Systems Operations on AWS v2.5

Course information
Price: Please Call
Day(s): 3
Course Code: GK4503
GTC: 24 Incl. VAT
Version: 2.5
Delivery Method: Company Event


System Operations on AWS is designed to teach those in a Systems Administrator or Developer Operations (DevOps) role how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the AWS platform. The course covers the specific AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment, as well as common techniques used throughout the industry for configuring and deploying systems.


  • Attended the AWS Essentials course
  • Background in either software development or systems administration
  • Some experience with maintaining operating systems at the command line (shell scripting in Linux environments, cmd or PowerShell in Windows)
  • Basic knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP)


  • Day 1
  • System Operations on AWS Overview
  • Networking in the Cloud
  • Computing in the Cloud
  • Day 2
  • Storage and Archiving in the Cloud
  • Monitoring in the Cloud
  • Managing Resource Consumption in the Cloud
  • Day 3
  • Configuration Management in the Cloud
  • Creating Scalable Deployments in the Cloud
  • Creating Automated and Repeatable Deployments


  • Use standard AWS infrastructure features such as Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2),
  • Elastic Load Balancing, and Auto Scaling from the command line
  • Use AWS CloudFormation and other automation technologies to produce stacks of AWS resources that can be deployed in an automated, repeatable fashion
  • Build functioning virtual private networks with Amazon VPC from the ground up using the AWS Management Console
  • Deploy Amazon EC2 instances using command line calls and troubleshoot the most common problems with instances
  • Monitor the health of Amazon EC2 instances and other AWS services
  • Manage user identity, AWS permissions, and security in the cloud
  • Manage resource consumption in an AWS account using tools such as Amazon CloudWatch, tagging, and Trusted Advisor
  • Select and implement the best strategy for creating reusable Amazon EC2 instances
  • Configure a set of Amazon EC2 instances that launch behind a load balancer, with the system scaling up and down in response to demand
  • Edit and troubleshoot a basic AWS CloudFormation stack definition

Target Audience

This course is intended for System Administrators and Software Developers, especially those in a Developer Operations (DevOps) role

Company Event Schedule

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We can deliver standard or tailored courses to your requirements to be delivered as closed company events at your location or ours, whichever suits you and your employees.

Dates for all Delivery Methods
Date & Location Language Ver Delivery Method
12 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual Learning
04 Sep - 06 Sep, 2017 London - Old Broad Street Public Classroom
04 Sep - 06 Sep, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual and Classroom
08 Nov - 10 Nov, 2017 London - Old Broad Street Public Classroom
08 Nov - 10 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual and Classroom
29 Jan - 31 Jan, 2018 London - Old Broad Street Public Classroom
29 Jan - 31 Jan, 2018
Virtual Training
Virtual and Classroom
04 Apr - 06 Apr, 2018 London - Old Broad Street Public Classroom
04 Apr - 06 Apr, 2018
Virtual Training
Virtual and Classroom

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