• Next cohort Starts19th Jul, 2024
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  • Course duration11 Months
  • Next cohort Starts19th Jul, 2024
  • Learning FormatOnline Bootcamp

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Cloud computing is rapidly expanding, driving high demand for cloud professionals. As per Verdict, the largest share of cloud-related new job postings in the industry in Q1 2024 was in the US with 39.66%, followed by India (26.16%) and the UK (3.42%).

Industry Hiring Demand

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Jobs growth from 2021 to 2031

15%

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Cloud Architect Course Overview

This AWS-authored self-learning course delves deep into designing, deploying, and managing scalable solutions across AWS platforms, preparing you for success in today's dynamic tech environment.

Key Features

  • Get access to an MS Azure exam voucher for any one Azure course
  • Earn a course completion badge/certificate on the MS Learn portal
  • Get access to AWS authorized self learning content
  • Earn an official Microsoft course completion transcript, validating your successful program completion
  • Learn 40+ In-Demand Skills & 25+ Services
  • Get lifetime access to self-paced videos & class recordings
  • Get access to global teaching assistance
  • Get hands-on with tools like AWS Lambda, Azure Container Services, AWS IAM, Amazon Inspector, Azure Block Bob & many more
  • Content aligned to AWS SAA-C03 exam

Cloud Architect Course Advantage

This Cloud Architect Certification prepares you for the AWS & Azure certifications. Practice with hands-on labs and capstone projects and gain proficiency with AWS and Azure tools. Leverage Job assistance services and enhance career prospects.

  • Program Certificate

    Earn your Cloud Certification

    • Industry recognised certificate by Simplilearn
    • Certificates for every course in the Learning Path
  • Azure Training Certificate

    Partnership with Microsoft:

    • Get an official course completion badge/certificate hosted on the Microsoft Learn portal
    • Acquire an official Microsoft course completion transcript

About the Program

What are the Cloud Architect certification course objectives?

This Cloud Architect certification in Austin training upskills professionals into cloud applications and architecture experts. Simplilearn delivers the core skill sets needed to design and deploy scalable, highly-available, reliable, and fault-tolerant applications on the top cloud platforms: AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform. Students gain expertise in cloud services such as Azure Resource Manager, Azure App Services, AWS CloudFormation, EC2, Route53, S3, VPC, GCP, and others. Cloud Architect training in Austin graduates will find they have the skills and the expertise they need to pass AWS Architect and Azure Architect cloud architect certifications.
 
This Cloud Architect training in Austin was developed by the industry’s leading cloud computing experts. Students are given a wealth of expert instruction, including:

  • 60+ live, instructor-led online classrooms 
  • 100+ hours of self-paced video content 
  • Practice exams 
  • A community of experts and other resources 

 In addition, the course offers more than a dozen industry-based projects to give students practical cloud computing challenges

Is this cloud architect certification course open to freshers?

Yes, freshers are eligible to apply for the Cloud Architect certification in Austin course. There are very few prerequisites. The Cloud Architect training in Austin is suitable for beginners and Simplilearn’s talented instructors help make the lessons more accessible. 

What jobs can I pursue with a cloud architect certification?

The best jobs for Cloud Architect certification in Austin graduates include software architect, network architect, solutions architect, and cloud engineer. Cloud Architect training in Austin graduates will find plenty of employment opportunities.

What are the benefits to gaining a cloud architect certification?

The skills gained by Simplilearn’s Cloud Architect certification in Austin graduates are in great demand. In addition, cloud solutions architects are among the IT industry’s highest-paid professionals. Forbes wrote that enterprise IT architects are earning a median salary of $137,957.
 
Also, cloud computing professionals who learn the skills taught in Simplilearn’s Cloud Architect training in Austin will find that the field is growing in leaps and bounds. Goldman Sachs reports that IT executives are ranking migrating to cloud computing among their organizations’ top three initiatives. 

What projects are included in Simplilearn’s Cloud Architect Certification course?

The projects offered in Simplilearn’s Cloud Architect certification in Austin program provide students the practical expertise they require to master cloud architecture concepts. The projects in the Cloud Architect training in Austin include:
Project 1: Create a WordPress blog with defined specifications using AWS CloudFormation, AMI, and AWS Auto Scaling.
 
Scenario: Set up a WordPress blog that meets defined specifications. During business hours, a company’s blogging team wants to use their WordPress instance development copy while making sure their changes don’t impact the live copy.
 
Project goals:
Use CloudFormation to create an EC2 instance to run WordPress with the following specifications:
  • Instance Type: T2.micro
  • Create a new AMI of the WordPress instance
  • Configure Auto Scaling to launch a new WordPress instance

Project 2: Create a Linux instance for testing new applications using EC2.
 
Scenario: Create a small Linux instance to test a new application as part of this cloud architect certification in Austin. Create an EC2 instance using defined specifications. A few days later, a company’s development team wants to move the instance into production, so the specifications of the instance need to be changed.
 
Project goals:
Create an EC2 instance with the following specifications:

  • AMI: Amazon Linux
  • Instance Type: T2.nano
  • Volume Type: 8GB Magnetic

Reconfigure the instance to achieve the following specifications:

  • Instance Type: Scale to a T2.small
  • Volume Type: Increase to 12GB General Purpose SSD
  • Verify whether the root volume on the EC2 instance is displaying the correct size

Project 3: Distribute content using S3, CloudFront, Geo restriction, and logging
 
Scenario: A company wants to distribute website content to its global offices. However, due to legal restrictions, the content cannot be distributed to France and Australia. The challenge is to find a way to prevent these offices from accessing the data. The content does not change often, but some files are substantial, and end-user latency must be minimized. The last requirement is the audit department wants to track website access.
 
Project goals:

  • Set up a static website using Amazon S3
  • Create a bucket and enable static website hosting
  • Enable logging
  • Set up a CloudFront distribution for the static website with Access Logs enabled
  • Set up Geo Restrictions to prevent users in France and Australia from accessing the data
  • Verify that logging is working

Project 4: Hosting web applications and performance monitoring
 
Scenario: The OsCrop Corporation wants to build a highly available web application. The company lacks the team to manage the environment, so it is exploring using Azure PaaS (Web Apps) for web hosting. The user pattern for this application is sporadic and can expect a spike in traffic. OsCrop’s management is looking to use Azure Autoscaling capabilities.
 
OsCrop’s management also wants a proper monitoring mechanism to monitor application performance and to integrate application insights.
 
Project goals:

  • Create Azure Web Apps in U.S. East regions
  • Enable Autoscaling for web apps
  • Deploy sample application from Visual Studio with Application Insights enabled
  • Set monitoring on Azure Application Insight

Project 5: Provision Dev Environment & Secure Azure Web Applications
 
Scenario: The OsCrop Corporation’s management wants to use Azure as their development platform for the new.Net MVC application it is building. The company has identified Visual Studio 2017 as its development framework. They are testing Azure Virtual machines to host the development editor. The task is to validate the Community Edition of Visual Studio 2017 on an Azure VM. Plus, OsCrop’s development team wants it deployed in the eastern U.S.
 
The operations team at OsCrop is looking to offload the application's authentication to Azure AD. Any user who is part of an Active Directory should be allowed to log in to the application. They want you to validate this using a sample MVC application.
 
Project goals:

  • Create a virtual network and resource container
  • Create the development virtual machine
  • Configure the virtual machine for development
  • Create Azure AD for application authentication

Project 6: Create two Amazon S3 Buckets
 
Scenario: Create two Amazon S3 Buckets in Mumbai region in this cloud architect training in Austin. The bucket names will be “testoct28” and “testoct28log.” After creating both buckets, upload any sample file to the bucket “testoct28,” then enable logging in for the bucket “testoct28.” Ensure that the log is saved in the bucket name “testoct28log” and enable the versioning in the bucket “testoct28.” Then, enable the transfer acceleration in the bucket “testoct28.”
 
Project goals:

  • Create an Amazon S3 Bucket Name "testoct28" in Mumbai Region
  • Create an Amazon S3 Bucket Name "testoct28log" in Mumbai Region
  • Upload sample file to testoct28 bucket
  • Enable logging in for bucket "testoct28"
  • The log should be saved in bucket "testoct28log"
  • Enable versioning in the bucket "testoct28"
  • Enable transfer acceleration in bucket "testoct28”

What does a Cloud architect do?

A cloud architect is responsible for an organization’s cloud computing architecture. Professionals with a Cloud Architect certification in Austin monitor cloud activity, design applications, and then migrate them to the cloud. Cloud architects also define computing loads. Cloud Architect certification in Austin graduates will guide an organization in addressing high-risk IT issues. This senior-level role requires technical, business, and people skills.

What is the difference between a DevOps position and Cloud Architect (AWS)?

Cloud Architect certification in Austin professionals can guide stakeholders and translate business requirements into scalable, secure, and reliable cloud solutions. Cloud Architect training in Austin graduates can design and implement cloud platform solutions. Cloud DevOps roles work with people, technologies, and processes to continuously deliver business value.

Do cloud architect certifications expire?

A Simplilearn Cloud Architect certification in Austin does not have an expiration date.

Cloud Architect Certification Learning Path

This AWS-authored self-learning course delves deep into designing, deploying, and managing scalable solutions across AWS platforms, preparing you for success in today's dynamic tech environment.

Learning Path

Electives:
  • Attend this course at your own pace to dive deep into the basics of AWS. This optional course will help you establish a strong foundation in AWS and AWS Cloud, which will serve as a benchmark for your upcoming courses.

  • This course offers a comprehensive introduction to key concepts and practical skills in Google Cloud platform. By the end of this course, students will have a solid foundation in these essential Google Cloud technologies, equipping them with the skills necessary to succeed in cloud-based environments.

  • Get hands-on exposure to the highly scalable Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform with the AWS SysOps Associate certification training program. This course will help you attain valuable technical expertise in deploying, managing, and operating fault-tolerant systems on AWS.

  • Enhance your proficiency with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform to develop and deploy robust cloud applications with an AWS Developer Associate Certification. This course helps you implement cloud security best practices and understand what it takes to become an AWS Developer Associate.

  • This Azure Developer Certification training aligns with the latest (2020) edition of Azure Developer Certified Associate exam AZ-204. AZ-204 is the updated version of the existing exam for the Microsoft Azure Developer Associate:AZ-203. This exam verifies your ability to select, develop, and implement Azure cloud technology solutions.

17+ Skills Covered

  • Identity and Access Management
  • VPC Design and Implementation
  • AWS solution planning
  • Designing resilient AWS implementations
  • AWS implementation optimization
  • AWS architecture best practice
  • AWS cost estimation
  • AWS data IO
  • Azure architecture and services
  • Azure deployment and monitoring
  • Azure management and governance
  • Azure subscriptions and governance
  • Account Configuration amp Storage
  • Azure Resource Monitoring
  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Virtual Machines creation
  • Azure IaaS based server apps

21+ Tools Covered

app servicesaws lambdaazure container serviceelastic beanstalkvirtual machinesazure cosmos dbazure SQL databaseamazon inspectoraws IAMaws kmsazure IAMamazon elbamazon route 53azure dnsload balancer application gatewayamazon efsamazon elastic block storageamazon s3azure block blobazure storage diskamazon ec2

Projects

  • Project 1

    Implement the Azure IaaS

    To create test virtual machines in two Azure virtual networks, establish the connectivity between both networks via VNet peering.

  • Project 2

    Using Azure Portal to Implement Security and PaaS Service

    To assign a Custom RBAC role to an employee on Azure’s Active Directory to read the network, and configure storage along with VM.

  • Project 3

    Azure Function Listening to a Queue 02

    To introduce a serverless functionality to a company’s application workload using Azure function & Storage queue.

  • Project 4

    Automating Workloads with ARM Templates

    To test an ARM template for a company to bring infrastructure as code into practice.

  • Project 5

    Migrate SQL Server Database to MySQL Using AWS DMS

    To install the AWS Schema Conversion Tool and use it to verify the effort required to migrate the SQL Server source database.

  • Project 6

    Custom Virtual Private Cloud VPC Creation

    Create a custom VPC with public and private subnets on two availability zones and launch instances into each subnet.

  • Project 7

    Load Balancer Configuration

    Launch two web servers and configure a load balancer and auto-scaling.

  • Project 8

    RD Gateway Configuration

    Configure an RD Gateway on a VPC with a public and private subnet.

  • Project 9

    Deploying an Online Movie Watching Application on Cloud

    To deploy a company’s website on the cloud for an online entertainment provider.

  • Project 10

    Deploying an Online Doctorrsquos Clinic Application on Cloud

    As a cloud architect, deploy the LiveDocApp website on the cloud for a healthcare company.

  • Project 11

    Deploying a Restaurant Application to Cloud

    As a cloud architect, deploy a restaurant application on the cloud.

  • Project 12

    Deploying Cart Management Application to Cloud

    As a cloud architect, deploy the Cart Management Application on the cloud for an e-commerce company.

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.

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Join the growing Cloud industry

The demand for people with Cloud Computing skills is growing rapidly with a 23.1% year-over-year increase over the past 12 months. The typical turnover rate for employees with these skills is 42%, suggesting robust hiring demand in Cloud Domain.

Job Icon$675 Billion

Is the estimated public cloud spending by 2023

Source: Gartner
Job Icon$130K

Is the average annual salary of a cloud computing professional in the U.S.

Source: Glassdoor
Job Icon19.1% CAGR

Expected between 2023 And 2028

Source: Business Wire

Batch Profile

This program caters to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds; the diversity of our students adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Industry
    Information Technology - 24%Technology - 21%BFSI - 14%Consulting - 17%Electronics - 14%Energy & Utilities - 10%
    Companies
     course learners from Amazon, Austin
     course learners from Cisco, Austin
     course learners from VMware, Austin
     course learners from Dell, Austin
     course learners from Siemens, Austin
     course learners from American Express, Austin
     course learners from PricewaterhouseCoopers, Austin
     course learners from Nvidia, Austin
     course learners from Oracle, Austin
     course learners from IBM, Austin
     course learners from Mastercard, Austin
     course learners from Accenture, Austin

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Cloud Architect Training FAQs

  • Who should become a Cloud Architect in Austin?

    Becoming a cloud architect in Austin is a highly desirable goal for those seeking to fast-track their careers in cloud computing. With the number of Cloud solutions architect opportunities on the rise, the following roles will benefit from this learning path:
    • Product managers
    • Systems administrators and IT managers
    • IT administrators and operators
    • IT engineers
    • Cloud engineers
    • Software developers
    • Software architects

  • How long does it take to become a cloud architect in Austin?

    You need some years of experience and technical expertise before you can apply for a cloud architect role. If you have relevant experience, this cloud architect certification program can help you gain all the necessary skills in around six months.

  • How much does a cloud solutions architect make in Austin?

    According to Payscale, cloud solutions architects earn an average base pay of around $128K in the US and around INR 1.7M in India.Professionals can further increase their earning potential by achieving cloud computing certifications and training courses like Simplilearn’s Cloud Architect program. 

  • How do I become a cloud architect in Austin?

    Cloud architects in Austin need to be familiar with system administration, programming languages like Java or Python, cloud security, cloud platforms like AWS and Azure, and data storage to fit into the role. This cloud architect certification helps you develop all these skills and become job ready. 

  • How do I earn the Master’s Program certificate?

    When you complete the Cloud Architect course requirements outlined in the table below, you will be eligible to receive the Master’s Program certificate that verifies you’ve acquired the Cloud Architect’s skill set.

    Course

    Course Completion Certification

    Simulation Exam

    Project Certificate

    AWS Tech Essentials

    Required

    Score > 60% 

    NA

    AWS Developer Associate

    Required

    Score > 60%

    Required

    Developing on Azure Platform

    Required

    Score > 60%

    Required

    AWS Solutions Architect Associate

    Required

    Score > 60%

    Required

    Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

    Required

    Score > 60%

    Required

    MongoDB Developer and Administrator

    Elective

    Score > 60%

    Required

    Big Data Hadoop Administrator

    Elective

    Score > 60%

    Not Required

    CompTIA Network+

    Elective

    Score > 60%

    Not Required

    AWS Developer

    Elective

    Score > 60%

    Not Required

    Basics of Python

    Elective

    Score > 60%

    Not Required

    Java Programming for Absolute Beginners

    Elective

    Score > 60%

    Not Required

  • What comes after the Cloud Architect Certification Course?

    We recommend you upgrade your knowledge after you have completed this Cloud Architect Certification Program. Consider taking a Post Graduate Program in Cloud Computing as the next step in your learning journey and take your career to even greater heights.

  • I am not able to access the Cloud Architect online course. Who can help me?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link or contact Help & Support.

  • Do you provide any practice tests as a part of this Cloud Architect master's course?

    Yes, we provide a practice test as part of our Cloud Architect program to help you prepare for the actual certification exam. You can try this free Cloud Architect Free Practice Test to understand the type of questions that you would encounter in the actual exam and gain expertise in the concepts that are part of this master’s program.

  • Does the Cloud Architect role require coding knowledge?

    Yes, if you want to become a cloud architect, you need to at least have basic coding skills.

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