Course Overview:

System Operations on AWS is designed to teach those in a Systems Administrator or Developer Operations (DevOps) role how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the AWS platform. The course covers the specific AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment, as well as common techniques used throughout the industry for configuring and deploying systems.

Course Objectives:

This course is designed to teach you how to:
Use standard AWS infrastructure features such as Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Elastic Load Balancing, and Auto Scaling from the command line
Use AWS CloudFormation and other automation technologies to produce stacks of AWS resources that can be deployed in an automated, repeatable fashion
Build functioning virtual private networks with Amazon VPC from the ground up using the AWS Management Console
Deploy Amazon EC2 instances using command line calls and troubleshoot the most common problems with instances
Monitor the health of Amazon EC2 instances and other AWS services
Manage user identity, AWS permissions, and security in the cloud
Manage resource consumption in an AWS account using tools such as Amazon CloudWatch, tagging, and Trusted Advisor
Select and implement the best strategy for creating reusable Amazon EC2 instances
Configure a set of Amazon EC2 instances that launch behind a load balancer, with the system scaling up and down in response to demand
Edit and troubleshoot a basic AWS CloudFormation stack definition
Course Pre-Requisite
We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:
Attended the AWS Technical Essentials course
Background in either software development or systems administration
Some experience with maintaining operating systems at the command line (shell scripting in Linux environments, cmd or PowerShell in Windows)
Basic knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP)
Course Outline
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Certification
If you are interested in achieving the associate AWS SysOps Admin certification, the Systems Operations on AWS class is the best way to help prepare. Find out more about all AWS certifications at
Delivery Method
This course will be delivered through a mix of:
Instructor-led Training (ILT)
Hands-on Labs
Day 1
Understanding Systems Operations on AWS
Tooling and Automation
Computing (Servers)
Computing (Scaling and Name Resolution)
Day 2
Computing (Containers and Serverless)
Computing (Database Services)
Storage and Archiving
Day 3
Monitoring and Security
Managing Resource Consumption
Creating Automated and Repeatable Deployments
Certification Exams
Next Steps
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Delivery Modalities:

  • Live Instructor-Led
  • Live Online Instructor-Led

Delivery Methods:

  • Individual Training
  • Group Training
  • Onsite-Private Training
  • Hybrid Training

Course Days: 3 Days

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