Introduction to AWS (Legacy)

By Ryan Kroonenburg

Want to get started with Amazon Web Services? Learn the fundamentals of cloud with our AWS tutorial for beginners.

1 hour
  • 9 Lessons

About the course

Important note:
This is a legacy course, you may continue to utilize this course but it’s no longer being updated or maintained by our Training Architects.

New to Amazon Web Services (AWS)? This 1 hour Amazon Web Services tutorial for beginners teaches you everything that you need to know about the "how" and "why" of AWS.

This Amazon Web Services tutorial for beginners is for absolutely anyone seeking to learn the basics of Amazon Web Services (AWS). Even if you have never logged into the AWS platform before, we’ll guide you through the fundamentals of cloud computing, until you become more confident with the AWS concepts and terminology.

Together we’ll look at the history of Amazon Web Services at a 10,000 foot view. You will walk through the AWS Management Console, which is the intuitive user interface for managing Amazon Web Service. You’ll come away from this course with an understanding of the major services in AWS and how they fit together.

We take an "explain-it-like-I’m-5" approach by explaining things simply, without industry jargon.

We know you’re here to learn, so no programming knowledge is needed, and no prior AWS experience is required. We will walk you through the basics one step at a time.

We know that you’re busy, so we cover the entire overview in an hour. Our video lessons keep-it-simple and explain things clearly and succinctly.

By the end of this Amazon Web Services tutorial for beginners, you’ll understand the basics of cloud computing, so that you can get started with AWS.

Want more AWS? Continue your learning by taking AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate 2018.

  • Chapter 1 9 Lessons Section 1 1:30:01

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses




    Keeping Up To Date - AWS This Week!


    AWS History


    10,000 ft Overview 1: Networking & Compute


    10,000 ft Overview 2: Storage, Databases, Migration, and Analytics


    10,000 ft Overview 3: Security, Management Tools, Application Services, Developer Tools, Mobile Services & IoT


    10,000 ft Overview 4: A.I., Messaging & Conclusion


    Keep Up to Date with AWS This Week


What you can expect

  • An understanding of Amazon Web Services

  • Knowledge of the "how" and "why" of cloud computing.

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