Amazon Web Services – Systems Operations on AWS

In this 3 day course you will acquire the knowledge and skills required to deploy networks and systems on the AWS platform. You will learn about the features and tools AWS has for configuration and deployment as well as best practices for configuring and deploying.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at system administrators and software developers.

what you will learn

What you will learn
Upon completion you will know how to:

  • Use standard AWS infrastructure features such as Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Elastic Load Balancing, and Auto Scaling from the command line
  • Use AWS CloudFormation and other automation technologies to produce stacks of AWS resources that can be deployed in an automated, repeatable fashion
  • Build functioning virtual private networks with Amazon VPC from the ground up using the AWS Management Console
  • Deploy Amazon EC2 instances using command line calls and troubleshoot the most common problems with instances
  • Monitor the health of Amazon EC2 instances and other AWS services
  • Manage user identity, AWS permissions, and security in the cloud
  • Manage resource consumption in an AWS account using tools such as Amazon CloudWatch, tagging, and Trusted Advisor
  • Select and implement the best strategy for creating reusable Amazon EC2 instances
  • Configure a set of Amazon EC2 instances that launch behind a load balancer, with the system scaling up and down in response to demand
  • Edit and troubleshoot a basic AWS CloudFormation stack definition

Students need to have:

  • Attended the AWS Essentials course
  • Background in either software development or systems administration
  • Some experience with maintaining operating systems at the command line (shell scripting in Linux environments, cmd or PowerShell in Windows)
  • Basic knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP)
Course outline

Course Outline

1. System Operations on AWS Overview
2. Networking in the Cloud
3. Computing in the Cloud
4. Storage and Archiving in the Cloud
5. Monitoring in the Cloud
6. Managing Resource Consumption in the Cloud
7. Configuration Management in the Cloud
8. Creating Scalable Deployments in the Cloud
9. Creating Automated and Repeatable Deployments

Certification Programs
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate