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AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Crash Course

Pearson Live Virtual Training

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This live virtual training course is designed to help you understand Amazon Web Services and acts as an introduction to cloud computing concepts and key AWS services. It will also help prepare you for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. If you’re looking for credibility as an AWS professional, there’s no better place to start than Amazon’s AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

Experienced trainer Michael J. Shannon will walk you through the objectives on the exam and give you a holistic background so you can better understand the AWS Cloud landscape. This course is perfect for anyone new to cloud and is designed for project managers, managers, technical people who need to learn cloud skills, and anyone interested in learning about cloud technologies. This certification will be invaluable for individuals needing to engage in intelligent, informed discussions and high-level decision making.

This Live Virtual Training is for:

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam certification candidates
  • Anyone looking to gain familiarity with AWS and cloud computing concepts
  • Project managers or technical professionals who need to learn cloud skills
  • On-premises data center administrators who are pressured to “skill up” in AWS
  • What topics are most likely to appear on the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification exam
  • How to do the work of AWS professional
  • About AWS, cloud computing technology, and best practices for architecting on AWS
  • Prepare for the certification exam guide published by Amazon Web Services.
  • Understand AWS Global infrastructure, network technologies, security features, and key services such as EC2, S3, DynamoDB, Auto Scaling, Elastic Load Balancing, RDS and more.
  • Identify core services offered for compute, storage, database, networking and other solutions

You will learn:

  • What topics are most likely to appear on the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification exam
  • How to do the work of AWS professional
  • About AWS, cloud computing technology, and best practices for architecting on AWS

You will be able to:

  • Prepare for the certification exam guide published by Amazon Web Services.
  • Understand AWS Global infrastructure, network technologies, security features, and key services such as EC2, S3, DynamoDB, Auto Scaling, Elastic Load Balancing, RDS and more.
  • Identify core services offered for compute, storage, database, networking and other solutions

Prerequisites:

  • A basic understanding of business IT needs
  • Familiarity with software development lifecycle
  • Familiarity with traditional IT operations
  • No materials are required up front

*Note – Live virtual training is a crash course intended to be part of a candidate's larger study & prep plan toward certification.


Your Instructor


Michael J. Shannon
Michael J. Shannon

Michael J. Shannon began his IT career when he transitioned from recording studio engineer to network technician for a major telecommunications company in the early 1990s. He soon began to focus on security, and was one of the first 10 people to attain the HIPAA Certified Security Specialist. Throughout his 30 years in IT he has worked as an employee, contractor, and consultant for several companies including Platinum Technologies, Fujitsu, IBM, State Farm, and MindSharp, among others. Mr. Shannon has authored several books, training manuals, published articles, and CBT modules over the years as well. He has attained the CCNP Security, CISSP, ITIL Intermediate SO and RCV, and Security+ certifications in the security field. He is a technical instructor for Skillsoft Corp. specializing in all things security.