to store and manage your objects
  • Other storage options on AWS and when to use them
  • Introduction to Cloudfront
  • Introduction to monitoring
  • How to troubleshoot VPCs, EC2s, ELBs
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  • This video is packed full of real-world examples demonstrating use cases that help you comfortable using the Simple Storage Service (S3), the Elastic Load Balancer (ELB), Cloudfront and Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

This course will show you what you need to know to be comfortable using the Simple Storage Service(S3), the Elastic Load Balancer (ELB), Cloudfront and Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

About the author :

Raluca Bolovan

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.

She is also interested in new technologies. She has worked in her career so far in most aspects of technology roles, ranging from front-end development with JavaScript and Django to back-end with microservices in Java 8 and Postgres and more recently DevOps on AWS. If the technology could be the solution for the task at hand, she will definitely try it.

Who is the target audience?
  • Architects and application developers looking to start architecting or developing applications on Amazon Web Services. Individuals and professionals appearing or preparing for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate 2017 exam will greatly benefit from this course.
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Curriculum For This Course
19 Lectures
S3 and CloudFront
9 Lectures 01:36:41
This video provides an overview of an entire course.
Preview 02:25

Overview of fundamental S3 concepts.
Introduction to S3

Learn how to create an S3 bucket via the AWS console and how to interact with the service hands on.
Creating an S3 Bucket through the Control

General overview of the available storage options and the applicability of each.
S3 Storage Options

Learn about version control and how to apply it to your buckets.
S3 Version Control

Learn about how to automatically transition your data to other S3 types of storage depending on your needs using lifecycle rules.
LifeCycling with S3 and Glacier

Learn about how to transfer data into and out of AWS.
Getting Data into AWS – Snowball and Transfer Acceleration

Introduction to CloudFront and hands on experience creating a new distribution.
Introduction to CloudFront

Overview of the security processes that can be put in place for S3.
CORS, Bucket Policies, ACLs, and Encryption
7 Lectures 01:24:59
Cover the fundamental concepts of EC2 including the available instance types, storage options, pricing, and intro to AWS CLI.
Preview 21:33

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.
Creating EC2 Instances and Connecting to Them

Demonstrate how roles work with EC2 by creating a new role with specified permissions and interacting with the instance and allowed services via the Terminal.
Using Roles with EC2

Introduce the concept of instance metadata and show how to launch instances using the AWS CLI.
How to Access EC2 Metadata and What It’s Useful for?

Introduction to Security Groups and what they do for our resources.
Introduction to Security Groups

Learn about how to configure your instance automatically with user data scripts. Cover snapshots and AMIs deploying to other regions.
Installing Python and PIP on Your EC2 Instance

Introduction to the Elastic Load Balancing service and its benefits. We will discuss trade-offs for maintaining session data.
Introduction to the Elastic Load Balancer
3 Lectures 23:15
Overview of CloudWatch Alarms, Events, and Logs.
Preview 10:06

Learn about Trusted Advisor and the best practices that are supported.

Trusted Advisor

Learn about CloudTrail and get exposure using it within the AWS environment.
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