Cloud Computing (Amazon Web Services)

This Amazon AWS Cloud Computing course takes you from the AWS basics to being a competent AWS cloud practitioner. You’ll will learn cloud computing concepts and AWS from fundamentals right through to advanced concepts. You’ll also build hands-on skills using many of the core Amazon Web Services (AWS) services. Ideal for beginners – absolutely no cloud computing experience is required!

If you’re interested in moving into a high-paying career working with cloud computing services – this is the best way to get started. You’ll build knowledge from beginner level to advanced concepts, with plenty of opportunities to practice what you’re learning.

Section 1 – Fundamentals

  • Learn fundamental concepts of cloud computing and including storage, database, networking, virtualization, containers, and cloud architecture

Section 2 – Create a Free Tier Account on AWS

  • You’ll learn about AWS accounts and how to create your own free tier account so you can follow along with the numerous hands-on lessons in the course and build your practical skills. You’ll also learn how to set a budget that notifies you when your AWS bill reaches a defined threshold to ensure you don’t spend more than you are happy to.

Section 3 – IT Fundamentals

Gain an understanding of fundamental IT concepts, including:

  • Client / server computing
  • Storage concepts: block, file, and object
  • IP addressing and subnetting basics
  • Networking: routers and switches
  • Server virtualization and Docker containers
  • Application programming interfaces (APIs)

Section 4 – Cloud Computing Concepts

Learn about the key cloud computing concepts:

  • Legacy / traditional IT vs cloud computing
  • The advantages of cloud computing services
  • Cloud computing examples
  • Cloud computing service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • Cloud computing deployment models (private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud, multicloud)
  • Scaling up vs scaling out
  • Load balancing
  • High availability and Fault tolerance
  • Monolithic vs microservices architectures

Section 5 – AWS Access Control and Networking

You’ll learn the basics of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the AWS IAM and Amazon VPC:

  • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Creating AWS IAM users and groups
  • Cloud networking – Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • Creating custom Amazon VPCs
  • Cloud computing security – security groups and network ACLs
  • Creating security groups and NACLs

Section 6 – Amazon EC2, Auto Scaling, and Load Balancing

Learn how to use Amazon AWS’s IaaS platform and launch virtual servers on Amazon EC2:

  • Launching Amazon EC2 instances
  • Create a website on Amazon EC2
  • Using IAM Roles with EC2
  • Scaling with Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
  • Add high availability with Amazon Elastic Load Balancing

Section 7 – AWS Storage Services

Use block, file, and object storage on AWS:

  • Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) and Instance Stores
  • Amazon EBS snapshots and AMIs
  • Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)
  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

Section 8 – AWS Databases

Use managed database services in the AWS Cloud:

  • Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • Create Amazon RDS DB with a Read Replica
  • Amazon DynamoDB
  • Create a DynamoDB table

Section 9 – Automation and DevOps on AWS

Learn how to automate deployment and management on AWS and use the AWS Developer Tools:

  • Deploy infrastructure as code using AWS CloudFormation
  • Deploy a Platform as a Service (PaaS) application using AWS Elastic Beanstalk
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)
  • AWS CodeCommit, CodePipeline, and CodeDeploy
  • Create an AWS CodePipeline with AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Section 10 – DNS, Caching, and Performance Optimization

  • Use Amazon Route 53 for DNS resolution and domain registration
  • Use the Amazon CloudFront content delivery network (CDN)
  • AWS Global Accelerator

Section 12 -Containers and Serverless Computing

You’ll learn about Docker containers and serverless computing:

  • Docker Containers on Amazon ECS
  • Serverless computing with AWS Lambda functions
  • Application integration services and loose coupling
  • Amazon EventBridge

Section 13 – Get certified on AWS

Learn how to take the next step in your career with an AWS Certification such as the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner or AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate.

CERTIFICATION DURATION TOTAL FEES
Cloud Computing (AWS) 3 months Ghanaian – GHS 3000
Non-Ghanaian – USD 400

 

Note: You can pay in installments and we have flexible modes of payment. 

Requirement – This Certification does not require any prior programming or cloud computing skills.

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