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Aws Certified Solutions Architect (Saa-C02)

Damian Igbe

Last Update:

Aug. 31, 2022

Course Overview

This credential helps organizations identify and develop talent with critical skills for implementing cloud initiatives. Earning AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate validates the ability to design and implement distributed systems on AWS.

Suggested Prerequisite Courses


  • Account users and AWS IAM, roles and policies
  • Federating users
  •  Amazon Cognito
  • AWS Organizations
  • AWS Single Sign-On

Compute Part 1:

  • Amazon EC2
  • Amazon Machine Image (AMI)


  • Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)
  • Amazon S3
  • Amazon S3 Glacier
  • Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)
  • Amazon FSx
  • AWS Storage Gateway


  • Amazon RDS
  • Amazon Aurora
  • Amazon DynamoDB
  • Amazon ElastiCache
  • Amazon Redshift

Networking and Content Delivery:

  • Amazon VPC (and associated features)
  • Amazon API Gateway
  • Amazon CloudFront
  • AWS Direct Connect
  • AWS Global Accelerator
  • Amazon Route 53
  • AWS Transit Gateway

The well-architected Framework:

  • The whitepaper
  • Design projects
  • Projects, projects

Compute Part 2:

  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk
  • Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
  • Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS)
  • Elastic Load Balancing
  • AWS Fargate
  • AWS Lambda

Management and Governance:

  • AWS Auto Scaling
  • AWS Backup
  • AWS CloudFormation
  • AWS CloudTrail
  • Amazon CloudWatch
  • AWS Config
  • Amazon EventBridge (Amazon CloudWatch Events)
  • AWS Organizations
  • AWS Resource Access Manager
  • AWS Systems Manager
  • AWS Trusted Advisor


  • Amazon Athena
  • Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES)
  • Amazon EMR
  • AWS Glue
  • Amazon Kinesis
  • Amazon QuickSight

AWS Billing and Cost Management:

  • AWS Budgets
  • Cost Explorer

Application Integration (Decoupling Your Architecture):

  • Decoupling with Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
  • Decoupling with Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS)
  • Developing with Amazon MQ

Migration and Transfer:

  • AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS)
  • AWS DataSync
  • AWS Migration Hub
  • AWS Server Migration Service (AWS SMS)
  • AWS Snowball
  • AWS Transfer Family

Security, Identity, and Compliance:

  • AWS Certificate Manager (ACM)
  • AWS Directory Service
  • Amazon GuardDuty
  • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Amazon Inspector
  • AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS)
  • Amazon Macie
  • AWS Secrets Manager
  • AWS Shield

In the procedure that follows, you will perform the following tasks:

  • Create an Administrators group and give the group permission to access all of your AWS account's resources.
  • Create a user for yourself and add that user to the Administrators group.
  • Create a password for your user so you can sign in to the AWS Management Console.

You will grant the Administrators group permission to access all your available AWS account resources. Available resources are any AWS products you use, or that you are signed up for. Users in the Administrators group can also access your AWS account information, except for your AWS account's security credentials.

Lab: Creating IAM Admin User and Group

  1. Use your AWS account email address and password to sign in as the AWS account root user to the IAM console at
  2. Enable access to billing data for the IAM admin user that you will create.

1. On the navigation bar, choose your account name, and then choose My Account.

2. Next to IAM User and Role Access to Billing Information, choose Edit.
3. Select the check box to Activate IAM Access and choose Update.
4. On the navigation bar, choose Services and then IAM to return to the IAM

  1. In the navigation pane, choose Users and then choose Add user.
  2. For User name, type Administrator.
  3. Select the check box next to AWS Management Console access, select Custom password,

and then type your new password in the text box. By default, AWS forces the new user to create a new password when first signing in. You can optionally clear the check box next to User must create a new password at next sign-in to allow the new user to reset their password after they sign in.

  1. Choose Next: Permissions.
  2. On the Set permissions page, choose Add user to group.
  3. Choose Create group.
  4. In the Create group dialog box, for Group name type Administrators.
  5. Choose Filter policies, and then choose AWS managed - job function to filter the table contents.
  6. In the policy list, select the check box for AdministratorAccess. Then choose Create group.
  7. Back in the list of groups, select the check box for your new group. Choose Refresh if necessary, to see the group in the list.
  8. Choose Next: Tags.
  9. (Optional) Add metadata to the user by attaching tags as key-value pairs.
  10. Choose Next: Review to see the list of group memberships to be added to the new user.

When you are ready to proceed, choose Create user.

  • Instructor :Damian Igbe, PhD
  • Lectures :200
  • Duration :140
  • Enrolled :25 students
  • Language :English


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