AWS: The topics that you need to master as a beginner

Evaluating the topics that you need to master as a beginner to AWS.

Preface:

As a beginner to cloud computing, there are a vast amount of topics that you need to master first before further advancing in your cloud computing career.


Topics to master as a beginner to cloud computing:


- General IT concepts (basic networking)


- The AWS global infrastructure (Regions, Availability Zones, VPC's (subnets) and Edge Locations)


- How to create and setup an AWS account


- AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)


- Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) -> fundamental to understanding how the AWS cloud works


- The concept of scalability and high availability


- Cloud storage services (S3, EBS and EFS)


- Databases


- Basic deployment on AWS


- DNS services and content delivery


- The basic concept of containers and serverless computing


- The basic concept of cloud monitoring and integration


- The basic concept of security and encryption


A final note...

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