AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (New!)

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Thomas Haslett
Thomas Haslett is an enthusiast of cutting edge technology. Cloud computing, virtual/augmented reality, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are what he considers "fun & cool". Tom's background includes years of experience creating and designing proprietary business applications, virtual reality game development, and Android app development. Tom currently holds three AWS certifications: AWS Solutions Architect (Associate) AWS SysOps Admin (Associate) AWS Developer (Associate) LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/thomashaslett Twitter: @thaslett

Course Introduction

Getting Started

Welcome to the AWS CSA Associate Level Course

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Connect With Us!

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Introduction to the Orion Papers

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How to Use the Orion Papers

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What is a Solutions Architect?

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About the Exam

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Course Features

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AWS Organization

AWS Account & Physical Organization

Exploring the AWS Account and Services Layer

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Exploring the AWS Physical and Networking Layer

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Essential CSA Terminology

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Quiz: Account & Physical Organization Quiz

Access Management

IAM (Identity & Access Management)

IAM Essentials

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IAM Policies

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IAM Users

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IAM Groups

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IAM Roles

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IAM API Keys

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Quiz: IAM Quiz

AWS Interfaces (The AWS Console)

Interacting with AWS

Console Tour and Navigation: Settings and Account Management

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Introduction to Networking

Introduction to AWS VPC Networking

VPC Essentials

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VPC Network Routing Basics

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VPC Security Basics

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Quiz: VPC Basics Quiz

Server Based Compute Services

EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud)

EC2 Essentials

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EC2 Purchasing Options

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EC2 AMIs and Virtualization

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EC2 Instance Types

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Public, Private, and Elastic IP Addresses

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EC2 Bootstrapping, User-Data, and Meta-Data

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EC2 Storage Options

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Security Groups

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Key-Pair and Connecting to an EC2 via SSH

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EC2 and Networking (Recap)

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EBS Snapshots

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EC2 Placement Groups

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Quiz: EC2 Quiz

Serverless-Based Compute Services

Lambda

Lambda Essentials

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Quick Detour

What you need to know before moving on

Introduction to CloudWatch, CloudTrail, and SNS

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Advanced Networking

Highly Available & Fault Tolerant VPC Networking

Auto Scaling and Elastic Load Balancing Essentials

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Classic vs. Application Elastic Load Balancers (ELB)

Creating an Application ELB

Quiz: Highly Available & Fault Tolerance Networking Quiz

Advanced VPC Networking for Increased Security

Serving Traffic To and From Private Web Servers

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Quiz: Networking for Increased Security Quiz

Network Connectivity Troubleshooting

 EC2 Troubleshooting Scenarios

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 VPC Troubleshooting Scenarios

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 ELB Troubleshooting Scenarios

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 Auto Scaling Troubleshooting Scenarios

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Quiz: Connectivity Troubleshooting Quiz

Storage Services

S3 (Simple Storage Service)

S3 Essentials

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S3 Permissions

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S3 Storage Classes

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Object Versioning

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S3 Lifecycle Policies

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S3 Events

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Website Hosting with S3

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Getting Data Into and Out of S3

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Quiz: S3 Quiz

Hybrid Environments

Advanced DNS, CDN, and Failover Networking

Route 53 Essentials

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Route 53 DNS Failover

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CloudFront Essentials

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Performance Considerations with CloudFront

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Quiz: DNS, CDN, and Failover Quiz

Hybrid Environments & VPC Peering

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

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AWS Direct Connect

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AWS Storage Gateway

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VPC Peering

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Quiz: Hybrid Quiz

AWS Interfaces (The AWS CLI)

Interacting with AWS

Install and Configure the AWS CLI

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Database Services

RDS (Relational Database Service)

 RDS Essentials

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DynamoDB

DynamoDB Essentials

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ElastiCache

ElastiCache Essentials

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Redshift

Redshift Essentials

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Quiz: Databases Quiz

Application & Messaging Services

SNS (Simple Notification Service)

SNS Essentials

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SQS (Simple Queue Service)

 SQS Essentials

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 Using SQS to Build Decoupled Application Architectures

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SWF (Simple Workflow Service)

 SWF Essentials

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API Gateway

API Gateway Essentials

Quiz: Application Services Quiz

Monitoring

CloudWatch

CloudWatch Essentials

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CloudTrail

CloudTrail Essentials

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Quiz: Monitoring Quiz

Deployment Services

CloudFormation

 CloudFormation Essentials

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Elastic Beanstalk

 Elastic Beanstalk Essentials

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Quiz: Deployment Quiz

Analytics

Kinesis

Kinesis Essentials

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Kinesis Workflow, Producers, and Consumers

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Elastic MapReduce

EMR Essentials

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Quiz: Analytics Quiz

Certified Solution Architect Concepts

Implementation & Deployment

 How to Design Cloud Services and Best Practices

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 Monitoring Your AWS Environment

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 Architectural Trade-Off Decisions

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 Elasticity and Scalability

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Security Architecture with AWS

 Shared Security Responsibility Model and Attributes

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 AWS Platform Compliance and Security Services

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 Incorporating Common Conventional Security Products

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 DDoS Mitigation

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 Encryption Solutions

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 Complex Access Controls

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 Amazon CloudWatch for the Security Architect

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 CloudHSM

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Disaster Recovery

 Disaster Recovery

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Quiz: Certified Solutions Architect Concepts Quiz

Conclusion

Final Steps

Newly Added Services to the AWS Exam!

 How to Prepare for the Exam

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 What's Next After Certification?

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Get Recognized!

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Quiz: Final Exam

Share and Connect with Us!

Community and LinkedIn

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Details

Welcome to Linux Academy's AWS Certified Solutions Architect (associate level) course.  This course has been developed to provide you with the requisite knowledge to not only pass the AWS CSA certification exam but also gain the hands-on experience required to become a qualified AWS Solutions architect working in a real-world environment.


As part of this course, we are happy to introduce "The Orion Papers", which is an innovative new teaching tool that we have created specifically for this course. The Orion Papers is a visual, interactive guide filled with live diagrams and AWS knowledge that you can use as your own personal study resource. 


Access the Orion Papers: https://labfiles.linuxacademy.com/aws-csa/orionpapers.html

Study Guides

Link: The Orion Papers

Use this link to access The Orion Papers: http://bit.ly/2nB2gRi

AWS CSA Exam Blueprint

Blog Post: Troubleshooting EC2 Connectivity Issues

https://linuxacademy.com/blog/amazon-web-services-2/troubleshooting-ec2-connectivity-issues/

AWS Whitepaper: Architecting for the Cloud Best Practices

AWS Whitepaper: Storage Services Overview

AWS Whitepaper: Security Best Practices

AWS Whitepaper: AWS Overview

AWS Whitepaper: Building Fault-tolerant Applications on AWS

AWS Whitepaper: Using AWS for Disaster Recovery

AWS Whitepaper: EMR Best Practices

CloudFormation Lab Template

Linux Academy Subnetting Guide

Instructor Deck

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