My AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification Journey ☁️

My AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification Journey ☁️

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I recently completed my AWS Cloud Practitioner certification from KodeKloud, and I must say it was an incredible learning experience. πŸŽ“ 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.

πŸ’° 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.

πŸ” 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.

πŸ›‘οΈ 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.

πŸš€ 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.

πŸ“¦ AWS Storage

  • Amazon EBS: Block storage for EC2 instances.

  • Amazon Glacier: Long-term data archival.

  • AWS Storage Gateway: Hybrid cloud storage.

πŸ’» AWS Compute Services

  • Elastic Load Balancer (ELB): Distributing incoming traffic.

  • Auto Scaling: Automatically adjusting capacity.

  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk: Deploying web applications.

πŸ“Š 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.

πŸ’³ 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. πŸš€πŸ’‘

If you're considering AWS certification, I highly recommend the KodeKloud course for its comprehensive coverage and hands-on learning opportunities. Happy cloud computing! β˜οΈπŸ‘©β€πŸ’»

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