AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional 2019
This course is the ultimate preparation guide for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Solutions Architect Professional certificate (AWS CSAP), 2019 version.
AWS CSA Professional exam is considered the toughest one amongst all Amazon Web Services certificates to date.
Why become AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional?
Despite the wealth of knowledge in the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate, that certificate does not really challenge the candidate’s ability to build scalable, highly available, fault tolerant, secure, monitored and automated solutions. However, the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional, on the other hand, tests these skills in depth. Basically, it is the AWS Architect knowledge in action. For anyone who started a career in AWS, this is a must have certificate at some point in time, for the following reasons:
a) It will deepen your understanding of AWS services, how they work together in sound architectures.
b) It will sharpen the architect skills having you think from different angles, and consider many things in your architecture.
c) It will also getting you to the next level in your AWS architect career.
d) It will alleviate your AWS profile away from the masses certified at the associate level, hence, lesser competition.
Why this course – Advantages over ANY other available CSA Professional courses?
•The course has a well defined Study plan for best results, included at the beginning of the course.
• CSAA KnowledgeAssessment (77Qs,170mts,CSAProexamformat), at the course start to identify any weaknesses
• Critical CSA Associate Reviews embedded within the lectures.
• The course has all the required Theory, Use cases, and Quizzes to assess knowledge and ensure deep understanding
• Scenario based question tutorials, learn the art of reading, analyzing, answering and ACE’ing this AWS exam
• All recommended Whitepapers’ knowledge all blended in the course content, no need to spend time on them.
Simply the best, most comprehensive, and optimum/logical flow that builds on the knowledge gained from CSA Associate, and end up preparing you to the best possible to ACE the exam.
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Introduction to the course, intended audience, pre-requisites and course objectives
A recommended study plan to follow for the best outcomes and the course differentiators
A much needed Architect mindset - A very critical requirement to the architect profession, so why not start practicing it with this course and exam
Exam Blueprint detailed, and Course Flow / Content layout
This lecture provide an exam brief, and then dives into the new exam blueprint.
This lecture discusses questions format, and also elaborates on the exam outline, the 5 domains of the exam, their weight, and why it was decided to not align the course 100% with the domains themselves, but maintain 100% compliance with the exam expected knowledge. Very important to watch.
Pre-Class Assessment of CSAA knowledge - 80 Qs, 170 mts, 75% Pass score
A quick introduction to what is expected in the pre-class CSAA knowledge assessment test
This exam picks questions form the CSAA Course by DolfinED, and presents them as an 80 questions, 170 minutes exam, at a 75% passing score. A solid CSA foundation is important and uncovering any gaps is crucial before diving deep into CSA pro.
Benefits are many, to mention a few, expose any weaknesses in CSAA content that needs to be revised, Get a feel of how an 80 Qs (>77) / 170 minutes exam would feel like, and more importantly make your CSA Pro learning more beneficial for boosting your confidence and success potential.
Designing Solutions for High Availability and Business Continuity
Lets discuss quickly why are the domains in CSA pro blueprint important as they relate to the approach to architecting on AWS. What are client key/critical aspects of the architecture they will be picky on, and how you as an AWS expert should think of these aspects as you built architecture work for AWS customers.
The lectures visits the Fault Tolerance capabilities or aspects of AMI and EBS
The lecture discusses the fault tolerance features of Auto Scaling and Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) services
The lecture discusses how Availability zones and Regions, in the AWS global infrastructures, can help building fault tolerant architectures in AWS.
The lecture exposes the S3 and RDS fault tolerance features and how they can be used to build Fault Tolerant Architectures on AWS.
An introduction to Disaster Recovery (DR) planning using AWS. It also introduces how to think in an architect way when approaching DR, understanding what RTO and RPO are and how important they are in Architecting for DR.
Covers how Storage gateway, VM Import/Export, and VM Import/Export can play role in transferring on-premise data or back it up into AWS. This is a first step towards establishing AWS as a backup and a DR site.
This lectures explores Elastic IP, Elastic Load balancing, RDS, DynamoDB and Redshift and how they can be architected or help in architecting your DR on AWS.
Tests your level of engagement and understanding of the covered material in Domain # 1 - High Availability and Business Continuity
Design for Organizational Complexity and Cost Control
AWS Services and Strategies for Deployment and Operations Management
Introduction to CloudFormation, its benefits, CloudFormation templates, and CloudFormation template designer.
This lecture explains the different (optional and required) template components.
This lectures introduces the CloudFormation Intrinsic functions, and starts the discussion about CloudFormation Resource Attributes, and explains the Creation Policy and Wait Condition that can be used to delay the creation of some Stack components
This lectures discusses some CloudFormation templates, and explains what The resource attributed : Deletion Policy is.
The lectures discusses at a high level Nested Stacks, Cross-Stack Reference, Cloud Trail logging/integration, and Couple of Security Best Practices for CloudFormation.
The lectures introduces what OpsWorks and Chef automation are and why we need OpsWorks on AWS cloud.
This lectures starts to discuss AWS OpsWorks components, the stack and Stack layers
Continuing to explain other AWS OpsWorks Stack components - The Instance as a compute resource for the stack
The lecture covers the last AWS OpsWorks Stack components, which is the apps. It then delves into AWS OpsWorks resource management, Elastic and Public IP address assignment, and integration with IAM.
This lecture covers multiple topics, including Elastic Load balancing with OpsWorks, Monitoring/Logging, Best Practices, as well as a glimpse on a common error when managing OpsWorks Instances.
Designing Networks on AWS for Complex Organizations and Hybrid Architectures
The lecture covers a quick review of IP addressing, Security Groups vs NACLs, and VPC Wizard
The lecture recaps Virtual Private Networks (VPN) in AWS to connect off-AWS locations to AWS VPC.
AWS Direct Connect provides a higher bandwidth, low latency, better performance option to connect On-Premise Data Centers and workload to AWS VPC(s).
The lectures explains what VPC peering is, what conditions must be met and why we need to use it.
The lectures explains the difference between NAT Instances and NAT Gateways, and the requirement of Bastion Hosts
The lectures highlights what the ENI is, how it works, and the importance it plays when creating additional ENIs and attaching them to the EC2 instance to provide for better resilience and/or high availability at lower cost. Also, it explains how to deal with licensing or legacy applications that rely on fixed MAC address or fixed IP.