AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate - Prep Course [Video]

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  • Recap IAM, S3, and EC2 and exam tips
  • Recap RDS, Cloudformation, Elastic Beanstalk, SQS, SNS, SWF, and exam tips
  • Recap VPC, NATs, Bastions, and exam tips
  • Know what to expect going into the exam
  • Get final and last minute exam tips
  • Know the exam format and structure to score better

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect: Associate Exam is intended for individuals with experience designing distributed applications and systems on the AWS platform. This course will prepare you for the exam, and contains a summary of all of the content required, along with tips, hints, and sample questions. The course summarizes the usage of technologies such as IAM, VPCs, RDS, EC2, S3, and Application services. It also shows you the capabilities of each, as well as best practices and when to use them.

Finally, we summarize the contents and add additional exam tips from the previous courses. By the end of this course, you’ll feel confident that you have a good understanding of what Certified Solution Architects need to know. 

Style and Approach

This comprehensive yet easy to follow tutorial is all you need to ensure that you clear the AWS Certified Solution Architect Exam 2017. Filled with essential tips, hints, sample questions, and quizzes, it’s designed to get you ready for the test.

  • An easy to follow summary of all the concepts required, along with tips, hints, and sample questions to help you clear the exam
  • Get IAM and VPCs, S3 and EC2, RDS, DNS, and Application Services tips to get ahead and interactive quiz
  • Understand the exam format and structure, with the Mega Quiz and tips to make sure you get certified!
Course Length 3 hours 7 minutes
ISBN 9781788291675
Date Of Publication 28 Nov 2017


Raluca Bolovan

Colibri Ltd. is a technology consultancy company founded in 2015 by James Cross and Ingrid Funie. The company works to help their clients navigate the rapidly changing and complex world of emerging technologies, with deep expertise in areas such as Big Data, Data Science, Machine Learning, and Cloud Computing.

Over the past few years, they have worked with some of the world's largest and most prestigious companies, including a tier 1 investment bank, a leading management consultancy group, and one of the world's most popular soft drinks companies, helping each of them to better make sense of their data and process it in more intelligent ways.

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Our author, Raluca Bolovan is a DevOps Engineer, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, and AWS Certified Developer.

She graduated with a first class honours Meng degree in Computing (Software Engineering) from Imperial College London. She worked in Investment Banking for three years with technologies such as Python, Java, and Spring. She then moved into the FinTech industry and has written microservices running on Docker on AWS.

Raluca has several years of experience architecting and implementing new solutions on the AWS platform. She has built, among others, a serverless ETL and data warehousing solution using AWS Lambda, DynamoDB, Redshift, and S3 as the principal components.

She is also interested in new technologies. She has worked in her career so far in most aspects of technology roles, ranging from front-end development with JavaScript and Django to back-end with microservices in Java 8 and Postgres and more recently DevOps on AWS. If the technology could be the solution for the task at hand, she will definitely try it.