AWS Solutions Architect Associate (SAA-C02) Exam Prep Course - 2021 UPDATED!

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Pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate SAA-C02 exam + AWS Essentials and 2 FREE practice exams.

About This Video

  • Understand concepts that are necessary to pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certification exam
  • Gain access to notes on every chapter and end-of-chapter quizzes to summarize and validate your learning
  • Gain access to both the AWS Essentials and AWS Solutions Architect - Associate SAA-C02 certification preparation course along with two practice tests

In Detail

There is high demand in the job market for employees trained in AWS Solutions Architect. This updated course will help you prepare for the 2020 AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA-C02) exam, which was released on March 23, 2020.

The first part of this course includes 14 episodes that cover AWS Technical Essentials, which will take you through the terminology and concepts related to the AWS platform and teach you how to navigate the AWS management console. You will also understand the key concepts of AWS security measures as well as AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) and get to grips with foundational services, database services, and management services.

The second part of this course will train you in the following domains covered in the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam (their weightings are mentioned in brackets):

Domain 1: Design Resilient Architectures (30%)

Domain 2: Design High-Performance Architectures (28%)

Domain 3: Design Secure Applications and Architectures (24%)

Domain 4: Design Cost-Optimized Architectures (18%)

By the end of this course, you will have a solid understanding of AWS essentials and will be able to take the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certification exam with confidence.

Who this book is for

This course is for anyone working as a solutions architect, DevOps engineer, software engineer, Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), data engineer, or senior solutions architect. This course is also useful for anyone looking to move their business solutions to the AWS cloud and learn how AWS can help manage costs, security, storage, and computational needs.

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Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Introduction
    1. Introduction
  2. Chapter 2 : Exam Tips and Tricks
    1. What is Amazon Web Services (AWS)?
    2. Why Use Amazon Web Services (AWS)?
    3. Get Started with Amazon Web Services (AWS)?
    4. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certifications
    5. Preparing Resources
    6. Benefits of Certification
    7. AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (CSA-A) Overview
    8. What's New on the 2020 Updated Exam?
    9. AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (CSA-A) Exam Objectives
    10. The Four Key Areas (Compute, Networking, Storage, and Database) of Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    11. Master the Knowledge Areas of the Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (CSA-A) Exam
    12. Familiarize Yourself with the System
    13. How to Take Notes?
    14. Be Mentally and Physically Prepared
    15. Take the Exam
  3. Chapter 3 : Essentials Chapter 1 – Amazon Web Services (AWS) Foundations and Services
    1. Introduction to Cloud Computing
    2. Key Services of Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    3. Creating a Free Amazon Web Services (AWS) Account
    4. Exploring the Management Console
    5. Creating an Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Bucket
    6. Creating an Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Instance
    7. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Databases
    8. Other Services of Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  4. Chapter 4 : Essentials Chapter 2 – Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security and Costs
    1. Identity and Access Management (IAM) Services
    2. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Costs
    3. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Documentation
    4. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certification Path
  5. Chapter 5 : Solutions Architect Chapter 1 - Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Services Overview
    1. Cloud Computing Defined
    2. Benefits of Cloud Computing
    3. Cloud Computing Models
    4. History of Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    5. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Platform
    6. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Services – Part 1
    7. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Services – Part 2
    8. Security and Compliance
    9. Regions and Availability Zones (AZs)
  6. Chapter 6 : Solutions Architect Chapter 2 – Amazon Web Services (AWS) Storage Design
    1. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Storage Services
    2. Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Storage Class
    3. Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Terminology
    4. Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Advanced Features
    5. Creating Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Buckets Lab
    6. Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Bucket Properties
    7. Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Managing Objects Lab
    8. Glacier
    9. Setting up a Glacier Vault Lab
    10. Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Tape Gateway
    11. Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Enhanced Features
    12. Elastic Block Store (EBS)
    13. Creating Elastic Block Store (EBS) Volumes Lab
    14. Elastic File System (EFS)
    15. Creating an Elastic File System (EFS) File System Lab
    16. Elastic File System (EFS) and PrivateLink
    17. Introduction to Amazon FSx
    18. Hands on with FSx
    19. Integrating On-Premises Storage
    20. Storage Access Security Lab
    21. Storage Performance
  7. Chapter 7 : Solutions Architect Chapter 3 - Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
    1. Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Overview
    2. Creating a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Lab
    3. Configuring DHCP Options Lab
    4. Elastic IP Addresses
    5. Elastic Network Interfaces (ENIs)
    6. Endpoints
    7. Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Peering
    8. Creating a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Peering Connection Lab
    9. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Groups Overview
    10. Network Address Translation (NAT)
    11. Virtual Private Gateways (VPGs) and Customer Gateways (CGWs)
    12. Virtual Private Cloud (VPN) Configuration Option
  8. Chapter 8 : Solutions Architect Chapter 4 - Compute Services Design
    1. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Overview
    2. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2 Instance Types)
    3. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Pricing
    4. Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
  9. Chapter 9 : Solutions Architect Chapter 5 - Compute Services Implementation
    1. Launching an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Linux Instance Lab
    2. Configuring an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Linux Instance Lab
    3. Setting up an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Windows Instance Lab
    4. Shared Tenancy in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    5. Dedicated Hosts in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    6. Dedicated Instances in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    7. Amazon Machine Images (AMI) Virtualization
  10. Chapter 10 : Solutions Architect Chapter 6 - Compute Services Management
    1. Instance Management of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
    2. Connecting to Instances Lab
    3. Working with Security Groups
    4. Working with Security Groups Lab
    5. Advanced Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Management
    6. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Batch
    7. Elastic Container Service (ECS)
    8. Elastic Beanstalk Environment
  11. Chapter 11 : Solutions Architect Chapter 7 - Identity and Access Management (IAM)
    1. Identity and Access Management (IAM) Overview
    2. Principals
    3. Root User
    4. Authentication
    5. Authorization Policies
    6. Multi-Factor Authentication
    7. Key Rotation
    8. Multiple Permissions
    9. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Compliance Program
    10. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Hub
    11. Shared Responsibility Model
  12. Chapter 12 : Solutions Architect Chapter 8 – Identity and Access Management (IAM) Best Practices
    1. User Accounts
    2. Password Policies in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    3. Credential Rotation
    4. Principle of Least Privilege
    5. Identity and Access Management (IAM) Roles in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    6. Creating and Defining Identity and Access Management (IAM) Policy Conditions
    7. CloudTrail
  13. Chapter 13 : Solutions Architect Chapter 9 - Auto Scaling Solutions
    1. Auto Scaling Overview
    2. Auto Scaling Groups
    3. Termination Policies
    4. Auto Scaling Configuration Lab
    5. Launch Methods
    6. Load Balancer Concepts
    7. Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)
  14. Chapter 14 : Solutions Architect Chapter 10 - Virtual Network Services
    1. Domain Name System (DNS)
    2. Configuring Domain Name System (DNS) Lab
    3. Configuring Route 53 Lab
    4. Configuring Access Control Lists (ACLs) and Network Access Control Lists (NACLs) Lab
    5. Flow Logs
  15. Chapter 15 : Solutions Architect Chapter 11 – Amazon Web Services (AWS) Application Deployment
    1. Application and Deployment Services
    2. Lambda
    3. Application Programming Interface (API) Gateway
    4. Kinesis in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    5. Amazon Kinesis Data Streams and Firehose
    6. Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
    7. Reference Architectures
    8. CloudFront
    9. Web Application Firewall (WAF)
    10. Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS)
    11. Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    12. Amazon Simple Workflow (SWF)
    13. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Step Functions
    14. Amazon Web Services (AWS) OpsWorks
    15. Amazon Cognito
    16. Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR)
    17. Amazon Web Services (AWS) CloudFormation
    18. Amazon Web Services (AWS) CloudFormation Properties
    19. Amazon CloudWatch
    20. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Trusted Advisor
    21. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Organizations
  16. Chapter 16 : Solutions Architect Chapter 12 - Amazon Web Services (AWS) Database Design
    1. Database Types
    2. Relational Databases
    3. Database Hosting Methods
    4. High Availability Solutions in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    5. Scalability Solutions in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    6. Database Security
    7. Amazon Aurora
    8. Amazon Redshift
    9. Amazon DynamoDB
  17. Chapter 17 : Solutions Architect Chapter 13 - Database Deployment
    1. Amazon DynamoDB Tables Lab
    2. MySQL Lab in the Amazon Wed Services (AWS) Cloud
    3. Configuration Lab
    4. Backups Lab in Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
    5. Restore Lab
    6. Snapshot Lab
    7. Monitoring Lab
  18. Chapter 18 : Solutions Architect Chapter 14 - Additional Amazon Web Services (AWS) Services
    1. Media Content Delivery
    2. Desktop and App streaming
    3. Amazon ElastiCache
    4. Security Services Lab
    5. Analytics Engines
    6. Development Operations (DevOps)
    7. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions
    8. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Transit Gateway
    9. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Backup
    10. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Explorer
  19. Chapter 19 : Solutions Architect Chapter 15 - Operational Excellence with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    1. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Operational Excellence Process
    2. Widget Makers Scenario
    3. Resilient Design
    4. Resilient Design Scenario
    5. Performant Design
    6. Performant Design Scenario
    7. Secure Design
    8. Secure Design Scenario
    9. Cost Optimization in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    10. Cost Optimization Scenario
    11. General Best Practices

Product information

  • Title: AWS Solutions Architect Associate (SAA-C02) Exam Prep Course - 2021 UPDATED!
  • Author(s): Total Seminars, Tom Carpenter
  • Release date: September 2020
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781800567054