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
    2. About The Author
    3. Why Cloud Computing Is Important To Your Business
    4. Creating An AWS Account - Part 1
    5. Creating An AWS Account - Part 2
    6. Creating An AWS Account - Part 3
  2. AWS Specific Concepts
    1. Regions And Availability Zones
    2. Accessing AWS - APIs, SDKs, The CLI, And The Web Management Console
    3. AWS Service Categories - Administration And Security
    4. AWS Service Categories - Networking And Compute
    5. AWS Service Categories - Storage And Content Delivery
    6. AWS Service Categories - Deployment And Management
    7. AWS Service Categories - Analytics And Database
    8. AWS Service Categories - Application Services And Mobile Services
    9. AWS Service Categories - Enterprise Applications
  3. Deploying WordPress At Scale
    1. Deploying WordPress on AWS
  4. Creating A Strong Foundation - Administration And Security
    1. Configuring IAM for Our Deployment
    2. Setting Up CloudTrail
  5. Deploying A Secure Networking Configuration
    1. Creating A Well Structured VPC
    2. Configuring An Elastic Load Balancer
    3. Configuring Route 53 For DNS Services
  6. Deploying A Server
    1. Launching An EC2 Instance - Part 1
    2. Launching An EC2 Instance - Part 2
    3. Configuring Wordpress On Amazon Linux
    4. Using Amazon Machine Images To Simplify Operations
    5. Configuring CloudWatch Logs - Part 1
    6. Configuring CloudWatch Logs - Part 2
    7. Configuring CloudWatch Alarms
  7. Deploying A Relational Database
    1. Creating A MySQL Database With RDS - Part 1
    2. Creating A MySQL Database With RDS - Part 2
  8. Implementing A Backup Strategy
    1. Verifying RDS Backups
    2. Creating An S3 Backup
    3. Optimizing S3 Costs With Amazon Glacier
  9. Conclusion
    1. Wrap Up

Product information

  • Title: Introduction to Cloud Computing with Amazon Web Services
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: July 2015
  • Publisher(s): Infinite Skills
  • ISBN: 9781771374118