AWS Solution Architect - Professional Level Training

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AWS Solution Architect - Professional Level training imparts the knowledge and technical skills for designing distributed applications and systems on AWS platform. Participants will gain practical exposure about the designing and deploying of scalable and highly flexible server setup on AWS. Fault tolerance, multi-tier applications, and migrating complex data set all will be discussed during the training. The skills of selecting appropriate AWS services are developed by understanding the fundamentals of cloud computing and analyzing the business requirements and technical feasibility. Aspirants will learn different AWS products including VPC, ElastiCache (EC), Glacier, IAM, Route 53, Simple Storage Service (S3), Auto Scaling, Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), CloudFront, Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), EBS, and Relational Database Service (RDS).

Upon the completion of training you will exhibit the following skillset:

  • Determine how to use VPC for launching new instance and managing components
  • Use ElastiCache (EC) to launch and manage clusters
  • Implement cloud computing facilities using different AWS products including ELB, CloudFront, EC2, EBS and AutoScaling
  • Manage Amazon RDS by deleting, rebooting, upgrading DB instance and other associated tasks
Target audience
  • AWS Project Manager
  • AWS Server Manager
  • AWS System Engineers
  • Individuals involved in designing architecture over cloud computing
  • Cloud Computing application developer using AWS
Prerequisites

The intended candidates should pose the following skills:

  • Strong knowledge of networking
  • Working experience in cloud computing
  • Attended Associate level training
Certification

On getting trained, the eligible candidates can take the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional exam and be AWS certified professional.

1. Amazon VPC

  • What is Amazon VPC?
  • How to Get Started with Amazon VPC
  • Create New VPC
  • Launch an instance (Server) to use this VPC
  • Security in Your VPC
  • Networking in Your VPC
  • Route Tables
  • Internet Gateways
  • NAT Instances
  • DHCP Options Sets
  • DNS
  • VPC Peering
  • Components of Your VPN

2. Amazon ElastiCache

  • What Is Amazon ElastiCache?
  • Getting Started (Launch a Cluster )
  • ElastiCache Terminology and Concepts
  • Backup and Restore
  • Clusters Explanation ( Memcached and Redis )
  • CloudWatch Metrics with ElastiCache
  • Managing ElastiCache
  • Managing Replication Groups
  • DNS Names and Underlying IP

3. Amazon Glacier

  • What Is Amazon Glacier?
  • Getting Started
  • Working with Archives
  • Access Control
  • Audit Logging with AWS CloudTrail
  • Computing Checksums
  • Error Responses
  • Vault Operations
  • Archive Operations
  • Multipart Upload Operations
  • Job Operations
  • Data Retrieval Policy Operations

4. Amazon IAM

  • What Is IAM?
  • Security Credentials
  • Getting Started
  • How Users Sign In to Your Account
  • Best Practices and Use Cases
  • Adding a User  
  • Listing Users
  • Renaming a User
  • Deleting a User
  • Creating Groups
  • Adding and Removing Users in a Group
  • Listing Groups
  • Renaming a Group
  • Deleting a Group
  • Credentials (Access Key Management)
  • Administering MFA with AWS (Device authentication like RSA token)
  • Managing User Signing Certificates
  • Using Identity Providers
  • Roles (Delegation and Federation)
  • Cross-Account Access
  • Managing Server Certificates
  • Permissions and Policies
  • Logging IAM Events with AWS CloudTrail
  • Testing IAM Policies

5. Amazon Route 53

  • What Is Amazon Route 53?
  • DNS Constraints and Behaviors
  • Getting Started
  • Configuring Amazon Route 53 as Your DNS Service
  • Registering a Domain Name and Configuring Amazon Route 53 as the DNS Service
  • Migrating DNS Service for an Existing Domain to Amazon Route 53
  • Creating a Subdomain That Uses Amazon Route 53 without Migrating the Parent Domain
  • Working with Public Hosted Zones
  • Working with Private Hosted Zones
  • Working with Resource Record Sets
  • Health Checks and DNS Failover
  • Creating, Updating, and Deleting Health Checks
  • Transferring a Domain to a Different AWS Account
  • Using IAM to Control Access to Amazon Route 53 Resources

6. Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

  • What Is Amazon S3?
  • Overview of Amazon S3 and This Guide
  • Advantages to Amazon S3
  • Amazon S3 Concepts
  • Features
  • Buckets
  • Access Control
  • Objects
  • Cross-Origin Resource Sharing
  • Deleting Objects
  • Restoring Objects
  • Managing Access
  • Protecting Data
  • Hosting a Static Website
  • Notifications
  • Request Routing
  • Performance Optimization
  • Amazon DevPay
  • Server Access Logging

7. Amazon Auto Scaling

  • What is Auto Scaling?
  • Auto Scaling Benefits
  • How Auto Scaling Works
  • Setting Up
  • Planning your Auto Scaling Group
  • Controlling Access to Your Auto Scaling Resources
  • Creating Launch Configurations
  • Creating Your Auto Scaling Groups
  • Controlling instances
  • Tagging instances
  • Load Balance Your Auto Scaling Group
  • Attach EC2 Instances to Your Auto Scaling Group
  • Detach EC2 Instances From Your Auto Scaling Group
  • Merging Auto Scaling Groups
  • Temporarily Removing Instances
  • Suspend and Resume Process
  • Shut Down Your Auto Scaling Process
  • Monitoring Your Auto Scaling Instances
  • Health Checks
  • Getting Notifications When Your Auto Scaling Group Changes
  • Amazon EC2 AMIs
  • Load Balancer Configuration                 
  • Capacity Limits

8. Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)

  • What Is Elastic Load Balancing?
  • How Elastic Load Balancing Works
  • Concepts
  • Create a Basic Load Balancer
  • Listener Configurations
  • SSL Negotiation Configurations
  • SSL Certificates
  • Elastic Load Balancing in Amazon VPC
  • Attach Subnets
  • Detach Subnet
  • Managing Load Balancers
  • Custom Domain Names
  • Cross-Zone Load Balancing
  • Connection Draining
  • Idle Timeout
  • Proxy Protocol
  • DNS Failover
  • Sticky Sessions
  • Monitoring and Logging
  • Controlling User Access to Your Load Balancer

9. Amazon CloudFront

  • What Is Amazon CloudFront?
  • How CloudFront Delivers Content
  • Getting Started
  • Working with Distributions
  • Working with Web Distributions
  • Working with RTMP Distributions
  • Working with Objects
  • Request and Response Behavior
  • Serving Private Content through CloudFront
  • Using an HTTPS Connection to Access Your Objects
  • Using IAM to Control Access to CloudFront Resources
  • Monitoring CloudFront Activity Using CloudWatch

10. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

  • What Is Amazon EC2?
  • Regions and Availability Zones
  • Root Device Volume
  • Getting Started
  • Amazon Machine Images
  • Instances
  • On demand Instances
  • Spot Instances
  • Reserved Instances
  • Importing and Exporting Instances
  • Monitoring
  • Network and Security
  • Security Groups
  • Controlling Access
  • Instance IP Addressing
  • Elastic IP Addresses
  • Elastic Network Interfaces
  • Resources and Tags
  • Stop, start, restart, terminate Your Instance

11. Amazon EBS

  • Amazon EBS
  • Features of Amazon EBS
  • EBS Volumes
  • EBS Snapshots
  • EBS Encryption
  • EBS Performance
  • Instance Store
  • Instance Storage Concepts
  • Instance Stores Available on Instance Types
  • Instance Store Volume TRIM Support
  • Instance Store Swap Volumes
  • Instance Store Device Names
  • Instance Store Usage Scenarios
  • Adding Instance Store Volumes to an AMI
  • Optimizing Disk Performance

12. Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)

  • What Is Amazon RDS?
  • Amazon RDS Components
  • Getting Started
  • DB Instances
  • Back Up and Restore
  • DB Instance Replication
  • Security: Using IAM to Manage Access to Amazon RDS Resources
  • Amazon RDS Security Groups
  • Limits
  • Managing MySql Database server
  • DB Instance Life Cycle : Renaming a DB Instance
  • Deleting a DB Instance
  • Rebooting a DB Instance
  • Working with Storage Types
  • Upgrading a DB Instance
  • Working with Option Groups
  • Working with DB Parameter Groups
  • Working with DB Security Groups
  • Working with Reserved DB Instances
  • Monitoring
  • Database Log Files
AWS or Amazon Web Services, is a collection of various cloud computing services that constitute a cloud computing platform made by Amazon.com. It can easily be scaled up or down as per the requirement. The reason for its popularity is reliability and low cost cloud. Through this, AWS covers a wide number of businesses across 190 countries of the world.
AWS provides numerous benefits to its users. These include low cost services, which are flexible and easy to use. At the same time, they are secure and generate high performance. Reliability and cost-effectiveness are also high for AWS.
AWS is a revolutionary new cloud computing platform that has changed how organizations function. It eliminates the need to maintain large physical servers, which naturally are expensive and occupy a huge amount of space. AWS has facilitated various businesses by enabling them to manage applications and software on the cloud, without loss in efficiency.

Cloud Computing has become a necessity today, and among the various platforms, AWS is one of the most popular in the global market. By being an AWS expert, you open yourself to hundreds of amazing job options. Today, AWS has over 1 million active users, clearly showing the scope it holds for jobs.

Multinational giants such as Adobe, Expedia, Samsung, Yelp and Dow Jones trust AWS for their cloud-based needs
In order to resize computing capacity in the cloud, Amazon EC2 web service can be used. It is a user friendly web service that allows obtaining and configuring capacity. The web service decreases time needed to obtain and boot new server instances, making the process of scaling capacity instant. Clearly, Amazon EC2 makes the task of web-scale computing easier for Developers.
• Increase or decrease computing capacity within minutes and not hours
• Root access under control
• Multiple choices among instance types, software packages and Operating Systems
• Reliable environment for commissioning of replacement
• Works in conjunction with Amazon VPC for security
Amazon S3 allows is low-latency data storage through a highly scalable and reliable web service. Amazon S3 service provides storage space for the Internet, whereby one can store and retrieve any amount of data from anywhere. This is helpful for web developers who can make use of Internet storage. Being a scalable web service users pay for what they use.
Amazon VPC gives users complete control over a virtual networking environment, created by it. In this environment, users can select their own IP address range, configure route tables, create subnets as well as setup network gateways.
Amazon CloudFront provides a simple API that allows users to distribute content through a network. This network has low waiting time due to high data transfer rates. With Amazon CloudFront, one can also get started without negotiating contracts and minimum commitments.
Amazon Route 53 is useful in creating and managing public DNS records. Users also have the option to either register new domain names or transfer them into an existing domain name.
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) enables easy set up, organization and measurement of a cloud relational database. It manages the important tasks related to database administration. In addition, RDS also gives access to capabilities of Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server and PostgreSQL database.
Amazon Glacier helps businesses and other organizations save data for months, years, or even for decades, which is highly cost effective. Amazon Glacier is helpful in extracting for any kind of future analysis in an economic manner.

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