Advanced Operations on AWS 3.0

Advanced Operations on AWS is designed to help those in Systems Administrator or Developer Operations (DevOps) roles deploy, operate, and scale infrastructure by learning how to improve the performance, availability, and cost effectiveness of applications on AWS. This course covers how to automate deployments, update resources, and monitor operational health of workloads and applications. Hands-on lab exercises to help you apply learnings through actual applications and automated workloads.

Skills Gained

  • Programmatically use AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) to authenticate to AWS resources
  • Create, declare, deploy, and manage infrastructure as code with AWS CloudFormation
  • Explore advanced concepts of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • Understand continuous integration and deployment on AWS
  • Manage alerts and workflows with Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) and Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS)
  • Improve web application performance and redundancy with Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Route 53
  • Use Amazon Simple Workflow Service (SWF)
  • Scale infrastructure with Elastic Load Balancing and Auto Scaling
  • Generate metrics, create alarms, and explore Amazon CloudWatch log aggregation capabilities

Course Outline

    Day 1
        AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Advanced Concepts
        Managing Your Infrastructure as Code with AWS CloudFormation
        Understanding Amazon EC2 and Amazon VPC Advanced Concepts
    Day 2
        Continuous Integration and Deployment on AWS
        Understanding Amazon SWF
        Introduction to Amazon SQS and Amazon SNS)
        Optimizing Content Delivery with Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Route 53
    Day 3
        Understanding Amazon S3 Advanced Concepts
        Exploring Amazon CloudWatch Data Collection and Monitoring Backend Capabilities
        Auto Scaling and Elastic Load Balancing Advanced Patterns, Hooks, and Automation Integration
        The Changing Economics of Data


  • System Administrators, and individuals who are responsible for managing operations on the AWS platform
  • Software Developers, especially those in a Developer Operations (DevOps) role