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Cloud Computing

AWS Cloud Foundations

This introductory course provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support. It contains 20 hours of course content and prepares participants to pursue an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification.

Why become an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner? There is an increasing demand for cloud professionals. Whether you’re starting a new career or developing your professional skills, learning cloud computing will prove valuable and keep you relevant. “Cloud jobs are predicted to be one of the strongest tech careers of 2020, keeping up with previous years. An estimated 83% of enterprises will be in the cloud this year. By 2022, Gartner predicts the worldwide public cloud services market will hit $331.2 billion, which would make the cloud services industry three times bigger than overall IT services, according to a new study from Indeed.com."  *https://www.techrepublic.com/article/top-cloud-computing-trends-impacting-it-job-market/

Honolulu Community College is an authorized AWS Academy. Curriculum is regularly updated and comes directly from AWS.

Please call Beryl Morimoto at 808-845-9464 or email pcatt@hawaii.edu for assistance.

AWS Solutions Architect - Associate

This intermediate-level course covers the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on AWS and helps participants gain the skills they need to pursue the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification. This course contains approximately 40 hours of content delivered through lectures, hands-on labs, and project work. 

The abilities validated by the AWS Solutions Architect - Associate certification are covered in this training: 

  • Effectively demonstrate knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies
  • Define a solution using architectural design principles based on customer requirements
  • Provide implementation guidance based on best practices to the organization throughout the life cycle of the project

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate examination is intended for individuals who perform a solutions architect role and have one or more years of hands-on experience designing available, cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, and scalable distributed systems on AWS.

Required preparation: Completion of AWS Cloud Foundations or equivalent knowledge and experience. It is highly recommended that you have one year of hands-on experience designing available, cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, and scalable distributed systems on AWS and hands-on experience with AWS deployment and management services and use of compute, networking, storage, and database AWS services. General IT knowledge requirements include excellent understanding of multi-tier architectures, RDBMS, strong networking experience, experience with CDN and performance concepts and knowledge of the software development life cycle. 

Recommended prep: One year of hands-on experience designing available, cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, and scalable distributed systems on AWS and hands-on experience with AWS deployment and management services and use of compute, networking, storage, and database AWS services.

Honolulu Community College is an AWS Academic Academy using curriculum and resources developed by AWS. Materials are continually updated by AWS for optimal  learning. 

Section - COM2162-002

CompTIA Server+

CompTIA Server+

Server+ training prepares you to work in data centers or cloud environments administering any type of network server because of its vendor-neutral approach. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to perform tasks in the server management domain. 

In this course, you will learn to: 

  • Install and maintain physical hardware and storage

  • Manage and maintain servers, including OS configuration, access control and virtualization

  • Apply physical and network data security techniques and understand disaster recovery and implement backup techniques

  • Diagnose and resolve system hardware, software, connectivity, storage and security issues

This training can benefit you when you are preparing to take the CompTIA Server+ exam (SK0-005). Jobs that Server+ could lead to include systems administrator, data center technician, server administrator, network administrator, and field service technician. 

Honolulu Community College is an authorized CompTIA Academic Partner. You will be learning with materials provided by CompTIA for your training. 

Recommended preparation: CompTIA Linux+ and Network+ certifications or equivalent knowledge. Two years of hands-on experience working in a server environment. 

Required equipment: This course is distance-delivered via Zoom. You must have access to a computer with Windows, a camera, and microphone and robust Internet connection. 

Section - COM2123-006

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