If you want to be a part of the Cloud Computing revolution, you simply can't afford to ignore the well-integrated services and tools offered by Amazon's AWS. And if you want to demonstrate that you can effectively design and manage application infrastructure using AWS, then earning AWS's own Solutions Architect Associate level certification is the best place to start. This Cloud Academy learning path - drawing on our foundation-level courses for background, and on the brand new Solutions Architect preparation course for the certification-specific principles and skills - can get you ready for the exam.
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Learning Path Steps
The AWS Technical Fundamentals course (AWS 110) is the introduction to Cloud Academy's comprehensive Amazon Web Services learning tracks series. While subsequent courses in this series will explore individual AWS service categories (like networking or data ...
Compute Fundamentals for AWS offers you an updated introduction to AWS's cornerstone compute services, and provides a foundation as you build your compute skills for AWS. It includes coverage of: - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)- Elastic Load Balancers...
By completing this hands-on lab, you will be able to create your first Amazon EC2 instance using the AWS Management Console.
You will learn the steps to launch and configure a Windows virtual machine using Amazon AWS.
Course Description One of the core building blocks of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is that of storage, and AWS provides a wide range of storage services that allow you to architect the correct solution for your needs. Understanding what each of thes...
Learn to create your first Amazon S3 bucket, create a logical folder for organizational purposes, and upload content to it and set custom metadata using the S3 console
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
EC2 instances can use multiple storage volumes, learn how to add and manage them using EBS.
You will learn how to create custom Amazon Machine Images (AMI) starting from a customized EC2 instance.
Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS)
AWS 160, from Cloud Academy's comprehensive Amazon Web Services learning tracks series, provides a full introduction to AWS networking. You'll get a good first look at some of the key structural elements of AWS traffic control, like Virtual Private Clouds (...
Learn how to create an isolated network using Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
The VPC - Virtual Private Network - lies at the core of most significant deployments on AWS. VPCs allow you to create the balance between secure isolation and resource integration that fits your unique needs best. You have complete control over traffic comi...
Learn how to increment the network security creating a public and private subnet on VPC and filter traffic using network ACL
Overview This course will provide you with an introduction to the cloud database services offered by AWS. In this course we will first we explore the fundamentals of cloud databases, outline the cloud databases provided by AWS before exploring how to get st...
You will learn the steps to create and use the MySQL Relational Database using Amazon RDS.
Move your first steps using DynamoDB. Create tables with and withoud secondary indexes, learn how to add new rows and query your data by using the AWS Management Console.
This course is an introduction to AWS security. During this course, we will get started on the most important topics by covering the AWS Shared Responsibility model, the AWS Acceptable Use policy, and penetration testing rules. We will then explore each of ...
Storage for AWS
Amazon CloudFront is a content delivery web service which integrates with other Amazon Web Services products to give you an easy way to distribute content to end users with low latency, high data transfer speeds, and no minimum usage commitments. During th...
Amazon CloudFront is a content delivery web service. It integrates with other Amazon Web Services products to give developers and businesses an easy way to distribute content to end users with low latency, high data transfer speeds, and no minimum usage com...
There is no cloud service provider that comes even close to the depth and range of Amazon's AWS services, and there's no provider that can compete with the sheer size of Amazon Web Services. With an AWS Solutions Architect Associate level certification, you...
Storage for AWS
CloudWatch is a monitoring service that AWS provides. You can use it to monitor AWS resources or custom resources, inside or outside AWS.
In this lab, we are going to create an Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) within the AWS console. In the next steps, we are going to create a Classic Load balancer to forward the web traffic to a couple of EC2 instances
You will learn the steps to automatically scale up or down your EC2 infrastructure using Auto Scaling Groups.
Solutions Architect for AWS Associate