AWS Developer: Optimizing on AWS

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AWS Developer: Optimizing on AWS

What is the course about?

AWS Developer: Optimizing on AWS
The course AWS Developer: Optimizing on AWS is an online class provided by Amazon Web Services through edX. The skill level of the course is Advanced. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

Learn from AWS experts how to leverage your developer skills to optimize applications in the AWS Cloud.

Course description

Get hands-on training from AWS staff to optimize applications on the AWS platform. This course, part of the AWS Developer Professional Series, will focus on what you need to know to help you optimize your applications and optimize how you work in AWS. We strongly recommend that you complete Course 1, “Building on AWS” before starting this class.You will look at ways to improve utilization by using containers with the Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), caching services such as Amazon CloudFront and Amazon ElastiCache, and monitoring tools such as Amazon CloudWatch. You will look at serverless architectures using Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon API Gateway and, AWS Lambda. You will explore the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI), AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) and learn how to use the AWS Key Management Service (KMS). You will finish off the class with a deep dive into AWS CloudFormation and a capstone exercise where you will debug a CloudFormation template.This course will have a significant hands-on component. Throughout the class, you will perform exercises using the AWS services covered. The exercises will utilize the AWS Free Tier to minimize any costs associated with running your application.Class discussions will provide an opportunity for you to interact with fellow students as well as AWS training staff.

Prerequisites & Facts

AWS Developer: Optimizing on AWS

Course Topic

Computer Science

University, College, Institution

Amazon Web Services

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Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

AWS Developer: Optimizing on AWS

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / Amazon Web Services you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (149.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: Amazon Web Services
Topic: Computer Science