Want to explore the AWS platform, but don't have an account, and not sure how to get started? Follow along to set up your first AWS account.
- [Instructor] Let's dig right in…and create an AWS account.…You'll need to go to aws.amazon.com.…Just as a warning, creating an account…requires to have a valid phone number,…and a credit card.…To create the account,…click on the very aptly labeled button here,…that says Create an AWS Account.…Fill in your email address, and create a password.…An AWS account name is a unique username for AWS.…
You might have to try a few times…before you hit an account name no one has taken yet.…Once you're done filling out the form, click continue.…For the account type, choose personal,…as you are creating this account to learn and explore.…Enter your full name, phone number, as well as your address.…Make sure to read the agreement,…and check the box before proceeding.…Once you're done, click Create Account and Continue.…
We're almost done.…The next page asks for your payment information.…For the first 12 months after your account creation,…you are eligible for what is called the AWS Free Tier.…This means that up to a certain usage level,…
Note: This course also maps to the Cloud Concepts module of the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. Taking all four courses in the Introduction to AWS for Non-Engineers series will help you prepare for the exam.
- What is cloud computing?
- Cloud computing models
- Cloud computing deployments
- Amazon Web Services basics
- Creating an AWS account
- Using AWS Free Tier
- Becoming AWS certified