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AWS Essentials

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Thomas Haslett
Thomas Haslett is an enthusiast of cutting edge technology. Cloud computing, virtual/augmented reality, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are what he considers "fun & cool". Tom's background includes years of experience creating and designing proprietary business applications, virtual reality game development, and Android app development. Tom currently holds three AWS certifications: AWS Solutions Architect (Associate) AWS SysOps Admin (Associate) AWS Developer (Associate) LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/thomashaslett Twitter: @thaslett

Course Introduction

Getting Started

AWS Essentials You Need to Know

Account Basics

Identity & Access Management (IAM)

Quiz: IAM Essentials

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

Quiz: VPC Essentials

Simple Storage Service (S3)

Quiz: S3 Essentials

Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

Quiz: EC2 Essentials


Quiz: RDS/DynamoDB Essentials

Simple Notification Service (SNS)

Quiz: SNS Essentials


Quiz: CloudWatch Essentials

Elastic Load Balancer (ELB)

Quiz: ELB Essentials

Auto Scaling

Quiz: Auto Scaling Essentials

Route 53

Quiz: Route 53 Essentials


Quiz: Lambda Essentials

Hands-On AWS Lab Environment

Course Conclusion

Final Steps


This course is for those who are completely new to AWS.  No prior AWS experience is required.  We will introduce you to AWS, walk you through the process of setting up your own AWS account, and teach you the essentials to get you using AWS's core services.

Project Omega Interactive guide link: https://interactive.linuxacademy.com/diagrams/ProjectOmega.html

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Project Omega Interactive Guide Link:

Project Omega is an online guide - you need to follow the link to access it. Project Omega cannot be downloaded - it must be opened and used in a web browser. Link: https://interactive.linuxacademy.com/diagrams/ProjectOmega.html

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