Additional AWS Services Course

In this course, you will learn about a variety of AWS services that can assist with designing effective scalable and secure architectures.

1 hour, 16 minutes

Course description

A variety of AWS services can assist with the design and implementation of scalable and secure architectures that accommodate common applications used in many organizations, including media content, desktop and app streaming, security services, analytics engines, DevOps and determining pricing for your AWS services.


AWS Cost Explorer

Video - 00:04:00

AWS Cost Explorer gives granular detail about your spending in AWS, so there’s no more surprises when your month-end bill comes in.
AWS Backup

Video - 00:04:00

Want a way to consolidate all your backup efforts in AWS? Now you can with AWS Backup, which offers backup solutions for both your cloud and on-premises data.
AWS Transit Gateway

Video - 00:03:00

AWS Transit Gateway now enables you to connect all your VPCs, remote networks, and on-premises devices through a single gateway. Find out more in this episode.
AWS Solutions

Video - 00:05:00

AWS Solutions offers professionally-architected solutions for your every AWS need.
Development operations (DevOps)

Video - 00:12:00

AWS DevOps services allow you to manage programming processes from start-to-finish. They include code creation, code management, code debugging, code packaging and deployment. This episode describes the available services.
Analytics engines

Video - 00:11:00

AWS provides several services for analytics, including CloudSearch, ElasticSearch Service, Data Pipeline, AWS Glue, QuickSight and Athena. This episode provides a quick tour of these services for the solutions architect.
Security Services lab

Video - 00:13:00

We have explored IAM in detail in this course. AWS offers additional security services such as KMS and HSM. This episode explores some of the additional security services available within AWS.

Video - 00:05:00

Databases can perform faster when portions of the data frequently accessed are stored in memory. The result is less disk access. ElastiCache is the AWS service that provides this capability and it is described in this episode.
Desktop & appstreaming

Video - 00:06:00

Do you need to run entire user desktops or applications in the cloud and have them streamed to the users internally? If you do, don't miss this episode, which explains the solutions for this provided within AWS.
Media content delivery

Video - 00:13:00

We live in an age of media. New media. Social media. Whatever the media platform, AWS provides a solution for it. This episode explores the various media creation, management and distribution services of AWS.

Meet the author

Mike Meyers

Mike Meyers, affectionately called the "Alpha Geek," is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA certifications. He is the president and co-founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations throughout the world. Mike has been involved in the computer and network repair industry since 1987 as a technician, instructor, author, consultant and speaker. He has sold over a million IT and certification books, including the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He has personally taught thousands of students, including U.S. senators, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, members of the United Nation, every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, many branches of the Department of Justice, hundreds of corporate clients and academic students at every level.

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