AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Training SAA-C03

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Training SAA-C03

English | MP4 | AVC 1280×720 | AAC 44KHz 2ch | 318 lectures (23h 52m) | 5.98 GB

NEW Course for AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate | AWS Solutions Architect Associate Practice Test included

This Ultimate Exam Training for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate has just been 100% updated with BRAND NEW content! You’ll have everything you need to pass the new SAA-C03 version of the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam.

This course includes:

  • Coverage of the latest exam topics for the SAA-C03 exam
  • New hands-on lessons using the new AWS Management Console
  • Separate theory lessons with amazing architectural diagrams
  • Exam cram lessons summarizing key knowledge
  • Architecture patterns lessons where you’ll learn how to respond to solutions architecture requirements
  • Updated quiz questions
  • New practice test with 65 questions
  • Downloadable slides and study plan

This AWS Training covers 70% of what you need to know for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate and AWS Certified Developer Associate Exams. After completing this course, you will also be 60% prepared for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Exam.


  • You will learn – how to design and build multi-tier web architectures with services such as Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling, Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), AWS Route 53, AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway and Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)
  • You will learn – how to create Docker container clusters on Amazon Elastic Container Services (ECS), set up serverless event-driven AWS Lambda Functions with Amazon API Gateway and Amazon Kinesis integrations, and geographically redundant database services with Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • You will learn – how to configure Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (VPC), subnets, and route tables and setup best practice Security Group configurations
  • You will learn – how to build repeatably and securely with AWS CloudFormation, set up a PaaS with AWS Elastic Beanstalk, configure Amazon S3 bucket policies and share data between multiple AWS accounts
    You will learn – how to use application integration services including AWS Step Functions, Amazon MQ, SNS, SWF and SQS
  • You will learn – all this and so much more!
Table of Contents

Let’s Get Started!
1 Welcome and How to Use this Course
2 The SAA-C03 Exam
3 Connect with Neal & Support
4 Hands-On Practice Free Tier vs Sandbox
5 AWS Account Overview
6 Hands-On Lesson [HOL] – Create Your AWS Free Tier Account
7 [HOL] Configure Account and Create a Billing Alarm
8 [HOL] Install Tools (AWS CLI, VS Code, CloudShell)
9 Course Download

AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
10 Introduction
11 AWS IAM Overview
12 IAM Users, Groups, Roles, and Policies
13 [HOL] Create IAM User Account
14 IAM Authentication and MFA
15 [HOL] Enable Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)
16 AWS Security Token Service (STS)
17 [HOL] IAM Password Policy
18 Identity-Based Policies and Resource-Based Policies
19 Permissions Boundaries
20 IAM Policy Evaluation Logic
21 IAM Policy Structure
22 [HOL] IAM Policy Simulator
23 IAM Best Practices
24 Exam Cram
25 Architecture Patterns
26 Cheat Sheets

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
27 Introduction
28 Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
29 The NEW EC2 Launch Wizard
30 [HOL] Launch EC2 Instances (Windows + Linux)
31 [HOL] EC2 Instance Connect and SSH
32 [HOL] RDP to Windows Instance
33 Amazon EC2 User Data and Metadata
34 [HOL] Launch Instance with User Data and Metadata
35 Accessing Services – Access Keys and IAM Roles
36 [HOL] Access Keys and IAM Roles
37 [HOL] Status Checks and Monitoring
38 EC2 Placement Groups
39 Network Interfaces (ENI, ENA, EFA)
40 [HOL] Working with ENIs
41 Public, Private and Elastic IP Addresses
42 NAT for Public Addresses
43 [HOL] Working with EC2 IP addresses
44 Private Subnets and Bastion Hosts
45 [HOL] Private Subnets and Bastion Hosts
46 NAT Gateways and NAT Instances Overview
47 [HOL] Private Subnet with NAT Gateway
48 EC2 Instance Lifecycle
49 Nitro Instances and Nitro Enclaves
50 Amazon EC2 Pricing Options
51 Amazon EC2 Pricing Use Cases
52 Exam Cram
53 Architecture Patterns
54 Cheat Sheets

Elastic Load Balancing and Auto Scaling
55 Introduction
56 Elasticity Scaling Up vs Out
57 Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
58 [HOL] Create an Auto Scaling Group
59 Load Balancing and High Availability
60 Types of Elastic Load Balancer
61 Routing with ALB and NLB
62 [HOL] Create Target Groups
63 [HOL] Network Load Balancer (NLB)
64 [HOL] Application Load Balancer (ALB)
65 [HOL] ALB – Query String Routing
66 Amazon EC2 Scaling Policies
67 [HOL] Elastically Scale the Application
68 Cross-Zone Load Balancing
69 Session State and Session Stickiness
70 [HOL] Enable Sticky Sessions
71 Secure Listeners for ELB
72 [HOL] Create a Secure Listener
73 [HOL] Clean-up Resources
74 Exam Cram
75 Architecture Patterns
76 Cheat Sheets

AWS Organizations and Control Tower
77 Introduction
78 AWS Organizations
79 [HOL] Create Organization and add Account
80 Service Control Policies (SCPs)
81 [HOL] Create Service Control Policy (SCP)
82 AWS Control Tower
83 [HOL] Create a Landing Zone
84 Exam Cram
85 Architecture Patterns
86 Cheat Sheets

Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
87 Introduction
88 The AWS Global Infrastructure
89 IPv4 Addressing Primer
90 Amazon VPC Overview
91 Defining VPC CIDR Blocks
92 [HOL] VPC Wizard
93 [HOL] Create a Custom VPC with Subnets
94 [HOL] Launch Instances and Test VPC
95 Security Groups and Network ACLs
96 [HOL] Configure Security Groups and NACLs
97 Amazon VPC Peering
98 [HOL] Configure VPC Peering
99 VPC Endpoints
100 [HOL] Create VPC Endpoint
101 AWS Client VPN
102 AWS Site-to-Site VPN
103 AWS VPN CloudHub
104 AWS Direct Connect (DX)
105 AWS Direct Connect Gateway
106 AWS Transit Gateway
107 Using IPv6 in a VPC
108 [HOL] VPC Flow Logs
109 Exam Cram
110 Architecture Patterns
111 Cheat Sheets

Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
112 Introduction
113 Amazon S3 Overview
114 Amazon S3 Storage Classes
115 [HOL] Create Amazon S3 Bucket
116 IAM Policies, Bucket Policies and ACLs
117 [HOL] Access Control Lists (ACLs)
118 [HOL] Bucket and User Policy Practice
119 S3 Versioning, Replication and Lifecycle Rules
120 [HOL] Versioning and Replication
121 [HOL] Lifecycle Rules
122 MFA with Amazon S3
123 S3 Encryption
124 [HOL] Enforce Encryption
125 [HOL] S3 Event Notifications
126 [HOL] Presigned URLs
127 Multipart Upload & Transfer Acceleration
128 S3 Select and Glacier Select
129 Server Access Logging
130 [HOL] S3 Static Website
131 Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS)
132 Cross Account Access
133 [HOL] Configure Cross Account Access
134 S3 Object Lambda
135 Exam Cram
136 Architecture Patterns
137 Cheat Sheets

DNS, Caching, and Performance Optimization
138 Introduction
139 DNS and Amazon Route 53
140 [HOL] Register Domain with Route 53 (Optional)
141 Amazon Route 53 Hosted Zones
142 Route 53 Routing Policies
143 [HOL] Using Route 53 Routing Policies
144 Amazon Route 53 Resolver
145 Amazon CloudFront Origins and Distributions
146 Amazon CloudFront Caching and Behaviors
147 CloudFront Signed URLs and OAI
148 [HOL] Cache and Behavior Settings
149 CloudFront SSLTLS and SNI
150 [email protected]
151 AWS Global Accelerator
152 [HOL] Create a Global Accelerator
153 Exam Cram
154 Architecture Patterns
155 Cheat Sheets

Block and File Storage
156 Introduction
157 Block vs File vs Object Storage
158 Amazon EBS Deployment and Volume Types
159 Amazon EBS Copying, Sharing and Encryption
160 Amazon EBS Snapshots and DLM
161 EC2 Instance Store Volumes
162 [HOL] Creating and Attaching EBS Volumes
163 [HOL] Using Amazon Machine Images (AMIs)
164 [HOL] EC2 Image Builder
165 [HOL] Migrate EBS Volume between AZs
166 [HOL] Working with EBS Snapshots and DLM
167 Using RAID with EBS
168 Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)
169 [HOL] Create EFS Filesystem
170 Amazon FSx
171 AWS Storage Gateway
172 [HOL] AWS Backup
173 Exam Cram
174 Architecture Patterns
175 Cheat Sheets

Docker Containers and ECS
176 Introduction
177 Docker Containers and Microservices
178 Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS)
179 Amazon ECS Launch Types
180 [HOL] Launch Task on AWS Fargate
181 Amazon ECS and IAM Roles
182 Scaling Amazon ECS
183 Amazon ECS with ALB
184 [HOL] Deploy ECS Cluster (EC2 Launch Type)
185 [HOL] Use ALB with Fargate Cluster
186 Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)
187 Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR)
188 AWS App Runner
189 Exam Cram
190 Architecture Patterns
191 Cheat Sheets

Serverless Applications
192 Introduction
193 Serverless Services and Event-Driven Architecture
194 AWS Lambda
195 [HOL] Create Simple Lambda Function
196 Application Integration Services Overview
197 Amazon SQS
198 Amazon SNS
199 [HOL] Simple Event-Driven App
200 AWS Step Functions
201 [HOL] Create a State Machine
202 Amazon EventBridge
203 [HOL] Create Event Bus and Rule
204 Amazon API Gateway
205 [HOL] Simple REST API
206 [HOL] Web App with HTTP API
207 [HOL] The Serverless Application Repository
208 Exam Cram
209 Architecture Patterns
210 Cheat Sheets

Databases and Analytics
211 Introduction
212 Types of Database
213 Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
214 Amazon RDS Backup and Recovery
215 [HOL] Create Amazon RDS Database
216 [HOL] Read Replicas and Multi-AZ
217 Amazon RDS Security
218 [HOL] Create Encrypted Copy of RDS Database
219 Amazon Aurora
220 Amazon Aurora Deployment Options
221 Amazon RDS Proxy
222 Amazon RDS Anti-Patterns and Alternatives
223 Amazon ElastiCache
224 Scaling ElastiCache
225 [HOL] Create ElastiCache Cluster
226 Amazon DynamoDB
227 [HOL] Create DynamoDB Table
228 DynamoDB Streams
229 DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX)
230 DynamoDB Global Tables
231 [HOL] Create DynamoDB Global Table
232 Amazon RedShift
233 Amazon Elastic Map Reduce (EMR)
234 Amazon Kinesis Core Knowledge
235 Amazon Athena and AWS Glue
236 [HOL] Query S3 ALB Access Logs with Athena
237 Amazon OpenSearch Service (Elasticsearch)
238 Other Database Services
239 Other Analytics Services
240 Exam Cram
241 Architecture Patterns
242 Cheat Sheets

Deployment and Management
243 Introduction
244 AWS CloudFormation
245 [HOL] Deploy Stack and Change Set
246 [HOL] Complex CloudFormation Template
247 AWS Elastic Beanstalk
248 [HOL] Deploy Elastic Beanstalk Web Server and Worker
249 SSM Parameter Store
250 AWS Config
251 [HOL] AWS Config Rule with Remediation
252 AWS Secrets Manager
253 AWS OpsWorks
254 AWS Resource Access Manager
255 [HOL] Share a Subnet Across Accounts
256 RPO, RTO, and DR Strategies
257 Exam Cram
258 Architecture Patterns
259 Cheat Sheets

Monitoring, Logging, and Auditing
260 Introduction
261 Amazon CloudWatch Overview
262 [HOL] Create a Custom Metric
263 [HOL] Create a CloudWatch Alarm
264 Amazon CloudWatch Logs
265 [HOL] Review CloudWatch Logs
266 The Unified CloudWatch Agent
267 AWS CloudTrail
268 [HOL] Create a CloudTrail Trail
269 Amazon EventBridge (Refresher)
270 [HOL] Create EventBridge rule for CloudTrail API calls
271 Metric Analysis and Tracing
272 Exam Cram
273 Architecture Patterns
274 Cheat Sheets

Security in the Cloud
275 Introduction
276 AWS Directory Service
277 Identity Federation
278 AWS Single Sign-on (SSO)
279 Amazon Cognito
280 Encryption Primer
281 AWS Key Management Service (KMS)
282 [HOL] Create Encryption Key
283 AWS CloudHSM
284 AWS Certificate Manager
285 [HOL] SSLTLS Certificate in ACM
286 AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF)
287 AWS Shield
288 Amazon Inspector
289 Amazon Macie
290 AWS GuardDuty
291 Defense In-Depth
292 Exam Cram
293 Architecture Patterns
294 Cheat Sheets

Migration and Transfer
295 Introduction
296 AWS Migration Tools Overview
297 AWS Application Discovery Service
298 AWS Database Migration Service (DMS)
299 AWS Server Migration Service (SMS)
300 AWS DataSync
301 AWS Snow Family
302 The 7 Rs of Migration
303 Exam Cram
304 Architecture Patterns
305 Cheat Sheets

Web, Mobile, ML, and Cost Management
306 Introduction
307 AWS Amplify and AppSync
308 AWS Device Farm
309 Machine Learning Services
310 [HOL] Transcode and Transcribe Video
311 AWS License Manager
312 AWS Compute Optimizer
313 [HOL] AWS Budgets
314 [HOL] Cost Allocation Tags
315 AWS Cost Management Tools
316 [HOL] AWS Cost Management Tools

Full-Length Practice Exam

Final Exam Preparation
317 Study & Exam Preparation Tips
318 Bonus Lesson