AWS Concepts

By Thomas

Provides a simple, conceptual introduction to Amazon's cloud services.

1 hour
  • 11 Lessons
  • 1 Course Quiz

About the course

This course is for the absolute beginner. Have you ever wanted to know: What is the cloud? What is AWS? What are AWS’s core services? Why do we use AWS? If you answered ""yes"" to any of these, then this course is for you. Our goal with this course is to provide a simple, conceptual introduction to Amazon’s cloud services. There are no technical explanations or definitions to memorize — this course is visual, and strictly conceptual. When you are done, you will have the conceptual foundation to move forward onto more advanced AWS courses. By having the frame-of-reference understanding from this course, you will be more prepared to tackle the more complex technical concepts and terminology.

  • Chapter 1 3 Lessons Getting Started 6:11

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses


    AWS Concepts Course Introduction


    Course Features and Tools

  • Chapter 2 1 Lesson AWS & the Cloud 16:38

    Understanding AWS

  • Chapter 3 5 Lessons Introduction to Core AWS Services 33:46

    Understanding VPCs


    Understanding EC2 (Part 1)


    Understanding RDS


    Understanding S3


    Understanding EC2 (Part 2)

  • Chapter 4 2 Lessons AWS Global Infrastructure 21:37

    Understanding How AWS is Physically Set Up


    QUIZ: AWS Concepts

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 5 1 Lesson Final Steps 6:11

    What's Next?


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