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AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-C02) Complete Video Course (Video Training), 2nd Edition

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  • Copyright 2022
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-755657-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-755657-1

10.5 Hours of Video Instruction

Ten and half hours of video instruction and test-taking strategies for the topics covered by the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam.


AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA-C02) Complete Video Course will give you the edge you need to take the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator exam. In this video instruction, you will get targeted training on the topics covered in Amazon's AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam. This training course is designed to walk you through the topics covered in the exam, so you have the knowledge you need to pass the test. The training follows the exam question domains with specific content to maximize chances of achieving certification. The author, Chad Smith, an experienced AWS Architect and SysOps Administrator, will share his extensive knowledge of the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate materials, so you are prepared and confident on test day.
In addition to covering all objectives in the exam, this title provides hands-on demos throughout, so you can see AWS in action and also get a feel for the interactive questions on the exam. You will also find a question breakdown at the end of each lesson, so you can practice your knowledge as you work your way through the course.

AWS Certifications are among the most sought-after in the technology sector, and the certification exams cover a wide range of services, technologies, and implementation patterns.

Topics include

  • AWS SysOps Exam Basics
  • Monitoring, Logging, and Retention
  • Reliability and Business Continuity
  • Deployment, Provisioning, and Automation
  • Security and Compliance
  • Networking and Content Delivery
  • Cost and Performance Optimization

Skill Level

  • Intermediate to Advanced

Learn How To

  • Understand the services and features that are covered on the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Exam
  • Select deploy, manage, and operate workloads on AWS
  • Recognize AWS Well-Architected workloads
  • Operate strategies using both the AWS Console and the AWS CLI
  • Implement monitoring, logging, and troubleshooting
  • Deploy networks and networking services
  • Implement well-architected requirements
  • Execute business continuity plans
  • Execute troubleshooting and remediation where required
  • Master key terms and strategies for answering the exam questions

Who Should Take This Course

  • AWS SysOps Administrators
  • AWS Solution Architects
  • AWS Database Architects
  • AWS Database Administrators
  • AWS Security professionals
  • This course is for intermediate to advanced students

Course Requirements

  • AWS Well-Architected Framework - https://www.oreilly.com/library/view/aws-certified-solutions/9780136721246/Resources
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) LiveLesson, 2nd Edition: https://learning.oreilly.com/videos/amazon-web-services/9780135581247/
  • AWS Certified Security Specialty: https://learning.oreilly.com/videos/aws-certified-security/9780135771990/
  • AWS Certified Database Specialty Complete Video Course: https://www.oreilly.com/library/view/aws-certified-database/9780137362776/
  • AWS Monitoring Strategies: https://www.oreilly.com/library/view/aws-monitoring-strategies/9780136611899/

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Video Lessons are available for download for offline viewing within the streaming format. Look for the green arrow in each lesson.

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Module 1: AWS SysOps Exam Basics
Lesson 1: Exam Logistics, Questions, and Labs
    1.1 Exam Guide
    1.2 Question Format
    1.3 Exam Labs
Lesson 2: Installing and Using the AWS CL
    2.1 Installing and Configuring AWS CLI
    2.2 Demo: Installing and Configuring AWS CLI on Linux
    2.3 Demo: Installing and Configuring AWS CLI on Windows
    2.4 AWS CLI Usage Basics
    2.5 Demo: AWS CLI Examples
Module 2: Monitoring, Logging and Retention
Lesson 3: Monitoring and Logging
    3.1 Collecting Logs
    3.2 Analyzing Logs
    3.3 Exporting Logs
    3.4 Demo: CloudWatch Log Operations
    3.5 Installing and Configuring the CloudWatch Agent
    3.6 CloudWatch Alarms
    3.7 Demo: Composite Alarms
    3.8 CloudWatch Metric Filters
    3.9 Demo: CloudWatch Metric Filters
    3.10 CloudWatch Dashboards
    3.11 Implementing Notifications
    Lesson 3: Question Breakdown
Lesson 4: Issue Remediation
    4.1 CloudWatch Alarm Remediation
    4.2 EventBridge Rules
    4.3 Demo: EventBridge Rules
    4.4 Config Rules and SSM Automation Documents
    4.5 Demo: Config Rules
    Lesson 4: Question Breakdown
Module 3: Reliability and Business Continuity
Lesson 5: Scalability and Elasticity
    5.1 Implementing Auto Scaling
    5.2 Demo: Auto Scaling on EC2    
    5.3 Caching Solutions
    5.4 RDS and Aurora Replicas
    5.5 Demo: RDS and Aurora Replicas
    5.6 Loosely Coupled Architectures
    5.7 Horizontal and Vertical Scaling
    Lesson 5: Question Breakdown
Lesson 6: High Availability and Resilience
    6.1 ELB and Route 53 Health Checks
    6.2 Demo: Route 53 Health Checks
    6.3 Single AZ and Multiple AZ Architectures
    6.4 Fault-tolerant Workloads
    6.5 Route 53 Routing
    6.6 Demo: Route 53 Latency-based Routing
    Lesson 6: Question Breakdown
Lesson 7: Backup and Restore
    7.1 Automated Snapshots and Backups
    7.2 Demo: AWS Backup
    7.3 Database Restore Tasks
    7.4 S3 Versioning and Lifecycle Rules
    7.5 S3 Replication
    7.6 Demo: S3 Two-Way Replication
    7.7 Disaster Recovery Strategies
    Lesson 7: Question Breakdown
Module 4: Deployment, Provisioning and Automation
Lesson 8: Provisioning Resources
    8.1 AMI Operations
    8.2 Demo: EC2 Image Builder
    8.3 CloudFormation Operations
    8.4 Demo: CloudFormation
    8.5 Multi-Region and Multi-Account Provisioning
    8.6 Deployment Scenarios and Services
    8.7 Deployment Issue Remediation
    Lesson 8: Question Breakdown
Lesson 9: Automating Processes
    9.1: Deployment Process Automation
    9.2: Automating Patch Management
    9.3: Demo: SSM Patch Manager
    9.4: Scheduling Repetitive Tasks
    9.5: Demo: AWS Config Rules
    Lesson 9: Question Breakdown
Module 5: Security and Compliance
Lesson 10: Security and Compliance Policies
    10.1: AWS Permissions Evaluation
    10.2: IAM and Resource Policies
    10.3: Demo: Policies and Conditions
    10.4: Troubleshooting and Auditing Access
    10.5: Validating Permission Boundaries
    10.6: Demo: Testing Organizations SCPs
    10.7: AWS Trusted Advisor
    10.8: Compliance and Region/Service Selection
    10.9: Multi-Account Strategies
    Lesson 10: Question Breakdown
Lesson 11: Data and Infrastructure Protection
    11.1: Data Classification Enforcement
    11.2: Demo: S3 Lifecycle Rules
    11.3: Encryption Keys
    11.4: Encryption At-rest
    11.5: Demo: KMS CMK Operations
    11.6: Encryption In-transit
    11.7: Secure Secret Storage
    11.8: Reports and Findings Review
    Lesson 11: Question Breakdown
Module 6: Networking and Content Delivery
Lesson 12: Networking Features and Connectivity
    12.1: VPC Configuration
    12.2: Demo: VPC Creation
    12.3: Private Connectivity Configuration
    12.4: Network Protection Configuration
    12.5: Demo: AWS WAF
    Lesson 12: Question Breakdown
Lesson 13: DNS and Content Delivery
    13.1: Route 53 Hosted Zones and Records
    13.2: Route 53 Routing Policies
    13.3: Demo: Route 53 Geolocation Routing
    13.4: Route 53 Resolver
    13.5: CloudFront and S3 OAI
    13.6: Demo: Implementing CloudFront and S3 OAI
    13.7: S3 Static Websites
    Lesson 13: Question Breakdown
Lesson 14: Troubleshooting Network Issues
    14.1: VPC Configuration Analysis
    14.2: Network Log Analysis
    14.3: Demo: VPC Flow Logs
    14.4: CloudFront Troubleshooting
    14.5: Private Network Connectivity Troubleshooting
    14.6: Demo: Broken VPC Peering
    Lesson 14: Question Breakdown
Module 7: Cost and Performance Optimization
Lesson 15: Cost Optimization
    15.1: Cost Allocation Tags
    15.2: Demo: Cost Allocation Tags
    15.3: Optimizing Underutilized and Unused Resources
    15.4: AWS Budgets and Billing Alarms
    15.5: Demo: AWS Budgets
    15.6: EC2 Spot Instance Workloads
    15.7: Managed Services
    Lesson 15: Question Breakdown
Lesson 16: Performance Optimization
    16.1: Compute Resource Selection
    16.2: EBS Performance
    16.3: Demo: EBS Performance Metrics
    16.4: S3 Performance
    16.5: RDS Performance
    16.6: EC2 Network Performance
    16.7: Demo: EC2 Instance Type Selection
    Lesson 16: Question Breakdown
Module 8: Next Steps
Lesson 17: Further Study
    17.1: Documentation
    17.2: Hands-on Learning
    17.3: Practice Exam


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