Systems Operations on Amazon Web Services (AWS)


Course Number: AWS-104

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

AWS Systems Operations Training Overview

Accelebrate's System Operations on AWS training teaches attendees how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the AWS platform. Students learn 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.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some Cloud courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

  • Understand the high-level responsibilities of a systems operations engineer and the AWS Well-Architected Operational Excellence pillar
  • Use the AWS Well-Architected Tool to review workloads
  • Manage access to AWS resources using AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) and AWS Organizations
  • Maintain an inventory of in-use AWS resources using AWS services such as AWS Systems Manager and AWS Config
  • Develop a resource deployment strategy utilizing metadata tags, Amazon Machine Images, and AWS Control Tower
  • Automate resource deployment using AWS services such as AWS CloudFormation and AWS Service Catalog
  • Use AWS Systems Manager to manage AWS resources through SysOps lifecycle processes
  • Configure a highly available cloud environment that leverages AWS services such as Amazon Route 53 and Elastic Load Balancing 
  • Configure AWS Auto Scaling and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud auto-scaling
  • Monitor workloads, AWS infrastructure, distributed applications, and AWS accounts
  • Implement data security and system auditing strategies
  • Build secure and resilient networks
  • Create and maintain their mountable storage solutions
  • Leverage the operational characteristics of object storage in the AWS Cloud, including Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon S3 Glacier
  • Gain AWS cost awareness, use cost control mechanisms, and optimize spend and usage

Prerequisites

All students should have attended Accelebrate's AWS Technical Essentials course or have the equivalent knowledge and have:

  • 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)

Outline

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Introduction to Systems Operations on AWS
Access Management
  • System Discovery
Deploy and Update Resources
Automate Resource Deployment
Manage Resources
Configure Highly Available Systems
  • Automate Scaling
Monitor and Maintain System Health
Data Security and System Auditing
Operate Secure and Resilient Networks
Mountable Storage
  • Object Storage
Cost Reporting, Alerts, and Optimization

Training Materials:

All AWS training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

A modern web browser and an Internet connection free of restrictive firewalls, so that the student can connect by SSH or Remote Desktop (RDP) into AWS virtual machines.



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