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AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate Online Training & Certification Course
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The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate certification aims at helping the professional to learn administering applications on AWS from an operations point of view. Along with some deployment topics, AWSSysOps Associate certification deals more with decisions that must be made in our environments based on information which is received from monitoring, auditing, and any performance feedback that has been gathered.

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  • 40hrs of instructor-led training
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Course Description


The AWS SysOps Associate Trainingfocuses on enhancing your expertise in deploying, managing and operating highly scalable systems on AWS cloud platform. This course has been designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge to get through the AWS SysOps Administrator certification exam in the first attempt.AWSSysOps Associate Course will also help you to gain the hands-on experience compulsory to become a qualified AWS Systems Operator working for an organisation. The skillset you will learn during this course are:

  • To migrate on-premise applications to AWS,
  • Ensur data integrity and data security on AWS technology
  • Controlling the flow of data from one AWS application to another,
  • Mastering the AWS management console, implement operational cost controls
Why AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate?

AWS SysOps Associate certification is an assurance for advancement of career in the field of Cloud services. AS per Global Knowledge’s IT Skills and Salary Report, this certification was found to be the second highest-paying certification among all AWS and non-AWS certifications. It also helps the professional to move further for the DevOps Engineer certification.

Target Audience

If you are looking forward to a brighter career in Cloud services and you have minimum one year experience in managing or deploying applications in the cloud as systems administrator, the AWS SysOps Associate certification training program is suitable for you.


Following prerequisites must be fulfilled to apply for the AWS SysOps Administrator Associate certification:

  • AWS Technical Essentials course or equivalent hands-on professional experience in operating AWS-based applications
  • must have worked on provisioning, operating and maintaining systems running on AWS
  • must be able to offer AWS operations and deployment guidance and best practices throughout the lifecycle of a project

Exam Information

To achieve the highly valued credentials of AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate , you need to pass the following exam:

Certification Name AWS Certified Solutions Architect- Professional
Exam Pattern Multiple Choice Questions
Number of Questions 55-60
Test Duration 130 minutes
Exam fees $150 for first certification, $75 for recertification
Recertification requirements Because of the ever changing nature of AWS, recertification is required every two years.



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Course Content

Introduction to Cloud Computing

  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Benefits of Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Service Models
  • Cloud Deployment Models
  • Scaling & Types
  • Cloud Computing Issues
  • Security
  • Costing Model
  • SLA, Legal and compliance
  • Cloud Interoperability Issue
  • Migration

Virtualization Concepts

  • Virtualization and cloud computing
  • Types of virtualization
  • Virtualization terminologies
  • Hypervisor, types & features

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Introduction to AWS Cloud Computing
  • Benefits of choosing AWS
  • Other cloud platforms comparison
  • Global infrastructure, Regions & Availability Zones
  • Signing up for AWS
  • AWS Free usage tier& support plans
  • Management Console walkthrough

EC2 Instances

  • Introduction to creating scalable instances using AWS EC2
  • Instances & Types
  • Pricing models
  • Instance purchasing options
  • Amazon Machine Images (AMI)
  • Instance store & EBS Volumes
  • Managing Volumes, adding additional volumes, modifying the root volume
  • Troubleshooting issues with volumes, snapshots and AMIs
  • Launching your first AWS Windows Server & Linux Instances
  • Setting up security
  • Firewall & Security Groups
  • Choosing & Creating custom AMIs
  • Snapshots & Recovery, snapshot scheduling
  • Managing updates
  • Usage reports & limits
  • Creating a new AMI
  • Deploying a new instance from the custom AMI
  • Elastic IP, BYOIP
  • Hibernating instances
  • Key Pairs
  • Load balancing, Application & network load balancing
  • Creating an ALB web server
  • Auto Scaling
  • Troubleshooting Issues

AWS Command Line Interface (CLI)

  • Introduction to AWS CLI
  • Installation
  • Connecting to your AWS account via CLI
  • Other functionalities with CLI

Light Sail

  • Difference between EC2 & Lightsail
  • Advantages & Functionalities
  • Available options on instances and AMIs
  • Creating a instance & connecting to it
  • Snapshots
  • DNS records
  • Elastic IPs
  • Troubleshooting

Elastic Beanstalk

  • Fundamentals
  • Comparison with EC2, Lightsail & Elastic Beanstalk
  • Hosting a sample application in EB
  • Common issues & troubleshooting

Overview of Other Compute Services

  • ECS (Elastic Container Service)
  • EKS (Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes)
  • Lambda


  • Introduction to storage
  • AWS Storage Tiers
  • Use cases

Simple Storage Service (AWS S3)

  • Buckets & Objects
  • Encryption, Logging
  • S3 durability and redundancy
  • S3 Uploading Downloading
  • S3 Permissions
  • Hosting a static website in AWS S3
  • Access Control Lists & Bucket Policies
  • S3 Object Versioning
  • S3 Lifecycle Policies
  • Cross Region Replication
  • EC2-S3 Integration
  • Reduced Redundancy Storage, S3-IA
  • S3 storage class analysis

S3 Glacier storage

  • Introduction
  • Putting & retrieving objects
  • S3 Glacier Deep Archive

Instance Store & Elastic Block Storage (EBS) Volumes

  • Difference & features
  • Use cases & capacity limits
  • Creating & Managing EBS volumes
  • Delete EBS Volumes
  • Attach, detach & extend EBS volumes
  • Mounting and unmounting EBS volume
  • Termination protection
  • Troubleshooting & recovery

Elastic File System (EFS)

  • Concepts of Network File System (NFS)
  • Creating an EFS storage
  • Difference between EFS and other storage options
  • Mounting EFS
  • Troubleshooting issues regarding permissions

Overview of Other Storage Services

  • AWS FSx
  • AWS Storage Gateway

AWS Database Services

Relational Database Service (RDS)

  • Selecting the Database type
  • Configuring & creating the database
  • DB Security groups
  • Snapshots
  • Recovering a db instance from snapshot
  • Configuring backups
  • Connecting to the database

Dynamo DB

  • Creating a dynamo db
  • Advantages of using DynamoDB
  • Configuring alarms
  • Connecting to Dynamo DB

Other DB Services Overview

  • Elasticache
  • Neptune
  • Redshift

Migration & Transfer

  • AWS Server Migration Service
  • AWS Database Migration Service
  • Best Practices&Challenges

Identity access management (IAM)

  • IAM introduction
  • Importance of IAM
  • Creating & managing Users and Groups
  • Access Key & Secret Key
  • Creating custom policies
  • Applying policies
  • Password Policy
  • Sample Policies
  • Roles

Other Security, Identity & Compliance Services

  • AWS Resource Access Manager (RAM)
  • AWS Secrets Manager
  • AWS Guard Duty
  • AWS Inspector
  • AWS Certificate Manager
  • AWS Directory Service
  • Web Application Firewall (WAF) & Shield

AWS Organizations

  • Importance of creating and managing multiple accounts in a corporate scenario
  • Creating an organization
  • Adding OUs
  • Billing & management

Cloud Formation

  • Introduction to Infrastructure as a Code
  • CF stacks & templates
  • Creating an S3 buckets etc.
  • Saving, managing & importing templates
  • Updating & Versioning

Cloud Watch

  • Cloud watch dashboard
  • Configuring Monitoring services
  • Setting thresholds
  • Configuring actions
  • Creating a cloud watch alarm
  • Getting statistics for ec2 instances
  • Monitoring other AWS services
  • Configuring Notifications
  • Integrating cloud watch with Auto scaling

Autoscaling & Load Balancing

  • Introduction to Load Balancing
  • Types& scenarios
  • Launch configuration
  • Configuring a Load balanced web server
  • Introduction to Autoscaling
  • Configuring auto scaling with EC2
  • Rules & Alarms
  • Troubleshooting


  • Introduction to Logging
  • Creating a trail
  • Event History

Other Management & Governance Services

  • AWS Systems Manager
  • AWS Trusted Advisor
  • AWS License Manager
  • AWS Personal Health Dashboard

Cloud Front

  • Use of cloud front
  • Creating a cloud front distribution
  • Hosting a website of cloud front distribution
  • Invalidations
  • Configuring origins and behaviors

AWS Route53

  • DNS Concepts and Working
  • Domain registration
  • Configuring record set
  • Configuring DNS with web servers & CDN
  • Routing Tables
  • Troubleshooting

AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

  • What is VPC?
  • VPC configuration
  • Public & Private subnets
  • Internet gateway & NAT gateway
  • VPC security
  • Elastic IP’s
  • Inbound and outbound ACL’s
  • Designing a VPC
  • Gateways
  • Routing Tables
  • VPC Peering
  • Best Practices

Application Integration Services

Simple Notification Service (SNS)

  • What is SNS
  • Creating a topic
  • Create subscription


End User Computing

  • WorkDocs
  • WorkMail
  • Workspaces

Other application services including kinesis, Cognito etc.

Billing & Cost Management

Designing highly available, cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, scalable Infrastructure

Best Security practices & DR

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