Architecting on Amazon Web Services

Course Overview

Architecting on Amazon Web Services (AWS) covers the fundamentals of AWS. It is designed to teach Solution Architects how to optimize the use of the AWS Cloud by understanding AWS services and how these services fit into a cloud solution. Your architectural solution may differ depending on industry and size of business. Because there is no one-size-fits-all design, this course highlights some AWS Cloud design patterns to help you learn how a service may fit in the overall cloud design. It also covers the best practices and lessons learned.

Target Audience

Solutions Architects
Solution Design Engineers

Prerequisites

  • Attended AWS Essentials course
  • Working knowledge of distributed systems
  • Familiarity with general networking concepts
  • Working knowledge of multi-tier architectures
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts

Course Objectives

  • Make architectural decisions based on the AWS recommended architectural principles and best practices
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of best security practices when using AWS
  • Create a cloud migration roadmap and a plan
  • Leverage AWS services to make your servers scalable
  • Create a business continuity plan and achieve High Availability

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Leveraging Global Infrastructure
  • Extending On-Premises into the Cloud
  • Computing in the Cloud
  • Designing Storage Subsystems
Day 2
  • Distributed Environments
  • Choosing a Datastore
  • Designing Web-Scale Media Hosting
  • Event Driven Scaling
  • Infrastructure as Code
Day 3
  • Orchestrating Batch Processing
  • Reviewing Large Scale Design Patterns
  • Designing for Cost
  • Planning for High Availability and Disaster Recovery

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