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The Zero-to-Pro Program Next Scheduled AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Bootcamp

Runs on Saturdays and Sundays for seven weeks, starting on August 7th, 2021.

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About the Bootcamp

Cloud Computing is expected to generate trillions of dollars in revenues over the next few years as companies increasingly adopt cloud-native and cloud-based services. Cloud solutions save money and speed up the development and deployment of state-of-the-art applications; therefore, cloud computing skills will continue to be in high demand. There is no better time than now to start your cloud career success journey.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the global leader in Cloud Computing for ten years in a row.

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate is the hottest AWS  certificate.

The Bootcamp has been carefully designed to teach you everything you need to ACE the current exam and be prepared for the next step in your AWS path.

By completing this Bootcamp, you will gain an excellent knowledge of AWS services such as EC2, VPC, IAM, RDS, ELB, Auto Scaling, EBS, Serverless, Security, Analytics, Application Integration, Advanced networking, and much more. Moreover, you will gain the confidence you need to sit for the exam and the knowledge you need to pass your technical interviews and continue further in your AWS career.

The Bootcamp comes with an E-Study guide,  a hands-on lab guide, Q&A sessions, and access to a vibrant community of like-minded candidates preparing for the exam.

This instructor-led Bootcamp is instructed by Eissa Abousherif, our renowned instructor, Cloud Infrastructure Architect, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, and CCIE. Eissa has authored the highest-rated AWS content for both AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate and Professional. To date, Eissa has helped tens of thousands of professionals establish their successful Cloud career in over 170 countries. Eissa brings 26+ years of experience as a cloud and Infrastructure architect and a senior instructor.  Join Eissa in this Bootcamp, and rest assured that you will get the AWS foundation right; it is your turn to shine.

The Bootcamp runs multiple times each year; if you get distracted or have an emergence, you can always review the session recording or even come back and attend the next scheduled Bootcamp as long as it starts within your enrollment year.

Establishing your AWS solutions architect career is very rewarding and will continue for years to come. Being an AWS certified professional will eventually become a gateway to financial stability and career success.

 

P.S:

Although there is no pre-requisite AWS knowledge to attend this course, if you come from a non-IT background course and topics such as networking, security, virtualization, containers are not familiar to you, you can watch the free course Cloud and IT Pre-requisite knowledge in our course library.

 


Bootcamp curriculum

  • 1

    Getting Organized and Platform Introduction

    • Welcome to the Course!

    • Getting Organized and Quick Platform Introduction

    • Understanding Content Flow

    • Suggested Study Plan For Best Outcomes

    • Student e-Notebook and Lab Guide Download

    • Cloud and TCP Pre-Requisite Knowledge

  • 2

    Introduction to Cloud Computing

    • Day 1 - Comparing On-premises Data Centers vs. Cloud

    • Day 1 - Private, Public, and Hybrid Cloud

    • Day 1 - Cloud Services (Offering) - IaaS , PaaS, SaaS, XaaS

  • 3

    AWS Services Part I

    • Day 1 - Cloud Pre-Requisite Knowledge and TCP IP - Free Course

    • Day 1 - AWS Global Infrastructure & Creating an AWS Account

    • Day 1 - Exploring the AWS Free Tier - Services you can use for free in AWS.

    • Day 1 - AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) 101

    • Day 1 - AWS IAM Identities and Best Practices

    • Day 1 - Hands-On Lab : Security your AWS account using AWS's best practices

    • Day 1 - Hands-On Lab : Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) for Root User

    • Day 1 - Hands-On Lab : Creating a Cost Budget to avoid unexpected charges

    • Day 2 - Introduction to AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Part I

    • Day 2 - AWS VPC Components - Internet Gateway and Virtual Private Gateway

    • Day 2 - AWS VPC - Public vs. Private Subnets & Hybrid Connectivity 101

    • Day 2 - Introducing the Knowledge In Action Series (Design Assignments)

    • Day 2 - Knowledge In Action : Project 1 - Part 1 - Design an AWS Solution

  • 4

    AWS Services Part II

    • Day 2 - Introduction to Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) - The AWS Compute Service

    • Day 2 - Using SSH to connect to a Linux EC2 instance (Lecture + Hands-On Lab)

    • Day 2 - Using Windows PC to connect to a Linux EC2 instance - Using Putty Agent

    • Day 2 - Private, Public, and Elastic IP Addresses

    • Day 2 - Hands-On Lab : Private, Public, and Elastic IP Addresses

    • Day 2 - Understanding Security Groups

    • Day 2 - Hands-On Lab : Creating and Understanding Security Groups

    • Day 2 - Understanding Network Access Control Lists (Network ACLs)

    • Day 2 - Hands-On Lab : Network Access Control Lists (Network ACLs)

    • Day 3 - Knowledge In Action : Project 1 - Part 2 - Design an AWS Solution

    • Day 3 - Encryption 101

    • Day 3 - AWS Key Management Service (KMS) 101

    • Day 3 - Hands-On Lab : AWS KMS

    • Day 3 - AWS Simple Storage Service 101

    • Day 3 - Hands-On Lab : AWS S3 - Create your first S3 Bucket

    • Day 3 - AWS IAM Access Keys and AWS CLI (Theory and Hands-On Lab)

    • Day 3 - AWS IAM Elements, IAM Policies and IAM Roles.

    • Day 3 - Hands-On Lab : IAM Policies and IAM Roles.

    • Day 3 - Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) & Simple Notification Service (SNS)

    • Day 3 - Knowledge In Action : Project 1 - Part 3 - Design an AWS Solution

    • Day 3 - Amazon CloudFront 101

    • Day 3 - Amazon Route 53 - The DNS Service 101

    • Day 3 - Knowledge In Action : Project 1 - Part 4 - Design an AWS Solution

    • Day 3 - Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) 101 (Theory and Hands-On Lab)

    • Day 3 - Knowledge In Action : Project 1 - Part 5 - Design an AWS Solution

    • Day 3 - Section Quiz - AWS Services Part II

  • 5

    Key Architecture Pillars and AWS Management and Governance 101

    • Day 4 - Understanding Monolithic vs. Microservices Application Architecture

    • Day 4 - High Availability, Fault Tolerance, and Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)

    • Day 4 - Knowledge In Action : Project 1 - Part 6 - Design an AWS Solution

    • Day 4 - Amazon CloudWatch 101

    • Day 4 - Amazon CloudTrail

    • Day 4 - Hands-On Lab : Amazon CloudTrail

    • Day 4 - Disaster Recovery (DR) & DR Approaches in AWS

    • Day 4 - Section Quiz - Key Architecture Pillars

  • 6

    AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) & Hybrid Cloud Networking

    • Day 4 - NAT Instance and NAT Gateway - Explained

    • Day 4 - Hands-On Lab : NAT instance and NAT Gateway

    • Day 4 - Bastion Hosts

    • Day 4 - Hands-On Lab : Bastion Hosts

    • Day 4 - Knowledge In Action : Project 2 Part 2 - Design an AWS Solution

    • Day 4 - VPC Peering & Transit Gateway

    • Day 4 - Hands-On Lab : VPC Peering and Transit Gateway

    • Day 5 - VPC Endpoints

    • Day 5 - Hands-On Lab : VPC Endpoints

    • Day 5 - Knowledge In Action : Project 2 - Part 2 - Design an AWS Solution

    • Day 5 - IPV6 Egress-Only Internet Gateway

    • Day 5 - VPC FlowLogs and HoL

    • Day 5 - AWS Managed Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

    • Day 5 - Amazon Direct Connect & Direct Connect Gateway

    • Day 5 - Section Quiz - VPC and Hybrid Connectivity

  • 7

    Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) & Elastic Block Store (EBS)

    • Day 5 - EC2 Instance Types and Instance Lifecycle

    • Day 5 - EC2 instance Metadata and User Data

    • Day 5 - EC2 Instance Launch Type (Purchase Options)

    • Day 5 - EC2 Spot Instances and Hands On Lab

    • Day 5 - EC2 Instance Placement Groups

    • Day 6 - EC2 Instance Monitoring

    • Day 6 - Elastic Block Store Types

    • Day 6 - EBS Snapshots Operations and Encryption

    • Sec 5 Lec 9 EBS HoL Snapshots Encryption Copying Sharing

    • Day 6 - Hands-On Lab : EBS Snapshots Copying Sharing and Encryption

    • Day 6 - EBS RAID and AWS Batch

    • Day 6 - Section Quiz - EC2 and EBS

  • 8

    Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) & Auto Scaling

    • Day 6 - Elastic Load Balancing - Target Groups, Listeners, and Health Check

    • Day 6 - Hands-On Labs - ELB Target Groups

    • Day 6 - ELB Cross Zone Load Balancing and ELB Design for High Availability

    • Day 6 - ELB and Security Groups

    • Day 6 - ELB and Digital Certificates - Encryption In-Transit

    • Day 7 - Knowledge In Action : Project 3

    • Day 7 - ELB Client IP, Monitoring, Scaling and PFS Support

    • Day 7 - Hands-On Lab : ELB - Client IP Address

    • Day 7 - Application Load Balancer - Specific Features

    • Day 7 - Network Load Balancer (NLB) and Endpoint Services

    • Day 7 - Auto Scaling

    • Day 7 - Hands-On Lab : Auto Scaling - Manual Scaling

    • Day 7 - Auto Scaling - Launch Templates and Scaling Policies

    • Day 7 - Hands-On Lab : Launch Templates and Scaling Policies

    • Day 7 - Knowledge In Action : Project 4

    • Day 7 - Auto Scaling - Lifecycle Hooks and Timers

    • Day 7 - Section Quiz - ELB and Auto Scaling

  • 9

    Relational Database Services (RDS) , Aurora, and Redshift

    • Day 8 - RDS - Multi AZ and Backups (Automated and Manual)

    • Day 8 - Hands-On Lab : Snapshots and Manual Backup

    • Day 8 - RDS Scaling and Read Replicas & RDS Snapshot Operations and Security

    • Day 8 - Hands-On Lab : Read Replicas, Snapshot Operations, and Security

    • Day 8 - Knowledge In Action : Project 5 - Design A Database Tier

    • Day 8 - Amazon Aurora

    • Day 8 - Hands-On Lab: Amazon Aurora

    • Day 8 - Knowledge In Action : Project 6

    • Day 8 - Amazon Aurora Serverless

    • Day 8 - Amazon Redshift

    • Day 8 - Section Quiz - RDS , Aurora, and Redshift

  • 10

    NoSQL Database Services (DynamoDB, ElastiCache, DocumentDB, and Neptune)

    • Day 8 - NoSQL and Introduction to DynamoDB

    • Day 8 - Hands-On Lab : DynamoDB

    • Day 8 - DynamoDB - Advanced Features

    • Day 8 - Knowledge In Action : Project 7

    • Day 8 - ElastiCache

    • Day 8 - Amazon DocumentDB and Neptune (GraphDB)

    • Day 8 - Section Quiz - NoSQL Databases in AWS

  • 11

    Mid-Course Exam

    • Before Mid Course Exam

    • Day 9 - An Assessment Test - Covers All The Previous Sections - Good Luck!

  • 12

    Identity & Access Management - Intermediate

    • Day 10 - Introduction To The Second Half Of The Course

    • Day 10 - IAM - Identity-based Policies

    • Day 10 - Hands-On Lab : Identity-based Policies

    • Day 10 - IAM - Security Token Service (STS) and IAM Roles

    • Day 10 - Hands-On Lab : AssumeRole and Cross Account Access

    • Day 10 - Cross Account Access with External ID

    • Day 10 - IAM - Resource-based Policies, Permissions Boundary & Evaluation Logic

    • Day 10 - Hands-On Lab : Resource-based Policies and Permissions Boundary

    • Day 10 - Knowledge In Action : Project 8 - Design an IAM Identity Policy

    • Day 10 - Section Quiz - IAM Intermediate

  • 13

    Simple Storage Service (S3) - Deep Dive

    • Day 10 - S3 Data Consistency and Lifecycle Policies

    • Day 10 - Hands-On Lab : Storage Classes and Lifecycle Policies

    • Day 10 - S3 Server Side Encryption and Multi Part Upload

    • Day 10 - Hands-On Lab : Server Side Encryption (SSE) and Object Copy

    • Day 10 - S3 Versioning and Cross (and Same) Region Replication [CRR and SRR]

    • Day 10 - Hands-On Lab : S3 Versioning and Cross Region Replication

    • Day 11 - S3 Object and Glacier Vault Lock - and Hands-On Lab

    • Day 11 - S3 Static Website Hosting and Hands-On Lab

    • Day 11 - S3 Features : Pre-Signed URLs, Transfer Acceleration and Requester Pays

    • Day 11 - Hands-On Lab : PreSigned URLs, Transfer Acceleration and Requester Pays

    • Day 11 - S3 Access Control

    • Day 11 - Hands-On Lab : S3 Access Control (Bucket Policy Examples and ACLs)

    • Day 11 - S3 Cross Origin Resource Sharing (CORS)

    • Day 11 - Knowledge In Action - Project 9

    • Day 11 - S3 & Glacier SELECT, Performance Considerations, and AWS Transfer Family

    • Sec 10 Lec 17 S3 Monitoring Notification and Server Access Logs

    • Day 11 - Knowledge In Action - Projects 10 & 11

    • Day 11 - Section Quiz - Simple Storage Service (S3)

  • 14

    CloudFront, Route53, and Global Accelerator

    • Day 11 - CloudFront Deep Dive

    • Day 11 - CloudFront - Advanced Features

    • Day 11 - Hands-On Lab : CloudFront

    • Day 12 - Amazon Route 53 - The AWS DNS Service

    • Day 12 - Hands-On Lab : Amazon Route 53 Lab Setup

    • Day 12 - Hands-On Lab : Alias Records and Simple Routing Policy

    • Day 12 - Hands-On Lab : Route 53 Failover and Latency Routing Policies

    • Day 12 - Route 53 Routing Policies (cont.) & Route 53 Resolver

    • Day 12 - Hands-On Lab : Weighted, Geolocation,& MultiValue Answer Routing

    • Day 12 - Knowledge In Action : Project 12

    • Day 12 - Global Accelerator

    • Day 12 - Hands-On Lab : Global Accelerator

    • Day 12 - Knowledge In Action : Project 13

    • Day 12 - Section Quiz - CloudFront, Route 53, and Global Accelerator

  • 15

    Serverless Computing in AWS

    • Day 13 - AWS Lambda

    • Day 13 - Hands-On Lab : AWS Lambda

    • Day 13 - Lambda@Edge

    • Day 13 - API Gateway

    • Day 13 - Hands-On Lab : API Gateway

    • Day 13 - Knowledge In Action : Project 14

    • Day 13 - Section Quiz - Serverless - AWS Lambda and API Gateway

  • 16

    Storage Services (EFS, FSx, Storage Gateway, Snow Family, Backup and DataSync)

    • Day 13 - Elastic File System (EFS)

    • Day 13 - Hands-On Lab : EFS

    • Day 13 - Amazon FSx

    • Day 13 - Hands-On Lab : Amazon FSx

    • Day 13 - Storage Gateway

    • Day 13 - Hands-On Lab : Storage Gateway

    • Day 13 - Knowledge In Action : Project 15

    • Day 14 - Snow Family

    • Day 14 - Hands-On Lab : Snow Family

    • Day 14 - AWS Backup and Datasync

    • Day 14 - Knowledge In Action : Project 16

    • Day 14 - Section Quiz - Storage Services in AWS

  • 17

    Container Services in AWS (ECS, ECR, EKS)

    • Day 14 - Introduction to Containers and Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS)

    • Day 14 - Hands-On Lab : Docker Image and Amazon ECR

    • Day 14 - Amazon ECS - Features and Use Cases

    • Sec 14 Lec 4 ECS HoL

    • Day 14 - Knowledge In Action : Project 17

    • Day 14 - Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)

    • Day 14 - Section Quiz - Container Services in AWS

  • 18

    Notifications, Application Integration, and Messaging Services in AWS

    • Day 14 - Amazon Simple Queue Service - Deep Dive

    • Day 14 - Hands-On Lab : SQS

    • Day 14 - Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) - Deep Dive

    • Day 14 - Hands-On Lab : Amazon SNS

    • Day 15 - Amazon MQ and Step Functions

    • Day 15 - Knowledge In Action: Project 18

    • Day 15 -Section Quiz: Application Integration, Notification & Messaging Services

  • 19

    Management and Monitoring in AWS (CloudWatch, CloudWatch Logs, and EventBridge)

    • Day 15 - CloudWatch and CloudWatch Alarms

    • Day 15 - Hands-On Lab: CloudWatch Alarms

    • Day 15 - CloudWatch Logs

    • Day 15 - Hands-On Lab: CloudWatch Logs

    • Day 15 - Amazon EventBridge (The Successor of CloudWatch Events)

    • Day 15 - Hands-On Lab: Amazon EventBridge

    • Day 15 - Section Quiz - Management and Monitoring in AWS

  • 20

    Governance, Deployment Automation, and Operations in AWS

    • Day 15 - AWS Organizations

    • Day 15 - Hands-On Lab : AWS Organizations and Service Control Policies

    • Day 15 - AWS CloudFormation

    • Day 15 - Hands-On Lab : AWS CloudFormation Stack

    • Day 15 - Elastic Beanstalk

    • Day 15 - Hands-On Lab : Elastic Beanstalk

    • Day 16 - AWS OpsWorks

    • Day 16 - Knowledge In Action : Project 19

    • Day 16 - Systems Manager (SSM) and Parameter Store

    • Day 16 - Secrets Manager

    • Day 16 - Hands-On Lab : Parameter Store and Secrets Manager

    • Day 16 - AWS Config

    • Day 16 - Hands-On Lab : AWS Config

    • Day 16 - AWS Trusted Advisor

    • Day 16 - Knowledge In Action : Project 20

    • Day 16 - Section Quiz - Governance, Deployment Automation, and Operations in AWS

  • 21

    Security, Identity, and Compliance Services

    • Day 16 - AWS CloudHSM (Hardware Security Module)

    • Day 16 - AWS Shield (Standard and Advanced) for DDoS Protection in AWS

    • Day 16 - Hands-On Lab : AWS Shield Advanced

    • Day 16 - AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF)

    • Day 16 - Hands-On Lab : AWS WAF

    • Day 16 - Knowledge In Action : Project 21

    • Day 16 - Amazon GuardDuty

    • Day 16 - Amazon Inspector

    • Day 16 - Amazon Macie

    • Day 17 - Knowledge In Action : Project 22

    • Day 17 - Amazon Cognito

    • Day 17 - AWS Directory Services

    • Day 17 - Knowledge In Action : Project 23

    • Day 17 - AWS Single Sign-On (SSO)

    • Day 17 - Section Quiz - Security, Identity, and Compliance Services.

  • 22

    Analytics Services in AWS

    • Day 17 - Amazon Redshift Spectrum

    • Day 17 - Amazon Elastic Map Reduce (EMR)

    • Day 17 - Amazon Athena

    • Day 17 - Hands-On Lab : Amazon Athena

    • Day 17 - AWS Glue

    • Day 17 - Hands-On Lab : AWS Glue

    • Day 17 - Knowledge In Action : Project 24

    • Day 17 - Amazon Kinesis Data Streams

    • Day 17 - Hands-On "Super" Lab : Kinesis Data Streams

    • Day 17 - Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose & Data Analytics

    • Day 17 - Hands-On "Super" Lab : Kinesis Data Firehose

    • Day 17 - Amazon QuickSight

    • Day 17 - AWS Data Pipeline

    • Day 17 - Knowledge In Action : Project 25

    • Day 17 - Section Quiz - Analytics Services in AWS

  • 23

    Additional Services (Services that feature as distractor answers)

    • Day 18 - Amazon Elasticsearch

    • Day 18 - Elastic Transcoder

    • Day 18 - Amazon AppSync

    • Day 18 - Amazon WorkSpaces

    • Day 18 - Amazon WorkDocs

    • Day 18 - AWS X-Ray

    • Day 18 - AWS Database Migration Service (DMS)

    • Day 18 - AWS Resource Access Manager (RAM)

    • Day 18 - AWS Cost Explorer

    • Day 18 - Section Quiz - Additional Services

  • 24

    Full Length Mock Exams

    • Day 18 - Exam Knowledge Section Introduction

    • Day 18 - Exam Blue Print - What To Expect

    • Day 18 - Schedule The Exam + 30 mts Extra Time + Exam Fee Discounts

    • Day 22 - Full Length Mock Exam I (Study Mode)

    • Full Length Exam I (Exam Mode: 65 Questions - 72% Passing Score - Randomized Qs - Duration 130 minutes [Time Yourself])

    • Day 23 - Full Length Mock Exam II (Study Mode)

    • Full Length Exam II (Exam Mode: 65 Questions - 72% Passing Score - Randomized Qs - Duration 130 minutes [Time Yourself])

What is (or isn't) included in this Bootcamp

What you will get as part of this Bootcamp is as follows:

  • One year unlimited retakes - Live instructor-led sessions and recordings to explain everything in the exam scope.

  • One year access to the Bootcamp sessions' recording to help in case you miss one session due to personal reasons.

  • One year unlimited access to the Bootcamp's E-Study Guide, Lab Guide, and any scheduled Q&A Sessions.

  • Access to a vibrant community exclusive to Bootcamp members to share knowledge, ask questions, motivate one another, all moderated by our renowned instructors.

  • Group Q&A sessions as determined by the instructor.

  • 24 Hours or less response time to all Bootcamp related queries.

  • Exam scheduling or Exam Fees/Voucher.

  • Access to a DolfinED sandbox or paid lab. However, we will guide you on how to setup your one year free-tier AWS account so you can practice all hands-on labs.

  • One-on-One coaching or dedicated time with the instructor. However, the instructors are very active in the Bootcamp community and can be reached during scheduled Bootcamp sessions.

Instructor

Eissa Abousherif

Founder, Training and Content Development Lead @ DolfinED

A passionate cloud infrastructure architect with 26+ years of experience, holding many industry certificates from top vendors including AWS and Cisco, to name a few. During his career, Eissa led pre-sales and post-sales activities for projects of USD 250M+ in Total Contract Value (TCV) across multiple industry verticals. Eissa brings all his experience and passion for sharing knowledge and enabling others to prosper and reach their goals, which were the seed for DolfinED. Eissa has authored the highest-rated AWS courses on the internet, both at the associate and professional levels. Moreover, he trained 100,000+ learners around the globe both online and in class. Now it is your turn to learn with Eissa and become a Cloud Pro.

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