AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

AWS is the most popular and most widely used cloud platform in the world. This course will teach you design principles, including strategies for networking, storage, DNS, DBaaS, Monitoring, Load Balancing and much more.
Course info
Rating
(203)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 22, 2017
Duration
8h 21m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Course Introduction
Understanding and Configuring Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
Understanding and Configuring NAT Instances, Gateways, and VPC Endpoints
Understanding and Configuring VPC Peering, VPN, and Direct Connect
Understanding and Using Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2)
Understanding and Configuring Load Balancers
Understanding and Configuring Auto Scaling
Understanding Elastic Block Store (EBS) and Elastic File System (EFS)
Understanding and Configuring Amazon S3 and CloudFront
Understanding AWS Relational Database Services (RDS)
Understanding Amazon DynamoDB and Redshift
Understanding AWS Security
Understanding Amazon Route 53
Understanding AWS Monitoring
Additional AWS Services
Description
Course info
Rating
(203)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 22, 2017
Duration
8h 21m
Description

Hello! My name is Elias Khnaser, and welcome to AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate. In this course, you will learn about designing workload deployments on the Amazon Web Services platform. You will get there by learning strategies for networking, storage, DNS, DBaaS, monitoring, load balancing and much more. By the end of this course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to securely design highly available and scalable systems, and you'll also be highly prepared for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certification exam. Before you begin, make sure you are already familiar with the fundamentals of AWS, perhaps by taking the AWS Fundamentals for System Administrators course here at Pluralsight. I hope you’ll join me, and I look forward to helping you on your learning journey here at Pluralsight.

About the author
About the author

Elias Khnaser is a Research Vice President with Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). He covers public cloud computing and hybrid cloud computing. Mr. Khnaser's coverage is primarily focused on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) along with platform as a service (PaaS) as it intersects with IaaS. Areas of focus include cloud computing adoption strategy, trends, technology, platforms and providers, exit strategy and multicloud. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Khnaser was the CTO for Sigma Solutions. In that role, he directed the company's technical strategy and was a customer-facing executive engaging with client CIOs, architects and engineers on cloud, EUC and virtualization strategies. He is well-published with six books and hundreds of blogs on Forbes, InformationWeek and VirtualizationReview.com. He has also presented at various Gartner and industry conferences.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Welcome to Pluralsight. My name's Elias Khnaser, and I'd like to welcome you to my course, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate. AWS is the world's leading cloud platform provider. It has revolutionized and modernized the way we do IT. Today, AWS certifications are the hottest and most sought after in the industry, especially for individuals interested in the role of cloud architect and cloud engineer. Some of the major topics that we will cover in this course include Virtual Private Cloud, Elastic Load Balancer, Amazon Storage Services, Route 53, Direct Connect, and much, much more. By the end of this course, you'll be well prepared to sit and pass the certification exam, and you'll have the knowledge needed to design AWS deployments. However, before beginning this course, you should have essential knowledge of AWS. A great first step to acquiring this knowledge is to complete the Amazon Web Services AWS Fundamentals for System Administrators course offered on Pluralsight. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how to design AWS environments with the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate course, at Pluralsight.