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AWS Certified Solutions Architect –Associate Tutorial - Step 1: Your complete course to clear AWS CSA

Video Description

Learn the fundamentals of architecting applications on AWS with this introduction to advanced networking and access management

About This Video

  • Get setup with an AWS free tier account and learn about all of the services available on the platform
  • Understand how to use IAM to control access to your users and resources
  • Discover how to build and monitor your own VPC


Due to the rapid adaptation of the cloud platform, the need for cloud certification has also increased. This course is your one stop solution, getting you from zero to certified. The main focus of this video is on getting you Amazon Certified and building highly reliable and scalable applications on AWS.

This course starts with a quick introduction to AWS and the prerequisites. Next, the video dives deep into topics such as Amazon S3, EC2, VPC, and more to get you prepared with core Amazon services. Moving forward, this tutorial teaches you how to design and deploy highly scalable and optimized workloads. Finally, we cover security and troubleshooting concepts along with AWS architecture best practices.

By the end of this video, you will be prepared to pass the Amazon CSA exam and will be capable of building secure and reliable applications.

What you will learn

  • Set up your AWS environment
  • Get an overview of AWS Services
  • See how to use IAM to manage access to your users and resources
  • Be introduced to VPCs, NAT instances, and Bastions
  • Find out how to build and monitor your own VPC

Who should take this course

This video is for IT professionals and Solutions Architects looking to clear the AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate 2017 exam. Developers looking to build scalable applications on AWS will also find this book useful. No prior AWS experience is needed.

About the author

Colibri Ltd. is a technology consultancy company founded in 2015 by James Cross and Ingrid Funie. The company works to help their clients navigate the rapidly changing and complex world of emerging technologies, with deep expertise in areas such as Big Data, Data Science, Machine Learning, and Cloud Computing.

Over the past few years, they have worked with some of the world's largest and most prestigious companies, including a tier 1 investment bank, a leading management consultancy group, and one of the world's most popular soft drinks companies, helping each of them to better make sense of their data and process it in more intelligent ways.

The company lives by their moto: Data -> Intelligence -> Action.

Our author, RalucaBolovan is a DevOps Engineer, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, and AWS Certified Developer.

She graduated with a first class honours MEng degree in Computing (Software Engineering) from Imperial College London. She worked in Investment Banking for three years with technologies such as Python, Java, and Spring. She then moved into the FinTech industry and has written microservices running on Docker on AWS.

Raluca has several years of experience architecting and implementing new solutions on the AWS platform. She has built, among others, a serverless ETL and data warehousing solution using AWS Lambda, DynamoDB, Redshift, and S3 as the principal components.

She is also interested in new technologies. She has spent most of her career working in many aspects of technology roles, ranging from front-end development with JavaScript and Django to back-end with microservices in Java 8 and Postgres, and more recently DevOps on AWS. If that technology could be the solution for the task at hand, she will definitely try it.

About Packt Video

Packt Video publishes friendly, practical video tutorials, packed with practical skills, concepts and guidance to help you succeed with new technologies and tasks. Packt Video’s series include Learn, Hands-On, Mastering, In 7 Days, Troubleshooting, and more. Our courses cover web and software development, security and ethical hacking, data science, and other key tech topics. We exist to make cutting-edge topics accessible for all.

GitHub Link

The code bundle for this video course is available at - https://github.com/PacktPublishing/AWS-Certified-Solutions-Architect-Associate-Tutorial---Step-3-