Cloud Operations on AWS

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3 Days

18 CPD hours


Identify the AWS services that support the different phases of Operational Excellence, an AWS Well-Architected Framework pillar Manage access to AWS resources using AWS accounts and organizations and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Maintain an inventory of in-use AWS resources by using AWS services, such as AWS Systems Manager, AWS CloudTrail, and AWS Config Develop a resource deployment strategy using metadata tags, Amazon Machine Images (AMIs), and AWS Control Tower to deploy and maintain an AWS cloud environment Automate resource deployment by using AWS services, such as AWS CloudFormation and AWS Service Catalog Use AWS services to manage AWS resources through CloudOps lifecycle processes, such as deployments and patches Configure a highly available cloud environment that uses AWS services, such as Amazon Route 53 and Elastic Load Balancing, to route traffic for optimal latency and performance Configure AWS Auto Scaling and Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling to scale out your cloud environment based on demand Use Amazon CloudWatch and associated features, such as alarms, dashboards, and widgets, to monitor your cloud environment Manage permissions and track activity in your cloud environment by using AWS services, such as AWS CloudTrail and AWS Config Deploy your resources to an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), establish necessary connectivity to your Amazon VPC, and protect your resources from disruptions of service State the purpose, benefits, and appropriate use cases for mountable storage in your AWS Cloud environment Explain the operational characteristics of object storage in the AWS Cloud, including Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon S3 Glacier Build a comprehensive cost model to help gather, optimize, and predict your cloud costs by using services such as AWS Cost Explorer and the AWS Cost & Usage Report


This course teaches systems operators and anyone performing cloud operations functions how to manage and operate automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on AWS. You will learn about cloud operations functions, such as installing, configuring, automating, monitoring, securing, maintaining, and troubleshooting these services, networks, and systems. The course also covers specific AWS features, tools, and best practices related to these functions.


  • Successfully completed the AWS Technical Essentials course
  • Background in either software development or systems administration
  • Proficiency in maintaining operating systems at the command line, such as shell scripting in Linux environments or cmd/PowerShell in Windows
  • Basic knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP)
  • 1 - Introduction to Cloud Operations on AWS
    • What is Cloud Operations
    • AWS Well-Architected Framework
    • AWS Well-Architected Tool
    2 - Access Management
    • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
    • Resources, accounts, and AWS Organizations
    3 - System Discovery
    • Methods to interact with AWS services
    • Tools for automating resource discovery
    • Inventory with AWS Systems Manager and AWS Config
    • Hands-On Lab: Auditing AWS Resources with AWS Systems Manager and AWS Config
    4 - Deploy and Update Resources
    • Cloud Operations in deployments
    • Tagging strategies
    • Deployment using Amazon Machine Images (AMIs)
    • Deployment using AWS Control Tower
    5 - Automate Resource Deployment
    • Deployment using AWS CloudFormation
    • Deployment using AWS Service Catalog
    • Hands-On Lab: Infrastructure as Code
    6 - Manage Resources
    • AWS Systems Manager
    • Hands-On Lab: Operations as Code
    7 - Configure Highly Available Systems
    • Distributing traffic with Elastic Load Balancing
    • Amazon Route 53
    8 - Automate Scaling
    • Scaling with AWS Auto Scaling
    • Scaling with Spot Instances
    • Managing licenses with AWS License Manager
    9 - Monitor and Maintain System Health
    • Monitoring and maintaining healthy workloads
    • Monitoring AWS infrastructure
    • Monitoring applications
    • Hands-On Lab: Monitor Applications and Infrastructure
    10 - Data Security and System Auditing
    • Maintaining a strong identity and access foundation
    • Implementing detection mechanisms
    • Automating incident remediation
    11 - Operate Secure and Resilient Networks
    • Building a secure Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
    • Networking beyond the VPC
    12 - Mountable Storage
    • Configuring Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)
    • Sizing Amazon EBS volumes for performance
    • Using Amazon EBS snapshots
    • Using Amazon Data Lifecycle Manager to manage your AWS resources
    • Creating backup and data recovery plans
    • Configuring shared file system storage
    • Hands-On Lab: Automating with AWS Backup for Archiving and Recovery
    13 - Object Storage
    • Deploying Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
    • Managing storage lifecycles on Amazon S3
    14 - Cost Reporting, Alerts, and Optimization
    • Gaining AWS cost awareness
    • Using control mechanisms for cost management
    • Optimizing your AWS spend and usage
    • Hands-On Lab: Capstone lab for CloudOps
    Additional course details:

    Nexus Humans Cloud Operations on AWS training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

    This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

    Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

    While we feel this is the best course for the Cloud Operations on AWS course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

    Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

    FAQ for the Cloud Operations on AWS Course

    Available Delivery Options for the Cloud Operations on AWS training.
    • Live Instructor Led Classroom Online (Live Online)
    • Traditional Instructor Led Classroom (TILT/ILT)
    • Delivery at your offices in London or anywhere in the UK
    • Private dedicated course as works for your staff.
    How many CPD hours does the Cloud Operations on AWS training provide?

    The 3 day. Cloud Operations on AWS training course give you up to 18 CPD hours/structured learning hours. If you need a letter or certificate in a particular format for your association, organisation or professional body please just ask.

    Is the Cloud Operations on AWS training appropriate for someone learning to use AWS in a professional environment?

    Yes the Cloud Operations on AWS is appropriate for someone looking to use AWS in a professional workspace or environment. But do make sure to note any prerequisites, read the course outline to ensure it is the right fit for you or your teams requirements and preferences.

    What is the correct audience for the Cloud Operations on AWS training?

    System administrators and operators who are operating in the AWS Cloud Informational technology workers who want to increase the system operations knowledge.

    Do you provide training for the Cloud Operations on AWS.

    Yes we provide corporate training, dedicated training and closed classes for the Cloud Operations on AWS. This can take place anywhere in UK including, England, Scotland, Cymru (Wales) or Northern Ireland or live online allowing you to have your teams from across UK or further afield to attend a single training event saving travel and delivery expenses.

    What is the duration of the Cloud Operations on AWS program.

    The Cloud Operations on AWS training takes place over 3 day(s), with each day lasting approximately 8 hours including small and lunch breaks to ensure that the delegates get the most out of the day.

    Why are Nexus Human the best provider for the Cloud Operations on AWS?
    Nexus Human are recognised as one of the best training companies as they and their trainers have won and hold many awards and titles including having previously won the Small Firms Best Trainer award, national training partner of the year for UK on multiple occasions, having trainers in the global top 30 instructor awards in 2012, 2019 and 2021. Nexus Human has also been nominated for the Tech Excellence awards multiple times. Learning Performance institute (LPI) external training provider sponsor 2024.
    Is there a discount code for the Cloud Operations on AWS training.

    Yes, the discount code PENPAL5 is currently available for the Cloud Operations on AWS training. Other discount codes may also be available but only one discount code or special offer can be used for each booking. This discount code is available for companies and individuals.

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