AWS Networking Features Essential for a Solutions Architect

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This short lesson explores some of the different networking features and components across your AWS infrastructure. It looks at some important networking elements that are essential for a solutions architect to be familiar with at a high level. The main components of the lesson are set out in the learning objectives listed below.

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Learning Objectives

This lesson introduces the following topics and what they are used for:

  • Elastic IP Addresses (EIPs)
  • Elastic Network Interfaces (ENIs)
  • EC2 Enhanced Networking with the Elastic Network Adapter (ENA)
  • VPC Endpoints
  • AWS Global Accelerator

Intended Audience

This lesson is intended for:

  • Those responsible for managing a network infrastructure and optimizing network connectivity within AWS
  • Anyone looking to take the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam


In order to get the most from this lesson, you should have a basic understanding of AWS architecture, as well as the EC2 service.

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