AWS Concepts

This course is to provide a simple, conceptual introduction to the concepts of Cloud Computing and Amazon Web Services.
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (44,956 ratings)
302,894 students
AWS Concepts
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (44,956 ratings)
302,894 students
Have the conceptual foundation to move forward onto more advanced AWS courses
Be more prepared to tackle the more complex technical concepts and terminology

Requirements

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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.

As an added bonus to all who enroll, we have made a select group of Linux Academy's Hands-On Labs and flashcards available for free to all students who wish to take advantage of them.  Instructions on how to access these bonus features will be provided during the course.  (NOTE: These bonus features are not a required part of the course. they are an addition you can choose if you so wish).

Who this course is for:
  • The AWS Concepts course is for the absolute beginner
Course content
6 sections • 10 lectures • 1h 17m total length
  • AWS Concepts Course Introduction
    01:14
  • Free Linux Academy Community Account (required for bonus labs and flashcards)
    10:42
  • Understanding AWS
    16:38
  • Understanding VPCs
    06:37
  • Understanding EC2 (Part 1)
    05:33
  • Understanding RDS
    12:54
  • Understanding S3
    04:49
  • Understanding EC2 (Part 2)
    03:50
  • Understanding How AWS is Physically Set Up
    06:36
  • AWS Concepts Quiz
    8 questions
  • What course should I take next?
    08:29

Instructors
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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. 

Instructor at Linux Academy
Thomas Haslett
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  • 53,748 Reviews
  • 388,074 Students
  • 2 Courses


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)