AWS for System Administrators

A DevOps Look at AWS

The AWS for System Administrators training course provides a hands-on examination of the key concepts, technologies, products and services used by in a typical AWS infrastructure.

The course begins with a simple setup of a “Hello World” application. And then walks the operations engineers through the complete operations lifecycle, including pushing a “production ready” app to AWS and configuring a simple H/A solution.

This course is focused on the system administration aspects of AWS instead of the development aspects.

Course Summary

Learn the key AWS product lines, system administration processes, dev ops processes, H/A strategies, best-practices, and costing models associated with running solutions on the AWS infrastructure.
System administrators / DevOps engineers needing to setup and support an AWS infrastructure.
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Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

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2 Days

What You'll Learn

In the AWS for System Administrators training course you’ll learn:

  • Overview / Review of AWS
  • Working with AWS
    • Meta-services v. DIY solutions
    • Key-meta services: Storage, compute, networking, database, deployment, management, etc.
    • Relating meta-services to your company’s infrastructure
    • Software development process and operations – managing the intersection of both
  • SDK Recipes for Meta-services (each meta-service will be covered)
    • Setup / Configuration / Administration
    • Monitoring / Notifications / Interactions
    • Security
    • Best practices
    • Gotchas
  • Tying it all together – Client Case Study

Meet Your Instructor

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Mark is an experienced/hands-on BigData architect. He has been developing software for over 20 years in a variety of technologies (enterprise, web, HPC) and for a variety of verticals (healthcare, O&G, legal, financial). He currently focuses on Hadoop, BigData, NOSQL and Amazon Cloud Services. Mark has been doing Hadoop training for individuals and corporations; his classes are hands-on and draw heavily on his industry experience.
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Azat is a Technology Fellow, Manager at Capital One, and a JavaScript/Node.js expert with several online courses on Udemy and Node University, and 12 books published on the topic, including top-sellers React Quickly (Manning, 2016), Full Stack JavaScript (Apress, 2015), Practical Node.js (Apress, 2014) and Pro Express.js (Apress, 2014).

In his spare time, Azat writes about tech on, speaks at conferences and contributes to open-source. Before becoming an expert in Node.js, Azat finished his...

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Jeff Newburn

Jeff is a software development veteran with over over 15 years of experience writing software in a variety of different languages.

After years of exploring various languages including PHP, Java, and Python, he created Zappos’ first Tech University charged with tech education of technical staff. During this time he also developed the main training program to bring the department into the Amazon fold as a full-fledged dev shop on their tools and systems.


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