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    Course Content

    • Introductions & Course Map review
    • Architecting Fundamentals Review
    • Account Security
    • Networking, Part 1
    • Compute
    • Storage
    • Database Services
    • Monitoring and Scaling
    • Automation
    • Containers
    • Networking Part 2
    • Serverless Architecture
    • Edge Services
    • Backup and Recovery

    Who should attend

    This course is intended for solutions architects, solution-design engineers, developers seeking an understanding of AWS architecting and individuals seeking the AWS Solutions Architect-Associate certification.


    This course is part of the following Certifications:

    •  AWS Certified Security – Specialty
    •  AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate


    We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

    • Attended AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials or
      • Working knowledge of distributed systems
      • Familiarity with general networking concepts
      • Familiarity with IP addressing
      • Working knowledge of multi-tier architectures
      • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts

    Course Objectives

    • Identify AWS architecting basic practices.
    • Explore using the AWS management tools: The AWS Console, Command Line Interface (CLI), and CloudFormation in a lab environment.
    • Examine the enforcement of accounts security using policies.
    • Identify the elements that build an elastic, secure, virtual network that includes private and public subnets.
    • Practice building an AWS core networking infrastructure.
    • Determine strategies for a layered security approach to Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) subnets.
    • Identify strategies to select the appropriate compute resources based on business use-cases.
    • Practice building a VPC and adding an Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) instance in a lab environment.
    • Practice installing an Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) instance and an Application Load Balancer (ALB) in the VPC you created.
    • Compare and contrast AWS storage products and services, based on business scenarios.
    • Compare and contrast the different types of AWS database services based on business needs.
    • Practice building a highly available, auto-scaling database layer in a lab.
    • Explore the business value of AWS monitoring solutions.
    • Identify and discuss AWS automation tools that will help you build, maintain and evolve your infrastructure.
    • Discuss network peering, VPC endpoints, gateway and routing solutions based on use-cases.
    • Discuss hybrid networking configurations to extend and secure your infrastructure.
    • Discuss the benefits of microservices as an effective decoupling strategy to power highly available applications at scale.
    • Explore AWS container services for the rapid implementation of an infrastructure-agnostic, portable application environment.
    • Identify the business and security benefits of AWS serverless services based on business examples.
    • Practice building a serverless infrastructure in a lab environment.
    • Discuss the ways in which AWS edge services address latency and security.
    • Practice building a CloudFront deployment with an S3 backend in a lab environment.
    • Explore AWS backup, recovery solutions, and best practices to ensure resiliency and business continuity.
    • Build a highly available and secure cloud architecture based on a business problem, in a project based facilitator-guided lab.

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    Day 1

    Module 0: Introductions & Course Map review
    • Welcome and course outcomes
    Module 1: Architecting Fundamentals Review
    • AWS Services and Infrastructure
    • Infrastructure Models
    • AWS API Tools
    • Securing your infrastructure
    • The Well-Architected Framework
    • Hands-on lab: Explore Using the AWS API Tools to Deploy an EC2 Instance
    Module 2: Account Security
    • Security Principals
    • Identity and Resource-Based Policies
    • Account Federation
    • Introduction to Managing Multiple Accounts
    Module 3: Networking, Part 1
    • IP Addressing
    • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Patterns and Quotas
    • Routing
    • Internet Access
    • Network Access Control Lists (NACLs)
    • Security Groups
    Module 4: Compute
    • Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2)
    • EC2 Instances and Instance Selection
    • High Performance Computing on AWS
    • Lambda and EC2, When to Use Which
    • Hands-On Lab: Build Your Amazon VPC Infrastructure

    Day 2

    Module 5: Storage
    • Shared File Systems
    • Shared EBS Volumes
    • Amazon S3, Security, Versioning and Storage Classes
    • Data Migration Tools
    Module 6: Database Services
    • AWS Database Solutions
    • Amazon Relational Database Services (RDS)
    • DynamoDB, Features and Use Cases
    • Redshift, Features, Use Cases and Comparison with RDS
    • Scaling
    • Caching and Migrating Data
    • Hands-on Lab: Create a Database Layer in Your Amazon VPC Infrastructure
    Module 7: Monitoring and Scaling
    • Monitoring: CloudWatch, CloudTrail, and VPC Flow Logs
    • Invoking Events
    • Elastic Load Balancing
    • Auto Scaling Options and Monitoring Cost
    • Hands-on Lab: Configure High Availability in Your Amazon VPC
    Module 8: Automation
    • CloudFormation
    • AWS Systems Manager
    Module 9: Containers
    • Microservices
    • Monitoring Microservices with X-Ray
    • Containers

    Day 3

    Module 10: Networking Part 2
    • VPC Peering & Endpoints
    • Transit Gateway
    • Hybrid Networking
    • Route 53
    Module 11: Serverless Architecture
    • Amazon API Gateway
    • Amazon SQS, Amazon SNS
    • Amazon Kinesis Data Streams & Kinesis Firehose
    • Step Functions
    • Compare Amazon SQS to Amazon MQ
    • Hands-on Lab: Build a Serverless Architecture
    Module 12: Edge Services
    • Amazon CloudFront
    • AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF), DDoS and Firewall Manager
    • Compare AWS Global Accelerator and Amazon CloudFront
    • AWS Outposts
    • Hands-On Lab: Configure an Amazon CloudFront Distribution with an Amazon S3 Origin
    Module 13: Backup and Recovery
    • Planning for Disaster Recovery
    • AWS Backup
    • Recovery Strategies