AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate

Hours: 40 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $699.00

Course Overview:

The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate certification validates your skills in provisioning, operating and maintaining systems running on AWS. It confirms your ability to identify and gather requirements to create a solution built and operated on AWS. This certification also validates your ability to provide AWS operations, deployment guidance and recommend best practices throughout the lifecycle of a project. No programming knowledge or prior AWS experience is required to take the exam.

This course prepares a student to take the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate certification exam.

Course Outline:

Chapter 1: Getting Started with AWS
  • AWS
  • Leverage AWS in Your Business Strategy
  • Work with the AWS Management Console
  • Summary
Chapter 2: Implementing AWS Storage and Database Services
  • Configure AWS Storage
  • Deploy Amazon Database Services
  • Summary
Chapter 3: Implementing Compute and Network Services
  • Implement Elastic Cloud Compute Services
  • Implement Virtual Networks
  • Summary
Chapter 4: Using AWS Management Tools
  • Automate AWS Resource Provisioning
  • Manage AWS Resources
  • Summary
Chapter 5: Securing an AWS Deployment
  • Enforce AWS Security
  • Optimize AWS Security
  • Summary
Chapter 6: Configuring Virtual Servers
  • Create an EC2 Instance
  • Configure an EC2 Instance
  • Summary
Chapter 7: Configuring Virtual Networks
  • Create an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud
  • Configure VPCs
  • Implement Domain Name Services in VPC
  • Implement VPC Peering
  • Summary
Chapter 8: Managing Data Storage
  • Manage Elastic Block Store
  • Manage Elastic File System Storage
  • Manage Simple Storage Service
  • Distribute Stored Content with CloudFront
  • Summary
Chapter 9: Managing Databases
  • Manage Relational Database Service
  • Manage DynamoDB
  • Implement Database Caching with ElastiCache
  • Summary
Chapter 10: Securing AWS Resources
  • Incorporate Security Policies in AWS
  • Secure Data
  • Secure Operating Systems and Applications
  • Secure Network Infrastructure
  • Prepare for Security Assessments
  • Summary
Chapter 11: Managing Identity and Access
  • Manage AWS Accounts and IAM Users
  • Control Access through Security Groups
  • Implement Network ACLs
  • Summary
Chapter 12: Deploying AWS Resources
  • Plan Application Deployments
  • Deploy Infrastructure with CloudFormation
  • Deploy and Manage Applications with Elastic Beanstalk
  • Manage the Stack with OpsWorks
  • Summary
Chapter 13: Monitoring AWS Resources
  • Monitor Resources with CloudWatch
  • Configure Alarms for CPU, Disk, and Network Usage
  • Configure Alarms for Memory Usage
  • Monitor Additional AWS Resources
  • Summary
Chapter 14: Monitoring and Managing Billing
  • Monitor Billing
  • Optimize Cost
  • Summary
Chapter 15: Optimizing Performance
  • Select Remedies for Performance Issues
  • Implement ELB
  • Implement Trusted Advisor
  • Summary
Chapter 16: Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to AWS Certified SysOps Administrator—Associate Level


This course prepares a student to take the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate certification exam.

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
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**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**