System Operations on AWS: Level 1 Course Outline
Learning AWS OpsWorks will get you involved in a DevOps role, where you will learn key concepts and information about building scalable infrastructures to support high traffic applications. You will also learn about other important facets such as security,
monitoring, and command-line reporting.
This course is a guide to Amazon’s DevOps cloud management service and will provide you with the foundation of knowledge and the skills required for building and scaling multistage environments and applications in the AWS cloud. You will become acquainted
with the DevOps role and how it relates to OpsWorks. Technologies such as EC2, ELB, EBS, CloudWatch, IAM, Route 53, Git, and GitHub will be discussed in relation to the core concepts of OpsWorks, which include stack and layer development, instances, apps,
monitoring, and access control.
This class is for individuals interested in Systems Operations in the AWS environment. Specifically this class is for individuals interested in tasks such as Master account creation for Amazon Web Services; load balancing for redundancy and layer
development to automate the configuration and deployment of instances; configuring and deploying stacks including layers and instances; and configuring OpsWorks to deploy the apps.
Learners should have taken the AWS Essentials class (or have had acquired similar knowledge) before attending this course. Students should also have an understanding of system administration concepts, enterprise servers, networking and general database
This class when combined with the AWS Essentials class, will provide a strong foundation in preparation for either the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator—Associate certification exam.
1: A NEW WAY TO SCALE
The origin of OpsWorks
The importance of OpsWorks
The role of DevOps
OpsWorks for the startup
2: WELCOME TO AWS OPSWORKS
Creating an AWS account
3: STACK IT UP!
Adding a stack
Inside the stack
4: LAYERS – THE BLUEPRINT FOR SUCCESS
Elastic Load Balancer
IAM instance profile
5: IN AN INSTANCE
Instance scaling types
6: BRING THE APPS!
Adding an app
Deploy, edit, and delete
7: BIG BROTHER
8: ACCESS CONTROL
Identity and Access Management
OpsWorks and IAM
9: INSTANCE AGENT COMMAND LINE INTERFACE
Connecting via SSH
Instance Agent CLI
10: MULTI-REGION ARCHITECTURE
Amazon Route 53
OpsWorks and Route 53
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