AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate: SAA-C03: AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (2022)

  • 16 Courses | 20h 5m 39s
  • 4 Books | 25h 24m
  • Includes Lab
  • Includes Test Prep
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Prepare to become a certified associate in the design and deployment of applications and systems on the AWS platform.

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AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: Architecture & Tools

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AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: Architecture & Tools
The AWS Global Infrastructure facilitates the deployment of AWS services that meet business needs. AWS tools provide cloud technicians with methods to deploy and manage AWS resources. In this course, discover how regions and availability zones affect resource placement and high availability. Then, consider how shared responsibility applies to AWS services, explore the AWS Well-Architected Framework, and match AWS services to business needs. Next, get the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) and PowerShell tools running on the Windows and Linux platforms to enable AWS management. Lastly, use CloudShell for command line management and recognize how AWS Outposts allow the use of AWS services on-premises. This course can be used to prepare for exam SAA-C03, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.
12 videos | 1h 8m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: Data Storage Services
AWS provides various storage services, including databases, Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance volumes and the ability to import large data sets from on-premises into the AWS cloud. In this course, discover how AWS Transfer and Snow Family services support importing data to the AWS cloud over the Internet and by shipping storage devices to AWS data centers. Then, plan database usage in accordance with anticipated workloads. Next, deploy and manage various database solutions such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, DynamoDB and DocumentDB. Lastly, create and attach a WEB volume and configure an Elastic File System (EFS). This course can be used to prepare for exam SAA-C03, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.
15 videos | 1h 28m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: Managing S3 Buckets
AWS S3 buckets provide object storage in the AWS cloud. Stored objects can use storage tiers to enhance performance or optimize costs, and buckets can be encrypted for protection of data at rest. AWS Storage Gateway serve as an on-premises cache of cloud-stored files and Amazon CloudFront is the AWS content delivery network solution. In this course, discover various ways to create and manage S3 buckets and their contents including using the console, the CLI and PowerShell. Then, configure object storage tier based on object accessibility requirements. Next, configure S3 bucket object lock, bucket policies and the AWS Storage Gateway. Lastly, enable encryption for S3 buckets and deploy Amazon CloudFront. This course can be used to prepare for exam SAA-C03, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.
17 videos | 1h 46m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: Managing Network Infrastructure
AWS Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) provide virtual network infrastructure for AWS services. VPC subnets are configured with IP address ranges which are then assigned to deployed resources such as Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) instances. VPC settings related to dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) and domain name system (DNS) control specific Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) behavior. Elastic IP addresses can be assigned to EC2 instances to provide public IP addressing. In this course, discover how VPCs and subnets can address cloud networking needs. Then, create VPCs and subnets using the console, the CLI, and PowerShell. Next, configure VPC DHCP and DNS settings as well as subnet IP addressing. Lastly, create and assign Elastic IP addresses to provide public IP addressing. This course can be used to prepare for exam SAA-C03, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.
12 videos | 1h 10m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: Connectivity & Name Resolution
VPC peering allows for service and network connectivity between VPCs to various AWS services. VPNs allow for secured connections to AWS and Direct Connect provides dedicated network circuits to AWS. Learn about managing AWS network configurations related to VPC peering, VPNs, Direct Connect, network gateways, and Route 53 DNS services in this preparatory course. Discover when to use VPC peering, how to enable VPS peering using the console, and how endpoints are used for AWS service connectivity. Next, learn how to configure site-to-site and client VPN connections to AWS. Finally, practice configuring various network gateways and DNS zone settings using Route 53 and deploying a DNS firewall. This course can be used to prepare for exam SAA-C03, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.
19 videos | 1h 50m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: Managing EC2 Instances
Whether deployed manually or provisioned automatically in the background for managed services, EC2 instances are the compute workhorse in AWS. EC2 instances can be deployed and managed for Windows and Linux using a variety of tools and can be temporarily stopped during instance hibernation. In this course, discover how to deploy Linux and Windows EC2 instances using the console, the CLI, and PowerShell. Next, learn how to remotely manage Windows using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and Linux using SSH. Finally, practice managing EC2 instance hibernation mode and monitoring instance performance. This course can be used to prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA-C03) exam.
14 videos | 1h 23m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: Compute & Data Analysis Services
Matching AWS service configuration to workload requirements ensures optimal performance and tight cost control. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances can be resized. Auto scaling can add or remove instances to support workload peaks. Various serverless compute options can be leveraged to meet specific business needs. In-memory data caching using ElastiCache greatly enhances performance related to how specific data sets are used. AWS also provides an array of data analytic and ingestion tools. In this course, discover how to resize EC2 instances using the console and the CLI. Next, configure auto scaling to support an application workload. Then, explore when Amazon Fargate, EMR, and Batch should be used. Finally, examine ElastiCache, the AWS Global Accelerator, as well as AWS data analytics and ingestion services, like Amazon Athena and AWS Glue. This course can be used to prepare for exam SAA-C03, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.
9 videos | 49m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: App & Coding Services
AWS offers a variety of application solutions to meet specific app requirements. AWS Lambda, API Gateway, and Simple Queue Service (SQS) provide methods of deploying and hosting in the AWS cloud. Web apps can be protected from common threats using specialized firewalls and app code can retrieve secrets used to connect to other resources. In this course, discover when to use key Amazon app services, like AWS Web Application Firewall to mitigate common web application attacks, and AWS Secrets Manager to allow centralized code access to secrets. Next, deploy a message queue and work with Docker on Linux and various AWS container services. Finally, create a custom instance Amazon Machine Image, review AWS speech services, and work with launch templates to automate instance deployment. This course can be used to prepare for exam SAA-C03, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.
19 videos | 1h 45m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: Security & Data Privacy
A good IT security strategy involves security at all phases of IT service usage, from planning to deployment and maintenance. A thorough understanding of network protocols, ports, and IP addressing helps to properly select and deploy AWS network security solutions. Determining which laws and regulations apply to sensitive data helps configure security controls. In this course, discover how AWS supports standard security concepts such as defense-in-depth and least privilege. Then, review the network OSI model, network protocols, and ports and examine a network traffic capture. Next, identify common AWS network security threats, enable threat detection with AWS GuardDuty, and review AWS security compliance programs. Lastly, work with security controls to identify and protect sensitive data using Amazon Macie. This course can be used to prepare for exam SAA-C03, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.
10 videos | 57m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: AWS Cryptography & PKI
Cryptography serves to protect data from tampering and from being exposed to unauthorized parties. AWS supports the creation and management of encryption keys and digital security certificates. In this course, discover how cryptography can provide data integrity and confidentiality. Then, examine the public key infrastructure (PKI) hierarchy and how certificates can be used to secure AWS services. Next, work with AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS) to manage encryption keys and AWS Certificate Manager to create a private certificate authority (CA) and issue PKI certificates. Finally, practice renewing certificates, enabling HTTPS, and encrypting an EBS volume. This course can be used to prepare for exam SAA-C03, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.
13 videos | 1h 12m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: Identity & Access Management
AWS supports the creation and management of users and groups. Settings such as password policies and resource policies can secure user sign-in and restrict access to specific AWS resources in accordance with roles. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) can be enabled to mitigate common user account cracking techniques. In this course, discover how AWS provides Identity and Access Management (IAM) capabilities. Explore how to create and manage IAM user accounts using the console, the CLI and PowerShell. Next, configure user password policies and test user sign-in. Then, manage IAM groups using the console, the CLI and PowerShell. Finally, configure IAM policies and roles and enable user MFA to harden user sign-ins. This course can be used to prepare for exam SAA-C03, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.
15 videos | 1h 27m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: Directory Services Authentication
A directory service is a central repository of network configuration items such as user accounts. AWS provides a variety of directory service options to meet customer needs, including identity federation. In this course, compare authentication to authorization and discover how they relate to AWS resource access. Then, explore AWS-specific Directory Service options and join an EC2 instance to an AWS directory service. Next, create AWS Managed AD user and group accounts. Finally, deploy Simple AD and examine how identity federation provides a central trusted identity provider for applications. This course can be used to prepare for exam SAA-C03, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.
7 videos | 37m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: Network Security Services
Network security includes controlling which network traffic is allowed into and out of networks and virtual machines. Network access control lists (ACLs) serve as packet filtering firewalls to control network traffic at the subnet level while security groups control network traffic flow to specific virtual machine instances. In this course, discover how to create network ACLs using the AWS console, the CLI and PowerShell. Then, create rules in the network ACL to restrict inbound and outbound traffic and associate the network ACL with a subnet. Next, create security groups using the AWS console, the CLI and PowerShell. Learn how to create security group rules and associate a virtual machine. Finally, deploy the AWS Network Firewall for network perimeter protection including intrusion prevention. This course can be used to prepare for exam SAA-C03, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.
11 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: Governance & Automation
AWS provides solutions for holistic governance of the AWS environment in compliance with organizational security requirements. Trusted Advisor provides improvement recommendations for AWS service performance, availability, security, and cost management. In this course, explore Trusted Advisor recommendations for AWS services and learn how to use AWS Organizations to manage multiple AWS accounts. Next, discover how to set the maximum allowed permissions with service control policies (SCPs) and practice using AWS Systems Manager to manage instance patches, images, and inventory. Finally, work with AWS Config to track resource configuration changes, AWS Batch for workload management, and CloudFormation templates to automate resource deployment. This course can be used to prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA-C03) exam.
9 videos | 48m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: Data & Service Availability
Proactive planning goes a long way in minimizing the impact of IT service disruptions. AWS provides methods of ensuring IT service high availability (HA) occurs across a variety of services, data availability, and long-term data retention. In this course, explore disaster recovery terminology and common strategies. Next, learn about Amazon S3 Glacier for archiving, S3 Cross-Region Replication (CRR), versioning, lifecycle management, and Elastic Block Store (EBS) volume snapshots. Finally, discover how to configure a load balancer to improve application performance and resiliency to failure, configure AWS Backup, and manage database replicas and snapshots. This course can be used to prepare for exam SAA-C03, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.
17 videos | 1h 36m has Assessment available Badge
AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: Cost Management
Cloud computing services incur ongoing monthly charges. AWS provides many ways to reduce monthly charges across all AWS services, along with powerful tools to analyze those monthly charges. In this course, discover when to use various cost savings strategies and how to work with EC2 Reserved Instances and Spot Instances. Next, explore different methods for tagging resources for cost allocation and how to analyze AWS charges using the Cost Explorer tool. Finally, learn how to create cost and usage budgets to track monthly expenditures and be alerted when a certain threshold cost is reached. This course can be used to prepare for exam SAA-C03, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.
11 videos | 1h 3m has Assessment available Badge
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Study Guide: Associate (SAA-C03) Exam, Fourth Edition
Master Amazon Web Services solution delivery and efficiently prepare for the AWS Certified SAA-C03 Exam with this all-in-one study guide
book Duration 9h 11m book Authors By Ben Piper, David Clinton

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AWS All-in-one Security Guide: Design, Build, Monitor, and Manage a Fortified Application Ecosystem on AWS
If you're looking for a comprehensive guide to Amazon Web Services (AWS) security, this book is for you. With the help of this book, cloud professionals and the security team will learn how to protect their cloud infrastructure components and applications from external and internal threats.
book Duration 4h 4m book Authors By Adrin Mukherjee

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Transforming Your Business with AWS: Getting the Most Out of Using AWS to Modernize and Innovate Your Digital Services
This book provides you with a concrete action plan to build a team capable of creating world-class digital services and long-term competitive advantages.
book Duration 4h 20m book Authors By Philippe Abdoulaye

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AWS Certified Solutions Architect Study Guide: Associate SAA-C02 Exam, 3rd Edition
The AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate (SAA-C02) Exam certification is intended for individuals who perform in a solutions architect role.
book Duration 7h 49m book Authors By Ben Piper, David Clinton
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SKILL BENCHMARKS INCLUDED

AWS Associate Solutions Architect 2022: Design Secure Architectures (Intermediate Level)
The AWS Design Secure Architectures Competency benchmark evaluates your ability to design a multi-tier architecture solution. You will be measured on your skills in designing decoupling mechanisms using AWS services and choosing appropriate resilient storage. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to design highly available and/or fault-tolerant architectures.
20m    |   20 questions
AWS Associate Solutions Architect 2022: Design Resilient Architectures Competency (Intermediate Level)
The AWS Design Resilient Architectures Competency benchmark evaluates your ability to design a multi-tier architecture solution. You will be measured on your skills in designing decoupling mechanisms using AWS services and choosing appropriate resilient storage. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to design highly available and/or fault-tolerant architectures.
20m    |   18 questions
AWS Associate Solutions Architect 2022: Design High-performing Architectures Competency (Intermediate Level)
The AWS Design High-performing Architectures Competency benchmark measures your ability to identify elastic and scalable compute solutions for a workload. You will be assessed on your skills to select high-performing networking, storage, and database solutions for a workload. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to choose appropriate high-performing solutions.
20m    |   20 questions
AWS Associate Solutions Architect 2022: Design Cost-optimized Architectures Competency (Intermediate Level)
The AWS Design Cost-optimized Architectures Competency benchmark measures your ability to select appropriate scaling strategies from a cost perspective, identify when content delivery can be used to reduce costs, and recognize the strategies to reduce data transfer costs within AWS. You will be evaluated on your skills to determine the most cost-effective database options based on requirements. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to identify cost-effective storage solutions, compute, database, and network services.
20m    |   20 questions
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