Successful AWS Sysops start this course with experience in operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, identity solutions, and networking. Specifically, students should have:
A working knowledge of how to construct CLI commands, including using the help pages to determine appropriate parameters and command structure.
Understanding of virtual network concepts, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, gateways, and encryption technologies.
Understanding of virtual machines, how they are used, and configuration options like CPU performance and disks.
Understanding virtual storage concepts such as storage accounts, blobs, file shares, and disk types.
Understanding of governance concepts, including role-based access control, identity management, and identity protection.