AWS (Amazon Web Services) Solutions Architect Certification Training

Nerd Geek Lab AWS training is the definitive training that includes the AWS Cloud, IAM, Lambda, Redshift, EC2, S3, CloudTrail and more. You will work on various essentials of AWS cloud platform and create SaaS applications that are scalable, are highly available and are fault-tolerant.
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About Amazon AWS Certification Training Course

Nerd Geek Lab is offering the comprehensive AWS certification training created by industry experts. The entire AWS training course is in line with the AWS Certified Solutions Architect exam. You will learn various aspects of AWS like Elastic Cloud Compute, Simple Storage Service, Virtual Private Cloud, Aurora database service, Load Balancing, Auto Scaling and more by working on hands-on projects and case studies. You will implement AWS best practices in this training.

What will you learn in the AWS online training course?

  • Efficient design and deployment of AWS system
  • Cost evaluation and cost control mechanisms
  • Elastic Load Balancing on multiple EC2 instances
  • Data ingress and egress on AWS
  • Identifying relevant and suitable uses of AWS architecture
  • Lift and shift mechanism of AWS on-premises applications
  • Determining right AWS based on computational, database and security needs

Who should take up the AWS training course?

  1. Solution Architects or Programmers looking to build SaaS, PaaS and IaaS applications or migrate data to AWS from existing data centers
  2. System Administrators and Network Administrators
  3. Graduates and professionals looking to upgrade their skills in the cloud computing domain

What are the prerequisites for taking up the Amazon AWS certification training?

Basic knowledge of any programming language will be beneficial.

Why should you go for AWS online training?

Today, cloud computing is no longer optional but critical to the success of some of the biggest enterprises on earth. Hence, getting the AWS training and certification means that you can open the doors to virtually unlimited job opportunities that are offering highly competitive salaries. The Nerd Geek Lab AWS course is completely oriented towards the practical applications, and hence it gives you a clear advantage.

AWS Course Content


Introduction to Cloud Computing & AWS

What is Cloud Computing, how AWS is the leader in the cloud domain, various cloud computing products offered by AWS, introduction to AWS S3, EC2, VPC, EBS, ELB, AMI, getting a detailed understanding of the AWS architecture and the AWS Management Console, introduction to AWS EC2, comparing Public IP and Elastic IP, demonstrating how to launch an AWS EC2 instance, what is auto scaling, AWS EC2 best practices and cost involved, understanding various concepts of backup services in AWS.

Hands-on Exercise – Setting up of AWS account, how to launch an EC2 instance, process of hosting a website and launching a Linux Virtual Machine using an AWS EC2 instance.

Database services

Elastic Block Storage (EBS) for block level persistent storage volumes with S3 buckets, understanding Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora which are relational databases, Amazon DynamoDB which is a NoSQL database, understanding Amazon Redshift which is a data warehousing product, Amazon ElasticCache which is an in-memory data store, deploying AWS database migration service.

Hands-on Exercise – How to create an Amazon RDS instance, creating a Read Replica instance of RDS, creating Table in master RDS, how to add data to master RDS, adding data to replica RDS, using Aurora to create a PostgreSQL and MySQL instance, within DynamoDB creating a NoSQL table and running queries.

Object Storage

Introduction to AWS storage, AWS S3 (Simple Storage Service), creating an AWS S3 bucket, AWS Storage Gateway, understanding the Command Line Interface (CLI), hosting a static website using Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier storage for long-term data backup and archiving and Amazon Snowball for data import/export.

Hands-on Exercise – How to run an AWS CLI command, deploying the AWS Storage Gateway for connecting cloud-based storage with the on-premise software.

Autoscaling and load balancing

Understanding Fault Tolerance in AWS, in-depth study of Elastic Load Balancing, the types of Load Balancers viz. Classic and Application, AWS Auto Scaling mechanism, understanding AWS Management Console, how to access the Elastic Load Balancing, studying AWS SDK, AWS CLI and Https Query API.

Hands-on Exercise – How to create an Elastic Load Balancer (ELB), configuration of auto scaling group and familiarizing with the Management Console.

Virtual Private Cloud

What is Amazon VPC, VPC as a networking layer for EC2, getting started with VPC, examples, VPC and Subnets, default and non-default VPCs, components of VPC networking, IP addressing, security, VPN connections, accessing the internet, using AWS PrivateLink to access the services and VPC supported platforms.

Hands-on Exercise – Create a Virtual Private Network for an AWS EC2 instance and access it over the internet and via a private network using AWS PrivateLink.

Application services, AWS Lambda and CLI

Introduction to various AWS application services, Elastic Beanstalk, Simple Email Services (SES), Simple Notification Service (SNS), AWS Lambda, Elastic OpsWorks and CLI.

Hands-on Exercise – How to run an app using AWS Elastics Beanstalk, deploying SES to send email, enabling and generating notification service, using AWS Lambda to copy object, modeling and provisioning your app with AWS OpsWorks.

IAM and monitoring

Authentication (who can use) and Authorization (level of access), IAM Policies – JSON structure, users, groups and their Roles, IAM HTTPS API, logging IAM events with AWS CloudTrail, monitoring and managing AWS resources using CloudWatch, deploying configuration alerts and notifications with CloudWatch, billing for CloudWatch.

Hands-on Exercise – How to create a JSON document using which the access policy for groups and users in defined, logging IAM events using AWS CloudTrail.

Configuration management and automation

Configuration management and automation of server configuration using OpsWorks, determining how servers are configured, managed and deployed across EC2 instances, creating a virtual machine using Amazon Machine Image (AMI), introduction to the Domain Name Registration service AWS Route 53, how to route internet traffic to resources, checking health of resources automatically, provisioning of infrastructure resources using AWS CloudFormation.

Hands-on Exercise – How to register a domain using Route 53, routing internet traffic to the resources and automatically checking health of resources.

Architecting AWS – whitepaper

Important guidelines for creating a well architected AWS framework that is resilient and performant, designing of fault-tolerant and high-availability architecture, resilient storage, decoupling mechanism, multi-tier architecture solution, disaster recovery solution, scalable and elastic solutions.

AWS Architect Questions

AWS certification exam dumps, guidance for clearing the exam, most probable interview questions and other helpful tips for clearing the exam and interview.

DevOps on AWS

How to deploy DevOps principles and methodology on the AWS platform, DevOps lifecycle and the important stages in the DevOps methodology, what is AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodePipeline and AWS CodeDeploy.

AWS Migration

Migrating to the AWS cloud, business drivers for migration, various stages of cloud adoption, the actual migration process, migration tools and services in AWS, migrating customers to AWS cloud, track the progress of application migration, types of migration including data migration, application migration and databases migration.

AWS Security

AWS cloud security essentials, penetration testing, security compliance, infrastructure security, mitigating DDOS, Identity and Access Control (IAM), logging and monitoring, automatic audits and compliance, limitations and challenges of native AWS security.

Amazon AWS Cloud Certification

This course is designed to clear the AWS Certified Solutions Architect exam. The entire course is in line with AWS certification curriculum and helps you get the best jobs in top MNCs.

As part of this training, you will be working on real-time projects and assignments that have immense implications in the real-world industry scenarios, thus helping you fast track your career effortlessly.

At the end of this training program, there will be a quiz that perfectly reflects the type of questions asked in the certification exam and helps you score better marks.

Nerd Geek Lab Course Completion Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the project work (after expert review) and upon scoring at least 60% marks in the quiz. Nerd Geek Lab certification is well recognized in top 80+ MNCs like Ericsson, Cisco, Cognizant, Sony, Mu Sigma, Saint-Gobain, Standard Chartered, TCS, Genpact, Hexaware, etc.