AWS Architect Associate


Course Demo

AWS Architect Associate

In this online training course, students will be taught the fundamental skills to architect your IT solutions on AWS. AWS Architect Associate is a course for System Engineers and System Developers and will cover how to optimize the AWS Cloud by understanding AWS services and how they fit into cloud-based solutions.

This course can be used in order to prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam.


Raymond Lacoste,
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

Course Information

Skills Learned

Students will learn:

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

Who Should Attend This Course

AWS Architect Associate is intended for Solutions Architects and Solution Design Engineers.


None, but we recommend that students have:

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

Course Outline

  • Core AWS Knowledge
  • Designing Your Environment
  • Making Your Environment Highly Available
  • Forklifting an Existing Application onto AWS
  • Event-Driven Scaling
  • Automating and Decoupling Your Infrastructure
  • Designing Storage at Scale
  • Hosting a New Web Application on AWS
  • The Four Pillars of the Well-Architected Framework
  • Disaster Recovery and Failover Strategies
  • Troubleshooting Your Environment
  • Large-Scale Design Patterns and Case Studies

Hands-On Labs

  • Introduction to AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Introduction to Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • Introduction to Amazon Route 53
  • Introduction to Amazon EC2
  • Introduction to Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
  • Introduction to Elastic Load Balancing
  • Introduction to Amazon Elastic Container Service
  • Introduction to AWS Lambda
  • Introduction to Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
  • Introduction to Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)
  • Introduction to Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • Introduction to Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) (Linux)
  • Introduction to Amazon DynamoDB
  • Introduction to Amazon Redshift
  • Introduction to Amazon ElastiCache
  • Introduction to AWS CloudFormation
  • Introduction to AWS CloudFormation Designer
  • Introduction to Amazon CloudFront


February 8, 2021
11:00 am – 3:00 pm ET

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