Architecting on Amazon Web Services (AWS-ARCH)
- Identify AWS architecting basic practices.
- Explore using the AWS management tools: The AWS Console, Command Line Interface (CLI), and CloudFormation in a lab environment.
- Examine the enforcement of accounts security using policies.
- Identify the elements that build an elastic, secure, virtual network that includes private and public subnets.
- Practice building an AWS core networking infrastructure.
- Determine strategies for a layered security approach to Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) subnets.
- Identify strategies to select the appropriate compute resources based on business use-cases.
- Practice building a VPC and adding an Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) instance in a lab environment.
- Practice installing an Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) instance and an Application Load Balancer (ALB) in the VPC you created.
- Compare and contrast AWS storage products and services, based on business scenarios.
- Compare and contrast the different types of AWS database services based on business needs.
- Practice building a highly available, auto-scaling database layer in a lab.
- Explore the business value of AWS monitoring solutions.
- Identify and discuss AWS automation tools that will help you build, maintain and evolve your infrastructure.
- Discuss network peering, VPC endpoints, gateway, and routing solutions based on use-cases.
- Discuss hybrid networking configurations to extend and secure your infrastructure.
- Discuss the benefits of microservices as an effective decoupling strategy to power highly available applications at scale.
- Explore AWS container services for the rapid implementation of an infrastructure-agnostic, portable application environment.
- Identify the business and security benefits of AWS serverless services based on business examples.
- Practice building a serverless infrastructure in a lab environment.
- Discuss the ways in which AWS edge services address latency and security.
- Practice building a CloudFront deployment with an S3 backend in a lab environment.
- Explore AWS backup, recovery solutions, and best practices to ensure resiliency and business continuity.
- Build a highly available and secure cloud architecture based on a business problem, in a project-based facilitator-guided lab.
We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:
- AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials, or
- Working knowledge of distributed systems
- Familiarity with general networking concepts
- Familiarity with IP addressing
- Working knowledge of multi-tier architectures
- Familiarity with cloud computing concepts
This course is intended for solutions architects, solution-design engineers, developers seeking an understanding of AWS architecting, and individuals seeking the AWS Solutions Architect-Associate certification.
Module 0: Introductions & Course Map review
- Welcome and course outcomes
Module 1: Architecting Fundamentals Review
- AWS Services and Infrastructure
- Infrastructure Models
- AWS API Tools
- Securing your infrastructure
- The Well-Architected Framework
- Hands-on lab: Explore Using the AWS API Tools to Deploy an EC2 Instance
Module 2: Account Security
- Security Principals
- Identity and Resource-Based Policies
- Account Federation
- Introduction to Managing Multiple Accounts
Module 3: Networking, Part 1
- IP Addressing
- Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Patterns and Quotas
- Internet Access
- Network Access Control Lists (NACLs)
- Security Groups
Module 4: Compute
- Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2)
- EC2 Instances and Instance Selection
- High-Performance Computing on AWS
- Lambda and EC2, When to Use Which
- Hands-On Lab: Build Your Amazon VPC Infrastructure
Module 5: Storage
- Shared File Systems
- Shared EBS Volumes
- Amazon S3, Security, Versioning, and Storage Classes
- Data Migration Tools
Module 6: Database Services
- AWS Database Solutions
- Amazon Relational Database Services (RDS)
- DynamoDB, Features and Use Cases
- Redshift, Features, Use Cases, and Comparison with RDS
- Caching and Migrating Data
- Hands-on Lab: Create a Database Layer in Your Amazon VPC Infrastructure
Module 7: Monitoring and Scaling
- Monitoring: CloudWatch, CloudTrail, and VPC Flow Logs
- Invoking Events
- Elastic Load Balancing
- Auto Scaling Options and Monitoring Cost
- Hands-on Lab: Configure High Availability in Your Amazon VPC
Module 8: Automation
- AWS Systems Manager
Module 9: Containers
- Monitoring Microservices with X-Ray
Module 10: Networking Part 2
- VPC Peering & Endpoints
- Transit Gateway
- Hybrid Networking
- Route 53
Module 11: Serverless Architecture
- Amazon API Gateway
- Amazon SQS, Amazon SNS
- Amazon Kinesis Data Streams & Kinesis Firehose
- Step Functions
- Compare Amazon SQS to Amazon MQ
- Hands-on Lab: Build a Serverless Architecture
Module 12: Edge Services
- Amazon CloudFront
- AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF), DDoS, and Firewall Manager
- Compare AWS Global Accelerator and Amazon CloudFront
- AWS Outposts
- Hands-On Lab: Configure an Amazon CloudFront Distribution with an Amazon S3 Origin
Module 13: Backup and Recovery
- Planning for Disaster Recovery
- AWS Backup
- Recovery Strategies
Capstone Lab: Build an AWS Multi-Tier Architecture
- Participants review the concepts and services learned in class and build a solution based on a scenario. The lab environment provides partial solutions to promote analysis and reflection. Participants deploy a highly available architecture. The instructor is available for consultation.
|Course Dates||Course Times (EST)||Delivery Mode||GTR|
|2/14/2023 - 2/16/2023||10:00 AM - 6:00 PM||Virtual||Enroll|
|3/14/2023 - 3/16/2023||10:00 AM - 6:00 PM||Virtual||Enroll|
|4/12/2023 - 4/14/2023||10:00 AM - 6:00 PM||Virtual||Enroll|
|5/10/2023 - 5/12/2023||10:00 AM - 6:00 PM||Virtual||Enroll|
|6/14/2023 - 6/16/2023||10:00 AM - 6:00 PM||Virtual||Enroll|