Systems Operations on AWS

Learn how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the AWS platform. Explore AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment.

Level: Beginner

Duration: 3 days

Industry: Information Technology

About this course

System Operations on AWS is designed to teach those in a Systems Administrator or Developer Operations (DevOps) role how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the AWS platform. System Operations course covers the specific AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment, as well as common techniques used throughout the industry for configuring and deploying systems.

For more information, please follow this link to getting started on Amazon Web Services section of the Amazon website, as well as this P2L blog on System Operations on Amazon Web Services.

Who can benefit?

People who can benefit from this course are:

  • System Administrators
  • Software Developers, especially those in a Developer Operations (DevOps) role

This is what you'll learn

  • Use standard AWS infrastructure features such as Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Elastic Load Balancing, and Auto Scaling from the command line
  • Use AWS Cloud Formation and other automation technologies to produce stacks of AWS resources that can be deployed in an automated, repeatable fashion
  • Build functioning virtual private networks with Amazon VPC from the ground up using the AWS Management Console
  • Deploy Amazon EC2 instances using command line calls and troubleshoot the most common problems with instances
  • Manage user identity, AWS permissions, and security in the cloud
  • Manage resource consumption in an AWS account using tools such as Amazon CloudWatch, tagging, and Trusted Advisor
  • Select and implement the best strategy for creating reusable Amazon EC2 instances
  • Configure a set of Amazon EC2 instances that launch behind a load balancer, with the system scaling up and down in
    response to demand
  • Edit and troubleshoot a basic AWS CloudFormation stack definition
  • Monitor the health of Amazon EC2 instances and other AWS services

     Course Outline

  • Understanding Systems Operations on AWS
  • Tooling and Automation
  • Computing (Servers)
  • Computing (Scaling and Name Resolution)
  • Computing (Containers and Serverless)
  • Computing (Database Services)
  • Networking
  • Storage and Archiving
  • Monitoring and Security
  • Managing Resource Consumption
  • Creating Automated and Repeatable Deployments

Prerequisite Courses

            Essentials for Getting Started - AWS Technical Essentials

Sep 21-23, 2022

Oct 26-28, 2022

Nov 2-4, 2022

Start training and begin working towards one of the following certifications today.

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate

Browse the suggested follow-on courses below and continue your training journey. 

DevOps - DevOps Engineering on AWS

Security - Security Engineering on AWS

Architect - Advanced Architecting on AWS

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