3+ Hours of Video Instruction

Video instruction, demonstrations of Amazon Web Services and third-party cloud solutions provide a clear guide to understanding networking with Amazon Virtual Private Cloud.

Overview

Networking in Amazon Web Services (AWS) LiveLessons reviews key concepts related to networking, how those concepts apply to Amazon Virtual Private Cloud, and how networking enables high availability, fault tolerance, performance, and security. AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional and AWS Authorized Instructor Richard A. Jones covers concepts and methods necessary to design and build secure networks within Amazon Web Services (AWS).

For applications running on EC2, the architecture begins with the network; in AWS, that is the Virtual Private Cloud or VPC. In order to gain the highest degree of security, resiliency, and performance, you need to design the network accordingly. In this series of videos from Richard A. Jones, you learn how network design can help leverage multiple availability zones and how the application of routing, network access control lists, and security groups contribute to security. You also see how to extend on-premises networks into AWS with VPN and Direct Connect, review how to achieve the best performance, and much more.

Gaining an in-depth understanding of the concepts unique to cloud computing is essential for being a valuable asset to any business leveraging AWS for their computing and storage needs.

Topics include:

  • Networking Review
  • Amazon VPC Part 1: Basics
  • Amazon VPC Part 2: Advanced Concepts
  • Network Security
  • Connecting VPCs and On-Premises Networks
  • Performance and Other Notes

Skill Level

  • Intermediate

Learn How To

  • Leverage multiple availability zones via network design
  • Contribute to security via application of routing, network access control lists, and security groups
  • Extend on-premises networks into AWS with VPN and Direct Connect and achieve the best performance

Who Should Take This Course

  • Working solutions architects, network administrators, and system administrators looking to understand and implement Amazon Virtual Private Cloud within their AWS infrastructure

Course Requirements

  • Basic understanding of AWS, including definitions of regions and availability zones

Lesson Descriptions

Lesson 1, “Networking Review,” reviews fundamental knowledge needed throughout the use of AWS VPC, IPv4, and IPv6 addresses as well as classless-interdomain routing, and C.I.D.R notation as a way of specifying ranges of IP addresses.

Lesson 2, “Amazon VPC Part 1: Basics,” discusses Amazon Virtual Private Cloud and how subnets enable the use of multiple availability zones as well as routing, internet access, and how public IP addresses can be allocated and assigned to EC2 instances.

Lesson 3, “Amazon VPC Part 2: Advanced Concepts,” demonstrates how to keep EC2 instances private and protected from the internet while still allowing egress only, or one-way internet access. Review network address translation, third-party virtual network appliances, and VPC endpoints.

Lesson 4, “Network Security,” discusses network security and demonstrates the use of network access control lists and security groups. Amazon VPC provides all the tools needed to create a secure network, but responsibility is needed to use those tools appropriately.

Lesson 5, “Connecting VPCs and On-Premises Networks,” reviews VPC peering, various VPN solutions, and AWS Direct Connect. While isolated networks like Amazon VPC provide powerful means of controlling network traffic and protecting instances, there are plenty of use cases where resources in VPCs need access to resources in other VPCs or on-premises.

Lesson 6, “Performance and Other Notes,” reviews how to achieve the best network performance with Amazon VPC with the knowledge of other features and options. With a rich collection of enablement and security tools, it is capable of high performance.

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Meet your instructor

Richard A. Jones

Richard A. Jones is a certified AWS Solution Architect and an experienced instructor having taught the IT teams of numerous Fortune 500s and postgraduate students at the University of Colorado. Programming since age 10, Richard has spent more than 25 years furthering his knowledge and skills of information technologies. He studied network switching systems in the U.S. Army, attained a degree in Digital Media, and has a long history of web and mobile application development. Beginning with a funded startup in 2009, Richard has dedicated more than nine years to building reliable, secure, and cost-effective systems in Amazon Web Services, and has taught hundreds of IT professionals how to do the same. Richard holds seven AWS certifications including the AWS Solution Architect and DevOps Engineer Professional certifications, and the AWS Advanced Networking Specialty certification.

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3+ Hours of Video Instruction

Video instruction, demonstrations of Amazon Web Services and third-party cloud solutions provide a clear guide to understanding networking with Amazon Virtual Private Cloud.

Overview

Networking in Amazon Web Services (AWS) LiveLessons reviews key concepts related to networking, how those concepts apply to Amazon Virtual Private Cloud, and how networking enables high availability, fault tolerance, performance, and security. AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional and AWS Authorized Instructor Richard A. Jones covers concepts and methods necessary to design and build secure networks within Amazon Web Services (AWS).

For applications running on EC2, the architecture begins with the network; in AWS, that is the Virtual Private Cloud or VPC. In order to gain the highest degree of security, resiliency, and performance, you need to design the network accordingly. In this series of videos from Richard A. Jones, you learn how network design can help leverage multiple availability zones and how the application of routing, network access control lists, and security groups contribute to security. You also see how to extend on-premises networks into AWS with VPN and Direct Connect, review how to achieve the best performance, and much more.

Gaining an in-depth understanding of the concepts unique to cloud computing is essential for being a valuable asset to any business leveraging AWS for their computing and storage needs.

Topics include:

  • Networking Review
  • Amazon VPC Part 1: Basics
  • Amazon VPC Part 2: Advanced Concepts
  • Network Security
  • Connecting VPCs and On-Premises Networks
  • Performance and Other Notes

Skill Level

  • Intermediate

Learn How To

  • Leverage multiple availability zones via network design
  • Contribute to security via application of routing, network access control lists, and security groups
  • Extend on-premises networks into AWS with VPN and Direct Connect and achieve the best performance

Who Should Take This Course

  • Working solutions architects, network administrators, and system administrators looking to understand and implement Amazon Virtual Private Cloud within their AWS infrastructure

Course Requirements

  • Basic understanding of AWS, including definitions of regions and availability zones

Lesson Descriptions

Lesson 1, “Networking Review,” reviews fundamental knowledge needed throughout the use of AWS VPC, IPv4, and IPv6 addresses as well as classless-interdomain routing, and C.I.D.R notation as a way of specifying ranges of IP addresses.

Lesson 2, “Amazon VPC Part 1: Basics,” discusses Amazon Virtual Private Cloud and how subnets enable the use of multiple availability zones as well as routing, internet access, and how public IP addresses can be allocated and assigned to EC2 instances.

Lesson 3, “Amazon VPC Part 2: Advanced Concepts,” demonstrates how to keep EC2 instances private and protected from the internet while still allowing egress only, or one-way internet access. Review network address translation, third-party virtual network appliances, and VPC endpoints.

Lesson 4, “Network Security,” discusses network security and demonstrates the use of network access control lists and security groups. Amazon VPC provides all the tools needed to create a secure network, but responsibility is needed to use those tools appropriately.

Lesson 5, “Connecting VPCs and On-Premises Networks,” reviews VPC peering, various VPN solutions, and AWS Direct Connect. While isolated networks like Amazon VPC provide powerful means of controlling network traffic and protecting instances, there are plenty of use cases where resources in VPCs need access to resources in other VPCs or on-premises.

Lesson 6, “Performance and Other Notes,” reviews how to achieve the best network performance with Amazon VPC with the knowledge of other features and options. With a rich collection of enablement and security tools, it is capable of high performance.

About Pearson Video Training

Pearson publishes expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. These professional and personal technology videos feature world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que Topics include: IT Certification, Network Security, Cisco Technology, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, and more. Learn more about Pearson Video training at  http://www.informit.com/video.

Meet your instructor

Richard A. Jones

Richard A. Jones is a certified AWS Solution Architect and an experienced instructor having taught the IT teams of numerous Fortune 500s and postgraduate students at the University of Colorado. Programming since age 10, Richard has spent more than 25 years furthering his knowledge and skills of information technologies. He studied network switching systems in the U.S. Army, attained a degree in Digital Media, and has a long history of web and mobile application development. Beginning with a funded startup in 2009, Richard has dedicated more than nine years to building reliable, secure, and cost-effective systems in Amazon Web Services, and has taught hundreds of IT professionals how to do the same. Richard holds seven AWS certifications including the AWS Solution Architect and DevOps Engineer Professional certifications, and the AWS Advanced Networking Specialty certification.