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Course Code: 821495

AWS Well-Architected Best Practices

Learn AWS Well-Architected Framework and its 5 pillars.

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Course Description

The Well-Architected Framework enables you to make informed decisions about your customers architectures in a cloud-native way and understand the impact of design decisions that are made. By using the Well-Architected Framework, you will understand the risks in your architecture and ways to mitigate them. This course is designed to provide a deep dive into the AWS Well-Architected Framework and its 5 pillars. 

About this course

What You'll Learn?

In this course, you will learn to: 

  • Identify the Well-Architected Framework features, design principles, design pillars, and common uses 
  • Apply the design principles, key services, and best practices for each pillar of the Well Architected Framework 
  • Use the Well-Architected Tool to conduct Well-Architected Reviews 

Who Needs to Attend?

Technical professionals involved in architecting, building, and operating AWS solutions. 


We recommend that attendees of this course have: 

  • Knowledge of core AWS services (Course: AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials classroom or digital training) 
  • Knowledge of AWS management interfaces (Course: AWS Technical Essentials classroom or digital training) 
  • Knowledge of core AWS design and architecture (Course: Architecting on 


Course Outline

Module 1: Well-Architected Introduction 

  • History of Well-Architected 
  • Goals of Well-Architected 
  • What is the AWS Well-Architected Framework? 
  • The AWS Well-Architected Tool 

Module 2: Design Principles 

  • Operational Excellence 
  • Reliability 
  • Security 
  • Performance Efficiency 
  • Cost Optimization 

Classroom Live Labs

  • Lab 1: Operational Excellence 
  • Lab 2: Reliability 
  • Lab 3: Security 
  • Lab 4: Performance Efficiency
  • Lab 5: Cost Optimization 

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