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AWS Networking Masterclass – Amazon VPC and Hybrid Cloud


This AWS Networking Masterclass teaches you the fundamentals of AWS Networking and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) right through to advanced topics such as hybrid cloud deployments using AWS Direct Connect Gateway and AWS Transit Gateway. You’ll gain in-depth knowledge of Amazon VPCAmazon EC2 networkingAWS VPNAWS Direct ConnectAWS Transit GatewayElastic Load BalancingAWS Global Accelerator and much more.

We use a highly visual and effective method of teaching cloud computing and AWS concepts using diagrams and animations (no bullet-point slides). There are lots of hands-on exercises using multiple Amazon Web Services (AWS) free tier accounts to give you practical experience of complex scenarios.

If you find networking a challenging topic, you’re far from alone. This course will help you master these topics and by the end of the course, you’ll have developed a strong, practical understanding that you can use in your job.

This course is also extremely useful if you are studying for AWS certifications such as the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate and AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional or the AWS Certified Advanced Networking Specialty.

Here’s a snapshot of the skills you’ll learn using this course:

  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
  • Multi-Region and Multi-Account networking
  • Amazon EC2 Networking
  • VPC Peering
  • VPC Endpoints
  • AWS Client VPN and AWS Managed VPN
  • AWS Direct Connect and Direct Connect Gateway
  • AWS Transit Gateway
  • Elastic Load Balancing with Application Load Balancer (ALB) and Network Load Balancer (NLB)
  • AWS Global Accelerator
  • Amazon CloudWatch and AWS CloudTrail

In this course on AWS Networking and Amazon VPC – the topics you’ll learn include:

Getting Started – Setup AWS Account

Setup and AWS Free Tier account, configure the account, and install command line tools (AWS CLI).

Networking Fundamentals

Learn the fundamentals of networking in the cloud:

  • Networking in the Cloud
  • Bandwidth and Latency
  • IP Addressing Basics (IPv4)
  • The OSI Model
  • Routing and Switching
  • Network Address Translation
  • Firewalls

Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

Deep dive on Amazon VPC with hands-on labs for all of the following:

  • Amazon VPC creation
  • Public and Private Subnets
  • Defining VPC CIDR Blocks
  • Security Groups and Network ACLs
  • NAT Gateways and NAT Instances
  • Using IPv6 in a VPC

Amazon EC2 Networking

Learn about the various networking interface and IP addressing options available for EC2 instances:

  • Network Interfaces (ENI, ENA, EFA)
  • Public, Private and Elastic IP Addresses
  • NAT for Public Addresses

Amazon VPC Connectivity and DNS

Learn how to peer VPCs, connect to AWS public services with private addresses and use Route 53 for DNS:

  • VPC Peering
  • VPC Endpoints
  • Amazon Route 53
  • Amazon Route 53 Resolver

Hybrid Connectivity

Learn how to connect your Amazon VPC to your on-premises environment and build complex topologies:

  • AWS Client VPN
  • AWS Site-to-Site VPN
  • AWS VPN CloudHub
  • AWS Direct Connect (DX)
  • AWS Direct Connect Gateway
  • AWS Transit Gateway

Load Balancing and Acceleration

Learn how to use Amazon Elastic Load Balancing and AWS Global Accelerator:

  • Elastic Load Balancing
  • Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling Group
  • Amazon Application Load Balancer (ALB)
  • Amazon Network Load Balancer (NLB)
  • AWS Global Accelerator

Monitoring, Auditing and Logging

Learn how to monitor your application performance, collect application and system logs, and audit activity on AWS:

  • Monitoring with Amazon CloudWatch
  • Auditing with AWS CloudTrail
  • VPC Flow Logs
  • Traffic Mirroring
  • Reachability Analyzer

Command Line and Automation

Learn how to build AWS VPCs using the AWS CLI and how to automate VPC deployment with AWS CloudFormation:

  • Setting up the AWS CLI
  • Create a VPC and Subnets with AWS CLI
  • Launch EC2 instances into subnets with AWS CLI
  • Create Amazon VPC with CloudFormation


Check out the excellent course reviews from our many students who passed their AWS exam with an average passing score of over 850!


This course is absolutely on point. Very informative and presented in an amazingly clear and professional manner.


Wonderful course, from 0 to master with all the important details, it’s a necessity to everyone who wants to learn network on AWS.


The course content and the way Neal Davis teaches is absolutely brilliant, I’ve learnt some vital information on the services. Really appreciate the examples, and how certain services work together to achieve failover, latency plus much more. Thank you very much.


Hi, my name is Neal Davis – I’ll be your instructor for this course. Cloud Computing is my Passion – which is why I founded Digital Cloud Training – offering AWS training resources that represent a higher quality standard than is otherwise available in the market. I created this course to help you understand AWS Networking and Amazon VPC. I enjoy teaching on Udemy as it allows me to leverage my knowledge and hands-on experience that I have built over the last 20 years…Yes, I’ve been working in the Cloud space since its very inception!


  • Over 200,000 students enrolled in our AWS courses
  • 4.7 Star instructor ratings from over 35,000 reviews
  • Our students pass the AWS exam with an average score of over 85%

Money-back guarantee

We are totally confident in the value of this course which comes with a 30-day unconditional money-back guarantee. Get lifetime access now – risk-free!

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who is working with AWS networking
  • Students studying for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate (additional training required)
  • Students studying for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional (additional training required)
  • Students studying for the AWS Certified Advanced Network Specialty (additional training required)


  • A basic understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS) is recommended
  • Fundamental Knowledge of IT / Cloud Computing is recommended

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