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Hiroko Nishimura
  • MEAP began May 2022
  • Publication in November 2022 (estimated)
  • ISBN 9781633439948
  • 152 pages (estimated)
  • printed in black & white
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This friendly, fast-paced guide is perfect for anyone puzzled by the cloud! Learn the fundamentals of Amazon Web Services, and be ready to ace your AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam.

In AWS for Non-engineers you will learn:

  • How cloud computing and AWS are different from “legacy” systems
  • Prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam
  • When cloud computing is the right option for your organization
  • Core AWS services including storage services, database services, and security services
  • How billing and pricing work on AWS, and how to pick for your budget
  • Security and compliance concepts for building in AWS

AWS for Non-engineers is written for anyone just starting with Amazon Web Services or cloud computing in general. It’s written by Hiroko Nishimura, and is based on her acclaimed video course that has been taken by over 250,000 learners. In this reader-friendly book, you’ll learn how to talk about cloud concepts with engineers, what the cloud could do for your business, and how to start using AWS’s amazing services for your own IT tasks. When you’re finished, you’ll be comfortable with the basics of cloud computing on AWS and you’ll be prepared to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam!

about the technology

Modern IT systems run in the cloud. Whether you’re in customer service, marketing, or a technical role, cloud technologies like Amazon Web Services (AWS) have become as important to your job as spreadsheets, CRMs, and databases. Knowing AWS fundamentals will help you speak the language of developers and software engineers, and eventually create your own products, services, and projects.

about the book

AWS for Non-engineers is an absolute beginner’s guide to Amazon Web Services, the most popular cloud platform. It provides a comprehensive introduction to cloud computing concepts without any confusing technical jargon. You’ll learn how AWS and cloud computing can bring value to your business, how the cloud is different from “legacy” IT, and about the core AWS services you can use right out of the box. This book is also designed to help you ace the entry-level AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam and add a great cloud credential to your resume!

about the reader

For absolute beginners to the cloud! No IT experience required.

about the author

Hiroko Nishimura is a special education teacher, turned helpdesk engineer, turned systems administrator, turned technical instructor and writer. In 2020, Hiroko became an AWS Community Hero for her work in making AWS more accessible to people who come from diverse backgrounds. While studying for her AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam in 2018, Hiroko created awsnewbies.com with the goal of breaking down technical jargon and concepts for “lay people.” Hiroko published her ultra-popular “Introduction to AWS for Non-Engineers” courses with LinkedIn Learning to help people from non-traditional technical backgrounds learn about AWS and prepare to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam.

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