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Understanding AWS in 90 Minutes

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Applying the shared responsibility model and Well-Architected Framework

Dec. 6, 2021

5 - 6:30 p.m. Coordinated Universal Time

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What you’ll learn and how you can apply it

By the end of this live online course, you’ll understand:

  • The five pillars of the Well-Architected Framework
  • The shared responsibility model
  • The acceptable use policy
  • The difference between serverful and serverless models

And you’ll be able to:

  • Make an Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) server instance

This live event is for you because…

  • You’re new to cloud computing.
  • You want to move from Azure or Google Cloud to AWS.
  • You’re seeking AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification.


  • An AWS account
  • A basic understanding of general networking concepts (IP addresses, Domain Name System (DNS), and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL))

Recommended preparation:

  • Log in to the main Management Console in your AWS account

Recommended follow-up:


The timeframes are only estimates and may vary according to how the class is progressing.

AWS basics (35 minutes)

  • Presentation: The Well-Architected Framework; the shared responsibility model; the acceptable use policy
  • Q&A

Quick hits (25 minutes)

  • Presentation: Every major AWS service in 20 minutes
  • Break

EC2 basics (25 minutes)

  • Hands-on exercise: Walk through the EC2 Launch Wizard

Wrap-up and Q&A (5 minutes)

Your Instructor

  • Bill Boulden

    Bill Boulden brings tech startups from idea to prod for a living. Six startups in, Bill’s currently the chief engineer at three tech startups: Use Kitch, Hello Audio, and Connector Street. Bill’s an AWS Certified Developer and a former AWS Certified Solutions Architect.

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