Solutions Architect—Associate Certification for AWS (2016)

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DifficultyBeginner
Duration28h 37m
Students4939

Description

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

1 courses

This course is the introduction to Cloud Academy's comprehensive Amazon Web Services learning tracks series.

2 courses

This course offers you an updated introduction to AWS's cornerstone compute services, and provides a foundation as you build your compute skills for AWS.

3 labs

By completing this hands-on lab, you will be able to create your first Amazon EC2 instance using the AWS Management Console.

4 labs

You will learn the steps to launch and configure a Windows virtual machine using Amazon AWS.

6 courses

This course covers the wide range of storage services within AWS, their key features, and when and why you would use them.

8 labs

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

9 quizzes

Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

10 labs

EC2 instances can use multiple storage volumes, learn how to add and manage them using EBS.

11 labs

You will learn how to create custom Amazon Machine Images (AMI) starting from a customized EC2 instance.

12 quizzes

Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS)

13 courses

This course covers some of the key structural elements of AWS traffic control, as well as critical networking services such as CloudFront, Route53, Auto Scaling, and Load Balancing.

15 labs

Learn how to create an isolated network using Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

16 courses

This course gives you an overview of the AWS Virtual Private Cloud and its associated networking components.

17 labs

Learn how to increment the network security creating a public and private subnet on VPC and filter traffic using network ACL

19 courses

This course provides you with an introduction to the cloud database services offered by AWS and how to use them.

20 labs

You will learn the steps to create and use the MySQL Relational Database using Amazon RDS.

22 labs

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.

24 courses

This course covers the most important topics of the AWS Shared Responsibility model, the AWS Acceptable Use policy, and penetration testing rules.

26 courses

This course explains the various features and use cases of Amazon CloudFront and includes a walkthrough of how to create a Web Distribution.

27 labs

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...

28 quizzes

Amazon CloudFront

29 courses

This course covers all the skills you'll need to make effective use of Amazon's wildly popular AWS platform.

31 labs

CloudWatch is a monitoring service that AWS provides. You can use it to monitor AWS resources or custom resources, inside or outside AWS.

32 labs

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

33 labs

You will learn the steps to automatically scale up or down your EC2 infrastructure using Auto Scaling Groups.

34 exam-filled

Solutions Architect for AWS Associate