While attending this camp – students take the official Amazon AWS exam to achieve the Amazon AWS Solutions Architect Associate certification.
Make architectural decisions based on AWS architectural principles and best practices
Leverage AWS services to make your infrastructure scalable, reliable, and highly available
Leverage AWS Managed Services to enable greater flexibility and resiliency in an infrastructure
Make an AWS-based infrastructure more efficient to increase performance and reduce costs
Use the Well-Architected Framework to improve architectures with AWS solutions
Topics Covered in this Official Boot Camp:
Introduction to Cloud Computing and AWS
This chapter overviews the AWS Cloud computing platform and its core services and concepts.
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and Amazon Elastic Block Store
This chapter covers EC2 instances—the virtual machines that you can use to run Linux and Windows workloads on AWS. It also covers the Elastic Block Store service that EC2 instances depend on for persistent data storage.
Amazon Simple Storage Service and Amazon Glacier Storage
In this chapter, you’ll learn about Simple Storage Service (S3) and Glacier, which provide unlimited data storage and retrieval for AWS services, your applications, and the Internet.
Amazon Virtual Private Cloud
This chapter explains Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), a virtual network that contains network resources for AWS services.
In this chapter, you will learn about some different managed database services offered by AWS, including Relational Database Service (RDS), DynamoDB, and Redshift.
AWS Identity and Access Management
This chapter covers AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
CloudTrail, CloudWatch, and AWS Config
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to log, monitor, and audit your AWS resources.
The Domain Name System and Network Routing: Amazon route 53 and Amazon CloudFront
This chapter focuses on the domain name system (DNS) and Route 53, the service that provides public and private DNS hosting for both internal AWS resources and the Internet. It also covers CloudFront, Amazon’s global content delivery network.
The Reliability Pillar
This chapter will show you how to architect and integrate AWS services to achieve a high level of reliability for your applications. You’ll learn how to plan around and recover from inevitable outages to keep your systems up and running.
The Performance Efficiency Pillar
This chapter covers how to build highly performing systems and use the AWS elastic infrastructure to rapidly scale up and out to meet peak demand.
The Security Pillar
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to use encryption and security controls to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your data and systems on AWS. You’ll also learn about the various security services such as GuardDuty, Inspector, Shield, and Web Application Firewall.
The Cost Optimization Pillar
This chapter will show you how to estimate and control your costs in the cloud.
The Operational Excellence Pillar
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to keep your systems running smoothly on AWS. You’ll learn how to implement a DevOps mind-set using CloudFormation, Systems Manager, and the AWS Developer Tools.
Simple Queue Service and Kinesis
This chapter explains how to use the principle of loose coupling to create scalable and highly available applications. You’ll learn how Simple Queue Service (SQS) and Kinesis fit into the picture.