AWS Operating Optimal Hybrid Environments

By Tia Williams

A how-to on designing optimal hybrid environments in AWS.

8 hours
  • 50 Lessons
  • 4 Hands-On Labs

About the course

Many enterprise organizations operate hybrid cloud infrastructure environments.

This course discusses how to design optimal hybrid environments in AWS to meet security, reliability, performance efficiency, cost optimization and operational requirements.

  • Chapter 1 5 Lessons Getting Started 7:48

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses

    1:19

    Course Introduction

    2:27

    About the Training Architect

    1:16

    Community and Social

    0:54

    Scenario Introduction

    1:52
  • Chapter 2 7 Lessons Cloud Native Review 2:00:04

    VPC Architecture

    30:12

    VPC Security

    13:48

    VPC Endpoints Part 1

    14:49

    VPC Endpoints Part 2

    7:20

    VPC Peering

    9:34

    DNS in a VPC

    14:21

    Creating a Private Hosted Zone and Associating It with Multiple VPCs

    30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 3 4 Lessons Hybrid Product Fundamentals 12:31

    AWS Snowball, Snowball Edge, and Snowmobile

    2:54

    AWS Storage Gateway

    4:12

    AWS IoT Greengrass

    2:56

    AWS Outposts

    2:29
  • Chapter 4 3 Lessons Hybrid Networking Fundamentals 19:38

    Why Hybrid?

    4:42

    Hybrid Networking Considerations

    10:35

    Virtual and Physical Connectivity Options

    4:21
  • Chapter 5 5 Lessons VPN-Based Network Extension 1:47:44

    VPC VPN Architecture

    8:37

    Static vs. Dynamic Routing

    3:50

    Ensuring High Availability with a VPN

    3:27

    The Pros and Cons of VPNs

    1:50

    Creating an AWS Site-to-Site VPN

    1:30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 6 3 Lessons Direct Connect Physical Network Extension 13:13

    Direct Connect Fundamentals and Physical Characteristics

    7:20

    Virtual Interfaces (VIFs)

    2:35

    Encrypting Direct Connect

    3:18
  • Chapter 7 4 Lessons AWS Transit Gateway and Direct Connect Gateway 53:55

    AWS Direct Connect Gateway

    2:24

    Transit Gateway Architecture and Features

    3:51

    Transit and Direct Connect Gateway Scenarios

    2:40

    Building Hub-and-Spoke Network Topology with Transit Gateway

    45:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 8 3 Lessons Building a Resilient Hybrid Network 11:24

    Implementing Resilient Architectures with Direct Connect

    2:08

    Implementing a Resilient Architecture with AWS Direct Connect and a VPN

    2:26

    Influencing Routing and Paths

    6:50
  • Chapter 9 2 Lessons Hybrid Identity 12:15

    Identity Federation

    8:34

    Directory Services

    3:41
  • Chapter 10 3 Lessons Using Existing Identities to Log In to AWS 12:17

    SAML 2.0 Federation for Console Access

    5:52

    SAML 2.0 Federation for CLI Access

    2:26

    SAML 2.0 Scenario Examples

    3:59
  • Chapter 11 2 Lessons Using an Identity Provider in AWS 8:48

    Extending Your Directory Using AD Connector

    3:16

    Extending AD Trusts into AWS

    5:32
  • Chapter 12 2 Lessons Hybrid DNS Fundamentals 6:10

    The Dual DNS Problem

    3:32

    Hybrid DNS the Old Way

    2:38
  • Chapter 13 5 Lessons Route 53 Resolver Endpoints 40:41

    Route 53 Outbound Endpoint Architecture

    2:49

    Route 53 Inbound Endpoint Architecture

    0:39

    Endpoints and AWS Resource Access Manager (RAM)

    2:48

    Endpoint Architecture Scenarios

    4:25

    Configuring Hybrid DNS with AWS

    30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 14 1 Lesson Fixing an Existing Hybrid DNS Implementation 4:22

    Migrating from Legacy Hybrid DNS to Route 53 Endpoints

    4:22
  • Chapter 15 1 Lesson What's Next? 2:34

    Recommended Courses and Content

    2:34

What you will need

  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate or equivalent experience.

What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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