AWS - Systems Operations on AWS

3 days

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Course Description

System Operations on AWS is designed to teach those in a Systems Administrator or Developer Operations (DevOps) role how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the AWS platform. The course covers the specific AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment, as well as common techniques used throughout the industry for configuring and deploying systems.

Skills Gained:

This course is designed to teach you how to:

  • Use standard AWS infrastructure features such as Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Elastic Load Balancing, and Auto Scaling from the command line
  • Use AWS CloudFormation and other automation technologies to produce stacks of AWS resources that can be deployed in an automated, repeatable fashion -Build functioning virtual private networks with Amazon VPC from the ground up using the AWS Management Console
  • Deploy Amazon EC2 instances using command line calls and troubleshoot the most common problems with instances
  • Monitor the health of Amazon EC2 instances and other AWS services
  • Manage user identity, AWS permissions, and security in the cloud
  • Manage resource consumption in an AWS account using tools such as Amazon CloudWatch, tagging, and Trusted Advisor
  • Select and implement the best strategy for creating reusable Amazon EC2 instances
  • Configure a set of Amazon EC2 instances that launch behind a load balancer, with the system scaling up and down in response to demand
  • Edit and troubleshoot a basic AWS CloudFormation stack definition

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for:

  • System Administrators
  • Software Developers, especially those in a Developer Operations (DevOps) role

Prerequisites

We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

  • Background in either software development or systems administration
  • Some experience with maintaining operating systems at the command line (shell scripting in Linux environments, CMD, or PowerShell in Windows)
  • Basic knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP)

AWS Certification SysOps Administrator - Associate Certification

If you are interested in achieving the associate AWS SysOps Admin certification, the Systems Operations on AWS class is the best way to help prepare. Find out more about all AWS certifications here.

Delivery Method

This course will be delivered through a mix of:

  • Instructor-led Training (ILT)
  • Hands-on Labs

Course Outline

Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class based on regional location and/or language in which the class is served.

Day 1

  • Understanding Systems Operations on AWS
  • Tooling and Automation
  • Computing (Servers)
  • Computing (Scaling and Name Resolution)

Day 2

  • Computing (Containers and Serverless)
  • Computering (Database Services)
  • Networking
  • Storage and Archiving

Day 3

  • Monitoring and Security
  • Managing Resource Consumption
  • Creating Automated and Repeatable Deployments