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Where to Start with AWS as a Developer

Where to Start with AWS as a Developer

Cloud infrastructure is a $100 billion industry and AWS is the market leader. Adding AWS skills to your repertoire and certifications to your resumé can make you more competitive and boost your earning power, but where do you start? There are over 200 AWS products and services! How do you start chipping away at this complex elephant, but do it in a way that's practical? In this talk, you'll learn the key concepts of cloud computing, the best services to start learning as a developer like EC2 and S3, what the certification path looks like, and where to go for help. We'll also cover tricky areas to watch out for like billing and Identity and Access Management (IAM). By the end, you'll have a clear path forward to leveling up your skills and career using AWS!

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Sam Julien

June 25, 2021
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  1. @samjulien Where to Start with AWS as a Developer Sam

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  7. Top Take-Aways 🥡 Key AWS services for developers Big AWS

    concepts for developers Pitfalls to Look Out for The Certification Path
  8. @samjulien Sam Julien samjulien.com Manager of Developer Relations at Auth0

    Getting Started in Developer Relations & Guide to Tiny Experiments Instructor at egghead @samjulien Developer Microskills Newsletter
  9. @samjulien

  10. @samjulien https://auth0.com/ambassador-program https://auth0.com/apollo-program

  11. Top Take-Aways 🥡 Key AWS services for developers Big AWS

    concepts for developers Pitfalls to Look Out for The Certification Path
  12. Concepts

  13. @samjulien What is the cloud anyway? ☁

  14. @samjulien Easily grow infrastructure 🪴

  15. @samjulien Capital vs. operating expenses 🤑

  16. @samjulien Scalability 📈

  17. @samjulien Vertical Scaling

  18. @samjulien Vertical Scaling

  19. @samjulien Horizontal Scaling

  20. @samjulien Horizontal Scaling

  21. @samjulien

  22. @samjulien Elasticity 🪗

  23. @samjulien Horizontal Scaling

  24. @samjulien

  25. @samjulien Horizontal Scaling

  26. @samjulien Horizontal Scaling

  27. @samjulien Elasticity 🪗

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  29. Key AWS Services

  30. @samjulien EC2

  31. @samjulien Elastic Compute Cloud

  32. @samjulien EC2 Instance

  33. @samjulien Traditional Servers

  34. @samjulien Lambda

  35. @samjulien S3

  36. @samjulien Simple Storage Service

  37. @samjulien S3 Bucket

  38. @samjulien Route 53

  39. @samjulien Route 53 = DNS

  40. @samjulien RDS

  41. @samjulien Relational Database Service

  42. @samjulien DynamoDB

  43. @samjulien Amplify

  44. Pitfalls

  45. @samjulien

  46. @samjulien Billing 💸

  47. @samjulien Clean up after yourself 🧹

  48. @samjulien Use labs 🔬

  49. @samjulien Use the free tier 🆓

  50. @samjulien

  51. @samjulien Set up billing alarms ⏰

  52. @samjulien

  53. @samjulien

  54. @samjulien Identity & Access Management (IAM) 🔐

  55. @samjulien Principle of Least Privilege 🤫

  56. @samjulien Set up MFA 🔏

  57. @samjulien

  58. @samjulien Use a sandbox account 🏖

  59. Certifications

  60. @samjulien Cloud Practitioner ☁

  61. @samjulien Associate Exams

  62. @samjulien Associate Exams Solutions Architect Associate SysOps Admin Associate Developer

    Associate
  63. @samjulien Professional Exams

  64. @samjulien Professional Exams Solutions Architect Professional DevOps Engineer Professional

  65. @samjulien Specialty Exams

  66. @samjulien Specialty Exams Advanced Networking Security Machine Learning Alex Skill

    Builder Data Analytics Database
  67. Recap

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  70. Top Take-Aways 🥡 Key AWS services for developers Big AWS

    concepts for developers Pitfalls to Look Out for The Certification Path
  71. Concepts

  72. @samjulien What is the cloud anyway? ☁

  73. @samjulien Easily grow infrastructure 🪴

  74. @samjulien Capital vs. operating expenses 🤑

  75. @samjulien Scalability 📈

  76. @samjulien Vertical Scaling

  77. @samjulien Vertical Scaling

  78. @samjulien Horizontal Scaling

  79. @samjulien Horizontal Scaling

  80. @samjulien Elasticity 🪗

  81. Key AWS Services

  82. @samjulien EC2

  83. @samjulien Traditional Servers

  84. @samjulien Lambda

  85. @samjulien S3

  86. Pitfalls

  87. @samjulien Billing 💸

  88. @samjulien Clean up after yourself 🧹

  89. @samjulien Use labs 🔬

  90. @samjulien Use the free tier 🆓

  91. @samjulien Set up billing alarms ⏰

  92. @samjulien Identity & Access Management (IAM) 🔐

  93. @samjulien Principle of Least Privilege 🤫

  94. @samjulien Set up MFA 🔏

  95. @samjulien Use a sandbox account 🏖

  96. Certifications

  97. @samjulien Cloud Practitioner ☁

  98. @samjulien Associate Exams Solutions Architect Associate SysOps Admin Associate Developer

    Associate
  99. @samjulien Professional Exams Solutions Architect Professional DevOps Engineer Professional

  100. @samjulien Specialty Exams Advanced Networking Security Machine Learning Alex Skill

    Builder Data Analytics Database
  101. samj.im/start-aws-talk @samjulien

  102. samj.im/start-aws-talk Thank you! @samjulien