Get an overview of the AWS global infrastructure. Learn the difference between regions, availability zones, and edge locations. Get an overview of the core network, compute, database, and storage services offered by AWS. Learn about the AWS shared responsibility model and about the division of responsibilities between you and AWS.
- [Instructor] You've decided to adopt AWS as your…enterprise Infrastructure as a Service cloud provider.…Before we dive into the AWS Console…and start configuring things,…it's important to understand…the AWS Shared Responsibility Model.…You want to be confident you understand…what AWS is responsible for…and where that responsibility ends.…AWS provides infrastructure services on a global scale.…AWS subdivides the world into Regions.…A Region is a completely independent physical location,…such as ap-northeast-1, located in Tokyo, Japan…and us-west-2, located in Oregon in the United States.…
Each Region contains…at least two Availability Zones, or AZs.…Each AZ is a completely independent data center,…connected through low-latency, high-speed network links.…Independent of Region or Availability Zone,…AWS also has edge locations throughout the world,…like places in Osaka, Japan,…Milan, Italy,…Sao Paulo, Brazil,…and South Bend, Indiana.…These edge locations power CloudFront,…the AWS content delivery network.…
The combination of Regions, Availability Zones,…
Sharif Nijim couples pragmatic advice with practical examples that educate IT pros on how to create a secure infrastructure within Amazon Web Services. Sharif explores the shared responsibility model of security, which splits duties between your company and AWS, and introduces key identity and access management concepts, including users, groups, roles, and policies. Learn how to configure Identity and Access Manager (IAM) and Simple Storage Service (S3) access management, including policies and access control lists. At the end of the course, Sharif helps you prepare for the inevitable audit of your AWS account(s).
This course is also part of a series designed to help you prepare for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate certification exam.
- Summarize the AWS Shared Responsibility Model.
- Recall how to implement separation of duties.
- Differentiate between assigning permissions to an individual versus a group.
- Summarize how to create IAM roles.
- Describe how to secure financial access.
- Recall the steps for managing access to S3 with IAM.
- Cite the advantages of a pre-signed URL.