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CloudFormation Essentials

The course CloudFormation Essentials explains the benefits of “Infrastructure as Code” (IaC) in the cloud computing / AWS environment and gives participants practical examples on this key topic area. In this course, we train the basic concepts and building blocks of CloudFormation and how they are used to create AWS resources through IaC. The participants will get practical experiences by working through several guided labs in a prepared sandbox environment. Demos teach concepts and good practice outside the box.

CloudFormation Essentials

current course dates can be found at the bottom of this page … company training available on request!

Course Objectives

In this course, you will learn:

  • Fundamentals of Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

  • Advantages of CloudFormation for creating cloud resources

  • CloudFormation basic commands and functionality

  • Hands-on experience working with CloudFormation

Course Duration / Price

  • 1 Day / € 750.00 (excl. tax) per person (DE)


We recommend that attendees of this course should have:

  • Basic understanding of general networking concepts and multi-layer architectures.

  • Understanding of cloud computing concepts

  • Basic knowledge of basic AWS services (VPC, EC2, S3)

  • Basic knowledge of software development and system administration (git, Bash, advanced editor)

Course Outline

  • Introduction

  • Automation – Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

  • AWS CloudFormation Basics

    • Template Structure

    • Elements of template anatomy

    • Hands-on Labs

  • AWS CloudFormation Advanced

    • Working with Templates

    • Overview on

      • SAM (Serverless Application Model)

      • CDK (Cloud Development Kit)

      • cfn-tools for testing


IMPORTANT: Please bring your notebook (Windows, Linux or Mac) to our training. If this is not possible, please contact us beforehand.

The course materials are in English, on request also in German (if available).
The course language is German, on request also in English.

Upcoming training dates for: CloudFormation Essentials

DatumKursPreis pro TN
30.07.2024 CloudFormation Workshop
Online in - Virtual Classroom
750,00 EUR zzgl. MwSt.Buchen
23.10.2024 CloudFormation Workshop
Online in - Virtual Classroom
750,00 EUR zzgl. MwSt.Buchen