AWS SysOps Associate is designed to teach those in a Systems Administrator or Developer Operations (DevOps) role how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the AWS platform. The course covers the specific AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment, as well as common techniques used throughout the industry for configuring and deploying systems.

Course Objectives

This course is designed to teach you how to:

  • Use standard AWS infrastructure features such as Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Elastic Load Balancing, and Auto Scaling from the command line viagra sans ordonnance pas cher
  • Use AWS CloudFormation and other automation technologies to produce stacks of AWS resources that can be deployed in an automated, repeatable fashion
  • Build functioning virtual private networks with Amazon VPC from the ground up using the AWS Management Console
  • Deploy Amazon EC2 instances using command line calls and troubleshoot the most common problems with instances
  • Monitor the health of Amazon EC2 instances and other AWS services
  • Manage user identity, AWS permissions, and security in the cloud
  • Manage resource consumption in an AWS account using tools such as Amazon CloudWatch, tagging, and Trusted Advisor
  • Select and implement the best strategy for creating reusable Amazon EC2 instances
  • Configure a set of Amazon EC2 instances that launch behind a load balancer, with the system scaling up and down in response to demand
  • Edit and troubleshoot a basic AWS CloudFormation stack definition

Intended Audience

This course is intended for:

  • System Administrators
  • Software Developers, especially those in a Developer Operations (DevOps) role


We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

  • Attended the AWS Cloud Foundation
  • Background in either software development or systems administration
  • Some experience with maintaining operating systems at the command line (shell scripting in Linux environments, cmd or PowerShell in Windows)
  • Basic knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP)

Delivery Method

This course will be delivered through a mix of:

  • Instructor-Led Training (ILT)
  • Hands-on Labs

Course Outline

Day 1

Domain 1.0: Monitoring and Metrics

1.1  Demonstrate ability to monitor availability and performance

1.2  Demonstrate ability to monitor and manage billing and cost optimization processes

Domain 2.0: High Availability

2.1  Implement scalability and elasticity based on scenario

2.2  Ensure level of fault tolerance based on business needs


Day 2

Domain 3.0: Analysis

3.1  Optimize the environment to ensure maximum performance

3.2  Identify performance bottlenecks and implement remedies

3.3  Identify potential issues on a given application deployment

Domain 4.0: Deployment and Provisioning

4.1  Demonstrate the ability to build the environment to conform with the architected design

4.2  Demonstrate the ability to provision cloud resources and manage implementation automation

Domain 5.0: Data Management

5.1  Demonstrate ability to create backups for different services

5.2  Demonstrate ability to enforce compliance requirements

5.3  Manage backup and disaster recovery processes

Day 3

Domain 6.0: Security

6.1  Implement and manage security policies

6.2  Ensure data integrity and access controls when using the AWS platform

6.3  Demonstrate understanding of the shared responsibility model

6.4  Demonstrate ability to prepare for security assessment use of AWS

Domain 7.0: Networking

7.1  Demonstrate ability to implement networking features of AWS

7.2  Demonstrate ability to implement connectivity features of AWS