AWS Certified Solutions Architect
George Mason University, Volgenau School of Engineering

TAIT 0529: AWS Certified Solutions Architect


This hands-on course is designed to provide in depth knowledge about Amazon AWS architectural principles and its components and help the participants prepare for the AWS Architect Certification - Associate Level exam conducted by Amazon Web Services. The course is taught by instructors working in the industry who are adept at cloud infrastructure.

Participants will learn:

1. Design and deploy scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS 
2. Understand lift and shift of an existing on-premises application to AWS 
3. Ingress and egress of data to and from AWS 
4. Identify the appropriate AWS service based on data, compute, database, or security requirements 
5. Identifying appropriate use of AWS architectural best practices 
6. Estimating AWS costs and identifying cost control mechanisms

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Audience and Prerequisites

There is no prerequisite for this course. This hands-on course is designed for Information Technology professionals who want to pursue a career in Cloud Computing and want to learn:

  1. Managing highly available and fault tolerant enterprise and web-scale software deployments.
  2. Migrating and deploying cloud based solutions.
  3. Implement Cloud Solutions on AWS utilizing core services.

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Course Outline Detail

1. Introduction to AWS
2. Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier Storage
3. Amazon EC2 and Amazon EBS
4. Amazon Virtual Private Cloud
5. Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon CloudWatch and Auto Scaling
6. AWS Identity and Access Management
7. Databases and AWS
8. SQS, SWF and SNS
9. Domain Name System and Amazon Route 53
10. Amazon ElastiCache
11. Additional Key Services
12. Security on AWS
13. AWS Risk and Compliance
14. Architecture Best Practices



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September 22, 2018 - October 6, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Schedule Details

Location: Arlington
Section: A01



2.4 CEUs
24 Hours
Onsite Opportunity

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Contact Info.

  George Mason University
Volgenau School of Engineering
  3351 Fairfax Drive, Suite 448
  Arlington, VA 22201

Telephone: 703-993-1551
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