Welcome! I'm here to help you prepare and PASS the newest AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam.
[October 2021 Update]: Over 100 videos have been refreshed/added to keep up with the AWS UI changes and exam changes
[April 2021 Update]: Over 100 videos have been refreshed/added to keep up with the AWS UI changes and exam changes
[Dec 2020 Update]: The S3 section has been entirely re-recorded to accommodate for the AWS UI changes
[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.
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!)
My name is Stephane Maarek, and I'll be your instructor in this course. I teach about AWS certifications with my focus always on helping my students improve their professional proficiencies in AWS. I am also the author of some of the most highly-rated & best-selling courses on AWS Lambda, AWS CloudFormation & AWS EC2.
Throughout my career in designing and delivering these certifications and courses, I have already taught 1,000,000+ students and gotten 350,000+ reviews!
With AWS becoming much more than a buzzword out there, I've decided it's time for students to properly learn how to be an AWS Solutions Architect Associate. So, let’s kick start the course! You are in good hands!
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 Certification SAA-C02 Exam and master the AWS platform!