Advanced Architecting on AWS

Learn how to solve architectural design problems from an expert AWS instructor, explore a variety of infrastructures through guided discussions and hands-on activity and build highly scalable and cost effective applications.

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The 3-day AWS Certified Advanced Architecting course will explore AWS services that can be applied to solve architectural problems. You’ll find opportunities to combine your new knowledge with critical thinking and problem-solving skills, through a series of use case scenarios and practical learning. This course culminates in a final review project to reinforce what you’ve learned throughout the three days.

Course overview

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Type: Classroom (virtual and in person)
  • Length: 3 days

Key Features of the course

Intensive training

Get 16-hours of interactive and intensive training.

Easy learning

Intermediate level for easy and flexible learning.

Continuous Learning

The course includes case study based discussions and lab sessions .

AWS Computing

Master the AWS Cloud computing skills .

Practice AWS

Learn to how apply relevant AWS services in your enterprise

Renowned AWS partner

Xebia is accredited partner for AWS Certification


Topics Covered

  • Module 1: Reviewing Architecting Concepts
    • Group Exercise: Review Architecting on AWS core best practices
    • Lab 1: Securing Amazon S3 VPC Endpoint Communications
  • Module 2: Single to Multiple Accounts
    • AWS Organizations for multi-account access and permissions
    • AWS SSO to simplify access and authentication across AWS accounts and third-party services
    • AWS Control Tower
    • Permissions, access, and authentication
  • Module 3: Hybrid Connectivity
    • AWS Client VPN authentication and control
    • AWS Site-to-Site VPN
    • AWS Direct Connect for hybrid public and private connections
    • Increasing bandwidth and reducing cost
    • Basic, high, and maximum resiliency
    • Amazon Route 53 Resolver DNS resolution
  • Module 4: Specialized Infrastructure
    • AWS Storage Gateway solutions
    • On-demand VMware Cloud on AWS
    • Extending cloud infrastructure services with AWS Outposts
    • AWS Local Zones for latency-sensitive workloads
    • Your 5G network with and without AWS Wavelength
  • Module 5: Connecting Networks
    • Simplifying private subnet connections
    • VPC isolation with a shared services VPC
    • Transit Gateway Network Manager and VPC Reachability Analyzer
    • AWS Resource Access Manager
    • AWS PrivateLink and endpoint services
    • Lab 2: Configuring Transit Gateways
  • Module 6: Containers
    • Container solutions compared to virtual machines
    • Docker benefits, components, solutions architecture, and versioning
    • Container hosting on AWS to reduce cost
    • Managed container services: Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) and Amazon
    • Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS)
    • AWS Fargate
    • Lab 3: Deploying an Application with Amazon EKS on Fargate
  • Module 7: Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)
    • CI/CD solutions and impact
    • CI/CD automation with AWS CodePipeline
    • Deployment models
    • AWS CloudFormation StackSets to improve deployment management
  • Module 8: High Availability and DDoS Protection
    • Common DDoS attacks layers
    • AWS WAF
    • AWS WAF web access control lists (ACLs), real-time metrics, logs, and security automation
    • AWS Shield Advanced services and AWS DDoS Response Team (DRT) services
    • AWS Network Firewall and AWS Firewall Manager to protect accounts at scale
  • Module 9: Securing Data
    • What cryptography is, why you would use it, and how to use it
    • AWS KMS
    • AWS CloudHSM architecture
    • FIPS 140-2 Level 2 and Level 3 encryption
    • Secrets Manager
  • Module 10: Large-Scale Data Stores
    • Amazon S3 data storage management including storage class, inventory, metrics, and policies
    • Data lake vs. data warehouse: Differences, benefits, and examples
    • AWS Lake Formation solutions, security, and control
    • Lab 4: Setting Up a Data Lake with Lake Formation
  • Module 11: Large-Scale Applications
    • What edge services are and why you would use them
    • Improve performance and mitigate risk with Amazon CloudFront
    • Lambda@Edge
    • AWS Global Accelerator: IP addresses, intelligent traffic distribution, and health checks
    • Lab 5: Migrating an On-Premises NFS Share Using AWS DataSync and Storage Gateway
  • Module 12: Optimizing Cost
    • On-premises and cloud acquisition/deprecation cycles
    • Cloud cost management tools including reporting, control, and tagging
    • Examples and analysis of the five pillars of cost optimization
  • Module 13: Migrating Workloads
    • Business drivers and the process for migration
    • Successful customer practices
    • The 7 Rs to migrate and modernize
    • Migration tools and services from AWS
    • Migrating databases and large data stores
    • AWS Schema Conversion Tool (AWS SCT)
  • Module 14: Capstone Project
    • Use the Online Course Supplement (OCS) to review use cases, investigate data, and answer architecting design questions about Transit Gateway, hybrid connectivity, migration, and cost optimization.


In order to attend the course, the attendee must have:

Knowledge and experience with core AWS services from the compute, storage, networking, and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) categories. At least one of the following:

  • Attended the Architecting on AWS classroom training OR
  • Achieved the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification OR
  • Have at least 1 year of experience operating AWS workloads

What does Xebia provide differently?

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Hands-on And Practical Learning Experience

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Certification Process

  • 01

    Enroll in Advanced Architecting on AWS course

  • 02

    Pass the exam

  • 03

    Get certified as an Advanced Architecting on AWS

Industry Connect

Who should attend this course?

  • Cloud architects

  • Solutions architects

  • Anyone who designs solutions for cloud infrastructures

What skills will you learn in the course?

You’ll learn how to secure Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) virtual private cloud (VPC) endpoint connections in a lab environment.

Best practices for what services to use and how to implement permissions managemen

You’ll learn AWS hybrid network designs to address traffic increases and streamline remote work while ensuring FIPS 140-2 Level 2 or Level 3 security compliance.

You will gain knowledge about solutions and products available to design a hybrid infrastructure.

Why should you attend this course?

The Architecting on AWS course is ideal for those looking to improve their AWS cloud skills and propel their career path. With a high demand for AWS solutions architects and higher earning potential for trained employees, the AWS Certified Solutions Architect is the most-sought after profession.

  • Build highly scalable and cost effective applications.
  • Become an Amazon certified professional.
  • Market yourself as a Certified AWS Solutions Architect.
  • Land in high-ranked job roles in prestigious companies.

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You’ll gain a 360º understanding of Cloud computing core concepts including Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Private Cloud and Cloud Programming.

The tools used are Amazon Web Services platform, Putty and Puttygen.

Our AWS trainers possess 15+ years of experience and are working with AWS on a daily basis. They provide interactive and empirical training sessions which let students master required skills in real-world scenarios, giving them an edge in the industry.

You only need to have a stable internet connection and a laptop/PC.

The attendee must have at least 6 months of AWS Cloud experience in any role and basic understanding of IT services and uses in AWS Cloud platform would be beneficial.

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