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Architecting on AWS

Your personal Learning Program with everything you need to best prepare for the AWS SAA-003 Exam and become an AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate, supported by your expert instructor.

course: Architecting on AWS

Duration: 3 days

Format: Virtual or Classroom

prepare-exam Prepares for Exam : AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA-C03)

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Learn to make architectural decisions to increase performance and reduce cost based on best practices and AWS principles. Also, you can expect to gain comprehensive knowledge about leveraging AWS Managed Services to enable better flexibility and resiliency in an infrastructure.

  • [Dictionary item: Green-check] Includes a comprehensive set of Learning materials for the best possible Exam prep
  • [Dictionary item: Green-check] Includes access to extensive Labs for 180 days giving you practical hands-on experience
  • [Dictionary item: Green-check] Includes MeasureUp Practice Test to help you prepare for your Exam
  • [Dictionary item: Green-check] Full support available helping you register, prepare for and sit your exam

Who is the ‘Architecting on AWS’ Training course for?

The "Architecting on AWS" training course is intended for IT professionals, solutions architects, and developers aiming to become proficient in designing scalable and secure systems on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The course covers fundamental AWS services, security best practices, compute and storage solutions, network design, database services, scalability, high availability, cost optimization, resilience, and serverless architectures. It provides the knowledge and skills required to create and manage robust, cost-effective, and highly available AWS-based applications and systems, making it particularly valuable for those pursuing AWS certifications in solution architecture.

Feedback from Solutions Architect Associate Certification delegates

Jesper Berth

Great course, instructor well prepared and knowledgeable on the topic

Rebecca Fawcett

The instructor was incredibly knowledgeable on all areas of the course content. The training was well structured and interactive and has filled in a lot of gaps in my existing knowledge. Thanks so much!

Everything you need to get the results you want

Your Personal Learning Program will provide the skills you need, to help you do more of what you love. The 3-step learning program is built to teach you real applicable skills that open opportunities for you.

How we get you certified

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The Readynez365 platform provides an enhanced digital pathway for all your learning elements, from pre-studies to exam, making it the most direct route to new tech Skills. Pick what you want (and need) to get up to speed. It´s all laid out for you in Readynez365 well in advance of your courses.

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Learning Designed For The Virtual Classroom

The training methodology is designed for the virtual classroom to inspire and engage you with a variation of hands-on training, presentations, labs and tests. You’ll also be glad to know that Virtual instructor-led training is loved by managers - it is the most cost-effective way to train.

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Expert Mentoring That Get’s You All The Way

There´s a maximum number of learners in the class to ensure your easy access to personal coaching. You’ll meet accredited expert instructors that are seasoned IT Professionals and Consultants certified to the highest level and bringing real-world experience into the classroom.

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Exam & Skills Focus

We´ll cover the ins and outs of the subject so that you can apply it in your day-to-day work, and you’ll even learn the specifics that you need to know for the exam. It’s your choice whether to sit the exam, or not, but with our detailed guides and hotline, we’ll make it easy to access your exam voucher, and schedule and sit the exam online

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Your access to training is unlimited and you can train as much as you want until you successfully pass your exam.

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Train with a clear conscience with training that makes a 96% lower carbon footprint compared to in-classroom training. Our organisation operates with minimal environmental impact and we´ve reduced our Co2 emission with 96% since 2020.We are compliant with the ISO 14001 throughout our entire supply chain as your guarantee for our sustainable business practices.

What you will learn during our Architecting on AWS course

- Objective is to attain a deep knowledge of AWS infrastructure and design patterns on developing applications on AWS.
- The course covers how to make architectural decisions based on AWS architectural principles and best practices along with how to use a well-architected framwork to improve architectures with AWS solutions. Subsequently, you will learn how to leverage AWS services to make your infrastructure scalable, reliable, and highly available.

- Traditional IT Infrastructure
- Cloud Infrastructure and Cloud Advantage
- Examples of Cloud Services
- Cloud Segments: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS
- Cloud Deployment Models
- Cloud Security
- Overview of AWS Services
- Availability Zones and data centers
- AWS Credentials
- Review of major AWS services

- Amazon S3 Hands-on: Creating Buckets, objects, and managing access control
- Amazon EC2 Hands-on: Hosting an Application on EC2

- Hands-on: Deploying and scaling an application using RDS

- Hands-on: Scaling the Application using Amazon ELB

- Auto-Scaling
- Deploying an auto-scaling app on the cloud using auto-scaling, EC2, RDS, ELB

-Hands-on: Hosting secure applications using public and private subnets

- Hands-on: Generating groups, users, access policies and control

- Hands-on: Setup CloudFront CDN for an Application

- Hands-on: Moving an existing domain name to Route53 and configuring multi-location Routing

- Hands-on: Generating and Deploying Cloud Formation Templates
- Dynamo DB
- AWS Frequently Used Design Patterns

Meet our instructors

Meet some of the Readynez Instructors you can meet on your course. They are experts, passionate about what they do, and dedicated to give back to their industry, their field, and those who want to learn, explore, and advance in their careers.

Jens Gilges
#Microsoft365 #Azure #AWS#AWS #Machine Learning #Ethical Hacking #Penetration Testing #Offsec #GIAC

Jens is a 20-year MCT, an Amazon Authorized Champion Instructor and a well accomplish Cloud Infrastructure Security Consultant and Penetration Tester.

How to best be prepared for our Architecting on AWS course

At Readynez, we provide many resources and have experienced experts in the field. That is why we are also very successful with many satisfied customers. You can therefore safely take your course with us. In order to take the AWS SAA-003 course, however, some prerequisites are required.

You have the perfect starting point to take this course with these prerequisites:

  • Have some IT experience or education in the IT field and some experience with Linux system administration is recommended, but this is not required.
  • Has a basic understanding of databases and working knowledge of distributed systems and multi-tier architectures as well as knowledge of general network and cloud computing concepts.

Our track record

With 15 years experience and more than 50.000 happy customers from all over the world, companies such as ALSO, ATEA, Microsoft, Serco, and many more, trust Readynez to help them train and certify their staff.

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The Virtual Classroom is an online room, where you will join your instructor and fellow classmates in real time. Everything happens live and you can interact freely, discuss, ask questions, and watch your instructor present on a whiteboard, discuss the courseware and slides, work with labs, and review.

Your exam voucher is usually included in your virtual training package. When you´re ready to sit your exam, you just book it with the exam provider. You can sit most exams from home or at a local test centre. We’re here to help you with that process.

Yes, you can sit exams from all the major Vendors like Microsoft, Cisco etc from the comfort of your home or office.

With Readynez you do any course form the comfort of your home or office. Readynez provides support and best practices for your at-home classroom and you can enjoy learning with minimal impact on your day-to-day life. Plus you'll save the cost and the environmental burden of travelling.

Well, learning is limitless, when you are motivated, but you need the right path to achieve what you want. Readynez consultants have many years of experience customizing learner paths and we can design one for you too. We are always available with help and guidance, and you can reach us on the chat or write us at info@readynez.com.

An AWS Solutions Architect designs, builds, deploys, and maintains business applications and critical infrastructure inside the AWS Cloud.

They have developed skills and expertise to help them design and build advanced cloud-based solutions and migrate existing workloads to the cloud.

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (SAA-C02) exam is intended for people working in a solutions architect role. The exam validates the ability to design secure and robust solutions by using AWS technologies. The exam also validates a candidate’s ability to design a solution by using appropriate AWS services and by following architectural principles based on requirements.

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification exam is for anyone with the following experience:

  • One year of hands-on experience with AWS technology, including using compute, networking, storage, and database AWS services as well as AWS deployment and management services
  • Experience deploying, managing, and operating workloads on AWS as well as implementing security controls and compliance requirements
  • Familiarity with using both the AWS Management Console and the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI)
  • Understanding of the AWS Well-Architected Framework, AWS networking, security services, and the AWS global infrastructure
  • Ability to identify which AWS services meet a given technical requirement and to define technical requirements for an AWS-based application

With the following prerequisites, you'll have the ideal starting point for your training:

  • Some IT industry work experience or a degree in the IT field
  • Some experience with Linux system administration advisable but not required
  • Basic understanding of databases
  • Working knowledge of distributed systems and multi-tier architecture
  • Familiarity with general networking and cloud computing concepts

To achieve the certification, you’ll need to take and pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam (SAA-C02). The exam features a combination of two question formats: multiple choice and multiple response.

You will learn the following:

  • What is Cloud Computing? Why it matters?
    • Traditional IT Infrastructure
    • Cloud Infrastructure and Cloud Advantage
    • Cloud Segments: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS
    • Cloud Deployment Models
    • Cloud Security
    • Fundamentals of AWS
  • Overview of AWS Services
    • Simple Storage Service (S3) and Elastic Compute Cloud Labs
    • Creating Buckets, objects, and managing access control
    • Hosting an Application on EC2
    • Amazon Relational Database Services (RDS)
    • Deploying and scaling and application using RDS
    • Amazon Elastic Load Balancer (ELB)
    • Scaling the Application using Amazon ELB
    • Amazon CloudWatch
    • Auto-Scaling
    • Amazon VPC
    • Identity & Access Management (IAM)
    • CloudFront
    • Route 53
    • Cloud Formation
    • Dynamo DB

AWS Frequently Used Design Patterns

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (SAA-C02) exam cost $150.

The AWS Solution Architect – Associate credential has a three-year validity period.

The typical job role for people holding this certification is as a AWS Solutions Architect, who designs, builds, deploys, and maintains business applications and critical infrastructure inside the AWS Cloud.

The syllabus for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (SAA-C02) exam includes the following domains:

  • Design Resilient Architectures
  • Design High-Performing Architectures
  • Design Secure Applications and Architectures
  • Design Cost-Optimizes Architectures



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