Course curriculum

    1. Welcome to the Course!

    2. Quick Platform Introduction

    3. Understanding Content Flow

    4. Suggested Study Plan For Best Outcomes

    5. Student e-Notebook and Lab Guide Download - coming soon

    1. Day 1 - Comparing On-premises Data Centers vs. Cloud

    2. Day 1 - Private, Public, and Hybrid Cloud

    3. Day 1 - Cloud Services (Offering) - IaaS , PaaS, SaaS, XaaS

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

    2. Exploring the AWS Free Tier - Services you can use for free in AWS.

    3. AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) 101

    4. AWS IAM Identities and Best Practices

    5. Hands-On Lab : Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) for Root User

    6. Hands-On Lab : Securing your AWS account using AWS's best practices

    7. Hands-On Lab : Creating a Cost Budget to avoid unexpected charges

    8. Introduction to AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Part I

    9. AWS VPC Components - Internet Gateway and Virtual Private Gateway

    10. AWS VPC - Public vs. Private Subnets & Hybrid Connectivity 101

    1. Introduction to Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) - The AWS Compute Service

    2. Using SSH to connect to a Linux EC2 instance (Lecture + Hands-On Lab)

    3. Using Windows PC to connect to a Linux EC2 instance - Using Putty Agent

    4. Private, Public, and Elastic IP Addresses

    5. Hands-On Lab : Private, Public, and Elastic IP Addresses

    6. Understanding Security Groups

    7. Hands-On Lab : Creating and Understanding Security Groups

    8. Understanding Network Access Control Lists (Network ACLs)

    9. Hands-On Lab : Network Access Control Lists (Network ACLs)

    10. Encryption 101

    11. AWS Key Management Service (KMS) 101

    12. Hands-On Lab : AWS KMS

    13. AWS Simple Storage Service 101

    14. Hands-On Lab : AWS S3 - Create your first S3 Bucket

    15. AWS IAM Access Keys and AWS CLI (Theory and Hands-On Lab)

    16. AWS IAM Elements, IAM Policies and IAM Roles.

    17. Hands-On Lab : IAM Policies and IAM Roles.

    18. Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) & Simple Notification Service (SNS)

    19. Amazon CloudFront 101

    20. Amazon Route 53 - The DNS Service 101

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

    1. Understanding Monolithic vs. Microservices Application Architecture

    2. High Availability, Fault Tolerance, and Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)

    3. Amazon CloudWatch 101

    4. Amazon CloudTrail

    5. Hands-On Lab : Amazon CloudTrail

    6. Disaster Recovery (DR) & DR Approaches in AWS

    1. NAT Instance and NAT Gateway - Explained

    2. Hands-On Lab : NAT instance and NAT Gateway

    3. VPC Peering & Transit Gateway

    4. Hands-On Lab : VPC Peering and Transit Gateway

    5. VPC Endpoints

    6. Hands-On Lab : VPC Endpoints

    7. Day 5 - AWS Managed Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

    8. VPC FlowLogs and HoL

    9. Amazon Direct Connect & Direct Connect Gateway

About this course

  • 260 lessons
  • 30 hours of video content
  • Intermediate
  • Hands-On Labs
  • Study and Lab Guides


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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