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Systems Operations on AWS - Associate Certification Course Outline

Module 1: AWS Services

  • Introducing AWS Services
  • AWS Benefits

Module 2: Introduction to Sysops

  • Responsibilities of a SysOps Admin
  • Performance Considerations
  • Multi-Region Deployments
  • Deployment Strategies
  • Cost Optimisations
  • Resource Tags

Module 3: Security and AWS Identity and Access Management

  • Identity Access Management
  • Security Token Service (STS)
  • AWS Security
  • Security Platform
  • Security, Identity, and Compliance Products

Module 4: Compute

  • Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
  • EC2 Instances
  • Elastic Compute Cloud
  • EC2 Container Service (ECS)
  • Elastic Beanstalk
  • Elastic Beanstalk Components
  • Comparison with Beanstalk and CloudFormation
  • Application Lifecycle in Elastic Beanstalk
  • Amazon Lambda

Module 5: Networking

  • VPC
  • VPC Networking Fundamentals
  • VPC Peering
  • Routing Inside VPC
  • Route 53
  • CloudFront
  • CloudFront Concepts
  • Serving Public Content Using CloudFront

Module 6: Databases

  • DynamoDB
  • Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • Amazon DynamoDB
  • Features of Amazon DynamoDB
  • Tables
  • DynamoDB
    • Data Types
    • Types of Indexing
  • Conditional Update and Concurrency Control
  • DynamoDB Security
  • NoSQL Databases
  • Advantages
  • CAP Theorem
  • Consistency at Read Time
  • Pre-Provision Capacity
  • Data Model Concepts
  • Choose Index Key
  • Secondary Index
    • Local
    • Global

Module 7: Storage Systems

  • Storage Solutions
  • Large Data Stores Design
  • Fundamentals of S3
  • Cross-Region Replication
  • Management of Lifecycles

Module 8: Monitoring and Metrics

  • CloudTrail
  • Getting Started with CloudTrail
  • Amazon CloudWatch
  • CloudWatch Architecture
  • APIs and Use Cases
  • Available Metrics
  • Custom Metrics
  • Introduction to ECS
  • Working with Clusters
  • Task Definitions
  • Running Tasks
  • Service Load Balancing
  • ECS Scheduler
  • Container Agent
  • Using Data Volumes
  • Monitoring ECS
  • ECS Security Using IAM
  • Elastic Container Registry
  • Amazon ECR Service Limits
  • Auto Scaling Overview
  • Auto Scaling
    • Components
    • Termination Policy
  • Customising Termination Policy
  • Scaling
  • Scaling Cooldown
  • Instance Termination Protection
  • Auto Scaling Lifecycle Hooks
  • Considerations When Using Lifecycle Hooks

Module 9: Simple Services

  • Simple Queue Service
  • Simple Notification Service (SNS)

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Who should attend this Systems Operations on AWS - Associate Certification Course?

The Systems Operations on AWS - Associate Certification Course is aimed at a variety of professionals who are engaged in managing, operating, and deploying systems on AWS infrastructure. This course can be beneficial to  various professionals, including:

  • Systems Administrators
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Cloud Support Engineers
  • Network Engineers
  • Security Analysts
  • Database Administrators
  • IT Managers

Prerequisites of the Systems Operations on AWS - Associate Certification Course

There are no formal prerequisites for the Systems Operations on AWS - Associate Certification Course. However, delegates who possess 1 year of professional experience with deployment and management on AWS or holding 1-2 years of experience in the role of a System Administrator will be ideal for this course.


AWS SysOps Associate Certification Training Overview

The AWS SysOps Associate Certification Training is a thorough course which  provides professionals with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in AWS cloud operations. It focuses on the operational aspects of AWS, enabling organisations to efficiently manage their resources and applications.

Proficiency in AWS SysOps is crucial for professionals in cloud computing, particularly for System Administrators, Devops Engineers, and those overseeing AWS resources. It empowers them to efficiently monitor, manage, and troubleshoot AWS environments, guaranteeing peak performance, security, and cost-effectiveness to advance their careers.

This 1-day training course is tailored to equip delegates with practical experience and a comprehensive understanding of AWS SysOps. It offers valuable insights into AWS services, cloud operational best practices, and essential tools for automating tasks and optimising workflows. Additionally, this training helps delegates prepare for the AWS SysOps Associate Certification exam, enhancing their readiness for a successful certification.

Course Objectives

  • To learn to implement and manage AWS resources efficiently
  • To monitor and troubleshoot AWS applications for optimal performance
  • To gain knowledge on how to automate operational tasks using AWS services and tools
  • To ensure security and compliance in AWS environments
  • To optimise costs by understanding AWS billing and resource utilisation
  • To prepare effectively for the AWS SysOps Associate Certification exam

After completing the Systems Operations on AWS - Associate Certification Course,  delegates will acquire the expertise required to excel in AWS cloud operations. This training will confidently prepare them to take the AWS SysOps Associate Certification exam, validating their skills and boosting their career prospects.

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What’s included in this Systems Operations on AWS - Associate Certification Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Systems Operations on AWS - Associate Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Kitchener is a city located in Southern Ontario, Canada. There is a population of around 219,200 people living in Kitchener whilst the metropolitan area has around 507,100 people inhabiting there. The University of Waterloo is a public research university based just outside of Kitchener. The University was established in 1956. The University of Waterloo has around 30,000 students in attendance studying various areas such as; Applied Health Sciences, Public Health, Accounting & Finance, International Affairs, Engineering, Environment, Mathematics, Science and Pharmaceutical Studies. The Wilfrid Laurier University is also located just outside of Kitchener. It is a public research university and was established in 1973. There are around 18,000 students in attendance either full time or part time. 

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Waterloo Region
55 King Street West
7th Floor
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T: +1 6474932992

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AWS Training | Systems Operations On AWS Associate Certification in Kitchener FAQs

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no prerequisites.
This course is designed for anyone looking to enhance their knowledge of AWS SysOps.
We can provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 3 day(s)
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The training fees for Systems Operations on AWS - Associate Certification certification in Kitchener starts from CAD4295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Systems Operations on AWS - Associate Certification.
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