Course Code: 13875

AWS Architecting

Class Dates:
3 Days
Class Time:


  • Course Overview
  • In this AWS Cloud course, Architecting on AWS (AAWS) you will learn the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on AWS. Solutions architects will learn how to optimize the use of the AWS Cloud by understanding AWS services and how these services fit into cloud-based solutions. This AWS training course emphasizes AWS cloud best practices and recommended design patterns to help you think through the process of architecting optimal IT solutions on AWS. Case studies throughout the course showcase how some AWS customers have designed their infrastructures and the strategies and services they implemented. View course objectives and other details below.

  • Audience
  • The primary audience for this course is as follows:

    Individuals who are responsible for designing cloud infrastructure and reference architectures
    Systems engineers and developers who are responsible for designing and implementing architectures on AWS


  • It is recommended that students have the following knowledge and skills prior to attending this course:

    Attended AWS Essentials or have equivalent experience
    Working knowledge of distributed systems
    Familiarity with general networking concepts
    Working knowledge of multi-tier architectures
    Familiarity with cloud computing concepts
    AWS Technical Essentials

Course Details

  • Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to meet these overall objectives:
  • Making decisions based on the AWS-recommended architectural principles and best practices
  • Leveraging AWS services to make your infrastructure scalable, reliable, and highly available
  • Leveraging AWS managed services to enable greater flexibility and resiliency in an infrastructure
  • Making an AWS-based infrastructure more efficient in order to increase performance and reduce costs
  • Using the Well-Architected Framework to improve architectures with AWS solutions
  • Course Outline
  • Module1: Core AWS Knowledge
  • Module 2: Designing Your Environment
  • Module 3: Making Your Environment Highly Available
  • Module 4: Forklifting an Existing Application onto AWS
  • Module 5: Event-Driven Scaling
  • Module 6: Automating and Decoupling Your Infrastructure
  • Module 7: Designing Storage at Scale
  • Module 8: Hosting a New Web Application on AWS
  • Module 9: The Four Pillars of the Well-Architected Framework
  • Module 10: Disaster Recovery and Failover Strategies
  • Module 11: Troubleshooting Your Environment
  • Module 12: Large-Scale Design Patterns and Case Studies