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AWS Technical Essentials

  • Tuition USD $675 GSA  $556.68
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 5118 Ratings
  • Course Code AWS-T-ESS
  • Duration 1 day
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

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AWS Technical Essentials introduces you to AWS products, services, and common solutions. It provides you with fundamentals to become more proficient in identifying AWS services so that you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements and get started working on AWS.

Skills Gained

In this course, you will learn:

  • Terminology and concepts related to the AWS platform
  • How to navigate the AWS Management Console
  • Key concepts of AWS security measures and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • What some of the key AWS services are, including:
  • Foundational services: Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), and Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)
  • Database services: Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
  • Management services: including AWS Auto Scaling, Amazon CloudWatch, Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), and AWS Trusted Advisor

Who Can Benefit

This course is intended for:

  • Individuals responsible for articulating the technical benefits of AWS services to customers
  • Individuals interested in learning how to get started with using AWS
  • SysOps administrators, Solution Architects and developers interested in using AWS services

Course Details

Course Outline

This course covers the following concepts:

  • Introduction to AWS
  • AWS Compute
  • AWS Networking
  • AWS Storage
  • Databases
  • Monitoring, Load Balancing, and Scaling
  • Course Summary

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

What does vendor-authorized training mean?

As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

How do I get started with certification?

Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact Edu_customerexperience@techdata.com

Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

The course is really good to get familiar with AWS in a day, touched all the basic services.

Tommy did an awesome job in delivering the content, communicated effectively, made it interactive and was available to answer questions with lab work to help.

Ruben was very knowledgeable on the subject matter, kept the virtual course engaging, and provided valuable insights that will help me on my AWS training journey.

I really enjoyed Bill as an instructor. He presented the material with enthusiasm and clarity.

Great instructor overall.
His diagrams he whiteboarding during class are extremely helpful

Related Certifications

Authorized training from ExitCertified is created and maintained by the vendor who also creates the certification exams. While it may not be a requirement of certification to attend a vendor-authorized training class, doing so will put you in the best position to successfully complete the related exams. Start training and begin working towards one of the following certifications today.

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