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Wed 23 Oct - Fri 25 Oct 2019
09:30, ...

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

Provided by: University Information Services


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Amazon Web Services: Systems Operations on AWS
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Wed 23 Oct - Fri 25 Oct 2019

Description

System Operations on AWS is designed to teach those in a Systems Administrator or Developer Operations (DevOps) role how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the AWS platform. The course covers the specific AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment, as well as common techniques used throughout the industry for configuring and deploying systems.

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Please see the fee section below before booking on the course.

Target audience
  • University IT Officers, Researchers and University Students who are or developing into:
  • Systems administrators
  • Software developers, especially those in a DevOps role
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

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

  • Attended the AWS Technical Essentials course
  • Background in either software development or systems administration
  • Some experience with maintaining operating systems at the command line (shell scripting in Linux environments, cmd or

PowerShell in Windows)

  • Basic knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP)
Sessions

Number of sessions: 6

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 23 Oct   09:30 - 12:30 09:30 - 12:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1 map Steve Carr
2 Wed 23 Oct   13:30 - 17:00 13:30 - 17:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1 map Steve Carr
3 Thu 24 Oct   09:00 - 12:30 09:00 - 12:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1 map Steve Carr
4 Thu 24 Oct   13:30 - 17:00 13:30 - 17:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1 map Steve Carr
5 Fri 25 Oct   09:00 - 12:30 09:00 - 12:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1 map Steve Carr
6 Fri 25 Oct   13:30 - 17:00 13:30 - 17:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1 map Steve Carr
Topics covered
  • System Operations on AWS Overview
  • Networking in the Cloud
  • Computing in the Cloud
  • Storage and Archiving in the Cloud
  • Monitoring in the Cloud
  • Managing Resource Consumption in the Cloud
  • Configuration Management in the Cloud
  • Creating Scalable Deployments in the Cloud
  • Creating Automated and Repeatable Deployments
Objectives

In this course, you will learn to:

  • Use standard AWS infrastructure features such as Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), and AWS Auto Scaling from the command line
  • Use AWS CloudFormation and other automation technologies to produce stacks of AWS resources
  • Build virtual private networks with Amazon VPC
  • Deploy Amazon EC2 instances using command line calls and troubleshoot common problems with instances
  • Monitor the health of Amazon EC2 instances and other AWS services
  • Manage identity, AWS permissions, and security in the AWS Cloud
  • Manage resource consumption in an AWS account using tags, Amazon CloudWatch, and AWS Trusted Advisor
  • Determine the best strategy for creating reusable Amazon EC2 instances
  • Configure a set of Amazon EC2 instances that launch behind a load balancer
  • Troubleshoot a basic AWS CloudFormation stack definition
Fee
  • UIS staff who book will initially receive a provisional booking which will be reviewed for approval
  • There is a fee of £300 plus VAT per person for non-UIS staff who will be required to raise a Purchase Order in order that their places can be confirmed.

The fee includes:

  • Instructor-led tuition
  • Courseware
Related courses
Theme
Cloud Computing

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