AWS Cloud – Associate Training Batch Starts On 24th Feb 2018

AWS Cloud – Associate Training on Weekends

AWS Cloud Training in Pune organized by SmashGaps as a weekend batch from Saturday, 24-Feb-18 in Wakad. We are one of the Best AWS Training Institutes in Pune having locations in Wakad and Warje.

Why to learn Cloud?
Be it a Development, QA, System operator, Environment, Infrastructure admin or Support role, working on Cloud platform is going to be inevitable in near future and its perfect time to get started with

Cloud enables Agility, Elasticity and Self-service. The infra provisioning time has reduced from days to few hours to minutes. While every organization’s path will be unique, there are common patterns, approaches, and best practices when it comes to migrating to cloud and using cloud services. Leveraging these learnings and our in-depth understanding of the cloud, we have designed this course for you to make you cloud ready!


Why AWS Cloud?
There are many public cloud providers in the market however AWS leads clearly. Despite Google Cloud (GCP) and Microsoft cloud (Azure) having good market, we still believe that AWS has clear edge when it comes to services portfolio, speed of releasing new services, reliability, ease of use, documentation and learning curve.

We have designed our AWS course based on our on-job experience with hands on experience cum practice than theory.


Date & Time Saturday, 24th Feb 2018
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Venue Mankar Chowk, Wakad, Pune
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Duration 6 Weekends
Contact No 7391 042 953 / 951


Trainers Profile:

• 12+ Years of Industry experience with 5+ in AWS and DevOps
• Has worked on various real-time Amazon Web Services projects
• Working in a MNC company in Pune
• Trained 50+ Students so far
• Strong Theoretical & Practical Knowledge
• Amazon Web Services Certified Professionals

Why to learn AWS Cloud Training at SmashGaps?

• COMPLETE TRAINING ON LIVE Environment with built-in Industrial Project Scenarios
• We provide complete coverage of syllabus and have faculty with Live Industry Knowledge
• Deals in Individual/Corporate Training
• Personal attention and assessment done for everyone
• Global Certification Assistance with Mock Tests
• Be the first one to grab this opportunity and grab the best job available in the market
• Discounts to group students/group professionals

Course pre-requisites

  • Laptop – Preferably Linux/Mac OS (or Windows OS with atleast 4 GB RAM) with Wifi interface
  • A Debit or Credit card for creating AWS Free tier account. (You won’t be charged until you consume first year of free tier quota)
  • Note – Internet connection will be provided in the classroom


Course Contents:

Detailed Course Contents:

Understanding Cloud

  • Cloud Computing concept
  • Cloud Technology (Virtualization and Containers)
  • Cloud deployment types
  • Cloud Service models
  • Advantages and disadvantages of using Cloud
  • About leading public cloud providers – AWS, GCP, Azure

Getting started with AWS Cloud

  • First step – Creating your own AWS Account
  • Understanding pricing and Free tier
  • Logging into the AWS Console
  • Creating user for yourself
  • Get familiar with AWS console
  • Setting up your Linux/Windows workstation to use AWS (AWSCLI)
  • Exercise 1: Using AWS CLI list users you just created.

AWS Global datacenter

  • AWS Regions
  • Availability Zones
  • Global and Regional services
  • AWS datacenter, plaform security and compliance

Networking in AWS

  • Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • VPC, Subnets and Routing tables
  • Public, Private and Elastic IPs
  • Understanding Classless Inter-domain routing (CIDR)
  • Security groups and Network ACLs
  • Network Address Translation – NAT gateway and NAT instance
  • Exercise 1: Create VPC with Internet Gateway
  • Exercise 2: Create public and Private subnets
  • Connecting 2 VPCs using VPC Peering
  • Connecting VPC to customer datacenter using IPSec VPN

AWS Compute Cloud (EC2)

  • Amazon EC2 Overview
  • EC2 essentials – Network, Storage, Compute
  • AMI, Security Group, Key-pair, EBS
  • Instance families and instance types
  • Ephemeral and Persistent disk storage (Instance store vs EBS)
  • Launching first EC2 virtual machine
  • Logging into the machine with SSH key-pair
  • Understanding Userdata and Metadata
  • Automating installation of HTTP server
  • Exercise 1: Launch EC2 instance with EIP in Public Subnet.
  • Exercise 2: Install web server, configure security group and access your simple web page over internet.

Identity and Access Management (IAM)

  • IAM Overview
  • AWS Resource permissions
  • Root user, IAM Users and Groups
  • IAM Roles and Policies
  • IAM Best practices
  • Exercise 1: Create a custom policy which grants s3 bucket write permissions and create role
  • Exercise 2: Launch EC2 instance with this role and see if you can write to bucket from EC2 instance without using ACCESS/SECRET keys

AWS Simple Storage Service (S3)

  • Object storage vs block storage vs file storage
  • Overview of S3
  • Buckets and Keys
  • S3 Bucket policies and Object ACLs
  • S3 public endpoint
  • Protecting data – Bucket policies, Object ACLs, Versioning, Encryption
  • S3 storage types and Lifecycle policies
  • Uploading and downloading contents to and from S3 (Console and CLI)
  • Exercise 1: Host your static website on S3

High Availability and Auto Scaling

  • Concept – Designing highly available and fault tolerant systems
  • Elastic Load Balancer (ELB)
  • Scaling concept – Vertical and Horizontal scaling
  • AWS Auto Scaling Group and integration with ELB
  • Deployment across Availability Zones
  • Scaling in/out on dynamic parameters
  • Exercise 1: Provision 2 EC2 instances in AutoScaling Group hosting your static web page. Configure them behind ELB
  • Exercise 2: Terminate 1 instance and see what happens. (Your website should be up)

Monitoring AWS Resources with CloudWatch

  • Overview of Cloudwatch
  • Namespaces, Metrics and dimensions
  • Setting up cloudwatch alarms
  • Integration with rest of AWS services
  • Custom cloudwatch metrics
  • Exercise 1: Create cloudwatch dashboard showing CPU Utilization of all your instances
  • Exercise 2: Create an AutoScaling policy based on cloudwatch metrics to scale out/in based on average CPU Utilization of all your instances

Other important AWS Services

  • Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • NoSQL database Service (DynamoDB)
  • Route53 DNS service
  • SNS and SQS – Notification and queuing service
  • Lambda Service
  • Exercise 1: Using IAM, Cloudwatch, Lambda and SNS service – Send daily emails which lists all your running instances

Security in AWS

  • Security shared responsibility model
  • Securing Network
  • Securing Data in rest (Encryption) and data in transit (SSL/TLS)
  • AWS Security best practices
  • Vulnerability scanning and Compliance assessment
  • Exercise 1: Create and deploy SSL certificate to ELB hosting your static website

Disaster Recovery

  • What is Disaster Recovery? Understanding RPO and RTO.
  • Handling disk, EC2 or Availability Zone level failures
  • Handling S3 unavailability
  • EBS, DB backup and restore strategy
  • Handling for AWS Region failure
  • Exercise 1: For EC2 instance hosting your static web page, take snapshot of EBS volume. Terminate instance (which also deletes volume). Recover instance with backed up volume using snapshot. You should be able to see your website back.

Closing notes

  • Quick recap of what we learnt
  • What next and How
  • Preparing for AWS Certification Exams
  • Exercise 🙂 Provide your valuable feedback about this course.