AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam Guide: Build your cloud computing knowledge and build your skills as an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C01)

Develop proficiency in AWS technologies and validate your skills by becoming an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

Key Features

  • Develop the skills to design highly available and fault-tolerant solutions in the cloud
  • Learn how to adopt best-practice security measures in your cloud applications
  • Achieve credibility through industry-recognized AWS Cloud Practitioner certification

Book Description
Amazon Web Services is the largest cloud computing service provider in the world. Its foundational certification, AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner     (CLF-C01), is the first step to fast-tracking your career in cloud computing.

This certification will add value even to those in non-IT roles, including professionals from sales, legal, and finance who may be working with cloud computing or AWS projects.

If you are a seasoned IT professional, this certification will make it easier for you to prepare for more technical certifications to progress up the AWS ladder and improve your career prospects. 

Publisher Packt Publishing Limited (13 January 2022)
Paperback 630 pages
Item Weight 1 kg 70 g
ISBN-10 180107593X
Dimensions 9.05 x 3.61 x 23.5 cm
Best Sellers Rank #268,001 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
#183 in API & Operating Environments
#183 in API & Operating Environments
#292 in Networking (Books)
#369 in IT Certification Exams

Who this book is for

If you’re looking to advance your career and gain expertise in cloud computing, with a particular focus on the AWS platform, this book is for you. This guide will help you ace the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certification exam, enabling you to embark on a rewarding career in cloud computing. No previous IT experience is essential to get started with this book, since it covers core IT fundamentals from the ground up.

What you will learn

  • Create an AWS account to access AWS cloud services in a secure and isolated environment
  • Understand identity and access management (IAM), encryption, and multifactor authentication (MFA) protection
  • Configure multifactor authentication for your IAM accounts
  • Configure AWS services such as EC2, ECS, Lambda, VPCs, and Route53
  • Explore various storage and database services such as S3, EBS, and Amazon RDS
  • Study the fundamentals of modern application design to shift from a monolithic to microservices architecture
  • Design highly available solutions with decoupling ingrained in your design architecture

The book is divided into four parts. The first part focuses on the fundamentals of cloud computing and the AWS global infrastructure. The second part examines key AWS technology services, including compute, network, storage, and database services. The third part covers AWS security, the shared responsibility model, and several security tools. In the final part, you’ll study the fundamentals of cloud economics and AWS pricing models and billing practices.

Complete with exercises that highlight best practices for designing solutions, detailed use cases for each of the AWS services, quizzes, and two complete practice tests, this CLF-C01 exam study guide will help you gain the knowledge and hands-on experience necessary to ace the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

About the Author.

Rajesh is a senior solutions architect and a consultant, with rich experience of over 20 years in core IT infrastructure services and cloud computing.

His work has been focused on both AWS and Microsoft 365 platforms. More recently, Rajesh has been delivering cloud computing training on AWS certification tracks as a corporate trainer for several clients across the UK, the USA, and India.

He has also shared his expertise through in-depth published AWS courses for Packt Publishing. In the years that he has worked as an AWS trainer, he has helped thousands of IT professionals appreciate real-world applications of cloud technologies and become better equipped to facilitate clients’ adoption of cloud technologies.

Rajesh now delivers bespoke training programs for the Revolent Group, comprising instructor-led training with extended real-world labs and case studies. When Rajesh is not immersed in the world of Cloud Computing, he can be caught watching re-runs of his favorite Star Trek shows (TNG).

He also likes to be known as a food connoisseur and enjoys conjuring up his own mix of fusion dishes for his family and friends.