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.

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.