Learn AWS by Doing

By Terry Cox

Designed for learning core AWS services and features through a 100% hands-on experience from the best AWS Hands-on Labs we have to offer.

21 hours
  • 25 Lessons
  • 23 Hands-On Labs

About the course

You learn faster and better when you learn by doing. With that in mind, this course has been designed to teach you core AWS services and features through a 100% hands-on experience. To accomplish this, A Cloud Guru’s Training Architects has hand selected a set of the best AWS Hands-on Labs we have to offer.

Everything you do in this course will be inside of a real AWS environment that is provided to you through our Hands-on Lab and Cloud Playground platform.

  • Chapter 1 2 Lessons Getting Started 2:55

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses


    Course Introduction: Learn AWS by Doing

  • Chapter 2 1 Lesson Identity and Access Management (IAM) 45:00

    Introduction to AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

    45:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 3 3 Lessons Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) 1:30:00

    Creating a Basic Amazon S3 Lifecycle Policy

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Configuring Amazon S3 Buckets to Host a Static Website with a Custom Domain

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Creating Amazon S3 Buckets, Managing Objects, and Enabling Versioning

    30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 4 3 Lessons Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 2:15:00

    Create a Basic VPC and Associated Components in AWS

    45:00 Hands-On Lab

    Building a Three-Tier Network VPC from Scratch in AWS

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Troubleshooting AWS Network Connectivity: Security Groups and NACLs

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 5 4 Lessons Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) 2:30:00

    Create a Windows EC2 Instance and Connect using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Creating Your Own EC2 Workstation in the AWS Console

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Create a Custom AMI in AWS

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    Resizing Root AWS EBS Volumes to Increase Performance

    30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 6 1 Lesson Advanced Networking on AWS 30:00

    AWS ELB Connectivity Troubleshooting Scenario

    30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 7 1 Lesson Databases on AWS 30:00

    AWS DynamoDB in the Console - Creating Tables, Items, and Indexes

    30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 8 4 Lessons Messaging in AWS 2:45:00

    Create and Subscribe to an AWS SNS Topic

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Configuring SNS Push Notifications on S3 Bucket Events Inside of the AWS Console

    45:00 Hands-On Lab

    Working with AWS SQS Standard Queues

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    Working with AWS SQS FIFO Queues

    30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 9 1 Lesson Monitoring on AWS 30:00

    Monitoring and Notifications with CloudWatch Events and SNS

    30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 10 4 Lessons Serverless 2:45:00

    Creating a Simple AWS Lambda Function

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Using the AWS CLI to Create an AWS Lambda Function

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    API Gateway Canary Release Deployment

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    Triggering AWS Lambda from Amazon SQS

    45:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 11 1 Lesson Deployments in AWS 30:00

    Deploying a Basic Infrastructure Using CloudFormation Templates

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

What you will need

  • To be successful in this course, you should have a basic understanding of the Amazon Web Services platform and its services. You should also have fundamental experience with the Linux operating system, and its basic functions (such as using the command line).We recommend that you have taken (or have the equivalent skills learned in) the following courses:-AWS Concepts -AWS Essentials -LPI Linux Essentials

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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