Explores the Amazon AWS Cloud environment in-depth through hands-on labs and class discussion. Students will learn how to architect, deploy and administer common AWS solutions. In depth coverage of Amazon EC2 servers, S3 and EBS storage, VPC networking, IAM identity management and other offerings as they become available in AWS. In addition students will learn the fundamentals of automation through tools like Cloud Formation and monitoring via Cloud Watch. This course provides a preparatory foundation for the Amazon AWS Architecture certification.