AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

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AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

Duration

80 hrs.

Level

Beginner

This 80hrs (Lectures + hands-on Lab) AWS Solution Architect Associate training is designed to empower you with the knowledge, skills, and expertise required to design and implement highly available, cost-effective, and secure solutions on AWS. Candidates will learn to design resilient, high-performing, secure, and cost-optimized architectures, using AWS compute, storage, networking, database, and analytics services. Candidates will also learn architecting for the cloud using the AWS Well-Architected Framework, implementing security best practices on AWS, monitoring and managing AWS resources. This course will provide candidates with a comprehensive foundation to accomplish their day-to-day job and AWS Solution Architect – Associate certification. This is a lab-intensive course and objectives are accomplished through hands on learning.

Introduction

This 80hrs (Lectures + hands-on Lab) AWS Solution Architect Associate training is designed to empower you with the knowledge, skills, and expertise required to design and implement highly available, cost-effective, and secure solutions on AWS. Candidates will acquire ability to design and deploy scalable, resilient, high-performing, secure, and cost-optimized architectures, using AWS compute, storage, networking, database, and analytics services. Candidates will also learn architecting for the cloud using the AWS Well-Architected Framework, implementing security best practices on AWS, monitoring and managing AWS resources. This course will provide candidates with a comprehensive foundation to accomplish their day-to-day job and AWS Solution Architect – Associate certification. This is a lab-intensive course and objectives are accomplished through hands on learning.

The key to a high success rate is based on the program’s objectives as follows:

  • Course contents are based on AWS course outlines.
  • Dedicated Monitoring to evaluate and report candidate’s progress.
  • Extensive hands-on lab exercises.
  • Industry acclaimed, experienced and certified instructors.

  • Project manager can be assigned to track candidate’s performance.
  • Curriculum based on course outlines defined by Microsoft.
  • This Instructor-led classroom course is designed with an aim to build theoretical knowledge supplemented by ample hands-on lab exercises.
  • Facility of Lab on cloud available.
  • Courseware includes reference material to maximize learning.
  • Assignments and tests to ensure concept absorption.
  • Courseware includes reference material to maximize learning.
  • Repeating of lectures allowed (On approval basis)
  • Candidates can attend lectures online.

  • Understand the cloud architectures
  • Create Linux and Windows servers on EC2
  • Configure Elastic Load Balancer
  • Manage and attach Volumes with EC2 instances
  • Manage key pairs, security groups, auto-scaling groups, templates and snapshots
  • Create S3 buckets with private and public access
  • Hosting static website on S3
  • Manage targets on server.
  • Perform life cycle management, cross-region replication, versioning, transfer acceleration
  • Create and Provision EFS filesystem to Linux instances
  • Configure Directory services
  • Create and Provision FSx storage to Windows instances
  • Manage networks using VPC
  • Perform Remote access VPN
  • Manage RDS SQL Database
  • Create and manage DynamoDB No-SQL Database
  • Monitor resources using Cloud Watch with email alerts
  • Perform serverless computing with AWS Lamba, BeanStalk and ECS

The AWS Solution Architecture Associate Course is structured to equip candidates with the essential skills and knowledge needed to excel in architecting solutions within the AWS cloud environment. This comprehensive course is divided into several key modules, each focused on a critical aspect of AWS solution architecture. The following topics are general guidelines to better reflect the contents of the course and for clarity purposes, the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.

Introduction to Cloud platforms:

  • Understanding concepts of private, public and hybrid cloud.
  • Why AWS?
  • Understand AWS architecture.
  • Create an account on AWS.
  • Understanding the GUI and CLI interface of AWS.
  • Exploring services on AWS.

Identity Access Management:

  • Introduction to IAM.
  • Managing root account.
  • Managing MFA.
  • Creating IAM users.
  • Creating IAM groups.
  • Creating custom policies.
  • Assigning policies to users and group.
  • Configuring IAM roles.

Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2):

  • Introduction to EC2.
  • Understanding Instances, Volumes, Keypairs, Security Groups, Elastic IP, AMIs, Instance Types.
  • Creating a Linux instance.
  • Creating a Windows instance.
  • Creating and attaching EBS volumes to instances.
  • Managing snapshots.
  • Managing rules in security groups.
  • Configuring an HTTP Elastic Load Balancer.
  • Creating and deploying an image.
  • Creating and deploying templates.
  • Configuring Auto-scaling groups.
  • Configuring Placement groups.
  • Managing properties of an instance.

Storage:

  • Understanding various storage services.
  • Deep dive into Simple Storage Service (S3).
  • Creating S3 buckets.
  • Managing permissions of a bucket.
  • Uploading files.
  • Understand and perform versioning.
  • Understand and perform static web hosting.
  • Understand and perform life cycle management.
  • Understand and perform cross-region replication.

Deep dive into EFS:

  • Understanding NFS.
  • Understanding the backend of EFS.
  • Creating the EFS filesystem.
  • Accessing EFS filesystem on a Linux instance.
  • EFS encryption.
  • Configuring EFS as shared storage.

Deep dive into FSx:

  • Understanding Samba.
  • Creating the FSx storage.
  • Accessing FSx storage on a Windows instance.
  • Network drive mapping.

Database:

  • Understanding database services.
  • SQL vs NO-SQL engines.
  • Introduction to AWS database services.
  • Deep dive into RDS.
  • Create an RDS SQL database instance.
  • Create a cluster.
  • Access SQL Server from EC2 instance.
  • Create a database.
  • Perform database backup and restore.
  • Change properties of cluster and instances.

Deep dive into DynamoDB:

  • Create a No-SQL database.
  • Login into the Query editor.
  • Create tables and items.
  • Scan and query in the table.
  • Perform backup and restore.
  • Monitor logs.

Route 53 (DNS):

  • Understand the DNS architecture.
  • Register a Domain Name.
  • Managing records.
  • Configure Routing Policies.
  • Weighted Routing Policies.
  • Latency Routing Policies.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC):

  • Introduction to VPC.
  • Components of VPC.
  • Build a custom VPC.
  • Perform NAT.
  • Perform ACL.
  • Perform VPC Peering.
  • VPN.
  • Direct connect.

Serverless Compute:

  • Understanding various serverless compute solutions.
  • Create a Lambda function.
  • Host an application using Beanstalk.
  • Create containers in ECS.

Governance:

  • Understanding and configuring SNS.
  • Understanding and configuring SQS.
  • Monitoring resources using Cloud Watch.
  • Automating resource deployment using Cloud Formation.
  • Troubleshooting.

Followings labs will be performed by candidates during lab practice sessions:

  • Lab 1. Configure IAM
  • Lab 2. Host a Linux EC2 Instance
  • Lab 3. Host a Linux EC2 Instance with User Data
  • Lab 4. Working with AMI and Templates
  • Lab 5. Create a Windows EC2 Instance
  • Lab 6. Perform Vertical Scaling of an Instance
  • Lab 7. Perform Horizontal Scaling of an Instance
  • Lab 8. Create a custom VPC Network
  • Lab 9. Provision Internet to a VPC subnet using Internet Gateway
  • Lab 10. Configure a Jump Server
  • Lab 11. Provision Internet to a VPC subnet using NAT Gateway
  • Lab 12. Create a VPC Peering Connection between two VPCs
  • Lab 13. Configure a site-to-site VPN
  • Lab 14. Configure VPN Endpoint Client
  • Lab 15. Configure Microsoft Active Directory on AWS
  • Lab 16. Configure HTTPS Website
  • Lab 17. Create Container using IaaS method
  • Lab 18. Create Container in ECS
  • Lab 19. Configure EBS Volumes for EC2 Instances
  • Lab 20. Configure EFS File System for Linux Instances
  • Lab 21. Configure FSx File System for Windows Instances
  • Lab 22. Configure S3 Storage
  • Lab 23. Deploy Database Server using RDS
  • Lab 24. Create a DynamoDB Database
  • Lab 25. Deploy an application on a pure serverless architecture
  • Lab 26. Deploy application using Bean Stalk
  • Lab 27. Deploy Servers using Cloud Formation
  • Lab 28. Encrypt Data using KMS
  • Lab 29. Perform Resource Monitoring using Cloud Watch
  • Lab 30. Perform Log Monitoring using Cloud Trail

  • Instructor led online training is an ideal vehicle for delivering training to individuals anywhere in the world at any time.
  • This innovative approach presents live content with instructor delivering the training online.
  • Candidates will be performing labs remotely on our labs on cloud in presence of an online instructor.
  • Rstforum uses microsoft lync engine to deliver instructor led online training.
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  • Instructor led online training can helps today’s busy professionals to perform their jobs and upgrade knowledge by integrating self-paced instructor led online training in their daily routines.

  • Minimum batch size required for batch is 10 participants in the this course.
  • The RST Forum reserves the right to cancel/postpone the class.
  • Course schedule will be provided before commencement of the course.
  • Certificate of participation will be awarded to participants with a minimum 90% attendance.
  • All attendees are to observe the Copyright Law on intellectual properties such as software and courseware from respective vendors.
  • The RST Forum reserves the right to include external participants in the program either for the entire course or individual courses.
  • The RST Forum reserves the right to change/alter the sequence of courses. RST FORUM published Book would be given at 50% discounted rate to the forum students.

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