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High Availability (SAA-C03)

Contents

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SAA-C03 Introduction
Designing for high availability, fault tolerance and cost efficiency
High Availability in RDS
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RDS Multi AZ
PREVIEW7m 13s
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Read Replicas
PREVIEW6m 56s
SAA-C03 Review
High Availability (SAA-C03) Introduction
Overview
Difficulty
Beginner
Duration
2h 2m
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Description

This section of the Solution Architect Associate learning path introduces you to the High Availability concepts and services relevant to the SAA-C03 exam.  By the end of this section, you will be familiar with the design options available and know how to select and apply AWS services to meet specific availability scenarios relevant to the Solution Architect Associate exam. 

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn the fundamentals of high availability, fault tolerance, and back up and disaster recovery
  • Understand how a variety of Amazon services such as S3, Snowball, and Storage Gateway can be used for back up purposes
  • Learn how to implement high availability practices in Amazon RDS, Amazon Aurora, and DynamoDB
Transcript

Hello, and welcome to this course on high availability in AWS, where we’re here to help you on your journey to prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certification. Before we get started, I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Danny Jessee, and I am one of the trainers here at Cloud Academy, specializing in AWS – Amazon Web Services – and AWS certifications.

In this course, the AWS team will be presenting a series of lectures that introduce the various tools and services used to design highly available solution architectures that may be covered on the exam.

Feel free to contact me with any questions using the details shown on the screen, or you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy by sending an email to support@cloudacademy.com, where one of our Cloud experts will reply to your question.

This course has been specifically curated to help you pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam and is ideal for anyone who is looking to learn more about designing highly available solution architectures in AWS in preparation for the exam.

The objective of this course is to provide an introduction to the tools and services used to design highly available solution architectures in AWS, including:

  • How to design for failure; 
  • How to design for high availability and fault tolerance while still balancing cost efficiency; and
  • How to design for high availability with a variety of database services in AWS, including RDS, Aurora, and DynamoDB.

Together with the other courses in this learning path, we’ll cover all of the key tools, technologies, and concepts from the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam guide and ensure that you are fully prepared to sit this exam.

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certification has been designed for anyone who has experience designing cloud solutions that use AWS services to meet current and future business requirements, as well as architectures that are secure, resilient, high-performing, and cost-optimized in accordance with the AWS Well-Architected Framework. All of the AWS Cloud concepts introduced in this course will be explained and reinforced from the ground up.

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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 150+ courses relating to Cloud reaching over 180,000 students, mostly within the AWS category and with a heavy focus on security and compliance.

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

In January 2016 Stuart was awarded ‘Expert of the Year Award 2015’ from Experts Exchange for his knowledge share within cloud services to the community.

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