AWS Certified Solutions Architect Official Study Guide: Associate Exam

Front Cover
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 17, 2016 - Computers - 504 pages
2 Reviews

Validate your AWS skills.

This is your opportunity to take the next step in your career by expanding and validating your skills on the AWS cloud. AWS has been the frontrunner in cloud computing products and services, and the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Official Study Guide for the Associate exam will get you fully prepared through expert content, and real-world knowledge, key exam essentials, chapter review questions, access to Sybex’s interactive online learning environment, and much more. This official study guide, written by AWS experts, covers exam concepts, and provides key review on exam topics, including:

  • Mapping Multi-Tier Architectures to AWS Services, such as web/app servers, firewalls, caches and load balancers
  • Understanding managed RDBMS through AWS RDS (MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, Postgres, Aurora)
  • Understanding Loose Coupling and Stateless Systems
  • Comparing Different Consistency Models in AWS Services
  • Understanding how AWS CloudFront can make your application more cost efficient, faster and secure
  • Implementing Route tables, Access Control Lists, Firewalls, NAT, and DNS
  • Applying AWS Security Features along with traditional Information and Application Security
  • Using Compute, Networking, Storage, and Database AWS services
  • Architecting Large Scale Distributed Systems
  • Understanding of Elasticity and Scalability Concepts
  • Understanding of Network Technologies Relating to AWS
  • Deploying and Managing Services with tools such as CloudFormation, OpsWorks and Elastic Beanstalk.

Learn from the AWS subject-matter experts, review with proven study tools, and apply real-world scenarios. If you are looking to take the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam, this guide is what you need for comprehensive content and robust study tools that will help you gain the edge on exam day and throughout your career.

 

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - danrk - LibraryThing

This provides a solid introduction to the core services on AWS, but it doesn't describe architecture in detail. It's a good book for passing the test, but not for becoming a better architect. For this, I found AWS in Action much more helpful. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - EmreSevinc - LibraryThing

This is a fairly broad introduction to the fundamental concepts, services, and techniques for building highly available and scalable solutions on Amazon Web Services platform. It is a good reference ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction to AWS
1
Amazon Simple Storage Service Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier Storage
21
1 Create an Amazon Simple Storage Service Amazon S3 Bucket
41
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud Amazon EC2 and Amazon Elastic Block Store Amazon EBS
51
1 Launch and Connect to a Linux Instance
73
9 Detach a Boot Drive and Reattach to Another Instance
79
Amazon Virtual Private Cloud Amazon VPC
85
1 Create a Custom Amazon VPC
105
Additional Key Services
263
Security on AWS
307
AWS Risk and Compliance
363
Architecture Best Practices
381
1 Create a Custom Amazon VPC
402
Appendix Answers to Review Questions
415
Introduction to AWS
416
Amazon Simple Storage Service Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier Storage
417

Elastic Load Balancing Amazon CloudWatch and Auto Scaling
111
1 Create an Elastic Load Balancing Load Balancer
129
AWS Identity and Access Management IAM
137
1 Create an IAM Group
150
3 Create an IAM User
151
Databases and AWS
157
1 Create a MySQL Amazon RDS Instance
189
SQS SWF and SNS
197
1 Create an Amazon SNS Topic
213
Domain Name System DNS and Amazon Route 53
221
1 Create a New Zone
239
Amazon ElastiCache
249
1 Create an Amazon ElastiCache Cluster Running Memcached
259
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud Amazon EC2 and Amazon Elastic Block Store Amazon EBS
419
Amazon Virtual Private Cloud Amazon VPC
420
Elastic Load Balancing Amazon CloudWatch and Auto Scaling
421
AWS Identity and Access Management IAM
423
SQS SWF and SNS
425
Domain Name System DNS and Amazon Route 53
426
Amazon ElastiCache
427
Additional Key Services
428
Security on AWS
430
AWS Risk and Compliance
432
Architecture Best Practices
433
Index
437
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2016)

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect Official Study Guide: Associate Exam is written by the AWS?team of Joe Baron, Hisham Baz, Tim Bixler, Biff Gaut, Kevin E. Kelly, Sean Senior, and John Stamper.

Bibliographic information