Course Description

  • What are the course objectives?

    The AWS SysOps Associate certification training program is designed to give you hands-on exposure to the highly scalable Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform, giving you technical expertise in deploying, managing and operating fault-tolerant system on AWS. This course will empower you to choose the most appropriate and cost-effective cloud services and deploy and manage full-scale production operations on AWS. The course is designed by ASWSexperts to help you pass the AWS SysOps Associate Exam on your first attempt.

    You will learn how to analyze various CloudWatch metrics, the major monitoring solution in AWS and learn to build scalable fault-tolerant architecture using ELB, AS and Route 53. You’ll gain a deep understanding of cost-reduction opportunities, tagging in analysis, cloud deployment and provisioning with CloudFormation. You will also learn data management and storage using EC2, EBS, S3, Glacier and data lifecycle and get an overview of AWS networking and security.

  • What skills will you learn?

    By the end of the course you’ll be able to:
    • Deploy, manage and operate scalable, highly available and fault-tolerant systems on AWS
    • Migrate an existing on-premises application to AWS
    • Ensure data integrity and data security on AWS technology
    • Select the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data or security requirements
    • Identify appropriate use of AWS operational best practices
    • Understand operational cost control mechanisms and estimate AWS usage costs

  • Who should take this course?

    The AWS SysOps Associate certification training program is designed for systems administrators who have at least one year experience in managing or building applications in the cloud.

Course Preview

    • Lesson 01 - Course Introduction

      04:16
      • Course Introduction
        04:16
    • Lesson 02 - Monitoring and Metrics

      47:49
      • 2.01 Monitoring and Metrics
        00:55
      • 2.02 Amazon CloudWatch
        04:26
      • 2.03 Monitoring EC2 Service in AWS
        03:54
      • 2.04 Demo: How to Create an Alarm for a Service
        01:36
      • 2.05 Monitoring AWS EBS
        01:10
      • 2.06 Monitoring Elastic Load Balancer in AWS
        00:44
      • 2.07 Demo: Monitoring ELB and EBS volume in AWS CloudWatch
        03:50
      • 2.08 Monitoring Relational Database (RDS) Service in AWS
        01:08
      • 2.09 Demo: Monitor RDS instance in AWS through CloudWatch
        03:56
      • 2.10 Monitoring ElastiCache Service in AWS
        00:39
      • 2.11 Monitoring EFS in AWS
        00:59
      • 2.12 Troubleshooting Common Monitoring Issues
        01:06
      • 2.13 Demo: CloudWatch
        03:27
      • 2.14 Features and Usage of CloudWatch Logs Filters and Alarms
        03:02
      • 2.15 Demo: Set up CloudWatch alarm on log filter metrics
        03:03
      • 2.16 Features and Usage of AWS CloudTrail
        01:39
      • 2.17 Monitoring Pricing
        00:57
      • 2.18 AWS Billing and Cost Management
        01:42
      • 2.19 Demo: Set up billing metric alerts using CloudWatch
        04:04
      • 2.20 Implementing Cost Optimization in AWS
        01:13
      • 2.21 Demo: Set up Alarm that Will Automatically Stop EC2 Instance If CPU Utilization Is Less Than or Equal to Twenty
        03:47
      • 2.22 Key Takeaways
        00:32
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 03 - Networking

      1:13:48
      • 3.01 Networking
        00:54
      • 3.02 VPC
        04:24
      • 3.03 VPC Sizing and IP Addresses
        02:01
      • 3.04 Subnets
        01:26
      • 3.05 IGW
        00:37
      • 3.06 Route Tables
        00:37
      • 3.07 NAT Gateway
        03:23
      • 3.08 VPC Endpoints
        00:33
      • 3.09 VPC Flow Logs
        01:08
      • 3.10 VPC Peering
        03:46
      • 3.11 Network Security Bastion Hosts and Security Groups
        01:57
      • 3.12 Security Group
        03:43
      • 3.13 Demo: VPC properties-subnet IGW Route NAT Security group
        05:26
      • 3.14 Demo: VPC Peering connection
        10:00
      • 3.15 Limitations and Disadvantages of Increasing Security Groups
        00:54
      • 3.16 VPC Sizing and IP Addresses
        01:26
      • 3.17 Demo: Configuring VPC
        03:07
      • 3.18 Concepts of VPN
        02:42
      • 3.19 Demo: VPN connection
        05:31
      • 3.20 CloudFront
        01:37
      • 3.21 Route 53
        03:07
      • 3.22 Demo: Create a Hosted Zone in Route 53 and Test the Routing Policies
        06:46
      • 3.23 Cloud Networking Direct Connect
        01:06
      • 3.24 Demo: Launching EC2 instance and Private Subnet
        07:05
      • 3.25 Key Takeaways
        00:32
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 04 - Analysis and Cost Effectiveness in AWS

      34:47
      • 4.01 Analysis and Cost Effectiveness in AWS
        00:40
      • 4.02 Analysis in Cloud
        02:02
      • 4.03 Demo: Troubleshoot the AutoScaling Issues
        06:06
      • 4.04 Cost Management in Cloud
        01:01
      • 4.05 Demo: Create Billing Alert
        02:17
      • 4.06 Cost Explorer Tool, Consolidated Billing, and Trusted Advisor
        01:48
      • 4.07 Demo: Walkthrough AWS cost and billing dashboard
        06:10
      • 4.08 EC2 Pricing
        01:54
      • 4.09 Cost Optimization
        03:46
      • 4.10 Tagging in the Cloud
        03:44
      • 4.11 Demo: Enable detailed billing on your account
        01:45
      • 4.12 Demo: Create Billing Alert for Idle EC2 instance
        03:16
      • 4.13 Key Takeaways
        00:18
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 05 - Security

      32:56
      • 5.01 Security
        00:51
      • 5.02 Features and Uses of IAM
        02:27
      • 5.03 AWS Identities and Access Management
        05:48
      • 5.04 Demo: Create an IAM group with EC2 full access permission
        01:27
      • 5.05 Demo: IAM Roles
        02:24
      • 5.06 Demo: IAM Policy
        03:48
      • 5.07 Overview of AWS Shared Responsibility Model
        03:19
      • 5.08 Data Protection in Amazon S3
        01:46
      • 5.09 Demo: Create an S3 bucket and add policy
        03:11
      • 5.10 Account and Instance Security
        04:09
      • 5.11 Security Assessment: An Overview
        03:26
      • 5.11 Key Takeaways
        00:20
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 06 - Data Management

      50:33
      • Data Management
        00:46
      • Key Concepts of Storage in AWS
        03:01
      • AWS Storage Services: EBS
        04:13
      • Elastic Block Storage (EBS)
        03:15
      • Amazon S3
        04:37
      • Storage Gateway
        02:28
      • Data Life Cycle and Backups in AWS
        02:21
      • Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS) and Amazon S3
        03:35
      • Managing Amazon S3
        04:30
      • Amazon Read Replicas (RDS) and Amazon Glacier
        02:10
      • Demo: Creating an Amazon S3 Bucket and archiving it in Amazon Glacier
        02:23
      • Security and Troubleshooting Storage in AWS
        03:09
      • Storage Troubleshooting Storing Log Files
        01:24
      • Backup and Restore
        01:07
      • Demo: Synchronize the content of a directory with your Amazon S3 bucket
        04:12
      • AWS Pilot Light
        02:20
      • Compliance in AWS
        00:41
      • Disaster Recovery
        00:59
      • Warm Standby
        01:26
      • Multi-Site Setup
        01:26
      • Key Takeaways
        00:30
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 07 - High Availability

      38:37
      • 7.01 High Availability
        00:45
      • 7.02 Scalability and Elasticity Essentials
        01:39
      • 7.03 Elastic Load Balancing
        03:11
      • 7.04 Configure Load Balancer
        05:20
      • 7.05 High Avaialbility Mulit-AZ for Amazon RDS
        02:15
      • 7.06 Auto Scaling
        02:42
      • 7.07 Create and Update Auto Scaling
        03:05
      • 7.08 Auto Scaling: Examples
        02:29
      • 7.09 Capacity Thrashing, Life Cycle Hooks, and Scaling
        03:00
      • 7.10 Configure an AutoScaling group
        01:49
      • 7.11 SQS and SNS Scalability
        01:42
      • 7.12 Amazon Route 53
        05:02
      • 7.13 Troubleshooting Scalable Deployments
        01:53
      • 7.14 Demo: Create an AutoScaling group and add a scheduled action for it
        03:19
      • 7.15 Key Takeaways
        00:26
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 08 - Deployment and Provisioning

      1:18:57
      • 8.01 Deployment and Provisioning
        00:50
      • 8.02 Elastic Load Balancing
        02:31
      • 8.03 Demo: Working of ALB
        06:54
      • 8.04 Lambda and ECS Deployments
        01:54
      • 8.05 Demo: Deploy a Dockerized Application on an ECS Cluster
        04:36
      • 8.06 RDS and DynamoDB Deployments
        01:46
      • 8.07 S3 Provisioning and EFS Deployment
        01:53
      • 8.08 Demo: Mount EFS to an instance
        08:11
      • 8.09 LightSail and Batch
        01:11
      • 8.10 Demo: Deploy an application using Elastic Beanstalk
        03:35
      • 8.11 Deployment Automation
        04:23
      • 8.12 AWS OpsWorks
        02:07
      • 8.13 Demo: Deploy an application using OpsWork
        05:06
      • 8.14 Demo: CloudFormation
        01:01
      • 8.15 CloudFormation Using a Sample Template
        04:40
      • 8.16 CloudFormation Template and Stacks
        04:12
      • 8.17 Components of CloudFormation
        13:23
      • 8.18 CloudFormation Errors and Template
        03:05
      • 8.19 Demo: Debug a CloudFormation template
        07:19
      • 8.20 Key Takeaways
        00:20
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 09 - Best Practices for AWS SysOps Administrator Associate

      04:24
      • 9.01 Best Practices for AWS SysOps Administrator - Associate
        00:33
      • 9.02 Implementing Monitoring Plan
        03:41
      • 9.03 Key Takeaways
        00:10
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Exam & Certification

  • How do I become a certified AWS SysOps Associate?

    To become an AWS SysOps Administrator Associate, you must register for and pass the certification exam at any Kryterion testing center at over 750 locations globally.

    The registration fee for AWS SysOps Administrator Associate certification exam is $150.

  • What are the prerequisites for this certification?

    To apply for the AWS SysOps Administrator Associate certification, you must fulfill the following prerequisites:
    • Complete AWS Technical Essentials course or significant hands-on professional experience in operating AWS-based applications
    • Experience provisioning, operating and maintaining systems running on AWS
    • Ability to define a solution to be built and operated on AWS
    • Capabilities to provide AWS operations and deployment guidance and best practices throughout the lifecycle of a project

  • What do I need to do to earn my Simplilearn certificate?

    Online Classroom:
    1. Attend one complete batch.
    2. Complete one project and one simulation test with a minimum score of 60 percent.
    Online Self-learning:
    1. Complete 85 percent of the course.
    2. Complete one project and one simulation test with a minimum score of 60 percent.

Reviews

Rohit KC
Rohit KC Technical Lead & Scrum Master at Tata Consultancy Services

Simplilearn AWS Solution Architect Programme Course curriculum is very specific to certification. The trainers are very expert and have sound knowledge on the subject. It has the flexibility to choose between multiple batches. The online mode of training is well organized & simple to us. Customer service & LMS batch caretaker are very co-operative.

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Arun Kumar
Arun Kumar Senior Delivery Manager at Hewlett-Packard/DXC Technology

I have enrolled for AWS SysOps Associate Certification Training. Training is very useful. They have robust system setup which helps for self-learning approach. I would like to recommend this training institute for my friends and employees at HP.

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Rashmi Malviya
Rashmi Malviya Project Manager,SCRUM Master at Kronos Incorporated

AWS SysOps Associate was a great learning experience from Simplilearn. I completed the certification and enhanced my leadership and technical skills, which is very much rewarding in my career now.

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    FAQs

    • Who are the trainers for the live classroom training?

      All of our highly qualified trainers are AWS certified, with more than 15 years of experience in training and working in their domain. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process, which includes profile screening, technical evaluation and a training demo before they qualify as Simplilearn trainers. We also ensure that only those trainers who maintain a high alumni rating continue to train for us.

    • Is exam fee included in the course fee?

      No. The exam fee is not included in the course fee.

    • What is the question format of the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate exam?

      The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate exam is a combination of multiple-choice and multiple-answer questions.
       

    • What is LVC? Is it a classroom training?

      The courses are conducted via live virtual classrooms (LVC). They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time. We do, however, provide recordings of each session you attend for your future reference. Classes are attended by a global audience to enrich your learning experience.

    • What tools do I need to attend the training sessions?

      The tools you’ll need to attend training are:
      • Windows: Windows XP SP3 or higher
      • Mac: OSX 10.6 or higher
      • Internet speed: Preferably 512 Kbps or higher
      • Headset, speakers and microphone: You’ll need headphones or speakers to hear instruction clearly, as well as a microphone to talk to others. You can use a headset with a built-in microphone, or separate speakers and microphone.

    • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

      Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being followed and help you enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

    • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

      We offer 24/7 support through email, chat and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

    • Disclaimer
    • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.