AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate 2017
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Want to pass the AWS Solutions Architect - Associate Exam? Want to become Amazon Web Services Certified? Do this course!
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Created by Ryan Kroonenburg
Last updated 5/2017
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Includes:
  • 19.5 hours on-demand video
  • 11 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Exam
  • Design Highly Resilient and Scaleable Websites on AWS
  • Become Intimately Familiar With The AWS Platform
  • Become Amazon Certified
  • Become A Cloud Guru
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Requirements
  • You will need to set up an AWS Account (you can use the free tier for this course)
  • Your own domain name (optional, but recommended)
  • A Windows, Linux or Mac PC/Laptop
Description

Are you looking for AWS Training?

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certification is fast becoming the must have certificates for any IT professional working with AWS. This course is designed to help you pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect (CSA) - Associate Exam. Even if you have never logged in to the AWS platform before, by the end of our AWS training you will be able to take the CSA exam. No programming knowledge needed and no prior AWS experience required. With this AWS certification under your belt (and optionally after completing our AWS Certified Developer 2017 - also available on Udemy), you will be in high demand by many employers and you can command a superior salary.

In this course we will start with a broad overview of the AWS platform and then deep dive into the individual elements of the AWS platform. You will explore Route53, EC2, S3, Cloud Front, Autoscaling, Load Balancing, RDS, RedShift, DynamoDB, EMR, VPC etc.

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AWS are constantly evolving their platform, in 2016 there have been over 1000 new product releases. As 2017 progresses we will continuously update this course with new content so you will never have to worry about missing out or failing the AWS certification test because of new content. This is the best online AWS training available, at a great affordable rate.

Most lectures are 5 - 12 minutes long, with almost no lecture being over 20 minutes in length. I am an AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Developer and Systems Administrator living in London with over 17 years experience in IT. This course is cheaper than most other courses because I am not doing this as a full time job, rather because I love teaching cloud. So join me in becoming A Cloud Guru today and get your AWS Solutions Architect Associate qualification by completing our AWS online course today!

Who is the target audience?
  • AWS Absolute Beginners. No prior AWS experience necessary
  • Existing Solutions Architects
  • Programmers Interested in Deploying Applications on AWS
  • People interested in hosting highly scaleable, fault tolerant applications (such as Wordpress and Joomla) on the AWS cloud.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 111 Lectures Collapse All 111 Lectures 19:18:24
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AWS - 10,000 Feet Overview
6 Lectures 01:19:13

AWS - 10,000 Foot Overview Part 1
19:45

AWS - 10,000 Foot Overview Part 2
18:20

AWS - 10,000 Foot Overview Part 3
20:36

AWS - 10,000 Foot Overview Part 4
06:59

My Console Looks Different! Help!
02:29

10,000 Foot Quiz
20 questions
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Identity Access Management (IAM)
4 Lectures 31:09
IAM 101
03:32

IAM (Lab)
18:26

Create A Billing Alarm (Lab)
04:15

IAM Summary
04:56

IAM - Quiz
10 questions
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AWS Object Storage and CDN - S3, Glacier and CloudFront
14 Lectures 02:47:10
S3 - 101
21:45

Create an S3 Bucket (Lab)
11:29

Version Control (Lab)
13:10

Cross Region Replication
14:13

Lifecycle Management & Glacier (Lab)
14:18

CloudFront CDN Overview
09:12

Create a CloudFront CDN (Lab)
16:09

S3 - Security & Encryption
05:39

Storage Gateway
16:01

Snowball
08:42

Snowball Lab
08:46

S3 Transfer Acceleration
04:14

Create A Static Website Using S3
06:02

S3 Summary
17:30

S3 Quiz
20 questions
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EC2 - The Backbone of AWS
21 Lectures 04:34:45

In this lecture we introduce the key concepts and components behind Amazon's flagship product, EC2.

EC2 101 - Part 1
20:12

EC2 101 - Part 2
13:39

Time to get hands on! Let's launch an EC2 instance.

Lets get our hands dirty! Launch an EC2 Instance - Part 1.
20:23

Lets get our hands dirty! Launch an EC2 Instance - Part 2.
11:43

How to use Putty (Windows Users Only)
06:31

In this lecture we explore security groups and how we can use them to help secure our AWS resources.

Security Groups Basics
16:07

In this lecture we'll look at creating volumes and snapshots on the EC2 platform.

Volumes and Snapshots
13:35

Creating a Windows EC2 Instance & RAID Group
15:19

In this lecture we'll create our first Amazon Machine Image.

Create an AMI
08:22

AMI's - EBS root volumes vs Instance Store
07:45

In this lecture we'll look at provisioning an Elastic Load Balancer and how to configure health checks on it.

Load Balancers & Health Checks
19:53

In this lecture we'll look at Cloud Watch and how to configure it how to monitor our AWS resources.

Cloud Watch EC2
14:20

In this lecture we'll explore the AWS command line tool and how we can use it inside an EC2 instance.

The AWS Command Line & EC2
11:33

In this lecture we'll see how much easier it is to use the role we created in lecture 8 to utilize the AWS command line.

Using IAM roles with EC2
11:08

In this lecture we'll explore using bashscripts. You can download the text file here;

https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/acloudguru/bashscript.txt

Or in the resources section.

Using Bootstrap Scripts
14:44

EC2 Instance Meta-data
04:37

Unleash the power of AWS and create your first Autoscaling group.

Autoscaling 101
17:06

EC2 Placement Groups - An Exam Must Know!
03:15

EFS - Concepts & Lab
15:04

Announced at Re-Invent 2014, learn the key concepts behind Lambda. At this stage not in the exam, but good to know.

Lambda - Concepts
11:17

In this lecture we'll summarize everything we have learnt in the EC2 section.

EC2 Summary
18:12

EC2 Quiz
9 questions
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Route53
9 Lectures 01:06:33

A look at Route53 in detail.

DNS 101
17:03

Register Your Domain Name
04:37

Setup Our EC2 Instances
10:28

Simple Routing Policy Lab
05:55

Weighted Routing Policy Lab
06:02

Latency Routing Policy Lab
04:52

Failover Routing Policy Lab
09:31

Geolocation Routing Policy Lab
04:24

DNS Exam Tips
03:41

Route53 Quiz
5 questions
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Databases on AWS
8 Lectures 01:30:45

In this lecture we'll introduce the key fundamentals of different database types and how they relate to the AWS platform.

Databases 101
13:30

In this lecture we'll launch our first RDS instance in to a dedicated, private security group.

Launching an RDS Instance
13:26

Backups, Multi-AZ & Read Replicas
17:47

In this lecture we'll learn all about Amazon's NoSQL DynamoDB and we'll create our own DynamoDB table.

DynamoDB
12:26

In this lecture we'll explore the key components of RedShift and what makes it so fast and so cheap compared to other database warehousing solutions.

RedShift
08:38

In this lecture we'll take a quick over view of Elasticache and learn what engines it supports.

Elasticache
03:46

In this lecture we'll take a quick theoretical overview of Aurora, Amazon's new RDS database engine.

Aurora
14:27

In this lecture we'll summarize everything we have learnt in the database section.

Databases Summary
06:45

Databases Quiz
10 questions
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VPC
10 Lectures 01:40:37

An introduction to AWS Virtual Private Cloud. We'll take a high level over view in this lecture and deep dive in to the technical details in the next lecture.

Introduction & Overview
16:10

In this lecture we will build our own custom VPC

Build your own custom VPC
19:53

Build Your Own Custom VPC Part 2
08:45

In this lecture we'll look at Network Address Translation.

Network Address Translation (NAT)
18:24

In this lecture we'll explore Network Access Control Lists (ACL's)

Network Access Control Lists vs Security Groups
17:18

ELB's & VPCs
02:30

NATs vs Bastions
03:57

VPC Flow Logs
04:35

VPC Clean Up
05:11

A summary of what we have learnt.

Summary
03:54

VPC Quiz
5 questions
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Application Services
6 Lectures 46:17

In this lecture we'll take a look at AWS Simple Queue Service.

SQS
12:45

A quick overview of Simple Workflow Service.

SWF
06:42

In this lecture we'll look at Amazon's Simple Notification Service.

SNS
08:13

Elastic Transcoder
02:01

API Gateway
06:34

A summary of the Applications section.

Application Services Summary
10:02

Application Services Quiz
10 questions
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Kinesis
2 Lectures 15:19
Kinesis 101
09:25

Kinesis Lab
05:54
5 More Sections
About the Instructor
Ryan Kroonenburg
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148,805 Students
15 Courses
Solutions Architect

I am the founder of A Cloud Guru and an Amazon Web Services community hero. I hold every associate certification and I am a certified AWS Solutions Architect Professional. I am ex-Rackspace, ex-Sungard & ex-Smart421. I have been working in the Cloud space since it's very inception.

I am not just another I.T. trainer. I teach Cloud because I know it. Inside and out. I've worked as a systems administrator, developer, solutions architect & managing director/general manager for some of the biggest companies in cloud. My courses are not just some other IT training course, delivered by some IT trainer. My background is very hands on. I live eat and breath cloud. I will teach you everything that I know. If you want some boring, high level and theoretical cloud training platform, then my courses are not for you! You will love my courses because of my explain it like I'm 5 approach.

I have 17 years experience in IT in total and I am fluent across both Windows and Linux platforms. My courses are all cloud based and will be aimed to accommodate both absolute beginners, as well professionals. I always start with the basics and by the end of my courses you will be proficient as a Cloud Guru. Please add me on Linkedin or follow me on Twitter!

Get ready to become A Cloud Guru!