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Learn by Doing with Hands-On AWS Training Courses

Posted on July 1, 2019 by OliviaOlivia

AWS is one of the fastest-growing cloud service platforms offered today. It is used worldwide by millions of users! Whether you’re an experienced AWS user or just starting out, there’s always more to learn. Check out our newest AWS hands-on training content below!

With engaging features like live AWS cloud sandboxes and servers, Interactive Diagrams, Hands-On Labs in live cloud environments, customizable flashcards, study groups, direct access to our expert Training Architects, downloadable Course videos, and more, Linux Academy is the #1 cloud training platform that helps you learn AWS by doing.

 


New AWS Courses

Managing AWS with Ansible

  • Difficulty Level: Intermediate
  • Course Description: Ansible is a powerful tool for automating deployments. With a simple SSH connection, it’s possible to automate many systems administration and deployment tasks. But, when we leverage the Ansible AWS modules, we can take our automation to the next level.

    In this course, you’ll learn how to use the AWS Ansible modules to dynamically provision cloud infrastructure, all from our Ansible control node. You’ll learn many key modules, and learn how to bring the modules together to deploy full environments in the AWS cloud!

 

AWS Certified Machine Learning – Specialty

  • Course link: AWS Certified Machine Learning – Specialty
  • Difficulty Level: Advanced
  • Course Description: Get prepared to take the AWS Certified Machine Learning – Specialty certification exam. This course provides you with the requisite knowledge to pass the AWS ML-C01 certification exam and also gain the hands-on experience required to use machine learning and deep learning in a real-world environment. Learn about Machine Learning (ML), Deep Learning (DL) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) terminology, and get hands-on with a number of ML frameworks and AWS services that are specific to the certification.

 

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Level

  • Course link: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Level
  • Difficulty Level: Intermediate
  • Course Description: Get prepared to take the AWS Solutions Architect – Associate certification exam, including 2019 updates. As part of this course, you will make use of our unique interactive learning tool: The Orion Papers, which is a non-linear, visual, interactive guide designed to enhance your learning and understanding of AWS. This guide can be used independently of the video lessons but is meant to be supplemental and used in conjunction with the video lessons and hands-on labs.

 

AWS Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C01)

  • Course link: AWS Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C01)
  • Difficulty Level: Beginner
  • Course Description: As the cloud computing industry continues to grow, understanding its concepts, purpose, and use cases will become an increasingly valuable skill among non-IT individuals and employees. With that in mind, AWS created an exam that covers the very basics of their cloud computing platform and tests you on basic AWS services, benefits, concepts, and use cases — all without having to know detailed technical terms, concepts, and know-how.
    For those who want to learn these basics, this course has been designed with two main objectives in mind: (1) Prepare you to pass the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam, and (2) learn the foundations of cloud computing and AWS, including its primary services, benefits, and use cases.
  • Who should take this course: Are you a business professional, accountant, salesperson, or some other type of non-technical person that works in the tech industry? Have you always wanted to know what cloud computing is, how it works, and what it’s used for — without all the technical jargon? If you answered YES, then the AWS Cloud Practitioner course and exam are perfect for you.

 

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate (SOA-C01)

  • Course link: AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate (SOA-C01)
  • Difficulty Level: Intermediate
  • Course Description: The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate (SOA-C01) is a certification based around administering applications on AWS from an operations viewpoint. Although there are some deployment topics, this certification deals more with decisions we must make in our environments based on information we receive from monitoring, auditing, and any performance feedback we gather.
    This course has been developed to provide you with the requisite knowledge to not only pass the AWS SysOps Administrator certification exam but also gain the hands-on experience required to become a qualified AWS Systems Operator working in a real-world environment.

 

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional 2019

  • Course link: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional 2019
  • Difficulty Level: Advanced
  • Course Description: Being able to achieve the CSA Pro level certification is one of the top achievements for any cloud engineer. With that being said, it is also one of the most challenging exams offered by any cloud vendor today. You’ll need to dedicate a numerous amount of hours studying, taking practice exams, and getting hands-on experience within AWS.Luckily, we’re here to help you out! This course is designed to guide you through learning the knowledge and services that are required to pass the CSA Professional exam successfully.
  • Who should take this course: You should have one or more AWS associate certifications, and a few years of experience working with AWS, as this is a difficult professional level exam.

Hear more about this course from the Training Architect, Adrian Cantrill, in the video below.

 

 

AWS Advanced Networking Specialty

  • Course link: AWS Advanced Networking Specialty
  • Difficulty Level: Advanced
  • Course Description: Get the concepts, hands-on practice, practice exams, and study tools needed to be prepared for the AWS Advanced Networking Specialty exam. You’ll get a foundational understanding of networking concepts and then build on those by focusing on the design and implementation of highly-available and fault-tolerant network infrastructures. You’ll learn about hybrid infrastructure, VPN, and Direct Connect as required to support specific user and application requirements.
  • Who should take this course: Although AWS has removed the prerequisites for the exam, we recommend that you take the Associate level exams prior to pursuing the Advanced Networking Specialty Certification. You should have a fundamental knowledge of many AWS services including Route 53, EC2, ELB, CloudFront, VPC, S3, and others. Having fundamental networking knowledge and skills with configuring routers, switches, firewalls, and other networking equipment will be very beneficial to your success and understanding of this course.

Hear more about this course from the Training Architect, Tia Williams, in the video below.

 

 

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional Level (2018)

  • Course link: AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional Level (2018)
  • Difficulty Level: Advanced
  • Course Description: The AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional exam tests your technical expertise in provisioning, operating, and managing distributed application systems on the AWS platform.In this course, you’ll learn how to:
    • Implement and manage continuous delivery systems and methodologies on AWS
    • Understand, implement, and automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation
    • Define and deploy monitoring, metrics, and logging systems on AWS
    • Implement systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-healing on the AWS platform
    • Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate operational processes
  • Who should take this course: You should have one or more AWS associate certifications, and a few years of experience working with AWS, as this is a difficult professional level exam.

 

Automating AWS with Lambda, Python, and Boto3

  • Course link: Automating AWS with Lambda, Python, and Boto3
  • Difficulty Level: Advanced
  • Course Description: Explore AWS automation using Lambda and Python. You’ll be using the AWS SDK for Python, better known as Boto3. You will learn how to integrate Lambda with many popular AWS services, such as EC2, S3, SQS, DynamoDB, and more. By learning the basics and diving into some more advanced use cases, you’ll really uncover the power of Lambda.
  • Who should take this course: You should have beginner-level experience with Python, general knowledge of AWS services, and an AWS account – Free Tier available!

 

Hear more about this course from the Training Architect, Mark Richman, in the video below.

 


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