Architecting on AWS

This course shows you the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on the AWS platform. You learn how to optimize the AWS Cloud by understanding AWS services and how they fit into cloud-based solutions. You explore best practices and design patterns to help you architect optimal IT solutions on AWS, then build and explore a variety of infrastructures through guided, hands-on activity.

Intermediate, 3 days

Course Content

  • Core AWS concepts, knowledge, and services, including designing your environment and making your environment highly available
  • Forklifting an existing application onto AWS
  • Event-driven scaling
  • Automation
  • Decoupling
  • Building a new environment
  • The Well-Architected Framework
  • Troubleshooting your environment
  • Large-scale design patterns and case studies

Who should attend

  • Solutions Architects
  • Solution Design Engineers

Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

Prerequisites

Attendees should have the following prerequisites:

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

Course Objectives

In this course, you will learn how 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

Start Architecting on AWS (Section 02)

Multiple Sections may be available: All AWS Sections

10% Discount for Cal Poly Alumni