While attending this camp – students take TWO official Amazon AWS exams to achieve the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner & AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certifications.
Summarize the working definition of AWS
Differentiate between on-premises, hybrid-cloud, and all-in cloud
Describe the basic global infrastructure of the AWS Cloud
Explain the six benefits of the AWS Cloud
Describe and provide an example of the core AWS services, including compute, network, databases, and storage
Identify an appropriate solution using AWS Cloud services with various use cases
Describe the AWS Well-Architected Framework
Explain the shared responsibility model
Describe the core security services within the AWS Cloud
Describe the basics of AWS Cloud migration
Articulate the financial benefits of the AWS Cloud for an organization’s cost management
Define the core billing, account management, and pricing models
Explain how to use pricing tools to make cost-effective choices for AWS services
Identify AWS architecting basic practices.
Explore using the AWS management tools: The AWS Console, Command Line Interface (CLI), and CloudFormation in a lab environment.
Examine the enforcement of accounts security using policies.
Identify the elements that build an elastic, secure, virtual network that includes private and public subnets.
Practice building an AWS core networking infrastructure.
Determine strategies for a layered security approach to Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) subnets.
Identify strategies to select the appropriate compute resources based on business use-cases.
Practice building a VPC and adding an Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) instance in a lab environment.
Practice installing an Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) instance and an Application Load Balancer (ALB) in the VPC you created.
Compare and contrast AWS storage products and services, based on business scenarios.
Compare and contrast the different types of AWS database services based on business needs.
Practice building a highly available, auto-scaling database layer in a lab.
Explore the business value of AWS monitoring solutions.
Identify the role of monitoring, event driven load balancing, and auto scaling responses, based on usage and needs.
Identify and discuss AWS automation tools that will help you build, maintain and evolve your infrastructure.
Discuss network peering, VPC endpoints, gateway and routing solutions based on use-cases.
Discuss hybrid networking configurations to extend and secure your infrastructure.
Discuss the benefits of microservices as an effective decoupling strategy to power highly available applications at scale.
Explore AWS container services for the rapid implementation of an infrastructure-agnostic, portable application environment.
Identify the business and security benefits of AWS serverless services based on business examples.
Practice building a serverless infrastructure in a lab environment.
Discuss the ways in which AWS edge services address latency and security.
Practice building a CloudFront deployment with an S3 backend in a lab environment.
Explore AWS backup, recovery solutions, and best practices to ensure resiliency and business continuity.
Build a highly available and secure cloud architecture based on a business problem, in a project-based facilitator-guided lab.
Topics Covered in this Official Boot Camp:
Introduction to Amazon Web Services
Summarize the benefits of AWS
Describe differences between on-demand delivery and cloud deployments
Summarize the pay-as-you-go pricing model
Compute in the Cloud
Describe the benefits of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) at a basic level
Identify the different Amazon EC2 instance types
Differentiate between the various billing options for Amazon EC2
Describe the benefits of Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
Summarize the benefits of Elastic Load Balancing
Give an example of the uses for Elastic Load Balancing
Summarize the differences between Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) and Amazon Simple Queue Services (Amazon SQS)
Summarize additional AWS compute options
Global Infrastructure and Reliability
Summarize the benefits of the AWS Global Infrastructure
Describe the basic concept of Availability Zones
Describe the benefits of Amazon CloudFront and Edge locations
Compare different methods for provisioning AWS services
Describe the basic concepts of networking
Describe the difference between public and private networking resources
Explain a virtual private gateway using a real life scenario
Explain a virtual private network (VPN) using a real life scenario
Describe the benefit of AWS Direct Connect
Describe the benefit of hybrid deployments
Describe the layers of security used in an IT strategy
Describe which services are used to interact with the AWS global network
Storage and Databases
Summarize the basic concept of storage and databases
Describe benefits of Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)
Describe benefits of Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Describe the benefits of Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)
Summarize various storage solutions
Describe the benefits of Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Describe the benefits of Amazon DynamoDB
Summarize various database services
Explain the benefits of the shared responsibility model
Describe multi-factor authentication (MFA)
Differentiate between the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) security levels
Describe security policies at a basic level
Explain the benefits of AWS Organizations
Summarize the benefits of compliance with AWS
Explain primary AWS security services at a basic level
Monitoring and Analytics
Summarize approaches to monitoring your AWS environment
Describe the benefits of Amazon CloudWatch
Describe the benefits of AWS CloudTrail
Describe the benefits of AWS Trusted Advisor
Pricing and Support
Understand AWS pricing and support models
Describe the AWS Free Tier
Describe key benefits of AWS Organizations and consolidated billing
Explain the benefits of AWS Budgets
Explain the benefits of AWS Cost Explorer
Explain the primary benefits of the AWS Pricing Calculator
Distinguish between the various AWS Support Plans
Describe the benefits of AWS Marketplace
Migration and Innovation
Understand migration and innovation in the AWS Cloud
Summarize the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF)
Summarize six key factors of a cloud migration strategy
Describe the benefits of various AWS data migration solutions, such as AWS Snowcone, AWS Snowball, and AWS Snowmobile
Summarize the broad scope of innovative solutions that AWS offers
Summarize the five pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Basics
Determine resources for preparing for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner examination
Describe benefits of becoming AWS Certified
Architecting Fundamentals Review
AWS Services and Infrastructure
AWS API Tools
Securing your infrastructure
The Well-Architected Framework
Hands-on lab: Explore Using the AWS API Tools to Deploy an EC2 Instance
Identity and Resource-Based Policies
Introduction to Managing Multiple Accounts
Networking, Part 1
Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Patterns and Quotas
Network Access Control Lists (NACLs)
Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2)
EC2 Instances and Instance Selection
High Performance Computing on AWS
Lambda and EC2, When to Use Which
Hands-On Lab: Build Your Amazon VPC Infrastructure
Amazon S3, Security, Versioning and Storage Classes
Shared File Systems
Data Migration Tools
AWS Database Solutions
Amazon Relational Database Services (RDS)
DynamoDB, Features and Use Cases
Redshift, Features, Use Cases and Comparison with RDS
Caching and Migrating Data
Hands-on Lab: Create a Database Layer in Your Amazon VPC Infrastructure
Monitoring and Scaling
Monitoring: CloudWatch, CloudTrail, and VPC Flow Logs
AWS Systems Manager
Monitoring Microservices with X-Ray
Networking, Part 2
VPC Peering & Endpoints
Amazon API Gateway
Amazon SQS, Amazon SNS
Amazon Kinesis Data Streams & Kinesis Firehose
Hands-on Lab: Build a Serverless Architecture
AWS Global Accelerator
AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF), DDoS and Firewall Manager
Hands-On Lab: Configure an Amazon CloudFront Distribution with an Amazon S3 Origin
Backup and Recovery
Planning for Disaster Recovery