• Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
  • Classroom
Course Description

AWS Academy Cloud Foundations is intended for students who seek an overall understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles. It provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

• Define the AWS Cloud
• Explain the AWS pricing philosophy
• Identify the global infrastructure components of AWS
• Describe the security and compliance measures of the AWS Cloud, including AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
• Create a virtual private cloud (VPC) by using Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
• Demonstrate when to use Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), AWS Lambda, and AWS Elastic Beanstalk
• Differentiate between Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS), Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), and Amazon Simple Storage ServiceGlacier (Amazon S3 Glacier)
• Explain the architectural principles of the AWS Cloud
• Explore key concepts related to Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon CloudWatch, and Amazon EC2Auto Scaling

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.