AWS SysOps Associate: Monitoring, Metrics, Analysis, and Deployment

Systems operations engineers with one year’s experience either in cloud operations or transitioning operations skills to the cloud

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
150 minutes

Description
Monitoring cloud systems is even more crucial than on-premises equipment, but fortunately Amazon Web Services has CloudWatch, which has an unprecedented level of control and power for monitoring applications and systems on the AWS cloud. In this course, you will learn about monitoring and the system metrics used. It also covers deployment, an area that is streamlined and efficient when compared to the on-premises equivalent. This course is one of a series that prepares you for Amazon’s AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate certification.

Objective

CloudWatch Overview

  • start the course
  • describe the features of Amazon Web Services CloudWatch
  • troubleshoot different status messages in Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute Cloud instances
  • create an Amazon Web Services Identity and Access Management role for CloudWatch
  • monitor Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute Cloud instances using custom metrics
  • manage Amazon Web Services using Trusted Advisor best practices

Monitoring EBS and RDS

  • monitor Amazon Web Services Elastic Block Store Volumes with CloudWatch
  • monitor Amazon Web Services Elastic Block Store Volumes with Status Checks
  • monitor Amazon Web Services Elastic Block Store Volume Events
  • work with an impaired Amazon Web Services Elastic Block Store Volume
  • monitor Amazon Web Services Relational Database Service availability
  • monitor Amazon Web Services Relational Database Service performance

Monitoring ELB and ElastiCache

  • monitor Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancer using CloudWatch
  • log Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancer requests
  • monitor Amazon Web Services ElastiCache availability
  • monitor Amazon Web Services ElastiCache performance
  • implement a centralized monitoring system in Amazon Web Services

Costs and Billing

  • describe billing and cost management principles on Amazon Web Services
  • manage billing for Amazon Web Services accounts
  • use Amazon Web Services Cost Explorer to view and analyze spending on Amazon Web Services
  • create and view a budget on Amazon Web Services
  • describe consolidated billing for multiple Amazon Web Services accounts

Deployment and Provisioning

  • get root access to the underlying OS on an Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute Cloud instance
  • describe Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancer Internet facing and Internal configurations
  • describe Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancer internal configurations
  • describe the process of pre-warming an Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancer, and the reasons for doing so
  • describe Amazon Web Services OpsWorks
  • configure Amazon Web Services OpsWorks

Practice: Configure and Monitor ELB

  • configure an internal and Internet facing load balancer and monitor them

MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION

$129/month
 

ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

$1295/year

Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.