Get an Introduction to the AWS Cloud

AWS Discovery Days, hosted by an authorised AWS Trainer, provide an introduction to a range of cloud concepts including security, machine learning, migrations, and modern data strategy. Expert AWS Instructors will help you learn what’s possible in the cloud and how to achieve it with AWS. Register now.

AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials (CPE)

This 2.5 hour on-demand video is designed to teach business leaders and IT technical professionals the benefits of computing in the AWS Cloud. We’ll cover AWS services for computing, storage, database management, networking, and content. You will learn how to use AWS services to improve business processes and gain an understanding of how to benefit from AWS security and compliance services.

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Key topics covered

During this event, you will learn:

  • What the cloud is, and how it works

  • The benefits of the AWS Cloud

  • AWS core services and their common use cases (compute, storage, database, etc.)

  • The basic global infrastructure of the cloud

  • Basic characteristics of deploying and operating in the AWS Cloud

  • The shared responsibility model

  • Basic security and compliance aspects of the AWS platform

Intended audience

This event is intended for:

  • Business leaders and IT-technical professionals

  • Learners who want to learn about basic cloud concepts, AWS Cloud terminology, and AWS core services

Event Outline

Section 1: Introduction to the Cloud and AWS

  • Benefits of cloud computing

  • Cloud computing components

  • Cloud computing deployment models

Section 2: Overview of AWS Services

  • AWS service domains

  • Compute

  • Storage

  • Database

  • Networking and Content Delivery

Section 3: Security and Compliance Overview

  • Overview of security

  • Shared responsibility model

  • AWS security services

  • AWS compliance

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