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.

18 courses  //   176 videos  //   22 hours of training

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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 16 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 & Solutions Architect Skill Assessment
Assessment
AWS Essentials & Solutions Architect Skill Assessment

AWS Essentials & Solutions Architect Skill Assessment

See how your AWS Essentials & Solutions Architect skills stack up against other professionals in your field.

Number of questions: 20

AWS Essentials Foundations and Services
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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

About AWS and the Exam
Course
About AWS and the Exam

About AWS and the Exam

This course introduces Amazon Web Services (AWS) and discusses the AWS CSA-A exam.

15 videos
54 minutes of training

AWS Cloud Services Overview
Course
AWS Cloud Services Overview

AWS Cloud Services Overview

This course provides a detailed overview of AWS Cloud Services.

9 videos
70 minutes of training

AWS Storage Design
Course
AWS Storage Design

AWS Storage Design

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

21 videos
155 minutes of training

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
Course
Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

This course covers the concept and configuration of the Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).

12 videos
91 minutes of training

Compute Services Design
Course
Compute Services Design

Compute Services Design

This course introduces EC2 — the AWS cloud computing service.

4 videos
38 minutes of training

Compute Services Implementation
Course
Compute Services Implementation

Compute Services Implementation

This course walks through launching and configuring EC2 instances.

7 videos
64 minutes of training

Compute Services Management
Course
Compute Services Management

Compute Services Management

Explore the ins and outs of the ongoing EC2 instance management.

8 videos
71 minutes of training

Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Course
Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Learn how to control access to your AWS account and the services running in it with Identity and Access Management (IAM).

11 videos
85 minutes of training

IAM Best Practices
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IAM Best Practices

IAM Best Practices

Explore practical application of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM).

7 videos
59 minutes of training

Auto Scaling Solutions
Course
Auto Scaling Solutions

Auto Scaling Solutions

Explore the options for dynamically growing or shrinking a set of servers in AWS.

7 videos
52 minutes of training

Virtual Network Services
Course
Virtual Network Services

Virtual Network Services

This course focuses on DNS configuration and also explores Access Control Lists (ACLs) and flow logs.

5 videos
51 minutes of training

AWS Application Deployment
Course
AWS Application Deployment

AWS Application Deployment

This course covers an array of AWS application and deployment services, from Lambda to Trusted Advisor.

21 videos
144 minutes of training

AWS Database Design
Course
AWS Database Design

AWS Database Design

Learn how to architect and secure databases in AWS.

9 videos
67 minutes of training

Database Deployment
Course
Database Deployment

Database Deployment

Practice creating and managing databases in AWS in this hands-on course.

7 videos
57 minutes of training

Additional AWS Services
Course
Additional AWS Services

Additional AWS Services

Get familiar with various AWS services developed to serve specific needs.

10 videos
76 minutes of training

Operational Excellence with AWS
Course
Operational Excellence with AWS

Operational Excellence with AWS

This scenario-based course illustrates the concepts of operational excellence.

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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