AWS Certified SysOps-Associate

  • The course is designed based on official certification requirements outlined by AWS Cloud provider   for  AWS Certified SysOps- Associate

    • 4 days of instructor-led training
    • Includes 1 Day of AWS technical Essentials course bundled in this
    • Training delivered by AWS Certified Developer – Associate
    • Trainer is also a consultant helping clients to migrate to AWS cloud
    • Prepares for AWS Certified SysOps- Associate
    • Includes 5 simulation exam aligned to AWS Certified SysOps- Associate

    • Understand the core concepts of AWS Cloud
    • Leverage AWS operations tool to monitor aws resources
    • Perform aws cli operations
    • Rich hands-on labs to understand concepts better
    • Understand and create VPC   and autoscaling
    • Ability to deploy and operate EC2 , EBS and ELB  service
    • Ability to create IAM users, groups, policies and roles
    • Cloudwatch monitoring

  • After this course you will be able to appear AWS Certified SysOps- Associate.The exam fees is 150 USD with Single attempt at additional cost .

    • Systems administrators and IT managers
    • IT administrators and operators
    • IT Systems Engineer
    • Linux/Unix Implementation Engineer or Administrator
    • Windows Server Implementation Engineer or Administrator
    • Cloud Systems Implementation Engineer or Administrator
    • Network Implementation Engineer or Administrator
    • Storage Implementation Engineer or Administrator

  • Day 1 – AWS Technical Essentials

    Module 1: User Sign up?

    • User Sign Up
    • Overview Amazon Management Console
    • Management Activity and Billing overview
    • Amazon Pricing

    Module 2: AWS Big Picture – 10000 feet overview?

    • An overview of AWS
    • EC2- An overview
    • EBS- An Overview
    • Security Group-An Overview
    • Elastic IP- An overview
    • Cloud Front-An Overview
    • S3- An overview
    • Glacier- An overview
    • IAM – An Overview
    • RDS- AN overview

    Module 3: Amazon EC2- Win server 2012     ( Hands on lab by students)

    • Launch Windows server 2012 Instance
    • Decrypt Password and download RDP shortcut client
    • connect to the EC2 Windows 2012 instance
    • Terminate the Windows server 2012 Instance

    Module 4: Amazon EC2- Security Groups  ( Hands on lab by students)

    • Creating Security Groups
    • Modify Security Groups
    • Delete Security Groups

    Module 5 : Amazon Elastic Block Store  ( Hands on lab by students)

    • Create Standard Volume
    • Create and delete snapshots
    • Create Provisioned I/o Volume
    • Assign volumes to Windows server 2012 and Ubuntu 14.04 server
    • Disassociate and Delete volumes

    Module 6 : Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)   ( Hands on lab by students)

    • Lab 6.1
      1. Launch Two Ubuntu EC2 Instances- apache web servers with user data
      2. Edit HTML files to both the servers
      3. Test your web Servers through internet
    • Lab 6.2
      1. Create Elastic Load Balancer
      2. Add both the Ubuntu servers to ELB
      3. Test your Elastic Load Balancer
      4. Delete your Elastic Load Balancer

    Module 7 : AWS Route53

    •  What is Route53
    •  Route-53 demo integration with ELB you created ( Performed by Instructor only)

    Module 8 : AWS s3  ( Hands on lab by students)

    •   AWS s3- Overview and pricing
    •   Create Bucket  and Folder
    •   Upload, download, share and delete object
    •   Delete Bucket

    Day 2 – EC2 ,s3,Galcier,EBS,Autoscaling,OpsWork

    Module 1 : Amazon EC2- Ubuntu 14.04 with user data  ( Hands on lab by students)

    •  Launch the EC2 Ubuntu cloud server
    •  Using User-data of web-server
    •  Validate user data is executed successfully

    Module 2 : Amazon EC2 and EBS System operations  ( Hands on lab by students)

    • EC2- Advanced theory ec2 EBS vs instance store
    • EC2- Operations ( Status checks)
    • EC2 – Creating your own AMI
    • EC2 – Launching instance using own AMI
    • EC2 – copy  snapshot across region and share across accounts
    • EBS – Snapshot
    • EBS- creating volume using snapshot
    • EBS – copy EBS snapshot across region and share across accounts
    • EBS – upgrade volume types
    • Security groups  – create, edit and modify rules

    Module 3 : Disaster recovery and Backup

    • Disaster recovery in AWS
    • Backup in AWS
    • Recovery in AWS
    • AWS services and automated backups
    • Storing log files and other backups

    Module 4 : Amazon Opsworks  ( Hands on Lab  by students)

    • AWS Opsworks overview and pricing
    • Setup Opsworks
    • get started with sample stack

    Module 5  : Amazon  S3  ( Hands on lab by students)

    • AWS s3- Overview and pricing
    • Create Bucket  and Folder
    • Upload, download, share and delete object
    • Delete Bucket
    • File Versioning

    Module 6  : Amazon  Glacier ( Hands on lab by students)

    • AWS Glacier overview and pricing
    • Create life cycle policies for your  bucket
    • Access data from Glacier
    • Setting auto delete to your data from s3 based on rules

    Module 7  : Auto Scaling and Bootstrapping   ( Hands on lab by students)

    • Overview Of  Autoscaling
    • ELB: Configuring The Elastic Load Balancer  for Autoscaling group
    • Configuring The AMI For Our Web Application
    • Auto Scaling And Bootstrapping
    • Scale out  VM’s though stress test
    • Scaling VM ‘s based on low utilization
    • Troubleshooting autoscaling issues

    Day 3 – AWS Security-IAM,CLI

    Module 1 : AWS- IAM (Identity and Access Management)

    • What is IAM? – A comprehensive introduction
    • AWS federation with Active directory- Theory only
    • Getting started with IAMs
    • IAM   user- groups ( Hands on lab by students)
      1. Creating a user and group
      2. Adding a user to the group
      3. Password policy setup for users
      4. Attaching policy to users
      5. Enabling dual /Multi  factor authentication to the users
    • IAM roles    ( Hands on lab by students)
      1. Creating a role
      2. Launching a EC2 instance using a S3 full access role
      3. Deleting a role
    • Security Token service
    • Security on AWS
    • AWS and IT audits

    Module 2 : AWS CLI ( Hands on lab by students)

    • Working with the AWS cli
    • Launch instance with s3 and ec2 full access
    • Configure awscli client
    • Create a security group using cli
    • Create a key pair using cli
    • Launch a ec2 instance using cli
    • Stop an ec2 instance using cli
    • Terminate an ec2 instance using cli
    • Create a load balancer using cli
    • Delete a load balancer using cli
    • Create an s3 bucket using cli
    • Upload and download an object from your local machine to s3 through cli
    • List buckets through cli
    • Delete buckets through cli

    Module 3 : AWS Webapp and  RDS ( Hands on lab by students)

    • RDS- An overview
    • RDS –read replica
    • RDS- Multi AZ failover
    • RDS snapshots
      1. Lab 1 : Create a RDS instance
      2. Lab 2 : connecting to an RDS instance
      3. Lab 3 : creating a RDS snapshots and restoring snapshot
      4. Lab 4: Deleting RDS snapshots
    • Deploy Web application in Amazon Ec2 ( media wiki)
    • Connect your Media wiki web application with RDS instances securely
    • Make media wiki available on public url for user sign up and write knowledge wiki
    •           Lab 5 : Deleting RDS instance

    Module 4 : AWS route 53   ( Live demo by instructor )

    • Route 53 – routing options
    • Simple routing – Handons lab
    • weighted routing policy lab
    • latency based routing lab
    • Geolocation based routing lab
    • failover routing lab

    Day 4 – VPC and Cloud Formation

    Module 1 : AWS- Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

    • What is VPC? – A comprehensive introduction
    • Networking bottlenecks
    • Understanding VPC configurations
      1. VPC with single public subnet
      2. VPC with public and private subnet
      3. VPC Peering
      4. Access control List
    • Configuring VPC Instances ( Hands on lab by students)
      1. Creating a VPC
      2. Subnets
      3. Internet Gateway
      4. Routing
      5. Configuring a NAT Gateway
      6. Creating security groups
      7. Launching instances in public and private subnets
    • NAT vs Bastions
    • VPC Flow Logs
    • VPC clean up

    Module 2  : AWS Cloud Formation  ( Hands on lab by students)

    • Infrastructure as Code using Cloud Formation
    • Cloud formation – Create a new stack
    • Create and deploy sample template in JSON format
    • Use existing templates and deploy

    Module 3  : Monitoring in the Cloud   ( Labs for ec2 monitoring only rest others theory /demos)

    • CloudWatch Introduction
    • EC2 Status Troubleshooting
    • Create A Cloud Watch Role
    • Monitoring EC2 With Custom Metrics
    • Monitoring EBS
    • Monitoring RDS
    • Monitoring ELB
    • Monitoring Elasticache
    • Centralized Monitoring Servers
    • Consolidated Billing
    • Billing & Alerts
    • Cost optimization

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    • Gives an edge over other professionals in the same field, in term of pay package.
    • All roads are leading to Cloud, and everyone is adopting Cloud computing .Hence would require Cloud Engineers to drive their journey to cloud
    • Helpful for People are trying to transition to  Cloud Engineer roles
    • Verifies that you are aware of the latest features of Cloud
    • The certification helps to speak more confidently about this technology at my company when networking with others.

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