Ultimate AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate 2020
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Ultimate AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate 2020

Pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Certification SAA-C02. Complete Amazon Web Services Cloud training!
4.7 (38,716 ratings)
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Last updated 8/2020
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This course includes
  • 24 hours on-demand video
  • 9 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • 2 Practice Tests
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • FULLY UPDATED FOR SAA-C02: Pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Certification
  • All 600+ slides available as downloadable PDF
  • Perform Real-World Solution Architecture on AWS
  • Learn the AWS Fundamentals (EC2, ELB, ASG, RDS, ElastiCache, S3)
  • Learn the Serverless Fundamentals (Lambda, DynamoDB, Cognito, API Gateway)
  • Analyze 10+ Solution Architectures (traditional & serverless)
  • Understand the Well Architected Framework, Disaster Recovery
  • Master all the differences of Databases on AWS
  • Secure your entire AWS Cloud using KMS, IAM Policies & SSM
Requirements
  • Know the basics of IT
  • No AWS Cloud experience is necessary, we'll use the AWS Free Tier
  • Windows / Linux / Mac OS X Machine
Description

Information: The course prepares you both for SAA-C01 and SAA-C02 during the transition period (until June 30th)
Videos specific to SAA-C02 are marked with [SAA-C02] in the title.

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Welcome! I'm here to help you prepare and PASS the newest AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam.

[May 2020 Update]: 20+ videos have been updated to keep up with AWS UI changes.

[February 2020 Update - SAA-C02]: The course has been updated for the NEW 2020 exam version. Overall, 80 videos have been added or updated, and the course is now 22 hours long. Happy learning!

[July 2019 Update]: Few lectures refreshed, including AWS Budgets and EC2 placement groups.

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Beginners welcome: no need to know anything about AWS!

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification is one of the most challenging exams. It's great at assessing how well you understand not just AWS, but making sure you are making the best architectural decisions based on situations, which makes this certification incredibly valuable to have and pass. Rest assured, I've passed it myself with a score of 982 out of 1000. Yes, you read that right, I only made one mistake! Next, I want to help YOU pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification with flying colors.

This is going to be a long journey, but passing the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam will be worth it!


This AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate course is different from the other ones you'll find on Udemy. Dare I say, better (but you'll judge!)

  • We will spend over three hours discussing solution architecture on AWS in depth. 

  • It covers in-depth all the new topics on the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate SAA-C02 exam

  • It's packed with practical knowledge on how to use AWS inside and out as a solutions architect

  • It teaches you how to prepare for the AWS exam AND how to prepare for the real world

  • It's a logical progression of topics, not a laundry list of random services

  • It's fast-paced and to the point

  • It has professional subtitles

  • All 500+ slides available as downloadable PDF


Concretely, here's what we'll learn to pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam:

  • The AWS Fundamentals: IAM, EC2, Load Balancing, Auto Scaling, EBS, EFS, Route 53, RDS, ElastiCache, S3, CloudFront

  • The AWS CLI: CLI setup, usage on EC2, best practices, SDK, advanced usage

  • In-Depth Database comparison: RDS, Aurora, DynamoDB, Neptune, ElastiCache, Redshift, ElasticSearch, Athena

  • Monitoring, Troubleshooting & Audit: AWS CloudWatch, CloudTrail

  • AWS Integration & Messaging: SQS, SNS, Kinesis

  • AWS Serverless: AWS Lambda, DynamoDB, API Gateway, Cognito

  • AWS Security best practices: KMS, SSM Parameter Store, IAM Policies

  • VPC & Networking in depth

  • AWS Other Services Overview: CICD (CodeCommit, CodeBuild, CodePipeline, CodeDeploy), CloudFormation, ECS, Step Functions, SWF, EMR, Glue, OpsWorks, ElasticTranscoder, AWS Organizations, Workspaces, AppSync, Single Sign On (SSO)

  • Tips to ROCK the exam


This AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate course is full of opportunities to apply your knowledge:

  • There are many hands-on lectures in every section

  • There are quizzes at the end of every section

  • There's an AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate practice exam at the end of the course

  • We'll be using the AWS Free Tier most of the time

  • I'll be showing you how to go beyond the AWS Free Tier (you know... the real world!)


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Instructor

My name is Stephane Maarek, and I'll be your instructor in this course. I am an AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate, AWS Certified Developer and AWS Certified SysOps, and the author of highly-rated & best-selling courses on AWS Lambda, AWS CloudFormation & AWS EC2. I've already taught 250,000+ students and received 70,000+ reviews.

I've decided it's time for students to properly learn how to be an AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate. You are in good hands!


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This course also comes with:

✔ Lifetime access to all future updates

✔ A responsive instructor in the Q&A Section

✔ Udemy Certificate of Completion Ready for Download

✔ A 30 Day "No Questions Asked" Money Back Guarantee!


Join me in this course if you want to pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Exam and master the AWS platform!

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone wanting to acquire the knowledge to pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Certification
  • Solutions Architects who want to know how to leverage all AWS services for their solution architecture
Course content
Expand all 296 lectures 24:07:52
+ Introduction - AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate
8 lectures 15:09
PLEASE READ: Lectures you can skip if you took a course from me before
00:57
AWS Account Activation Troubleshooting
02:05
Important Message
00:59
About your instructor
02:20
How to read an AWS Bill
01:25
+ Code & Slides Download
1 lecture 00:15
Slides and Code Download
00:15
+ AWS Fundamentals: IAM & EC2
30 lectures 02:35:35
AWS Fundamentals - Section Introduction
00:28
SSH Overview
02:32
SSH Troubleshooting
01:23
EC2 Instance Connect
02:15

You've already learned a lot, let's make sure you master the concepts explained previously before you move on with more advanced EC2 concepts :)

IAM & EC2 Mid Way Quiz
13 questions
EC2 Instances Launch Types
10:25
Spot Instances & Spot Fleet
09:32
EC2 Instances Launch Types Hands On
07:13
Cross Account AMI Copy
03:18
EC2 Placement Groups
08:33
Elastic Network Interfaces (ENI) with Hands On
07:42
ENI - Extra Reading
00:21
EC2 Hibernate
04:21
EC2 Hibernate - Hands On
03:40
EC2 for the Solution Architect
04:20
EC2 Final Quiz
7 questions
+ High Availability and Scalability: ELB & ASG
13 lectures 01:29:57
High Availability and Scalability
05:05
Classic Load Balancer (CLB) with Hands On
08:55
Application Load Balancer (ALB) with Hands On
10:56
Network Load Balancer (NLB) with Hands On
06:55
Elastic Load Balancer - Stickiness
03:24
Elastic Load Balancer - Cross Zone Load Balancing
03:21
Elastic Load Balancer - SSL Certificates
07:49
Elastic Load Balancer - Connection Draining
02:56
Auto Scaling Groups - Scaling Policies
10:17
Auto Scaling Groups - for Solutions Architects
04:22
Fundamentals 2 Quiz
20 questions
+ EC2 Storage - EBS & EFS
12 lectures 58:55
EBS Intro
03:41
EBS Volume Types Deep Dive
08:12
EBS Operation: Snapshots
04:05
EBS Operation: Volume Migration
01:21
EBS Operation: Volume Encryption
03:23
EBS vs Instance Store
04:37
EBS RAID configurations
05:16
EFS Overview
04:38
EBS & EFS - Section Cleanup
01:31
EFS vs EBS
02:56
EC2 Data Management - EBS & EFS Quiz
7 questions
+ AWS Fundamentals: RDS + Aurora + ElastiCache
10 lectures 59:33
AWS RDS Overview
03:30
RDS Read Replicas vs Multi AZ
06:13
AWS RDS Hands On
09:53
RDS Encryption + Security
06:41
ElastiCache Overview
05:56
ElastiCache Hands On
03:45
ElastiCache for Solution Architect
03:30
RDS / Aurora / ElastiCache Quiz
15 questions
List of Ports to be familiar with
00:29
+ Route 53
14 lectures 01:03:27
Route 53 - EC2 Setup
06:32
Route 53 - TTL
05:59
Route 53 CNAME vs Alias
06:18
Routing Policy - Simple
03:33
Routing Policy - Latency
04:10
Route 53 Health Checks
06:42
Routing Policy - Failover
04:34
Routing Policy - Geolocation
04:59
Routing Policy - Multi Value
04:27
3rd Party Domains & Route 53
03:07
Section Cleanup
01:08
Route 53 Quiz
6 questions
+ Classic Solutions Architecture Discussions
7 lectures 41:13
Solutions Architecture Discussions Overview
01:12
MyWordPress.com
04:37
Instantiating applications quickly
02:53
Beanstalk Overview
04:31
Beanstalk Hands On
05:43
Solutions Architecture Discussions - Classic
6 questions
+ Amazon S3 Introduction
10 lectures 01:04:06
Amazon S3 - Section Introduction
01:11
S3 Buckets and Objects
10:12
S3 Versioning
05:05
S3 Encryption
12:28
S3 Security & Bucket Policies
05:29
S3 Bucket Policies Hands On
07:52
S3 Websites
06:16
S3 CORS
05:25
S3 CORS Hands On
07:23
S3 Consistency Model
02:45
AWS S3 Quiz
8 questions
+ AWS CLI, SDK, IAM Roles & Policies
11 lectures 43:36
Developing on AWS Introduction
02:28
AWS CLI Setup on Windows
01:45
AWS CLI Setup on Mac OS X
01:28
AWS CLI Setup on Linux
01:30
AWS CLI Configuration
03:59
AWS CLI on EC2
09:39
AWS CLI Practice with S3
04:08
IAM Roles and Policies Hands On
07:22
AWS Policy Simulator
01:59
AWS EC2 Instance Metadata
04:53
AWS SDK Overview
04:25
CLI & SDK Quiz
4 questions