[NEW] Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (AWS VPC) compact course

Learn all the key components in the AWS VPC in a short amount of time, on-point and hands-on.

What is this course about?

What you’ll learn

  • Network basics such as CIDR blocks.
  • All major VPC components for a cloud-native setup.
  • Create a production-ready VPC architecture.
  • Security in the VPC.
  • Monitoring of the VPC.
  • Connect public AWS service endpoints to your VPC’s private subnet.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 4 lectures • 12min.
  • Prepare the AWS Account –> 3 lectures • 12min.
  • Default VPC –> 3 lectures • 12min.
  • Non-Default VPC –> 4 lectures • 19min.
  • Subnets – public –> 8 lectures • 33min.
  • Subnets – private –> 6 lectures • 28min.
  • Security –> 4 lectures • 27min.
  • Monitoring –> 1 lecture • 14min.
  • Connectivity I – Endpoints –> 2 lectures • 35min.
  • Connectivity II – Advanced –> 3 lectures • 6min.
  • Outro –> 1 lecture • 6min.
  • Final test –> 0 lectures • 0min.

[NEW] Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (AWS VPC) compact course


What is this course about?

In this course, we will work together to create a production-ready, cloud-native VPC setup. By the end of this course, you will know all the important VPC components needed to run pure cloud applications. The course is designed to give you on-point practical knowledge as quickly as possible. It also covers all the relevant network topics for the AWS Solutions Architect Associate exam.


To achieve the goal, we build it up step by step. The theoretical basics are cleverly embedded in the practical process. The content consists of a complete set of slides, hands-on video material, some intermediate tests and a big final test.




  • VPC Definition
  • Manage resources
  • Pricing

Prepare the AWS Account

  • Create an IAM user
  • Assign IAM Permissions
  • AWS Command Line Interface (CLI)

Default VPC

  • Helicopter View
  • Overview of automatically created components
  • Limits of the Default VPC

Non-Default VPC

  • Advantages of the Non-Default VPC
  • Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR)
  • Specify network size
  • Create a Non-Default VPC

Subnets – public

  • Overview
  • Public IP Addresses
  • Elastic IP Addresses
  • Create Public Subnets
  • EC2 instances in the public subnet
  • Internet Gateway (IGW)
  • Route Tables
  • Establish internet access

Subnets – private

  • Overview
  • Private IP Addresses
  • Basics NAT Gateway
  • Create NAT Gateway
  • Public vs. Private Subnet
  • Bastion Host


  • Introduction
  • Network Access Control List (NACL)
  • Security Group
  • Network Firewall


  • Flow Logs

Connectivity I – Endpoints

  • Interface Endpoints
  • Gateway Endpoints

Connectivity II – Advanced

  • VPC Peering
  • VPC Transit Gateway
  • VPN Subnet



Sounds exciting? Sign up quickly. Looking forward to networking with you a bit.


What is this course not about?

If you’re looking for specific answers about hybrid clouds, this course most likely won’t really help you. We focus here on the pure cloud side and only briefly touch on the topic of on-premises data center integration.


About the instructor

Philipp is the founder of decentnodes, AWS Solutions Architect Associate and has several years of professional experience as a cloud engineer. He has already taught over 1400 participants and has an average rating of 4.3 stars here on Udemy.


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