Join us for this 12 Week AWS Cloud Architect Bootcamp and prepare for the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certification by BUILDING 54 PROJECTS.
This bootcamp starts on March 2nd, 2021 and runs every Tuesday afternoon from 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST for 12 weeks consecutively.
All sessions are recorded and available for replay. You can take your time to work through the bootcamp.
Mike Pfeiffer is a twenty-year tech industry veteran who’s worked for some of the largest technology companies in the world including Microsoft and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Mike is a published author, international conference speaker, Microsoft Azure MVP, and host of the CloudSkills.fm podcast.@mike_pfeiffer
Additional trainers for this event: Michael Levan
NOTE: All sessions are recorded and available for replay. You can take your time to work through the bootcamp.
March 2nd, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST
Week one of the AWS Cloud Architect boot camp starts with one of the most important fundamentals topics of AWS, Identity Access Management IAM. You're going to learn all about the different ways to secure users and applications for any type of deployment.
March 9th, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST
Week two will dive into automation and development. As a cloud architect and engineer, one of the key focuses you will see in many organizations is having the ability to write code. That doesn't mean you need to create the next big social media app, but it does mean that you need to know how to script. We'll be focusing on Python because it is the most used scripting language for AWS today.
March 16th, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST
One of the most commonly used services in AWS today is the compute, which is EC2. EC2 gives you the ability to move away from virtual machines and run operating systems in the cloud. With EC2 comes many other factors, like storage, network, and firewall rules.
March 23rd, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST
If you create a resource, say, an EC2 instance, how do you know that EC2 instance can access specific resources on the web? Or even in an internal AWS network? That's where cloud networking comes into play. Cloud networking allows you to take what you know about network administration on-prem and use it in AWS.
March 30th, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST
When you think about storage, you may think about some sort of mount or volume that connects to an EC2 instance or a virtual machine. In AWS, there's a different type of storage, S3. S3 allows you to do anything from host public files to host contents of a website.
April 6th, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST
When it comes to accessing a public facing app that's running and scaled to say, multiple EC2 instances, AWS provides a way to make this process straight forward with load balancers. There are many different types of load balancers ranging from application-focused to network-focused. With load balancers come a DNS address, but what if you want your own domain for a load balancer? That's where Route53 comes in, which is AWS's DNS service.
April 13th, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST
If you ever encounter a scenario where you need data to be stored persistently, 9 times out of 10 you go for a database. Luckily in AWS, there's a specific service dedicated to databases - RDS. RDS provides database engines for MySQL, SQL Server, and more...
April 20th, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST
Over the past few years, serverless has become more and more mainstream. It's a way to run an application or a service without having to worry about infrastructure management. AWS has a few key service offerings, AWS Lambda and Elastic Beanstalk. This week we'll talk about both and what they're used for.
April 27th, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST
Containers with platforms like Docker and orchestration with platforms like Kubernetes changed the world and continue to do so. No longer do you have to host an application on an expensive server. Instead, you can easily automate and create an instance of your application powered by containers and orchestration. This week we'll take a look at the key services in AWS for this purpose.
May 4th, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST
With every good application or cloud service, comes very good monitoring. Without properly monitoring services and applications that you deploy to AWS, you don't know what's available and what isn't. It's the difference between waking up at 200 AM to fix an issue blind or going in and understand what's happening.
May 11th, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST
Having an application continuously tested, built to confirm no bugs, and ensure that it can get deployed is the future for any application in production. With CICD comes infrastructure deployment. No longer is CICD simply just for applications, but it's a way to deploy your cloud services as well.
May 18th, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST
When it comes to larger organizations and companies that have been around for a while, they may still have a ton of infrastructure on-prem. Because of that, you'll need to understand the concepts of migrating that infrastructure to the cloud.
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