AWS Concepts
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AWS Concepts

This course is to provide a simple, conceptual introduction to the concepts of Cloud Computing and Amazon Web Services.
4.6 (6,651 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
39,807 students enrolled
Last updated 8/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Have the conceptual foundation to move forward onto more advanced AWS courses
  • Be more prepared to tackle the more complex technical concepts and terminology
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Requirements
  • No requirements, you can get started now
Description

This course is for the absolute beginner. Have you ever wanted to know, in very simple terms, the answers to the following questions: 

  • What is the cloud?
  • What is AWS?
  • What are AWS's core services? 
  • Why do we use AWS? 

If you answered yes, then this course is for you. Our goal with this course is to provide a simple, conceptual introduction to the concepts of Cloud Computing, Amazon Web Services, and it's core services. There are no technical explanations or definitions to memorize - this course is visual, and strictly conceptual. When you are done with this course, you will have the conceptual foundation to move forward onto more advanced AWS courses. And by having the frame-of-reference understanding from this course, you will be more prepared to tackle the more complex technical concepts and terminology.

Who is the target audience?
  • The AWS Concepts course is for the absolute beginner
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Curriculum For This Course
9 Lectures
01:07:22
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1 Lecture 01:56
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01:56
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AWS & the Cloud
1 Lecture 16:38

What is the cloud? What is Amazon Web Services?  We set out to answer these questions in the most simplistic way possible.  No technical terms, no technical definitions.  Just some easy-to-understand examples of what these services are and why people use them.  

Understanding AWS
16:38
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Introduction to Core AWS Services
5 Lectures 33:43

What is a VPC?  Touching on a very important feature of AWS, we set out to explain the concept of a VPC in the most simplistic way possible. 

Understanding VPCs
06:37

What is EC2?  In this video, we set out to explain the concept of EC2 in the most simplistic way possible.

Understanding EC2 (Part 1)
05:33

What is RDS?  In this video, we set out to explain the concept of RDS in the most simplistic way possible.  

Understanding RDS
12:54

What is S3?  In this video, we set out to explain the concept of S3 in the most simplistic way possible.  

Understanding S3
04:49

We return to EC2 to discuss another example of how and why it is used.

Understanding EC2 (Part 2)
03:50
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AWS Global Infrastructure
1 Lecture 06:36

We take a visual look at how AWS is set up around the globe.  We start with a global map, and drill down to a local data center.  

Understanding How AWS is Physically Set Up
06:36
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Quiz: AWS Concepts Quiz
0 Lectures 00:00
AWS Concepts Quiz
8 questions
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What's Next
1 Lecture 08:29

In this lesson we will discuss additional (free) courses offered by Linux Academy here on Udemy - and how you can continue learning about AWS by following our course roadmap.  

What course should I take next?
08:29
About the Instructor
Linux Academy
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Instructor at Linux Academy

Linux Academy was founded on the belief that providing high-quality, in-depth training should be available at an affordable price. We strive to change lives by teaching Linux and cloud technology. Students can learn new skills, get certified, and advance in their career. 

Our full-time, expert instructors create content on AWS, Linux, OpenStack, DevOps, Azure, and Big Data. 

Thomas Haslett
4.6 Average rating
10,832 Reviews
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Instructor at Linux Academy


Instructor at Linux Academy

Thomas Haslett is a enthusiast of cutting edge technology.  Cloud computing, virtual/augmented reality, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are what he considers "fun & cool".  Tom's background includes years of experience creating and designing proprietary business applications, virtual reality game development, and android app development. 

Tom currently holds three AWS certifications: 

AWS Solutions Architect (associate) 

AWS SysOps Admin (associate) 

AWS Developer (associate)