Architecting on Amazon Web Services: IAM and Object Storage

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Overview

Amazon Web Services was one of the first complete solution providers in the cloud computing space and continues to be the market leader. One of the main offerings is the object storage service Simple Storage Service, or S3. Another key component is the integrated Identity and Access Management, or IAM, which touches upon most other parts of the AWS cloud. This course gives you an overview of AWS including a potted history and a rundown of the services. It goes on to cover IAM and how it integrates with AWS components. It rounds out the discussion by diving into S3 and object storage, and how it can be used as the basis for content delivery networks. This course is one of a series that covers the objectives for Amazon certification exam AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate.

Target Audience

Individuals who perform a Solutions Architect role using the Amazon AWS cloud.

Prerequisites

None

Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

Course Introduction

The History of Amazon Web Services

  • describe the history of the Amazon Web Services platform
  • Platform Overview

  • describe the Amazon Web Services platform and recognize the global infrastructure components
  • Networking Components

  • describe the Amazon Web Services networking components
  • Compute Components

  • describe the Amazon Web Services compute components
  • Storage Components

  • describe the Amazon Web Services storage components
  • Database Components

  • describe the Amazon Web Services database components
  • Analytics Components

  • describe the Amazon Web Services analytics components
  • Application Services Components

  • describe the Amazon Web Services application services components
  • Deployment and Management Components

  • describe the Amazon Web Services deployment and management components
  • AWS Accounts and Login

  • create an account for Amazon Web Services and log in to the service
  • IAM Features

  • describe the basic concepts of Identity and Access Management on the Amazon Web Services platform
  • IAM Best Practice

  • list best practices pertaining to Identity and Access Management on the Amazon Web Services platform
  • Configuring Active Directory Integration

  • describe how Microsoft Active Directory can be integrated with Amazon Web Services
  • Using the IAM Console

  • navigate the Identity and Access Management console in Amazon Web Services
  • Configuring IAM for an Account

  • configure Identity and Access Management for an account in Amazon Web Services
  • Managing IAM Users

  • manage Identity and Access Management users in Amazon Web Services
  • Configuring Two-Factor Authentication

  • configure two-factor authentication in Amazon Web Services
  • Object Storage Overview

  • describe object storage in Amazon Web Services
  • Creating an S3 Bucket

  • create an S3 bucket in Amazon Web Services
  • Uploading Files to S3

  • upload files to an S3 bucket in Amazon Web Services
  • Implementing Policies on Glacier

  • configure policies on the Glacier storage service in Amazon Web Services
  • CDN Overview

  • describe the function on a content delivery network and CloudFront on Amazon Web Services
  • Creating a CDN with CloudFront

  • create a CloudFront content delivery network in Amazon Web Services
  • Exercise: Distributing Content with CloudFront

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