AWS Development Fundamentals

Video description

3+ Hours of Video Instruction

More than 3 hours of video instruction to help you get up and running with AWS development, so you can quickly deploy your own applications


AWS Development Fundamentals is an easy quick-start guide to developing on AWS. The course begins with a general overview of Cloud Computing and Amazon Web Services, followed by in-depth review and demonstrations of services relevant to developers, including EC2, S3, Lambda, VPC, SNS, IAM, and RDS & DynamoDB.

This unique title will give you the knowledge you need to start developing solutions on Amazon Web so you can create and maintain applications that can scale on demand and use the full range of services provided by AWS, is in high demand. Learn all about the various bits and pieces commonly used when developing applications intended to run in AWS. This title is not intended to teach you how to program or develop applications. Rather, the goal is to help you understand the services that are available to run the applications you develop.

So get started with your AWS development today.

About the Instructor

Nick Garner recently joined Denali Advanced Integration as a Senior Solutions Architect. Prior to that he was a Solutions Integration Architect for Cisco Systems. He was with Cisco Advanced Services, supporting customers in both transactional and subscription engagements, for 10 years. He has deployed and supported large-scale data center designs for prominent clients in the San Francisco bay area. His primary technical focus outside of data center routing and switching designs is security and multicast.

Skill Level

Learn How To

  • Explore the more developer-focused offerings, such as the AWS API, SDK, AWS Security constructs, and AWS Developer Tools
  • Set up a lab
  • Design and develop with AWS Services

Who Should Take This Course

  • Developers with a need to develop and deploy applications on Amazon Web Services
  • Developers who have a business or personal goal to develop and deploy applications using the numerous services offered as part of Amazon Web Services

Course Requirements

  • Computer with Internet Access
  • Credit Card—to sign up for an AWS Trial Account
  • General understanding of the various components that make up an Internet accessible application.

Lesson descriptions

Lesson 1, Course Overview, introduces the purpose and areas of focus of this course as well as setting expectations and expected outcomes.

Lesson 2, Introduction to AWS, gives a general overview of Amazon Web Services and some of the services provided.

Lesson 3, Setting up a Lab, demonstrates how to set up a lab to follow along with the demonstrations at the end of each service lesson.

Lesson 4, Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), discusses what EC2 is, where the operating systems of those instances come from, and how to get access to your servers.

Lesson 5, Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), explains what a VPC is, how they’re created, and how networking and security are applied.

Lesson 6, Identity and Access Management (IAM), reviews the operation of IAM.

Lesson 7, Simple Storage Service (S3), introduces Simple Storage Service.

Lesson 8, AWS Database Services, reviews Amazon RDS service and covers relational databases and NoSQL databases.

Lesson 9, Lambda, discusses what Lambda is and how to use it.

Lesson 10, AWS CLI, covers the command line interface to AWS, provided by Amazon.

Lesson 11 AWS SDK, discusses an alternative to shipping code faster. The AWS Software Development Kit provides libraries for many languages to interact with the various APIs available.

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction
    1. AWS Development Fundamentals: Introduction
  2. Module 1: AWS Development Fundamentals
    1. Module Introduction
  3. Lesson 1: Course Overview
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 1.1 Purpose and Areas of Focus
    3. 1.2 Setting Expectations
    4. 1.3 Outcomes
  4. Lesson 2: Introduction to AWS
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 2.1 Why Move to the Cloud?
    3. 2.2 Cloud Providers
    4. 2.3 History of AWS
    5. 2.4 High-level View of AWS Services
    6. 2.5 AWS Regions
  5. Lesson 3: Setting up a Lab
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 3.1 Local Computer Setup
    3. 3.2 AWS Trial Account Creation
  6. Module 2: AWS Infrastructure Services
    1. Module Introduction
  7. Lesson 4: Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 4.1 EC2 Overview
    3. 4.2 Amazon Machine Image (AMI)
    4. 4.3 AMI Marketplace
    5. 4.4 Instance Access
    6. 4.5 Instance Bring-up Demonstration
  8. Lesson 5: Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 5.1 VPC Overview
    3. 5.2 VPC Components
    4. 5.3 VPC Networking Security
    5. 5.4 VPC Creation Demonstration
  9. Lesson 6: Identity and Access Management (IAM)
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 6.1 IAM Overview
    3. 6.2 IAM Users Roles
    4. 6.3 IAM Policies
    5. 6.4 IAM Multi-factor Authentication
    6. 6.5 IAM Demonstration
  10. Lesson 7: Simple Storage Service (S3)
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 7.1 S3 Overview
    3. 7.2 S3 Buckets Objects
    4. 7.3 S3 Browsing
    5. 7.4 S3 Demonstration
  11. Module 3: Designing and Developing with AWS Services
    1. Module Introduction
  12. Lesson 8: AWS Database Services
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 8.1 Database Services Overview
    3. 8.2 Database Instances
    4. 8.3 Relational Database Service (RDS) Overview
    5. 8.4 RDS Security
    6. 8.5 RDS Configuration
    7. 8.6 RDS Monitoring
    8. 8.7 Relational Databases in AWS Demonstration
    9. 8.8 DynamoDB (NoSQL) Overview
    10. 8.9 DynamoDB Console Interaction
    11. 8.10 DynamoDB Security
    12. 8.11 DynamoDB Monitoring
    13. 8.12 DynamoDB Demonstration
  13. Lesson 9: Lambda
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 9.1 Lambda Overview
    3. 9.2 Lambda Event Sources
    4. 9.3 Lambda Functions
    5. 9.4 Lambda Demonstration\
  14. Module 4: AWS Developer Tools
    1. Module Introduction
  15. Lesson 10: AWS CLI
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 10.1 AWS CLI Overview
    3. 10.2 AWS CLI Installation Usage
    4. 10.3 AWS CLI Demonstration
  16. Lesson 11: AWS SDK
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 11.1 AWS SDK Overview
    3. 11.2 SDK Node.js Run Through
    4. 11.3 Node.js SDK Demonstration
  17. Summary
    1. AWS Development Fundamentals: Summary

Product information

  • Title: AWS Development Fundamentals
  • Author(s): Nick Garner
  • Release date: February 2018
  • Publisher(s): Pearson
  • ISBN: 0134850645