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Become an AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

The AWS Essentials & Solutions Architect Associate certification path begins by building your knowledge of essential AWS terminology, concepts and services before preparing you to pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam.

17 courses  //   147 videos  //   20 hours of training

AWS Essentials & Solutions Architect Associate training

This certification path teaches you all you need to get started using Amazon Web Services (AWS), including the AWS Management Console, S3 buckets, EC2 instances, database services, security in the cloud and the costs associated with AWS. The first two courses cover the essentials of AWS. The remaining 15 courses build your knowledge and skills around the five domain areas related to the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam, including designing high-availability architectures, designing for elasticity and scalability, using secure application tiers and more. Upon completion, you’ll have the knowledge and skills needed to implement AWS and pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam.

Learning path components

AWS Essentials Foundations and Services
Course
AWS Essentials Foundations and Services

AWS Essentials Foundations and Services

Start off strong with a course on AWS foundations and services such as account creation, bucket creation, using the management console and more.

8 videos
73 minutes of training

AWS Essentials Security and Costs
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AWS Essentials Security and Costs

AWS Essentials Security and Costs

Explore AWS cost and security with this course and prepare yourself for your certification journey.

4 videos
39 minutes of training

Cloud Computing
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Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing

Explore cloud computing in AWS with this course covering cloud computing models, AWS history and more.

9 videos
70 minutes of training

Storage Services
Course
Storage Services

Storage Services

Keep your organization organized with this course on storage services in AWS.

16 videos
126 minutes of training

Virtual Private Cloud
Course
Virtual Private Cloud

Virtual Private Cloud

Get to grips with the Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) in this course covering creating a VPC, Elastic IP addresses, endpoints and more.

11 videos
87 minutes of training

EC2
Course
EC2

EC2

Explore Elastic Compute Cloud in this course covering instance types, pricing and more.

4 videos
38 minutes of training

EC2 Instances
Course
EC2 Instances

EC2 Instances

In this course, you'll dive deeper into EC2 with modules on EC2 Windows and Linux instances, shared tenancy and more.

7 videos
64 minutes of training

Instance Management
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Instance Management

Instance Management

Explore instance management in this course covering connecting to instances, working with security groups and more.

6 videos
59 minutes of training

Identity and Access Management
Course
Identity and Access Management

Identity and Access Management

Keep the lid on your critical data with this course on identity and access management (IAM). Look at principles, root users and much more.

10 videos
79 minutes of training

User Management
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User Management

User Management

Explore user management with this course covering credential rotation, policy conditions, IAM roles and more.

7 videos
59 minutes of training

Auto Scaling
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Auto Scaling

Auto Scaling

Take a closer look at AWS Auto Scaling with this course covering groups, termination policies and more.

7 videos
52 minutes of training

DNS
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DNS

DNS

In this course, take an hour to explore DNS and its details.

5 videos
51 minutes of training

Application and Deployment Services
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Application and Deployment Services

Application and Deployment Services

Dig deeper into application and deployment services with this course covering Lambda, API Gateway, CloudFront and much more.

20 videos
130 minutes of training

Database Types
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Database Types

Database Types

Explore database types with this course covering database types, solutions, tools and more.

9 videos
64 minutes of training

DynamoDB Tables
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DynamoDB Tables

DynamoDB Tables

In this course, you'll explore DynamoDB tables, backups, monitoring and more.

7 videos
57 minutes of training

Media Content Delivery
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Media Content Delivery

Media Content Delivery

Explore media content delivery with this course covering Elasticache, key management, security services and more.

6 videos
60 minutes of training

Operational Excellence
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Operational Excellence

Operational Excellence

Put it all together with this course on operational excellence in AWS. Look at cost optimization, general best practices, secure design and more.

11 videos
76 minutes of training

 

What you’ll learn.

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam covers five primary objectives:

  • Design resilient architectures
  • Define performant architectures
  • Specify secure applications and architectures
  • Design cost-optimized architectures
  • Define operationally excellent architectures

Who is this for?

Whether you’re new to AWS or a seasoned network tech, this learning path is for you. Typical roles that pursue this certification path include:

  • Solutions architects
  • Development operations (DevOps) engineers
  • Software engineers
  • Site reliability engineer (SREs)
  • Data engineers
  • Anyone looking to learn how AWS can help their organization!

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