AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional​

Course code: CSAP

Exam Code: SAP-CO1

Duration: 50 Hours

AWS Solutions Architect Certification training will enable you to design, plan, and scale AWS implementations utilizing more than 70 cloud computing services. This course is aligned with the latest AWS exam, featuring Amazon designated best practices. You will master AWS architectural principles and services such as IAM, VPC, EC2, and EBS, and elevate your career in the cloud computing domain.


By the end of this AWS training you will be able to:

  • Formulate solution plans and provide guidance on AWS architecture best practice
  • Design and deploy scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on AWS
  • Identify the lift and shift of existing on-premises applications to AWS
  • Decipher the ingress and egress of data to and from AWS
  • Select the appropriate AWS service based on data, compute, database, or security requirements
  • Estimate AWS costs and identify cost control mechanisms
Target Audience

IS/IT auditors/consultants
IT compliance managers
Chief compliance officers
Chief risk and privacy officers
Security heads/directors
Security managers/architects


Course Overview

Lesson 01 – AWS Overview

AWS Overview

History and Evolution of AWS

Knowledge Check

Overview of AWS Products and Services

Fault-tolerant, and Scalable Systems

Designing Highly Available, Cost-efficient, Fault-tolerant, and Scalable Systems

How to design Cloud Services

Knowledge Check

Planning and Designing

Knowledge Check

Monitoring and Logging

Knowledge Check

Hybrid IT architectures

Knowledge Check

Practice Assignment Designing Hybrid Storage


Knowledge Check

Identity and Access Management (IAM)

IAM Overview and Policies

Knowledge Check

IAM Users, Groups, and Roles

Knowledge Check

IAM Best Practices

IAM Users, Groups, and Roles

Knowledge Check

IAM Best Practices

Practice Assignment Configuring IAM Access

Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

Amazon VPC and Subnets

Knowledge Check


Knowledge Check

Using Security Groups and Network ACLs

Knowledge Check

Amazon VPC Best Practices and Costs

Practice Assignment Designing a Custom VPC

Cloud Compute with AWS

Amazon EC2 Overview

Amazon Machine Images (AMI)

Launch and connect to an EC2 Linux instance Demo 1

Launch and connect to an EC2 Windows instance Demo 2

Create an AMI Demo 3

Knowledge Check

Introduction to EC2 Instance Types

Knowledge Check

Overview of Amazon EBS

Knowledge Check

EC2 Pricing

Knowledge Check

Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)

Knowledge Check

Auto Scaling

Knowledge Check

AWS Services

AWS Lambda Demo

Amazon Elastic Container Service

Knowledge Check

EC2 Best Practices and Costs

Practice Assignment Configure ELB

Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

S3 Overview and Buckets

Knowledge Check

Version Control and Lifecycle Management

Knowledge Check

CloudFront and CDNs

Knowledge Check

Security and Encryption

Knowledge Check

Amazon Import – Export Snowball

Knowledge Check

S3 Best Practices and Costs

Practice Assignment Create an Amazon S3 bucket

Amazon Route 53

Amazon Route 53 Concepts

Knowledge Check

Amazon Route 53 Best Practices and Costs

Practice Assignment Amazon Route 53 Hosted Zone 0


Databases Overview

Knowledge Check

Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)

Knowledge Check

AMI Databases

Key Takeaways

Amazon DynamoDB

Knowledge Check

Amazon Redshift

Knowledge Check

Amazon ElastiCache

Knowledge Check

Amazon Aurora

Knowledge Check

AWS Database Migration Services (DMS)

Knowledge Check

Database Best Practices and Costs

Practice Assignment Amazon RDS

Application Services

AWS Application Services

Knowledge Check

Amazon Elastic Transcoder

Knowledge Check

Amazon Workspaces

Knowledge Check

Application Services Best Practices and Costs

Practice Assignment Amazon SNS

Security Practices for Optimum Cloud Deployment

AWS Responsibilities and Security Attributes

Knowledge Check

AWS CloudFormation and Design patterns

Practice Assignment AWS CloudWatch

Disaster Recovery

Overview and Products for Disaster Recovery

Practice Assignment Disaster Recovery


Troubleshooting and Support

AWS Solutions Architect Exam

Exam Overview and Study Tips

Knowledge Check


There are no prerequisites for this AWS training course. However, prior experience in working with AWS or another cloud computing platform is recommended

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