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AWS Certified SysOps Admin - Associate (SOA-C02)

by Faye Ellis

This course is designed to prepare students for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam (SOA-C02).

What you'll learn

Hello, Cloud Gurus!

We designed this cloud certification training for anyone interested in learning to deploy, manage, and operate scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on Amazon Web Services. By the end of the course, you'll be prepared to pass the newly-released, associate-level AWS Certified SysOps Administrator exam (SOA-C02).

The course begins with an overview of deployment and provisioning and moves on to monitoring and logging in AWS. Afterward, we cover storage and data management, reliability and business continuity, security and compliance, and networking. Then, we'll finish the course with a look at cost and performance optimization on AWS. The main technologies covered in this course include: CloudWatch, Elastic Load Balancer, EC2, RDS, VPC, Network ACLs, Security Groups, DDOS, S3, KMS, IAM, Systems Manager, Route 53, Direct Connect, and CloudFormation.

This is not an introductory course: We recommend taking this course only after clearing the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam or having worked as an AWS SysOps Administrator for at least one year. We know that you’re busy, so our training course is made up of 5-15 minute videos that can be viewed at your convenience. Our video lessons keep it simple and explain things clearly and succinctly. Together, we walk you through each of the major operational areas of Amazon Web Services, step-by-step. Using real-life examples, we will practice how to operate and maintain systems running on AWS. At the end of each section, we’ll test your knowledge with short quizzes to ensure you are ready for the exam.

The ideal student for this course is ready to quickly break into cloud computing. You don’t want hours to spend on training and we will get you up to speed quickly and efficiently. This course prepares you for a position as a qualified AWS SysOps Administrator. Our course includes a brand new exam simulator and practical exam labs to help you prepare with hands-on experience.

At the end of this course, you will confidently take the associate-level AWS SysOps Administrator exam, and earn one of the highest paying certifications in the industry.

The average salary for AWS-certified IT staff is 27.5 percent higher than the norm.

The average salary for those holding the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate certification is $111,966.

Table of contents

Networking and Content Delivery
Additional Resources to Help You Prepare for the Exam
Good Luck and What's Next

About the author

Faye Ellis is Principal Training Architect, specialising in AWS, responsible for the AWSCertified Developer Associate, SysOps Administrator Associate and Security Specialty courses. Her other courses include Hands-On Troubleshooting With AWS, Hands-On Chaos Engineering, and EKS Basics. She also researches, writes and presents AWS This Week, a YouTube show designed to summarise the latest AWS updates. Faye has worked in the IT industry for around 20 years, working in SysOps, DevOps and Archit... more

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