Introduction to AWS

Looking to start your journey into Cloud Computing and Amazon Web Services but don't know where to begin? Don't worry! I've got your back with JARGON-FREE resources to get you started!

LinkedIn Learning recording

Hello! I'm Hiroko Nishimura, and I'm an AWS Community Hero!
I am the founder of AWS Newbies and teach Introduction to AWS for Non-Engineers at LinkedIn Learning!

Video Courses

Introduction to AWS for Non-Engineers is a 4 part video course created in partnership with LinkedIn Learning to help you begin learning about Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Cloud Computing from zero.

I begin from "What even is the Cloud?" And go through the four domains of the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam to help you begin learning about AWS.

Not sure where to begin? Looking to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam?
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Intro to AWS for Non-Engineers: Cloud Concepts

1: Cloud Concepts

"Amazon Web Services (AWS) - and Cloud Computing in general - can be difficult for people without technical backgrounds to decipher. This introductory course is a bridge between non-engineers and the cloud. It is the first in a four-part series designed to help professionals in non-technical roles, including finance teams, project managers, and marketers, make the best use of AWS."

Intro to AWS for Non-Engineers: Security Services

2: Security Services

"As part of any good IT infrastructure, security plays an important part in creating a stable technical environment. With cloud computing becoming more relevant to many professionals’ lives, it's a vital topic to explore. This course provides you with a high-level grasp of the major security services and concepts in AWS."

Intro to AWS For Non-Engineers: Core Services

3: Core Services

"Documentation and resources for using AWS are generally rife with technical jargons and concepts that non-engineers find tough to decipher. In this course, get a non-technical introduction to the core services that make up AWS."

Intro to AWS for Non-Engineers: Billing and Pricing

4: Billing and Pricing

"Curious about the price tag associated with moving your data center to the cloud? In this course, get a non-technical overview of billing, pricing, and support plans in AWS."

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AWS Newbies

AWSNewbies.com: the website that started it all! This website introduces you to everything from Cloud Concepts to Core AWS Services with emphasis on keeping it all newbie-friendly. You'll even find a few tutorials and fun projects to do along the way!

Since its inception in September, 2018, AWSNewbies.com has received almost 100,000 views from visitors all around the world, and has helped countless AWS Newbies figure out what the heck Amazon ElastiCache really is!

Intro to AWS for Newbies eBook

Are you curious about AWS, but haven’t found a place that explains from the most fundamental basics? Are the resources you find talking to you in some foreign language you don’t understand?

That’s exactly how I felt, trying to break in to the world of Cloud Computing. As a person without technical education, I found it very difficult to begin learning about the fundamentals of AWS.

So I created Intro to AWS for Newbies eBook to help everyone else feeling the same way! This ebook is perfect for getting started with studying for the AWS Cloud Practitioner Exam!

Intro to AWS For Newbies eBook

Since its release in fall 2018, Intro to AWS for Newbies eBook has been read by hundreds of AWS Newbies from all around the world.

Check out the information-packed 78-page to get a comprehensive introduction into Cloud Computing and Amazon Web Services!

Cloud Newbies Society

De-mystifying Cloud Computing with beginner-friendly resources and a friendly community of helpful peers and seasoned professionals to help you get started with your own Cloud Computing journey!

Start Your Free 7 Day Newsletter Course

Intro to AWS for Newbies Newsletter Course is the perfect crash-course for you to begin your journey into AWS!
It assumes you have absolutely 0 experience in AWS, and helps you go from "What's the Cloud?" to "Heck yes!"

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