Designing Storage solutions in AWS - Level 2

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This learning path has been designed for those looking to enhance their skills in designing storage solutions 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 design storage solutions in AWS.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Understand AWS storage services that can be used with hybrid or non-cloud-native applications
  • Evaluate which storage services can scale to accommodate unpredictable future needs
  • Understand the different performance and cost options available for different storage types, including block, object and file storage


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Training Content

Course - Intermediate - 1h 14m
Designing Storage solutions in AWS - Level 2
This course covers the core learning objective to meet the requirements of Designing Storage solutions in AWS - level 2 of the AWS Cloud Architect Job Role
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 45m
Expanding EBS Volumes on Linux Instances
Learn to increase the storage space of an existing EBS volume without losing the data on the volume in this hands-on lab on expanding EBS Volumes on Linux Instances.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h
Managing Instance Volumes Using EBS
EC2 instances can use multiple storage volumes, learn how to add and manage them using EBS.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 45m
Expanding EBS Volumes on Windows Instances
You can increase the storage space of an existing EBS volume without losing the data on the volume. To do this, you migrate your data to a larger volume and then extend the file system on the volume to recognize the newly-available space. After you verify that your new volume is working properly,...
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.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 45m
Implementing Exponential Backoff When Accessing Amazon S3
In this hands-on lab, you will see what happens when Amazon S3 issues error responses due to high request volumes, and you will learn how to handle this situation so your solutions continue to perform.
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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.

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