Systems Operations on AWS (AWSSYS)

Overview:
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.

Audience:

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

Prerequisites:
Attended the AWS Essentials course
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)

Objectives:
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

Duration:3 Days
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Course outline:

Day 1

System Operations on AWS Overview
Networking in the Cloud
Computing in the Cloud

Day 2

Storage and Archiving in the Cloud
Monitoring in the Cloud
Managing Resource Consumption in the Cloud

Day 3

Configuration Management in the Cloud
Creating Scalable Deployments in the Cloud
Creating Automated and Repeatable Deployments