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AWS Academy Cloud Foundations

The AWS Academy Cloud Foundations is intended for students who seek an overall understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles. It provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
• Define the AWS Cloud
• Explain the AWS pricing philosophy
• Identify the global infrastructure components of AWS
• Describe the security and compliance measures of the AWS Cloud, including AWS Identity
and Access Management (IAM)
• Create a virtual private cloud (VPC) by using Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
• Demonstrate when to use Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), AWS Lambda,
and AWS Elastic Beanstalk
• Differentiate between Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Elastic Block
Store (Amazon EBS), Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), and Amazon Simple Storage
ServiceGlacier (Amazon S3 Glacier)
• Demonstrate when to use AWS database services, including Amazon Relational Database
Service (Amazon RDS), Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift, and Amazon Aurora
• Explain the architectural principles of the AWS Cloud
• Explore key concepts related to Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon CloudWatch, and Amazon
EC2Auto Scaling

Course Outline
Module Objectives
Module 0: Course Introduction
Module 1: Cloud Concepts Overview
Module 2: Cloud Economics and Billing

Module 3: AWS Global Infrastructure Overview
Module 4: AWS Cloud Security
Module 5: Networking and Content Delivery
Module 6: Compute
Module 7: Storage
Module 8: Databases
Module 9: Cloud Architecture
Module 10: Automatic Scaling and Monitoring









This is an entry-level course, vut students should possess:
• General IT technical knowledge
• General IT business knowledge


AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner


Included with course




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