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Learning the AWS Well-Architected Framework

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Get a high-level introduction to the AWS Well-Architected Framework, the tool for improving the security, performance, resilience, and efficiency of your cloud-based architectures.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well-Architected Framework helps enterprise architects build more secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient cloud-based infrastructure for their applications. Amazon created the Framework to promote AWS best practices and help architects and engineers get up and running more quickly. This course serves as a high-level introduction, providing a general overview of the Framework, its benefits, and its five pillars: operational excellence, security, reliability, performance efficiency, and cost optimization. Instructor Mark Wilkins also provides demos of the main Framework tools, including the Well-Architected Tool, Well-Architected Labs, and other resources.


  • Understanding the AWS Well-Architected Framework
  • What you should know
1. Understanding the Well-Architected Framework
  • Rational: Well-Architected Framework
  • Pillars: The Well-Architected Framework
2. Getting Started with the Well-Architected Framework
  • Operational excellence pillar overview
  • Security pillar overview
  • Reliability pillar overview
  • Performance efficiency overview
  • Cost optimization overview
  • General design principals
  • Demo: The Well-Architected Tool
  • Demo: AWS Well-Architected labs and other resources
  • Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Mark Wilkins

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