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Summary and a Look Ahead

Contents

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Introduction
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Series Overview
PREVIEW1m 30s
2
Terminology
PREVIEW18m 9s
AWS Basic Services
3
Compute
13m 2s
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Storage
9m 45s
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Database
6m 33s
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AWS Administration Services
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Analytics
4m 35s
Conclusion
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DifficultyAdvanced
Duration1h 33m
Students2044

Description

With the AWS Solutions Architect Professional level certification, Amazon sought to identify individual administrators who are truly platform experts. Unless you've got some significant experience with AWS deployments and good familiarity with the full range of Amazon services, you probably won't have a chance at passing.

However, with this series of Cloud Academy courses, cloud expert Kevin Felichko is committed to making your learning process as smooth and productive as possible. Once complete, Kevin's guide to the Solutions Architect Professional level exam will lead you through the theoretical and practical skills you'll need to master this material.

This first course covers the key conceptual terminology and services that form the base for Amazon cloud architecting. The second course will guide you through fully-realized practical deployments, from start to finish. And the final course (late August, 2015) will focus on exam preparation and, in particular, strategies for confronting the particularly complicated style of question you'll face.

Do you have questions on this course? Contact our cloud experts in our community forum.

Transcript

In this the first part of our course, on the Amazon Web Services Certified Solutions Architect Professional Credential, we have defined key terminology as well as covered most of the AWS Services.

For each service, we identified a purpose, common use-cases, and general pricing information. This high-level overview will prove very useful in Part 2, where we build a Cloud Solution from a set of requirements.

Before beginning the second part of this course, you will want to create and AWS account or acquire access to an account, it can be used to follow along.

All materials from the cloud formation script to the application source code will be made available for this purpose.

Do not hesitate to reach out to us on Social Media, via email, or on the Cloud Academy forums, with your questions and comments regarding the first part of this course.

Thank you for choosing cloud Academy for your Cloud education needs.

 

About the Author

Kevin is a seasoned technologist with 15+ years experience mostly in software development.Recently, he has led several migrations from traditional data centers to AWS resulting in over $100K a year in savings. His new projects take advantage of cloud computing from the start which enables a faster time to market.

He enjoys sharing his experience and knowledge with others while constantly learning new things. He has been building elegant, high-performing software across many industries since high school. He currently writes apps in node.js and iOS apps in Objective C and designs complex architectures for AWS deployments.

Kevin currently serves as Chief Technology Officer for PropertyRoom.com, where he leads a small, agile team.