Additional AWS Services

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


  • Media Content Delivery Video — 00:13:12
    • 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 & Appstreaming Video — 00:05:50
    • 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.

  • ElastiCache Video — 00:05:23
    • 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 Lab Video — 00:12:33
    • 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.vvv

  • Analytics Engines Video — 00:11:01
    • 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) Video — 00:12:21
    • 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 Solutions Video — 00:05:15
    • AWS Solutions offers professionally-architected solutions for your every AWS need.

  • AWS Transit Gateway Video — 00:03:08
    • 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 Backup Video — 00:03:58
    • 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 Explorer Video — 00:04:08
    • AWS Cost Explorer gives granular detail about your spending in AWS, so there’s no more surprises when your month-end bill comes in.


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.

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