Introduction to AWS - One Hour Crash Course

Learn key concepts related to AWS, understand the benefits of the most commonly used services, and see real life demos!
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5,735 students
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Understand what is possible with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Learn about the differences between AWS, Google, and Microsoft Cloud platforms
Get a basic understanding of many of the most commonly used AWS services
See a demo of the AWS console and learn how to use the AWS Free Tier
Learn how you can become AWS Certified


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Are you brand new to AWS? Have you found that many of the training resources out there use complex technical jargon that make it difficult to understand the basic concepts? If you need to get a basic understanding of AWS quickly and clearly, this is the course for you.

I have taught over 100,000 students across a variety of platforms, and I think anyone brand new to AWS will love this course. Most lectures in this course are 5 - 10 minutes long. This course gives you an understanding of how AWS works, some of the most commonly used services, how to use the free tier, how AWS compares to other cloud environments, and more.

If you need to learn the basics of AWS, this course is the ideal starting point.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who needs to get started with the basic concepts of AWS

Course content

1 section • 10 lectures • 1h 6m total length
  • Introduction to this Course
  • Introduction to AWS
  • Demo: How to Sign Up for an Account and Use the AWS Free Tier
  • Demo: AWS Console
  • AWS Use Cases
  • Demo: Create an S3 Bucket
  • AWS vs. other Cloud Providers
  • Summary of Common AWS Services
  • AWS Certifications
  • Bonus Video


VMware Certified Instructor, Virtualization Consultant
Rick Crisci
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 25,506 Reviews
  • 121,759 Students
  • 30 Courses

I am the owner of TrainerTests,and an official certified trainer for VMware and AWS.

I have delivered thousands of hours of official live training to my students, and I love teaching people new skills.

I am the founder of TrainerTests, which provides video training unlike any other company. I believe in using high quality illustrations and animations to simply complex concepts. in my courses you will get the technical depth that you need, with a focus on making sure that you completely understand the underlying concepts.

Please feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn, I always enjoy making new contacts with my students! I will send any new connections coupon codes with deep discounts for all my classes!