AWS Solutions Architect - Professional (SAP-C02) Certification Preparation

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Description

This certification Learning Path is specifically designed to prepare you for the updated AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional (SAP-C02) exam released in November 2022. This hands-on oriented Learning Path provides over 40 hours of interactive content comprised of hands-on labs, video courses, and a preparation exam. This training content has been carefully created to help you study for this AWS certification. The certification demands that the candidate demonstrates the ability to architect and deploy AWS solutions for different scenarios following AWS's best practices. The AWS Solution Architect Professional Certification requires its candidates to be comfortable architecting, securing, migrating, optimizing deployments and managing full production operations on AWS.  

Intended Audience 

This learning path is suitable for those wanting to pass the latest version of the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional (SAP-C02) Certification Exam.

Prerequisites

This is one of the two Professional level certifications available with AWS and its guided to those who already have experience with AWS, and ideally, have already passed the AWS Solutions Architect - Associate exam, but this is not a prerequisite in taking this certification. 

What's Included

This learning path includes 11 high definition video courses, 20 hands-on lab challenges, 5 hands-on labs, 3 blog/ebook resources, and a final preparation exam. 

Learning Objectives

The aim of the certification is to validate your knowledge across a number of different key areas, which have been defined by AWS as being able to:

  • Design and deploy dynamically scalable, highly available, fault-tolerant, and reliable applications on AWS
  • Select appropriate AWS services to design and deploy an application based on given requirements
  • Migrate complex, multi-tier applications on AWS
  • Design and deploy enterprise-wide scalable operations on AWS
  • Implement cost-control strategies 

As a means of demonstrating this knowledge, you will be tested across 4 different domains, with each domain contributing to a total percentage of your overall score. These domains are broken down as:

Domain 1: Design Solutions for Organizational Complexity 26%

Domain 2: Design for New Solutions 29%

Domain 3: Continuous Improvement for Existing Solutions 25%

Domain 4: Accelerate Workload Migration and Modernization 20%

As you progress through the learning path, you will gain all the information and knowledge required to fulfill the domain expectations, gaining a deep understanding of each area.

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Certificate

Your certificate for this learning path

Training Content

1
Course - Intermediate - 8m
SAP-C02 Learning Path Introduction
This course introduces the SAP-C02 learning path, which has been designed to help you prepare for and pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional certification exam.
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Resource - Not defined - 10m
AWS Global Infrastructure: Availability Zones, Regions, Edge Locations, Regional Edge Caches
An explanation of the core components that make up the AWS Global Infrastructure
3
Course - Intermediate - 2h 20m
Compute (SAP-C02)
Learn to select and apply AWS compute services to design resilient, performant, and cost-optimized solutions.
4
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 1h 30m
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Auto Scaling Challenge
Put your Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud Auto Scaling and Load Balancing skills to the test in this hands-on lab challenge.
5
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 1h
Amazon Elastic Container Service Challenge
Test your Amazon Elastic Container Service challenge skills in this hands-on lab as you tasked with deploying a web application
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Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 1h
ELB Application Load Balancer Challenge
Put your Elastic Load Balancing skills to the test in this hands-on Application Load Balancer focused challenge lab.
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Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 1h
ELB Network Load Balancer Challenge
Put your Elastic Load Balancing skills to the test as you are challenged with configuring a Network Load Balancer in a real environment.
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Course - Intermediate - 4h 13m
Storage (SAP-C02)
Learn how AWS storage services enable secure, resilient, performant, and cost-optimized architectures.
9
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 40m
Amazon Elastic Block Store Challenge
Put your Amazon Elastic Block Store skills to the test as you create and attach volumes in this hands-on, real-environment, challenge lab.
10
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h
Introduction to the Elastic File System
Create and mount file systems to EC2 instances; read/write files to a file system as you work through this introductory lab on AWS Elastic File System.
11
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 1h
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Challenge
Put your Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) skills to the test in this hands-on lab challenge.
12
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Intermediate - 1h
Amazon S3 and Amazon Athena Challenge
Put your Amazon S3 and Amazon Athena skills to the test as you are tasked with securing a data analysis solution.
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Course - Intermediate - 3h 20m
Networking, Connectivity, and Content Delivery (SAP-C02)
Discover how AWS networking and content delivery services are used to design resilient and secure architectures.
14
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Intermediate - 1h
Amazon VPC Implementation Challenge
Put your foundational cloud networking skills to the test in this hands-on challenge lab as you implement an Amazon VPC.
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Hands-on Lab Challenge - Intermediate - 1h
Amazon VPC Peering Challenge
Test your AWS networking skills in this hands-on challenge to create a new VPC peering connection between two existing VPCs.
16
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 1h
Amazon CloudFront Challenge
Test your Amazon CloudFront skills in this hands-on lab where you are tasked with configuring caching for a web application.
17
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 1h
Amazon Route 53 Challenge
Prove your Amazon Route 53 skills and knowledge in this hands-on challenge laboratory as you are tasked with creating a hosted zone.
18
Course - Intermediate - 3h 47m
Databases (SAP-C02)
Learn how to select and apply the right database services in AWS to meet your requirements.
19
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h 10m
Introduction to DynamoDB
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.
20
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 1h
Create Amazon RDS Database Instance Challenge
Put your Amazon RDS skills to the test in this hands-on challenge lab as you are tasked with creating a database.
21
Course - Intermediate - 37m
Migration and Data Transfer (SAP-C02)
Learn about AWS services designed to help you migrate your on-premises applications and data to the AWS Cloud.
22
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 1h 10m
AWS Database Migration Service (DMS) Challenge
In this lab challenge, your database skills are tested as you are tasked to migrate data between two real RDS instances using AWS Database Migration Service.
23
Course - Intermediate - 5h 38m
Management and Governance (SAP-C02)
Audit, monitor, and evaluate on AWS — learn the services that enable resilient and performant architectures.
24
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 1h
AWS CloudTrail Challenge
Test your AWS CloudTrail skills in this hands-on challenge lab as you are tasked with configuring logging for Amazon S3 data events.
25
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 30m
AWS Config Compliance Challenge
Put your AWS Config compliance skills to the test in this hands-on challenge lab.
26
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 45m
Amazon VPC Flow Logs Challenge
Put your Amazon VPC, Amazon CloudWatch, and Amazon S3 skills to test in this hands-on lab challenge.
27
Course - Intermediate - 4h 43m
Serverless, Component Decoupling, and Solution Architectures (SAP-C02)
Learn more about the AWS services that support reliable, high-performing modern solution architectures.
28
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 1h
Amazon SNS and Amazon SQS Challenge
Put your Amazon SNS and Amazon SQS skills to the test in this hands-on lab as you are tasked with building the infrastructure for a notification system.
29
Course - Intermediate - 1h 50m
High Availability and Disaster Recovery (SAP-C02)
In this course, you'll learn the fundamentals of HA and DR design patterns in AWS.
30
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Intermediate - 1h
Implement Amazon VPC High Availability Best Practices
In this lab challenge, you will be assessing your practical ability to design for high availability and identify single points of failure in a production-like AWS environment.
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Course - Intermediate - 5h 31m
Identity Management, Security, and Encryption (SAP-C02)
In this course, you'll learn how AWS security services enable secure and resilient architectures.
32
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 1h
AWS Identity and Access Management Permissions Challenge
Put your AWS Identity and Access Management skills to the test in this hands-on challenge lab as you are tasked with configuring cross account access.
33
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 2h
Using Amazon Key Management Service to Encrypt S3 and EBS Data
In this lab, you'll learn about Amazon Key Management Service to encrypt S3 and EBS Data at an intermediate level. Get started today!
34
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 50m
Detecting EC2 Threats with Amazon GuardDuty
Learn how to use Amazon GuardDuty to automatically uncover malicious EC2 activity and configure threat lists to improve the security of your AWS environments.
35
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 1h
AWS Secrets Manager Challenge
Test your AWS Secrets Manager skills as you are challenged to update an AWS Lambda function to use a new secret resource.
36
Course - Intermediate - 2h 33m
Cost Management (SAP-C02)
Discover how to manage and optimize costs using AWS tools and services.
37
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 2h
Optimize a Deployed AWS Web Application
In this lab scenario, you'll learn how to optimise an already deployed and running web application. The existing web application contains several configurations that should be optimised to achieve better performance, availability, scalability, and improvements in overall operating cost.
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Resource - Beginner - 10m
Overview of Machine Learning Services in AWS
Discover the machine learning services available in AWS, including what each service does and common use cases for each.
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Exam - 3h
Cert Prep: Certified Solutions Architect - Professional for AWS (SAP-C02)
Cert Prep: Certified Solutions Architect - Professional for AWS (SAP-C02)
About the Author
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Danny has over 20 years of IT experience as a software developer, cloud engineer, and technical trainer. After attending a conference on cloud computing in 2009, he knew he wanted to build his career around what was still a very new, emerging technology at the time — and share this transformational knowledge with others. He has spoken to IT professional audiences at local, regional, and national user groups and conferences. He has delivered in-person classroom and virtual training, interactive webinars, and authored video training courses covering many different technologies, including Amazon Web Services. He currently has six active AWS certifications, including certifications at the Professional and Specialty level.