Amazon Web Services (AWS) Essentials

AWS course Singapore

SkillsFuture Credit Approved Course


Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a leading cloud-based services platform, and developers who want to keep current need to know what benefits AWS has to offer. This course will guide you how to architect your cloud-based application in AWS. Through this AWS course in Singapore, the trainer will show you how to implement elasticity through Auto Scaling, decouple your application components by using message queues, and keep your system secure in the cloud. Plus, you will learn how to set up Amazon Web Services for a web applications from start-to-finish from signing up for an AWS account to autoscaling your final application architecture using load balancing, server images, and the Relational Database Service.


8 hours, 1 Day Course

Mode of Delivery

Classroom-based, Instructor-led Training

Course Outline:

  1. Cloud Concepts
  • Business Benefits
  • Technical Benefits
  • Scalable Architecture
  • Understanding Elasticity
  • Constraints
  • Administrator Role
  1. Cloud Best Practices
  • Design for Failures
  • Implement Elasticity
  • Decouple Your Components
  • Security Protection
  1. Designing for Failures
  • Virtual Servers (EC2) and Elastic IP
  • Regions and Available Zones
  • Amazon Machine Image (AMI)
  • Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)
  • Resource and Applications Monitoring (CloudWatch)
  • Elastic Block Storage (EBS)
  • Managing Relational Database Service (RDS)
  1. Implementing Elasticity 
  • Understanding Bootstrapping
  • Autoscaling Groups
  • Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • Elastic Beamstalk
  • Cloud Formation and CloudFormer
  1. Decoupling Your Components
  • Simple Queue Service (SQS)
  • Simple Workflow Service (SWF)
  • Simple Notification Service (SNS)
  • Scalable NoSQL Data Store (DynamoDB)
  1. Cloud Security 
  • Shared Security Model
  • Secure AWS Access Control with Identity and Access Management( IAM)
  • Security Groups
  • Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  1. Setting Up a Web Application Architecture
  • Overview of Web Application Architecture
  • Signing up AWS
  • Creating a new IAM user
  • Creating a key pair
  • Configuring a security group
  • Creating an ELB
  • Launching an EC2 instance
  • Installing Apache, PHP
  • Connecting EC2 instance via HTTP
  • Connecting to EC2 instance via SSH
  • Creating a RDS database
  • Creating a custom server image
  • Auto Scaling
  1. Integrating with Other AWS Services 
  • Installing SDK
  • Using SDK