DevOps Engineering on AWS


DevOps Engineering on AWS

In this course, you will learn how to use the most common DevOps patterns to develop, deploy, and maintain applications on AWS. You will learn about the core principles of the DevOps methodology and examine a number of use cases applicable to startup, small-medium business, and enterprise development scenarios.

Related Certification:

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional

  • Use the principal concepts and practices behind the DevOps methodology
  • Design and implement an infrastructure on AWS that supports one or more DevOps development projects
  • Use AWS CloudFormation and AWS OpsWorks to deploy the infrastructure necessary to create development, test, and production environments for a software development project
  • Use AWS CodeCommit and understand the array of options for enabling a Continuous Integration environment on AWS
  • Use AWS CodePipeline to design and implement a Continuous Integration and Delivery pipeline on AWS
  • Implement several common Continuous Deployment use cases using AWS technologies, including blue/green deployment and A/B testing
  • Distinguish between the array of application deployment technologies available on AWS (including AWS CodeDeploy, AWS Opsworks, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Amazon EC2 Container Service, and Amazon EC2 Container Registry), and decide which technology best fits a given scenario
  • Fine-tune the applications you deliver on AWS for high performance and use AWS tools and technologies to monitor your application and environment for potential issues

Systems Administrators and Software Developers

  • Working knowledge of one or more high-level programming languages (C#, Java, PHP, Ruby, Python, etc.)
  • Intermediate knowledge of administering Linux or Windows systems at the command-line level
  • Working experience with AWS using both the AWS Management Console and the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI)
  • System Operations on AWS
  • Developing on AWS


  1. What is DevOps?
  2. Infrastructure as Code, Part 1: Design and Security
  3. Infrastructure as Code, Part 2: CloudFormation and Configuration Management
  4. Continuous Integration in the Cloud
  5. Continuous Delivery on AWS
  6. Deploying Applications on AWS, Part 1
  7. Deploying Applications on AWS, Part
  8. Putting It All Together
  9. Performance-Tuning Your Deployments
  10. Administering and Automating Your Infrastructure


This course allows you to test new skills and apply knowledge to your working environment through a variety of practical exercises.

This is an emerging technology course. The course outline is subject to change as needed.

Upcoming Classes

Dates Location GTR  
Nov 6-8 (8:30am-4:30pm) EST
Dec 4-6 (8:30am-4:30pm) EST


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