For those with a background in IT wishing to deepen their understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS), this learning path provides a strong foundation. Build an understanding of cloud computing concepts and then explore services specific to the AWS cloud.
Build an understanding of the services offered by AWS.
Learning Cloud Computing: Core Concepts (2016) with David Linthicum
Migrating to the cloud? Get a general overview of cloud computing, including cloud security, operations, and services such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Office 365.
1h 4m • COURSE
Learning Cloud Computing: Cloud Storage with David Linthicum
Learn the basics of cloud storage, including how to plan cloud storage, estimate costs, and secure storage instances.
1h 22m • COURSE
Amazon Web Services Essential Training with Jeff Winesett
Learn about using Amazon Web Services (AWS) as your cloud-based infrastructure solution. This course covers cloud concepts and best practices, implementation, automation, optimization, security, and server setup.
5h 2m • COURSE
Cloud Architecture: Core Concepts (2017) with David Linthicum
Get up to speed with the fundamentals of cloud architecture. Learn about the business and technical requirements of building a strong architecture, cloud parts, and more.
1h 1m • COURSE
Planning an AWS Solution with Ryan Spence
Get up to speed with one of the most popular and powerful cloud solutions on the market—Amazon Web Services (AWS). Learn about using AWS for big data work, bringing IoT solutions together with the AWS IoT platform, and more.
1h 13m • COURSE
Amazon Web Services: Enterprise Security with Sharif Nijim
Implement Amazon Web Services (AWS) securely. Learn how to configure AWS Identity and Access Management for users and groups and prepare for account audits.
2h 7m • COURSE
Amazon Web Services: High Availability with Sharif Nijim
Build out a highly available, resilient application using the tools in Amazon Web Services. This course shows how and explains high availability (HA) concepts.
2h 17m • COURSE
Amazon Web Services: Controlling Cost with Lynn Langit
Learn how to use AWS tools and best practices to understand, forecast, and control Amazon Web Services (AWS) service costs.
2h 31m • COURSE
You'll learn AWS cloud computing with these experts
David Linthicum is the chief cloud strategy officer at Deloitte Consulting.
David was just named the #1 cloud influencer via a recent major report by Apollo Research. David is a cloud computing thought leader, executive, consultant, author, and speaker. He has been a CTO five times for both public and private companies, and a CEO three times in the last 25 years. Few individuals are true giants of cloud computing, but David's achievements, reputation, and stellar leadership has earned him a lofty position within the industry. It's not just that he is a top thought leader in the cloud computing universe, but he is often the visionary that the wider media invites to offer its readers, listeners, and viewers a peek inside the technology that is reshaping businesses every day. With more than 13 books on computing, more than 5,000 published articles, more than 500 conference presentations, and numerous appearances on radio and TV programs, David has spent the last 20 years leading, showing, and teaching businesses how to use resources more productively and innovate constantly. He has expanded the vision of both startups and established corporations as to what is possible and achievable.
David is a Gigaom research analyst and writes prolifically for InfoWorld as a cloud computing blogger. David is also a contributor to IEEE Cloud Computing, as well as SearchCloudComputing and SearchAWS from Tech Target. He is quoted in major business publications, including Forbes, Business Week, the Wall Street Journal, and the LA Times. David has appeared on NPR several times as a computing industry commentator, and does a weekly podcast on cloud computing.
Jeff Winesett is CEO and partner at SeeSaw Labs, a creative technology and digital production company.
Jeff has spent many years building large-scale digital products and business applications on top of Amazon Web Services. He is a strong proponent of using cloud-based services to strengthen the offering of software applications, and is a Amazon Web Services Certified Solutions Architect. He is often presenting on, writing about, and building upon AWS cloud services.
Ryan Spence is the director of enterprise mobility management at MOBI, supporting global Fortune 100 clients.
He is critically engaged in the public and private dialogue on the changing state of IT, as the field of mobility continues to redefine the nature of work. Ryan is currently involved in several publications regarding his field and speaks regularly to groups wrestling with the past, present, and future of technology.
Sharif Nijim is a lead IT architect at the University of Notre Dame.
In this role, Sharif cochairs both the architecture and design review boards. His main areas of focus include IT strategy, cloud computing, enterprise architecture, DevOps, and application programming interfaces. Sharif also serves as a concurrent instructor in the Mendoza College of Business, where he teaches an undergraduate course on systems analysis and design.
Prior to his position at Notre Dame, Sharif was the director of quality assurance and special projects for TravelClick. He also cofounded and served on the board of a customer data integration company, serving the airline industry, and spent over a decade building enterprise-class transactional, decision support, and customer data integration (CDI) systems for international clients.
Sharif graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame.
Lynn Langit is a cloud architect who works with Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform.
Lynn specializes in big data projects. She has worked with AWS Athena, Aurora, Redshift, Kinesis, and the IoT. She has also done production work with Databricks for Apache Spark and Google Cloud Dataproc, Bigtable, BigQuery, and Cloud Spanner.
Lynn is also the cofounder of Teaching Kids Programming. She has spoken on data and cloud technologies in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia.