Amazon EKS (AWS EKS) Training Course

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14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)


  • An understanding of Docker and Kubernetes basics.
  • Experience with the Linux command line.
  • A general understanding of web-based software development.
  • An Amazon AWS account with at least 10 USD on it.


  • Developers
  • System Administrators
  • DevOps Engineers


Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS, or AWS EKS) is a service for running Kubernetes on AWS without having to install and operate Kubernetes yourself.

This instructor-led, live training (onsite or remote) is aimed at engineers who wish to use Amazon EKS to deploy and scale containerized applications across AWS managed Kubernetes clusters.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Set up an EKS based Kubernetes cluster.
  • Create and run a containerized application on Amazon EKS.
  • Auto-scale a Containerized Application
  • Automate the Deployment Process
  • Integrate EKS based applications with a new or existing Continuous Integration workflow.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.

Course Outline


Preparing the AWS Account

Overview of Amazon EKS Features and Architecture

Costs of Running Amazon EKS

Case Study: Amazon EKS for Microservices

Overview of the Different EKS Components

Navigating the CLI

Creating an EKS Kubernetes Cluster

Provisioning Worker Nodes

Containerizing an Application

Deploying the Application

Using AWS CloudFormation Templates

Auto-scaling the EKS Cluster

Monitoring the Performance of an EKS Cluster

Integrating EKS with a Continuous Integration System


Summary and Conclusion



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