• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this course, you will discover how to monitor your Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources through virtual private cloud (VPC) flow logs, CloudWatch, and CloudTrail, and examine how to improve app performance. This course can be used in preparation for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect-Professional SAPC01 certification exam. Begin by learning how to enable CloudWatch alarms, monitor EC2 instance activity, and retrieve an EC2 instance system log. Then view S3 bucket metrics, configure inventory for S3, enable S3 bucket access, logging, and configure S3 bucket event monitoring. Next, learners use VPC flow logs for analyzing network traffic, undertake an examination of CloudTrail auditing services, and become familiar with using the graphical user interface (GUI) to view CloudTrail events. Explore how auto scaling increases application availability and performance and how to create an EC2 launch configuration auto scaling group. Examine the benefits of database caching with the Elasticache, specifically, how to deploy a Memcached and a Redis ElastiCache cluster, and finally, the use of a CloudFront content delivery network and how to deploy a CloudFront configuration.

Learning Objectives

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Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Network Services
  • Systems Development