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AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate (SOA-C01) Training Course

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Everything you need

  • Video-based lessons (7 hours)
  • Interactive lab exercises
  • Self-study quizzes
  • Practice tests
  • 1-year access

Course experts

  • Chad Smith

    Top-ranked AWS and Google Cloud trainer

    Chad Smith

Overview

Everything you need to prepare for and pass the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate (SOA-C01) exam.

Overview

The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate (SOA-C01) Training Course is a complete, self-paced study solution that is designed to fit into your busy schedule. Learn through expert video-based lessons enhanced with hands-on labs, selected readings, self-study quizzes, plus exclusive Pearson Test Prep practice exams to help you determine your preparedness for the exam.

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate (SOA-C01) Training Course provides directed study for the 2018 updated certification exam, which includes covering exam logistics, the seven question domains, and provides sample exam questions. The course will walk you through each objective on the exam as well as real-world situations to help you learn the concepts necessary to pass the exam and become an AWS Certified SysOps Administrator.

The course starts with an overview of the certification exam, and the prerequisites and skills required to be a successful candidate for certification. It then jumps into the seven exam domains of the exam. Throughout each lesson, explanations and real-world scenarios are provided. Each lesson ends with examples of the questions you will encounter on the exam. The course will walk through the questions, identify key terms, and explain the process to determine the correct answer.

Course includes

  • 7 hours of video-based lessons enhanced with selected readings curated by industry experts
  • Hands-on labs to simulate real-world environments
  • Self-study quizzes to test your progress as you work through the course
  • Flash cards to study key terms
  • Exclusive Pearson Test Prep practice exams to determine your preparedness for the exam

Learn how to

  • Prepare for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator (Associate) certification exam—September 2018 update
  • Understand the seven exam question domains and key services within each
  • How to deconstruct exam questions and apply AWS knowledge to eliminate incorrect responses

Skill level

  • Intermediate

Who should take this course

  • Candidates for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator (Associate) certification exam
  • Anyone looking to gain a deeper understanding of AWS SysOps

Course requirements

  • Strong understanding of operations in a traditional IT infrastructure
  • Working knowledge of commonly-used AWS services such as EC2, S3, IAM, and CloudWatch
  • Experience with command-line scripting and operations (Bash, PowerShell, Python, and so on)

Retake guarantee

Retake guaranteeDidn't pass your certification exam on your first try? We'll give you six months' continued access at no cost.

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Course expert

  • Chad Smith - Certified AWS architect

    Chad Smith

    Chad Smith is the Principal Cloud Architect at Brightkey.cloud. He is a certified architect for both Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform. He brings a wealth of relevant experience in cloud adoption, infrastructure design, data security, and cloud operations. Chad holds current AWS certifications in Architecture (Associate and Professional), SysOps, and Security.

Course outline

  1. Overview
  1. Module 1: Introduction
  2. Lesson 1: About this Course
    1. Lesson 1 Learning Objectives
    2. 1.1 Definition of Sysops
    3. 1.2 Course Prerequisites
    4. 1.3 Course Scope
  3. Lesson 1: Review
    1. Lesson 1 Flashcards
    2. Lesson 1 Quiz
  4. Lesson 2: Sysops Administrator Certification
    1. Lesson 2 Learning Objectives
    2. 2.1 Exam Dashboard
    3. 2.2 Exam Registration
    4. 2.3 Exam Mechanics
    5. 2.4 Exam Blueprint
    6. 2.5 Exam Concepts
    7. 2.6 Examinee Abilities
  5. Lesson 2: Review
    1. Lesson 2 Flashcards
    2. Lesson 2 Quiz
  6. Lesson 3: AWS Knowledge
    1. Lesson 3 Learning Objectives
    2. 3.1 Design Principles
    3. 3.2 CLI Introduction
    4. 3.3 CLI Install
    5. 3.4 CLI Configuration
    6. 3.5 CLI Usage Basics
    7. 3.6 CLI Example
    8. 3.7 AWS SDK Introduction
    9. 3.8 Case Study: CLI vs. SDK for Operations
    10. 3.9 Question Breakdown
  7. Lesson 3: Review
    1. Lesson 3 Flashcards
    2. Lesson 3 Quiz
  8. Lesson 3: Labs
  1. Module 2: Introduction
  2. Lesson 4: Monitoring Performance and Availability
    1. Lesson 4 Learning Objectives
    2. 4.1 Key Terms
    3. 4.2 CloudWatch Entry Points
    4. 4.3 Service Metric Highlights
    5. 4.4 CloudWatch Custom Metrics
    6. 4.5 CloudWatch Alarms
    7. 4.6 Resource Status Checks
    8. 4.7 Remediate Performance Issues
    9. 4.8 Question Breakdown
  3. Lesson 4: Review
    1. Lesson 4 Flashcards
    2. Lesson 4 Quiz
  4. Lesson 4: Labs
  5. Lesson 5: Monitoring Logs
    1. Lesson 5 Learning Objectives
    2. 5.1 CloudWatch Events
    3. 5.2 CloudWatch Logs
    4. 5.3 Service Access Logs
    5. 5.4 Case Study: Log Monitoring and Storage
    6. 5.5 Question Breakdown
  6. Lesson 5: Review
    1. Lesson 5 Flashcards
    2. Lesson 5 Quiz
  7. Lesson 5: Labs
  1. Module 3: Introduction
  2. Lesson 6: High Availability
    1. Lesson 6 Learning Objectives
    2. 6.1 Key Terms
    3. 6.2 VPC
    4. 6.3 ELB
    5. 6.4 Auto Scaling
    6. 6.5 Route 53
    7. 6.6 EC2 Autorecovery
    8. 6.7 RDS
    9. 6.8 Elastic Beanstalk
    10. 6.9 Tradeoffs
    11. 6.10 Question Breakdown
  3. Lesson 6: Review
    1. Lesson 6 Flashcards
    2. Lesson 6 Quiz
  4. Lesson 6: Labs
  1. Module 4: Introduction
  2. Lesson 7: Infrastructure As Code Provisioning
    1. Lesson 7 Learning Objectives
    2. 7.1 Key Terms
    3. 7.2 Provisioning Resources in AWS
    4. 7.3 CloudFormation
    5. 7.4 OpsWorks
    6. 7.5 Elastic Beanstalk
    7. 7.6 Case Study: Blue/Green Deployment Choices
    8. 7.7 Question Breakdown
  3. Lesson 7: Review
    1. Lesson 7 Flashcards
    2. Lesson 7 Quiz
  4. Lesson 7: Labs
  5. Lesson 8: Containers and Code Deployment
    1. Lesson 8 Learning Objectives
    2. 8.1 Systems Manager Run Command
    3. 8.2 ECS and EKS
    4. 8.3 CodeDeploy
    5. 8.4 Question Breakdown
  6. Lesson 8: Review
    1. Lesson 8 Flashcards
    2. Lesson 8 Quiz
  7. Lesson 8: Labs
  1. Module 5: Introduction
  2. Lesson 9: Backups and Disaster Recovery
    1. Lesson 9 Learning Objectives
    2. 9.1 Key Terms
    3. 9.2 Backups in AWS
    4. 9.3 Case Study: Backup Workflows
    5. 9.4 Disaster Recovery
    6. 9.5 Data Retention Compliance
    7. 9.6 Question Breakdown
  3. Lesson 9: Review
    1. Lesson 9 Flashcards
    2. Lesson 9 Quiz
  4. Lesson 9: Labs
  5. Lesson 10: Data Encryption and Protection
    1. Lesson 10 Learning Objectives
    2. 10.1 Data Encryption at Rest
    3. 10.2 Data Encryption in Transit
    4. 10.3 Storage Capacity Planning
    5. 10.4 Question Breakdown
  6. Lesson 10: Review
    1. Lesson 10 Flashcards
    2. Lesson 10 Quiz
  7. Lesson 10: Labs
  1. Module 6: Introduction
  2. Lesson 11: Access Control
    1. Lesson 11 Learning Objectives
    2. 11.1 Key Terms
    3. 11.2 User Level Permissions
    4. 11.3 Resource Level Permissions
    5. 11.4 Shared Responsibility Model
    6. 11.5 Access Control Compliance
    7. 11.6 Question Breakdown
  3. Lesson 11: Review
    1. Lesson 11 Flashcards
    2. Lesson 11 Quiz
  4. Lesson 11: Labs
  5. Lesson 12: Security Compliance
    1. Lesson 12 Learning Objectives
    2. 12.1 Security Assessment Services
    3. 12.2 Case Study: Posting GuardDuty Findings to Slack
    4. 12.3 Question Breakdown
  6. Lesson 12: Review
    1. Lesson 12 Flashcards
    2. Lesson 12 Quiz
  7. Lesson 12: Labs
  1. Module 7: Introduction
  2. Lesson 13: Networking
    1. Lesson 13 Learning Objectives
    2. 13.1 Key terms
    3. 13.2 VPC
    4. 13.3 CloudFront
    5. 13.4 Elastic Load Balancer
    6. 13.5 Connectivity Features
    7. 13.6 Case Study: Troubleshoot Network Connectivity Issue (Quicksight->RDS)
    8. 13.7 Question Breakdown
  3. Lesson 13: Review
    1. Lesson 13 Flashcards
    2. Lesson 13 Quiz
  4. Lesson 13: Labs
  1. Module 8: Introduction
  2. Lesson 14: Automation
    1. Lesson 14 Learning Objectives
    2. 14.1 Key terms
    3. 14.2 Automation with Scripts
    4. 14.3 Automation with AWS Lambda
    5. 14.4 Automation with SSM Run Command
    6. 14.5 Automation with Orchestration Services
    7. 14.6 Question Breakdown
  3. Lesson 14: Review
    1. Lesson 14 Flashcards
    2. Lesson 14 Quiz
  4. Lesson 14: Labs
  5. Lesson 15: Optimization
    1. Lesson 15 Learning Objectives
    2. 15.1 Resource Utilization Tools
    3. 15.2 Cost Optimization Strategies
    4. 15.3 Case Study: Log Delivery Cost Optimization
    5. 15.4 Question Breakdown
  6. Lesson 15: Review
    1. Lesson 15 Flashcards
    2. Lesson 15 Quiz
  7. Lesson 15: Labs

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