AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA-CO1) Cert Guide

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA-CO1) Cert Guide

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The AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification demonstrates your expertise in architecting and deploying secure and robust applications on the world's leading cloud platform, Amazon Web Services. AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Cert Guide is the comprehensive self-study resource for Amazon's valuable new exam.

Designed for all AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate candidates, this guide covers every exam objective concisely and logically, with extensive teaching features designed to promote retention and understanding. You'll find:

Pre-chapter quizzes to assess knowledge upfront and focus your study more efficiently
Foundation topics sections that explain concepts and configurations, and link theory to practice
Key topics sections calling attention to every figure, table, and list you must know
Exam Preparation sections with additional chapter review features
Final preparation chapter providing tools and resources to help you craft your review and test-taking strategies and optimize your study time
A customizable practice test library
More than 60 minutes of bonus video mentoring
A 70% discount off the Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test

This guide offers comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of all AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate topics related to:

Designing and deploying scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on AWS
Lifting and shifting existing on-premises applications to AWS
Managing ingress and egress of data to and from AWS
Selecting appropriate AWS services based on data, compute, database, or security requirements
Appropriately using AWS architectural best practices
Estimating AWS costs and identifying cost-control mechanisms
Improving performance with caching, and designing for elasticity
Securing application tiers and data
Implementing features for operational excellence, and more
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 416 pages
  • 190 x 230 x 10mm | 534g
  • Pearson It Certification
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0789760495
  • 9780789760494
  • 907,947

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Learn, prepare, and practice for AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA-C01) exam success with this Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT certification learning.

Master AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA-C01) exam topics

Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes

Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks

Practice with realistic exam questions

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA-C01) Cert Guide is a best-of-breed exam study guide. Best-selling author and expert instructor Anthony Sequeira shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. The material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

The book presents you with an organized test-preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. Review questions help you assess your knowledge, and a final preparation chapter guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your final study plan.

The companion website contains the powerful Pearson Test Prep practice test software, complete with hundreds of exam-realistic questions. The assessment engine offers you a wealth of customization options and reporting features, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most.

Well regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

The study guide helps you master all the topics on the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam, including how to

Design resilient architectures that ensure storage high availability while providing for decoupling mechanisms, multitier infrastructure, and high availability

Define performant architectures with efficient storage and databases, caching optimizations, and improved elasticity

Specify secure applications and architectures, encompassing application tiers, data, and networking infrastructure

Design cost-optimized architectures, addressing both storage and compute

Define operationally excellent architectures, and understand their characteristics
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Table of contents

1. The Fundamentals of AWS
2. Designing Resilient Storage
3. Designing Decoupling Mechanisms
4. Designing a Multi-Tier Infrastructure
5. Designing High Availability Architectures
6. Choosing Performant Storage
7. Choosing Performant Databases
8. Improving Performance with Caching
9. Designing for Elasticity
10. Securing Application Tiers
11. Securing Data
12. Networking Infrastructure for a Single VPC Application
13. Cost Optimized Storage
14. Cost Optimized Compute
15. Features for Operational Excellence
16. Final Preparation
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About Anthony Sequeira

Anthony Sequeira, CCIE No. 15626, is a seasoned trainer and author regarding various levels and tracks of Cisco, Microsoft, and AWS certifications. In 1994, Anthony formally began his career in the information technology industry with IBM in Tampa, Florida. He quickly formed his own computer consultancy, Computer Solutions, and then discovered his true passion-teaching and writing about information technologies.
Anthony joined Mastering Computers in 1996 and lectured to massive audiences around the world about the latest in computer technologies. Mastering Computers became the revolutionary online training company KnowledgeNet, and Anthony trained there for many years.
Anthony is currently pursuing his second CCIE in the area of Cisco Data Center! He is a full-time instructor at CBT Nuggets.
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