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AWS Concepts

This course is to provide a simple, conceptual introduction to the concepts of Cloud Computing and Amazon Web Services.
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Have the conceptual foundation to move forward onto more advanced AWS courses
Be more prepared to tackle the more complex technical concepts and terminology

This course is for the absolute beginner. Have you ever wanted to know, in very simple terms, the answers to the following questions:

  • What is the cloud?
  • What is AWS?
  • What are AWS’s core services?
  • Why do we use AWS?

If you answered yes, then this course is for you. Our goal with this course is to provide a simple, conceptual introduction to the concepts of Cloud Computing, Amazon Web Services, and it’s core services. There are no technical explanations or definitions to memorize – this course is visual, and strictly conceptual. When you are done with this course, you will have the conceptual foundation to move forward onto more advanced AWS courses. And by having the frame-of-reference understanding from this course, you will be more prepared to tackle the more complex technical concepts and terminology.

As an added bonus to all who enroll, we have made a select group of Linux Academy’s Hands-On Labs and flashcards available for free to all students who wish to take advantage of them.  Instructions on how to access these bonus features will be provided during the course.  (NOTE: These bonus features are not a required part of the course. they are an addition you can choose if you so wish).

Course Introduction

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AWS Concepts Course Introduction
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Free Linux Academy Community Account (required for bonus labs and flashcards)

AWS & the Cloud

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Understanding AWS

What is the cloud? What is Amazon Web Services?  We set out to answer these questions in the most simplistic way possible.  No technical terms, no technical definitions.  Just some easy-to-understand examples of what these services are and why people use them.  

Introduction to Core AWS Services

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Understanding VPCs

What is a VPC?  Touching on a very important feature of AWS, we set out to explain the concept of a VPC in the most simplistic way possible. 

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Understanding EC2 (Part 1)

What is EC2?  In this video, we set out to explain the concept of EC2 in the most simplistic way possible.

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Understanding RDS

What is RDS?  In this video, we set out to explain the concept of RDS in the most simplistic way possible.  

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Understanding S3

What is S3?  In this video, we set out to explain the concept of S3 in the most simplistic way possible.  

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Understanding EC2 (Part 2)

We return to EC2 to discuss another example of how and why it is used.

AWS Global Infrastructure

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Understanding How AWS is Physically Set Up

We take a visual look at how AWS is set up around the globe.  We start with a global map, and drill down to a local data center.  

Quiz: AWS Concepts Quiz

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AWS Concepts Quiz

What's Next

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What course should I take next?

In this lesson we will discuss additional (free) courses offered by Linux Academy here on Udemy - and how you can continue learning about AWS by following our course roadmap.  

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