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Advanced AWS Well-Architected Best Practices

  • Length 1 day
  • Price  NZD 850 exc GST
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Why study this course

This advanced technical-level course provides a deep dive into Amazon Web Services (AWS) best practices to help you perform effective and efficient AWS Well-Architected Framework Reviews. The course covers the phases of a review, including how to prepare, run, and get guidance after a review has been performed. Attendees should have familiarity with the AWS concepts, terminology, services, and tools that are covered in the intermediate, 200-levelAWS Well-Architected Best Practices.

This course provides an AWS Well-Architected Framework Review simulation and instructor-led group exercises and discussions regarding prioritising and solutioning risks. The content focuses on teaching learners how to prepare proposals on high and medium risk issues using the AWS Well-Architected Tool.

This course includes presentations, demonstrations, group exercise sessions, and knowledge checks.

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What you’ll learn

This course is designed to teach participants how to:

  • Recognise workload definition and key concepts

  • Identify the AWS Well-Architected Framework review phases, process, best practices, and anti-patterns

  • Identify high and medium risks

  • Prioritise improvements to the AWS Well-Architected workflow

  • Locate and use the AWS Well-Architected Framework white paper, labs, and prebuilt solutions in the AWS solutions library

  • Locate and use AWS Well-Architected independent software vendors (ISVs)

  • Locate and use the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program (WAPP)

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AWS at Lumify Work

Lumify Work is an official AWS Training Partner for Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines. Through our Authorised AWS Instructors, we can provide you with a learning path that’s relevant to you and your organisation, so you can get more out of the cloud. We offer virtual and face-to-face classroom-based training to help you build your cloud skills and enable you to achieve industry-recognised AWS Certification.

Who is the course for?

This course is intended for:

  • Solutions architects

  • Cloud practitioners

  • Data engineers

  • Data scientists

  • Developers

Course subjects

Module 1: AWS Well-Architected Framework Reviews

  • AWS Well-Architected Framework workload

  • AWS Well-Architected Framework review phases

  • AWS Well-Architected review approach, lessons learned, and use cases

  • AWS Well-Architected review best practices

  • AWS Well-Architected review anti-patterns

  • Knowledge check

Module 2: Customer Scenario Group Sessions

  • Customer Story

  • Demonstration of the workflow

  • Hands-on group exercise

  • Demonstration: Running a review in the Operational Excellence pillar

  • Role-play exercise: Running a review in the Security pillar

  • Role-play exercise: Running a review in the Reliability pillar

  • Role-play exercise: Running a review in the Performance Efficiency pillar

  • Role-play exercise: Running a review in the Cost Optimisation pillar

Module 3: Risk Solutions and Priorities

  • AWS Well-Architected Framework review engagement workflow

  • High risk and medium risk issues

  • Defining risks

  • Resolving high-risk issues (HRIs) and medium-risk issues (MRIs)

  • Group discussion: Identifying and resolving significant risks for:

    • Operational Excellence

    • Security

    • Reliability

    • Performance Efficiency

    • Cost Optimisation

    • Prioritising improvements

    • AWS Well-Architected improvement workflow

Module 4: Resources

  • Resource pages

  • AWS Well-Architected ISVs

  • AWS Well-Architected Partner Program (WAPP)

Module 5: Course Summary

  • Debrief

  • What’s next?

  • Course feedback

Please note: This is an emerging technology course. Course outline is subject to change as needed.


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