AWS Academy Cloud Operations

Information Technology


4 Weeks


Prepare for AWS SysOps Administrator – Associate Exam with AWS Cloud Operations Course!


AWS Academy Cloud Operations is designed to prepare participants to pursue entry-level DevOps, support, and cloud operations roles. It will also help prepare them to take the AWS SysOps Administrator – Associate exam. Emphasizing best practices in the AWS Cloud and recommended design patterns, this course will teach students how to solve problems and troubleshoot various scenarios. The course will show students how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on AWS and covers specific AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment. With case studies and demonstrations, students will learn how some AWS customers design their infrastructures and implement various strategies and services. Students will also have the opportunity to build a variety of infrastructures via guided, hands-on activities.

Course and Technical Requirements

In order to get the full benefit from this course, you require the following:

  • Computer/Laptop/Tablet
  • Stable internet connection
  • Firefox/Microsoft Edge/Chrome web browser (latest version)
  • Email/Cell phone for notifications and communication

Learning Objectives

This course teaches students how to

  • Understand AWS infrastructure as it relates to system operations, such as global infrastructure, core services, and account security
  • Use the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI), and understand additional administration and development tools
  • Manage, secure, and scale compute instances on AWS
  • Manage, secure, and scale configurations
  • •Identify container services and AWS services that are available for serverless computing.
  • Manage, secure, and scale databases on AWS
  • Build virtual private networks with Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC
  • Configure and manage storage options using the storage services offered with AWS
  • Monitor the health of your infrastructure with services such as Amazon CloudWatch, AWS CloudTrail, and AWS Config
  • Manage resource consumption in an AWS account by using tags, Amazon CloudWatch, and AWS Trusted Advisor
  • Create and configure automated and repeatable deployments with tools such as Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) and AWS CloudFormation

Module Breakdown

  • MODULE 1
    Understanding Systems Operations on AWS
  • MODULE 2
    Tooling and Automation
  • MODULE 3
    Computing Servers
  • MODULE 4
    Computing (Scaling and Name Resolution)
  • MODULE 5
    Developing Flexible NoSQL Solutions
  • MODULE 6
    Developing REST APIs
  • MODULE 7
    Developing Event-Driven Serverless Solutions
  • MODULE 8
    Introducing Containers and Container Services
  • MODULE 9
    Caching Information for Scalability
  • MODULE 10
    Developing with Messaging Services
  • MODULE 11
    Defining Workflows to Orchestrate Functions
  • MODULE 12
    Developing Secure Applications on AWS
  • MODULE 13
    Automating Deployment Using CI/CD Pipelines
  • MODULE 14
    Bridging to Certification

Candidate Student

This intermediate (level 200) course is intended for students who seek operations/support/DevOps roles.


AWS Academy Cloud Operations requires a strong foundation in IT concepts and skills. To ensure success, students should have

  • Completed AWS Academy Cloud Foundations or have equivalent experience
  • A working knowledge of at least one scripting language
  • Familiarity with Linux, the command line and Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
  • Familiarity with virtualization and distributed computing
  • An understanding of version control (e.g., Git)
  • An understanding of data storage mechanisms such as SQL

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