AWS Well-Architected Best Practices (AWS-WELLARCH)

The AWS Well-Architected Framework helps you make informed decisions about your customers’ architectures cloud-focused way and understand the impact of design decisions. By using the Well-Architected Framework, you will understand the risks in your architecture and ways to mitigate them. This course provides a deep dive into the AWS Well-Architected Framework and its six pillars. This course also covers the Well-Architected review process and using the AWS Well-Architected Tool to complete reviews.

Course Information

Price: $695.00
Duration: 1 day
Learning Credits:
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We recommend that attendees of this course have:

  • Knowledge of core AWS services (Course: AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials)
  • Knowledge of AWS management interfaces (Course: AWS Technical Essentials)
  • Knowledge of core AWS design and architecture (Course: Architecting on AWS)


Target Audience:

This course is intended for:

  • Technical professionals involved in architecting, building, and operating AWS solutions.


Course Objectives:

In this course, you will learn to:

  • Identify the AWS Well-Architected Framework features, design principles, design pillars, and common uses
  • Apply the design principles, key services, and best practices for each pillar of the Well-Architected Framework
  • Use the AWS Well-Architected Tool to conduct Well-Architected reviews


Course Outline:

Module 1: Well-Architected Introduction

  • Brief history of AWS Well-Architected 
  • AWS Well-Architected pillars
  • Design principles 
  • Applying the AWS Well-Architected Framework
  • AWS Well-Architected Tool

Module 2: Operational Excellence

  • Operational Excellence design principles
  • Case study
  • Hands-On Lab: Operational Excellence

Module 3: Reliability

  • Reliability design principles
  • Hands-On Lab: Reliability

Module 4: Security

  • Security design principles
  • Hands-On Lab: Security 

Module 5: Performance Efficiency

  • Performance Efficiency design principles
  • Hands-On Lab: Performance Efficiency

Module 6: Cost Optimization

  • Cost Optimization design principles
  • Hands-On Lab: Cost Optimization

Module 7: Sustainability

  • Sustainability design principles
  • Sustainability best practices
  • Sustainability pillar resources

Module 8: Course Summary

  • Recap
  • Resources
  • Continue your learning


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