AWS-SAA Course Content

AWS – Solution Architect (AWS SA)

Length: Approx 4-5 weeks/40+ hours

Audience: Students with or without IT experience or knowledge

Student Location – To students from around the world

Delivery Method: Instructor-Led – Live Training Classroom and/or Online

Course Summary

About this Course:

This 40+ hour course is designed to give students a solid knowledge in the role and responsibility of a AWS Solution Architect. Topics are reinforced with intense hands-on practices including in class exercises, projects, home works with homework feedbacks. This course is taught by experienced instructors who have over 20+ years of IT experience. During and after the regular course, students will get to attend mock interview sessions and resume preparation sessions.

This course will allow the students to understand various AWS Solution ARCHITECT concepts including:

  • Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • Network Security
  • Elastic Cloud Compute
  • Elastic Block store
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  • Route 53 ( High Availability)
  • Storage & Content Delivery
  • Identity Access Management
  • Monitoring with Cloud Watch
  • Autoscaling of instance
  • LoadBalancing
  • Migration

Projects/mini-projects/Hands-on sessions via class work and/or home work on the following topics:

  • To Provide an Solution for an scenario and Implement the same
  • To Provide Solution with Load balancing & Autoscaling
  • Data life cycle on Cloud
  • Automate the above mentioned LABS
  • Create an IAM policy as per the Customer scenario


  1. Perform the role of a Cloud Engg or Cloud Administrator or System Admin
    1. Create VM’s on Cloud
    2. Create and configure Load balancing
    3. Create and Configure Autoscaling
    4. Manage IAM role and Polices
    5. Manage DBaaS
    6. Manage and configure Storage on Cloud
    7. Able to Migrate VM’s from & to on-Premises
    8. Configure networking on Cloud

AWS Solution Architect (AWS-SA) Details

1.     Introduction to Cloud Computing

  • What is cloud computing?
  • History of Cloud
  • Different Vendors for Cloud
  • Cloud main Objectives
  • IaaS, PaaS, SaaS Overview
  • AWS Architecture
  • AWS Management Console
  • Setting up of the AWS Account
  • Features of AWS Cloud

2.     Basic of Networking:

  • What is Networking?
  • IP Address Basic
  • Classess of IP
  • Subnetting
  • Natting / PATTING
  • IP V6 Implementation

3.     Basic of Linux Admin:

  • Introduction to UNIX & LINUX
  • Installation of Linux
  • Access the command line
  • Manage files from the command line
  • Advanced File Permissions
  • Disk Partitioning and Mounting File System

4.     AWS – Solution Architect – Course Content

  • VPC (Virtual Private Cloud)
    • Configuring VPC
    • Configuring Subnet & extracting N/W’s out of VPC
    • Configuring Route Table
    • Configuring Internet Gateway for VPC
    • Egress only Internet Gateway
    • NAT Gateway
    • Elastic IP
    • VPC Peering
    • Endpoint
  • Security
    • Security Groups
    • Network ACL
  • EC2 Cloud Compute Services
    • Launching EC2 Instance
    • Understanding Security Key pair
    • Configuring dedicated Host
    • Configure On-demand instances
    • Spot instances
    • Reserved instances
    • EC2 Reserved Instance Marketplace
    • Calculate the ROI for diff Instance
    • Creating custom AMI
    • Creating snapshots
  • Elastic Block Store
    • Creating and deleting volumes
    • Attaching and detaching volumes – Windows
    • Mounting and Unmounting the attached volume — Linux
  • VPN Connection
    • Customer Gateway
    • VPG Gateways &
    • VPN Connections
    • Client VPN
  • Route 53
    • Traffic Management
    • DNS Management
    • Traffic Policy & Endpoint
    • Domain Name Registration
  • Storage & Content Delivery
    • Configure S3 Bucket
    • Static Web Hosting via S3 Bucket
    • S3 bucket policy
    • S3 Replication
    • Configure Glacier with Versioning on S3
    • Cloud front Configuration
  • Security Identity & Compliances
    • Amazon IAM Overview
    • Users and Groups
    • Permissions and Policies
    • Roles
    • Access Key/Security Key
    • Creating admin groups via UI and the command line
    • CLI Commands
  • Monitoring
    • Cloudwatch
    • Alerts
    • SNS — Notification
    • Events
  • Scaling & Load Balancing in AWS
    • Configuring Auto Scaling
    • Creating Cloud watch for Optimization
    • Creating Load Balancing with application
    • Classic Load Balancers
  • Databases
    • RDS
    • Authorizing access to the DB via DB Security Groups
    • Setting up automatic backups
    • Dynamo DB
  • Migration
    • Storage Gateway
    • Understanding Snow ball Migrations
    • EFS File Syn
    • EC2 export and import
    • External Migration Tools

Disclaimer: Yes-M Systems and/or their instructors reserve the right to make any changes to the syllabus as deemed necessary to best fulfil the course objectives. Students registered for this course will be made aware of any changes in a timely fashion using reasonable means.


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