AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate: AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (2018 Update)

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Prepare to become a certified associate in the deployment and management of system operations on the AWS platform. This channel prepares learners for the SOA-C02 certification exam.

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AWS SysOps Associate: Cloud Basics
Cloud computing provides IT services in a manner that adheres to cloud computing characteristics. In this course, you'll explore various cloud deployment models such as hybrid, community, public, and private clouds. Next, you'll recognize how cloud services are categorized, such as how manually deployed virtual machine deployment is classified as an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Lastly, you'll examine AWS management tools, including the AWS console, CLI, PowerShell, and the AWS Toolkit for Microsoft Visual Studio. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
18 videos | 1h 2m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Deployment
AWS network configurations provide the foundation upon which AWS services are deployed. In this course, you'll explore the TCP/IP and OSI model basics. You will then work with the deployment and management of virtual private clouds (VPCs) using the GUI, AWS CLI, and PowerShell. Next, you'll learn how to configure VPC routing tables and DHCP and DNS settings. You'll then learn how to work with elastic IP addresses and subnet IP addresses. Lastly, you'll learn how to configure Internet and egress-only IPv6 gateways. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
17 videos | 1h 4m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: VPC Peering & Endpoints
AWS VPCs can be configured in many ways to meet networking requirements. In this course, you'll first explore what VPC peering is and when to enable it. You'll then learn to peer VPCs using the GUI, CLI, and PowerShell. Next, you'll configure and deploy a VPC transit gateway using AWS Transit Gateway. Lastly, you'll configure and deploy a VPC endpoint. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
9 videos | 33m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: AWS & DNS
The domain name system (DNS) uses centralized servers to resolve friendly names to IP addresses, among other uses. In this course, you'll begin with a DNS overview followed by an overview of AWS Route 53 DNS services. Next, you'll learn how to create, configure, and manage Route 53 hosted DNS zones. Lastly, you'll learn how to create various Route 53 DNS routing policies, including a multivalue answer policy and a weighted policy. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
7 videos | 23m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: Network Connectivity
Individuals and entire office networks sometimes require secure remote access to AWS resources over the Internet. In this course, you'll begin by recognizing how virtual private networks (VPNs) provide secure remote access over the Internet. Next, you'll learn to configure client VPN endpoints for client-to-site VPN connectivity. You'll then learn to create site-to-site VPN connectivity using the GUI, CLI, and PowerShell. Then, you'll explore the use of a dedicated network link to AWS through Direct Connect. Lastly, you'll learn to configure AWS Direct Connect using the GUI. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
10 videos | 28m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: S3 Storage Management
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is a cloud storage solution frequently used by systems administrators in systems operations roles. In this course, you'll explore the purpose and features of S3 before learning how to create S3 buckets using the GUI, CLI, and PowerShell. Next, you'll configure various S3 bucket settings, such as versioning, lifecycle policies, and data storage tiers. You'll learn how to work with S3 Transfer Acceleration, Glacier storage, public access, object locking, and the Storage Gateway. You'll then learn to manage Elastic Block Store (EBS) volumes using the GUI, CLI, and PowerShell. Finally, you'll learn how to manage the Elastic File System (EFS). This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
20 videos | 1h 11m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: EC2 Instance Management
Elastic compute cloud (EC2) instances are the names of virtual machine instances in AWS. Learning to manage EC2 instances using different platforms, tools, and features is essential in becoming a certified AWS SysOps Administrator. In this course, you'll begin by identifying when to use EC2 virtual machine instances, before deploying Windows and Linux EC2 instances using the GUI, CLI, and PowerShell. You'll then work with EC2 instance sizing, launch scripts, and remote management and create custom Amazon machine images (AMIs) using the GUI, CLI, and PowerShell. Finally, you'll learn when and how to use AWS Config and AWS Systems Manager for various tasks. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
22 videos | 1h 16m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: AWS SQL Solutions
Databases are at the core of most storage systems, and managing them is a core part of application management. In this course, you'll begin by distinguishing the difference between SQL and NoSQL database solutions in the AWS cloud. Next, you'll manage Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) using the GUI, CLI, and PowerShell. Lastly, you'll explore the deployment of Amazon Aurora, MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and Oracle Database, all in the AWS cloud. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
11 videos | 42m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: AWS NoSQL & Data Warehousing
NoSQL databases are designed for the storage of vast unstructured datasets. A crucial part of becoming a certified AWS SysOps Administrator is recognizing which databases to work with and how to deploy them. In this course, you'll begin by distinguishing document and key-value NoSQL databases, before outlining the unique characteristics of DocumentDB and DynamoDB. You'll then deploy DocumentDB and DynamoDB for various purposes using the GUI and CLI. Next, you'll outline the use of ElastiCache and the in-memory data stores Memcached and Redis, before deploying ElastiCache with each of these to boost database performance. Lastly, you'll work with Amazon Redshift for data warehousing and querying. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
16 videos | 59m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: IAM Users & Groups
Identity and access management (IAM) is at the core of authentication and authorization. In this course, you'll manage IAM users using the GUI, CLI, and PowerShell. Next, you'll configure the IAM password policy and test IAM user sign in. Lastly, you'll manage IAM groups using the GUI, CLI, and PowerShell. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
11 videos | 33m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: IAM Policies & MFA
IAM Policies control AWS resource access while multifactor authentication (MFA) enhances user sign-in security. Knowing how to implement these two security measures is an integral part of a certified AWS SysOps Administrator's skill set. In this course, you'll begin by illustrating how IAM policies and roles are used, before working with the IAM policy simulator to test resource access. You'll then assign policies and create inline policies using the GUI. You'll examine multifactor authentication (MFA) for user sign-in security and enable user MFA. Lastly, you'll create an IAM role. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
11 videos | 30m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: AWS Directory Services & Identity Federation
Identity federation provides a single, centralized identity repository. AWS Directory Service allows you to centralize your Microsoft Active Directory-compliant solutions. An ability to implement this strategy will prove useful to a newly-certified AWS SysOps Administrator. In this course, you'll start by defining identity federation and outlining its components. Next, you'll implement identity federation for an external identity provider. You'll then work with the AWS Directory Service and domain join options. You'll configure AWS Simple AD and deploy an EC2 instance for Simple AD management. Lastly, you'll join an EC2 instance to Simple AD, and manage Simple AD users and groups. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
10 videos | 30m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: AWS Developer Tools
Software developers have a variety of PaaS solutions at their disposal in AWS. In this course, you'll identify these tools to use and learn how to use them. You'll start by exploring the concept of continuous integration and continuous deployment and its implementation via AWS. Next, you'll list some AWS APIs before learning how to deploy message queues and SNS topics. You'll investigate how serverless code is implemented in AWS through Lambda functions. You'll then create a function using AWS Lambda before deploying a container image repository in Amazon Elastic Container Registry. Lastly, you'll learn how to deploy app stacks using Opsworks and Elastic Beanstalk. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
13 videos | 47m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: Amazon VDI & Apps
Amazon WorkSpaces provide a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution in the AWS cloud. This solution may form part of your SysOps Administrator toolkit, and knowledge of how to use is it is essential for certification. In this course, you'll start by examining the purpose and features of Amazon WorkSpaces and how to set it up. You'll then configure and connect to a WorkSpace via a Windows, Linux, and Android OS. Next, you'll manage WorkSpace settings and create a custom WorkSpace image. Lastly, you'll examine some use cases for Amazon AppStream, manage AppStream images, stacks, and fleets, and connect to AppStream apps. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
15 videos | 48m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: Templates & Data Analysis
AWS provides a variety of resource deployment and management automation tools and a selection of data conversion and analysis tools. Knowing how to make the most of these tools will prove valuable in your role as a certified AWS SysOps Associate. In this course, you'll begin by examining how you can benefit from using CloudFormation templates. You'll then practice using these templates to deploy AWS resources using the GUI, CLI, and PowerShell. Next, you'll create and configure EC2 launch templates using the GUI and CLI. Lastly, you'll use Elastic Transcoder for media conversion jobs and Amazon Kinesis for data ingestion and analysis. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
14 videos | 49m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: Securing AWS Resources & Data
Data privacy is at the forefront of IT security priorities. Knowledge of the standards and tools involved is essential in employment as a certified SysOps admin. In this course, you'll recognize the various types of personally identifiable information (PII), identify the security standards and regulations, PCI DSS, HIPAA, GDPR, and ISO 27001, and classify firewall types. Next, you'll deploy a web application firewall and use various AWS security options, such as Amazon Inspector, Trusted Advisor, GuardDuty, and AWS Security Hub. You'll learn how to enable data classification using Amazon Macie, and lastly, you'll encrypt S3 buckets using the GUI, CLI, and PowerShell. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
17 videos | 57m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: Network Security
Network traffic flow can be allowed or blocked using Network ACLs and security groups. In this course, you'll begin by outlining how to craft a Network ACL strategy. Next, you'll learn how to manage network ACLs using the GUI, CLI, and PowerShell. You'll follow this by examining how to create a security group strategy. Lastly, you'll learn how to manage security groups using the GUI, CLI, and PowerShell. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
10 videos | 33m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: AWS & Public Key Infrastructure
Cryptography is used to protect sensitive data. In your role as a certified AWS SysOps Admin, you'll come across a variety of ways in which you can use it. In this course, you'll explore standard cryptographic techniques and the AWS services to implement them. You'll begin by examining what cryptography and public key infrastructure (PKI) means. Next, you'll use the AWS Key Management Service (KMS) to create cryptographic keys and enable Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) volume encryption. You'll outline how to use hardware security modules in AWS. You'll then work with private and public certificates using AWS Certificate Manager. Lastly, you'll enable an HTTPS listener. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
13 videos | 42m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: Load Balancing, Replicas, & Placement Groups
Amazon Web Services offers high availability configurations for its services, an obvious area of interest for AWS SysOps admins. In this course, you'll begin with an overview of how AWS aids in disaster recovery and how load balancing improves app performance while increasing app availability. Next, you'll learn how to manage a network balancer and deploy an application load balancer using the AWS GUI and CLI. You'll then work with EC2 placement groups and MySQL database replicas, learning how to carry out tasks like registering EC2 instances with existing load balancer target groups, configuring database replicas for MySQL, and creating MySQL database snapshots. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
14 videos | 58m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: Backup & Replication
In your role as SysOps Admin, disasters will inevitably affect your IT systems on more than one occasion. However, using AWS, you can effectively plan disaster recovery for your related services and data. In this course, you'll explore which AWS services to configure for this task and how. You'll begin with an overview of AWS backup solutions before running an on-demand backup and restoring data from the backup. You'll then configure S3 bucket cross-region replication, work with EBS volume snapshots, and configure autoscaling. Lastly, you'll explore the benefits of multi-tiered web apps and learn how to deploy a content delivery network using CloudFront. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
17 videos | 54m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: AWS Organizations & Service Control Policies
Larger enterprises using AWS can benefit from managing multiple AWS accounts through AWS Organizations. Knowing how to do this will help you in your role as a certified AWS SysOps Admin. In this course, you'll begin by using AWS Organizations to add accounts to organizations, identifying the benefits of using AWS organizations and organizational units (OUs). Next, you'll manage AWS organizations and OUs using the AWS Organizations GUI and CLI. Lastly, you'll apply service control policies (SCPs) to AWS organizations for central control of the AWS environment. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
6 videos | 13m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: Managing AWS Costs
Even though AWS service usage does not require a capital upfront investment, care must be taken to reduce monthly recurring AWS charges. In your role as a certified AWS SysOps Admin, monitoring and managing AWS costs and usage will be your responsibility. In this course, you'll learn how to do this effectively using AWS tools. You'll start by configuring EC2 and RDS spot instances and reserved instances to reduce costs. Next, you'll examine AWS invoices and budgets and use AWS Cost Explorer to analyze charges through the GUI, CLI, and PowerShell. Lastly, you'll learn how to consolidate billing benefits, budget reports, and savings plans. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
16 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: Planning AWS Migrations
Organizations will likely have legacy systems and services that they don't want to lose. As an AWS SysOps Admin, you can help organizations reuse their existing on-premises IT services by migrating them to the AWS cloud. In this course, you'll practice judging when and how to carry out this migration. You'll begin by examining various IT service assessment and migration options. Next, you'll learn how to use the AWS Migration Hub and AWS SMS Migration Connector. You'll then replicate an on-premises Hyper-V virtual machine to AWS and import a virtual machine image for reuse in the AWS cloud. Lastly, you'll use AWS Snowball and Snowmobile for data migration. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
11 videos | 43m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: Monitoring & Tagging
In your role as a certified SysOps Admin, you'll need to monitor IT services and data to ensure the efficient, secure, and proper usage of IT systems. In this course, you'll learn how to monitor deployed AWS resources using AWS tools. You'll begin with exposure to how CloudWatch is used to monitor AWS resources. Next, you'll work with CloudWatch alarms, AWS dashboards, and the AWS Health service. You'll then work with EC2 instances, S3 bucket event monitoring, VPC flow logs, and CloudTrail audit events. Additionally, you'll explore how to monitor S3 storage and tiers. And lastly, you'll tag AWS resources using the GUI, CLI, and PowerShell. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
12 videos | 44m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate: Developing Solutions Using AWS
Creating custom applications in AWS is part of a SysOps Admin's duties. However, to build and manage applications effectively, you need to use the right AWS tools for the job. In this course, you'll learn how to do just that! You'll start by examining how to access AWS resources through .NET and node.js. You'll then investigate how App Mesh is used for application service mesh management and Cloud Map to facilitate centralized service discovery. Next, you'll identify when to enable single sign-on to facilitate user access to apps. Lastly, you'll use Cloud 9 to create a script for app creation and explore how Global Accelerator uses the Amazon worldwide network infrastructure. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-CO1) exam.
11 videos | 37m has Assessment available Badge
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Introduction to AWS Services
Explore SysOps administration, core AWS services, and the three-tier architecture.
10 videos | 40m has Assessment available Badge
Preparing for Cloud Service Management
Explore the process of creating the first AWS account, as well as the various management fundamentals and service control activities.
7 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge
Networking Services
Explore the various networking components and services that form a virtual private cloud (VPC) in AWS.
11 videos | 48m has Assessment available Badge
Security & IAM Services
Explore various security services in AWS including IAM, NACLs, security groups, WAF, and Shield.
13 videos | 1h 10m has Assessment available Badge
Compute Services
Explore the various compute services in AWS and the aspects that make them distinctive and powerful.
11 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge
Storage Services
Explore the main components of storage services, including Simple Storage Service (S3), Elastic Block Store (EBS), Elastic File System (EFS), and Amazon Glacier.
12 videos | 59m has Assessment available Badge
Database Services
Discover various AWS database services, including RDS, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, and Redshift, and explore monitoring, maintenance, and security.
11 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge
Application Infrastructure
Explore application deployment strategies and how to better deploy and manage AWS.
10 videos | 43m has Assessment available Badge
Monitoring the AWS Environment
Explore the collection of metrics in Amazon CloudWatch along with other services to monitor and report on management, deployment, and optimization of AWS cloud resources.
11 videos | 54m has Assessment available Badge
AWS High Availability
Explore highly available AWS architectures and services including Amazon's Simple Queue Service (SQS), Simple Notification Service (SNS), Scaling Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), and business continuity planning (BCP).
8 videos | 42m has Assessment available Badge
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AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Management Tools
The AWS Well-Architected Framework provides best practices for managing and using AWS services, including software developer solutions related to continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD). Use this course to explore the framework as well as various software developer solutions in the AWS Cloud. Start by learning how to manage AWS using the AWS Management Console, the AWS CLI, AWS Tools for PowerShell, and CloudFormation templates. You'll then work with resource groups and discover how to tag resources using the AWS Management Console, the AWS CLI, and AWS Tools for PowerShell. After completing this course, you'll have the skills to implement various AWS management tools and be a step closer to preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
19 videos | 2h 7m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Storage Management
Cloud storage provides virtually unlimited capacity for AWS customers. Through this course, learn more about the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) bucket usage and configuration settings. Begin by examining how to deploy and manage S3 buckets using the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, and AWS Tools for PowerShell. You'll then work with CloudFront and learn how to enable static website hosting for an S3 bucket. This course will also help you discover the steps involved in configuring a cloud-based file share using Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) and deploying AWS Storage Gateway to link on-premises storage to cloud storage. Upon completion of this course, you'll have the skills to implement AWS storage management solutions and be further in your journey of preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
16 videos | 1h 41m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Database & EBS Volume Management
Various applications depend on databases, which can be deployed with little effort in the AWS cloud. Begin by exploring the difference between SQL and NoSQL databases. You'll then learn about the supported database solutions in AWS. Next, you'll deploy SQL databases, DynamoDB, and MySQL and learn how ElastiCache can be used as an in-memory database cache to enhance database performance. Next, you'll deploy Elastic Block Store (EBS) volumes using the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, and AWS Tools for PowerShell. Upon completion of this course, you'll have the skills to deploy databases and manage EBS volumes for EC2 instances and be further in your journey of preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
10 videos | 54m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Network Configuration
Networks in the cloud are configured through software-defined networking (SDN), which hides the underlying complexities of configuring devices such as network switches and routers. Use this course to gain a deeper understanding of how to manage the AWS network. You'll begin by examining IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, elastic IP (EIP) address resources, and virtual private clouds (VPCs). You will then work with DHCP settings, VPC peering and transit gateways, NAT and Internet gateways, and egress-only internet gateways. This course will also help you determine the use of AWS Direct Connect. After completing this course, you'll be able to provision and manage various AWS network components, further preparing you for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
19 videos | 1h 54m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Network Security
Network security is achieved through a number of solutions. Through this course, you'll examine various aspects of AWS network security. Begin by exploring how packet filtering firewalls allow or deny traffic based on the contents of packet headers (and not payload). You'll then recognize how forward proxies fetch internet content for users while reverse proxies hide the true identity of services accessed through the proxy device. Moving on, you'll also compare port and network address translation, manage security groups and network ACLs, and work with the AWS Network Firewall, AWS Firewall Manager, and the AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF). Once you have finished this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to manage network security within the AWS cloud by implementing the appropriate network security measure. You'll also be a step further in preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
16 videos | 1h 28m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: VPNs & Data Privacy
Providing confidentiality for sensitive data is crucial for data at rest, in use, and in transit. Use this course to learn more about the different ways in which data can be secured. Begin by examining how to deploy a client-to-site and site-to-site VPN configuration to the AWS cloud. Next, you'll work with AWS Secrets Manager, investigate the steps involved in creating an encryption key, and discover how to encrypt an S3 bucket using the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, and AWS Tools for PowerShell. You'll also explore the constituents of PII and learn to classify data using Amazon Macie. Once you have finished this course, you'll have a deeper understanding of VPNs and data privacy in the AWS cloud. Moreover, you'll be a step further in preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
13 videos | 1h 15m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: DNS Name Resolution
Name resolution resolves fully qualified domain names (FQDNs) to IP addresses and is the most common use of the Domain Name System (DNS). Use this course to get familiar with DNS terminology and learn more about managing DNS name resolution using AWS Route 53. Start by examining DNS record types such as A, AAAA, PTR, and MX. You'll then discover the steps for deploying and managing public and private hosted DNZ zones using Route 53 with the help of the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, and AWS Tools for PowerShell. Next, you'll review various types of DNS routing policies and work with the Route 53 resolver. You'll wrap up by exploring how to configure custom DNS servers. Once you're done with this course, you'll have a solid grasp of DNS name resolution and be a step further in preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
11 videos | 1h 1m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: EC2 Instance Deployment & Sizing
Virtual machines are the workhorses that underlie cloud services and can be manually deployed, configured, and managed. Through this course, you'll explore EC2 instance settings related to Windows and Linux virtual machines. Begin by investigating how to deploy Linux instances using the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, and AWS Tools for PowerShell, followed by remotely manage those instances using the Secure Shell Protocol (SSH). Moving on, you'll delve deeper into deploying Windows instances using the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, and AWS Tools for PowerShell, followed by remotely managing those instances using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). Finally, you'll examine how to resize EC2 instances. After completing this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to manage and deploy EC2 instance virtual machines in the AWS cloud. Further, you'll be closer to preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
17 videos | 1h 48m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: EC2 Instance Management
AWS offers many services for automating the deployment and management of various cloud resources, such as EC2 instance virtual machines and web applications. Use this course to learn more about instance management using the AWS Management Console, CLI, and PowerShell, as well as Amazon Machine Images (AMIs). Start by examining how CloudFormation templates can be used to deploy resources and explore ways to work with configuration and app management using OpsWorks, Elastic Beanstalk, and AWS Systems Manager. Finally, you'll investigate steps to create a simple Lambda function and schedule AWS management tasks. Once you have completed this course, you'll be able to automate cloud resource deployment and management and be closer to preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
16 videos | 1h 32m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Application Containers
Modern applications are broken into smaller components, or microservices, which collectively comprise a larger application. Many of these microservices come in the form of containerized applications. Through this course, you'll explore application containers and how they serve as a logical boundary for running applications or application components. Examine how containers store app binaries, libraries, and configuration files and do not contain operating systems. You'll then learn more about managing Docker containers on a Linux host and container images in an AWS container registry. You'll wrap up by discovering how to deploy containers in AWS using the Elastic Container Service (ECS). After you are done with this course, you'll be able to manage and deploy containers in the AWS cloud. Further, you'll be closer to preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
6 videos | 35m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Directory Services
A network directory service is a centralized or replicated database containing users, groups, computers, application configuration settings, and potentially much more. Many organizations use Microsoft Active Directory on-premises to store these types of network objects. Use this course to explore network directory services in the AWS cloud. Get started by investigating how to work with Active Directory (AD) and managing AD users and groups. You'll also learn about the steps involved in deploying simple AD and the AWS AD Connector to link an on-premises AD system to the AWS cloud. Having completed this course, you'll be able to manage directory services objects in the AWS cloud and be further in your journey of preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
9 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Cryptography
Cryptography is used to secure sensitive information through algorithms that can encrypt or scramble data to ensure data integrity and authentication (hashing algorithms). Delve deeper into cryptography and surrounding concepts through this course. Begin by learning more about symmetric and asymmetric encryption before moving on to Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). You'll then explore the PKI hierarchy and certificate contents along with the certificate lifecycle. Next, you'll discover how to work with AWS Certificate Manager to create a private CA and provision certificates. You'll wrap this course up by getting a closer look at the AWS Key Management Service (KMS). Once you're done with this course, you'll be able to secure resources in the AWS cloud using cryptography and PKI. Moreover, you'll also be closer to preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
10 videos | 54m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Identity & Access Management
Identity and access management (IAM) refers to the creation and configuration of identities and limited access to resources. Through this course, examine how resource access is secured within the AWS cloud. Begin by exploring IAM and identity federation before delving deeper into the steps involved in managing IAM users and groups using the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, and AWS Tools for PowerShell. Next, you'll work with IAM policies and roles using the GUI and command-line tools. Moving on, you'll learn how to grant permissions to AWS resources, enable multifactor authentication (MFA), and manage AWS organizations and AWS Control Tower. You'll wrap up by discovering how to configure AWS single sign-on (SSO). After completing this course, you'll have a deeper understanding of identity and access management in the AWS cloud and be a step closer to preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
20 videos | 1h 49m has Assessment available Badge
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Managing AWS Costs
Cloud computing uses an ongoing operating expense (OPEX) model as opposed to the capital expenditure (CAPEX) model required to host IT equipment and services entirely on-premises. Use this course to learn how to set up various AWS cost management strategies. Begin by reviewing these strategies before practicing using tags for cost tracking. Next, analyze costs using the Cost Explorer tool and identify underutilized resources. Moving on, configure AWS budgets, EC2 spot instances, and EC2 as well as RDS reserved instances. Lastly, configure an AWS savings plan and work with consolidated billing. By the end of this course, you'll be able to set up cost-saving strategies for all your AWS services. Furthermore, this course will help you prepare for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
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AWS SysOps Associate 2021: AWS & Business Continuity
Business continuity ensures that business processes continue in the event of a disruption. This process includes disaster recovery planning, which strives to reduce downtime and data loss, and incident response plan implementation, which helps minimize impacts during an incident. In this course, you'll review both aforementioned methods before learning how to define AWS methods for achieving high availability, implementing load balancing, identifying horizontal and vertical scaling, and configuring AWS Auto Scaling. As you advance, you'll configure database replicas for high availability. At the end of the course, you'll be able to confidently use AWS features to ensure business continuity in the case of a disaster. You'll also be more prepared for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
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AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Data Availability
Data availability ensures that the data essential to running a business is accessible even in times of disruption. Safeguarding the availability of data is as much a security concern as confidentiality and integrity are. Use this course to become acclimatized with the various backup and restore terminologies and strategies available through AWS. You'll start with a theoretical overview before moving on to the practical tasks of configuring AWS backups, creating various types of AWS resource snapshots, and implementing S3 bucket versioning. As you advance, you'll enable S3 bucket lifecycle rules and S3 cross-region replication. This course is part of a series that helps prepare learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
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AWS SysOps Associate 2021: Monitoring AWS
Monitoring AWS resource usage and activity has the advantage of optimizing performance in addition to detecting potential security incidents. Use this course to get to grips with the logging and monitoring strategies available through AWS. Start with a theoretical overview before moving on to several practical tasks, such as setting up monitoring in CloudWatch and configuring alarms and notifications. Create a CloudWatch dashboard and learn how to detect security issues using Security Hub, GuardDuty, and other AWS tools. Moving on, practice using CloudTrail for auditing before working with other tools, such as the AWS Trusted Advisor, to assess security compliance. This course is part of a series that helps prepare learners for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam, SOA-C02.
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AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Practice Tests: Associate SOA-C01 Exam
Covering 100% of exam objectives for Amazon's Associate SOA-C01 Exam, this must-read resource will help you test your knowledge and hone your skills with 1,000 practice questions.
book Duration 11h 3m book Authors By Ben Piper, Sara Perrott

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AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate All-in-One-Exam Guide (Exam SOA-C01)
Written by an industry-leading expert, this comprehensive study guide fully covers every objective for the exam and follows a hands-on, step-by-step methodology.
book Duration 14h 21m book Authors By Sam R. Alapati

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AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Official Study Guide: Associate Exam
Bridging the gap between exam preparation and real-world readiness, this comprehensive resource covers exam objectives while guiding you through hands-on exercises based on situations you'll likely encounter as an AWS Certified SysOps Administrator.
book Duration 10h 28m book Authors By Stephen Cole, et al.

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AWS for Admins for Dummies
Written in a language you can understand, this book provides simple procedures you can follow to set up and configure the right environment, and helps you assess your move to the cloud, explains any quirks in the software, and gets you up and running in no time.
book Duration 5h 14m book Authors By John Paul Mueller

SKILL BENCHMARKS INCLUDED

AWS SysOps Associate 2021: AWS Cost and Performance Optimization Competency
The AWS Cost and Performance Optimization Competency benchmark measures your ability to implement cost allocation tags, identify opportunities to use managed services, and remediate underutilized or unused resources using AWS services, tools, budgets, and billing alarms. You will be assessed on your skills in recommending compute resources based on performance metrics, implement S3 performance features, and enable enhanced EC2 capabilities. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to implement cost optimization and performance optimization strategies.
10m    |   10 questions
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: AWS Deployment, Provisioning, and Automation Competency
The AWS Deployment, Provisioning, and Automation Competency benchmark measures your ability to create and manage AMIs and AWS CloudFormation, provision resources across multiple AWS Regions and accounts, and identify and remediate deployment issues. You will be evaluated on your skills in using AWS services, implementing automated patch management, and scheduling automated tasks by using AWS services. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to provision and maintain cloud resources and automate manual or repeatable processes.
30m    |   30 questions
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: AWS Monitoring, Logging, and Remediation Competency
The AWS Monitoring, Logging, and Remediation Competency benchmark assesses your ability to implement metrics, alarms, and filters by using AWS monitoring and logging services. You will be evaluated on your skills in taking corrective action based on notifications and alarms, configuring Amazon EventBridge rules to trigger actions, and using AWS Systems Manager Automation documents to take action based on AWS Config rules. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to remediate issues based on monitoring and availability metrics
10m    |   10 questions
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: AWS Networking and Content Delivery Competency
The AWS Networking and Content Delivery Competency benchmark measures your ability to configure a VPC, private connectivity, and AWS network protection services. You will be evaluated on your skills in configuring domains, DNS services, and content delivery. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to implement and troubleshoot network connectivity issues.
20m    |   20 questions
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: AWS Reliability and Business Continuity Competency
The AWS Reliability and Business Continuity Competency benchmark measures your ability to create and maintain AWS Auto Scaling plans, caching, Amazon RDS and Aurora Replicas, and loosely coupled architectures, as well as differentiate between horizontal and vertical scaling. You will be evaluated on your skills in configuring AWS Elastic Load Balancing and Amazon Route 53 health checks and implementing fault-tolerant workloads. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to implement scalability, elasticity, high availability, resilient environments, and backup and restore strategies.
15m    |   15 questions
AWS SysOps Associate 2021: AWS Security and Compliance Competency
The AWS Security and Compliance Competency benchmark measures your ability to troubleshoot and audit access issues using AWS services, validate service control policies and permissions boundaries, and implement secure multi-account strategies. You will be evaluated on your skills in implementing data and infrastructure protection strategies, securely storing secrets using AWS services, and reviewing reports and findings. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to implement and manage security and compliance policies.
20m    |   20 questions
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