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Deploy Infrastructure as Code (IAC)

Course

With the advent of cloud computing, along came several tools that enabled us to deploy the underlying infrastructure components that provide security and services to our servers by writing scripts. In this course, you’ll learn how to deploy this infrastructure using CloudFormation, AWS’ tool for Infrastructure as Code. You will use CloudFormation to deploy Infrastructure patterns that are used in the industry broadly and can be readily used to deploy any cloud application. Like in the real world, you will begin with initial business requirements that you will turn into Cloud Architecture Diagrams. Then you will deploy this architecture using CloudFormation.

With the advent of cloud computing, along came several tools that enabled us to deploy the underlying infrastructure components that provide security and services to our servers by writing scripts. In this course, you’ll learn how to deploy this infrastructure using CloudFormation, AWS’ tool for Infrastructure as Code. You will use CloudFormation to deploy Infrastructure patterns that are used in the industry broadly and can be readily used to deploy any cloud application. Like in the real world, you will begin with initial business requirements that you will turn into Cloud Architecture Diagrams. Then you will deploy this architecture using CloudFormation.

Intermediate

4 weeks

Real-world Projects

Completion Certificate

Last Updated February 13, 2024

Skills you'll learn:
Vpc • AWS networking services • AWS cloudformation • Cloud computing business context
Prerequisites:

No experience required

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Getting Started with CloudFormation

Set up the necessary tools to get started with AWS CloudFormation and deploy your first server.

Lesson 2

Infrastructure Diagrams

Convert business requirements into infrastructure diagrams and understand the principles behind design choices.

Lesson 3

Networking Infrastructure

Learn about various networking components that can be used in a VPC.

Lesson 4

Servers and Security Groups

Implement security groups and understand the concept of least-privilege as it applies to network traffic

Lesson 5

Storage and Databases

Deploy relational database and encryption service for your application.

Lesson 6 • Project

Deploy a high-availability web app using CloudFormation

In this project, you’ll deploy web servers for a highly available web app using CloudFormation.

Taught By The Best

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Carlos Rivas

Instructor

Carlos is a Senior Solutions Architect at Infiniti Consulting where he helps institutions move traditional data centers to the cloud. He has worked for several large telecommunication providers managing and configuring network infrastructure, using Java, Groovy, Python, Perl, and PHP.

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