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AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA-C01) Cert Guide, First Edition

Book Description

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA-C01) Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification enables you to succeed on the exam the first time. Leading IT cloud expert Anthony Sequeira shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills.

 

This complete study package includes

· A test-preparation routine proven to help you pass the exam

· Do I Know This Already? quizzes, which enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section

· Chapter-ending exercises, which help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly

· The powerful Pearson IT Certification Test Prep practice test software, with two full sample exams containing 130 well-reviewed, exam-realistic questions, customization options, and detailed performance reports

· A final preparation chapter, which guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your review and test-taking strategies

· Study plan suggestions and templates to help you organize and optimize your study time

 

Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, challenging review questions, and exercises, this study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.

 

The study guide helps you master topics on Amazon’s AWS Certified Solutions Architect — Associate (SAA-C01) exam, including how to

· Design resilient architectures

· Define performant architectures

· Specify secure applications and architectures

· Design cost-optimized architectures

· Define operationally excellent architectures

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. About This E-Book
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Contents at a Glance
  6. Table of Contents
  7. About the Author
  8. Dedication
  9. Acknowledgments
  10. About the Technical Reviewer
  11. We Want to Hear from You!
  12. Reader Services
  13. Introduction
  14. Part I: Domain 1: Design Resilient Architectures
    1. Chapter 1 The Fundamentals of AWS
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Advantages of Cloud Technologies
      3. An Overview of Key AWS Services
      4. Review All Key Topics
      5. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      6. Define Key Terms
      7. Q&A
    2. Chapter 2 Designing Resilient Storage
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Designing Resilient S3 Services
      3. Designing Resilient EBS Services
      4. Designing Resilient EFS Services
      5. Designing Resilient Glacier Services
      6. Review All Key Topics
      7. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      8. Define Key Terms
      9. Q&A
    3. Chapter 3 Designing Decoupling Mechanisms
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Decoupling Demystified
      3. Advantages of Decoupled Designs
      4. Synchronous Decoupling
      5. Asynchronous Decoupling
      6. Review All Key Topics
      7. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      8. Define Key Terms
      9. Q&A
    4. Chapter 4 Designing a Multitier Infrastructure
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Single-Tier Architectures
      3. Multitier Architectures
      4. The Classic Three-Tier Architecture
      5. Review All Key Topics
      6. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      7. Define Key Terms
      8. Q&A
    5. Chapter 5 Designing High Availability Architectures
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. High Availability Compute
      3. High Availability Application Services
      4. High Availability Database Services
      5. High Availability Networking Services
      6. High Availability Storage Services
      7. High Availability Security Services
      8. High Availability Monitoring Services
      9. Review All Key Topics
      10. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      11. Define Key Terms
      12. Q&A
  15. Part II: Domain 2: Define Performant Architectures
    1. Chapter 6 Choosing Performant Storage
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Performant S3 Services
      3. Performant EBS Services
      4. Performant EFS Services
      5. Performant Glacier Services
      6. Review All Key Topics
      7. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      8. Define Key Terms
      9. Q&A
    2. Chapter 7 Choosing Performant Databases
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Aurora
      3. RDS
      4. DynamoDB
      5. ElastiCache
      6. Redshift
      7. Review All Key Topics
      8. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      9. Define Key Terms
      10. Q&A
    3. Chapter 8 Improving Performance with Caching
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. ElastiCache
      3. DynamoDB Accelerator
      4. CloudFront
      5. Greengrass
      6. Route 53
      7. Review All Key Topics
      8. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      9. Define Key Terms
      10. Q&A
    4. Chapter 9 Designing for Elasticity
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Elastic Load Balancing
      3. Auto Scaling
      4. Review All Key Topics
      5. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      6. Define Key Terms
      7. Q&A
  16. Part III: Domain 3: Specify Secure Applications and Architectures
    1. Chapter 10 Securing Application Tiers
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Using IAM
      3. Securing the OS and Applications
      4. Review All Key Topics
      5. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      6. Define Key Terms
      7. Q&A
    2. Chapter 11 Securing Data
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Resource Access Authorization
      3. Storing and Managing Encryption Keys in the Cloud
      4. Protecting Data at Rest
      5. Decommissioning Data Securely
      6. Protecting Data in Transit
      7. Review All Key Topics
      8. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      9. Define Key Terms
      10. Q&A
    3. Chapter 12 Networking Infrastructure for a Single VPC Application
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Introducing the Basic AWS Network Infrastructure
      3. Network Interfaces
      4. Route Tables
      5. Internet Gateways
      6. Egress-Only Internet Gateways
      7. DHCP Option Sets
      8. DNS
      9. Elastic IP Addresses
      10. VPC Endpoints
      11. NAT
      12. VPC Peering
      13. ClassicLink
      14. Review All Key Topics
      15. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      16. Define Key Terms
      17. Q&A
  17. Part IV: Domain 4: Design Cost-Optimized Architectures
    1. Chapter 13 Cost-Optimized Storage
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. S3 Services
      3. EBS Services
      4. EFS Services
      5. Glacier Services
      6. Review All Key Topics
      7. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      8. Define Key Terms
      9. Q&A
    2. Chapter 14 Cost-Optimized Compute
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Cost-Optimized EC2 Services
      3. Cost-Optimized Lambda Services
      4. Review All Key Topics
      5. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      6. Define Key Terms
      7. Q&A
  18. Part V: Domain 5: Define Operationally Excellent Architectures
    1. Chapter 15 Features for Operational Excellence
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Introduction to the AWS Well-Architected Framework
      3. Prepare
      4. Operate
      5. Evolve
      6. Review All Key Topics
      7. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      8. Define Key Terms
      9. Q&A
  19. Part VI: Final Preparation
    1. Chapter 16 Final Preparation
      1. Exam Information
      2. Getting Ready
      3. Tools for Final Preparation
      4. Suggested Plan for Final Review/Study
      5. Summary
  20. Part VII: Appendixes
    1. Glossary
    2. Appendix A Answers to the “Do I Know This Already?” Quizzes and Q&A Sections
      1. Chapter 1
      2. Chapter 2
      3. Chapter 3
      4. Chapter 4
      5. Chapter 5
      6. Chapter 6
      7. Chapter 7
      8. Chapter 8
      9. Chapter 9
      10. Chapter 10
      11. Chapter 11
      12. Chapter 12
      13. Chapter 13
      14. Chapter 14
      15. Chapter 15
    3. Appendix B AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (SAA-C01) Cert Guide Exam Updates
      1. Always Get the Latest at the Book’s Product Page
      2. Technical Content
    4. Index
  21. Online Elements
    1. Glossary
    2. Appendix C Memory Tables
      1. Chapter 2
      2. Chapter 4
      3. Chapter 5
      4. Chapter 6
      5. Chapter 7
      6. Chapter 11
    3. Appendix D Memory Tables Answer Key
      1. Chapter 2
      2. Chapter 4
      3. Chapter 5
      4. Chapter 6
      5. Chapter 7
      6. Chapter 11
    4. Appendix E Study Planner