Architecting on AWS

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Architecting on AWS covers the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on AWS. The course is designed to teach solutions architects how to optimize the use of the AWS Cloud by understanding AWS services and how these services fit into cloud-based solutions. This course emphasizes AWS cloud best practices and recommended design patterns to help students think through the process of architecting optimal IT solutions on AWS. Case studies throughout the course showcase how some AWS customers have designed their infrastructures and the strategies and services they implemented.

In This Course, You Will Learn How To:

  • Make architectural decisions based on the AWS-recommended 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 in order to increase performance and reduce costs.
  • Use the Well-Architected Framework to improve architectures with AWS solutions

Course Outline

Day 1

  1. The Simplest Architectures
  2. Adding a Compute Layer
  3. Adding a Database Layer
  4. Networking in AWS Part 1

Day 2

  1. Networking in AWS Part 2
  2. AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  3. Elasticity, High Availability, and Monitoring
  4. Automation

Day 3

  1. Caching
  2. Building Decoupled Architectures
  3. Microservices and Serverless Architectures
  4. RTO/RPO and Backup Recovery Setup
  5. Optimizations and Review

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