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  • 24 hours of instructor-led training
  • 15 hours of high-quality e-learning content
  • 3 simulation exams, 60 questions each
  • 16 live demos & practice assignments
  • 3 hands-on project execution with AWS Console

Course description

  • What’s the focus of this course?

    The AWS SysOps Associate certification training program is designed to give you hands-on exposure to gain technical expertise in deploying, managing, and operating highly scalable fault tolerant system on the AWS platform. This course will empower you to choose the most appropriate and cost-effective cloud services, as well as deploy and manage full-scale production operations on AWS. The course is designed by subject matter experts to help you pass AWS SysOps Associate Exam.

    The course begins with CloudWatch and you will learn how to analyze different CloudWatch metrics, which is the major monitoring solution in AWS. In the topic on High availability, you will learn how to build a scalable fault tolerant architecture with ELB, AS, and Route 53. You will gain deeper understanding on cost reduction opportunities and tagging in Analysis, Cloud deployment, and Provisioning with CloudFormation, Data management and storage using EC2 EBS, S3, Glacier, EBS, and Data lifecycle on AWS. You will also learn about Networking and Security on AWS.

  • What are the course objectives?

    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 00 - Introduction 04:37
      • 0.1 Introduction04:37
    • Lesson 01 - Monitoring and Metrics 36:53
      • 1.1 Monitoring and Metrics00:55
      • 1.2 Monitoring in the Cloud: Basic Concepts08:00
      • 1.3 CloudWatch and CloudTrail Services10:22
      • 1.4 Security and Troubleshooting and Costs associated with Monitoring02:57
      • 1.5 Knowledge Check
      • 1.6 Demo Lab: Monitoring with CloudWatch (Linux)13:12
      • 1.7 Practice Assignment: Auto-stop an EC2 Instance00:38
      • 1.8 Quiz
      • 1.9 Key Takeaways00:49
    • Lesson 02 - Networking 1:26:23
      • 2.1 Networking00:52
      • 2.2 Cloud Networking Basic Concepts13:43
      • 2.3 Knowledge Check
      • 2.4 Creating and Managing Network in AWS16:59
      • 2.5 Knowledge Check
      • 2.6 Network Security in AWS17:48
      • 2.7 Knowledge Check
      • 2.8 Troubleshooting Network in AWS18:19
      • 2.9 Demo Lab Monitoring with CloudWatch (Linux)16:45
      • 2.10 Practice Assignment Deploy an EC2 Instance00:57
      • 2.11 Quiz
      • 2.12 Key Takeaways01:00
    • Lesson 03 - Analysis 34:54
      • 3.1 Analysis and Cost Effectiveness in AWS00:42
      • 3.2 Cost Reduction Opportunities in the Cloud05:28
      • 3.3 Knowledge Check
      • 3.4 Tagging in the Cloud09:45
      • 3.5 Knowledge Check
      • 3.6 Using the Stopinator, Billing Alerts, Cost Explorer, and Trusted Advisor05:47
      • 3.7 Demo Lab Managing Resources with Tagging11:51
      • 3.8 Practice Assignment Use the Tag or Terminate Strategy00:23
      • 3.9 Quiz
      • 3.10 Key Takeaways00:58
    • Lesson 04 - Security 37:04
      • 4.1 Security00:52
      • 4.2 Identity and Access Management (IAM)09:49
      • 4.3 Demo 1 Create an IAM Group with EC2 Full Access Permission06:22
      • 4.4 Demo 2 Use IAM Roles and Policies to Access EC2 Instances10:49
      • 4.5 Knowledge check
      • 4.6 Account and Instance Security08:20
      • 4.7 Quiz
      • 4.8 Key Takeaways00:52
    • Lesson 05 - Data Management 52:55
      • 5.1 Data Management00:52
      • 5.2 Key concepts of Storage in AWS22:30
      • 5.3 Using Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS)04:18
      • 5.4 Knowledge check
      • 5.5 Using Amazon S310:35
      • 5.6 Knowledge check
      • 5.7 Using Amazon Glacier04:36
      • 5.8 Securing Troubleshooting and Pricing of the Storage in AWS04:55
      • 5.9 Demo Lab Syncing files with S303:05
      • 5.10 Practice Assignment Synchronize Files with Amazon S300:57
      • 5.11 Quiz
      • 5.12 Key Takeaways01:07
    • Lesson 06 - High Availability 45:11
      • 6.1 High Availability00:48
      • 6.2 Basic concepts of Scaling04:39
      • 6.3 Overview of Elastic Load Balancing13:12
      • 6.4 Overview of Auto Scaling11:20
      • 6.5 Knowledge Check
      • 6.6 Overview of Amazon Route 5305:45
      • 6.7 Troubleshooting common issues associated with scaling02:21
      • 6.8 Demo Lab Configure an Auto Scaling Group05:20
      • 6.9 Practice Assignment00:44
      • 6.10 Quiz
      • 6.11 Key Takeaways01:02
    • Lesson 07 - Deployment and Provisioning 1:05:35
      • 7.1 Deployment and Provisioning01:10
      • 7.2 Configuration Management17:23
      • 7.3 Knowledge Check
      • 7.4 Deployment12:16
      • 7.5 Knowledge Check
      • 7.6 CloudFormation Templates23:13
      • 7.7 Demo Lab Debugging a Cloud Formation Template09:39
      • 7.8 Practice Assignment Debugging a CloudFormation Template00:28
      • 7.9 Quiz
      • 7.10 Key Takeaways01:26
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Exam & certification

  • How will I become a certified AWS SysOps Associate?

    To become AWS SysOps Administrator Associate, you need to register for the certification exam at any Kryterion testing center from over 750 locations around the globe.

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

  • What are the prerequisites for this certification?

    To apply for AWS SysOps Administrator Associate certification, you need to fulfil the pre-requisites given below.
    • Completed 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 identify and gather requirements 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 unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    Online Classroom:
    1. You need to attend one complete batch.
    2. Complete 1 project and 1 simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.
    Online Self learning:
    1. Complete 85% of the course.
    2. Complete 1 project and 1 simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.


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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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  • Who are the trainers for the live classroom training?

    All our trainers are AWS certified and highly qualified with over 6 years of experience in training and are working in the domain.

  • Is exam fee included in the course fee?

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

  • What is the question pattern of 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 Online Classroom training?

    Online Classroom training for AWS SysOps Associate certification is a live training conducted via online live streaming of a class. This is run by AWS certified trainer with over 6 years of work experience in the domain and training. The class attended by the global audience can enrich your learning experience.

  • Are these training classes live or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    All these trainings are live interactive sessions wherein you can raise concerns and discussions at any point during the class. Additionally, we also provide recordings of the sessions attended by you for your future references.

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

    The system requirements are quite basic:

    OS: Windows any version above XP SP3 & Mac any version above OS X 10.6
    Internet Speed: Preferably above 512 KBPS
    Headset: Any decent headset and microphone which can be used to talk and hear clearly.

  • Who are our Faculties and how are they selected?

    All our trainers are working professionals and industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience.

    Each of them have gone through a rigorous selection process which includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and training demo before they are certified to train for us.  

    We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating continue to train for us.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are here to help you get certified in your first attempt.

    They are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you at every step and enrich your learning experience from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

    They engage with the students proactively to ensure the course path is followed.

    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.