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AWS Cloud Practitioner

  • 16 Courses | 8h 36m 5s
  • 1 Lab | 8h 15m
  • Includes Test Prep
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The AWS Cloud Practitioner journey is a good starting point for anyone with minimal IT or cloud experience to begin their journey in AWS certifications. In this journey, users will explore the AWS cloud, as well as cloud services and terminologies. After completing this journey, users should be ready to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification exam.

AWS Cloud Practitioner

In this track of the AWS Cloud Practitioner journey, the focus will be on benefits, design and migration of the AWS cloud, AWS Cloud services and tools as well as AWS Cloud management.

  • 16 Courses | 8h 36m 5s
  • 1 Lab | 8h 15m

COURSES INCLUDED

AWS Cloud Practitioner 2023: Benefits & Design Principles of the AWS Cloud
It has always been a top priority for Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide their potential and existing customers with the knowledge and tools necessary to conduct proper due diligence. In this course, you will explore the value proposition of the AWS Cloud and understand the economies of scale. Next, you will examine the AWS global infrastructure and the advantages of high availability, elasticity, and agility. Finally, you will discover the AWS Well-Architected Framework and the six pillars of design principles. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C02) exam.
8 videos | 29m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Cloud Practitioner 2023: Migration to the AWS Cloud & Cloud Economics
There is a profound saying in the Art of War by the renowned Chinese general Sun Tzu: "Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat". It is critical that all potential customers of AWS understand migration options, strategies, and all aspects of AWS cloud economics before placing a single file, data, or app into the cloud. In this course, you will discover the benefits of the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF) and identify proper migration strategies. Then you will focus on the economic aspects of cloud migration, including costs of on-premises environments, cost savings from moving to the cloud, fixed vs. variable costs, and licensing strategies. Finally, you will explore the concept of right sizing, in order to map the appropriate workload performance and capacity requirements for your organization to the lowest feasible cost. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C02) exam.
10 videos | 27m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Cloud Practitioner 2023: Automation & Managed Services
It is an established fact that when an organization can remove human error from their infrastructure configuration, the environment will be more consistent, secure, and optimized. Automation and orchestration are vital services in the cloud. In this course, the learner will discover the benefits of automation in the AWS cloud. This approach will also be critical when deploying managed services such as Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, and Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), all of which will be surveyed in this course. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C02) exam.
9 videos | 24m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Cloud Practitioner 2023: Shared Responsibility & Compliance
Security and compliance are shared responsibilities between AWS and the customer. This shared relationship can help relieve the customer's overhead as AWS operates, manages, and controls the infrastructure components from the host operating system and virtualization layer down to the physical security of the facilities in which the service resides and functions. In this course, you will explore the AWS shared responsibility model and find out what responsibilities AWS and its customers share. You will also learn what responsibilities are separated, such as configuration, data management, and defending the infrastructure that runs AWS Cloud services. Then you will examine key concepts of governance and compliance. Finally, you will take a look at AWS Compliance services, AWS Artifact, and AWS License Manager. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C02) exam.
10 videos | 20m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Cloud Practitioner 2023: Overview of Cloud Security
Security and compliance are critical aspects of the cloud security model. These shared responsibilities must involve comprehensive due diligence and due care on the part of the cloud computing customer. In this course, you will explore the benefits of cloud security, including secure scaling and automation. Then you will learn how to capture and locate logs associated with cloud security and find out how customers secure resources on AWS using Amazon Inspector. Next, you will find out how to work with AWS Security Hub and AWS Shield and outline the key features of AWS Guard Duty. Finally, you will compare AWS encryption options and look at AWS services that aid in governance and compliance, including AWS CloudWatch, AWS CloudTrail, AWS Audit Manager, and AWS Config. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C02) exam.
10 videos | 32m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Cloud Practitioner 2023: Access Management
A large aspect of the daily responsibilities of cloud security involves monitoring, controlling, and optimizing identity and access management (IAM) of cloud resources and services. In fact, IAM is at the top of the AWS security triad pyramid; the other two being infrastructure security and key management. In this course, you will explore the key concepts of IAM at AWS, beginning with the least privilege principle and root account protection. Then you will discover how to work with AWS IAM, AWS IAM Identity Center. Finally, you will compare multi-factor authentication options and define cross-account roles. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C02) exam.
9 videos | 39m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Cloud Practitioner 2023: Components & Resources for Security
AWS has more than 200 fully featured services for a wide range of technologies, industries, and use cases. Fortunately, the cloud practitioner does not have to know about all of them. There are however quite a few security services to be aware of in this domain. In this course, you will explore AWS security capabilities, including AWS Certificate Manager (ACM), AWS CloudHSM, Amazon Cognito, Amazon Detective, just to name a few. Then you will discover where to access AWS security information, for example, AWS Knowledge Center or AWS Security Blog. Next, you will learn how to manage network access control lists and examine the web application firewall (WAF) and AWS Shield. Finally, you will compare AWS Firewall Manager to AWS Network Firewall and AWS Trusted Advisor to AWS Health Dashboard. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C02) exam.
10 videos | 38m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Cloud Practitioner 2023: Deploying & Operating in the AWS Cloud
The Cloud Technology and Services portion of the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification is the largest domain in terms of coverage. It is key for practitioners to have knowledge and understanding of what it takes to deploy and operate in the AWS cloud environment. In this course, we will explore the AWS cloud deployment models. You will discover how to access AWS services, look at connectivity options such as AWS Direct Connect, and learn about the use of multiple zones and multiple regions. Finally, we will discuss and identify the benefits of edge locations, implemented using Amazon CloudFront and AWS Global Accelerator. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C02) exam.
9 videos | 33m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Cloud Practitioner 2023: AWS Compute Services
Millions of organizations run diverse and complex workloads on the AWS compute platform. As the longest-running Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services, AWS has been recognized for 12 consecutive years and is helping many organizations lower infrastructure costs and accelerate innovation on the world's most reliable, secure, and capable cloud. Begin this course by working with AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), batch, and instance types. Then you will explore Amazon Lightsail, Elastic Beanstalk, containers, and container services like Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR), Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), and Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). Next, you will compare serverless compute options like AWS Fargate and take a look at AWS Auto Scaling services. Finally, you will compare load balancing options and discover AWS Local Zone, AWS Outposts, and AWS Wavelength. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C02) exam.
13 videos | 39m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Cloud Practitioner 2023: AWS Database Services
Database is one of the core foundational services of AWS. A database is an electronically stored, systematic collection of data including words, numbers, images, videos, and files. In computer systems, the word database can also refer to any database management system (DBMS), to the database system, or to an application associated with the database. In this course, you will begin by exploring the use of relational, NoSQL, and memory-based databases in AWS. Next you will compare database migration tools including AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) and AWS Schema Conversion Tool (AWS SCT). You will also compare Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) hosted databases to AWS managed databases. Finally, you will explore the use of Amazon Aurora and Amazon Neptune. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C02) exam.
9 videos | 24m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Cloud Practitioner 2023: AWS Network Services
When customers choose to use the AWS network services, they are leveraging some of the fastest and most cutting-edge datacenter and storage area networks (SANs) available. Many customers will begin the journey here since every account gets a default virtual network called a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). In this course, you will begin by exploring the components of a VPC. You will then look at how to use VPC addressing, security, and peering and compare VPC endpoints with endpoint services such as PrivateLink. Next, you will learn about Amazon Route 53 and edge network services. Finally, you will discover connectivity options available for AWS, such as AWS VPN and Direct Connect. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C02) exam.
10 videos | 52m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Cloud Practitioner 2023: AWS Storage Services
Many consumers use cloud storage services to support their value propositions, increase agility, lower costs, and accelerate innovation. AWS has a wide portfolio of storage solutions for storing, accessing, protecting, and analyzing data. AWS can truly help raw data to become information, information to become knowledge, and knowledge to become wisdom. Begin this course with a comparison of block storage to object storage. Next, you will explore Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) storage classes, block storage solutions, and AWS files services, including Elastic File System (EFS) and Amazon FSx. Then you will examine cached file systems like Amazon Storage Gateway and data life cycle policies. Finally, you will investigate AWS Backup and AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C02) exam.
11 videos | 34m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Cloud Practitioner 2023: ML, AI, & Data Analytics
Cloud customers can get deeper insights into their data while lowering costs with AWS machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) services. AWS assists at every phase of the ML/AI adoption journey with the most comprehensive set of services, infrastructure, and implementation resources. Begin this course by discovering how ML and AI assist organizations like yours in generating growth and fixing challenging issues. Next, you will explore Amazon SageMaker, Amazon Lex, which is a fully managed AI service with cutting-edge natural language models, and Amazon Kendra, which can provide ML-powered instant answers and FAQs. Then you will focus on Amazon Athena, a serverless, interactive analytics solution, Amazon Kinesis, and Amazon Glue, a serverless data integration service. Finally, you will examine Amazon QuickSight and Amazon EMR, the industry-leading cloud big data solution for petabyte-scale data processing, interactive analytics, and ML. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C02) exam.
11 videos | 23m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Cloud Practitioner 2023: AWS Developer Services & Tools
The term DevOps is a clipped compound of development (Dev) and operations (Ops). DevOps is the union of people, process, and technology to continually provide value to customers. In this course, the learner will be exposed to a wide array of AWS developer tools and services. You will begin by exploring AWS application integration and business application services. Next, you will look at customer engagement and developer tool services. You will then compare AWS AppConfig, AWS Cloud9, and AWS CloudShell and explore End User Computing (EUC) services offered by AWS. Finally, you will dive into frontend web and mobile services and compare AWS Internet of Things (IoT) services. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C02) exam.
10 videos | 35m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Cloud Practitioner 2023: Pricing, Billing, Budgeting, & Cost Management
In order to perform proper due diligence before migrating to the AWS cloud, the organization must understand all of the optimization and forecasting tools that are made available. There are a wide variety of options for entities of all sizes and sectors to accurately utilize compute and storage resources. In this course, you will explore compute purchasing options, incoming and outgoing data transfer charges, and storage options and tiers. Then you will investigate reserved instance behavior, billing support, and cost allocation tags. Finally, you will discover AWS Organizations. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C02) exam.
9 videos | 31m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Cloud Practitioner 2023: Technical & Support Resources at AWS
Whenever Amazon Web Services gets a new customer to create even a basic account, they want to keep that customer for the lifetime of that entity. AWS supports the widest array of business and organizational customers in the world. Begin this course by exploring AWS support plans, including AWS Developer, AWS Business, AWS Enterprise On-Ramp, and AWS Enterprise. Then you will dive into AWS Professional Services and Solutions Architects, the AWS Partner Network, and the AWS Support Center. Next, you will learn how to locate helpful resources at AWS, like whitepapers, blogs, and documentation. Finally, you will investigate the roles of AWS Trusted Advisor, the AWS Health Dashboard, and the AWS Health API, focus on reporting abuse of AWS resources with AWS Trust and Safety, and find out how to use AWS Partners and the Marketplace. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C02) exam.
10 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge

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