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Learning Path: AWS Certified Developer – Associate Complete

Become an AWS Certified Developer – Associate with this all-exclusive course
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Created by Packt Publishing
Last updated 6/2017
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Includes:
  • 15 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Set up your AWS environment
  • See how to use IAM to manage access to your users and resources
  • Get an overview of databases on AWS
  • Get an introduction to SQS, SNS, and SWF
  • Introduction to VPCs, NAT instances, and bastions
  • AWS's Shared Responsibility model
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Requirements
  • No prior knowledge of AWS is required
  • Knowledge of application development is essential
Description

If you’re an IT professional or a developer looking to clear the AWS Certified Developer – Associate 2017 exam, this Learning Path is for you.

Cloud computing services are on the rise. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a leader in this domain, offering scalable, reliable, and inexpensive cloud computing services. With this is the rise in the need for cloud certification.

Learning Path: AWS Certified Developer – Associate Exam Prep is Packt’s Video Learning Path that is a series of individual video products put together in a logical and stepwise manner such that each video builds on the skills learned in the video before it.

Skills displayed. Standing out from the crowd. Get noticed by employeers.

With the AWS certification, the above-mentioned desirable qualities will become a reality in your life.

This Learning Path has everything it takes to turn you into an AWS Certified Developer – Associate. We begin with a quick introduction to AWS and the prerequisites to get you started. Then, we’ll ensure you have a fair understanding of core AWS services, use cases, and basic architecture.

Then, we’ll demonstrate how to use SNS to send new notifications, create an Elastic Beanstalk application, and get started with the DynamoDB database. Then, know everything you need to be fully comfortable working with Virtual Private Clouds in the AWS ecosystem, as well as get acquainted with some essential best practices for securing your applications.

Finally, get a summary of all of the content required, along with tips, hints, and more sample questions to prepare you for the AWS Certified Developer: Associate Exam.

So, what are you waiting for? Go for this Learning Path if you think this is a good buy.

This Learning Path is authored by one of the best in the field.

About the Author:

Raluca Bolovan

Colibri Ltd. is a technology consultancy company founded in 2015 by James Cross and Ingrid Funie. The company works to help their clients navigate the rapidly changing and complex world of emerging technologies, with deep expertise in areas such as Big Data, Data Science, Machine Learning, and Cloud Computing.

Over the past few years, they have worked with some of the world's largest and most prestigious companies, including a tier 1 investment bank, a leading management consultancy group, and one of the world's most popular soft drinks companies, helping each of them to better make sense of their data and process it in more intelligent ways.

The company lives by their moto: Data -> Intelligence -> Action.

Our author, Raluca Bolovan is a DevOps Engineer, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, and AWS Certified Developer.

She graduated with a first class honours Meng degree in Computing (Software Engineering) from Imperial College London. She worked in Investment Banking for three years with technologies such as Python, Java, and Spring. She then moved into the FinTech industry and has written microservices running on Docker on AWS. Raluca has several years of experience architecting and implementing new solutions on the AWS platform. She has built, among others, a serverless ETL and data warehousing solution using AWS Lambda, DynamoDB, Redshift, and S3 as the principal components.

Who is the target audience?
  • This Video Learning Path is for IT professionals and developers looking to clear the AWS Certified Developer – Associate 2017 exam
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Curriculum For This Course
87 Lectures
14:47:47
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AWS Certified Developer - Associate Tutorial - Step 1
28 Lectures 05:21:40

This video will give an overview of entire course

Preview 03:46

This video introduces you to the AWS Certified Developer Associate Course and explains what you need to do to setup your environment.

Installation and Setup
04:14

The aim of the video is to familiarize you with the requirements and structure of the AWS Certified Developer Associate Exam.

Introduction to the Course, Setting Expectations, and the Exam Blueprint
05:27

This video covers a brief history of AWS and how the AWS global infrastructure looks like, with examples to illustrate the new concepts.

AWS History and a 10,000 Foot Overview
15:38

This video is a quiz for you to verify the knowledge you have gained in the Overview section.

Quiz: Introduction and Overview Review
05:09

This video offers an introduction to the fundamental concepts of Identity Access Management.

Preview 05:37

Learn how to work with the IAM console by following recommended security steps.

Hands on with IAM: Creating Users, Roles, and Groups
23:01

In this video, we will cover the concept of identity federation with Active Directory using IAM roles from a theoretical perspective.

Active Directory Federation Role
03:32

Introduce Web Identity Federation and how it works.

Web Identity Federation Role
04:59

Summary of the IAM section and a quiz to verify the knowledge gained.

Quiz: IAM, Roles, and When to Use Them
05:52

This video will cover the fundamental concepts of EC2 including the available instance types, storage options, pricing, and intro to AWS CLI.

Preview 20:44

A hands-on tutorial on how to create a new EC2 instance, connect to it via the terminal, perform operations on the instance, and then terminate it.

How to Create EC2 Instances and Connect to Them
21:38

This video demonstrates how roles work with EC2 by creating a new role with specified permissions and interacting with the instance and allowed services via the terminal.

How to Use Roles with EC2
10:47

This video introduces the concept of instance metadata and shows how to launch instances using the AWS CLI.

How to Access EC2 Metadata and What It’s Useful for
06:28

Learn about how to configure your instance automatically with user data scripts. Cover snapshots, AMIs, deploying to other regions.

Installing Python and PIP on Your EC2 Instance
10:18

Introduction to the Elastic Load Balancing service and its benefits. We will discuss trade-offs for maintaining session data.

Introduction to the Elastic Load Balancer
09:29

Summarize the concepts learned in the EC2 section followed by a quiz to verify the knowledge gained in this section.

Quiz: EC2 and ELB
10:45

Overview of fundamental S3 concepts.

Preview 08:14

Learn how to create an S3 bucket via the AWS console and how to interact with the service hands on.

Creating an S3 Bucket through the Control
06:02

General overview of the available storage options and the applicability of each.

S3 Storage Options
06:10

Learn about version control and how to apply it to your buckets.

S3 Version Control
17:24

Learn about how to automatically transition your data to other S3 types of storage depending on your needs using lifecycle rules.

LifeCycling with S3 and Glacier
08:38

Learn about how to transfer data into and out of AWS.

Getting Data into AWS: Snowball and Transfer Acceleration
12:45

Introduction to Cloudfront and a hands-on experience on creating a new distribution.

Introduction to Cloudfront
19:25

Overview of the security processes that can be put in place for S3.

CORS, Bucket Policies, ACLs, and Encryption
12:40

Overview of what was covered in the S3 section, followed by a quiz to verify the knowledge gained.

Quiz: S3 and Cloudfront
06:50

Reinforce the concepts you learned from the previous sections using a Django Python application that interacts with S3.

Preview 24:04

Learn to scale out the Django application using EC2 instances and ELB.

Deploying and Load Balancing the Application Using Roles for Permissions
32:04

Test Your Knowledge
5 questions
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AWS Certified Developer - Associate Tutorial - Step 2
22 Lectures 04:23:30

This video provides an overview of the entire course.

Preview 02:55

Introduction to database fundamentals, the types of databases AWS offers, and overview of DynamoDB.

Databases Essentials and Introduction to DynamoDB
14:42

Set up DynamoDB tables and load sample data. Learn about table structure and local and global secondary indexes.

Creating a DynamoDB and Its Associated Indexes
28:02

This video covers scan and query operations, the differences between them as well as additional DynamoDB operations.

Scanning Versus Querying
14:49

This video is an overview of DynamoDB read and write capacity units and how to calculate them.

Provisioning Throughput
10:10

Overview of the steps involved to allow access to your DynamoDB resources.

Web Identity Authentication and DynamoDB
06:31

This video has an overview of what was covered in the DynamoDB section, followed by a quiz to verify the knowledge gained.

Quiz –DynamoDB
08:44

In this video, view an introduction to the fundamentals of DNS and Route53 and learn how to set up a domain.

Preview 13:39

Set up the environment for the rest of the section and experience with Route53 simple routing.

Simple Routing Example
22:48

This video talks about weighted and latency-based routing theoretical overview and practical examples.

Weighted and Latency-Based Routing
13:49

Failover and geolocation-based routing theoretical overview and practical examples.

Failover and Geo-Based Routing
23:11

Overview of what was covered in the Route53 section, followed by a quiz to verify the knowledge gained.

Quiz –Route53
04:12

Introduction to the fundamentals of SQS and recommended architectures and practices.

Preview 16:12

Overview of the Simple Notification Service (SNS) and its main characteristics.

Introduction to the Simple Notification Service (SNS) and Exam Tips
07:57

Get hands-on experience of using SNS via the console. Demo showing how to create a new topic and subscriptions using SNS.

Hands on with SNS
12:51

General overview of the Simple Workflow Service (SWF), its main features and components and how it differs from the SQS service.

Introduction to the Simple Workflow Service (SWF)
08:10

Overview of what was covered in the section, followed by a quiz to verify the knowledge gained.

Quiz –Application Services
07:26

Introduction to the fundamentals of Cloudformation and the main supported functions.

Preview 06:46

Deploy a new Cloudformation stack using the AWS console.

Cloudformation Example
18:20

A general overview of the Elastic Beanstalk service, its main features and components.

Introduction to Elastic Beanstalk
02:42

In this video, get hands-on experience in using Elastic Beanstalk via the console, and a demo showing how to create and configure an application using Elastic Beanstalk.

Elastic Beanstalk Example
11:50

Overview of what was covered in the section, followed by a quiz to verify the knowledge gained.

Quiz – Cloudformation and Elastic Beanstalk
07:44

Test Your Knowledge
5 questions
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AWS Certified Developer - Associate Tutorial - Step 3
14 Lectures 02:27:00

This video provides an overview of the entire course.

Preview 02:38

Introduction to the fundamentals of VPC and recommended practices.

Introduction to Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs)
21:24

Learn how to create your own custom VPC and configure it hands on.

Building Your Own Custom VPC
33:00

Learn about NAT devices and gain experience setting them up in your custom VPC.

Network Address Translation and Private VPC Subnets
19:24

Overview of Network Access Control Lists and Security Groups and best practices.

Network Access Control Lists (ACLs)
16:05

Describes best practices around setting up an Elastic Load Balancer for your private VPC.

Custom VPCs and Elastic Load Balancers
03:15

Overview of NAT devices and Bastion hosts as well as how they differ.

NATs Versus Bastion Hosts
03:53

Learn how to create VPC Flow Logs for your custom VPC hands on.

VPC Flow Logs
04:24

Overview of VPC peering and how to go about creating connections between different VPCs.

VPC Peering
06:01

Remove the resources created within the section to adhere to the best practice of retaining only resources that need to be utilized.

Cleaning Up a VPC
02:54

Overview of what was covered in the section, followed by a quiz to verify the knowledge gained.

Quiz
04:12

Overview of the AWS Shared Responsibility Model.

Preview 15:17

This video introduces the basics of the exam.

Introduction to the Exam
01:50

Overview of what was covered within the section and the previous courses, followed by a quiz to verify the knowledge gained.

Mega Quiz
12:43

Test Your Knowledge
5 questions
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AWS Certified Developer - Associate - Prep Course
23 Lectures 02:35:37

This video provides an overview of the entire title.

Preview 03:10

Summary of the fundamental concepts surrounding IAM.

IAM Recap – Users, Groups, and Roles
10:06

Summary of the fundamental concepts surrounding EC2, ELB, and the AWS CLI.

EC2 Recap – Instance Types and EBS
12:46

Summary of the key concepts surrounding S3 and CloudFront.

S3 Recap– Object Storage, Lifecycling(Glacier), Storage Types, & Version Control
13:04

Exam tips containing more information about S3, EC2, and IAM covered in the section.

Exam Tips
05:10

Overview of what was covered in the exam prep section, followed by a quiz to verify the knowledge gained.

Quiz – IAM, EC2, and S3
08:32

Recap of the fundamental DynamoDB concepts.

Preview 14:17

Recap of Route53 concepts.

Route53 Recap – DNS and Routing Types
08:06

Recap of application and messaging services.

SQS, SNS, and SWF Recap
08:51

Recap of the CloudFormation service.

CloudFormation Recap
02:38

Recap of the Elastic Beanstalk service.

Elastic Beanstalk Recap
01:22

Extra exam tips for the services covered within the section.

Exam Tips
03:23

Overview of what was covered in the section, followed by a quiz to verify the knowledge gained.

Quiz
05:29

Recap the steps to create a custom VPC.

Preview 11:17

Recap of differences between bastion hosts and NAT devices.

NATs and Bastion Host Recap
04:47

Summary access control lists and flow logs.

Access Control Lists and Flow Logs Recap
05:57

Exam tips for VPCs.

Exam Tips
02:11

Overview of what was covered in the section, followed by a quiz to verify the knowledge gained.

Quiz – VPCs
02:58

Set the expectations for the exam.

Preview 01:55

This video covers the exam format and structure.

Exam Format and Structure
02:27

Overview of what was covered in the section and the rest of the courses, followed by a quiz to verify the knowledge gained.

Course Content Mega Quiz 1
13:49

Overview of what was covered in the section and the rest of the courses, followed by a quiz to verify the knowledge gained.

Course Content Mega Quiz 2
12:08

Final tips for the preparation for the exam.

Final Exam Tips
01:14

Test Your Knowledge
5 questions
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