Primer for the AWS Cloud: Networking
What you'll learn
- Insight on how AWS leverages core networking technologies
- Decode and understand the format of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
- Define core networking technologies, and effectively apply them to a Cloud environment
- Leverage knowledge from this course in job interviews and Cloud certification exams
- Access to a (free) Amazon AWS Management Console.
- Basic computing skillset
An excellent networking background is a prerequisite skill for the cloud administrator. Upon completion of this course, you will have what it takes, from a networking perspective, to be effective on day one, managing any cloud environment.
We have rounded up the networking concepts encountered by the new cloud administrator and created a fun, highly illustrated course around it. The Primer for the AWS Cloud: Networking is an effective prerequisite to any course on cloud administration and it can stand on its own as a useful review of relevant networking topics.
Skills covered include:
- port number types and uses
- decoding IPv4, IPv6 and MAC addresses
- representing IP addresses in the various formats
- grouping IP addresses into CIDR blocks
- partitioning networks
- proper deployment of networking services such as DNS, DHCP, NAT.
To reinforce the learning, we provide examples and demonstrations, using the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform, however the skills covered in this course are transferable to any cloud environment available today.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone needing a refresher on core networking concepts
- Anyone with a need to use and/or administer an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud
Aniekan Akpaffiong's passion and curiosity are piqued by technology of all kinds. And he finds satisfaction in learning and sharing his knowledge.
He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, and a Master of Business Administration.
He currently works at a Fortune 50 company and has managed teams of administrators, servicing IT projects for local and international clients. He has taught courses at the college and corporate level and enjoys presenting at technical conferences.