AWS - Advanced Architecting on AWS

3 days
Please contact FMC to schedule.

Course Description

Build complex solutions incorporating data services, governance, and security on the AWS platform! The three-day course capitalizes on concepts introduced in Architecting on AWS. It develops your understanding of specialized AWS services, including AWS Direct Connect and AWS Storage Gateway, for supporting hybrid architecture.

You learn best practices for building scalable, elastic, secure, and highly available applications on AWS. The Advanced Architecting on AWS is also the recommended training for earning the AWS Certified Solutions Architect-Professional Certification.

Note: Lab time available only for class duration & not beyond. Additional lab charges apply for “repeat students”.

Course Objectives:

  • Apply the AWS Well-Architected Framework

  • Manage multiple AWS accounts for your organization

  • Connect an on-premises data center to the AWS Cloud

  • Move data from an on-premises data center to AWS

  • Design large data stores for the AWS Cloud

  • Understand different architectural designs for scalability

  • Protect your infrastructure from a DDoS attack

  • Secure your data on AWS with encryption

  • Enhance the performance of your solutions

  • Select the most appropriate AWS deployment mechanism

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for:

  • IT professionals familiar with AWS services.

  • Individuals with experience in designing scalable and elastic applications on the AWS platform.



  • Achieved AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

  • Experience in designing scalable and elastic applications on the AWS platform

  • Architecting on AWS

Course Outline:

Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class based on regional location and/or language in which the class is served.

  1. AWS Account Management

    • Multiple accounts
    • Multi-account patterns
    • License management
    • Manage security and costs with multiple accounts
    • AWS Organizations
    • AWS Directory Service
  2. Advanced Network Architectures

    • Improve VPC network connections
    • Enhance performance for HPC workloads
    • VPN connections over AWS
    • AWS Direct Connect
    • AWS Transit Gateway
    • Amazon Route 53
  3. Deployment Management on AWS

    • Application lifecycle management
    • Application deployment using containers
    • AWS Elastic Beanstalk
    • AWS OpsWorks
    • AWS CloudFormation
  4. Data

    • Optimize Amazon S3 storage
    • Amazon ElastiCache
    • AWS Snowball
    • AWS Storage Gateway
    • AWS DataSync
    • Backup and archival considerations
    • Database migration
    • Designing for big data with Amazon DynamoDB
  5. Designing for large scale applications

    • AWS Auto Scaling
    • Migrating over-provisioned resources
    • Blue-green deployments on AWS
  6. Building resilient architectures

    • DDoS attack overview
    • AWS Shield
    • AWS WAF
    • Amazon GuardDuty
    • High availability using Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft SharePoint on AWS
    • High availability using MongoDB on Amazon EC2
    • AWS Global Accelerator
  7. Encryption and data security

    • Encryption primer
    • DIY key management in AWS
    • AWS Marketplace for encryption products
    • AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS)
    • Cloud Hardware Security Module (HSM)
    • Comparison of key management options