Amazon Web Services (AWS) Fundamentals for System Administrators

Learn the essential skillset required to build a cost-effective, scalable, and reliable infrastructure on the AWS platform.
Course info
Rating
(940)
Level
Beginner
Updated
September 10, 2015
Duration
7h 19m
Table of contents
Getting Started
Introduction to AWS
Understanding AWS Global Infrastructure
Understanding AWS Security Measures
The AWS Free Tier
Working with AWS Storage: Ephemeral and S3
Working with AWS Storage: EBS and Glacier
AWS Compute Options
Understanding EC2 Pricing
Understanding AWS Networking, CloudWatch, and Auto Scaling
Amazon Database Options, APIs, and Lambda
Amazon Simple Services
CloudFront, CloudFormation, Elastic Beanstalk, and CloudTrail
Description
Course info
Rating
(940)
Level
Beginner
Updated
September 10, 2015
Duration
7h 19m
Description

Hello! My name is Elias Khnaser, and welcome to Amazon Web Services (AWS) Fundamentals for System Administrators. In this course, you will learn the core AWS skills and concepts needed to begin working with AWS and to achieve AWS certification. You will get there by learning major topics like understanding the AWS global infrastructure, learning how to work with AWS storage, and exploring CloudFront, CloudFormation, Elastic Beanstalk, and CloudTrail. By the end of this course, you will be able to build a cost-effective, scalable, and reliable infrastructure on the AWS platform. To get the most from this course, make sure you are already familiar with the basics of cloud computing, in particular infrastructure as a service (IAAS), as well as Microsoft and Linux essentials, including DNS and DHCP, networking essentials, virtualization, and storage. After this course, you’ll be ready to move on to more advanced topics like AWS Certified SysOps Administrator and AWS Certified Solutions Architect. I hope you’ll join me, and I look forward to helping you on your learning journey here at Pluralsight.

About the author
About the author

Elias Khnaser is an author, speaker, and IT consultant specializing in Microsoft, Citrix, and VMware virtualization technologies.

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