Certification Prep

Skill Me Up expert on-demand Certification training for Microsoft Azure, AWS, Linux and Much More! AZ-103, AZ-203, AZ-300, AZ-301 all on-demand with live lab environments.

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4 (4)
1 Lectures | 0 Labs | 3h 45m | Beginner

In this learning path you will find courses (and coming soon) hands-on labs to help you understand more about Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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0 (0)
1 Lectures | 0 Labs | Beginner

This course prepares you to pass the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate Exam. The course covers the knowledge requirements for the exam as defined by the exam blueprint. It also has hands on lab and real-life examples to help you understand the features and how to put them to use.

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4 (24)
14 Lectures | 0 Labs | 8h 59m | Intermediate

This learning path contains on-demand courses designed to help you prepare for an pass the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architect Solution exam.

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4 (2)
20m | Intermediate | Jan 4 2019 |

This course introduces a couple of application integration services offered by AWS. Simple Queue Service (SQS) is a message queuing service whereas Simple Notification Service (SNS) is the messaging service. Both services offer decoupling of distributed systems and microservices.

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5 (1)
20m | Intermediate | Jan 4 2019 |

This course introduces a couple of other compute services offered by AWS. Elastic Beanstalk service enables you to upload your web application code, and it automatically takes care of deployment and management. Lambda service enables you to run your code without provisioning and managing any servers which means zero administration.

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5 (1)
33m | Intermediate | Jan 4 2019 |

This course covers RDS and relational databases available on AWS as well as DynamoDB and AWS’s flagship NoSQL database. Redshift and ElastiCache services are also discussed in this course.

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5 (2)
1h 41m | Intermediate | Jan 4 2019 |

This is a comprehensive coverage of EC2, as it is a major topic across the exam. This course starts with the launching of EC2 instances, configuring access to them, setting security followed by EBS volumes and their encryption. This course then discusses load balancers, the auto scaling feature and command line interface.

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4 (1)
44m | Intermediate | Jan 4 2019 |

This course instructs you on Route 53, the DNS service from AWS (as it shows the different policies available), how to register a domain name as well as routing setup to your EC2 instances. This course introduces CloudFront, AWS’ Content Delivery Network (CDN) service and demonstrates how to create a CDN and use it with S3 to serve a static website. API Gateway service enables you in creating and managing an API for applications running in AWS resources. Direct Connect service enables you in establishing a dedicated private network connection between AWS and your on-premises datacenter.

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5 (2)
1h 6m | Intermediate | Jan 4 2019 |

This course discusses storage on AWS on different levels and usages. This course guides through S3 and Glacier to include identifying the use case for each, using version control and region replication, and the lifecycle on S3. Storage Gateway, Snowball and their usages are also covered in this course.

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5 (1)
52m | Intermediate | Jan 4 2019 |

This course introduces the architecture of default VPC and the creation of VPC with CIDR notation. This course covers the routing and security features such as Route Table, Network Access Controls Lists and Security Groups. It also introduces you to NAT gateways and NAT instances as well as features such as VPC Peering and VPC Flow Logs.

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0 (0)
5m | Intermediate | Jan 4 2019 |

This course covers the importance of AWS certification, the process of scheduling the exam, its structure and question types, and it provides references to the practice tests.

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AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
Beginner | Coming Soon!

This course prepares you to pass the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate Exam. The course covers the knowledge requirements for the exam as defined by the exam blueprint. It also has hands on lab and real-life examples to help you understand the features and how to put them to use.The course starts with an introduction to the AWS Certified SysOps administrator certification, it will then delve into the details of Monitoring and Reporting, Deployment and Provisioning, High Availability, Storage and Data management. Then it will cover Security, Networking and Route53, VPCs and Automation. Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course include in-depth VPC configuration, configuring Elastic Load Balancer, ELB, configuring Auto scaling, configuring Route 53, working with Identity and Access Management. By end of this course you will be prepared to sit and pass the certification exam.

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4 (1)
42m | Intermediate | Jan 4 2019 |

This course dives into using various management tools offered by AWS. CloudWatch is the monitoring service which helps you in monitoring your AWS resources. CloudTrail service enables you in logging and monitoring the event history of your AWS account. CloudFormation service enables you in describing your infrastructure and provisioning the resources. Trusted Advisor helps in optimizing your environment, reducing cost, increasing performance and improving the security of your AWS resources.

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5 (3)
30m | Intermediate | Jan 4 2019 |

This course is centralized on IAM’s role across AWS services and how it is used to provide authentication, authorization and access control to all other components. It also covers features such as Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and Secure Token Service (STS).

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4 (4)
3h 45m | Beginner | Oct 22 2018 |

AWS Technical Essentials introduces you to AWS products, services, and common solutions. It provides you with fundamentals to become more proficient in identifying AWS services so that you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements and get started working on AWS. This course starts with an introduction to the course and Cloud Computing, and it will then delve into the details of AWS Services, Identity and Access Management, S3, EC2, VPC and Database.

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4 (1)
33m | Intermediate | Jan 4 2019 |

This course dives into the various categories of AWS Whitepapers. The most important category, the Well-Architected Framework, has been developed to help Cloud Architects build the most secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient infrastructure possible for their applications. This framework provides a consistent approach for customers and partners to evaluate architectures, and it provides guidance to help implement designs that will scale with your application needs over time.

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5 (7)
15m | Intermediate | Jan 4 2019 |

This course covers the contents to the learning plan as well as how it is organized. It also introduces you to the AWS Certification and its requirements.

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5 (1)
56m | Intermediate | Jan 4 2019 |

This course provides a high-level introduction to the AWS platform, available components and services. Included is a brief description for each service to get you acquainted to the offerings.

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4 (1)
16m | Intermediate | Jan 4 2019 |

This course dives into the benefits of hosting a web application in AWS cloud followed by the typical AWS web application hosting architecture and the key components of this architecture.

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