Designing for Failure at the Global Infrastructure Level

10m 50s

In this lesson, we provide insight into how to utilize the AWS global infrastructure to your advantage, allowing you to design for failure.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lesson, you will have a greater understanding of how to design for failure to help with high availability using the AWS global infrastructure, including availability zones and regions.

Intended Audience

This lesson has been primarily created for solution architects, operational engineers, and anyone looking to sit an Associate certification with AWS.


This is an intermediate-level lesson. To get the most from this lesson, you should have a general understanding of networking services in AWS in addition to availability zones and regions.

About the Author
Learning paths

Stuart has been working within the IT industry for two decades covering a huge range of topic areas and technologies, from data center and network infrastructure design, to cloud architecture and implementation.

To date, Stuart has created 250+ courses relating to cloud computing reaching over 1 million+ students.

Stuart is a member of the AWS Community Builders Program for his contributions towards AWS.

He is AWS certified and accredited in addition to being a published author covering topics across the AWS landscape.

Stuart enjoys writing about cloud technologies and you will find many of his articles within our blog pages.

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