I recently completed my AWS Cloud Practitioner certification from KodeKloud, and I must say it was an incredible learning experience. 🎓 In this blog post, I want to take a moment to recap all the valuable knowledge I gained during the course. From cloud computing basics to AWS services and security, here's a breakdown of the topics covered:
🌐 Cloud Computing
Introduction to Cloud Computing: Understanding the fundamentals.
Benefits of Cloud Computing: Scalability, cost-efficiency, and more.
Cloud Service Models: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS.
Deployment Models: Public, private, hybrid, and multi-cloud.
💰 Cloud Economics
Cost Management in the Cloud: Optimizing cloud costs.
Pay-as-you-go Pricing Model: Flexibility in resource consumption.
TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) Analysis: Evaluating cloud vs. on-premises.
🔐 Shared Responsibility Models
AWS Shared Responsibility Model: Knowing who is responsible for what.
Security in the Cloud: Protecting data and resources.
Compliance and Governance: Meeting industry and regulatory standards.
🛡️ AWS IAM (Identity and Access Management)
User Management: Creating and managing user accounts.
IAM Policies: Defining permissions and access control.
Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA): Adding an extra layer of security.
🚀 AWS Security and Compliance
AWS Security Best Practices: Implementing security measures.
AWS Artifact: Accessing compliance reports.
AWS Inspector and GuardDuty: Threat detection and monitoring.
🌟 Core AWS Services
Amazon EC2: Virtual server instances in the cloud.
Amazon S3: Scalable object storage.
Amazon RDS: Managed relational databases.
Amazon Lambda: Serverless compute service.
📦 AWS Storage
Amazon EBS: Block storage for EC2 instances.
Amazon Glacier: Long-term data archival.
AWS Storage Gateway: Hybrid cloud storage.
💻 AWS Compute Services
Elastic Load Balancer (ELB): Distributing incoming traffic.
Auto Scaling: Automatically adjusting capacity.
AWS Elastic Beanstalk: Deploying web applications.
📊 AWS Database
Amazon DynamoDB: Managed NoSQL database.
Amazon Redshift: Data warehousing service.
Database Migration Service: Migrating on-premises databases.
🤝 App Integration
AWS Step Functions: Coordinating serverless workflows.
Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS): Managed message queues.
Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS): Pub/Sub messaging.
💳 Pricing and Billing
AWS Free Tier: Exploring AWS services at no cost.
AWS Pricing Calculator: Estimating monthly expenses.
AWS Billing and Cost Management: Tracking and managing bills.
Completing this certification has given me a strong foundation in cloud computing and AWS services. I'm excited to apply this knowledge to real-world projects and continue my journey in the cloud. 🚀💡
If you're considering AWS certification, I highly recommend the KodeKloud course for its comprehensive coverage and hands-on learning opportunities. Happy cloud computing! ☁️👩💻