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  • Explore AWS terminology and identity and access management
  • Acquaint yourself with important cloud services and features in categories such as compute, network, storage, and databases
  • Define access control to secure AWS resources and set up efficient monitoring
  • Back up your database and ensure high availability by understanding all of the database-related services in the AWS Cloud
  • Integrate AWS with your applications to meet and exceed non-functional requirements
  • Build and deploy cost-effective and highly available applications

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is currently the leader in the public cloud market. With an increasing global interest in leveraging cloud infrastructure, the AWS Cloud from Amazon offers a cutting-edge platform for architecting, building, and deploying web-scale cloud applications.

As more the rate of cloud platform adoption increases, so does the need for cloud certification. The AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate Guide is your one-stop solution to gaining certification. Once you have grasped what AWS and its prerequisites are, you will get insights into different types of AWS services such as Amazon S3, EC2, VPC, SNS, and more to get you prepared with core Amazon services. You will then move on to understanding how to design and deploy highly scalable applications. Finally, you will study security concepts along with the AWS best practices and mock papers to test your knowledge

By the end of this book, you will not only be fully prepared to pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam but also capable of building secure and reliable applications.

  • Build highly reliable and scalable workloads on the AWS platform
  • Pass the exam in less time and with confidence
  • Get up and running with building and managing applications on the AWS platform
Page Count 626
Course Length 18 hours 46 minutes
ISBN 9781789130669
Date Of Publication 31 Oct 2018


Gabriel Ramirez

Gabriel Ramirez is a passionate technologist with a broad experience in the Software Industry, he currently works as an Authorized Trainer for Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud.

He is holder of 9/9 AWS Certifications and does community work by organizing the AWS User Groups in Mexico. He can be found on LinkedIn at

Stuart Scott

Stuart Scott is the AWS content lead at Cloud Academy where he has created over 40 courses reaching tens of thousands of students. His content focuses heavily on cloud security and compliance, specifically on how to implement and configure AWS services to protect, monitor and secure customer data in an AWS environment.

He has written numerous cloud security blogs Cloud Academy and other AWS advanced technology partners. He has taken part in a series of cloud security webinars to share his knowledge and experience within the industry to help those looking to implement a secure and trusted environment.

In January 2016 Stuart was awarded 'Expert of the Year' from Experts Exchange for his knowledge share within cloud services to the community.