IL - Architecting on AWS (Associate)

Course Overview

This course covers the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on the AWS platform. Students learn how to optimize the AWS Cloud by understanding how AWS services fit into cloud-based solutions. In addition, students explore AWS Cloud best practices and design patterns for architecting optimal IT solutions on AWS, and build a variety of infrastructures in guided, hands-on activities. The course also covers how to create fledgling architectures and build them into robust and adaptive solutions.

This course will prepare for: AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

Course Details
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Level: 300

Who this course is designed for
  • Solutions architects
  • Solution design engineers

What You Will Learn

  • Make architectural decisions based on AWS architectural principles and best practices
  • Leverage AWS services to make your infrastructure scalable, reliable, and highly available
  • Leverage AWS Managed Services to enable greater flexibility and resiliency in an infrastructure
  • Make an AWS-based infrastructure more efficient to increase performance and reduce costs
  • Use the Well-Architected Framework to improve architectures with AWS solutions


  • Working knowledge of distributed systems
  • Familiarity with general networking concepts
  • Working knowledge of multi-tier architectures
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts

Course Outline

Core AWS Knowledge

Designing Your Environment

Making Your Environment Highly Available

Forklifting an Existing Application onto AWS

Event-Driven Scaling

Automating and Decoupling Your Infrastructure

Designing Storage at Scale

Hosting a New Web Application on AWS

The Four Pillars of the Well-Architected Framework

Disaster Recovery and Failover Strategies

Troubleshooting Your Environment

Large-Scale Design Patterns and Case Studies


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