AWS Essentials

AWS Technical Essentials introduces you to essential AWS services and common solutions. The course covers the fundamental AWS concepts related to compute, database, storage, networking, monitoring, and security. You will start working in AWS through hands-on course experiences. The course covers the concepts necessary to increase your understanding of AWS services, so that you can make informed decisions about solutions that meet business requirements. Throughout the course, you will gain information on how to build, compare, and apply highly available, fault tolerant, scalable, and cost-effective cloud solutions.
• Course level: Fundamental
• Duration: 16 hours


This course includes presentations, Demonstrations, videos, knowledge checks, and assessment.

Course Objectives

In this course, you will learn to:
• Introduction to cloud computing
• Why Amazon AWS Cloud
• Describe terminology and concepts related to AWS services
• Navigate the AWS Management Console
• Articulate key concepts of AWS security measures and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
• Distinguish among several AWS compute services, including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), AWS Lambda, AWS Autoscaling & Load balancing services, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), and Cloudfront Services.
• Understand AWS database and storage offerings, including Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
• Explore AWS networking services
• Access and configure Amazon CloudWatch monitoring features

Intended audience

This course is intended for:
• Individuals responsible for articulating the technical benefits of AWS services to customers
• Individuals interested in learning how to get started with AWS
• SysOps administrators
• Solutions architects
• Developers
• Server Administrator
• Cloud Engineer


We recommend that attendees of this course have:
• IT experiences
• Operating System Concepts
• Basic knowledge of common data center architectures and components (servers, networking, databases, applications, and so on)
• No prior cloud computing or AWS experience required

Course Duration ​

Duration16 Hours
Per Class3 Hours

Details Course Outlines


Introduction to Cloud Computing


Introduction to Amazon Web Services


AWS Compute Services


AWS Networking Services


AWS Storage Services


AWS Databases Services


Monitoring, Optimization, and Serverless


Other AWS Core Services