AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials

October 4 2021
December 7 2021
Training Cost
545 EUR (VAT ex.) per person
Practical informationClass from 9 AM to 5 PM
LanguageEnglish (unless all attendees speak Dutch)

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1 day

Course overview

This course is for individuals who seek an overall understanding of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud, independent of specific technical roles. You will learn about AWS Cloud concepts, AWS services, security, architecture, pricing, and support to build your AWS Cloud knowledge. This course also helps you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

Who should attend this training

This course is intended for:

  • Sales

  • Legal

  • Marketing

  • Business analysts

  • Project managers

  • AWS Academy students

  • Other IT-related professionals

Course Objectives

In this course, you will learn to:

  • Summarize the working definition of AWS

  • Differentiate between on-premises, hybrid-cloud, and all-in cloud

  • Describe the basic global infrastructure of the AWS Cloud

  • Explain the six benefits of the AWS Cloud

  • Describe and provide an example of the core AWS services, including compute, network, databases, and storage

  • Identify an appropriate solution using AWS Cloud services with various use cases

  • Describe the AWS Well-Architected Framework

  • Explain the shared responsibility model

  • Describe the core security services within the AWS Cloud

  • Describe the basics of AWS Cloud migration

  • Articulate the financial benefits of the AWS Cloud for an organization’s cost management

  • Define the core billing, account management, and pricing models

  • Explain how to use pricing tools to make cost-effective choices for AWS services


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

  • General IT technical knowledge

  • General IT business knowledge

Course Content

Module 1: Introduction to Amazon Web Services

  • Summarize the benefits of AWS

  • Describe differences between on-demand delivery and cloud deployments

  • Summarize the pay-as-you-go pricing model

Module 2: Compute in the Cloud

  • Describe the benefits of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) at a basic level

  • Identify the different Amazon EC2 instance types

  • Differentiate between the various billing options for Amazon EC2

  • Describe the benefits of Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

  • Summarize the benefits of Elastic Load Balancing

  • Give an example of the uses for Elastic Load Balancing

  • Summarize the differences between Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) and Amazon Simple Queue Services (Amazon SQS)

  • Summarize additional AWS compute options

Module 3: Global Infrastructure and Reliability

  • Summarize the benefits of the AWS Global Infrastructure

  • Describe the basic concept of Availability Zones

  • Describe the benefits of Amazon CloudFront and Edge locations

  • Compare different methods for provisioning AWS services

Module 4: Networking

  • Describe the basic concepts of networking

  • Describe the difference between public and private networking resources

  • Explain a virtual private gateway using a real life scenario

  • Explain a virtual private network (VPN) using a real life scenario

  • Describe the benefit of AWS Direct Connect

  • Describe the benefit of hybrid deployments

  • Describe the layers of security used in an IT strategy

  • Describe which services are used to interact with the AWS global network

Module 5: Storage and Databases

  • Summarize the basic concept of storage and databases

  • Describe benefits of Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)

  • Describe benefits of Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)

  • Describe the benefits of Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)

  • Summarize various storage solutions

  • Describe the benefits of Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)

  • Describe the benefits of Amazon DynamoDB

  • Summarize various database services

Module 6: Security

  • Explain the benefits of the shared responsibility model

  • Describe multi-factor authentication (MFA)

  • Differentiate between the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) security levels

  • Describe security policies at a basic level

  • Explain the benefits of AWS Organizations

  • Summarize the benefits of compliance with AWS

  • Explain primary AWS security services at a basic level

Module 7: Monitoring and Analytics

  • Summarize approaches to monitoring your AWS environment

  • Describe the benefits of Amazon CloudWatch

  • Describe the benefits of AWS CloudTrail

  • Describe the benefits of AWS Trusted Advisor

This training in-company?
Upon your request we can organize this training for you.