Architecting on AWS

This course covers the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on the AWS platform. Students learn how to optimize the AWS Cloud by understanding how AWS services fit into cloud-based solutions. In addition, students explore AWS Cloud best practices and design patterns for architecting optimal IT solutions on AWS, and build a variety of infrastructures in guided, hands-on activities. The course also covers how to create fledgling architectures and build them into robust and adaptive solutions.

Course objectives:

In this course, you will learn to:

  • 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

Audience:

  • Solutions Architects
  • Solution Design Engineers

Prerequisites:

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

  • AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials
  • Working knowledge of distributed systems
  • Familiarity with general networking concepts
  • Working knowledge of multi-tier architectures
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts

Delivery method:

This course will be delivered through a mix of:

  • Instructor-led Training (ILT)
  • Hands-on Labs
  • This course allows you to test new skills and apply knowledge to your working environment through a variety of practical exercises.

Course outline:

    • Core AWS Knowledge
    • Designing Your Environment
    • Making Your Environment Highly Available
    • Forklifting an Existing Application onto AWS
    • Event-Driven Scaling
    • Automating and Decoupling Your Infrastructure
    • Designing Storage at Scale
    • Hosting a New Web Application on AWS
    • The Four Pillars of the Well-Architected Framework
    • Disaster Recovery and Failover Strategies
    • Troubleshooting Your Environment
    • Large-Scale Design Patterns and Case Studie
  • This course can be used as a guide for taking the following exam: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

    You can take the certification in one of our testing centers, which are located in Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim. The exam fee is not included in the course price, and you will need to order the exam through Pearson Vue. 

    Read more about Amazon AWS Certifications and study guide here.  

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