AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate [New Exam]
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AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate [New Exam]

New Exam - Master the - AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate - using the ONLY All-in-One Exam Preparation Guide
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What you'll learn
  • ACE the exam on your first attempt after taking the course and Become AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
  • Master all the exam required knowledge and boost confidence to take the exam

  • Become an AWS Cloud Subject Matter Expert and be ready to tackle job interviews

  • Pave the way to your successful AWS career by deeply understanding the AWS platform, and its services
  • Be 70-75% ready for AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate and AWS Certified Developer Associate Exams
  • Be 60% ready for AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional Exam
  • Basic IT knowledge is a plus
  • Determination to become Amazon Web Services - AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
  • Readiness to invest the effort and time to master AWS Core Services including VPC, Security Groups, N ACLs, NAT Instance and Gateway, Bastion Hosts, VPN, Direct Connect, EC2, Enhanced Networking...etc

Continuously updated - Last Update NOV 25th 2018

Stop wasting time on other CSA Associate preparation material that claim to be updated. AWS is making the exam more and more tricky, and your only way to work around that and pass on the first attempt, is to study and understand AWS services in depth, which is the core design philosophy of this course/content.

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The course includes 38+ HRs of Exam Theory, 7+ hours of hands on Labs, 33+ Quizzes & 300+ Exam Practice Tutorials where you learn how to read questions, analyze them, identify wrong answers, and find the best/correct answer.

Voted to be the Best and Only COMPLETE All-in-One Guide for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam, that have produced 1000s of Successful AWS Architects with average scores of 85%+ in the new FEB 2018 Exam format.

Why Enroll to this course?

Excellent question, here is why

This course will enable you to: 
1. ACE the Amazon web services - WS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam topics, 

2. Be 75-80% ready for AWS Certified SysOps Associate, and AWS Certified Developer Associate exams,

3. Be 70% ready for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional Exam, 
4. Confidently attend any AWS related job technical interview, and

5. Excel in your AWS Job, 

6. Be part of the vibrant and dynamic QnA forum of this course. A great place to post questions, get swift answers from 10s of active forum contributors, quick access to the instructor. Many students have had their learning experiences enhanced because they posted and received answers to questions via the DolphinEd CSAA forum.  Due to its dynamic nature, the pool of forum questions may be also used as an additional way to test one's knowledge.

This is DolfinED's promise, you will NOT find another course that can give you all this bundled in one course at a fraction of the exam fee cost. The best companion to preparing and getting certified.

What you will get: once you enroll

  • 40+ hours of theory lectures, detailing every aspect of the AWS services in scope of the exam

  • 33+ quizzes after each topic to enhance the learning

  • 21+ hours of guided practice questions (instructor led) with more than 300 exam-level questions

  • 7+ hours of hands-on demo labs to cement the learning and make you familiar with the platform

  • Swift access to the course developer/author for any questions/queries or to clear any doubts

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Hi Eissa ,   cleared the CSA A   certification today . Scored 100 %   .  

   Thanks to your course for helping me with gaining  in depth knowledge of the core AWS concepts ! .    

 Just wanted to know what else do I need to study for the Developer Associate and the SysOps Associate certifications . 

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Passed CSA-A with 91%

Thanks Eissa for this wonderful course and absolutely the best in the market. I couldn't have achieved it without this course. This course gave an excellent foundational knowledge on the core AWS services. I highly recommend this course to anyone looking for AWS certification. 

Eissa is an excellent and passionate instructor and as he promises, this course alone would get anyone to the passing score.

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had already taken the A Cloud Guru course before this course was recommended by a colleague who failed the exam after only doing the Cloud Guru course. This course provided a very thorough, detailed explanation of all the core knowledge areas that appear on the exam. Lots of repetition and "why we need this" explanations that really supplemented the info I got from the other course. I just sat the exam and passed on my first attempt and I'm certain that I would not have passed without this course. It's a lot of material you should give yourself at least a couple of weeks of dedicated time to learn it.

Student Feedback Example (4) Dear Fellow Students, If you want to pass CSAA with 90-100% score and do well with your job/profession, you don't need to go anywhere except master the material in this course (no other material is required - Guaranteed!)

 FYI... I was able to achieve CSA-Associate 95%, CDA-Associate 98%, Sys Ops-Associate 100%... with this material. I am going to strive for other pro/ specialty certs now.

For the following reasons, this course is a MUST have for anyone serious about the Amazon Web Services, AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam.

The course is:

  • The only available, All-in-One, Complete online preparation guide to prepare you fully to the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Exam.

  • In depth theory, Quizzes (33+ Quizzes with close to 400 Questions, hours and hours of Hands-on Labs, and Instructor Led, guided , scenario-based practice questions, to master the exam readiness requirements, are all included.

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This course will enable you to stop thinking about exam passing score, and focus on how high your score can, and will, be!

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This course is also the best source to prepare for SysOps associate, and Developer Associate exams' core knowledge.

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Who this course is for:
  • Candidates for AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certificate who are keen to ACE the exam soon
  • Everyone trying to demystify the AWS Cloud in-depth knowledge and acquire it
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate candidates who want to do the final preparations through Quizzes and Guided Practice questions
Course content
Expand all 385 lectures 69:07:38
+ Course Introduction
5 lectures 36:11

Introduction to the course:

1) What is the course Objective

2) Who should attend

3) Pre-requisite knowledge

Preview 04:53

Important information to know about the architect professional, typical responsibilities and tasks.

Preview 06:03

This lecture discusses this question which I am sure is valid for majority of the exam candidates, so let's nail this one down through this lecture.

Preview 08:56

How to best study this content and included goodies :-)

Study Plan
+ Introduction to Cloud Computing and AWS Global Infrastructure
6 lectures 44:30
Heads up for what this section is - It is for pure beginners in Cloud Computing

What an On Premise data center is, what are its components, why do we need it?

What is the idea behind Cloud Computing?

How does Cloud Computing Contrast to On Premise DC

What is Capex and Opex

Preview 13:13

This lectures covers what Cloud computing is, Explains its Offerings (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)

it also Introduces the cloud types, Public , Private and Hybrid Clouds

Cloud Computing Offerings - Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud

This lectures covers AWS position as the leader for IaaS public Cloud offerings, and Why you should become AWS Certified along that line!

AWS as the Public Cloud IaaS Leader

This lectures introduce AWS global Infrastructure and explains the concept of Regions, Availability Zones, and Data Centers as they pertain to AWS.

AWS Global Infrastructure - Regions and Availability Zones
Early Review
+ Getting Started with AWS - Free Tier Account Setup & AWS IAM Foundation
5 lectures 55:34

This lectures takes the learner into a tour over the web page on to navigate free tier & first steps in setting up the free tier account.

Preview 09:12

First time login to the Console. And enabling MFA to the root account. An overview of the Console is also discussed.

DEMO - Logging on to AWS Console for the 1st time & MFA for the root user

The lecture introduces concepts like authentication and authorization. It also paves the way to learn IAM by introducing IAM identities, IAM User, Groups, Roles, and Permissions. Also demonstrates creating an IAM user.

DEMO -AWS Identity and Access Management Primer - Introduction to IAM Identities

This lectures shows how to create IAM users, how to launch them into an IAM group, group permissions, adding/removing users from a group.

DEMO - Creating Users in a Group , Assigning Group membership and Permissions
DEMO - IAM password policy and Billing Alarms
+ Core Knowledge - VPC,Sec Group,N ACL,Elastic IP,NAT,VPN,VPC Peering& D. Connect
23 lectures 05:50:41

Introduction to understanding what a VPC is, and listing the VPC Components

Preview 15:47

Explaining VPC Components:

1) Implied Router

2) Route Table

Core Knowledge - VPC Components - Implied Router and Route Tables

VPC Components:

1) IP Addressing

2) Internet Gateway

3) Public and Private Subnets

Core Knowledge -VPC Components - IP Addressing - Internet Gateway - Subnet Types

This Lan demonstrates the following VPC features/Components:

- VPC Overview

- Regions, Availability Zones and their relations to VPCs

- Default VPC created in each Region for newly created accounts

- Introduction to route tables and route tables default entries

- Editing Route tables

- Subnets, their features, and association to Route tables

DEMO - VPC Overview Lab # 1

This Lab demonstrates the following VPC components/features:

Internet Gateway 

Route tables

Additional VPC CIDR Blocks

DEMO - VPC Overview Lab # 2

The lectures explains:

1) Default and Custom VPC Types

2) Introduces Security Groups

Core Knowledge - VPC Components - VPC Types and Introduction to Security Groups

A deep dive into VPC, creating a Custom VPC, A deep dive on Route table, Subnet to Route table association.

DEMO VPC Lab # 3 - Creating A Custom VPC

This lectures covers Security Groups in a VPC in details.

DEMO - VPC Lab # 4 - Security Groups

More in depth knowledge about security groups, how they work, inbound vs. outbound traffic

Core Knowledge - VPC Components - Security Groups Mastery

This lectures introduces VPC Network Access Control Lists, their function, how it works, inbound vs. outbound

Core Knowledge - VPC Components - Network Access Control Lists (N ACLs)

A hands on demo and a deep dive into VPC NACLs

DEMO VPC Lab # 5 - Network Access Control Lists (NACLs)

The lecture continues to dive deeper in Security Groups and Network ACLs

Preview 08:40

An even deeper dive at N ACLs and Security Groups, contrasting them to each other.

Core Knowledge - VPC - Network ACLs vs. Security Groups

The Lectures provides two scenarios to help you apply the knowledge learned about Security Groups and N ACLs

Core Knowledge - VPC Security Scenarios - Applying Security Group and N ACLs

Explaining NAT, and NAT instance Security Groups

Core Knowledge - VPC - Network Address Translation - NAT

This lectures covers the different VPC configurations that can be launched using the VPC wizard

Core Knowledge - VPC Wizard

THis demo explains the Elastic and Public IP addresses, the difference between them. It also explains the 4 different VPCs that can be created using the VPC wizard.

DEMO - VPC Lab # 6 - An overview of the VPC Wizard - Types of VPC you can create

This lectures explains the VPC to VPC peering, how it works, and its limitations.

Core Knowledge - VPC Peering

This hands on demo will introduce how to configure VPC Peering between VPCs from the same AWS Account in two different AWS Regions.

DEMO - VPC Lab # 7 - Working with VPC Peering Across Accounts/Regions

This lectures explains how site to site IPSec VPN can be used to connect your AWS VPC to your corporate HQ or Data Center.

Core Knowledge - VPC Virtual Private Networks (VPN)

This lecture explains AWS Direct Connect and how it can be used to provide a higher performance, higher bandwidth, and low latency connectivity between your VPC and Data Center or HQ

Core Knowledge - VPC Direct Connect
Core Knowledge - VPC Endpoints and Transitive Peering
Core Knowledge - VPC Flow log and DHCP Option Sets

Test your theory lectures' comprehension level by practicing on these questions before going through the answers in the guided practice.

VPC Quiz 1 - 7 Questions
8 questions
VPC Quiz 2 - 9 Questions
9 questions
VPC Quiz 3 - 9 Questions
9 questions
VPC Quiz 4 - 9 Questions
9 questions
VPC Quiz 5 - 9 Questions
9 questions
VPC Quiz 6 - 13 questions
13 questions
+ Core Knowledge - Master VPC (& its Components) Scenario-based Practice Questions
18 lectures 03:09:01

Scenario based questions to apply and practice at or above the real exam level

Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions #1
Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions #2
Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions #3
Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions # 4
Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions #5
Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions # 7
Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions #8
Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions #9
Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions #10
Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions #11
Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions # 12
Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions #13
Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions #14
Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions #15
Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions #16
Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions #17
Core Knowledge - AWS VPC Set of Questions #18
+ Core Knowledge - Master Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Exam Required Knowledge
32 lectures 06:15:07

This lecture introduces EC2, what it is, and how does it relate to the Virtualization we discussed earlier. Also, It introduces the Instance Families.

Core Knowledge - Introduction to Elastic Compute Cloud - EC2

This lecture explains EBS types, Block Device Mapping and an Introduction to Snapshots

Core Knowledge - Elastic Block Store Types
DEMO - EC2 LAB - Creating an EC2 instance - Part 1
DEMO - EC2 LAB - Creating an EC2 instance - Part 2
DEMO - EC2 LAB - Creating an EC2 instance - Part 3
DEMO - EC2 LAB - Encrypting the Root Volume of an EC2 instance
DEMO - EC2 LAB - Creating an EC2 Instance Part 4 -Connecting to the EC2 instance
DEMO - EC2 LAB - Instance States

In this Demonstration lab, an Instance-Store backed EC2 instance is launched, and comparison to the EBS-Backed EC2 instance is discussed.

DEMO - EC2 LAB - Instance Store-backed EC2 instance launch

This lecture details the EC2 enhanced networking feature, and EC2 placement groups

Core Knowledge - EC2 Enhanced Networking and Placement Groups

This lecture discussed the Placement groups feature of EC2.

Core Knowledge - EC2 Placement Groups

This lectures describes in detail the EC2 Service status checks, how it monitors and report on EC2 instances health. Also details the Cloud Watch monitoring options for EC2 instances, both the default and the detailed one.

Core Knowledge - EC2 Status Checks and Monitoring

This lecture details the different EC2 instance states, an EC2 instance can go through, including pending, running, stopping, stopped, and terminated states.

Core Knowledge - EC2 Instance States

This lectures describes the different ways an instance can be terminated, and also details how to enable and use the termination protection feature.

Core Knowledge - EC2 Instance Termination and Termination Protection

This lecture explains what EC2 instance Metadata and User data are, how to read them, and what they are for.

Core Knowledge - EC2 Instance Metadata and User Data

This lecture will touch on how we can migrate virtual machines (VMs) from/to AWS EC2, and How the VM Import/Export works.

Core Knowledge - Migration to/from AWS EC2 & VM Import/Export

This lectures the idea of a bastion host, and why/how we use it for remote access/administration of AWS EC2 instances.

Core Knowledge - Bastion Hosts

This lecture explains the different EC2 Purchase options namely, On-demand, Reserved Instances, and Spot instances, and the characteristics of each.

Core Knowledge - EC2 Purchase Options

A detailed explanation of the ENIs, what can be done during launch, and what can be done later.

Core Knowledge - Elastic Compute Cloud - Elastic Network Interfaces (ENIs)

This lecture explains the ENI IP address attributes, how they can be used.

It also touches on secondary IPv4 addresses & re-assignment

Core Knowledge - Elastic Network Interface (ENI) - IP Addressing

This lecture explains the NAT instance Source/Destination flag (check). And how it should be configured for the NAT instance to function properly.

Core Knowledge - NAT instance Source/Destination Check

This lecture explains how the Public IPv4 address assignment works, and explains the difference of default and custom subnets and how it impacts this.

Core Knowledge - Public IPv4 address auto assignment

A very deep dive on TCP IP Packet walkthroughs in different scenarios, including AWS and NAT. A must for the Project DEMO labs coming after.

DEMO - TCP/IP Packet Walkthrough - Deep Dive

A combined lab that uses a scenario which involves custom VPC, Customer Security groups, Custom NACLs, and EC2 instances.

DEMO LAB - EC2 - VPC Combined Project Lab - Part 1
DEMO LAB - EC2 - VPC Combined Project Lab - Part 2
DEMO LAB - EC2 - VPC Combined Project Lab - Part 3
DEMO LAB - EC2 - VPC Combined Project Lab - Part 4
DEMO LAB - EC2 - VPC Combined Project Lab - Part 5
DEMO - EC2 - NAT Instance Project - Part # 1
DEMO - EC2 Labs - NAT Instance Project - Part # 2
DEMO - EC2 Labs - NAT Instance Project & NAT Gateway - Part # 3

This lecture highlights some of the common EC2 connectivity errors, and explains the reason behind them and what to check/fix if faced with any of them

Preview 05:24
EC2 Quiz 1 - 10 Questions
10 questions
EC2 Quiz 2 - 10 Questions
10 questions
EC2 Quiz 3 - 12 Questions
12 questions
+ Core Knowledge - Master AWS EC2 - Exam Scenario-based Questions
13 lectures 02:07:01
Core Knowledge - EC2 Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #1
Core Knowledge - EC2 Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #2
Core Knowledge - EC2 Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions # 3
Core Knowledge - EC2 Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #4
Core Knowledge - EC2 Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #5
Core Knowledge - AWS EC2 Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #6
Core Knowledge - AWS EC2 Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #7
Core Knowledge - AWS EC2 Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #8
Core Knowledge - AWS EC2 Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #9
Core Knowledge - AWS EC2 Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #10
Core Knowledge - AWS EC2 Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #11
Core Knowledge - AWS EC2 Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #12
Core Knowledge - AWS EC2 Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #13
+ Core Knowledge - Master AWS's Elastic Block Store (EBS) Exam Required Knowledge
13 lectures 02:26:22

This lecture introduces block store types, a review from the EC2 section. Then elaborates on the respective features

Core Knowledge - EBS - Block Store Types for AWS EC2 and the relevant features

This lectures explains the difference and features of EBS-backed vs Instance-store backed EC2 instances, basically, the root/boot volume options for Block store volumes.

Core Knowledge - EBS backed vs Instance Store backed EC2 instances

Introduction to EBS snapshots, with detailed explanation of the process of a snapshot

Core Knowledge - EBS Snapshots

Further critical exam details on EBS Snapshots 

Core Knowledge - EBS Snapshots - 2
DEMO - EBS - EBS Volumes and Snapshots

This lectures introduces EBS encryption, EBS encryption supports on EC2 instances, Encryption of data in-transit and at rest on EBS volumes.

Core Knowledge - EBS Encryption 1

This lectures continues the discussion from the previous lecture about EBS encryption. It also explains how the encryption state of an EBS volume can be changed.

Core Knowledge EBS Encryption 2 - Changing the Encryption state of an EBS volume

This lectures describes the ways to share un-encrypted or encrypted EBS snapshots with other AWS Accounts.

Core Knowledge - EBS - Sharing EBS Snapshots

This lectures elaborates on the EBS snapshot copy process, its use cases, and how it can be used to migrate EBS Snapshots between Regions.

Core Knowledge - EBS - Copying EBS snapshots
DEMO - EBS - EBS Encryption and Sharing Snapshots

This lectures discusses the creation and registration of AMIs from Instance-Store Backed EC2 instances.

Core Knowledge - EBS - Creating and Registering AMIs from Block Store Volumes

This lectures describes the process of creating an AMI from an EBS-backed EC2 instances, and highlights the differences between how AWS handles Instance-Store Backed EC2 instances' AMIs and those of EBS-backed EC2 instances.

Core Knowledge - EBS - Creating AMIs from EBS-Backed EC2 Instances

This lectures explains RAID at a high level and demonstrates how it can be used to enhance/optimize the IOPS rate/performance of an EBS volume(s).

Core Knowledge - EBS Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) and EBS volumes
EBS Quiz 1 - 12 Questions
12 questions
EBS Quiz 2 - 12 Questions
12 questions
EBS Quiz 3 - 10 Questions
10 questions
+ Core Knowledge - Master AWS EBS - Exam Scenario-based Question
10 lectures 02:05:06
Core Knowledge - AWS EBS Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #1
Core Knowledge - AWS EBS Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #2
Core Knowledge - AWS EBS Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #3
Core Knowledge - AWS EBS Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #4
Core Knowledge - AWS EBS Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #5
Core Knowledge - AWS EBS Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #6
Core Knowledge - AWS EBS Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions # 7
Core Knowledge - AWS EBS Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #8
Core Knowledge - AWS EBS Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #9
Core Knowledge - AWS EBS Exam Scenario-based Set of Questions #10
+ Core Knowledge - Master Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) Exam Required Knowledge
22 lectures 03:57:28

This lecture introduces AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) service

Core Knowledge - Elastic Load Balancer - Introduction

This lecture starts to get in more details about Last Load Balancers, it explains front end and back end, and introduces the concept of ELB listeners.

Core Knowledge - Elastic Load Balancer - How it works

This lecture continues the discussion on how the ELB works for a deeper understanding of this AWS service

Core Knowledge - How ELB works - Continued

More details about how ELB works, how it launches in an AZ and how it scales within a subnet/AZ

Core Knowledge - How ELB works - Again !

This lectures sheds light on ELB health checks to the EC2 instances

Core Knowledge - ELB health checks

This lectures describes the Cross zone load balancing feature of the ELB

Core Knowledge - ELB Cross Zone Load Balancing

This lecture explains the use of ELB as internet-facing (public) ELB vs using it as an Internal ELB

Core Knowledge - ELB Positioning - Internet-facing vs Internal ELB

A quick refresher on TCP/IP packet flow between a client and the EC2 instance through the ELB. Important to understand this as it clarifies the behavior of the ELB as far as headers manipulation goes. Also, a quick reminder of Security group and N ACL rule format for inbound and outbound directions.

Core Knowledge - Refresher for TCP IP Packet flow

This lecture describes the ELB security group and its required rules

Core Knowledge - ELB - Security Group

This lectures discusses the recommended AWS settings for the ELB subnet

Core Knowledge - ELB - Network ACLs

This lectures discuss the Elastic Load Balancer Layer 4 TCP/SSL listeners.

Preview 07:58

This lecture discusses the Layer 7 HTTP / HTTPS listeners.

Core Knowledge - ELB - Layer 7 HTTP/HTTPS Listeners
DEMO - ELB Service - Classical Load Balancer Overview and Lab Layout - Part 1
DEMO - ELB Service - Classical Load Balancer Overview and Lab Layout - Part 2
DEMO - ELB Service - Classical Load Balancer Overview and Lab Layout - Part 3
Core Knowledge - ELB & Sticky Sessions (Session Affinity)

This lectures discusses the security policy for SSL/HTTPS sessions on the ELB. And the security policy components.

Core Knowledge - ELB Security policy for SSL/HTTPS sessions

This lectures explains authentication in SSH or HTTPS sessions. And how Client Side and Server Side certificates can be used for two way authentication.

Core Knowledge - SSL/HTTPS authentication - Client and Server Certificates

This lecture explains ELB's connection draining feature and how it works

Core Knowledge - ELB Connection Draining

The lectures discusses available monitoring options with ELB, and what data can be collected from each

Core Knowledge - ELB Monitoring

This lectures discusses ELB pre-warming, and scaling of ELBs

Core Knowledge - ELB Pre-Warming & Scaling

This lectures testing your applications hosted behind AWS ELB service nodes, and how to address the testing architecture to take advantage of the ELB scaling as your testing traffic grows.

Core Knowledge - Testing you ELB scaling (or applications servers by ELB)
ELB Quiz 1 - 10 Questions
10 questions
ELB Quiz 2 - 10 Questions
10 questions
ELB Quiz 3 - 11 Questions
11 questions