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AWS Certification BootCamp for Solutions Architect – Professional: SAP-C01

Amazon Web Services

Duration: 4 Days


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

Taking up this course will help you to prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional Level exam – SAP-C01  and clear it. We will have sample tests at the end of the course to help you gain experience and practice.

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional exam is intended for individuals who perform a solutions architect role with two or more years of hands-on experience managing and operating systems on AWS.

Why You Need to Become AWS Certified?

  • With 31% market share in Cloud computing, AWS is undoubtedly a leader
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  • 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 – SAP-C00.

Who Should Attend

  • IT Professionals who want to learn to develop highly scalable, available, cost-efficient and failure tolerant systems on AWS.
  • IT Professionals who want to clear the AWS Certification exam – SAP-C00.
  • 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.

  • Should have hands-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

Hybrid Cloud with VPC

  • Customer Gateway / Virtual Private Gateway
  • VPN connections with VPC
    • Static VPNS on AWS
    • Dynamic VPNS(BGP) on AWS
    • Architecting VPNS for high availability
    • AWS VPN CloudHub
    • Migration to/Running a Hybrid Cloud
    • VPN Pricing

Hands-on: Extending in house network to AWS via a VPN Gateway & Customer Gateway and connecting through a VPN Tunnel.


  • DirectConnect with VPC
  • Public/Private Interfaces
  • Scaling Direct Connect
  • Pricing: Comparison vs Internet Transfer

Advanced VPC Options

  • Network ACLs
  • DHCP Options Sets
  • Elastic Network Interface

Simple WorkFlow Service

  • SWF Domains
  • Deciders
  • Workers
  • Workflow Lifecycle
  • Use Cases

Hands-on: Generating process pipeline on AWS via SWF

Day 2

Security on AWS

  • AWS CloudHSM
  • AWS Certificate Manager (CloudFront ELB certificates)
  • DDOS protection: AWS WAF
  • LDAP and AD on AWS

Advance ELB

  • ELB Architecture
  • Cross Zone Load Balancing
  • External vs. Internal Load Balancers
  • ELB IP Address & Scaling in VPC


  • RedShift Clusters
  • Cluster Types
  • Data Modelling
  • Security & Authorization
  • RDS vs RedShift
  • Use Cases

Hands-on: Starting up a RedShift Cluster

Data Pipeline

  • Data Nodes
  • Activities
  • Schedules
  • Pipeline Lifecycle

Hands-on Lab: Migrating data from RDS to Redshift using Data pipeline


  • Delivery Methods
    • Topics
    • Apps for Mobile Push Notifications
  • Use Cases
    • Monitoring & Alerts
    • Fanout with SQS

Day 3

Advance DynamoDB

  • Managing load spikes with SQS
  • Cost Optimization
  • Key Design
  • Indexes & Strategies
  • IAM Integration
  • Web Federation with DynamoDB

Elastic Beanstalk

  • Applications
  • Environments
  • Managing Deployments

Hands-on Lab: Deployment management for dev and test environments


  • Stacks & Layers
  • Events
  • Chef Recipes
  • Comparison with Beanstalk & CloudFormation

Hands-on: Deploying an Opsworks stack


  • Features
  • Usage & Limitations


  • Kinesis Streams
  • Architecting applications with Kinesis
  • Comparison with SQS

Day 4

Storage Gateway

  • Configuration Options & Architecture
  • Gateway Cached Vs Gateway Stored
  • Pricing
  • Use Cases


  • Cluster Types
  • Cluster considerations for MemcacheD / Redis
  • Replication Groups
  • Elasticache Cluster Client


  • EMR Clusters
  • Data Storage Options
  • Use Cases
  • Demo

Architecture Discussion & Best Practices

  • SQS long polling and other use cases
  • Multi­Region deployment
  • Finding performance bottlenecks
  • Optimizing for cost
  • Building an Analytics Pipeline on AWS

Career Path

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About The Trainer

Bhavesh Goswami Founder & CEO


Bhavesh Goswami the Founder & CEO of CloudThat Technologies, is a leading expert in Cloud Computing space with over a decade of experience. 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. Later 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 powers all of the Microsoft’s Online Services, including Bing. After living in the USA for over 10 years, he came to India in search of a challenge and Co-Founded CloudThat Technologies. He has personally trained over thousands of people on various Cloud technologies like AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google App Engine and more since early 2012. Bhavesh 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’. He has authored numerous research papers and patents in various fields. He is passionate about technology and keeps the company up to date on latest Cloud technologies & market trends. He holds following Certifications:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Level
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional Level
  • MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer)
  • MCSD (Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer)

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  • 26 Jun 2021 - 4 Jul 2021 (Sat - Sun)
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