Monday 10/4/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02, 90 minutes: ‘EC2’ Basics section: ‘Virtualization’ section through ‘[Demo] Snapshots and Instance Store’. In one shot, with the playback set at 2X speed, I went through 15 of 28 parts in this section. It will be interesting to see how this plays out, but my intuition tells me that this isContinue reading “Monday 10/4/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update”


VPC stands for Virtual Private Cloud The VPC can be considered as the starting point for all architecture in AWS Creating a VPC necessitates determining which ip ranges are currently in use by the organization being designed for To determine how many ranges a business will require, determine the number of regions the business willContinue reading “VPC BULLET POINTS”

Thursday 9/30/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 training course, 45 minutes: ‘Network Address Translation’ and ‘NAT Gateway 1 and 2’ plus the demos for ‘Implementing Private Internet Access using NAT gateways’ Tomorrow, Friday, 10/1/21, I will be finishing up with VPC. So far I have only covered IAM, S3, and VPC, and VPC has been my favorite topicContinue reading “Thursday 9/30/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update”

Wednesday 9/29/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 course, 60 minutes: Completed the demos for ‘Configuring A4L public subnets and Jumpbox’ parts 1 and 2. Also reviewed the three sections pertaining to VPC subnets. I really appreciate how the theoretical lessons are so well articulated that the implementation makes perfect sense, and the implementation helps to thoroughly solidify the theory.Continue reading “Wednesday 9/29/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update”

Monday 9/27/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, 75 minutes: ‘Network Address Translation and NAT Gateway’ parts 1 and 2; Review of section starting from beginning Learning about NAT Gateways in AWS was really interesting. This helps to reinforce the notion that VPC’s are Private by default; also that again we see a regular networking concept (NAT)Continue reading “Monday 9/27/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update”

Friday 9/24/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 training course, 75 minuyrd: ‘VPC routing, Internet Gateway, and Bastion Hosts’, ‘Network Access Control lists’, and ‘Security Groups’ section. I did not go through the demos this evening. So far this has been my favorite section and might possibly be something I want to focus on down the line. Learning aboutContinue reading “Friday 9/24/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update”

Thursday 9/23/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 course, 90 minutes: ‘Custom VPC’s’ through ‘Implement Multi-tier subnets’ demo Going through the process of creating a virtual private cloud (vpc) and then creating a group of subnets using CIDR block allocation was a great learning experience. My networking studies have been put on the back burner for now to focusContinue reading “Thursday 9/23/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update”

AWS/Cloud Study Update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 course, 75 minutes: ‘VPC Sizing and Structure – parts 1 and 2’, ‘Custom VPCs’, ‘VPC Subnets’ sections. I learned about the importance of the VPC in the overall architecture of a well-architected solution. I looked at CIDR blocks, VPC sizing, default VPC’s, Default and Dedicated Tenancy, and using DNS via RteContinue reading “AWS/Cloud Study Update”

Tuesday 9/21/21 AWS/Cloud update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 course, 60 minutes: VPC section, ‘Network Refresher’ parts 1 and 2. I made some changes to my study routine to help foster the production of more content, so hopefully there should be more of that coming down the pipeline starting this week. This is just to get me back in theContinue reading “Tuesday 9/21/21 AWS/Cloud update”

Monday 9/20/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update: S3 Notes

Summary of my notes on S3 S3 Security Controlled via a combination of identity policies, bucket policies (resource policies)and Legacy bucket and object ACLs (Access Control Lists) Avoid ACLs whenever possible: they are legacy and discouraged by AWS S3 is private by default The account roor user is the only identity that has access toContinue reading “Monday 9/20/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update: S3 Notes”