Amazon Web Services(AWS)

Training Overview

Forscher Solutions provides training on AWS products, services, and common solutions with demos, knowledge checks, and hands-on lab activities. It provides learners with the basic fundamentals to become more proficient in AWS and empowers them to make informed decisions about IT solutions based on business requirements.

Target Audience and Pre-requisites:

The training course is designed for candidates who is new to AWS, SysOps Administrators and Developers interested in using AWS services and availing the benefits of AWS Services.

Course Duration:

Fast track- 5 days

Normal- 4 to 5 weekends

Corporate- Custom configured per Client requirements and modules required

Course Contents

Domain 1.0:Designing highly available, cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, scalable systems
  • Identify and recognize cloud architecture considerations, such as fundamental components and effective designs:
  • How to design cloud services
  • Planning and design
  • Monitoring and logging
  • Familiarity with:
    •  Best practices for AWS architecture
    • Developing to client specifications, including pricing/cost (e.g., on Demand vs.    Reserved vs. Spot; RTO and RPO DR Design)
    • Architectural trade-off decisions (e.g., high availability vs. cost, Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) vs. installing your own database on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2))
    • Hybrid IT architectures (e.g., Direct Connect, Storage Gateway, VPC, Directory Services) o Elasticity and scalability (e.g., Auto Scaling, SQS, ELB, CloudFront)
Domain 2.0: Implementation/Deployment

2.1 Identify the appropriate techniques and methods using Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS Cloud Formation, AWS OpsWorks, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) to code and implement a cloud solution.

  • Configure an Amazon Machine Image (AMI)
  • Operate and extend service management in a hybrid IT architecture
  • Configure services to support compliance requirements in the cloud
  • Launch instances across the AWS global infrastructure
  • Configure IAM policies and best practices
Domain 3.0: Data Security 

3.1 Recognize and implement secure practices for optimum cloud deployment and maintenance.

  • AWS shared responsibility model
  • AWS platform compliance
  • AWS security attributes (customer workloads down to physical layer)
  • AWS administration and security services
  • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • AWS CloudTrail
  • Ingress vs. egress filtering, and which AWS services and features fit
  • “Core” Amazon EC2 and S3 security feature sets
  • Incorporating common conventional security products (Firewall, VPN)
  • Design patterns
  • DoS mitigation
  • Encryption solutions (e.g., key services)
  • Complex access controls (building sophisticated security groups, ACLs, etc.)
  • Amazon CloudWatch for the security architect
  • Trusted Advisor
  • CloudWatch Logs

3.2 Recognize critical disaster recovery techniques and their implementation.

  • Disaster recovery
    • Recovery time objective
    •  Recovery point objective
    • Amazon Elastic Block Store
  • AWS Import/Export
  • AWS Storage Gateway
  • Amazon Route53
  • Validation of data recovery method
  Domain 4.0: Troubleshooting
  • General troubleshooting information and questions