AWS Certified Solutions Architect: Everything you wanted to know
AWS Certified Solutions Architect: Everything you wanted to know

If you are aspiring to build a career in cloud computing, there is no alternative to  Amazon Web Services  (AWS) certified courses. The  AWS  Certified  Solutions Architect  course is the best place to jump start your career in cloud. 

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect examination is designed for engineers wanting to make it big in the role of a Solutions Architect. The exam validates the knowledge of how an architect will deploy secure and robust applications on the AWS platform. The AWS certified Solutions Architect will be someone who will define a solution using architectural design principles based on customer requirements, provide implementation guidance on best practices to the company throughout the software’s lifecycle. 

Here’s what you will learn: 

The exam covers fundamentals of AWS architectural principles and services. Apart from that, you will learn following elements: 

 Storage: S3, S3 Transfer Acceleration Glacier, Storage Gateway, Snowball. 

 Security: Identity Access Management (IAM) 

 Database: DynamoDB, RDS, Redshift, ElastiCache. 

 Compute: Elastic Beanstalk, EC2, Lambda. 

 Application Services: Simple Queue Service (SQS), Elastic Transcoder, Kinesis, Simple Notification Service (SNS). 

 Networking: Route 53, VPC, CloudFront, API Gateway 

Certification exam pattern: 

•Number of Questions: 60 MCQ Type 

•Duration : 130 Minutes 

•Passing Score: 65% 

•Exam is available in English, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese 

How to get started? 

•You should have an AWS free tier account to get started. You can sign up for the account on the AWS website. Once you sign up, you can start learning about the AWS console and its various elements. 

•It is recommended that you complete the Architecting on AWS course. This course covers fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on AWS. You can learn how to optimize the AWS cloud by end of this 3-days course. 


Other useful resources: 

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Official Study Guide: Associate Exam 

This reference book contains all the necessary material that will help you crack the exam. If you practice the sample questions mentioned in this book, that will be sufficient to clear the exam. The book contains online quizzes, practice tests, which are extremely useful. 

You can also take TechGig Challenges on AWS and take our Skill Tests designed by experts to get started on AWS.

Source: techgig.com


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