This 10-week, asynchronous course is geared toward professionals who have one or more years of hands-on experience designing distributed systems on AWS.
Mastering cloud architecture design requires a strong foundation in IT concepts. In preparation for the AWS Certification exam, students learn the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on AWS through a guided, instructor-led approach. Learn how to optimize the use of the AWS cloud by understanding how AWS services fit into cloud-based business solutions.
Delivered through interactive classes, students get:
- Hands-on experience with practice-server access to the AWS platform: Online labs, activities, and projects.
- eLearning portal access with interactive content: Labs, video, and practice exams.
- Online knowledge assessments.
- Challenging scenario-based exercises that reinforce curriculum topics.
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Expectations Upon Completion
You will be prepared to sit for the AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certification exam. You will be able to perform tasks not limited to these:
- Architect and deploy secure and robust AWS applications.
- Define solutions using architectural design principles based on customer requirements.
- Provide best-practice implementation guidelines.
- Identify the value and benefits of cloud and AWS.
- Understand data protection and methodology.
- Explain the financial advantages of the AWS cloud.
- Navigate the AWS Management Console.
- Understand AWS compute, networking, storage, and database options.
- Create cloud migration roadmaps and business continuity plans.
- Use AWS to make infrastructures scalable.
- Automate the deployment of cloud resources.
- Design architectures to decouple infrastructure and reduce interdependencies.
- Optimize data storage for static content.
- Identify and solve common configuration and design issues.
- Differentiate between architectures for data processing and analytics, mobile backends, and video transcoding.
General IT Prerequisite Knowledge and Experience
Before taking this course, you should have:
- An understanding of IT technical and business knowledge, and general concepts for networks, cloud computing, and distributed systems.
- Familiarity with computer hardware, operating systems and basic scripting and programing knowledge.
AWS Prerequisite Knowledge and Experience
While not required, students most successful in this course have:
- A basic understanding of global infrastructure and architecture.
- Familiarity with common AWS services and how and when they are used.