Amazon Web Services (AWS) – Cloud Computing
Discover Cloud Computing through Amazon Web Services
Businesses of every size and industry rely on the cloud for data backup, email, virtual desktops, software development, disaster recovery, and more.
Cloud computing is a cost-saving solution that allows you to access technology services (e.g. computing power, storage, and databases) on an as-needed basis from a cloud provider such as Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Amazon Web Services is an industry leader in the modernization of applications—particularly those related to web and mobile backends, IoT (Internet of Things) applications, artificial intelligence / machine learning (AI/ML), shared services platforms (SSPs), and more. Modernization involves moving databases to the cloud, or rewriting applications to a cloud-native architecture.
Are You a Student?
Access no-cost, at-home learning opportunities through Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate Cloud Career Pathways and specialty badges. These free online workshops help you continue to build cloud skills. Workshops include, but are not limited to:
- Cloud 101: An Introduction to Cloud Computing
- Introduction to AWS Purpose-Built Databases
- Introduction to Serverless Computing on AWS
- Smart Devices and Internet of Things (IoT)
- Deep Dive into Machine Learning with AWS DeepRacer
Free Digital Training
AWS also offers digital training to everyone interested in cloud computing. You can access a variety of digital self-paced training courses through the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Learning Library. Digital training courses range from 10 minutes to several hours and include the following:
- Fundamentals of .NET applications
- Hands-on app building in Amazon Honeycode
- Game server hosting on AWS
- Disaster recovery technical training
- Configuring and deploying AWS Client VPN
- Securing your AWS Cloud
- Machine learning fundamentals
- Setting up a cloud-based contact centre
- SaaS business transformation
Self-paced digital training courses are offered at no cost to all interested learners.
Not Sure Where to Start?
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a selection of role-based learning paths based on your interests, current role, or solutions area (e.g., Advanced Networking, Data Analytics, Gaming, Machine Learning, Media Services, Security, or Storage). Learning paths are recommended progressions of courses and exams to help you advance your skills or prepare you to use the AWS Cloud.
Get Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certification
If you’re just getting started and want to learn foundational-level skills as a Cloud Practitioner, you can participate in a free digital course to help you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. What’s more, you can take the exam from the comfort of your home!
Additional certifications for associate-level and professional-level Cloud Practitioners are also available.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Ramp-Up Guides
Access these guides, digital training courses, videos, reports, and other resources to help ramp-up your skills and knowledge of Cloud Computing! Free resources are available to:
- AWS Cloud Architects
- AWS Cloud Security Professionals
- Business Professionals
- Data Scientists
- DevOps Engineers
- Finance Professionals
- Governance & Compliance Professionals
- Solutions Architects
- Systems Administrators
- Systems Operations Professionals