AWS Essentials (2019)

Get started using AWS' core services
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (7,987 ratings)
77,326 students
AWS Essentials (2019)
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (7,987 ratings)
77,326 students
Understand and use core services of Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Understand and use Identity & Access Management (IAM)
Understand and use Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
Understand and use Simple Storage Service (S3)
Understand and use Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2)
Understand and use RDS/DynamoDB (databases)
Understand and use Simple Notification Service (SNS)
Understand and use CloudWatch (monitoring)
Understand and use Elastic Load Balancing (distributing traffic)
Understand and use Auto Scaling (scalable & elastic architecture)
Understand and use Route 53 (domains & DNS)

Requirements

  • You should have a desire to learn AWS and get Hands-on experience using their cloud platform
  • Having your own AWS account is not required, but will be beneficial
  • You should have fundamental understanding of what Cloud Computing is
  • There are no official course prerequisites
Description

Linux Academy's AWS Essentials course is designed for those who want to learn the core services, features, and benefits of AWS, while also gaining valuable hands-on experience.  This course covers all the basics, including:

  • Creating an AWS Account

  • Configuring Access Management

  • Virtual Networking, Routing, and Security

  • Compute, Storage, and Database services

  • Monitoring and Metrics

  • Fundamental Cloud/AWS terminology

If you are brand new to I.T. or AWS and want to get hands-on experience, this course is for you.  Start your AWS journey with us, and by the end of the course, you will fully understand how to build, maintain, and operate basic cloud infrastructures.

There are no prerequisites or additional materials required - all beginners are welcome.  Just come ready to learn new skills and areas of expertise.

Your learning will be reinforced with real-world examples, and quizzes will be used to help check your understanding of the presented topics.

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:
  • No prior AWS experience required
  • Looking for a simplified course on the basics of AWS
Course content
14 sections • 78 lectures • 7h 32m total length
  • Course Introduction
    04:02
  • Project Omega 2.0!
    02:45
  • How to Use the Interactive Guide
    05:53
  • New to IT? This Video is Just for You
    04:25
  • AWS Free Tier: Usage Tracking and Billing Widget
    03:56
  • Free Linux Academy Community Account (required for bonus labs and flashcards)
    10:42
  • Account Basics Overview
    01:42
  • AWS Free Tier
    07:50
  • Create an AWS Account
    04:33
  • How to Navigate the AWS Console
    08:37
  • Creating a Billing Alarm
    03:58
  • AWS Documentation
    04:21
  • Wrap It Up - Account Basics
    02:36
  • Introduction to AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
    01:48
  • What is IAM?
    03:02
  • IAM Initial Setup and Configuration
    15:26
  • IAM Users and Policies
    07:18
  • IAM Groups and Policies
    06:39
  • IAM Roles
    05:57
  • Wrap It Up - IAM Summary
    03:12
  • AWS IAM Essentials
    5 questions
  • Overview of Network Services
    01:34
  • AWS Global Infrastructure
    05:08
  • VPC Basics
    10:09
  • Internet Gateways (IGW)
    07:31
  • Route Tables (RTs)
    07:53
  • Network Access Control List (NACLs)
    13:56
  • Subnets
    11:09
  • Availability Zones (VPC Specific)
    08:45
  • Wrap It Up - VPC Summary
    01:54
  • VPC Essentials
    5 questions
  • Summary of AWS Compute Services
    01:06
  • EC2 Basics
    11:21
  • Amazon Machine Images (AMIs)
    06:41
  • Instance Types
    04:39
  • Elastic Block Store (EBS)
    09:37
  • Security Groups
    09:55
  • IP Addressing
    07:20
  • Launching and Using an EC2 Instance
    13:39
  • Connecting to an EC2 Instance from a Windows PC
    06:42
  • Wrap It Up - EC2 Summary
    02:48
  • EC2 Essentials
    5 questions
  • Summary of AWS Storage Services
    02:09
  • S3 Basics
    11:35
  • Buckets and Objects
    06:54
  • Storage Classes
    10:52
  • Object Lifecycles
    06:02
  • Permissions
    05:51
  • Object Versioning
    04:35
  • Wrap It Up - S3 Summary
    01:42
  • S3 Essentials
    5 questions
  • Summary of AWS Database Services
    02:42
  • RDS and DynamoDB Basics
    08:44
  • Provisioning a RDS Aurora Database (MySQL Compatible)
    14:17
  • Wrap It Up - Database Summary
    01:42
  • RDS and DynamoDB Essentials
    5 questions
  • Summary of AWS Services for Monitoring, Alerts, and Notifications
    01:10
  • SNS Basics
    06:31
  • Using SNS
    08:35
  • Wrap It Up - SNS Summary
    01:11
  • Introduction to Management Tools
    01:32
  • CloudWatch Basics
    05:24
  • CloudWatch Metrics and Alarms
    08:43
  • CloudTrail Basics
    05:56
  • Wrap It Up - Management Tools Summary
    01:26
  • SNS, CloudWatch, and CloudTrail Essentials
    5 questions
  • Introduction to Load Balancing, Elasticity and Scalability
    03:21
  • ELB Basics
    05:59
  • Creating an ELB
    07:00
  • Wrap Up - ELB Summary
    00:45

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