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Networking (SAA-C03) Introduction
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Description

This section of the Solution Architect Associate learning path introduces you to the core networking concepts and services relevant to the SAA-C03 exam. We start with an introduction to the AWS Virtual Private Network (VPC) and networking services. We then understand the options available and learn how to select and apply AWS networking services to meet specific design scenarios relevant to the Solution Architect Associate exam. 

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Learning Objectives

  • Get a foundational understanding of VPCs, their security, and connectivity
  • Understand the basics of networking including Elastic IP addresses, Elastic Network Interfaces, networking with EC2, VPC endpoints, and AWS Global Accelerator
  • Learn about the DNS and content delivery services Amazon Route 53 and Amazon CloudFront
Transcript

Hello, and welcome to this course on networking 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 networking 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 networking services in AWS in preparation for the exam.

The objective of this course is to provide an introduction to networking services in AWS for solution architects, including:

  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud, or VPC;
  • Configuring security groups and Network Access Control Lists, or NACLs;
  • AWS Virtual Private Network, or VPN solutions; and
  • AWS Direct Connect.

You’ll learn about AWS networking components that include:

  • Elastic IP addresses;
  • Elastic Network Interfaces, or ENIs;
  • EC2 Enhanced Networking with the Elastic Network Adaptor, or ENA; and
  • VPC Endpoints.

You’ll also learn about global networking services such as Amazon Route 53, Amazon CloudFront, and the AWS Global Accelerator, which leverages the AWS global infrastructure to reduce latency and improve the overall performance of your applications.

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.

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