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  • Copyright 2017
  • Edition: 1st
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-470217-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-470217-9

6 Hours of Video Instruction on Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Six hours of video instruction on Amazon Web Services with coverage on cloud computing and available AWS services, as well as a guided hands-on look at using services such as EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud), S3 (Simple Storage Service), and more.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) LiveLessons is a unique video product designed to provide a solid foundational understanding of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure-as-a-service products. The course covers concepts necessary to understand cloud computing platforms, working with virtual machines, storage in the cloud, security, high availability, and more. You can also use this video as a secondary resource to help you study for the AWS Solutions Architect Exam exam.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) LiveLessons contains 11 independent video lessons totaling 6 hours of instruction. The videos contain in-depth instruction using live demos, slide instruction, and video captures. Demonstrations of Amazon Web Services and third-party cloud solutions are included to provide necessary context and experience for further study and use of AWS.

Skill Level
* All Levels
* Beginner

What You Will Learn
Lesson 1: AWS Overview
Lesson 2: Security in AWS
Lesson 3: Networking in AWS
Lesson 4: Computing in AWS
Lesson 5: Storage in AWS
Lesson 6: Databases in AWS
Lesson 7: Analytics in AWS
Lesson 8: Developer and Management Tools
Lesson 9: Mobile and Application Services
Lesson 10: High Availability & Fault Tolerance
Lesson 11: Course Wrap Up

Who Should Take This Course
Working software developers, system administrators, or solution architects who want to migrate applications to or build applications natively in the cloud, and those pursuing AWS certification.

About LiveLessons Video Training
LiveLessons Video Training series publishes hundreds of hands-on, expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. This professional and personal technology video series features world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include IT Certification, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, Home and Office Technologies, Business and Management, and more.

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Lesson 1: AWS Overview
1.1: What is “Cloud Computing”?
1.2: Global Infrastructure - Part 1: Regions
1.3: Global Infrastructure - Part 2: Availability Zones
1.4: Global Infrastructure - Part 3: Edge Locations
1.5: Scope of Services
1.6: Service Overview
Lesson 2: Security in AWS
2.1: Introduction to AWS Identity and Access Management
2.2: Demo: Creating a User and Group
2.3: Demo: Creating Access Keys
2.4: Permissions and Policies
2.5: Demo: Creating and Attaching Policies
2.6: Understanding Roles
2.7: Demo: Creating Roles
2.8: Federated Users
2.9: Demo: Managing an MFA Device
2.10: Resource Policies
2.11: Demo: Applying Resource Policy
2.12: Use Case: Using Roles for Cross Account Access
2.13: Best Practices
Lesson 3: Networking in AWS
3.1: Introduction to Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
3.2: Demo: Creating a VPC
3.3: Demo: Adding Subnets
3.4: Routing
3.5: Demo: Routing to the Internet
3.6: Public, Private, and Hybrid Subnets
3.7: Network Access Control Lists (NACL)
3.8: Security Groups
3.9: Demo: Creating and Applying an NACL
3.10: Demo: Creating a Security Group
3.11: VPC Peering
3.12: VPC Peering Scenarios
3.13: Demo: Peering Two VPCs
3.14: VPN Access
3.15: AWS Direct Connect
Lesson 4: Computing in AWS
4.1: Introduction to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
4.2: Amazon Machine Image (AMI)
4.3: Demo: Launching a Linux Instance
4.4: Key Pairs
4.5: Instance Metadata Service
4.6: Demo: Instance Metadata Service
4.7: Bootstrapping with Userdata
4.8: Demo: Launching a Windows Instance
4.9: Demo: Stopping and Terminating Instances
4.10: Billing Options
4.11: Use Case: Highly-Available Web Application
4.12: Introduction to AWS Lambda
4.13: Demo: Hello World in AWS Lambda
4.14: Use Case: Image Processing with AWS Lambda
Lesson 5: Storage in AWS
5.1: Overview of AWS Storage Options
5.2: Introduction to Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
5.3: Demo: Creating Buckets and Objects
5.4: Bucket Security with Resource Policies
5.5: Demo: Creating a Bucket Policy for Public Read
5.6: Introduction to Amazon Glacier
5.7: Demo: Adding Lifecycle Rules
5.8: Instance Store Volumes
5.9: Introduction to Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
5.10: Amazon EBS Volume Types and Performance
5.11: Demo: Creating an EBS Volume
5.12: Demo: Mounting an EBS Volume on Linux
5.13: Demo: Mounting an EBS Volume on Windows
5.14: Amazon EBS Snapshots
5.15: Demo: Creating a Snapshot
5.16: Use Case: Video Transcoding and Archival
Lesson 6: Databases in AWS
6.1: Overview of AWS Database Options
6.2: Introduction to Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
6.3: Data Durability with Amazon RDS
6.4: Demo: Launch an Amazon RDS Instance
6.5: Introduction to Amazon DynamoDB and Data Models in Amazon DynamoDB
6.6: Demo: Creating an Amazon DynamoDB Table
6.7: Demo: Scan and Query Operations
6.8: Introduction to Amazon ElastiCache
6.9: Introduction to Amazon Redshift
6.10: Use Case: Database for E-Commerce
Lesson 7: Analytics in AWS
7.1: Real-Time Stream Processing with Amazon Kinesis - Part 1
7.2: Real-Time Stream Processing with Amazon Kinesis - Part 2
7.3: Big Data with Amazon Elastic MapReduce
7.4: AWS Data Pipeline
7.5: Use Case: Video Subscription Service Business Intelligence
Lesson 8: Developer and Management Tools
8.1: Monitoring with Amazon Cloudwatch
8.2: Log Collection with Amazon Cloudwatch Logs
8.3: Infrastructure as Code with AWS Cloudformation
8.4: Demo: Creating Resources with AWS Cloudformation
8.5: Application Management Services
8.6: Demo: Launching an Application on AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Lesson 9: Mobile and Application Services
9.1: Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS)
9.2: Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS)
9.3: Amazon Simple Email Services (SES)
9.4: Amazon Cognito
9.5: Amazon Mobile Analytics
Lesson 10: High Availability & Fault Tolerance
10.1: Introduction to Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)
10.2: Listeners and SSL Certificates
10.3: Load Balancing Algorithms
10.4: Demo: Creating an ELB
10.5: Introduction to Auto Scaling
10.6: Demand-based Scaling
10.7: Demo: Creating an Auto Scaling Group
Lesson 11: Course Wrap Up
11.1: The Ideal
11.2: Best Practices
11.3: The Exam


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