Course description

  • What’s the focus of the course?

    This course will provide an overview of AWS Lambda, its components, the functions, roles, and policies you can create within Lambda. You will learn how to manage, monitor, and debug Lambda functions, review CloudTrail API calls and logs, and use aliases and versions.

    This course will also help you understand how to deploy Python, NodeJS, and Java codes to Lambda functions. You will find out how to integrate Lambda with other AWS services like S3 and API Gateway. You will also learn how to build a custom resource in CloudFormation, how to schedule your Lambda function, and how to use Lambda to process DynamoDB and Kinesis streams.

  • What are the course objectives?

    • Get an insight into the history of AWS Lambda
    • Understand the basic security configurations in Lambda
    • Learn how to integrate Lambda with other AWS Services like S3 and API Gateway
    • Learn how to monitor and log Lambda Functions
    • Understand the steps to review CloudWatch Logs and API Calls in CloudTrail for Lambda and other AWS Services
    • Learn how to create versions and aliases of Lambda functions
    • Learn the steps to create and deploy Python, Java, and NodeJS functions
    • Understand the process of integrating Lambda with other AWS Services such as S3 and API Gateway
    • Learn how to create Custom Resource for CloudFormation
    • Learn the steps to trigger Lambda from SNS and CloudWatch Events
    • Explain the steps to process Kinesis and DynamoDB streams
    • Get an introduction to VPC Endpoints and AWS Mobile SDK

  • Who should do this course?

    • AWS beginners
    • Developers
    • Solutions architects

  • What are the prerequisites for this course?

    The learner must have a basic knowledge of AWS Lambda and log into the Lambda Management Console.

  • What projects will you be working on?

    As part of the coursework, you will complete the following project based on the industry use case.

    Name of the Project: Build a Lambda function.

    In this project, you will deploy a Lambda function and build a static website in an S3 bucket. The bucket should contain a folder that integrates with a Lambda function that you write, and that can generate an HTML file with the name of the original image but with the ".html" extension.

Course preview

    • Lesson 00 - What is AWS Lambda 04:56
      • 0.1 Introduction 04:56
    • Lesson 01 - Overview and Getting Started 31:33
      • 1.1 Introduction 08:49
      • 1.2 Knowledge check
      • 1.3 How to use the AWS Console 19:39
      • 1.4 Knowledge check
      • 1.5 IAM Security: Roles and Policies 02:21
      • 1.6 Knowledge check
      • 1.7 Quiz
      • 1.8 Key Takeaways 00:44
    • Lesson 02 - Managing Lambda 33:33
      • 2.1 Introduction 00:48
      • 2.2 Monitoring and logging 15:04
      • 2.3 Knowledge check
      • 2.4 Using CloudTrail to review Lambda 05:23
      • 2.5 Knowledge check
      • 2.6 Using Versions and Aliases 11:39
      • 2.7 Knowledge check
      • 2.8 Quiz
      • 2.9 Key Takeaways 00:39
    • Lesson 03 - Deploying Lambda Functions 29:59
      • 3.1 Introduction 12:53
      • 3.2 Knowledge check
      • 3.3 NodeJS 07:58
      • 3.4 Knowledge check
      • 3.5 Java 08:00
      • 3.6 Knowledge check
      • 3.7 Quiz
      • 3.8 Key Takeaways 01:08
    • Lesson 04 - Integration with AWS Services 1:27:37
      • 4.1 Introduction 13:18
      • 4.2 Knowledge check
      • 4.3 Integration with API Gateway 10:56
      • 4.4 Knowledge check
      • 4.5 Custom Resource for CloudFormation 13:12
      • 4.6 Knowledge check
      • 4.7 Sending an alarm to Slack via SNS and Lambda 12:02
      • 4.8 Knowledge check
      • 4.9 Scheduling Lambda with CloudWatch Events 07:08
      • 4.10 Knowledge check
      • 4.11 Processing DynamoDB Streams 18:57
      • 4.12 Knowledge check
      • 4.13 Processing Kinesis Streams 10:50
      • 4.14 Knowledge check
      • 4.15 Quiz
      • 4.16 Key Takeaways 01:14
    • Lesson 05 - What's Next 11:27
      • 5.1 Introduction 00:50
      • 5.2 A Quick Introduction to VPC 02:47
      • 5.3 Now Where Can You Go 06:11
      • 5.4 Key Takeaways 01:39
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Exam & certification

  • What do I need to do to unlock my certificate?

    1. Complete 85% of the course.
    2. Complete 1 Project.


  • How do I enroll in this program?

    You enroll in the program on the Simplilearn website, and make an online payment using any of the following options. You will be emailed a receipt after the payment is made.
    • Visa Credit or Debit card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diner’s Club
    • PayPal

  • Will the access period be extended?

    Yes, you can extend the access period by paying an additional fee. Contact Customer Service through our Help and Support portal.

  • I have trouble accessing the online course whom should I contact?

    If you have trouble accessing the course at any time, use the Help & Support link to contact our Support team. You can also use the Live Chat link to chat in real-time with one of our Support team members.

  • I’d like to learn more about this training program. Who should I contact?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives will be able to give you more details.

  • What does it mean to be GSA approved course?

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  • How do i know if I am eligible to buy this course at GSA price?

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