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Everything systems administrator and devops engineers needs to know about Amazon Web Services (AWS) and large-scale deployments.

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Introduction to AWS Services

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Practical AWS for DevOps: DevOps Features & Services

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AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Management Tools

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COURSES INCLUDED

Introduction to AWS Services
Explore SysOps administration, core AWS services, and the three-tier architecture.
10 videos | 40m has Assessment available Badge
Preparing for Cloud Service Management
Explore the process of creating the first AWS account, as well as the various management fundamentals and service control activities.
7 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge
Networking Services
Explore the various networking components and services that form a virtual private cloud (VPC) in AWS.
11 videos | 48m has Assessment available Badge
Security & IAM Services
Explore various security services in AWS including IAM, NACLs, security groups, WAF, and Shield.
13 videos | 1h 10m has Assessment available Badge
Compute Services
Explore the various compute services in AWS and the aspects that make them distinctive and powerful.
11 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge
Storage Services
Explore the main components of storage services, including Simple Storage Service (S3), Elastic Block Store (EBS), Elastic File System (EFS), and Amazon Glacier.
12 videos | 59m has Assessment available Badge
Database Services
Discover various AWS database services, including RDS, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, and Redshift, and explore monitoring, maintenance, and security.
11 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge
Application Infrastructure
Explore application deployment strategies and how to better deploy and manage AWS.
10 videos | 43m has Assessment available Badge
Monitoring the AWS Environment
Explore the collection of metrics in Amazon CloudWatch along with other services to monitor and report on management, deployment, and optimization of AWS cloud resources.
11 videos | 54m has Assessment available Badge
AWS High Availability
Explore highly available AWS architectures and services including Amazon's Simple Queue Service (SQS), Simple Notification Service (SNS), Scaling Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), and business continuity planning (BCP).
8 videos | 42m has Assessment available Badge
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Practical AWS for DevOps: DevOps Features & Services
DevOps is a combination of culture, practices, and tools and a blend of development and IT operations to deliver quality software continuously and at high velocity. Organizations using Amazon Web Services (AWS) can leverage the cloud service to implement DevOps capabilities for the rapid building and delivery of software products. Through this course, learn about AWS's DevOps capabilities. Examine AWS continuous integration/continuous development (CI/CD) developer tools and services, including CodePipeline, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, and CodeStar. Next, explore AWS offerings for microservices and infrastructure as code (IaC). Finally, learn about AWS tools for monitoring and logging services, Platform as a Service (PaaS), and version control. Upon completion, you'll be able to outline AWS DevOps elements, principles, and practices.
14 videos | 1h 32m has Assessment available Badge
Practical AWS for DevOps: Exploring AWS DevOps Services
Cultivating a more developer-like mindset is essential for modern operations personnel to keep up with innovative software solution deployments and practices. Organizations can use the comprehensive set of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to leverage DevOps practices. In this course, you will explore a practical approach to implementing DevOps practices using AWS. You will create and build a project with AWS CodeBuild, configure AWS CodeDeploy, and work with AWS CodePipeline and AWS CodeStar. Next, you will build a microservices architecture using various AWS tools. Then, focus on Infrastructure as a Code (IaC), cloud monitoring, web apps, and version control. Finally, you will discover how popular DevOps platforms Ansible, Jenkins, and Chef Automate can be integrated with AWS. Upon completion, you'll be able to outline key practices of a implementing a DevOps practice with AWS using AWS services and popular third-party DevOps platforms.
17 videos | 2h 13m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: CodeCommit
Continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) include automated and repeatable processes that streamline the software development life cycle (SDLC). In this course, you'll examine the AWS CodeCommit service that provides Git-based source code versioning infrastructure for CI/CD. You will begin by exploring the CI/CD pipeline concept, the DevOps model, the AWS CodeCommit service, and how to identify use cases for CodeCommit. Next, secure access to the AWS CodeCommit service, create a repository, and explore various operations using standard Git-based commands. Moving on, you will work with branches, merging, and pull requests and set Identity and Access Management (IAM) policies for fine-grained control of CodeCommit repositories. Finally, configure repository event notifications and AWS Lambda triggers for responding to CodeCommit events. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares you for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) certification exam, covering objectives from Domain 1 of the exam topics.
14 videos | 1h 37m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: CodeBuild
The integration phase of a software development lifecycle (SDLC) incorporating continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) principles includes the software build step where key build and test workflows occur. In this course, you'll explore the AWS CodeBuild service that provides fully managed software build services for a CI/CD workflow. Discover the AWS CodeBuild service and learn how to work with CodeBuild projects, including the function of the buildspec file and the specifics of build environments. Next, use AWS CodeBuild projects and manage build output artifacts. Move on to logging and monitoring the CodeBuild service and then configure and integrate CloudWatch alarms with CodeBuild. Focus on test reporting and consider how Jenkins may be integrated with CodeBuild. Finally, configure Jenkins Automation Server on AWS and explore code coverage reporting using CodeCov. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares you for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) certification exam.
14 videos | 1h 33m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: AWS CodeDeploy
The deployment phase is the final phase of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) in a CI/CD workflow. During deployment, code is moved from version control and automated to users. In this course, discover how the AWS CodeDeploy service provides fully-managed software deployment services to various cloud and hybrid compute platforms. Begin by exploring AWS CodeDeploy's main components and applications, investigate how deployments are performed, and learn about AWS CLI configurations. Next, practice EC2 instance configuration and work with deployment configurations and deployment groups. Finally, explore deployment logging and monitoring support and how to configure deployment for automatic rollback from a failed deployment. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares you for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) certification exam.
21 videos | 2h 32m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: CodePipeline
A continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline is a software development lifecycle (SDLC) construct that models how software moves from version control to release in a sequence of well-defined steps that include commit, build, and deploy stages. In this course, you will explore AWS CodePipeline, associated terminology, actions, executions, and artifacts. Dive into CodePipeline by building a pipeline, integrating with other AWS services, and implementing approvals. Explore how monitoring is realized in CodePipeline and how CodePipeline works with CodeCommit source actions. Configure stage actions and discover how to integrate test actions in CodePipeline. Then, examine security considerations and examine use cases and best practice while using CodePipeline. Finally, integrate CodePipeline with CloudFormation and compose an application using AWS CodeStar. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares you for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) certification exam.
20 videos | 1h 47m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Logs & Metrics
In order to manage large, complex cloud systems, computer professionals need information from diverse sources. This information is typically collected in the form of logs and metrics. Today's IT professionals need to understand the tools available to collect and aggregate logs and metrics in the AWS cloud to get maximum benefit from their insight. Begin by exploring the fundamentals and challenges of logging in a distributed architecture. Discover the importance of structured logging and examine methods for collecting logs from various sources, as well as tools for aggregating those logs in a central location for analysis. Then, you will learn how to monitor custom metrics in AWS using CloudWatch, configure log subscription filters to filter logs in CloudWatch, and configure AWs Elastisearch to search for logs from CloudWatch. Finally, focus on the log storage lifecycle for managing logs and the popular Elastisearch, Logstash and, Kibana (ELK stack) for visualizing logs in the cloud. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares you for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) certification exam, covering objectives from Domain 3 of the exam topics.
11 videos | 1h 15m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Automated Monitoring
With huge amounts of log and metric data, today's distributed cloud environments are too complex to monitor manually, which is why AWS offers many tools for automating the process of monitoring the system. Discover why it is crucial to automate cloud logging and monitoring. Learn how to monitor your environment with AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Flow Logs, user activity using AWS CloudTrail, and security threats using AWS Enterprise Security Manager (ESM). Explore the AWS tools available for automating all aspects of system monitoring. Use the AWS Personal Health Dashboard to get an overview of events in the system and enable data event logging in AWS S3. Finally, examine autoscaling groups in AWS and how they can improve failover and reliability. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) certification exam, covering objectives from Domain 3 of the exam topics.
11 videos | 55m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: System Monitoring in AWS
Cloud services contain many different technologies working together. These technologies need to be monitored effectively for the entire system to be healthy. Today's IT professional needs to know how to monitor a system in AWS using the correct approaches and tools. In this course, you will learn best practices for monitoring in AWS. Explore the importance of monitoring service metrics using AWS X-Ray and how to use the AWS Config service and config rules for configuration monitoring. Learn how AWS Inspector monitors the environment state to keep the environment healthy. See how to analyze system metrics with AWS Metric Explorer and test an API in AWS. Learn about container monitoring and some of the benefits and challenges of monitoring containers. Finally, discover how automated and manual monitoring can be used together to ensure the health of a system. This course is part of a collection of courses that prepares you for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) certification exam, covering objectives from Domain 3 of the exam topics.
11 videos | 1h 4m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Tagging & Metadata Strategies
To monitor a system effectively, you must keep track of every part. AWS cloud solutions rely on massive amounts of resources, information, and strategies for maintaining oversight. Tags and metadata aid in the ordering and oversight of the entire system. In this course, learn about tagging and metadata in AWS. Discover how to validate requests with global condition context keys and use metadata for automation. Next, explore CodeDeploy deployment groups and discover how to use tags to control resource deployment. Finally, learn how to use cost allocation tags for cost analysis. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares you for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) certification exam, covering objectives from Domain 3 of the exam topics.
10 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: CloudFormation
Infrastructure as Code (IaC) is used to automate the provisioning and management of enterprise infrastructure. With the help of this course, explore AWS CloudFormation to provision and manage enterprise infrastructure using the IaC model. Get started by examining how the IaC model is used to provision infrastructure and learning more about the features of AWS CloudFormation, such as stacks, stack sets, templates, and template components. You will then discover how to incorporate public parameters from SSM, deploy Lambda functions, and custom resources. Once you've completed this course, you'll have a fundamental understanding of AWS CloudFormation, its features, and nuances. This course is part of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional (DOP-C01) certification exam.
14 videos | 1h 53m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Elastic Beanstalk
Developing on Amazon Web Services (AWS) can be overwhelming due to the number of services it offers. As a result, many developers like to use AWS Elastic Beanstalk due to its automatic capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling, and application health monitoring capabilities. In this course, learn how to manage AWS applications and environments using Elastic Beanstalk. First, explore its features and supported platforms. Next, discover how it deploys applications and how to work with the Elastic Beanstalk Command Line Interface (EB CLI). Last, practice creating, managing, and deploying various applications. Once you've completed this course, you'll be able to use and support AWS Elastic Beanstalk. This course is part of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional (DOP-C01) certification exam.
14 videos | 1h 38m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Serverless Architecture
Serverless architectures provide cloud-based server software and hardware management on a pay-per-use basis. Use this course to explore the serverless model in AWS. Begin by exploring use cases for AWS Lambda before examining how to work with Lambda functions, including versions, aliases, and advanced configuration settings. Next, investigate the SAM framework and how it integrates with AWS CodeDeploy before exploring AWS Step Functions. Finally, dive into the world of API Gateway and learn about stages, deployments, and Lambda integration. Upon course completion, you'll be able to use the SAM framework to achieve a serverless architecture. This course is part of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional (DOP-C01) certification exam.
14 videos | 1h 45m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Container Services
AWS offers various container services you can integrate to create a microservice architecture. Containers use fewer system resources than traditional virtual machines (VMs), and with containers, application deployment is quicker and more flexible. In this course, explore Docker and Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS). Discover how ECS clusters, task definitions, and services are used to deploy containerized solutions. Next, work with the Elastic Container Registry (ECR) service and ECS to deploy a web application. Finally, learn about the AWS Fargate service and explore the Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS). Upon course completion, you'll be able to use AWS ECS and ECR to deploy containers. This course is part of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional (DOP-C01) certification exam.
15 videos | 1h 56m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Configuration Management
Configuration management is a process for keeping your computer systems consistent, both with running servers and servers yet to be built. Configuration management helps you centrally define the exact state of your infrastructure. AWS offers tools to aid you in the configuration management aspects of your AWS deployments. Explore the concept of configuration as code (CaC) and its key benefits. Investigate the features of the AWS OpsWorks and the AWS Config services. Discover AWS OpsWorks Stacks for managing applications and servers, OpsWorks for Chef Automate with powerful automation tools for security and compliance, and the infrastructure and application management tools of OpsWorks for Puppet. Examine the various OpsWorks lifecycle events and finish this course by using the AWS Config service to evaluate and monitor the configurations of your AWS resources. This course is part of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional (DOP-C01) certification exam.
14 videos | 1h 26m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Incident Logging & Response
Service downtime and security incidents may lead to lost revenue and negative customer experiences. Regular health checks and effective monitoring detects issues before they cause complete outages. DevOps engineers must know how to monitor resource health, performance, and security incidents across distributed applications and systems on the AWS platform. In this course, you'll learn how to detect and respond to security incidents. Discover how to leverage AWS CloudWatch for application and infrastructure monitoring. Explore how to use logging to monitor application, operating system, and infrastructure health and performance. Finally, learn about delivery models for logs and metrics. This course is part of a series that helps learners prepare for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional exam (DOP-C01), focusing on objectives from Domain 4 of the exam requirements.
12 videos | 1h 14m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Cost Management & Optimization
Cost management allows enterprises to monitor and manage costs associated with its cloud technology in an environment where costs can spiral out of control. DevOps engineers must know how to use automated tools to manage costs on the AWS platform effectively. Explore how to use cost management tools like AWS Cost Explorer and AWS Budgets to track, budget, and optimize costs. Learn about AWS CloudFormation and Service Catalog and how to automate repeatable functions to save time and reduce cost. Finally, discover how to detect resource drift and automate cost optimization using Trusted Advisor. This course is part of a series that helps learners prepare for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional exam (DOP-C01), focusing on objectives from Domain 4 of the exam requirements.
12 videos | 1h 19m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Governance & Compliance
Cloud governance is a framework of policies and standards that help enterprises manage their cloud infrastructure operations and security. This ensures that as the enterprise cloud footprint grows, its objectives are met without breaching compliance obligations or exceeding risk tolerance. DevOps engineers must be prepared to effectively deploy and manage governance strategies across the AWS platform. Explore how to broadly apply governance standards across the CI/CD pipeline and measure compliance with these standards in real-time. Learn how to report on compliance with governance strategies. Finally, discover how to deploy governance policies to specific services. This course is part of a series that helps learners prepare for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional exam (DOP-C01), focusing on objectives from Domain 4 of the exam requirements.
12 videos | 1h 22m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Troubleshoot & Restore Operations
Troubleshooting issues and being able to restore operations is a critical part of AWS incident and event response. In this course, you will begin by learning how to narrow down unhealthy components, mitigate the impact of increased load, and respond to and understand the causes and impacts of failure. Learn how to investigate logged events to correlate them to application components and learn about incident domains and Identity and Access Management (IAM) policies. Identify the best operational practices, rollback, and backup procedures. Finally, you will recognize the benefits of monitoring and observability and how to utilize and benefit from metrics and alarms. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for Domain 5: Incident and Event Response of the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) Exam.
12 videos | 1h 23m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Event Management & Alerting
Automation of event management and alerting is a crucial part of AWS incident and event response. In this course, learn how to create automated restores from backup, deliver alerts and notifications, assess alerts, and update limits proactively. Investigate code repository best practices, including when and how to implement them. Explore custom metrics and practice updating limits with an AWS limit monitor. Take a look at hybrid cloud deployments and cost optimization. Finally, focus on the benefits of the different types of Amazon Kinesis and how to use AWS Lambda to consume events from a Kinesis stream. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for Domain 5: Incident and Event Response of the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) Exam.
12 videos | 1h 20m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Automated Healing
Automated healing has a key role in AWS incident and event response. In this course, learn how to develop a scaling strategy to enable auto healing when a failure occurs and use rollback to avoid the impact of failed deployments. Next, discover how to configure Route 53, detect and respond to Spot termination or maintenance events, and configure auto healing notifications. Finally, examine the features and services of Elastic Beanstalk and learn how to create a scalable self-healing architecture. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for Domain 5: Incident and Event Response of the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) Exam.
12 videos | 1h 5m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Event-driven Automated Actions
Event-driven automated actions are an essential part of AWS incident and event response. In this course, learn how to set up event-driven automated actions, configure Lambda functions, and utilize CloudWatch. Next, work with AWS Systems Manager, configure a rollout process to respond automatically to software updates, and explore event-driven architecture and design patterns. Finally, work with AWS OpsWorks, examine pipeline processes, and discover how to utilize and benefit from actions, events, rules, and targets. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for Domain 5: Incident and Event Response of the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) Exam.
12 videos | 1h 6m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Multi-AZ & Multi-Region Architectures
Determining when to use Multi-AZ vs. Multi-Region architectures is a crucial part of AWS high availability, fault tolerance, and disaster recovery. In this course, learn how to determine deployment strategies based on high availability and disaster recovery requirements and determine a data replication strategy based on specific requirements like cost and durability. Next, discover how to determine which services are needed based on requirements. Finally, explore how to design high availability, fault tolerance, and disaster recovery based on service availability. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for Domain 6: High Availability, Fault Tolerance, and Disaster Recovery of the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) Exam.
13 videos | 1h 4m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Deployment Strategies
Implementing deployment strategies is an important part of AWS high availability (HA), fault tolerance (FT), and disaster recovery (DR). In this course, learn how to design deployment strategies to help support your high availability, fault tolerance, and scalability needs. Next, discover how to assess the statefulness of various application infrastructure components and distribute traffic across multiple instance types using load balancing. Finally, practice using Amazon ElastiCache, CloudFront, and Route 53 to cache solutions and improve availability and performance. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for Domain 6: High Availability, Fault Tolerance, and Disaster Recovery of the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) Exam.
13 videos | 1h 41m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Services Based Needs
Determining which services are required based on business needs is integral for AWS High Availability (HA), Fault Tolerance (FT), and Disaster Recovery (DR). In this course, examine various AWS services and learn how to use Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering, Amazon S3 Glacier storage, Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS), and Amazon OpenSearch to determine cost-effective storage for applications. Next, discover how to choose configuration and platform requirements for your database, which deployment service/model is ideal, and when to use a managed service over a self-managed service. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for Domain 6: High Availability, Fault Tolerance, and Disaster Recovery of the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) Exam.
13 videos | 1h 28m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Disaster Recovery Strategies
Determining how to design and automate disaster recovery strategies is paramount for properly utilizing AWS high availability, fault tolerance, and disaster recovery. In this course, learn how to design for and use AWS disaster recovery and examine some of the available disaster recovery options. Next, explore how to automate failure detection as well as component and environmental recovery. Finally, discover how to choose appropriate deployment strategies and design and support failover in hybrid environments. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for Domain 6: High Availability, Fault Tolerance, and Disaster Recovery of the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) Exam.
16 videos | 1h 43m has Assessment available Badge
AWS DevOps Engineer Professional 2021: Points of Failure Deployments
Evaluating deployments for points of failure is a key role in AWS high availability, fault tolerance, and disaster recovery. In this course, learn how to implement deployment-specific health checks, failure detection, and failure event handling and response. Next, discover how to ensure measures are put in place to react appropriately to failures during deployment and troubleshoot them. Next, explore how to identify exit codes on events and use AWS Cloud Map to map errors to various points of deployment. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for Domain 6: High Availability, Fault Tolerance, and Disaster Recovery of the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP-C01) Exam.
11 videos | 1h 4m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Architecting AWS to Meet Business Needs
The AWS Global Infrastructure facilitates the deployment of AWS services that meet business needs. Business needs must be mapped to the appropriate AWS services while ensuring that cloud solutions can protect sensitive data. In this course, discover how regions and availability zones affect resource placement and high availability. Then, explore the AWS Well-Architected Framework and match AWS services to business needs. Next, install the AWS CLI on Windows, Linux, and the macOS. Finally, view existing service quotas and limits. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
8 videos | 39m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Network Settings
AWS Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) provide virtual network infrastructure for AWS services. VPC subnets are configured with IP address ranges which are then assigned to deployed resources. VPC settings related to dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) and domain name system (DNS) control specific Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) behavior. Elastic IP addresses can be assigned to EC2 instances to provide public IP addressing. In this course, discover how VPCs and subnets can address cloud networking needs. Then, create VPCs and subnets using the console, the command line interface (CLI), and PowerShell. Next, configure VPC DHCP and DNS settings as well as subnet IP addressing. Then, create and assign Elastic IP addresses to provide public IP addressing. Lastly, peer VPCs together, configure a virtual private network (VPN), and troubleshoot VPC issues. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
18 videos | 1h 47m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Firewall Solutions
Network security includes controlling which network traffic is allowed into and out of networks and virtual machines. Network access control lists (ACLs) serve as packet filtering firewalls to control network traffic at the subnet level while security groups control network traffic flow to specific virtual machine instances. In this course, discover how to create network ACLs using the AWS console, the command line interface (CLI), and PowerShell. Then, create rules in the network ACL to restrict inbound and outbound traffic and associate the network ACL with a subnet. Next, create security groups using the AWS console, the CLI, and PowerShell. Learn how to create security group rules and associate a virtual machine. Lastly, deploy the AWS Network Firewall and Web Application Firewall. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
14 videos | 1h 16m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Storage & Data Classification
AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) buckets provide object storage in the AWS cloud. Stored objects can use storage tiers to enhance performance or optimize costs. AWS Storage Gateway services are an on-premises cache of cloud-stored files and Amazon CloudFront is the AWS content delivery network solution. In this course, discover ways to create and manage S3 buckets and their contents including using the console, the command line interface (CLI), and PowerShell. Then, configure object storage tiers based on object accessibility requirements and configure bucket policies and the AWS Storage Gateway. Next, work with Elastic File System (EFS) and Windows FSx. Lastly, configure web caching with CloudFront and use Amazon Macie to discover and classify data. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
17 videos | 1h 41m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Database Services
AWS provides various storage services, including databases. Cloud technicians must know when to use a specific database engine and how it should be configured to accommodate the related workload. In this course, discover how and when to use AWS database solutions. Then, plan database usage in accordance with anticipated workloads. Next, deploy and manage various database solutions such as Amazon Aurora, MySQL, and Microsoft SQL Server. Discover how to work with database parameter groups and Relational Database Service (RDS) snapshots and replicas. Lastly, deploy an ElastiCache cluster to optimize database read performance. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
9 videos | 49m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Managing EC2 Instances
Whether deployed manually or provisioned automatically in the background for managed services, Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances are the compute workhorse in AWS. EC2 instances can be deployed and managed for Windows and Linux using a variety of tools. In this course, discover how to deploy EC2 instances using the console, the command line interface (CLI), and PowerShell. Next, size instances to accommodate their workloads. Then, configure EC2 instance hibernation using the console and the CLI. Lastly, create a custom Amazon Machine Image (AMI) and the EC2 Image Builder. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
11 videos | 54m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: DNS Name Resolution
The domain name system (DNS) is primarily used for forward lookups, where a fully qualified domain name (FQDN) is provided and the DNS service resolve the name to an IPv4 or IPv6 address. In this course, discover how AWS Route 53 addresses DNS functionality. Next, create DNS hosted zones in AWS and create DNS records in those zones. Then, register a public DNS name using Route 53 followed by configuring VPC DNS settings. Lastly, explore when various Route 53 traffic policies should be used and configure the DNS firewall. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
10 videos | 49m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Identity and Access Management
AWS supports the creation and management of users and groups. Settings such as password and resource policies can secure user sign-in and restrict access to specific AWS resources in accordance with roles. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) can also be enabled to help mitigate common account cracking techniques. In this course, discover how AWS provides identity and access management (IAM) capabilities. Explore how to create and manage IAM users and groups using the console, the CLI, and PowerShell. Next, configure IAM policies and test user sign-in. Learn how to configure IAM policies and roles, enable user MFA to harden user sign-ins, and use the IAM Identity Center Console. Lastly, discover how identity federation can provide centralized trusted identities. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
19 videos | 1h 34m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Managing Application Workloads
AWS offers a variety of application solutions to meet specific app requirements. Application containers provide a logical boundary for application files and settings. In this course, discover when and how to work with containerized application in the AWS cloud. First, you will store app secrets using Secrets Manager, deploy a message queue, and work with the Simple Notification Service (SNS). Next, you will focus on application containers and install the Docker engine on the Linux and Windows platforms. Then you will deploy a container registry and deploy container instances and an Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) cluster in the cloud. Lastly, you will confiture a static web app, create a Lambda function, and work with OpsWorks stacks. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
15 videos | 1h 26m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Key & Certificate Management
Using cryptographic solutions helps prevent data tampering and exposure of sensitive data to unauthorized parties, ensuring data confidentiality and integrity. AWS supports the creation and management of encryption keys and digital security certificates. In this course, discover how cryptography can provide data integrity and confidentiality. Then examine the public key infrastructure (PKI) hierarchy and how certificates can be used to secure AWS services. Next, work with AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS) to manage encryption keys and AWS Certificate Manager to create a private certificate authority (CA) and issue PKI certificates. Finally, practice renewing certificates, enabling HTTPS, and encrypting an Elastic Block Store (EBS) volume. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
13 videos | 1h 6m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Automation
Automation expedites the execution of repeatable tasks while minimizing human error. AWS offers a variety of automation solutions. In this course, discover how CloudFormation templates can be used to automate the deployment of related resources. Manage CloudFormation StackSets and deploy resources using existing and custom templates. Use EventBridge to connect applications for notifications, data sharing, and scheduling tasks. Next, enable cloud elasticity with Auto Scaling and manage subnet sizing. Finally, work with AWS Config to view resource compliance. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
12 videos | 1h 6m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Systems Manager
The centralized change management of EC2 instances can be simplified and automated using AWS Systems Manager. In this course, discover how Systems Manager works along with its capabilities. Next, use Systems Manager Operations Management, app parameters, and Change Management, as well as execute run commands. Then, view Systems Manager Inventory followed by deploying patches and software packages to instances. Lastly, remotely manage instances using Session Manager. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
13 videos | 1h 12m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Managing AWS Accounts
AWS provides solutions for governance of the AWS environment in compliance with organizational security requirements. In this course, explore AWS organizations creation and management. Next, discover how to set the maximum allowed permissions with service control policies (SCPs). Next, work with resource tagging policies, tagging using the console, as well as command line tools. Lastly, share AWS resources across accounts and configure cross-account roles. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
10 videos | 49m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Business Continuity
Proactive planning goes a long way in minimizing the impact of IT service disruptions. AWS provides methods of ensuring IT service high availability across a variety of services, data availability, and long-term data retention. In this course, discover disaster recovery terminology and common deployment strategies. Next, configure Amazon S3 Glacier archiving and enable S3 replication, versioning, and data immutability. Then configure S3 bucket lifecycle rules and create Elastic Block Store (EBS) volume snapshots. Finally, deploy a network load balancer, automate incident response with AWS Incident Manager, and manage the AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery service. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
14 videos | 1h 18m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Backup
The Recovery Point Objective (RPO) determines the maximum amount of tolerable data loss. Data backups have always been, and continue to be, essential to providing a method of restoring lost or corrupted data. AWS Backup provides a cloud-based backup service. Discover how AWS Backup can be used to protect a wide variety of backup sources. Then configure a backup plan to determine settings such as backup frequency. Next, perform an on-demand backup, followed by restoring data from an AWS Backup. Lastly, work with Elastic Block Store (EBS) snapshots using Data Lifecycle Manager. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
7 videos | 31m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Managing Costs
Cloud computing services incur ongoing monthly charges, which are categorized as operating expenses (OPEX). AWS provides many ways to reduce monthly charges across all AWS services, along with powerful tools to analyze monthly charges. In this course, explore AWS Compute Optimizer and learn when to use various cost savings strategies. Next, configure the S3 Requester Pays option and work with Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance reservations and spot instances. Then, tag resources for cost allocation purposes using the console, the CLI, and PowerShell. Analyze AWS charges using the Cost Explorer tool. Finally, create cost and usage budgets in order to track monthly expenditures and to be alerted when a certain threshold cost is reached. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
12 videos | 1h 6m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Monitoring Services
Monitoring IT solutions is normally done for a number of reasons, including optimizing service performance, detecting security anomalies, regulatory compliance, and minimizing cost. In this course, discover how CloudWatch can be used to track AWS and on-premises service performance. Next, explore how CloudWatch can provide alert notifications based on configured metric thresholds. Then use EventBridge rules and trigger actions for notifications. Lastly, work with CloudWatch dashboards and notifications between AWS accounts and monitor VPC network traffic. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
10 videos | 57m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Security & Health
Continuous monitoring for security-related issues is at the core of overall AWS cloud security governance. In this course, explore how to detect security vulnerabilities using Amazon Inspector. Then focus on using Amazon GuardDuty to view security findings. Next, view Security Hub recommendations and the AWS Health dashboard to see the status of your AWS services. Finally, work with Amazon CloudTrail to audit AWS service usage and to ensure log integrity. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
7 videos | 25m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: Sample Exam Lab Scenarios
The SOA-C02 exam consists of multiple-choice questions and hands-on lab questions where testers will be required to answer questions by performing AWS configurations using the AWS management console or the AWS CLI. In this course, you will be planning solutions that address common business needs in the AWS environment. First, you will configure database settings to increase performance and availability and you will ensure secure network connections into the AWS cloud for users working remotely. Then you will enable settings to improve web application performance, automate common AWS tasks using the CLI, and apply cost-saving techniques to minimize monthly AWS charges. Next, practice how to limit resource access using AWS Identity and Access Management, automate patch deployment, and simplify EC2 instance remote management. Finally, use Route 53 to enable app failover and use Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) to share files across Linux instances. This course can be used to prepare for exam SOA-C02, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate.
12 videos | 52m has Assessment available Badge
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AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Management Tools
The AWS Well-Architected Framework provides best practices for managing and using AWS services, including software developer solutions related to continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD). Use this course to explore the framework as well as various software developer solutions in the AWS Cloud. Start by learning how to manage AWS using the AWS Management Console, the AWS CLI, AWS Tools for PowerShell, and CloudFormation templates. You'll then work with resource groups and discover how to tag resources using the AWS Management Console, the AWS CLI, and AWS Tools for PowerShell. After completing this course, you'll have the skills to implement various AWS management tools and be a step closer to preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
19 videos | 2h 7m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Storage Management
Cloud storage provides virtually unlimited capacity for AWS customers. Through this course, learn more about the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) bucket usage and configuration settings. Begin by examining how to deploy and manage S3 buckets using the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, and AWS Tools for PowerShell. You'll then work with CloudFront and learn how to enable static website hosting for an S3 bucket. This course will also help you discover the steps involved in configuring a cloud-based file share using Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) and deploying AWS Storage Gateway to link on-premises storage to cloud storage. Upon completion of this course, you'll have the skills to implement AWS storage management solutions and be further in your journey of preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
16 videos | 1h 41m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Database & EBS Volume Management
Various applications depend on databases, which can be deployed with little effort in the AWS cloud. Begin by exploring the difference between SQL and NoSQL databases. You'll then learn about the supported database solutions in AWS. Next, you'll deploy SQL databases, DynamoDB, and MySQL and learn how ElastiCache can be used as an in-memory database cache to enhance database performance. Next, you'll deploy Elastic Block Store (EBS) volumes using the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, and AWS Tools for PowerShell. Upon completion of this course, you'll have the skills to deploy databases and manage EBS volumes for EC2 instances and be further in your journey of preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
10 videos | 54m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Network Configuration
Networks in the cloud are configured through software-defined networking (SDN), which hides the underlying complexities of configuring devices such as network switches and routers. Use this course to gain a deeper understanding of how to manage the AWS network. You'll begin by examining IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, elastic IP (EIP) address resources, and virtual private clouds (VPCs). You will then work with DHCP settings, VPC peering and transit gateways, NAT and Internet gateways, and egress-only internet gateways. This course will also help you determine the use of AWS Direct Connect. After completing this course, you'll be able to provision and manage various AWS network components, further preparing you for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
19 videos | 1h 54m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Network Security
Network security is achieved through a number of solutions. Through this course, you'll examine various aspects of AWS network security. Begin by exploring how packet filtering firewalls allow or deny traffic based on the contents of packet headers (and not payload). You'll then recognize how forward proxies fetch internet content for users while reverse proxies hide the true identity of services accessed through the proxy device. Moving on, you'll also compare port and network address translation, manage security groups and network ACLs, and work with the AWS Network Firewall, AWS Firewall Manager, and the AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF). Once you have finished this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to manage network security within the AWS cloud by implementing the appropriate network security measure. You'll also be a step further in preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
16 videos | 1h 28m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: VPNs & Data Privacy
Providing confidentiality for sensitive data is crucial for data at rest, in use, and in transit. Use this course to learn more about the different ways in which data can be secured. Begin by examining how to deploy a client-to-site and site-to-site VPN configuration to the AWS cloud. Next, you'll work with AWS Secrets Manager, investigate the steps involved in creating an encryption key, and discover how to encrypt an S3 bucket using the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, and AWS Tools for PowerShell. You'll also explore the constituents of PII and learn to classify data using Amazon Macie. Once you have finished this course, you'll have a deeper understanding of VPNs and data privacy in the AWS cloud. Moreover, you'll be a step further in preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
13 videos | 1h 15m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: DNS Name Resolution
Name resolution resolves fully qualified domain names (FQDNs) to IP addresses and is the most common use of the Domain Name System (DNS). Use this course to get familiar with DNS terminology and learn more about managing DNS name resolution using AWS Route 53. Start by examining DNS record types such as A, AAAA, PTR, and MX. You'll then discover the steps for deploying and managing public and private hosted DNZ zones using Route 53 with the help of the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, and AWS Tools for PowerShell. Next, you'll review various types of DNS routing policies and work with the Route 53 resolver. You'll wrap up by exploring how to configure custom DNS servers. Once you're done with this course, you'll have a solid grasp of DNS name resolution and be a step further in preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
11 videos | 1h 1m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: EC2 Instance Deployment & Sizing
Virtual machines are the workhorses that underlie cloud services and can be manually deployed, configured, and managed. Through this course, you'll explore EC2 instance settings related to Windows and Linux virtual machines. Begin by investigating how to deploy Linux instances using the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, and AWS Tools for PowerShell, followed by remotely manage those instances using the Secure Shell Protocol (SSH). Moving on, you'll delve deeper into deploying Windows instances using the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, and AWS Tools for PowerShell, followed by remotely managing those instances using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). Finally, you'll examine how to resize EC2 instances. After completing this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to manage and deploy EC2 instance virtual machines in the AWS cloud. Further, you'll be closer to preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
17 videos | 1h 48m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: EC2 Instance Management
AWS offers many services for automating the deployment and management of various cloud resources, such as EC2 instance virtual machines and web applications. Use this course to learn more about instance management using the AWS Management Console, CLI, and PowerShell, as well as Amazon Machine Images (AMIs). Start by examining how CloudFormation templates can be used to deploy resources and explore ways to work with configuration and app management using OpsWorks, Elastic Beanstalk, and AWS Systems Manager. Finally, you'll investigate steps to create a simple Lambda function and schedule AWS management tasks. Once you have completed this course, you'll be able to automate cloud resource deployment and management and be closer to preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
16 videos | 1h 32m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Application Containers
Modern applications are broken into smaller components, or microservices, which collectively comprise a larger application. Many of these microservices come in the form of containerized applications. Through this course, you'll explore application containers and how they serve as a logical boundary for running applications or application components. Examine how containers store app binaries, libraries, and configuration files and do not contain operating systems. You'll then learn more about managing Docker containers on a Linux host and container images in an AWS container registry. You'll wrap up by discovering how to deploy containers in AWS using the Elastic Container Service (ECS). After you are done with this course, you'll be able to manage and deploy containers in the AWS cloud. Further, you'll be closer to preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
6 videos | 35m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Directory Services
A network directory service is a centralized or replicated database containing users, groups, computers, application configuration settings, and potentially much more. Many organizations use Microsoft Active Directory on-premises to store these types of network objects. Use this course to explore network directory services in the AWS cloud. Get started by investigating how to work with Active Directory (AD) and managing AD users and groups. You'll also learn about the steps involved in deploying simple AD and the AWS AD Connector to link an on-premises AD system to the AWS cloud. Having completed this course, you'll be able to manage directory services objects in the AWS cloud and be further in your journey of preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
9 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Cryptography
Cryptography is used to secure sensitive information through algorithms that can encrypt or scramble data to ensure data integrity and authentication (hashing algorithms). Delve deeper into cryptography and surrounding concepts through this course. Begin by learning more about symmetric and asymmetric encryption before moving on to Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). You'll then explore the PKI hierarchy and certificate contents along with the certificate lifecycle. Next, you'll discover how to work with AWS Certificate Manager to create a private CA and provision certificates. You'll wrap this course up by getting a closer look at the AWS Key Management Service (KMS). Once you're done with this course, you'll be able to secure resources in the AWS cloud using cryptography and PKI. Moreover, you'll also be closer to preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
10 videos | 54m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Identity & Access Management
Identity and access management (IAM) refers to the creation and configuration of identities and limited access to resources. Through this course, examine how resource access is secured within the AWS cloud. Begin by exploring IAM and identity federation before delving deeper into the steps involved in managing IAM users and groups using the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, and AWS Tools for PowerShell. Next, you'll work with IAM policies and roles using the GUI and command-line tools. Moving on, you'll learn how to grant permissions to AWS resources, enable multifactor authentication (MFA), and manage AWS organizations and AWS Control Tower. You'll wrap up by discovering how to configure AWS single sign-on (SSO). After completing this course, you'll have a deeper understanding of identity and access management in the AWS cloud and be a step closer to preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
20 videos | 1h 49m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Managing AWS Costs
Cloud computing uses an ongoing operating expense (OPEX) model as opposed to the capital expenditure (CAPEX) model required to host IT equipment and services entirely on-premises. Use this course to learn how to set up various AWS cost management strategies. Begin by reviewing these strategies before practicing using tags for cost tracking. Next, analyze costs using the Cost Explorer tool and identify underutilized resources. Moving on, configure AWS budgets, EC2 spot instances, and EC2 as well as RDS reserved instances. Lastly, configure an AWS savings plan and work with consolidated billing. By the end of this course, you'll be able to set up cost-saving strategies for all your AWS services. Furthermore, this course will help you prepare for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
13 videos | 1h 11m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: AWS & Business Continuity
Business continuity ensures that business processes continue in the event of a disruption. This process includes disaster recovery planning, which strives to reduce downtime and data loss, and incident response plan implementation, which helps minimize impacts during an incident. In this course, you'll review both aforementioned methods before learning how to define AWS methods for achieving high availability, implementing load balancing, identifying horizontal and vertical scaling, and configuring AWS Auto Scaling. As you advance, you'll configure database replicas for high availability. At the end of the course, you'll be able to confidently use AWS features to ensure business continuity in the case of a disaster. You'll also be more prepared for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
12 videos | 1h 8m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Data Availability
Data availability ensures that the data essential to running a business is accessible even in times of disruption. Safeguarding the availability of data is as much a security concern as confidentiality and integrity are. Use this course to become acclimatized with the various backup and restore terminologies and strategies available through AWS. You'll start with a theoretical overview before moving on to the practical tasks of configuring AWS backups, creating various types of AWS resource snapshots, and implementing S3 bucket versioning. As you advance, you'll enable S3 bucket lifecycle rules and S3 cross-region replication. This course is part of a series that helps prepare learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
9 videos | 42m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Monitoring AWS
Monitoring AWS resource usage and activity has the advantage of optimizing performance in addition to detecting potential security incidents. Use this course to get to grips with the logging and monitoring strategies available through AWS. Start with a theoretical overview before moving on to several practical tasks, such as setting up monitoring in CloudWatch and configuring alarms and notifications. Create a CloudWatch dashboard and learn how to detect security issues using Security Hub, GuardDuty, and other AWS tools. Moving on, practice using CloudTrail for auditing before working with other tools, such as the AWS Trusted Advisor, to assess security compliance. This course is part of a series that helps prepare learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
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AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Official Study Guide: Associate Exam
Bridging the gap between exam preparation and real-world readiness, this comprehensive resource covers exam objectives while guiding you through hands-on exercises based on situations you'll likely encounter as an AWS Certified SysOps Administrator.
book Duration 10h 28m book Authors By Stephen Cole, et al.

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AWS for Admins for Dummies
Written in a language you can understand, this book provides simple procedures you can follow to set up and configure the right environment, and helps you assess your move to the cloud, explains any quirks in the software, and gets you up and running in no time.
book Duration 5h 14m book Authors By John Paul Mueller

BOOKS INCLUDED

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AWS for Admins for Dummies
Written in a language you can understand, this book provides simple procedures you can follow to set up and configure the right environment, and helps you assess your move to the cloud, explains any quirks in the software, and gets you up and running in no time.
book Duration 5h 14m book Authors By John Paul Mueller

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Amazon Web Services in Action, Second Edition
A comprehensive introduction to computing, storing, and networking in the AWS cloud, this book offers clear, relevant coverage of all the essential AWS services you need to know, emphasizing best practices for security, high availability and scalability.
book Duration 7h 20m book Authors By Andreas Wittig, Michael Wittig

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Learn Amazon Web Services in a Month of Lunches
This book guides you through the process of building a robust and secure web application using the core AWS services you really need to know.
book Duration 3h 50m book Authors By David Clinton

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AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Practice Tests: Associate SOA-C01 Exam
Covering 100% of exam objectives for Amazon's Associate SOA-C01 Exam, this must-read resource will help you test your knowledge and hone your skills with 1,000 practice questions.
book Duration 11h 3m book Authors By Ben Piper, Sara Perrott
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AWS Certified DevOps Engineer 2021: AWS Policies and Standards Automation Competency (Intermediate Level)
The AWS Policies and Standards Automation Competency benchmark measures your skills for setting up automatic monitoring and response to health and performance incidents. You will be evaluated on your skills to set up automatic cost management, budgeting, and optimization of resource costs. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to apply governance standards and monitor compliance with the governance strategy.
15m    |   15 questions
AWS Certified DevOps Engineer 2021: AWS Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code Competency (Intermediate Level)
The AWS Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code Competency benchmark evaluates your knowledge of how AWS CloudFormation can be used to automatically provision and manage infrastructure, as well as how and why AWS Elastic Beanstalk is used. You will be evaluated on your implementation skills for AWS Lambda and API Gateway deployments, knowledge of differentiation between Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and Elastic Container Registry (ECR), and your ECS and ECR container application skills. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to outline the importance of configuration management in an AWS environment and can use AWS tools for configuration management.
29m    |   29 questions
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Cost and Performance Optimization Competency (Intermediate Level)
The AWS Cost and Performance Optimization Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of AWS Compute Optimizer and various cost savings strategies to reduce monthly charges across all AWS services. You will be evaluated on your skills in configuring the S3 Requester Pays option, working with Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance reservations and Spot Instances, and tagging resources for cost allocation using the Console, CLI, and PowerShell. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to implement cost optimization and performance optimization strategies.
10m    |   10 questions
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Deployment, Provisioning, and Automation Competency (Intermediate Level)
The AWS Deployment, Provisioning, and Automation Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your ability to select appropriate deployment scenarios and services, provision resources across multiple AWS Regions and accounts, and perform automated patch management. You will be evaluated on your skills in creating and managing AMIs, using and troubleshooting AWS CloudFormation, identifying and remedying deployment issues, and using AWS services to schedule automated tasks. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to provision and maintain cloud resources and automate manual or repeatable processes.
17m    |   17 questions
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Monitoring, Logging, and Remediation Competency (Intermediate Level)
The AWS Monitoring, Logging, and Remediation Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your knowledge of how CloudWatch can be used to track AWS and on-premises service performance and provide alert notifications based on configured metric thresholds. You will be evaluated on your ability to use EventBridge rules and trigger actions for notifications, work with CloudWatch dashboards and notifications between AWS accounts, and monitor VPC network traffic. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to remediate issues based on monitoring and availability metrics.
18m    |   18 questions
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Networking and Content Delivery Competency (Intermediate Level)
The AWS Networking and Content Delivery Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your ability to use VPCs and subnets to address cloud networking needs using the AWS Console, CLI, and PowerShell. You will be evaluated on your skills in configuring VPC DHCP and DNS settings, subnetting IP addressing, creating and assigning Elastic IP addresses to provide public IP addressing, peering VPCs together, configuring a VPN, and troubleshooting VPC issues. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to implement networking and configure domains, DNS services, and content delivery, as well as troubleshoot network connectivity issues.
28m    |   28 questions
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Reliability and Business Continuity Competency (Intermediate Level)
The AWS Reliability and Business Continuity Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of AWS disaster recovery, backup and restore, and multi-AZ deployments. You will be evaluated on your ability to maintain the stability, security, and performance of AWS-based applications and infrastructure. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to implement scalability, elasticity, high availability, resilient environments, and backup and restore strategies for AWS-based systems.
25m    |   25 questions
AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Security and Compliance Competency (Intermediate Level)
The AWS Security and Compliance Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your ability to detect security vulnerabilities using Amazon Inspector and use Amazon GuardDuty to view security findings. You will be evaluated on your skills in viewing Security Hub recommendations, examining the AWS Health Dashboard to view the status of AWS services, and working with Amazon CloudTrail to audit AWS service usage and ensure log integrity. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to implement and manage security and compliance policies.
23m    |   23 questions
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