Course curriculum

    1. E-Book PDF file

    1. Introduction to IT for Cloud Learners

    2. Introduction to Cloud Computing

    3. Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud

    4. Cloud Services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, xaaS)

    1. AWS Global Infrastructure & Creating an AWS Account & AWS Console Walkthrough

    2. AWS Free Tier - AWS Services you can access for free for 12 months

    3. AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) 101

    4. Hands-On Lab : AWS IAM Console Walkthrough

    5. IAM Identities and Best Practices

    6. Hands-On Lab : Security your AWS Account using AWS Best Practices

    7. Hands-On Lab : Enabling MFA For the AWS Account's Root User

    8. Hands-On Lab : Creating Cost Budgets (to control your account spending)

    9. Tasks that can only be done using Root User credentials

    10. The Six Advantages of the Cloud & Market Benefits of the AWS Cloud

    11. AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 101 & VPC Console Walkthrough

    12. AWS VPC Components

    13. VPC - Public vs. Private Subnets & Hybrid Cloud Connectivity 101 & Hands-On Lab

    14. Section Quiz - Introduction to AWS Services Part I

    1. Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) 101

    2. Creating the first EC2 instance & Using Secure Shell (SSH) to connect to a Linux EC2 instance

    3. Using Putty to connect to a Windows EC2 instance using SSH

    4. Private vs. Public vs. Elastic IP Addresses & Network Address Translation (NAT) in a VPC

    5. Hands-On Lab : Private vs. Public vs. Elastic IP addresses in a VPC

    6. Understating VPC Security Groups

    7. Sec 2 Lec 7 Sec Grp Hands On Lab

    8. Understanding Network Access Control Lists (NACLs)

    9. Encryption 101

    10. Hands-On Lab : Network Access Control Lists (NACLs)

    11. AWS Key Management Service (KMS) 101

    12. Hands-On Lab : Using AWS KMS to encrypt EBS volumes

    13. AWS Simple Storage Servie (S3) 101

    14. Hands-On Lab : AWS S3 Console Walkthrough & Creating an S3 Bucket

    15. Programmatic Access to AWS Services using IAM Access Keys & Hands On Lab

    16. AWS IAM - Elements and Policies & Hands-On Labs

    17. IAM Roles & Hands-On Lab

    18. Introduction to AWS Messaging and Notification Services

    19. Amazon CloudFront (Content Delivery Network - CDN) 101

    20. Amazon Route 53 101 - The AWS Domain Name Service (DNS)

    21. Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) 101 & Hands-On Lab

    22. Section Quiz - Introduction to AWS Service Part II

    1. High Availability, Fault Tolerance, Elasticity and Auto Scaling

    2. Monitoring and Visibility - Amazon CloudWatch 101

    3. Auditing in AWS - Amazon CloudTrail

    4. Hands-On Lab : Amazon CloudTrail

    5. Introduction to Disaster Recover (DR) on AWS

    6. AWS Shared Responsibility Model

    7. Section Quiz - Key Architecture Pillars

About this course

  • 202 lessons
  • 12 hours of video content
  • Beginner
  • Hands-On Labs


Eissa Abousherif

Lead - Consulting, Architecture, Training, and Content Development

A passionate cloud and DevOps architect, consultant, content developer, and trainer with 20+ years of IT experience, holding many industry certificates from AWS, Hashicorp, Azure, and Cisco to name a few. During his career, Eissa led consulting, training, Pre and post-sales activities for projects totaling USD250M+ in TCV across multiple industry verticals. Eissa had the privilege of working for IBM, Cisco and Global knowledge in the USA, Canada, and Dubai. Eissa’s passion is focused on enabling enterprises and professionals to prosper and reach their technology adoption goals. Eissa has authored a number of the highest-rated AWS courses on the internet, both at the associate and professional levels. Moreover, he trained 110,000+ learners from 175+ countries many are leading successful Cloud and DevOps careers today.


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