Systems Operations on AWS (AWSSYS)

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This course is also available on a work-friendly schedule. Just enroll in one of the 5-day courses in our schedule to take this class over 5 half-days.

About this Course

System Operations on AWS is designed to teach those in a Systems Administrator or Developer Operations (DevOps) role how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the AWS platform. The course covers 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.

Who should attend

  • System Administrators
  • Software Developers, especially those in a Developer Operations (DevOps) role

Class Prerequisites

  • Attended the AWS Essentials course
  • 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)

What You Will Learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Use standard AWS infrastructure features such as Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Elastic Load Balancing, and Auto Scaling from the command line
  • Use AWS CloudFormation and other automation technologies to produce stacks of AWS resources that can be deployed in an automated, repeatable fashion
  • Build functioning virtual private networks with Amazon VPC from the ground up using the AWS Management Console
  • Deploy Amazon EC2 instances using command line calls and troubleshoot the most common problems with instances
  • Monitor the health of Amazon EC2 instances and other AWS services
  • Manage user identity, AWS permissions, and security in the cloud
  • Manage resource consumption in an AWS account using tools such as Amazon CloudWatch, tagging, and Trusted Advisor
  • Select and implement the best strategy for creating reusable Amazon EC2 instances
  • Configure a set of Amazon EC2 instances that launch behind a load balancer, with the system scaling up and down in response to demand
  • Edit and troubleshoot a basic AWS CloudFormation stack definition

Outline: Systems Operations on AWS (AWSSYS)

Day 1
  • System Operations on AWS Overview
  • Networking in the Cloud
  • Computing in the Cloud
Day 2
  • Storage and Archiving in the Cloud
  • Monitoring in the Cloud
  • Managing Resource Consumption in the Cloud
Day 3
  • Configuration Management in the Cloud
  • Creating Scalable Deployments in the Cloud
  • Creating Automated and Repeatable Deployments
Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 3 days

  • Canada: US$ 1,950
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Online Training
Modality: U

Duration 3 days

  • Canada: US$ 1,950
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This is an Instructor-Led Classroom course
Fast Lane will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
  *   This class is delivered by a partner.

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United States
Oct 25-27, 2017 Virtual Class 09:00 US/Eastern * Enroll
Oct 25-27, 2017 Edison, NJ 09:00 US/Eastern * Enroll
Oct 25-27, 2017 Herndon/Reston, VA 09:00 US/Eastern * Enroll
Nov 1-3, 2017 Sunnyvale/San Jose, CA 09:00 US/Pacific * Enroll
Nov 1-3, 2017 Virtual Class 12:00 US/Eastern * Enroll
Nov 8-10, 2017 Virtual Class 09:00 US/Eastern * Enroll
Nov 8-10, 2017 Herndon/Reston, VA 09:00 US/Eastern * Enroll
Nov 15-17, 2017 Chicago, IL 09:00 US/Central * Enroll
Nov 15-17, 2017 Virtual Class 10:00 US/Eastern * Enroll
Nov 20-22, 2017 Virtual Class 09:00 US/Eastern * Enroll