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Cloud Operations on AWS

In this course, learn how to leverage AWS services to operate at cloud scale with governance and agility at the core. AWS Cloud Operations provides a model and tools for a secure and efficient way to operate in the cloud.

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Cloud Operations on AWS

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Cloud Operations on AWS

In this course, learn how to leverage AWS services to operate at cloud scale with governance and agility at the core. AWS Cloud Operations provides a model and tools for a secure and efficient way to operate in the cloud.

Cloud Operations on AWS
3 weeks
1–4 hours per week
Self-paced
Progress at your own speed
Free
Optional upgrade available

There is one session available:

After a course session ends, it will be archivedOpens in a new tab.
Starts Dec 5

About this course

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In this course, learn how to leverage AWS services to operate at cloud scale with governance and agility at the core. AWS Cloud Operations provides a model and tools for a secure and efficient way to operate in the cloud. You can transform your organization, modernize and migrate your applications, and accelerate innovation with AWS. With the rise of cloud, organizations also increasingly require dedicated cloud engineers who apply a mix of business and technical expertise to assess a business's infrastructure, provision servers, migrate different functions to a cloud environment and link to cloud services.

At a glance

  • Institution: AWS
  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Level: Introductory
  • Prerequisites:

    Prior application development experience
    Experience with the AWS Management Console

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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AWS CLI
AWS CloudShell
CloudFormation
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
Introduction to AWS Container Services
Networking
Designing for Uptime - Network
Storage options
Database options

Week 1
AWS CLI
Introduction to AWS CloudShell
Exercise: Can you find the AMIs?
Making a CloudFormation template more resilient
Exercise: Troubleshoot this Template!

Week 2
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
AWS Container Services
Compute and Container Comparison
Exercise: AMI Automation
Networking and Content Delivery
Exercise: Network Design

Week 3
Storage and Database options
Exercise: Migrating storage
CloudWatch Custom Metrics
Log Management Lambda, EC2
Autoscaling
Exercise: Logging

About the instructors

Frequently Asked Questions

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Q. Are there any prerequisites for this course?
A. There are no required prerequisites for this course. However, we recommend that leaners have a general understanding of cloud computing and security concepts.

Q. Is it a requirement that I complete the AWS Professional Developer Series on edX before taking this course?
A. No this is not a requirement.

Q. Are there any costs associated with this course?
A. Learners can register for the course in an Audit track or Verified Certificate track. The Audit track is free, but has restrictions. The Verified Certificate track costs $99 and provides full access to course content for the duration. Please visit edx.org for more information.

Q. Are there hands-on activities in this course?
A. Yes, this course includes hands-on lab exercises. However, these exercises are restricted to learners in the Verified Certificate Track.

Q. How much time will this course require?
A. If following the weekly schedule, learners should plan to spend 2-4 hours per week on this course. However, learners may complete the course at their own pace.

Q. Will I receive a certificate for this course?
A. Learners enrolled in the Verified Certificate path will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course.

Q. What is the grading policy for this course?
A. All learners may take weekly quizzes, which are not graded and allow unlimited retries.
Learners in the Verified Certificate track are able to take the final course assessment in the course. Passing the final assessment is required to obtain the Verified Certificate.
Learners in the Audit track will not have access to the final assessment, and will not be able to earn a certificate.

Q. How are discussions used in this course?
A. This course has discussion groups aligned to each week of the course. We encourage learners to ask questions or offer suggestions and feedback. AWS Instructors will monitor the discussion groups to answer questions specific to the exercises and topics covered in the course.

Q. When will course content be available?
A. All course content will be available when the course opens. Since AWS frequently publishes service updates and new features/functionality, there may be a need to update the course content during its lifetime. If course content is updated, a notice will be placed on the course home page.

Q. Will this course help me prepare for an AWS Certification?
A. Earning an AWS Certification typically requires both knowledge and experience. While this course, if taken in isolation, will provide you with baseline information about cloud security, it will not equip you to earn an AWS Certification. For more information about AWS Certifications, including recommended training and experience requirements, visit aws.amazon.com/certification.

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