AWS Solution Architect Associate Certification

Course Overview

AWS Solution Architect Associate Certification

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect certification is the #1 cloud certification for 2 years in a row. With average salaries above $100,000 USD, an Amazon Web Services certification is a must-have for any IT professional. We know that these certifications can change people’s lives, and we’re excited that YOU have taken the first step towards your next career or next promotion. That’s awesome.

This AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate training is for absolutely anyone seeking to learn the major components of Amazon Web Services. Even if you have never logged into the AWS platform before, by the end of the course, you’ll be prepared to pass the associate-level AWS Certified Solutions Architect exam.

DAY 1:

1. Overview of Cloud Technology

  • a. Concept of Cloud technology
  • b. Difference between on-premises and Cloud
  • c. Benefits of Cloud technology
  • d. Types of Cloud

2. Overview of AWS

  • a. What is AWS?
  • b. On- premises v/s AWS
  • c. History of AWS
  • d. Who are using Cloud on AWS
  • e. Benefits of Cloud on AWS

3. AWS Architecture

  • a. AWS Region
  • b. AWS Zone
  • c. Number of Edge Locations
  • d. AWS Partner ECO System
  • e. Target Customer
  • f. AWS core services
  • g. How to access AWS services

4. Compute services: EC2

  • a. EC2 essentials
  • b. Selecting and building EC2 instances
  • c. Working with Amazon machine Images(AMIs)
  • d. EBS Volume and Snapshots
  • e. Working with Public and Private IP Address
  • f. Cloud- int userdata and metadata
  • g. Features of EC2
  • h. Pricing mode of EC2
  • i. Practical Hands-on of EC2

5. Networking Services

  • a. Introduction of AWS Networking Services
  • b. Virtual Private Cloud
  • c. Private and Public Subnets
  • d. Internet & Virtual Gateway
  • e. Route Table
  • f. Configuring a NAT instance
  • g. VPC Peering
  • h. Using a Bastion Host
  • i. Practical Hands-on with VPC


6. DNS Services:- Route 53

  • a. Zone Records
  • b. Zone Apex Support With ELB and S3
  • c. Types of Routing
  • d. Features of Route 53

7. Other computer services

  • a. AWS Lambda
  • b. EC2 Container Services
  • c. Auto Scaling
  • d. Elastic Load Balancer

8. Storage services

  • a. EBS- Elastic Block store
  • b. S3- Simple storage services
  • c. Glacier
  • d. Amazon cloud front
  • e. Features of AWS Storage services

9. Database Services

  • a. RDS- Relational Database Services
  • b. DynamodB
  • c. Redshift
  • d. Features of Database Services

10. Security & Identity

  • a. Shared Responsibility Model
  • b. AWS Responsibility Model
  • c. Customer Responsibility Model
  • d. Compliances & Standards
  • e. NACL
  • f. Security Group
  • g. Cloud HSM
  • h. Web Application Firewall WAF
  • i. IAM- Identity Access Management
  • j. Transmission & Encryption- TLS
  • k. Placement Group
  • l. Practical Implementation with Security Group & IAM

Day 3

11. Monitor & Auditing Services

  • a. Amazon Cloud Watch
  • b. Amazon Cloud trail
  • c. AWS Config

12. Analytics Services

  • a. Redshift
  • b. Elastic Map Reduce
  • c. Kinesis

13. Migration Services

  • a. Rsync
  • b. S3 Acceleration
  • c. Glacier
  • d. Storage Gateway
  • e. Direct Connect
  • f. Snow ball Import/Export

14. Application Services

  • a. SQS- Simple Queue Services
  • b. SNS- Simple Notification Services
  • c. SMS- Simple Message Services
  • d. SWF- Simple workflow services
  • Day 4:
  • 15. Deployment & Management Services:
  • a. Elastic Benstalk
  • b. Cloud information
  • c. Trusted Advisory
  • d. Life cycle

16. Enterprise Application

  • a. Workspaces
  • b. Workdocs
  • c. Workmail

17. Disaster & Recovery

  • a. On- premises disaster & Recovery
  • b. AWS disaster & Recovery
  1.  Pilot Light
  2.  Warm Standby

18. Troubleshooting

  • a. Connectivity issues
  • b. EC2 Troubleshooting Scenarios
  • c. VPC Troubleshooting Scenarios
  • d. ELB Troubleshooting Scenarios
  • e. Autoscaling Troubleshooting Scenarios

19. Business Essentials:

  • a. Total Cost of Ownership- TCO
  • b. AWS Pricing & Economics
  • c. Simple monthly calculator
  • d. AWS Marketplace
  • e. Business APP
  • f. AWS Support

20. Practical Project work on AWS

21. About AWS Certification

AWS Certified Solutions Architect- Associate

EXAM Practice

Duration: 80 Min.

Number of Questions: 60

Min. Passing Score: 65%

Exam is divided into four sections

1. Infrastructure & Core services

2. Networking

3. Security

4. Troubleshooting