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AWS CloudFormation Training Course Outline

Module 1: Get Started with AWS CloudFormation

  • Introduction to AWS CloudFormation
  • AWS CloudFormation Features
  • Working of AWS CloudFormation

Module 2: Setting Up

  • Signing in for an AWS Account and Pricing
  • Controlling Access with IAM
  • Logging CloudFormation API Calls
  • AWS CloudFormation Limits
  • Setting Up VPC Endpoint for AWS CloudFormation

Module 3: Continuous Delivery with Code Pipeline

  • Overview of Building a Pipeline for Test and Production Stacks
  • Building a Pipeline for Test and Production Stacks
  • Configure Properties Reference
  • AWS CloudFormation Artifacts
  • Parameter Override Functions with Code Pipeline Pipelines

Module 4: Working with Stacks

  • Creating a Stack Using Console
  • Stack Updates
  • Detecting Unmanaged Configuration Changes to Stack and Resources
  • Exporting Stack Output Values
  • Working with Nested Stacks

Module 5: Working with Template

  • Template Format and Anatomy
  • Template Snippets
  • Custom Resources
  • Template Macros

Module 6: Working with AWS CloudFormation Stack Sets

  • Stack Set Concepts
  • Stack Set Operations
  • Create a New Stack Set
  • Update Stack Set
  • Add Stacks to Stack Set
  • Override Parameters on Stack Instance
  • Delete Stack Instances and Stack Sets

Module 7: Troubleshooting AWS CloudFormation

  • Troubleshooting Errors
    • Delete Stack Fails
    • Dependency Errors
    • Error Parsing Parameter When Passing a List
    • Insufficient IAM Permissions
    • Invalid Value or Unsupported Resource Property
    • Limit Exceeded
    • No Updates to Perform
    • Resource Failed to Stabilize During an Update, Delete Stack Operation or Create
    • Security Group does not Exist in VPC
    • Update Rollback Failed
    • Resource Removed from Stack but Not Deleted

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Who should attend this AWS CloudFormation Training Course?

The AWS CloudFormation Course is designed for professionals seeking to learn how to provision and manage infrastructure as code using Amazon Web Services (AWS) CloudFormation. This AWS Certification Course can be beneficial to various professionals, including:

  • AWS Cloud Engineers
  • Solutions Architects
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Infrastructure Automation Specialists
  • System Administrators
  • Cloud Operations Engineers
  • Application Deployment Engineers

Prerequisites of the AWS CloudFormation Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites to attend the AWS CloudFormation Course. However, a basic understanding of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and cloud computing would be beneficial to delegates.              

AWS CloudFormation Training Course Overview

The AWS CloudFormation Course introduces delegates to AWS CloudFormation, a service that enables automated provisioning and management of AWS resources. As cloud computing becomes ubiquitous, automating infrastructure deployment is crucial for scalability, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness in managing complex cloud environments.

Mastering AWS CloudFormation is essential for IT professionals, developers, and system architects responsible for deploying and managing AWS infrastructure. Understanding CloudFormation allows professionals to automate resource provisioning, maintain consistency, and easily replicate infrastructure across environments, enhancing agility and reducing manual configuration errors.

The Knowledge Academy's 1-day training equips delegates with practical skills in using AWS CloudFormation to automate infrastructure deployment. Delegates learn how to create and manage CloudFormation templates, leverage best practices for infrastructure as code (IaC), and automate resource provisioning efficiently.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the fundamentals of AWS CloudFormation and infrastructure as code (IaC)
  • To learn how to develop, manage, and deploy CloudFormation templates
  • To automate the provisioning and administration of AWS resources
  • To implement best practices for CloudFormation stack management and version control
  • To troubleshoot and debug CloudFormation templates effectively
  • To integrate CloudFormation into CI/CD pipelines for seamless application deployment

Upon course completion, delegates will possess the knowledge and skills to automate AWS infrastructure deployment using CloudFormation, streamlining operations, improving scalability, and reducing manual effort and errors in managing cloud environments.

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What’s included in this AWS CloudFormation Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • AWS CloudFormation Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's AWS CloudFormation Training in Montreal, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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AWS CloudFormation Training in Montreal FAQs

AWS CloudFormation is a service supplied by Amazon Web Services (AWS) that lets users define and provision their infrastructure resources declaratively using templates.
There are no formal prerequisites to attend the AWS CloudFormation Certification Course. However, a basic understanding of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and cloud computing would be beneficial to delegates.
This AWS CloudFormation Course caters to individuals involved in cloud infrastructure management, DevOps Engineers, System Administrators, and Developers who aim to automate the provisioning and management of AWS resources using CloudFormation templates.
Should you encounter any difficulties accessing the AWS CloudFormation Course materials, our customer support team is available to assist and promptly resolve any issues you may encounter.
This AWS CloudFormation Course comes with a 1-day training session from experienced trainers, a digital delegate pack, and a certificate upon completion of the course.
The duration of this AWS CloudFormation Course spans 1 day.
The Knowledge Academy provides flexible learning options including Online Instructor-led, Online Self-paced, Classroom, and Onsite training. These options allow you to take this AWS Course at your preferred pace, time, and location.
Delegates should monitor AWS announcements for updates on new resource types, improved IaC features, enhanced security, performance optimisations, integrations with other services, and tools for testing and validation in AWS CloudFormation.
AWS CloudFormation contributes to the scalability and elasticity of cloud-based applications by enabling the automated provisioning and managing resources based on demand. Templates can be easily modified to scale resources up or down, ensuring optimal performance and cost efficiency as workloads fluctuate.
Secure template storage, least privilege access, parameter encryption, stack policies, logging with CloudTrail, encrypted communication, secure resource configurations, and regular audits ensure the security of AWS CloudFormation for infrastructure provisioning.
Yes. The Knowledge Academy offers AWS CloudFormation Courses which enhance your skill set and equip you with a competitive edge in the job market.
Mastering AWS CloudFormation enables automated, consistent, and scalable infrastructure provisioning, fostering flexibility, cost optimisation, and security. It empowers users to manage resources efficiently, adapt to changing needs, and ensure best practices are followed.
The Knowledge Academy in Montreal is a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking these courses.
The training fees for AWS CloudFormation Training certification in Montreal starts from CAD3395
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for AWS CloudFormation Training.
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