Designing for Disaster Recovery & High availability in AWS - Level 2

AVG Duration4h


This learning path has been designed for those looking to enhance their skills in designing for disaster recovery and high availability in AWS at an intermediate level, ideally for those who have more than 6 months experience working with AWS Compute services.

Using a combination of on-demand courses and hands-on labs you will be introduced to a number of different AWS services and features. Using the new skills obtained from this learning path you will be able to effectively demonstrate knowledge of how to recover from failure using effective HA and DR solutions in AWS.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this learning path you will be able to:

  • Analyze the amount of resources required to implement a fault-tolerant architecture across multiple AWS Availability Zones
  • Evaluate an effective AWS disaster recovery strategy to meet specific business requirements
  • Understand SLA for AWS services to ensure the high availability of a given AWS solution
  • Analyze which AWS services can be leveraged to implement a decoupled solution


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Training Content

Course - Intermediate - 1h 41m
Designing for Disaster Recovery & High availability in AWS - Level 2
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 2h
Deploy a Highly Available Serverless Application Using AWS Services
Learn how to deploy a highly available website using AWS, with a scenario based on challenges, like time restrictions, and cost limitations many websites face.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 55m
Manage Message Queues Using Amazon SQS
Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) is a fast, reliable, scalable, fully managed message queuing service. You can use SQS to transmit any volume of data, at any level of throughput, without losing messages or requiring other services to be always available.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h
Fan-Out Orders using Amazon SNS and SQS
Learn how to combine Amazon SNS and Amazon SQS to fan out order messages in this hands-on lab.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h 30m
Process Amazon SNS Notifications with AWS Lambda
Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) is a fully-managed, highly-scalable service that facilitates message delivery. Learn how to send messages and process them with AWS Lambda.
About the Author
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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.

To date, Stuart has created 150+ courses relating to Cloud reaching over 180,000 students, mostly within the AWS category and with a heavy focus on security and compliance.

Stuart is a member of the AWS Community Builders Program for his contributions towards AWS.

He is AWS certified and accredited in addition to being a published author covering topics across the AWS landscape.

In January 2016 Stuart was awarded ‘Expert of the Year Award 2015’ from Experts Exchange for his knowledge share within cloud services to the community.

Stuart enjoys writing about cloud technologies and you will find many of his articles within our blog pages.