AWS Solution Architect – Associate Latest course Contents [2020]

With the new year, 2020 AWS get modified a new/additional Course content for AWS Solution Architect-Associate
https://aws.amazon.com/certification/certified-solutions-architect-associate/

*Course Introduction
*AWS and SA Fundamentals

*Server/Compute (EC2) Fundamentals
EC2 Architecture
Instance Types and Sizes
EC2 Storage Architecture
EBS Snapshots
Security Groups
Instance Metadata
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/concepts.html

*Server/Compute (EC2) Intermediate
AMI
Bootstrap
Instance ENI, IP, and DNS
Instance Roles
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/AMIs.html

Server/Compute (EC2) Advanced
EBS Volume and Snapshot Encryption
EBS Optimization, Enhanced Networking, and Placement Groups
EC2 Billing Models: Spot, Spot, Reserved, Dedicated Hosts
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/AmazonEBS.html

*Serverless Compute (Lambda)
What Are APIs and Microservices?
Serverless and Event-Driven Architectures
Lambda Essentials
API Gateway Essentials
Step Functions
https://aws.amazon.com/lambda/
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/lambda/latest/dg/welcome.html

*Container-Based Compute and Microservices
Docker Essentials
ECS
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonECS/latest/developerguide/Welcome.html

*AWS Product Fundamentals
Introduction to S3
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/dev/Welcome.html
Introduction to CloudFormation
https://aws.amazon.com/cloudformation/

*Networking
Networking Fundamentals
Seven-Layer OSI Model
IP Addressing Basics
Subnetting
IP Routing
Firewalls
Proxy Servers

*Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
Subnets
Routing and Internet Gateway
Bastion Host/JumpBox
NAT, NAT Instance, and NAT Gateway
Network ACLs
https://docs.amazonaws.cn/en_us/vpc/latest/userguide/what-is-amazon-vpc.html

*Advanced VPC
VPC Peering
VPC Endpoints
IPv6 within AWS
Egress-Only Gateway
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/vpc/latest/peering/what-is-vpc-peering.html

*Global DNS (Route 53) Fundamentals
Domain Registration
Private vs. Public Hosted Zones
RecordSet Types
Health Checks
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/route53/

*Global DNS (Route 53) Advanced
Routing Policy: Simple
Routing Policy: Failover
Routing Policy: Weighted
Routing Policy: Latency
Routing Policy: Geolocation
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/Route53/latest/DeveloperGuide/routing-policy.html

*Storage and Content Delivery
S3 Architecture and Features
Permissions
Transferring Data to S3
Encryption
Static Websites and CORS
Object Versioning
Pre signed URLs
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/dev/Welcome.html

*S3 Performance and Resilience
Storage Tiers/Classes
Lifecycle Policies and Intelligent-Tiering
Cross-Region Replication (CRR)
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/dev/object-lifecycle-mgmt.html
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/dev/replication.html

*IAM (Identity and Access Management)
IAM Essentials
IAM Policies
IAM Users
IAM Groups
IAM Access Keys
Securing Account — Creating an IAM User and Setting Up the CLI
IAM Roles
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/IAM/latest/UserGuide/introduction.html

*Multi-Account Management and Organizations
AWS Organizations
Role Switching Between Accounts
*CloudFront
CloudFront Architecture
Origin Access Identity (OAI)
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/cloudfront/index.html
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonCloudFront/latest/DeveloperGuide/Resources.html

*Network File Systems
EFS Fundamentals
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/efs/latest/ug/whatisefs.html

*Databases
Database Fundamentals
Database Models
SQL — RDS
RDS Essentials
RDS Backups and Restore
RDS Resiliency: Multi-AZ
RDS Read Replicas
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/rds/index.html
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/UserGuide/CHAP_GettingStarted.html

SQL — Aurora
Aurora Essentials
Parallel Queries and Aurora Global
Aurora Serverless Essentials
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/AuroraUserGuide/Aurora.AuroraMySQL.html

NoSQL – DynamoDB
DynamoDB Essentials:
Tables and Items
Query and Scan
DynamoDB Performance and Billing
DynamoDB Streams and Triggers
DynamoDB Indexes – LSI & GSI
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/dynamodb/
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/amazondynamodb/latest/developerguide/Introduction.html

*In-Memory Caching
DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX)
ElastiCache
https://aws.amazon.com/dynamodb/dax/
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/elasticache/index.html

*HA & Scaling
Load Balancing and Auto Scaling
Load Balancing Fundamentals
classic Load Balancers and Health Checks
Application Load Balancers
Network Load Balancers
Launch Templates and Configurations
Auto Scaling Groups
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/elasticloadbalancing/
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/elasticloadbalancing/latest/classic/introduction.html
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/elasticloadbalancing/latest/application/introduction.html
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/elasticloadbalancing/latest/network/introduction.html

*VPN and Direct Connect
VPC VPN
Direct Connect Architecture
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/vpc/latest/userguide/vpn-connections.html

*Snowball
Snowball, Snowball Edge, and Snowmobile
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/snowball/

*Data and DB Migration
Storage Gateway
Database Migration Service
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/dms/index.html

*Identity Federation
What Is Identity Federation?
Use Identity Federation
https://aws.amazon.com/identity/federation/

*Application, Analytics, and Operations
*Application Integration
Simple Notification Service (SNS)
Simple Queue Service (SQS)
Elastic Transcoder
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/sns/
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/sqs/

*Analytics
Athena
Elastic MapReduce (EMR)
Kinesis and Firehose
Redshift
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/athena/
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/emr/
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/kinesis/index.html

*Logging and Monitoring
CloudWatch
CloudWatch Logs
CloudTrail
Flow Logs
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonCloudWatch/latest/monitoring/cloudwatch_concepts.html
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/awscloudtrail/latest/userguide/cloudtrail-user-guide.html

*Operations
CloudWatch Events
KMS Essentials
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/kms/

*Deployment
Elastic Beanstalk
OpsWorks
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/elasticbeanstalk/latest/dg/Welcome.html
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/opsworks/latest/userguide/welcome.html

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