Architecting on AWS

Course 1236

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

This Architecting on AWS course covers the fundamentals of building an IT (Information Technology) infrastructure on AWS (Amazon Web Services). The course is designed to teach solutions architects how to optimize the use of the AWS Cloud by understanding AWS services and how these services fit into cloud-based solutions. In addition, this course emphasizes AWS cloud best practices and recommended design patterns to help students think through the process of architecting optimal IT solutions on AWS. Case studies showcase how some AWS customers have designed their infrastructures and implemented strategies and services throughout the course.

Plus, this AWS Architect course will prepare solutions architects to successfully take the official exam and become an AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.

Architecting on AWS Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Architecting on AWS Course Information

This Architecting on AWS course will teach you how to:

  • Make architectural decisions based on the AWS recommended architectural principles and best practices. 
  • Leverage AWS services to make your infrastructure scalable, reliable, and highly available. 
  • Leverage AWS-managed services to enable greater flexibility and resiliency in an infrastructure. 
  • Make an AWS-based infrastructure more efficient to increase performance and reduce costs. 
  • Use the Well-Architected Framework to improve architectures with AWS solutions. 

Architecting on AWS Course Prerequisites

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

  • Courses taken: Learning Tree course 1226, AWS Technical Essentials 
  • Working knowledge of distributed systems 
  • Familiarity with general networking concepts 
  • Working knowledge of multi-tier architectures 
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts 

Architecting on AWS Course Outline

  • The Simplest Architectures 
  • Adding a Compute Layer 
  • Adding a Database Layer 
  • Networking in AWS Part 1 

Note: Course outline may vary slightly based on the regional location and language in which the class is delivered. 

  • Networking in AWS Part 2 
  • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) 
  • Elasticity, High Availability, and Monitoring 
  • Automation 
  • Caching 
  • Building Decoupled Architectures 
  • Microservices and Serverless Architectures 
  • RTO/RPO (Recovery Time Objective/Recovery Point Objective) and Backup Recovery Setup 
  • Optimizations and Review 

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Architecting on AWS FAQs

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate examination is intended for individuals who perform a solutions architect role. This exam validates an examinee's ability to effectively demonstrate knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies. 

It validates an examinee's ability to: 

  • Define a solution using architectural design principles based on customer requirements. 
  • Provide implementation guidance based on best practices to the organization throughout the project's life cycle. 

It is recommended you take AWS Technical Essentials before you take this course.

  • One year of hands-on experience designing available, cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, and scalable distributed systems on AWS. 
  • Hands-on experience using compute, networking, storage, and database AWS services. 
  • Hands-on experience with AWS deployment and management services. 
  • Ability to identify and define technical requirements for an AWS-based application. 
  • Ability to identify which AWS services meet a given technical requirement. 
  • Knowledge of recommended best practices for building secure and reliable applications on the AWS platform. 
  • An understanding of the basic architectural principles of building on the AWS Cloud 
  • An understanding of the AWS global infrastructure. 
  • An understanding of network technologies as they relate to AWS. 
  • An understanding of AWS's security features and tools and how they relate to traditional services. 

Advanced Architecting on AWS is the next course you should take after finishing this AWS course.

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