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Management (SAA-C03)

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SAA-C03 Introduction
Amazon CloudWatch
AWS CloudTrail
AWS Control Tower
10
AWS Control Tower
PREVIEW19m 56s
AWS Management
12
AWS Service Catalog
PREVIEW10m 34s
Cost Management
25
26
Credits
1m 52s
27
28
Reports
PREVIEW1m 30s
29
30
Budgets
6m 51s
Improve Planning and Cost Control with AWS Budgets
AWS Cost Management: Tagging
36
Tagging
PREVIEW6m 51s
Data Visualization
Finding Compliance Data with AWS Artifact
AWS CloudFormation
SAA-C03 Review
Management (SAA-C03) Introduction
Overview
Difficulty
Beginner
Duration
4h 53m
Students
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Description

This section provides detail on the AWS management services relevant to the Solution Architect Associate exam. These services are used to help you audit, monitor and evaluate your AWS infrastructure and resources.  These management services form a core component of running resilient and performant architectures. 

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Learning Objectives

  • Understand the benefits of using AWS CloudWatch and audit logs to manage your infrastructure
  • Learn how to record and track API requests using AWS CloudTrail
  • Learn what AWS Config is and its components
  • Manage your accounts with AWS Organizations, including single sign-on with AWS SSO
  • Learn how to carry out logging with CloudWatch, CloudTrail, CloudFront, and VPC Flow Logs
  • Understand how to deisgn cost-optimized architectures in AWS
  • Learn about AWS data transformation tools such as AWS Glue and data visualization services like Amazon Athena and QuickSight
Transcript

Hello, and welcome to this course on AWS management fundamentals, 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 management services currently available in AWS 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 the various management services in AWS in preparation for the exam.

The objective of this course is to provide a high-level introduction to the various management services in AWS that can assist with auditing, reporting, and monitoring within your AWS environments, including:

  • Amazon CloudWatch,
  • AWS CloudTrail, and
  • AWS Config.

You’ll learn about different approaches for managing multi-account environments in AWS using AWS Organizations and AWS Control Tower. We’ll take a look at AWS Systems Manager and see how it can be used to manage your applications and resources. We’ll then spend some time discussing logging in AWS, along with an in-depth discussion of logging options for AWS services including CloudWatch, CloudTrail, CloudFront, and VPC Flow Logs. And given the exam’s emphasis on designing cost-optimized architectures, we’ll delve into AWS cost management services including Cost Explorer, Cost and Usage Reports, and Budgets.

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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