AWS CloudFormation Basics


  • Must have understanding of AWS

  • Knowledge of JSON and / or YAML

  • Recent Mac / Windows machine

  • An AWS account to practice hands-on activities and labs


AWS CloudFormation is the best way to write, deploy and maintain your AWS Infrastructure. It helps you create efficient solution architectures, all self contained in one file. It supports most of the AWS Services, and is the safest way to make your AWS Infrastructure evolve over time.

Thanks to YAML , writing AWS CloudFormation Templates has become extremely easy and natural. AWS CloudFormation is powerful and supports Parameters , Mappings, Resources , References , Cross - Stack References , Conditions , Outputs , Metadata , and so much more!

In this course AWS CloudFormation Basics , You will learn about all the CloudFormation features. In just an hour, you will be able to deploy your web server using CloudFormation.

Who this course is for:

  • Developers who want to learn about AWS CloudFormation and how to write templates
  • DevOps who want to learn how to deploy and orchestrate CloudFormation templates
  • Solutions Architect who want to understand the benefit of using CloudFormation to manage infrastructure and steer their team to use CloudFormation