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AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

by Elias Khnaser

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.

What you'll learn

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 2017 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.

Table of contents

Course Overview

Course FAQ

What is AWS?

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud platform that offers over 175 services to individuals and organizations.

What is AWS used for?

AWS is used to rub web application servers, securely store files on the cloud, deliver static and dynamic files quickly, and send emails in bulk to customers.

What will I learn in this AWS course?

In this course, you will learn about virtual private clouds, elastic load balancing, Amazon storage services, route 53, and direct connect. By the end of this course, you will be prepared to pass the AWS certification exam.

Are there any prerequisites?

Prerequisites for this course are a basic knowledge of AWS and it is preferred to have the AWS Fundamentals for System Administrators course completed. Which is offered here at Pluralsight.

Will this course prepare me for the AWS certification exam?

This course will provide all the information needed to pass the AWS certification exam.

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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