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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"  *

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

Section - COM2163-006

Linux+ Training and Certification Prep

CompTIA says “CompTIA Linux+ validates the skills of IT professionals with hands-on experience configuring, monitoring, and supporting servers running the Linux operating system.” The Linux open source operating system is used across business functions because of its flexibility and potential to facilitate innovation. Linux skills are desired in job areas ranging from Web developers to network administrators to device field engineers. Today, Linux is also used in the management of cars and smartphones, cloud, cybersecurity, and mobile applications. Hiring managers indicate it is difficult to find Linux talent. 

Topics covered include:

  • Hardware and System Configuration - Configure kernel modules and storage, network parameters, storage and visualization, device management at an enterprise level, cloud, and virtualization

  • System Operation and Maintenance - Manage software and services, and explain server roles, job scheduling and the use and operation of Linux devices

  • Security - Understand best practices for permissions and authentication, firewalls, SELinux, and file management

  • Linux Troubleshooting and Diagnostics - Analyze system properties and processes and troubleshoot user, application and hardware issues, SELinux

  • Automation and Scripting - Execute BASH scripts, version control using Git, server side and command line, and orchestration processes

This course is distance-delivered, guided by an instructor. It is a very demanding, fast-paced course requiring independent study with many hours of readings and labs outside of class. Access to a windows computer with a camera and microphone, and strong, reliable Internet connection is required. The certification exam which is included in this training is to be taken by December 24, 2020. Participants must report their test dates and exam results to their instructor. 


Section - COM2080-014

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