Getting Started with Amazon Web Services

Personnel at all levels of an enterprise who perform a Developer role


Expected Duration
138 minutes

Amazon Web Services is a cloud computing platform. It provides a comprehensive platform from which to provide web applications with high-availability. AWS facilitates managing application-related resources automatically from convenient interfaces. In this course, you will learn about some of the various services offered by Amazon Web Services. You’ll also learn the basic steps to get started developing a Node.js application on AWS.


AWS Services

  • start the course
  • identify the features and benefits of cloud computing
  • describe the features of Amazon S3
  • describe the features of Amazon Compute services
  • use Amazon event services in your application
  • administer AWS users and accounts
  • identify Amazon database services
  • describe Amazon services to help with task automation

Setting Up a Dev Environment

  • describe the features of the AWS Management Console
  • make use of AWS documentation
  • install Node.js and the Node Package Manager in AWS
  • prepare your environment to use the AWS SDK
  • install Express.js in your environment
  • make use of the JSON data description language
  • describe the file structure of an Express.js application

Using IAM

  • describe AWS user accounts and group permissions
  • describe AWS account credentials and security features
  • identify AWS access control mechanisms
  • utilize access credentials from other services
  • describe IAM roles as they relate to EC2

Using S3

  • create S3 buckets for data storage
  • track object versions and replicate objects across regions
  • perform operations on S3 buckets and the objects in it
  • configure CloudFront to distribute media streams efficiently
  • use CloudFront to distribute media streams efficiently
  • use CloudWatch and CloudTrail to monitor your AWS instances
  • host a web site on Amazon S3

Practice: Providing User Access to an Amazon S3 Bucket

  • provide user access to an Amazon S3 bucket





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