AWS Certified Solutions Architect Study Guide: Associate SAA-C02 Exam, 3rd Edition

  • 7h 49m
  • Ben Piper, David Clinton
  • Sybex
  • 2021

Master the intricacies of Amazon Web Services and efficiently prepare for the SAA-C02 Exam with this comprehensive study guide

AWS Certified Solutions Study Guide: Associate (SAA-C02) Exam, Third Edition comprehensively and efficiently prepares you for the SAA-C02 Exam. The study guide contains robust and effective study tools that will help you succeed on the exam. The guide grants you access to the regularly updated Sybex online learning environment and test bank, which contains hundreds of test questions, bonus practice exams, electronic flashcards, and a glossary of key terms.

In this study guide, accomplished and experienced authors Ben Piper and David Clinton show you how to:

  • Design resilient architectures
  • Create high-performing architectures
  • Craft secure applications and architectures
  • Design cost-optimized architectures

Perfect for anyone who hopes to begin a new career as an Amazon Web Services cloud professional, the study guide also belongs on the bookshelf of any existing AWS professional who wants to brush up on the fundamentals of their profession.

About the Author

BEN PIPER is an IT consultant who has created more than 30 educational courses covering Amazon Web Services, networking, and automation. Learn more about Ben from his website at

DAVID CLINTON is a system administrator, teacher, and writer. He has created training material for subjects including Linux systems, cloud computing (AWS in particular), and container technologies like Docker. David has written books on AWS, Linux administration, and server virtualization. Many of his video training courses can be found on

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Assessment Test
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing and AWS
  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and Amazon Elastic Block Store
  • AWS Storage
  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud
  • Database Services
  • Authentication and Authorization—AWS Identity and Access Management
  • CloudTrail, CloudWatch, and AWS Config
  • The Domain Name System and Network Routing— Amazon Route 53 and Amazon CloudFront
  • Simple Queue Service and Kinesis
  • The Reliability Pillar
  • The Performance Efficiency Pillar
  • The Security Pillar
  • The Cost Optimization Pillar
  • The Operational Excellence Pillar