Architecting on AWS- Accelerator

Learn how to design cloud architectures, from small to enterprise-level designs, explore a variety of infrastructures through guided discussions and hands-on activity and build highly scalable and cost effective applications.

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This immersive, advanced-level, five-day course covers all aspects of how to architect for the AWS Cloud. Covering topics from Architecting on AWS and Advanced Architecting on AWS, this course is intended to teach you how to design cloud architectures, from small-scale designs to large-scale, enterprise-level designs. Starting with the AWS Well-Architected Framework, you'll also learn important architecting information for AWS services, including compute, storage, database, networking, security, monitoring, automation, optimization, benefits of decoupling applications and serverless, building for resilience, and understanding costs. It’s also recommended for learners who are preparing for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam. This course from Xebia Academy is also affordable considering the AWS Certification Cost in India.

Course overview

  • Level: Advanced
  • Type: Classroom (virtual and in person)
  • Length: 5 days

Key Features of the course

Intensive training

Get 5 days of interactive and intensive training

Expert level training

Top-notch level training to sculpt careers as an AWS Champion

Continuous Learning

The course includes case study based discussions and lab sessions

AWS Skills

Master the AWS skills and become a AWS Champion

Practice AWS

Learn to how apply relevant AWS services in your enterprise

Renowned AWS partner

Xebia is accredited partner for AWS Certification


Topics Covered

  • DAY 1 :
    • Module 1: Introduction
    • The real story of AWS
    • Well-Architected Framework
    • Six advantages of the cloud
    • Module 2: The Simplest Architectures
    • Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
    • Amazon S3 Glacier
    • Choosing AWS Regions for your architectures
    • Lab: Hosting a Static Website
    • Module 3: Adding a Compute Layer
    • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
    • Storage solutions for instances
    • Purchasing options such as dedicated host vs instances
    • Module 4: Adding a Database Layer
    • Relational vs non-relational
    • Managed databases
    • Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
    • Amazon DynamoDB
    • Amazon Neptune
    • Lab: Deploying a Web Application on AWS
    • Module 5: Networking in AWS – Part 1
    • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
    • CIDR and subnets
    • Public vs private subnets
    • NAT and internet gateway
    • Security groups
  • DAY 2 :
    • Module 6: Networking in AWS – Part 2
    • Virtual Private Gateway
    • VPN
    • VPC peering
    • Transit Gateway
    • VPC Endpoints
    • Elastic Load Balancer
    • Route 53
    • Lab: Creating a VPC
    • Module 7: AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
    • Account users and AWS IAM
    • Federating users
    • Amazon Cognito
    • Module 8: Organizations
    • Organizations
    • Multiple account management
    • Tagging strategies
    • Module 9: Elasticity, High Availability, and Monitoring
    • Elasticity vs inelasticity
    • Monitoring with CloudWatch, CloudTrail, and VPC Flow Logs
    • Auto scaling
    • Scaling databases
    • Lab: Creating a highly available environment
    • Module 10: Automation
    • Why automate?
    • AWS CloudFormation
    • AWS Quick Starts
    • AWS Systems Manager
    • AWS OpsWorks
    • AWS Elastic Beanstalk
  • DAY 3 :
    • Module 11: Deployment Methods
    • Why use a deployment method?
    • Blue green and canary deployment
    • Tools to implement your deployment methods
    • CI/CD
    • Lab: Automating infrastructure deployment
    • Module 12: Caching
    • When and why you should cache your data
    • Caching on AWS with Amazon CloudFront
    • Amazon ElastiCache (Redis/Memcached)
    • Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX)
    • Module 13: Security of Your Data
    • Shared responsibility model
    • Data classification
    • Encryption
    • Automatic data security
    • Module 14: Building Decoupled Architecture
    • Tight coupling vs loose coupling
    • Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS)
    • Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS)
    • Module 15: Optimizations and Review
    • Review questions
    • Best practices
    • Activity: Design and architecture - two trues and one lie
  • DAY 4 :
    • Module 16: Microservices
    • What is a microservice?
    • Containers
    • ECS
    • Fargate
    • EKS
    • Module 17: Serverless
    • Why use serverless?
    • Lambda
    • API Gateway
    • AWS Step Functions
    • Lab: Implementing a serverless architecture with AWS Managed Services
    • Module 18: Building for Resilience
    • Using managed services greatly increases resiliency
    • Serverless for resiliency
    • Issues with microservices to be aware of
    • DDoS
    • Lab: Amazon CloudFront content delivery and automating WAF rules
    • Module 19: Networking in AWS Part 3
    • Elastic Network Adapter
    • Maximum transmission units
    • Global Accelerator
    • Site to site VPN
    • Transit Gateway
    • Module 20: Understanding Costs
    • Simple monthly calculator
    • Right sizing your instances
    • Price sensitive architecture examples
  • Day 5 :
    • Module 21: Migration Strategies
    • Cloud migration strategies
    • Planning
    • Migrating
    • Optimizing
    • Lab: Application deployment using AWS Fargate
    • Module 22: RTO/RPO and Backup Recovery Setup
    • Disaster planning
    • Recovery options
    • Module 23: Final Review
    • Architecting advice
    • Service use case questions
    • Example test questions


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

  • Attended AWS Technical Essentials classroom training or have equivalent experience.
  • Working knowledge of distributed systems
  • Familiarity with general networking concepts
  • Working knowledge of multi-tier architectures
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts

What does Xebia provide differently?

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Certification Process

  • 01

    Enroll in Architecting on AWS- Accelerator course

  • 02

    Attend the Architecting on AWS- Accelerator training

  • 03

    Get certified as an Architecting on AWS- Accelerator

Industry Connect

Who should attend this course?

  • Solutions architects who are new to designing and building cloud architectures

  • Data center architects who are migrating from on-premises environment to cloud architectures

  • Other IT/cloud roles who want to understand how to design and build cloud architectures

What skills will you learn in the course?

Make architectural decisions based on AWS architectural principles and best practices.

Use AWS services to make your infrastructure scalable, reliable, and highly available.

Use AWS Managed Services to enable greater flexibility and resiliency in an infrastructure.

Make an AWS-based infrastructure more efficient to increase performance and reduce costs.

Use the Well-Architected Framework to improve architectures with AWS solutions.

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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This is an expert level course which requires prior experience of AWS. The level of difficulty solely depends upon the experience the attendee has. If you’re well-versed with the core of AWS, you can easily grasp this course.

In this training course, Group Assignments, labs and papers are included.

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.

It’s a 5 day course (half days).

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