The AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate examination is intended for individuals who perform a solutions architect role and have one or more years of hands-on experience designing available, cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, and scalable distributed systems on AWS.



Abilities Validated by the Certification

  • Effectively demonstrate knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies
  • Define a solution using architectural design principles based on customer requirements
  • Provide implementation guidance based on best practices to the organization throughout the life cycle of the project



Recommended Knowledge and Experience

  • Hands-on experience using compute, networking, storage, and database AWS services
  • Hands-on experience with AWS deployment and management services
  • Ability to identify and define technical requirements for an AWS-based application
  • Ability to identify which AWS services meet a given technical requirement
  • Knowledge of recommended best practices for building secure and reliable applications on the AWS platform
  • An understanding of the basic architectural principles of building on the AWS Cloud
  • An understanding of the AWS global infrastructure
  • An understanding of network technologies as they relate to AWS
  • An understanding of security features and tools that AWS provides and how they relate to traditional services

 

AWS Solutions Architect – Associate Learning Path

The Solutions Architect – Associate Learning Path focuses on 4 different domains, each carrying a percentage weighting in the exam:

  • Design Resilient Architectures (30%)
  • Design High-Performing Architectures (28%)
  • Design Secure Applications and Architectures (24%)
  • Design Cost-Optimized Architectures (18%)


AWS Solutions Architect – Associate Outline


Domain 1: Design Resilient Architectures – 30%

  • AWS Global Infrastructure (Regions, Availability Zones, Edge Locations, Regions Edge Caches)
  • Multi-tiered architectures within a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • Amazon Route 53
  • Amazon CloudFront
  • Disaster recovery and business continuity strategies
  • Decoupled and event-driven architectures
  • AWS storage services


Domain 2: Design High-Performing Architectures – 28%

  • Auto-scaling and application and network elastic load balancers
  • Amazon EC2, ECS, and Elastic Beanstalk
  • Storage performance with the Elastic File System and Amazon S3 features
  • VPC Networking components: Subnets/ENIs/ENA’s/NACLs/Security Groups/NAT Gateways/ Bastion hosts/VPC Endpoints/VPN/Direct Connect/Transit Gateway/AWS Global Accelerator
  • AWS Databases
  • High availability across Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Aurora
  • Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX)


Domain 3: Design Secure Applications and Architectures – 24%

  • Deep dive on AWS Identity & Access Management
  • Amazon Cognito for web & mobile security
  • AWS Organizations – Service Control Policies (SCPs)
  • Protecting application with AWS WAF, Firewall Manager, and Shield
  • Understand AWS logging mechanisms
  • Audit, monitor and evaluate with AWS Config and AWS CloudTrail
  • Data encryption using the AWS Key Management Service (KMS)


Domain 4: Design Cost-Optimized Architectures – 18%

  • AWS storage costs across Amazon S3, Glacier, EFS, Storage Gateway, AWS Backup
  • Savings plans and reserved instances for compute instances
  • Cost optimization across the network infrastructure


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AWS, DevOps, RHCSA and RHCE Certified Professional and Cloud Expert

Gaurav- AWS, DevOps and Cloud Expert


I am a Cloud Expert with experience in core AWS services S3, EC2, ELB, EBS, Route53, VPC, Auto scaling etc. and deployment services Elastic Beanstalk, Lambda and Cloud Formation and security practices IAM, Cloudwatch and Cloudtrail. I have experience with Configuration Management tools Puppet and Ansible. Over the years I have implemented Organization DevOps strategy in various environment of Linux servers along with adopting cloud strategies based on Amazon Web Services. I have worked in DevOps Engineering in automating, building and deploying of code within different environments Dev, Testing & Prod . Strong Experience in Amazon EC2 setting up instances, VPCs, and security groups. Experience in managing AWS VPC Virtual Private Cloud environment Setting up databases in AWS using RDS, storage using S3 buckets and configuring instance backups to S3 bucket. Excelled on creating AMI AWS Machine Images that utilizes ELB Elastic Load Balancer and Auto Scaling.

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