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Exam Readiness Intensive Workshop: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

  • Tuition USD $3,500 GSA  $2,997.48
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4731 Ratings
  • Course Code AWS-CERT-SOL-ARCH
  • Duration 5 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

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This five-day, instructor-led course helps busy architects get away from the day-to-day to get focused and ready for their AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam. Attendees learn the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on AWS, so they can build scalable and resilient solutions in the cloud, by spending the first 3 days on the Architecting on AWS course. They’ll start getting in the exam readiness mindset with bonus end of module quizzes. Next, they’ll learn strategies to answer exam questions and avoid common mistakes with the Exam Readiness: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate half-day course. The course broadens attendees’ knowledge of AWS services with deep dives into Amazon Redshift, Amazon Kinesis, and AWS Key Management Service, and then concludes with two quizzes and an instructor guided review of the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate practice exam.

Skills Gained

  • Make architectural decisions based on AWS 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
  • Navigate the logistics of the examination process, exam structure, and question types
  • Identify how questions relate to AWS architectural concepts
  • Interpret the concepts being tested by an exam question

Who Can Benefit

  • Solutions architects and cloud architects seeking their AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification
  • Customers and APN Partners who have 6 to 12 months of experience with AWS including a strong architecture background and experience
  • Individuals who prefer an instructor led course for training and exam readiness
  • Individuals who have not taken the Architecting on AWS course in the last ~6 months

Prerequisites

  • At least 6 to 12 months of hands-on experience designing with AWS services
  • Hands-on experience using compute, networking, storage, and database AWS services
  • An understanding of the basic architectural principles of building on the AWS cloud
  • An understanding of the AWS global infrastructure
  • Take this skills assessment to see if you have the required knowledge to skip AWS Technical Essentials, the first course in the AWS technical training path: https://www.exitcertified.com/training-resources/skills-assessments/aws-skills-assessment

Course Details

Day 1

Architecting on AWS

  • Module 1: Introduction
  • Module 2: The Simplest Architectures
  • Hands-On Lab 1: Hosting a Static Website
  • Module 3: Adding a Compute Layer
  • Module 4: Adding a Database Layer
  • Hands-On Lab 2: Deploying a Web Application on AWS
  • Module 5: Networking in AWS Part 1
  • Hands-On Lab 3: Creating a Virtual Private Cloud

Architecting on AWS (continued)

  • Module 6: Networking in AWS Part 2
  • Module 7: AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Module 8: Elasticity, High Availability, and Monitoring
  • Hands-On Lab 4: Creating a Highly Available Environment
  • Module 9: Automation
  • Hands-On Lab 5: Automating Infrastructure Deployment with AWS CloudFormation
  • Module 10: Caching

Day 3

Architecting on AWS (continued)

  • Module 11: Building Decoupled Architectures
  • Module 12: Microservices and Serverless Architectures
  • Hands-On Lab 6: Implementing a Serverless Architecture with AWS Managed Services
  • Module 13: RTP/RPO and Backup Recovery Setup
  • Module 14: Optimizations and Review

Day 4

Exam Readiness: AWS Certified Solutions Architect -- Associate

  • Module 0: The Exam
  • Module 1: Design Resilient Architectures
  • Module 2: Design Performant Architectures
  • Module 3: Specify Secure Applications and Architectures
  • Module 4: Design Cost-Optimized Architectures
  • Module 5: Define Operationally Excellent Architectures
  • Additional deep dive of AWS services
  • Quiz #1

Day 5

Exam Readiness

  • Practice exam: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
  • Quiz #2
  • Wrap-up

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

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If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

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Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

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