Additional AWS Services

Get familiar with various AWS services developed to serve specific needs.

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Course description

From media content delivery to analytics, security and DevOps, AWS offers many additional services, some of which will be explored in this course. Learn about AWS services for media creation and distribution, desktop and appstreaming, security (including KMS and HSM) and analytics (including CloudSearch, QuickSight and Athena). The course also covers services designed to help manage your existing AWS services, such as AWS Backup and AWS Cost Explorer.

Course syllabus

Media Content DeliveryDuration: 13:11

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.

Desktop and AppstreamingDuration: 5:50

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.

ElastiCacheDuration: 5:22

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.

Security Services LabDuration: 12:33

We ave 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.

Analytics EnginesDuration: 11:02

AWS provides several services for analytics, including CloudSearch, AWS Glue, QuickSight, Athena and more. This episode provides a quick tour of these services for the solutions architect.

Development Operations (DevOps)Duration: 12:21

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.

AWS SolutionsDuration: 5:15

AWS Solutions offers professionally-architected solutions for your every AWS need.

AWS Transit GatewayDuration: 3:08

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 BackupDuration: 3:58

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 Cost ExplorerDuration: 4:08

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

Meet the author

Tom Carpenter


Tom Carpenter is a 25+ year veteran of the IT industry. He started in entry-level systems support and quickly moved into the role of a systems analyst and network engineer. He founded the technical content development and training company SysEdCo in 1997, which he continues to operate. Having written more than 20 books for the IT industry, he brings a wealth of experience to any topic and holds many certifications from both vendors and vendor-neutral certification organizations. He is also the head of certification development for the CWNP program and heavily involved in objectives development and exam creation within the certification industry. Tom uses AWS to run several business websites as well as test labs used for content creation and management. According to Tom, "AWS is everything I did in the 90s, and more, in the cloud!” Tom lives in Ohio with his lovely wife Julie and enjoys anything related to technology, learning and human potential.

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