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Introduction to Cloud Computing with Amazon Web Services

Video Description

In this Introduction to Cloud Computing with Amazon Web Services training course, expert author Mark Nunnikhoven will teach you about AWS and how to deploy a web application in AWS. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no experience with Amazon Web Services is required.

You will start by learning about AWS specific concepts, then jump into deploying WordPress on AWS. From there, Mark will teach you how to create a strong foundation, including configuring IAM for deployment and setting up CloudTrail. This video tutorial also covers deploying a secure networking configuration, deploying a server, and deploying a relational database. Finally, you will learn how to implement a backup strategy, such as verifying RDS backups, creating an S3 backup, and optimizing S3 costs with Amazon Glacier.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of building your own web applications in AWS. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started
    1. Cloud Computing Basics 00:08:18
    2. About The Author 00:03:40
    3. Why Cloud Computing Is Important To Your Business 00:09:51
    4. Creating An AWS Account - Part 1 00:04:51
    5. Creating An AWS Account - Part 2 00:08:14
    6. Creating An AWS Account - Part 3 00:07:06
  2. AWS Specific Concepts
    1. Regions And Availability Zones 00:04:49
    2. Accessing AWS - APIs, SDKs, The CLI, And The Web Management Console 00:04:55
    3. AWS Service Categories - Administration And Security 00:10:29
    4. AWS Service Categories - Networking And Compute 00:09:16
    5. AWS Service Categories - Storage And Content Delivery 00:05:01
    6. AWS Service Categories - Deployment And Management 00:06:38
    7. AWS Service Categories - Analytics And Database 00:08:57
    8. AWS Service Categories - Application Services And Mobile Services 00:08:33
    9. AWS Service Categories - Enterprise Applications 00:03:38
  3. Deploying WordPress At Scale
    1. Deploying WordPress on AWS 00:04:31
  4. Creating A Strong Foundation - Administration And Security
    1. Configuring IAM for Our Deployment 00:06:41
    2. Setting Up CloudTrail 00:04:06
  5. Deploying A Secure Networking Configuration
    1. Creating A Well Structured VPC 00:14:02
    2. Configuring An Elastic Load Balancer 00:09:05
    3. Configuring Route 53 For DNS Services 00:08:08
  6. Deploying A Server
    1. Launching An EC2 Instance - Part 1 00:05:46
    2. Launching An EC2 Instance - Part 2 00:13:21
    3. Configuring Wordpress On Amazon Linux 00:07:03
    4. Using Amazon Machine Images To Simplify Operations 00:04:51
    5. Configuring CloudWatch Logs - Part 1 00:05:56
    6. Configuring CloudWatch Logs - Part 2 00:04:29
    7. Configuring CloudWatch Alarms 00:08:45
  7. Deploying A Relational Database
    1. Creating A MySQL Database With RDS - Part 1 00:07:25
    2. Creating A MySQL Database With RDS - Part 2 00:10:42
  8. Implementing A Backup Strategy
    1. Verifying RDS Backups 00:06:08
    2. Creating An S3 Backup 00:06:45
    3. Optimizing S3 Costs With Amazon Glacier 00:06:13
  9. Conclusion
    1. Wrap Up 00:06:18