AWS - Architecting on AWS

3 days

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Course Description

This 3-day course will cover the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on AWS. The course is designed to teach solutions architects how to optimize the use of the AWS Cloud by understanding the AWS services and how these services fit into cloud-based solutions. This course emphasizes AWS cloud best practices and recommended design patterns to help students think through the process of architecting optimal IT solutions on AWS. Case studies throughout the course showcase how some AWS customers have designed their infrastructures and the strategies and services they implemented.

Skills Gained:

This course teaches you how to:

  • Make architectural decisions based on the AWS-recommended architectural principles and best practices
  • Leverage AWS services to make your infrastructure scalable, reliable, and highly available
  • Leverage AWS managed services to enable greater flexiblity and resiliency in an infrastructure
  • Make an AWS-based infrastructure more efficient in order to increase performance and reduce costs
  • Use the Well-Architected Framework to improve architectures with AWS solutions

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for:

  • Solutions Architects
  • Solution Design Engineers

Prerequisites

We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

  • Courses taken: AWS Technical Essentials
  • Working knowledge of distributed systems
  • Familiarity with general networking concepts
  • Working knowledge of multi-tier architectures
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts

Delivery Method

This course is delivered through a mix of Instructor-led Training and Hands-on Labs

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.

Day 1

  • The Simplest Architectures
  • Adding a Compute Layer
  • Adding a Database Layer
  • Networking in AWS Part 1

Day 2

  • Networking in AWS Part 2
  • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Elasticity, High Availability, and Monitoring
  • Automation

Day 3

  • Caching
  • Building Decoupled Architectures
  • Microservices and Serverless Architectures
  • RTO/RPO and Backup Recovery Setup
  • Optimizations and Review