AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Tutorial - Step 1 [Video]

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Learn
  • Set up your AWS environment
  • Get an overview of AWS Services
  • See how to use IAM to manage access to your users and resources
  • Be introduced to VPCs, NAT instances, and Bastions
  • Find out how to build and monitor your own VPC
About

Due to the rapid adaptation of the cloud platform, the need for cloud certification has also increased. This course is your one stop solution, getting you from zero to certified. The main focus of this video is on getting you Amazon Certified and building highly reliable and scalable applications on AWS.

This course starts with a quick introduction to AWS and the prerequisites. Next, the video dives deep into topics such as Amazon S3, EC2, VPC, and more to get you prepared with core Amazon services. Moving forward, this tutorial teaches you how to design and deploy highly scalable and optimized workloads. Finally, we cover security and troubleshooting concepts along with AWS architecture best practices.

By the end of this video, you will be prepared to pass the Amazon CSA exam and will be capable of building secure and reliable applications.

Style and Approach

This video is packed full of real-world examples demonstrating use cases that help you secure your applications from the beginning of the architecture/development process: Identity Access Management (IAM) and Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs).

Features
  • Get setup with an AWS free tier account and learn about all of the services available on the platform
  • Understand how to use IAM to control access to your users and resources
  • Discover how to build and monitor your own VPC
Course Length 2 hours and 58 minutes
ISBN 9781787129153
Date Of Publication 29 May 2017

Authors

Raluca Bolovan

Colibri Ltd. is a technology consultancy company founded in 2015 by James Cross and Ingrid Funie. The company works to help their clients navigate the rapidly changing and complex world of emerging technologies, with deep expertise in areas such as Big Data, Data Science, Machine Learning, and Cloud Computing.

Over the past few years, they have worked with some of the world's largest and most prestigious companies, including a tier 1 investment bank, a leading management consultancy group, and one of the world's most popular soft drinks companies, helping each of them to better make sense of their data and process it in more intelligent ways.

The company lives by their moto: Data -> Intelligence -> Action.

Our author, Raluca Bolovan is a DevOps Engineer, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, and AWS Certified Developer.

She graduated with a first class honours Meng degree in Computing (Software Engineering) from Imperial College London. She worked in Investment Banking for three years with technologies such as Python, Java, and Spring. She then moved into the FinTech industry and has written microservices running on Docker on AWS.

Raluca has several years of experience architecting and implementing new solutions on the AWS platform. She has built, among others, a serverless ETL and data warehousing solution using AWS Lambda, DynamoDB, Redshift, and S3 as the principal components.

She is also interested in new technologies. She has worked in her career so far in most aspects of technology roles, ranging from front-end development with JavaScript and Django to back-end with microservices in Java 8 and Postgres and more recently DevOps on AWS. If the technology could be the solution for the task at hand, she will definitely try it.

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