AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate 2020

By Ryan Kroonenburg
By Faye Ellis

Learn what it means to deploy, manage, monitor and operate using AWS and pass the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Exam

12.5 hours
  • 129 Lessons
  • 3 Hands-On Labs
  • 8 Course Quizzes
  • 1 Practice Exam

About the course

Hello Cloud Gurus!

We designed this cloud certification training for anyone interested in learning to deploy, manage, and operate scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on Amazon Web Services. By the end of the course, you’ll be prepared to pass the newly-released associate-level AWS Certified SysOps Administrator exam.

The course begins with an overview of monitoring and reporting in AWS and moves on to deployment and provisioning, high availability, storage and data management, security and compliance, and networking. Then, we’ll finish the course with a look at the automation of systems on AWS.

The main technologies covered in this course include:
CloudWatch, Elastic Load Balancer, EC2, RDS, VPC, Network ACLs, Security Groups, DDOS, S3, KMS, IAM, Systems Manager, Route53, Direct Connect, and CloudFormation.

This is not an introductory course: We recommend taking this course only after clearing the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam OR having worked as an AWS SysOps Administrator for at least one year.

We know that you’re busy, so our training course is made up of 5-20 minute videos that can be viewed at your convenience. Our video lessons keep it simple and explain things clearly and succinctly. Together we’ll walk you through each of the major operational areas of Amazon Web Services, step by step. Using real life examples, we will practice how to operate and maintain systems running on AWS. At the end of each section, we’ll also test your knowledge with short quizzes to make sure you’ll be ready for the exam.

The ideal student for this course is ready to quickly break into cloud computing. You don’t want hours to spend on training, so we get you up to speed quickly and efficiently. This course will prepare you for a position as a qualified AWS SysOps Administrator.

At the end of this course, you will be able to confidently sit the associate-level AWS SysOps Administrator exam, and earn one of the highest paying certifications in the industry.

The average salary for AWS-certified IT staff is 27.5 percent higher than the norm

The average salary for those holding the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate certification is $111,966.

  • Chapter 1 4 Lessons Introduction 15:45

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses

    1:18

    Introduction

    1:47

    Exam Blueprint

    9:43

    Introducing The AWS Cloud Sandbox

    2:57
  • Chapter 2 18 Lessons Monitoring & Reporting 2:37:25

    CloudWatch Introduction

    7:25

    Using CloudWatch for Resource Monitoring

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Monitoring EC2 With Custom Metrics

    16:49

    Monitoring EBS

    14:45

    Monitoring ELB

    16:13

    Monitoring Elasticache

    5:47

    Metrics From Multiple Regions & Custom Dashboards

    6:29

    Create A Billing Alarm

    4:40

    AWS Organizations

    12:13

    AWS Resource Groups & Tagging

    11:25

    Cost Explorer & Cost Allocation Tags

    5:32

    EC2 Pricing Models

    5:17

    AWS Config 101

    7:38

    Demo: AWS Config

    8:53

    AWS Config Vs AWS CloudTrail Vs CloudWatch

    2:11

    Health Dashboards

    3:46

    Monitoring & Reporting Summary

    13:22

    Monitoring & Reporting Quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 3 12 Lessons Deployment & Provisioning 2:00:22

    Demo: Deploy An EC2 Instance

    18:12

    EC2 Launch Issues

    5:16

    EBS Volumes And IOPS

    4:58

    What Is A Bastion Host?

    4:06

    Elastic Load Balancers

    13:15

    ELB Error Messages

    6:40

    ELB CloudWatch Metrics

    6:19

    Demo: Deploying An Application Load Balancer

    13:11

    AWS Systems Manager

    20:27

    Placement Groups

    6:23

    Deployment & Provisioning Summary

    6:35

    Deployment & Provisioning Quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 4 15 Lessons High Availability 1:57:04

    Elasticity & Scalability 101

    4:51

    RDS And Multi-AZ Failover

    5:58

    RDS & Using Read Replicas

    8:53

    Demo: RDS & Using Read Replicas

    13:59

    RDS - Encrypting RDS Snaps

    7:16

    Sharing Encrypted RDS Snapshots With Other AWS Accounts

    3:15

    RDS What Versions

    2:28

    Aurora 101

    7:09

    Demo: Aurora

    13:11

    Which Services Have Maintenance Windows

    2:13

    Elasticache

    5:36

    Cloud Front & Cache Hit Ratios

    13:24

    Trouble Shooting Potential Autoscaling Issues

    2:38

    High Availability Summary

    11:13

    High Availability Quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 5 20 Lessons Storage & Data Management 2:50:38

    Introduction to S3

    22:25

    Demo: Creating An S3 Bucket

    16:28

    S3 Lifecycle Policies

    3:37

    MFA Delete

    2:46

    S3 Encryption

    8:40

    Demo: Configuring Encryption On An S3 Bucket

    9:52

    EC2 Volume Types

    9:39

    Demo: Upgrading EC2 Volume Types

    6:37

    Encryption & Downtime

    4:42

    KMS & CloudHSM

    6:51

    AMIs

    3:58

    Sharing AMIs

    4:59

    Snowball & Snowball Edge

    4:43

    Storage Gateway

    9:09

    Introducing Athena

    2:22

    Demo: Athena

    7:52

    Introduction To EFS

    3:34

    Demo: EFS

    10:15

    Storage & Data Management Summary

    17:09

    Storage & Data Management Quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 6 25 Lessons Security & Compliance 3:40:38

    Compliance On AWS

    14:26

    DDOS

    9:54

    AWS Marketplace Security Products

    7:57

    Introduction to AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Demo: IAM Custom Policies

    5:03

    Demo: Roles & Custom Policies

    9:52

    Demo: MFA & Reporting With IAM

    11:54

    Security Token Service

    8:59

    Security & Logging

    5:00

    AWS WAF

    3:14

    AWS Hypervisors

    7:12

    Dedicated Instances Vs Dedicated Hosts

    5:52

    AWS Systems Manager EC2 Run Command

    10:10

    AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store

    5:19

    Pre-signed URLs with S3

    8:33

    S3 - Restrict IP Addresses

    2:13

    AWS Config With S3

    1:43

    Inspector vs Trusted Advisor

    19:14

    AWS Service Limits

    2:12

    Shared Responsibility Model

    9:30

    Other Security Aspects

    10:43

    CloudTrail - Turning It On and Validating Logs

    14:28

    CloudTrail - Protecting Your Logs

    11:02

    Security Summary

    21:08

    Security & Compliance Quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 7 21 Lessons Networking 3:03:44

    VPC Overview

    13:57

    Build Your Own Custom VPC - Part 1

    18:03

    Build Your Own Custom VPC - Part 2

    5:27

    Creating a NAT Instance

    13:44

    Network ACLs and Security Groups

    12:49

    VPC Endpoints

    6:50

    VPC Flow Logs

    4:28

    VPC Clean Up

    3:30

    VPC CIDR Calculations

    8:18

    AWS Direct Connect

    2:12

    VPC Summary

    8:41

    DNS 101

    18:14

    Demo: Register a Domain Name

    8:21

    Demo: Simple Routing Policy

    5:28

    Demo: Weighted Routing Policy

    5:52

    Demo: Latency Routing Policy

    7:18

    Demo: Failover Routing Policy

    10:59

    Demo: Geolocation Routing Policy

    4:38

    Multivalue Answer Routing

    4:43

    DNS Exam Tips

    5:12

    Networking Quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 8 8 Lessons Automation 53:00

    Introducing CloudFormation

    10:39

    Demo: CloudFormation

    11:19

    Deploying a Basic Infrastructure Using CloudFormation Templates

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Introducing ElasticBeanstalk

    3:48

    Demo: Elastic Beanstalk

    5:20

    OpsWorks

    2:52

    Automation Summary

    4:02

    Automation Quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 9 12 Lessons Updates Based On Student Feedback 1:18:35

    Introduction

    0:58

    Service Catalog

    13:42

    S3 Bucket Policies & Wildcards

    4:41

    CloudFront Error Messages

    7:40

    Multi-Account Access To Direct Connect

    3:13

    Inter-Region VPC Peering

    4:31

    HTTPS & Storing SSL Certificates

    6:17

    CloudFormation Best Practices

    5:00

    CloudFormation Failed Rollback

    2:46

    Additional Resources To Help You Prepare For The Exam

    6:08

    Chapter Summary

    8:39

    Updates Quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 10 3 Lessons Good Luck and What's Next 2:18:34

    Thank You! What's Next?

    2:32

    Keep Up to Date with AWS This Week

    1:02

    AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Exam

    2:15:00 Quiz

What you will need

  • This course assumes that you have passed the AWS Certified Solution Architect Associate exam

  • Alternatively, you have worked as a SysOps Administrator with AWS for at least 1 year

What you can expect

  • You'll gain the ability to Deploy, manage, and operate scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS

  • You'll be able to select the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data or security requirements

  • You'll learn to identify appropriate use of AWS operational best practices

  • You'll be able to implement and control the flow of data to and from AWS

  • You'll be able to Identify operational cost control mechanisms

  • You'll understand how to approach migrating on-premises workloads to AWS

  • You'll be ready to pass the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate Exam

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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