AWS SysOps Associate Certification Training

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Course Overview

This AWS SysOps training is a prerequisite to the DevOps Engineer Certification. You will learn how to migrate on-premise applications to AWS, control the flow of data to and from AWS, master the AWS management console, implement operational cost controls, and enhance your ability to leverage AWS resources and services efficiently.

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  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts
  • 3 hands-on projects using the AWS Console
  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning
  • 16 live demos and practice assignments
  • 3 simulation exams (60 questions each)
  • AWS select technology partner
  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts
  • 16 live demos and practice assignments
  • 3 hands-on projects using the AWS Console
  • 3 simulation exams (60 questions each)
  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning
  • AWS select technology partner
  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts
  • 16 live demos and practice assignments
  • 3 hands-on projects using the AWS Console
  • 3 simulation exams (60 questions each)
  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning
  • AWS select technology partner

Skills Covered

  • Deploy faulttolerant systems
  • Data Management
  • Manage fullscale production ops
  • Analyze CloudWatch metrics
  • AWS operational best practices
  • AWS usage costs
  • Analysis and CostEffectiveness in AWS
  • Deployment and Provisioning
  • Migrate onpremises apps to AWS
  • Data integrity and security
  • Operational cost control measures
  • Deploy faulttolerant systems
  • Analysis and CostEffectiveness in AWS
  • Data Management
  • Deployment and Provisioning
  • Manage fullscale production ops
  • Migrate onpremises apps to AWS
  • Analyze CloudWatch metrics
  • Data integrity and security
  • AWS operational best practices
  • Operational cost control measures
  • AWS usage costs
  • Deploy faulttolerant systems
  • Analysis and CostEffectiveness in AWS
  • Data Management
  • Deployment and Provisioning
  • Manage fullscale production ops
  • Migrate onpremises apps to AWS
  • Analyze CloudWatch metrics
  • Data integrity and security
  • AWS operational best practices
  • Operational cost control measures
  • AWS usage costs

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Course Curriculum


Systems administrators with at least one year of experience managing or building applications in the cloud are ideal candidates for the AWS SysOps Associate Certification training program.
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Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma. You must complete the AWS Technical Essentials course OR have significant hands-on professional experience in operating AWS-based applications. You should also have the ability to define a solution to be built and operated on AWS, and experience provisioning, operating, and maintaining systems running on AWS. You should also be capable of providing AWS operations and deployment guidance and best practices throughout the lifecycle of a project.
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Course Content

  • Section 01: Self Paced Curriculum

    • Lesson 01: AWS Platform and Certification Overview

      • 1.01 The Course Overview
      • 1.02 Introduction
      • 1.03 Set Up A Free AWS Tier Account
      • 1.04 Set Up Your Environment
      • 1.05 Amazon CLI Tools for PowerShell and SDKs
      • 1.06 The AWS Global Infrastructure
      • 1.07 Create a Billing Alarm
    • Lesson 02: Monitoring Metrics and Analysis

      • 2.01 Introduction to CloudWatch: Part One
      • 2.02 Introduction to Cloud Watch: Part Two
      • 2.03 Monitoring EC2
      • 2.04 Monitoring EBS
      • 2.05 Monitoring ElastiCache
      • 2.06 Monitoring ELB
      • 2.07 Monitoring RDS
      • 2.08 AWS Trusted Advisor
      • 2.09 AWS CloudTrail: Part One
      • 2.10 AWS CloudTrail: Part Two
      • 2.11 AWS Config
      • 2.12 AWS Organization and Consolidated Billing
      • 2.13 Monitoring AWS Charges
    • Lesson 03: High Availability

      • 3.01 Amazon SQS -Building Decoupled Architecture
      • 3.02 Amazon Simple Notification Service
      • 3.03 Regional Specific High Availability
      • 3.04 Bastion Hosts and High Availability
      • 3.05 Multi-Region High Availability
      • 3.06 Connectivity Options for High Availability
    • Lesson 04: Compute

      • 4.01 Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud EC2
      • 4.02 Launching an EC2 Instance
      • 4.03 Storage for EC2
      • 4.04 Expand an EBS Volume
      • 4.05 Creating an AMI
      • 4.06 Additional EC2 Concepts
      • 4.07 Amazon EC2 Container Service
      • 4.08 Amazon Elastic Beanstalk
      • 4.09 Amazon Lambda
      • 4.10 Amazon Lightsail
    • Lesson 05: Databases

      • 5.01 Introduction to Databases on AWS
      • 5.02 Amazon RDS: Part One
      • 5.03 Amazon RDS: Part Two
      • 5.04 Amazon RDS: Part Three
      • 5.05 Amazon RDS: Part Four
      • 5.06 Amazon Aurora
      • 5.07 Amazon DynamoDB: Part One
      • 5.08 Amazon DynamoDB: Part Two
      • 5.09 Amazon Redshift
      • 5.10 Amazon ElastiCache
    • Lesson 06: Deployment and Provisioning

      • 6.01 Introduction to Deployment Strategies
      • 6.02 Amazon Elastic Load Balancers
      • 6.03 Configure an Elastic Load Balancer
      • 6.04 Amazon Auto Scaling: Part One
      • 6.05 Amazon Auto Scaling: Part Two
    • Lesson 07: Automation and Optimization

      • 7.01 AWS CloudFormation
      • 7.02 Configure CloudFormation Stack
      • 7.03 AWS Elastic Beanstalk
      • 7.04 Deploy Application Using Elastic Beanstalk
      • 7.05 Amazon OpsWorks
    • Lesson 08: Storage and Data Management

      • 8.01 Amazon S3 Introduction
      • 8.02 Create an S3 Bucket
      • 8.03 Access Policies
      • 8.04 Versioning
      • 8.05 Lifecycle Policies
      • 8.06 Cross Region Replication
      • 8.07 MFA Delete and Advanced Protection Strategies
      • 8.08 Cross Origin Resource Sharing
      • 8.09 Encryption
      • 8.10 Amazon Storage Gateway
      • 8.11 Amazon Snowball
    • Lesson 09: Security and Compliance

      • 9.01 AWS Shared Security Model
      • 9.02 AWS Compliance Program
      • 9.03 AWS Identity and Access Management
      • 9.04 AWS CloudTrail for Security
      • 9.05 AWS WAF Inspector and Trusted Advisor
      • 9.06 AWS EC2 Security
      • 9.07 AWS KMS and CloudHSM
    • Lesson 10: Networking

      • 10.01 Amazon VPC: Part One
      • 10.02 Amazon VPC: Part Two
      • 10.03 Launch an Amazon VPC
      • 10.04 Amazon VPC Peering
      • 10.05 Amazon VPC Endpoints
      • 10.06 Amazon VPC Flow Logs
      • 10.07 Amazon VPC Direct Connect
      • 10.08 Amazon CloudFront
      • 10.09 Amazon Route Fifty Three
  • Section 02: Live Class Curriculum

    • Lesson 01: Course Introduction

      • Course Introduction
    • Lesson 02: Getting started with SysOps

      • Cloudwatch Introduction
      • Assisted Practice: Create an Alarm using CloudWatch
      • Monitoring EC2
      • Assisted Practice: Monitoring EC2
      • Monitoring EBS
      • Assisted Practice: Monitoring EBS
      • Monitoring ELB
      • Assisted Practice: Monitoring ELB
      • Monitoring Elasticache
      • Assisted Practice: Managing ElastiCache Amazon SNS Notifications
      • Assisted Practice: Disabling Amazon SNS Notifications
      • Assisted Practice: Create A Billing Alarm
      • Assisted Practice: Create and Configure an AWS Organization
      • Cost Explorer and Cost Allocation Tags
      • EC2 Pricing Models
      • AWS Config101
      • Assisted Practice: Setting up AWS Config
      • AWS Config Vs AWS CloudTrail Vs. CloudWatch
      • Health Dashboards
      • Create an Application Load Balancer Using EC2
    • Lesson 03: Deployment and Provisioning

      • Assisted Practice: EC2 instance lab
      • EC2, EBS and IOPS
      • Assisted Practice: Deploy an Application Load Balancer
      • System Manager
      • Applying a Load Balancer
    • Lesson 04: High Availability

      • Elasticity and Scalability
      • RDS and Multi-AZ failovers
      • RDS and Read Replicas
      • Assisted Practice: Create a Read Replica
      • Assisted Practice: Create a Read Replica in multiple regions
      • Amazon RDS and Cross-Region Replication
      • Assisted Practice: Share an Encrypted Amazon RDS snapshot
      • AWS Aurora
      • Assisted Practice: Create an Aurora MySQL Database Cluster
      • Assisted Practice: Connect to an Instance in a Database Cluster
      • Aurora Database Clusters
      • Aurora Replicas
      • Assisted Practice: Adding Aurora Replicas to a Database Cluster
      • Aurora Serverless
      • Troubleshooting Autoscaling Issues
      • Content Delivery Network
      • Launch an RDS Instance with Multi-AZ
    • Lesson 05: Storage and Data Management

      • Introduction to S3
      • S3 Lifecycle Policies
      • Assisted Practice: Enable S3 Encryption
      • S3 Versioning
      • Assisted Practice: Check S3 Versioning
      • MFA Delete
      • S3 Encryption
      • EC2 Volume Types
      • Assisted Practice: Upgrade EC2 Volume and Attach Volume Types
      • KMS and CloudHSM
      • Amazon Machine Image
      • Snowball
      • Storage Gateaway
      • Athena
      • Assisted Practice: Athena Query
      • Elastic File System
      • Assisted Practice: Working with EFS
      • Run Batch Operations to Encrypt Data in an S3 Bucket
    • Lesson 06: Security

      • Security on AWS
      • DDOS
      • Assisted Practice: Custom IAM Policy
      • Assisted Practice: Roles and Policies
      • Security Token Service
      • Logging
      • WAF and Hypervisors
      • Instances and Hosts
      • Assisted Practice MFA with AWS
      • Assisted Practices: SSM and Run Command
      • Assisted Practices: AWS Config with S3
      • Shared Responsibility Model
      • Security Groups
      • Assisted Practice: AWS CloudTrail
      • Implement CloudTrail Using AWS IAM
    • Lesson 07: Networking and Route53

      • DNS
      • Assisted Practice: Register a Domain Name
      • Routing Traffic to Web Applications
      • Assisted Practice: Create a S3 bucket and configure it to host a website
      • Assisted Practice: Create a website and upload it to the S3 bucket
      • Assisted Practice: Routing DNS traffic for your domain
      • Amazon Route 53
      • Top-Level Domains
      • NS and SOA Records
      • A and Alias Records
      • DNS Routing
      • Assisted Practice: Simple Routing Policy
      • Assisted Practice: Latency Routing Policy
      • Create a Custom VPC
    • Lesson 08: VPC's

      • VPC Overview
      • VPC Peering
      • Assisted Practice: Create a Custom VPC
      • Network Address Translation (NAT)
      • Assisted Practice: Configure and Launch a NAT Instance
      • Assisted Practice: NACL Creation
      • VPC Flow Logs
      • Assisted Practice: Create a VPC Endpoint
      • Assisted Practice: Create a VPC Flow Log
      • Assisted Practice: Clean a VPC
      • Create VPC and NAT to Perform Bidirectional Monitoring
    • Lesson 09: Automation

      • CloudFormation
      • Assisted Practice: CloudFormation
      • Elastic Beanstalk
      • Assisted Practice: Elastic Beanstalk
      • AWS OpsWorks
      • Deploy an Elastic Beanstalk Using CLI
    • Lesson 10: Additional features

      • AWS Service Catalog
      • Assisted Practice: AWS Service Catalog Portfolio
      • Case studies
      • Assisted Practice: Bucket Policy with Wildcards
  • Section 03: Practice Project

    • Lesson 01: Practice Project

      • Implementing a Team Communication Solution Using Mattermost and AWS

Exam & Certification

AWS SysOps Certificate
  • 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.

  • Do you provide any practice tests as part of this course?

    Yes, we provide a practice test as part of this course to help you prepare for the actual certification exam. You can try this free AWS SysOps Associate Exam Dumps to understand the type of tests that are part of the course curriculum.


  • Steven Kummer

    Steven Kummer

    I learned a lot during the sessions. The instructor was excellent, very knowledgeable, and patient. The delivery of information was perfect. It was a pleasure taking this course!

  • Michael Akinsanya

    Michael Akinsanya

    Simplilearn is the best for learning new technologies. I enrolled in Amazon Web Services (AWS) training. Simplilearn offers quality training materials and demonstrations and is quite affordable. You get practical hand-on experience on a live AWS Management Console which can be assessed and evaluated by an instructor.

  • 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.

  • Raghavendra Prasad

    Raghavendra Prasad

    Recently I have taken AWS sysops course from Simplilearn. As the name implies, complex topics were explained in a simple way. The trainer was extremely knowledgeable. I recommend Simplilearn.

  • 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.

  • 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.


Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts


  • 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.

  • If I need to cancel my enrolment, can I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrolment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administrative fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.

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