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 00 - Introduction 04:37
      • 0.1 Introduction 04:37
    • Lesson 01 - Monitoring and Metrics 36:53
      • 1.1 Monitoring and Metrics 00:55
      • 1.2 Monitoring in the Cloud: Basic Concepts 08:00
      • 1.3 CloudWatch and CloudTrail Services 10:22
      • 1.4 Security and Troubleshooting and Costs associated with Monitoring 02:57
      • 1.5 Knowledge Check
      • 1.6 Demo Lab: Monitoring with CloudWatch (Linux) 13:12
      • 1.7 Practice Assignment: Auto-stop an EC2 Instance 00:38
      • 1.8 Quiz
      • 1.9 Key Takeaways 00:49
    • Lesson 02 - Networking 1:09:38
      • 2.1 Networking 00:52
      • 2.2 Cloud Networking Basic Concepts 13:43
      • 2.3 Knowledge Check
      • 2.4 Creating and Managing Network in AWS 16:59
      • 2.5 Knowledge Check
      • 2.6 Network Security in AWS 17:48
      • 2.7 Knowledge Check
      • 2.8 Troubleshooting Network in AWS 18:19
      • 2.9 Practice Assignment Deploy an EC2 Instance 00:57
      • 2.10 Quiz
      • 2.11 Key Takeaways 01:00
    • Lesson 03 - Analysis 34:54
      • 3.1 Analysis and Cost Effectiveness in AWS 00:42
      • 3.2 Cost Reduction Opportunities in the Cloud 05:28
      • 3.3 Knowledge Check
      • 3.4 Tagging in the Cloud 09:45
      • 3.5 Knowledge Check
      • 3.6 Using the Stopinator, Billing Alerts, Cost Explorer, and Trusted Advisor 05:47
      • 3.7 Demo Lab Managing Resources with Tagging 11:51
      • 3.8 Practice Assignment Use the Tag or Terminate Strategy 00:23
      • 3.9 Quiz
      • 3.10 Key Takeaways 00:58
    • Lesson 04 - Security 37:04
      • 4.1 Security 00:52
      • 4.2 Identity and Access Management (IAM) 09:49
      • 4.3 Demo 1 Create an IAM Group with EC2 Full Access Permission 06:22
      • 4.4 Demo 2 Use IAM Roles and Policies to Access EC2 Instances 10:49
      • 4.5 Knowledge check
      • 4.6 Account and Instance Security 08:20
      • 4.7 Quiz
      • 4.8 Key Takeaways 00:52
    • Lesson 05 - Data Management 52:55
      • 5.1 Data Management 00:52
      • 5.2 Key concepts of Storage in AWS 22:30
      • 5.3 Using Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS) 04:18
      • 5.4 Knowledge check
      • 5.5 Using Amazon S3 10:35
      • 5.6 Knowledge check
      • 5.7 Using Amazon Glacier 04:36
      • 5.8 Securing Troubleshooting and Pricing of the Storage in AWS 04:55
      • 5.9 Demo Lab Syncing files with S3 03:05
      • 5.10 Practice Assignment Synchronize Files with Amazon S3 00:57
      • 5.11 Quiz
      • 5.12 Key Takeaways 01:07
    • Lesson 06 - High Availability 45:11
      • 6.1 High Availability 00:48
      • 6.2 Basic concepts of Scaling 04:39
      • 6.3 Overview of Elastic Load Balancing 13:12
      • 6.4 Overview of Auto Scaling 11:20
      • 6.5 Knowledge Check
      • 6.6 Overview of Amazon Route 53 05:45
      • 6.7 Troubleshooting common issues associated with scaling 02:21
      • 6.8 Demo Lab Configure an Auto Scaling Group 05:20
      • 6.9 Practice Assignment 00:44
      • 6.10 Quiz
      • 6.11 Key Takeaways 01:02
    • Lesson 07 - Deployment and Provisioning 1:05:35
      • 7.1 Deployment and Provisioning 01:10
      • 7.2 Configuration Management 17:23
      • 7.3 Knowledge Check
      • 7.4 Deployment 12:16
      • 7.5 Knowledge Check
      • 7.6 CloudFormation Templates 23:13
      • 7.7 Demo Lab Debugging a Cloud Formation Template 09:39
      • 7.8 Practice Assignment Debugging a CloudFormation Template 00:28
      • 7.9 Quiz
      • 7.10 Key Takeaways 01:26
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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.


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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  • 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.