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Exam Prep Enhanced Course: AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional (SAP-C02)

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Overview

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In this intermediate-level course from Amazon Web Services (AWS), you learn how to assess your preparedness for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional (SAP-C02) exam. The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional (SAP-C02) exam validates a candidate’s advanced technical skills and experience in designing optimized AWS solutions that are based on the AWS Well-Architected Framework.


Learn how to prepare for the exam by exploring the exam’s topic areas and how they align to developing on AWS and to specific areas of study. Gauge your understanding of topics and concepts from each task statement grouped by domain. Reinforce your knowledge and identify learning gaps with hands-on exercises and explanations of exam-style questions. Explore learning strategies to identify incorrect responses by interpreting the concepts that are being tested in the exam using the question explanations. Then, determine your readiness to take the exam with the Official Practice Exam.


Course level: Intermediate

Duration: 10 Hours 30 Minutes


Activities

This course includes the following:

  • Videos by an expert instructor who delivers presentations and reviews exam-style questions.
  • Hands-on exercises (builder labs) that help validate skills readiness.
  • Official Practice Questions (Question Set, Bonus Questions, and a Practice Exam) written in same style as AWS Certification exams. All questions include detailed feedback and recommended resources to help you prepare for the exam.

Course objectives

In this course, you will do the following:

  1. Understand the knowledge tested by the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional (SAP-C02) exam.
  2. Evaluate your gaps in knowledge of the exam topics.
  3. Validate your readiness to take the exam.

Intended audience

This course is intended for individuals who do the following:

  1. Perform a solutions architect role.
  2. Have 2 or more years of experience using AWS services to design and implement cloud solutions.
  3. Have the ability to evaluate cloud application requirements and make architectural recommendations for deployment of applications on AWS.
  4. Can provide expert guidance about architectural design that extends across multiple applications and projects within a complex organization.
  5. Are preparing for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional (SAP-C02) exam.

Prerequisites

We recommend that learners take the following courses (or similar courses) before taking this course:

  • Advanced Architecting on AWS (paid classroom training) 
  • Architecting on AWS – Accelerator – Online Course Supplement  

Course outline

Module 1: Get to know the exam

  • Introduction to AWS Certification
  • Introduction to AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional (SAP-C02)
  • Overview: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional (SAP-C02)
  • Exam guide: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional (SAP-C02)
  • Comparison: SAP-C01 to SAP-C02

Module 2: Get to know exam-style questions

  • Introduction to exam-style questions
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Official Practice Question Set (SAP-C02)
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Sample Questions (SAP-C02)

Module 3: Learn about exam topics

  • AWS training suggestions
  • Whitepapers

Module 4: Prepare for the exam

Domain 1: Design Solutions for Organizational Complexity

  • Domain 1 introduction
  • Architect network connectivity strategies
  • Prescribe security controls
  • Design reliable and resilient architecture
  • Design a multi-account AWS environment
  • Determine cost optimization and visibility strategies
  • Domain 1: Question walkthrough 1
  • Domain 1: Question walkthrough 2
  • Domain 1: Question walkthrough 3

Domain 2: Design for New Solutions

  • Domain 2 introduction
  • Design a deployment strategy to meet business requirements
  • Design a solution to ensure business continuity
  • Determine security controls based on requirements
  • Design a strategy to meet reliability requirements
  • Design a solution to meet performance objectives
  • Determine a cost optimization strategy to meet solution goals and objectives
  • Domain 2: Question walkthrough 1
  • Domain 2: Question walkthrough 2
  • Domain 2: Question walkthrough 3

Domain 3: Continuous Improvement for Existing Solutions

  • Domain 3 introduction
  • Determine a strategy to improve overall operational excellence
  • Determine a strategy to improve security
  • Determine a strategy to improve performance
  • Determine a strategy to improve reliability
  • Identify opportunities for cost optimizations
  • Domain 3: Question walkthrough 1
  • Domain 3: Question walkthrough 2
  • Domain 3: Question walkthrough 3

Domain 4: Accelerate Workload Migration and Modernization

  • Domain 4 introduction
  • Select existing workloads and processes for potential migration
  • Determine the optimal migration approach for existing workloads
  • Determine a new architecture for existing workloads
  • Determine opportunities for modernization and enhancements
  • Domain 4: Question walkthrough 1
  • Domain 4: Question walkthrough 2
  • Domain 4: Question walkthrough 3

Labs and additional resources

  • Lab assessment: Designing for resiliency and cost
  • Lab assessment: Enhance Amazon CloudFront Origin
  • Additional Resources

Module 5: Determine exam readiness

  • Overview: bonus questions and practice exam
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Bonus Questions (SAP-C02)
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Official Practice Exam (SAP-C02)

Module 6: Register for the exam

Module 7: Course close

Module 8: Course survey

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