AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

Based on the official syllabus for AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam


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This course will make you exam-ready for the AWS Solution Architect Associate certification and will enable you to leverage your skills and expertise involving advanced cloud-based solutions, and migrating existing workloads to the cloud.

You will get real time hands-on experience in working with cloud computing, Amazon Web Services, various components of cloud like Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service and private cloud programming.

By the end of this AWS training you will be able to:
  • Designing and deploying scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS
  • Lift and shift of an existing on-premises application to AWS
  • Ingress and egress of data to and from AWS
  • Selecting the appropriate AWS service based on data, compute, database, or security requirements
  • Identifying appropriate use of AWS architectural best practices
  • Estimating AWS costs and identifying cost control mechanisms
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Prerequisites/Candidate profile

  • Graduates with basic knowledge in computers science, IT or networking can learn cloud computing effectively
  • Freshers who are looking for opportunities in Cloud Computing
  • IT developers or IT professionals
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 Download syllabus This AWS training course will make you exam-ready for the AWS Solution Architect Associate certification and will enable you to leverage your skills and expertise involving advanced cloud-based solutions, and migrating existing workloads to the cloud.

The table below lists the domains measured by this examination and the extent to which they are represented.
Sr. Domain % of Examination
1 Designing highly available, cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, scalable systems 60%
2 Implementation/Deployment 10%
3 Data Security 20%
4 Troubleshooting 10%
Total 100%
  • Domain 1.0: Designing highly available, cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, scalable systems
    Identify and recognize cloud architecture considerations, such as fundamental components and effective designs.
    Content may include the following:
    • How to design cloud services
    • Planning and design
    • Monitoring and logging
    • Familiarity with:
      • Best practices for AWS architecture
      • Developing to client specifications, including pricing/cost (e.g., on Demand vs. Reserved vs. spot; RTO and RPO DR Design)
      • Architectural trade-off decisions (e.g., high availability vs. cost, Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) vs. installing your own database on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2))
      • Hybrid IT architectures (e.g., Direct Connect, Storage Gateway, VPC, Directory Services)
      • Elasticity and scalability (e.g., Auto Scaling, SQS, ELB, CloudFront)
  • Domain 2.0: Implementation/Deployment
    Identify the appropriate techniques and methods using Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS CloudFormation, AWS OpsWorks, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM to code and implement a cloud solution. Content may include the following:
    • Configure an Amazon Machine Image (AMI)
    • Operate and extend service management in a hybrid IT architecture
    • Configure services to support compliance requirements in the cloud
    • Launch instances across the AWS global infrastructure
    • Configure IAM policies and best practices
  • Domain 3.0: Data Security
    • 3.1 Recognize and implement secure practices for optimum cloud deployment and maintenance.
      Content may include the following:
      • AWS shared responsibility model
      • AWS platform compliance
      • AWS security attributes (customer workloads down to physical layer)
      • AWS administration and security services
      • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
      • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
      • AWS CloudTrail
      • Ingress vs egress filtering, and which AWS services and features fit
      • "Core" Amazon EC2 and S3 security feature sets
      • Incorporating common conventional security products (Firewall, VPN)
      • Design patterns
      • DOS mitigation
      • Encryption solutions (e.g., key services)
      • Complex access controls (building sophisticated security groups, ACLs, etc.)
      • Amazon CloudWatch for the security architect
      • Trusted Advisor
      • CloudWatch Logs
    • 3.2 Recognize critical disaster recovery techniques and their implementation.
      Content may include the following:
      • Disaster recovery
        • Recovery time objective
        • Recovery point objective
        • Amazon Elastic Block Store
      • AWS Import/Export
      • AWS Storage Gateway
      • Amazon Route53
      • Validation of data recovery method
  • Domain 4.0: Troubleshooting
    Content may include the following:
    • General troubleshooting information and questions
After completing this training, you can appear for AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.

Exam details:

  • Pricing: $150
  • Time: 80 minutes
  • Question types: Multiple choice and multiple answer questions
  • Passing: AWS Certification passing scores are set by using statistical analysis and are subject to change. AWS does not publish exam passing scores because exam questions and passing scores are subject to change without notice.
  • All Amazon exams are online at Kryterion exam centers.

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