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AWS Solutions Architect Certification BootCamp – Level 4


Duration: 4 Days


This course is an advanced course on Amazon Web Services (AWS) covering various service level features, advanced architecture principles and design patterns with hands on, lab exercises to build better understanding. This course assumes that the candidate is already familiar with AWS and has practical experience to work with different AWS services.

Another aim of the course is to help you prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional Level exam – and clear it. We will have sample tests at the end of the course to help you gain experience and practice.

Why get an AWS Professional Certification?

  • Click here to read Bhavesh’s blog article about need for certification.
  • There are very few people globally who have professional level certification. So this course provides you an opportunity to prepare for professional level certification exam and be part of that group.
  • AWS Certification will help you achieve
    • The Ability to demonstrate skills, knowledge and expertise in designing and deploying projects on the AWS platform.
    • Recognition and Visibility for your skills.
    • Credibility with employers and peers.
  • You will receive a certification credential which is a logo badge and title that may be used in business cards and other collateral to show that you are AWS Certified.
  • AWS provides cloud computing services that enable a business to build sophisticated and scalable applications. Therefore knowledge about these services and learning how to work with them on the Cloud is crucial for businesses and Professionals who are or will be working on the cloud.

Participants will need to purchase the certificate exam voucher separately if they want to get certified by AWS.


  • To achieve in-depth knowledge of advanced capabilities of AWS and architect large scale infrastructure for enterprises
  • To attain skills to clear the AWS Solutions Architect Certification Exam at professional level.

Who Should Attend

  • IT Professionals who wants to learn to develop highly scalable, available, cost-efficient and failure tolerant system on AWS.
  • IT Professionals who want to clear the AWS Certification exam.
  • People who are already AWS Certified Solutions Architect at Associate Level & want to pursue higher certifications.


This is NOT a beginners AWS class. Prior experience with AWS is necessary.

  • Hand-on experience in S3, EC2, ELB, RDS, Auto-Scaling, VPC, IAM, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, EMR, RedShift, Data-Pipeline, Elastic BeanStalk (This knowledge can be acquired by attending  AWS Level-2  and AWS Level-3 courses offered by CloudThat).
  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate Level Certification is mandatory to attend this training.


Course Outline

Here is the abated version of course outline. Contact us for more information.

Day 1

  1. Hybrid Cloud with VPC
    • Customer Gateway / Virtual Private Gateway
    • VPN connections with VPC
    • Hands on Lab: Setting up VPN tunnel with VPC
  2. Advanced VPC Options
    • Network ACLs
    • DHCP Options Sets
    • Elastic Network Interface
  3. Simple WorkFlow Service
    • SWF  Domains
    • Deciders / Workers
    • Workflow Lifecycle
    • Use Cases
    • Hands on Lab:Generating process pipeline on AWS via SWF

Day 2

  1. Advance ELB
    • ELB Architecture
    • Cross Zone Load Balancing
    • External vs. Internal Load Balancers
    • ELB IP Address & Scaling in VPC
  2. RedShift
    • RedShift Clusters / Cluster Types
    • Data Modeling
    • Security & Authorization
    • RDS vs RedShift
    • Use Cases
  3. Data Pipeline
    • Data Nodes / Activities
    • Schedules
    • Pipeline Lifecycle
    • Hands on Lab:Migrating data from RDS to Redshift using Data pipeline
  4. SNS
    • Delivery Methods
    • Use Cases
  5. DirectConnect
    • DirectConnect with VPC

Day 3

  1. Advance DynamoDB
    • Managing load spikes with SQS
    • Cost Optimization
    • Key Design
    • Indexes & Strategies
    • IAM Integration
    • Web Federation with DynamoDB
  2. Elastic Beanstalk
    • Applications
    • Environments
    • Managing Deployments
    • Hands on Lab: Deployment management for dev and test environments
  3. OpsWorks
    • Stacks & Layers
    • Events
    • Chef Recipes
    • Comparison with Beanstalk & CloudFormation
  4. CloudTrail
    • Features
    • Usage & Limitations
  5. Kinesis
    • Kinesis Streams
    • Architecting applications with Kinesis
    • Comparison with SQS

Day 4

  1. Storage Gateway
    • Configuration Options & Architecture
    • Use Cases
    • Hands on Lab: Setting up Storage Gateway
  2. Elasticache
    • Cluster Types
    • Cluster considerations for Memcache / Redis
    • Replication Groups
    • Elasticache Cluster Client
  3. EMR
    • EMR Clusters
    • Data Storage Options
    • Use Cases
  4. Architecture Discussion & Best Practices
    • SQS long polling and other use cases
    • Multi-Region deployment
    • Finding performance bottlenecks
    • Optimizing for cost
    • Online Sample Certification Simulation Test

Career Path

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About The Trainer

Bhavesh Goswami
Co-Founder & CEO

Bhavesh is working in Cloud Computing space for over 10 years; he was in the initial development team of Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) at Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Seattle. He honed his Cloud Computing skills at Amazon where he helped ship the first version of S3 in 2006. He moved to Microsoft after over three years at Amazon to take up the challenge to help manage Cosmos, the Cloud storage and Big Data computational engine that power all of the Microsoft’s Online Services, including Bing.

Bhavesh has personally trained over 1000 professionals since early 2012. He has spoken at various Cloud and Big Data conferences and events like ‘7th Cloud Computing & Big Data’ and have been the Key Note Speaker at ‘International Conference on Computer Communication and Informatics’.

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Upcoming Batches

Bangalore Enroll
  • 24 Jun, 2017 - 2 Jul, 2017 (Sat - Sun)
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