Systems Operations on AWS (AWSSYS)

Course 1691

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

Systems Operations on AWS is designed to help new and existing AWS customers build and operate highly available, scalable, and reliable applications using the AWS Cloud. This course will teach you how to build processes by understanding key elements of application deployment, performance, and operations of AWS cloud resources.

Systems Operations on AWS (AWSSYS) Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Systems Operations on AWS (AWSSYS) Course Benefits

In this Systems Operations on AWS (AWSSYS) course, you will learn how to:

  • Run, stop, and terminate instances.
  • Determine and deploy appropriate Storage services.
  • Create EC2 -VPC subnets.
  • Monitor and inspect CloudWatch metrics related to your AWS resources.
  • Use AWS CloudFormation to automate builds and deployment.
  • Configure network Access Control Lists and network Security Groups.
  • Use tagging to group costs.
  • Set up web delivery logging for analysis.

Systems Operations on AWS (AWSSYS) Prerequisites

We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

  • Successfully completed AWS Technical Essentials (AWSE) course
  • Background in either software development or systems administration
  • Proficiency in maintaining operating systems at the command line, such as shell scripting in Linux environments or cmd/PowerShell in Windows
  • Basic knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP)

Systems Operations on AWS (AWSSYS) Exam Information

  • Multiple choice and multiple answer questions
  • 130 minutes to complete the exam
  • Exam available in English and Japanese

Systems Operations on AWS (AWSSYS) Course Outline

  • AWS Components
  • AWS Global Infrastructure
  • Compute (Virtualization, AZs, EC2 Instance Capacity
  • Types, Elastic Load Balancing)
  • Storage (Ephemeral, EBS, S3, Glacier)
  • Network (RDS, Elasticache)
  • Hands-on Labs: Run Instances, VPC
  • Static web content hosting (S3, CloudFront)
  • Log Delivery
  • Monitoring ( SNS, SES, CloudWatch)
  • Cloudwatch Console/CLI
  • Custom Metrics
  • Auto Scaling
  • Elastic Beanstalk
  • Hands-On Labs: S3 and CloudFront, CloudFormation
  • PHP w/Elastic Beanstalk, Alarm in CloudWatch
  • API Pages and Operations
  • AWS Access Control: IAM
  • Management (OpsWorks, CloudFormation)
  • Backup (AWS and On Premises, S3/Glacier)
  • Logging and Billing
  • Hands-On Labs: Log Pushing to S3, IAM,
  • Backup/Restore using CloudFormation

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Systems Operations on AWS (AWSSYS) Course FAQs

System administrators and others responsible for managing operations on the AWS platform.

Yes, this course is part of the following AWS certification:

  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate (ACSOAA)

The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate examination is intended for individuals with one to two years of experience as a systems administrator in a systems operations role. They are able to:

  • Deploy, manage, and operate scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on AWS.
  • Implement and control the flow of data to and from AWS.
  • Select the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data, or security requirements.
  • Identify appropriate use of AWS operational best practices.
  • Estimate AWS usage costs and identify operational cost control mechanisms.
  • Migrate on-premises workloads to AWS.

Before you take this exam, we recommend you take AWS Technical Essentials (AWSE) and have recommended AWS knowledge:

  • Minimum of 1-year hands-on experience with AWS
  • Experience managing/operating systems on AWS
  • Understanding of the AWS tenets – architecting for the cloud
  • Hands-on experience with the AWS CLI and SDKs/API tools
  • Understanding of network technologies as they relate to AWS
  • Understanding of security concepts with hands-on experience in implementing security controls and compliance requirements

and recommended general IT knowledge:

  • 1-2 years of experience as a systems administrator in a systems operations role
  • Understanding of virtualization technology
  • Monitoring and auditing systems experience
  • Knowledge of networking concepts (e.g., DNS, TCP/IP, and firewalls)
  • Ability to translate architectural requirements