Networking and Compute for Associate AWS Solutions Architects

By Julie Elkins

This course will focus on networking and compute and help you to prepare for the AWS CSA-A exam.

4 hours
  • 44 Lessons
  • 7 Hands-On Labs
  • 3 Course Quizzes

About the course

Welcome to the second course in the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification track.

This course will focus on networking and compute. This supporting course prepares you to take the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (SAA-C02) exam and 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 3 Lessons Getting Started 9:10

    Course Introduction and Course Scenario

    4:13

    The Exam Blueprint

    2:36

    About the Training Architect and Join Our Community

    2:21
  • Chapter 2 20 Lessons VPC 1:55:19

    Scenario Review

    0:47

    Understanding the Default VPC Structure

    8:19

    Networking Overview

    7:00

    Designing Subnets

    5:15

    Routing Overview and Adding an Internet Gateway

    6:01

    Creating Network Access Control Lists (NACLs)

    8:45

    Creating Security Groups

    5:03

    Building a Custom VPC: Part One

    10:59

    Building a Custom VPC: Part Two

    4:51

    What Are Bastion Hosts?

    5:24

    Creating a NAT Gateway and Egress-Only Gateway: Part One

    11:00

    Creating a NAT Gateway and Egress-Only Gateway: Part Two

    6:15

    Adding VPC Peering to Our Custom VPC

    7:58

    VPC Endpoints Overview

    10:12

    Adding Network and VPC Cost Optimization

    2:30

    Configuring a Basic VPC in AWS

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Connecting VPCs with VPC Peering in AWS

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Creating a Basic VPC and Associated Components in AWS

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Create a VPC Endpoint and S3 bucket in AWS

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    CSA SAA C02 VPC Section quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 3 18 Lessons EC2 1:52:31

    Scenario Review

    0:47

    Understanding Virtualization and EC2 Architecture

    9:03

    EC2 Instances Overview

    9:22

    Understanding EC2 Storage

    7:56

    EBS Volumes and Snapshots Overview

    7:24

    EC2 Instance Store Overview

    4:45

    Elastic File System Overview

    3:18

    Using EC2 Instance Metadata and Bootstrap Scripts

    4:56

    EC2 Instances, Network Interfaces, IP Addresses, and DNS Essentials

    3:25

    Auto Scaling Group Overview

    6:10

    Creating an Auto Scaling Group

    14:20

    How to Use EC2 Placement Groups

    7:38

    Creating a WordPress Site on EC2

    13:13

    Adding Compute Cost Optimization

    5:14

    Creating and Working with an EC2 Instance in AWS

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Using EC2 Roles and Instance Profiles in AWS

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Using AWS Tags and Resource Groups in AWS

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    CSA SAA C02 EC2 Section quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 4 5 Lessons ECS 26:02

    Scenario Review

    1:01

    Understanding Containers

    2:58

    Understanding ECS Concepts

    3:51

    ECS Cluster Overview

    3:12

    CSA SAA C02 ECS section quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 5 1 Lesson Conclusion 3:00

    How to Prepare for Your Exam

    3:00

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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