Architecting on AWS: Networking and Best Practice

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Overview

Once you have mastery of all aspects of Amazon Web Services you need to put it all together into a set of best working practices for implementing, managing and maintaining web applications. This course covers best practices for creating secure, scalable, and fault tolerant web applications. It also covers configuration of network services on Amazon Web Services, including Route 53 for DNS, and Virtual Private Cloud, for creating logically isolated and secure sections of AWS. This course is one of a series that cover the objectives for Amazon certification exam AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate.

Target Audience

Individuals who perform a Solutions Architect role using the Amazon AWS cloud

Prerequisites

None

Expected Duration

90 min.

Course Objectives

Course Introduction

Route 53 Overview

  • describe the Route 53 DNS service on Amazon Web Services

 

Registering a Domain through Route 53

  • register a DNS domain through the Route 53 DNS service on Amazon Web Services

 

Configuring Route 53 as your DNS Provider

  • configure Route 53 as your DNS service provider

 

Create a Virtual Private Cloud

  • create a Virtual Private Cloud on Amazon Web Services

 

Configure Virtual Private Cloud Subnets

  • configure network subnets in Amazon Web Services Virtual Private Clouds

 

Launch an EC2 Instance into a Virtual Private Cloud

  • launch an EC2 instance into a Virtual Private Cloud on Amazon Web Services

 

Configuring VPC Network Address Translation

  • configure network address translation on Amazon Web Services Virtual Private Clouds

 

Configuring VPC Access Control Lists

  • configure access control lists on Amazon Web Services Virtual Private Clouds

 

Direct Connect Overview

  • describe Amazon Web Services Direct Connect

 

Creating and Deleting a Connection

  • create and delete an Amazon Web Services Direct Connect connection

 

Working with Virtual Interfaces

  • view and delete a virtual interface in Amazon Web Services Direct Connect

 

Design for Failure

  • describe design for failure best practice when architecting Amazon Web Services cloud services

 

Decouple Components

  • describe application decoupling best practice for building apps on Amazon Web Services

 

Implement Elasticity

  • describe best practice for implementing elasticity in Amazon Web Services applications

 

Parallelize

  • describe best practice for parallelization in Amazon Web Services applications

 

Data Location

  • describe best practice for determining data location in Amazon Web Services applications

 

AWS Shared Responsibility Model

  • describe the shared responsibility model in Amazon Web Services

 

Define and Categorize Assets

  • describe the process of defining and categorizing assets on Amazon Web Services as part of an information security management system

 

Design ISMS to Protect AWS Assets

  • design an information security management system to protect assets on Amazon Web Services

 

Manage Accounts

  • manage AWS and IAM accounts for security best practices on Amazon Web Services

 

Manage Access to EC2

  • describe how key pairs are used to manage access to EC2 instances

 

S3 Data at Rest

  • describe concerns for data at rest and S3 best practice for mitigating risks

 

EBS Data at Rest

  • describe EBS best practice for mitigating risk to data at rest

 

RDS Data at Rest

  • describe RDS best practice for mitigating risk to data at rest

 

Exercise: Building Applications Using Best Practices

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