AWS Academy Cloud Architecting

Learn how to build IT infrastructure on cloud computing with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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Course details

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$1,595

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AWS Academy Cloud Architecting

Learn how to build IT infrastructure on cloud computing with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

What you’ll be able to do — competencies

  • Describe basic cloud computing concepts and elements
  • Distinguish and describe foundational services, including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) and Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
  • Use AWS database services, including Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • Apply AWS management tools, including Auto Scaling, Amazon CloudWatch, Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) and AWS Trusted Advisor
  • Explain AWS security measures and key concepts of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Use AWS Analytics and AI services

Course description

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This course covers the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Students will learn how to optimize the use of AWS cloud computing by delivering AWS services and how these services fit into cloud-based solutions. This course will focus on best practices and recommended design patterns to help students think through the process of architecting optional IT solutions on AWS. The course will also present case studies to showcase how AWS customers have designed their architecture, strategies and services.

Finally, the course provides opportunities to build a variety of infrastructures via a guided, hands-on approach. The curriculum is delivered through instructor-led classes, hands-on labs and project work. Students have access to course manuals, online knowledge assessments, hands-on labs, a free practice certification exam and a discount voucher for the certification exam.

This course will help you prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification exam.

Prerequisites

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  • AWS Academy Cloud Foundations or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge of distributed systems
  • Familiarity of general networking concepts
  • Working knowledge of multi-tier architectures
  • Familiarity of cloud computing concepts

Syllabus

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Session 1

  • Introduction to cloud computing and AWS
  • Basics of cloud computing, EC2, VPC, S3 and EBC

Session 1 Assignments/Activities

  • Lecture, demos and hands-on lab
  • Skill check quiz

Session 2

  • AWS database services, overview
  • Dynamo DB, RDS and other services

Session 2 Assignments/Activities

  • Lecture, demos and hands-on lab
  • Skill check quiz

Session 3

  • AWS management tools
  • Auto-scaling, Cloud Watch, ELB and AWS trusted advisor

Session 3 Assignments/Activities

  • Lecture, demos and hands-on lab
  • Skill check quiz

Session 4

  • AWS security
  • Identity and access management

Session 4 Assignments/Activities

  • Lecture, demos and hands-on lab
  • Skill check quiz

Session 5

  • Analytics and AI services
  • Redshift, QuickSight and others
  • Lex, Poly, Amazon Rekognition, Amazon ML and others

Session 5 Assignments

  • Lecture, demos and hands-on lab
  • Skill check quiz

Next available start dates

We aren’t currently offering this course, but plan to in the future. In the meantime keep checking for updates, and browse our course catalog for more classes.

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