Course Summary
Credit Type:
Self-Paced (20 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Cloud Architecture Management


The course objective is to prepare students in becoming a certified professional in the design and deployment of applications and systems on the AWS platform.

Learning Outcomes:

  • plan and use various AWS network and security solutions
  • manage virtual machine (VM) hibernation mode, modify instance types to support workloads, and configure EC2 instance Auto Scaling
  • use AWS Backup ensure business continuity for backed-up data
  • deploy and manage DNS name resolution for AWS services, S3 buckets, objects, and storage tiers and identify when to use AWS Storage Gateway and CloudFront
  • deploy and manage Linux and Windows EC2 instances, use common remote management tools, and work with instance fleets and Lightsail
  • deploy and manage containerized applications in the AWS Cloud
  • deploy and manage AWS Directory Service solutions and various AWS network firewall solutions
  • enable business continuity using various AWS disaster recovery and high availability solutions
  • plan the deployment and management of AWS databases, ElastiCache, EBS volumes, and EFS
  • manage IAM users, groups, roles, and policies secure access AWS resources
  • configure one or more AWS accounts using organizations and to automate resource deployment using templates
  • create and manage Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs), subnets, and Elastic IPs address cloud network needs

General Topics:

  • General Architecture
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Network Connectivity
  • DNS Name Resolution
  • S3 & CloudFront
  • Databases & Caching
  • Deploying EC2 Instances
  • Managing Instance Sizing
  • Application Containers
  • AWS Developer Services
  • Networking & Security
  • AWS Cryptographic Services
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Directory Services
  • Network & Web Firewalls
  • Governance & Automation
  • High Availability
  • AWS Backup
  • Managing AWS Costs
  • Monitoring AWS Services
  • Migration Strategies
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Computer Based Training
  • Laboratory
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials