AWS Technical Essentials

Course 1226

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Language: English
  • Level: Foundation

This AWS Technical Essentials course introduces you to Amazon Web Services (AWS) products, services, and common solutions. It provides you with the fundamentals to become more proficient in identifying AWS services so that you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements and get started working on AWS.

AWS Technical Essentials Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

AWS Technical Essentials Course Information

In this AWS Technical Essentials course, you will learn how to:

  • Terminology and concepts related to the AWS platform. 
  • How to navigate the AWS Management Console. 
  • Key concepts of AWS security measures and AWS IAM (Identity and Access Management). 
  • Distinguish between essential AWS services, including: 
    • Foundational services: Amazon EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud), Amazon VPC. (Virtual Private Cloud), Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service), and Amazon EBS (Elastic Block Store). 
    • Database services: Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon RDS (Relational Database Service). 
    • Management services: including AWS Auto Scaling, Amazon CloudWatch, ELB (Elastic Load Balancing), and AWS Trusted Advisor. 

AWS Technical Essentials Training Outline

  • AWS Global Infrastructure

Demonstration: AWS Management Console

  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
  • Demonstration: Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

Hands-on lab: Build your VPC and launch a web server

  • AWS Identity and Access Management

Demonstration: AWS Identity and Access Management

  • SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Data storage considerations

Hands-on lab: Build your database server and connect to it

  • Auto scaling
  • Load balancing
  • Cloud Watch
  • Trusted Advisor

Hands-on lab: Scale and load balance your architecture

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AWS Technical Essentials FAQs

  • Basic understanding of cloud computing concepts 
  • Knowledge of computing platform environments and networks 
  • Familiarity with AWS services 
  • Working knowledge of Java, C#/.NET, or Python 

Individuals who are interested in the foundational concepts of Amazon Web Services.

Course AWS Cloud Essentials for Business Users helps IT business decision-makers understand the benefits of cloud computing as well as the fundamentals of AWS.

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms, which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online, with self-paced learning options included.

No, the AWS Essential courses do not lead to an AWS Certification.

While it can be a starting-off point, the AWS Cloud Practitioner course is the recommended entry point. 

They may cover similar content, but the Discovery Days are much higher level for those exploring AWS. 

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