Amazon Web Services Administration (AWS Administration)course starts your Cloud Journey. If you are planning to learn Cloud Computing and Amazon Web Services in particular, then this is the course for you.

This course lets you master various Services and Products offered by AWS to enable you to build and manage highly sophisticated, scalable, available, and cost-effective solutions on AWS Cloud Platform.

This is the most comprehensive and dynamic course with loads of hands-on demos and lab activities. The course starts with a broad overview of AWS Platform and then Deep dive into the individual Services of AWS Platform. Apart from learning all the individual services of AWS, you will also learn how to integrate these services together to design Highly Available, Scalable and Cost-effective Solutions using AWS Cloud Platform.

As we discuss each Service, we will also look at Architectural Best Practices, Pricing Models, Security and Monitoring options, and Disaster Recovery options provided by Amazon Web Services Administration.

Throughout the course, the emphasis is on hands-on practice so that you apply the conceptual understanding to implement a hands-on demonstrable solution. Each topic includes plenty of Demos/Hands-on practices to enrich your learning experience. This hands-on approach makes you easily master all the aspects of AWS Services.

This course covers all the core topics related to various Associate Level Exams like –

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate, AWS Certified Developer Associate, and AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate.

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What will you learn?

  • Solid understanding of Cloud Computing
  • Become fully familiar with Amazon Web Services Administration Platform
  • Hands-on design Highly Available, Scalable, Cost-efficient solutions on AWS Cloud
  • Implement/Deploy AWS based Solutions
  • Identify appropriate use of AWS architectural best practices

Who can attend?

  • Any IT professional
  • Any individual who wants to start career in Cloud Computing
  • AWS Absolute Beginners. No prior AWS experience required.
  • Solutions Architects, System Administrators, Database Administrators, Network and Storage Administrators, Application Developers etc…

Suggested Pre-requisites

  • Basic IT Knowledge
1. Introduction to Cloud Computing

  • What is Cloud Computing
  • How does Cloud Computing Work?
  • Benefits of Cloud Computing
  • Type of Cloud Computing
    • Infrastructure-as-Service (IaaS)
    • Platform-as-Service (Paas)
    • Software-as-Service (SaaS)
  • Cloud Computing Deployment Models
    • Public Cloud
    • Private Cloud
    • Hybrid Cloud
  • Cloud Roles
    • Cloud Enterprise Architect
    • Cloud Infrastructure Architect
    • Cloud Operations Engineer
    • Cloud Security Architect
    • Security Operations Engineer
    • Application Architect
    • Application Developer
    • DevOps Engineer
2. Amazon Web Services Administration Concepts

  • What is AWS?
  • Why AWS?
  • AWS Cloud Model
  • AWS Global Infrastructure
  • AWS Regions, Availability Zones and Edge locations
  • AWS Products & Services
  • AWS Platform
  • AWS Marketplace
  • Enterprise Infrastructure and AWS Services
  • Interacting with AWS Services
3. Amazon Web Services Administration Certifications

  • Why AWS Certification?
  • AWS Certification Tracks – Architecting, Developing, Operations, Specialities
  • AWS CertificationTypes – Associate, Professional, Speciality
  • Certification Blueprint
  • Preparing for Certification
4. Creating your Amazon Web Services Administration account

  • Creating your AWS account
  • Logging into AWS with root account
  • Understanding Billing Dashboard
  • Choosing correct Region
  • Understanding the difference between AWS root account and admin account
  • Creating Admin account
  • Logging into AWS
  • Understanding AWS Management Console
  • DEMO: Creating AWS account
  • DEMO: Logging in with yourAWS Account and Exploring AWS
5. Installing and Configuring AWS CLI

  • Installing AWS CLI on your personal system
  • Configuring AWS CLI using Access Key & Secret Access Key
  • Testing CLI
  • Finding out the Region names
6. Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

  • Overview of EC2
  • Host and Guest
  • EC2 storage – Instance Store & Elastic Block Store (EBS)
  • Multi-tenant Infrastructure – Dedicated and Shared Resource
  • Virtualization Types – HVM, PV
  • Hardware Virtual Machine (HVM)
  • Para Virtual (PV) Machine
  • Operating Systems
  • Amazon Machine Image (AMI)
  • Amazon Linux AMI
  • Instance Families
    • General Purpose
    • Compute Optimized
    • Memory Optimized
    • Storage Optimized
    • Accelerated Computing
  • Resizing Instances
  • Instance Root Access – Secure Login Key Pairs
  • Physical Location – Region, AZ, VPC
  • EC2 Instance IP Addresses – Public IP, Private IP, Elastic IP
  • Placement Group
  • Elastic Block Storage (EBS) Optimized Instances
  • Firewall – Introduction to Security Group and Network Access Control List (ACL)
  • Security Group In-depth
  • Network Access Control List (ACL)
  • Access Control – IAM, Key Pairs and Sharing AMI
  • IAM Roles – Access other AWS Services from EC2
  • EC2 Instance Life Cycle
  • Recovering EC2 Instance
  • Instance Purchase Options
  • On-Demand Instances
  • Reserved Instances
  • Scheduled Instances
  • Spot Instances
  • Dedicated Hosts Vs Dedicated Instances
  • EC2 Pricing
    • AWS Pricing calculator
    • Data Transfer Charges
    • Add-on pricing
    • Peered VPC charges
  • Managing Instance, OS, Users
  • Managing Instance with EC2 Instance Manager
  • User Data – Customizing Instance at Launch
  • Instance Metadata – Querying Instance Attributes at Runtime
  • DEMO: Installing Putty & AWS Key Pair Setup
  • DEMO: Launch Linux Instance using Amazon Linux AMI
  • DEMO: Connect to Linux Instance, Install Web server and Verify the working of Web Server
  • DEMO: Restart Instance and Observe Public & Private IP
  • DEMO: Stop & Start Instance and Observe Public & Private IP
  • DEMO: Creating and Assigning Elastic IP address to EC2 instance,
  • DEMO: Disassociating & Associating Elastic IP
  • DEMO: Releasing Elastic IP
  • DEMO: Resizing Instance/Changing Instance Type
  • DEMO: Launch Windows Instance
  • DEMO: Launch EC2 Instance with IAM Role to Access S3
  • DEMO: Customize EC2 Instance with User Data
  • DEMO: Query Instance Metadata
7. Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

  • Introduction to VPC
  • VPC, Region and Availability Zones
  • VPC Connectivity Options
  • VPC Firewall and Security
  • EC2 Classic
  • Difference Between VPC and EC2-Classic
  • VPC Components
    • Subnet – Public, Private
    • Internet Gateway
    • NAT Gateway
    • NAT Instance
    • Egress-only Internet Gateway
    • Hardware VPN
    • Virtual Private Gateway (VPG)
    • Router
    • VPC Peering Connection
    • VPC Endpoint
    • VPC Wizard
  • Default VPC Network Architecture
  • Non-Default Network Architecture
  • Private Subnet with NAT Gateway
  • Private Subnet with NAT Instance
  • NAT Instance – Source/Destination Check
  • Bastion Host
  • VPC and Corporate Data Center – Secure Connection using VPN
  • VPC as a Cloud Hub for your Infrastructure
  • AWS Direct Connect
  • VPC Routing Priority
  • IPv6 Configuration on VPC
  • IPv6 Egress only Gateways
  • VPC Pricing
  • Deploying other AWS Services on VPC
  • VPC Peering Connection
  • VPC Limits for your account
  • DEMO: VPC Console Quick Overview
  • DEMO: VPC Wizard Launch Configuration
  • DEMO: Create VPC with Single Public Subnet, Launch EC2 Instance and Connect
  • DEMO: Enable IPv6
  • DEMO: Access EC2 Instance over a Peering Connection
  • DEMO: Create VPC with Public & Private Subnets and Bastion Host
  • DEMO: Bastion Host Credential forwarding and connecting to Instances
  • DEMO: Bastion Host Clean-up
8. Cloudwatch

  • Cloudwatch Architecture
  • Cloudwatch Logs
  • Cloudwatch Events
  • Data Retention
  • Cloudwatch related AWS services
  • Cloudwatch Concepts& Terminology
    • Namespaces
    • Metrics
    • Dimensions
    • Statistics
    • Percentiles
    • Alarms
  • Monitoring EC2 Instances
  • Automated System Status Check
  • Automated Instance Status Check
  • Custom Metrics
  • DEMO: Creating Dashboards using Cloudwatch Console
  • DEMO: Setup Billing Alarm
  • DEMO: Creating Alarms to Shutting down Idle EC2 Instances
  • DEMO: Monitoring EC2 Instances
9. Storage for EC2 Instances

  • Instance Store
  • Elastic Block Store (EBS)
  • Elastic File System (EFS)
  • Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • Storage Units
  • Storage Technology Comparison
  • Pricing
  • Encrypting EBS Volumes
  • EBS Volume Types
  • EBS Optimized Instances
  • Snapshots
  • Snapshot Volume Restores
  • Snapshot and Encryption
  • Snapshot Creation Process
  • Sharing Snapshots
  • Expanding EBS Volumes
  • EBS Monitoring
  • DEMO: Monitoring Volumes
  • DEMO: Creating Snapshots
  • DEMO: Launching Volumes, Creating AMI from Snapshot, Launching Instance using AMI
  • DEMO: Creating Volume and attaching to Running Instance
  • DEMO: Detaching the Volume from one Instance and attaching to another Instance
10. Elastic Load Balancer (ELB)

  • Introduction to Amazon’s Elastic Load Balancer
  • Security Benefits of ELB
  • Internet Facing and Internal Load Balancers
  • Classic and Application Load Balancers
  • Cross-Zone Load Balancing
  • Load Balancer Access Logs
  • Load Balancer Billing & Charges
  • DEMO: Setup Internet-facing Load Balancer
  • DEMO: Setup Internal Load Balancer
11. Auto Scaling

  • Introduction to Auto Scaling
  • Auto Scaling Scenarios
  • Auto Scaling Terminology
  • Rebalancing across Availability Zones
  • Triggers for Scale-out and Scale in
  • DEMO: Configure and Testing Auto Scaling
12. Identity and Access Management (IAM)

  • Introduction to IAM
  • IAM Users, Groups, Resources, Roles
  • Policies & Policy Types
  • User Types – root, IAM users
  • Amazon Resource Name(ARN)
  • IAM Best Practices For New Accounts
  • API Keys And Roles
  • DEMO: Creating IAM Roles and Users
  • DEMO: Managing IAM Policies
13. Simple Storage Service (S3)

  • Introduction to S3
  • S3 Usage Examples
  • Terminology – Bucket, Object, Key, Region
  • S3 Consistency Model
  • S3 Versioning
  • Add, Delete, GET object, List Bucket, Undelete, Restore operations
  • Suspending Versioning
  • Retrieving, Deleting objects from Versioning-Suspended Buckets
    • Storage Classes
    • Standard Storage
    • Standard Infrequent Access Storage
    • Glacier Storage
    • Reduced Redundancy Storage (RRS)
  • Attribute Comparison of Storage Classes
  • Billing Comparison of Storage Classes
  • Changing Storage Classes
  • Performance Considerations – File Limits, Multipart Uploads/Downloads, CloudFront CDN, Key Naming
  • S3 Transfer Acceleration
  • Life Cycle Management of Objects
  • Life Cycle Management Rules
  • Life Cycle with Versioning
  • Cross Region Replication (CRR)
  • Controlling Access to S3 Buckets and Objects
  • Encrypting Data in S3
  • Static Website Hosting with S3
  • Configuring S3 to send Notifications
  • Monitoring
  • Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS)
  • DEMO: Create Bucket, Upload File, Delete File
  • DEMO: Enable Versioning and performing add, delete, undelete operations on objects
  • DEMO:  Suspending Versioning and performing add operations
  • DEMO: Storing new Objects by specifying Storage Class, Changing Storage Class
  • DEMO: Object Life Cycle Transition and Deletion Policy – non-versioned bucket
  • DEMO: Object Life Cycle Transition and Deletion Policy – versioned enabled bucket
  • DEMO: Setup Cross Region Replication
  • DEMO: Setup Bucket Level and Object Level ACLs
  • DEMO: Encrypting Objects in S3
  • DEMO: Hosting Static Website with S3
14. Route 53

  • Introduction to Domain Name System Service
  • dig, nslookup, simpleDNS
  • Route 53 core capabilities
  • Route 53 Routing Policies
    • Simple Routing
    • Weighted Routing
    • Latency Routing
    • Failover Routing
    • Geolocation Routing
  • Route 53 Availability, Latency, SLA, Service Credits
  • Route 53 Pricing
  • DEMO: Use Route 53 to configuring Private Hosted Zone for your Relational Database
15. Simple Queue Service (SQS)

  • Overview of Amazon SQS
  • Queue Types – Standard Queue and FIFO Queue
  • Usage Examples
  • Features
  • SQS Pricing
  • DEMO: Create, Send, Receive, and Delete Standard Queue messages using SQS Console
  • DEMO: Send, Receive and Delete Standard Queue messages using AWS CLI
  • DEMO:  Create, Send, Receive and Delete FIFO Queue messages using SQS Console
16. Simple Notification Service (SNS)

  • Introduction to SNS
  • Usage Scenarios
  • Tracking status of message delivery
  • Message Reliability and Delivery rate
  • Spam protection and Subscription Confirmation
  • SNS and SQS
  • Monitoring
  • Pricing
  • DEMO: Send message to SQS Queue
  • DEMO: Configure SNS to send Email Notifications
17. Amazon Web Services Administration Lambda

  • Introduction to Lambda
  • Benefits
  • Supported Languages
  • Lambda Usage Scenarios
  • Permissions for Lambda Functions
  • Lambda Limits
  • Lambda Pricing
  • DEMO: “Hello World” Function
  • DEMO: Invoke Lambda Function from AWS Command Line
18. Amazon Web Services Administration Cloud Databases

  • AWS Cloud Database offerings
  • Relational Databases
  • NoSQL Databases
  • Columnar Databases
  • In-Memory Databases
  • AWS Elastic Search Service
  • Comparison between Relational and NoSQL databases
19. Amazon Web Services Administration Relational Database Services (RDS)

  • Introduction to RDS and Benefits
  • RDS Performance and Scalability
  • Availability and Durability
  • Security
  • RDS Terminology
  • DB Parameter Group
  • DB Option Group
  • RDS Backup and Restores
  • Modifying the RDS Instance
  • RDS Pricing
  • DEMO: Creating Oracle Database Instance
  • DEMO: Connecting to Database Instance using Oracle SQL Developer
20. Amazon EC2 Container Services (ECS)

  • Introduction to ECS
  • Introduction to Docker Containers
  • Installing Docker on EC2 instance
  • DEMO: Run “Hello World” container on EC2 instance
21. AWS Programmatic Integration

  • Introduction
  • Integrating Applications with AWS Services
  • Install/Setup Python Environment
  • Install Boto3 AWS SDK
  • Interact with AWS using Python
  • Demo: Installing Python and Accessing AWS Services from Python
22. Architectural Patterns– Exam prep

  • Big Data Architectural Patterns and Best Practices on AWS
  • Elastic Cache Deep Dive: Best Practices and Usage Patterns
  • CloudFront –  Content Delivery Network
23. Disaster Recovery, Hybrid Infrastructure and More – Exam prep

  • Disaster Recovery
  • Hybrid IT Infrastructure
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • AWS Services