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Wed 21 Nov - Fri 23 Nov 2018
09:00, ...

Venue: University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

Provided by: University Information Services


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Amazon Web Services: Architecting on AWS
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Wed 21 Nov - Fri 23 Nov 2018

Description

This free course will be delivered by Amazon Web Services

This course covers the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on the AWS platform. Students learn how to optimize the AWS Cloud by understanding how AWS services fit into cloud-based solutions. In addition, students explore AWS Cloud best practices and design patterns for architecting optimal IT solutions on AWS, and build a variety of infrastructures in guided, hands-on activities. The course also covers how to create fledgling architectures and build them into robust and adaptive solutions.

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Target audience
  • University Information Services Staff and University IT Officers who are:
    • Solutions architects
    • Solution design engineers
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

  • Taken the following free online course: AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials or full understanding of the topics covered in that course
  • Working knowledge of distributed systems
  • Familiarity with general networking concepts
  • Working knowledge of multi-tier architectures
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts
Sessions

Number of sessions: 6

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 21 Nov 2018   09:00 - 12:30 09:00 - 12:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1 map TBC
2 Wed 21 Nov 2018   13:30 - 17:00 13:30 - 17:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1 map TBC
3 Thu 22 Nov 2018   09:00 - 12:30 09:00 - 12:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1 map TBC
4 Thu 22 Nov 2018   13:30 - 17:00 13:30 - 17:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1 map TBC
5 Fri 23 Nov 2018   09:00 - 12:30 09:00 - 12:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1 map TBC
6 Fri 23 Nov 2018   13:30 - 17:00 13:30 - 17:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1 map TBC
Topics covered

Day 1

  • Core AWS Knowledge
  • Designing Your Environment
  • Making Your Environment Highly Available
  • Forklifting an Existing Application onto AWS

Day 2

  • Event-Driven Scaling
  • Automating and Decoupling Your Infrastructure
  • Designing Storage at Scale
  • Hosting a New Web Application on AWS

Day 3

  • The Four Pillars of the Well-Architected Framework
  • Disaster Recovery and Failover Strategies
  • Troubleshooting Your Environment
  • Large-Scale Design Patterns and Case Studies
Objectives

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Make architectural decisions based on AWS architectural principles and best practices
  • Leverage AWS services to make your infrastructure scalable, reliable, and highly available
  • Leverage AWS Managed Services to enable greater flexibility and resiliency in an infrastructure
  • Make an AWS-based infrastructure more efficient to increase performance and reduce costs
  • Use the Well-Architected Framework to improve architectures with AWS solutions
Format
  • Presentation, demonstrations and hand-on labs
Theme
Cloud Computing

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