Application Services for Associate AWS Solutions Architects

By Julie Elkins

Learn AWS application services, hybrid environments, deployments and preparation for AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam.

10 hours
  • 30 Lessons
  • 10 Hands-On Labs
  • 4 Course Quizzes

About the course

Welcome to the fifth course in the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification track: Application Services for Associate AWS Solutions Architects.

This course will focus on AWS application services, hybrid environments, and deployments, and will help you prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (SAA-C02) exam. This course has been developed to provide you with the requisite knowledge to not only pass the AWS CSA-A certification exam but also gain the hands-on experience required to become a qualified AWS Solutions Architect working in a real-world environment.

  • Chapter 1 2 Lessons Getting Started 7:04

    Course Introduction and Course Scenario


    The Exam Blueprint

  • Chapter 2 14 Lessons Application, Analytics, and Operations 3:56:28

    Simple Queue Service (SQS) Overview


    Simple Notification Service (SNS) Overview


    Step Functions Overview


    Elastic Transcoder Overview


    Athena vs. Redshift


    Elastic MapReduce (EMR) Overview


    Kinesis Overview


    Amazon MQ Overview


    Securing Your Application Tiers


    Scaling EC2 Using SQS

    45:00 Hands-On Lab

    Building a Video Transcoding Pipeline Using Elastic Transcoder

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Triggering AWS Lambda from Amazon SQS

    45:00 Hands-On Lab

    Querying Data in Amazon S3 with Amazon Athena

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    CSA SAA C02 Application Services quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 3 6 Lessons AWS Deployment 2:34:28

    CloudFormation Overview


    Elastic Beanstalk Overview


    OpsWorks Overview


    Using AWS OpsWorks to Deploy an Application

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    Getting Started with CloudFormation

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    CSA SAA C02 Deployment quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 4 5 Lessons Serverless 3:10:22

    Lambda Overview


    API Gateway Overview


    Setting Up Lambda Functions with S3 Event Triggers

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    Building a Serverless Application Using Step Functions, API Gateway, Lambda, and S3 in AWS

    1:45:00 Hands-On Lab

    CSA SAA C02 Serverless quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 5 6 Lessons Hybrid Environments 3:11:19

    Web Identity Federation and Cognito Overview


    AWS VPC VPN Designs and Overview


    Direct Connect Overview


    Working with Web Identity Federation to Authenticate AWS Account Access for a Remote User

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    Creating an AWS Site-to-Site VPN

    1:30:00 Hands-On Lab

    CSA SAA C02 Hybrid Environments quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 6 1 Lesson Conclusion 3:00

    How to Prepare for the Exam


What you will need

  • Desire to learn! Also AWS experience, Certified Cloud Practitioner, or other AWS associate certifications may be beneficial

What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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