AWS for Non-Engineers (Paperback)
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This friendly, fast-paced guide is perfect for anyone puzzled by the cloud! Learn the fundamentals of Amazon Web Services, and be ready to ace your AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam.
In AWS for Non-engineers you will learn:
How cloud computing and AWS are different from “legacy” systems
Prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam
When cloud computing is the right option for your organization
Core AWS services including storage services, database services, and security services
How billing and pricing work on AWS, and how to pick for your budget
Security and compliance concepts for building in AWS
AWS for Non-engineers is for anyone just starting with Amazon Web Services or cloud computing in general—whether you’re in customer service, marketing, or management. It’s written by Hiroko Nishimura, and is based on her acclaimed video courses that have been taken by over 300,000 learners. In this reader-friendly book, you’ll learn how to talk about cloud concepts with engineers, what the cloud could do for your business, and how to start using AWS’s amazing services for your own IT tasks. When you’re finished, you’ll be comfortable with the basics of cloud computing on AWS and you’ll be prepared to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam!
Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.
About the technology
Millions of companies use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to share documents, run business applications, and store important data. Learning the basics of AWS is a required skill, and this book makes it easy! There’s no geeky jargon nor complex code—just crystal-clear explanations of the AWS features you’ll use every day. You’ll even get tips on how to pass the entry-level AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam!
About the book
AWS for Non-engineers is an absolute beginner’s guide to Amazon Web Services, the leading cloud computing platform. In this short, practical guide, you’ll find a beginner-friendly introduction to cloud computing concepts and how the cloud can be used. Learn how to log in to AWS, get to the apps and files you need, and safely share documents and data. You’ll even get the vocabulary you need to talk about AWS with developers and administrators.
Core AWS services for files, databases, and security
How billing and pricing work on AWS
Security and compliance concepts
Pass the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam
About the reader
For absolute beginners to the cloud! No IT experience required.
About the author
Hiroko Nishimura created the popular “Introduction to AWS for Non-Engineers” LinkedIn Learning video course. She is an AWS Community Hero for her work in making AWS more accessible to people from diverse backgrounds.
Table of Contents
1 Introduction to cloud computing and Amazon Web Services
2 Introduction to cloud concepts
3 Deploying and operating in AWS global infrastructure
4 Core AWS services
5 Security and compliance
6 Billing and pricing
7 AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam (CLF-C01)
About the Author
Hiroko Nishimura is a special education teacher, turned helpdesk engineer, turned systems administrator, turned technical instructor and writer. In 2020, Hiroko became an AWS Community Hero for her work in making AWS more accessible to people who come from diverse backgrounds. While studying for her AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam in 2018, Hiroko created awsnewbies.com with the goal of breaking down technical jargon and concepts for “lay people.” Hiroko published her ultra-popular “Introduction to AWS for Non-Engineers” courses with LinkedIn Learning to help people from non-traditional technical backgrounds learn about AWS and prepare to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam.