Course Overview

This AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate certification course from CloudThat is ideal for systems operators and anyone wanting to learn how to deploy, manage, and operate workloads on AWS. In addition, by attending this AWS Certified SysOps Administrator training, candidates also learn how to automate, secure, monitor, maintain and troubleshoot networks, systems, and services running on AWS to support business applications.

The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator course also offers candidates an understanding of specific AWS features, tools, and best practices related to these functions. This course includes instructor presentations, hands-on labs, demonstrations, and group knowledge checks.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Recognize the AWS services that support the different phases of Operational Excellence, a Well-Architected Framework pillar.
  • Manage access to AWS resources using AWS Accounts and Organizations and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM).
  • Maintain an inventory of in-use AWS resources using AWS services such as AWS Systems Manager, AWS CloudTrail, and AWS Config.
  • Develop a resource deployment strategy utilizing metadata tags, Amazon Machine Images, and Control tower to deploy and maintain an AWS cloud environment.
  • Automate resource deployment using AWS services such as AWS CloudFormation and AWS Service Catalog.
  • Use AWS services to manage AWS resources through SysOps lifecycle processes such as deployments and patches.
  • Configure a highly available cloud environment that leverages AWS services such as Amazon Route 53 and Elastic Load Balancing to route traffic for optimal latency and performance.
  • Configure AWS Auto Scaling and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud auto-scaling to scale your cloud environment based on demand.
  • Use Amazon CloudWatch and associated features such as alarms, dashboards, and widgets to monitor your cloud environment.
  • Manage permissions and track activity in your cloud environment using AWS services such as AWS CloudTrail and AWS Config.
  • Deploy your resources to an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), establish necessary connectivity to your Amazon VPC, and protect your resources from disruptions of service.
  • State the purpose, benefits, and appropriate use cases for mountable storage in your AWS cloud environment.
  • Explain the operational characteristics of object storage in the AWS cloud, including Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon S3 Glacier.
  • Build a comprehensive costing model to help gather, optimize, and predict your cloud costs using services such as AWS Cost Explorer and the AWS Cost & Usage Report.

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Key Features

  • Our AWS SysOps training modules have 50% - 60% hands-on lab sessions to encourage Thinking-Based Learning (TBL).
  • Interactive-rich virtual and face-to-face classroom teaching to inculcate Problem-Based Learning (PBL).
  • AWS certified instructor-led training and mentoring sessions to develop Competency-Based Learning (CBL).
  • Well-structured use-cases to simulate challenges encountered in a Real-World environment.
  • Being an authorized AWS Training Partner gives us an edge over competition.
  • Integrated teaching assistance and support through experts designed Learning Management System (LMS) and ExamReady platform.

Who Should Attend

  • System administrators and operators who are operating in the AWS Cloud
  • Informational technology workers who want to increase their system operations knowledge.


We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

  • Successfully completed the AWS Technical Essentials course
  • Background in either software development or systems administration
  • Proficiency in maintaining operating systems at the command line, such as shell scripting in Linux environments or cmd/PowerShell in Windows
  • Basic knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP)

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Day 1

Module 1: Introduction to System Operations on AWS

  • Systems operations
  • AWS Well-Architected Framework
  • AWS Well-Architected Tool

Module 2a: Access Management

  • Access management
  • Resources, accounts, and AWS Organizations

Module 2b: System Discovery

  • Methods to interact with AWS services
  • Introduction to monitoring services
  • Tools for automating resource discovery
  • Inventory with AWS Systems Manager and AWS Config
  • Troubleshooting scenario
  • Hands-On Lab: Auditing AWS Resources with AWS Systems Manager and AWS Config

Module 3: Deploy and Update Resources

  • Systems operations in deployments
  • Tagging strategies
  • Deployment using Amazon Machine Images (AMIs)
  • Deployment using AWS Control Tower
  • Troubleshooting scenario

Module 4: Automate Resource Deployment

  • Deployment using AWS CloudFormation
  • Deployment using AWS Service Catalog
  • Troubleshooting scenario
  • Hands-On Lab: Infrastructure as Code

Day 2

Module 5: Manage Resources

  • AWS Systems Manager
  • Troubleshooting scenario
  • Hands-On Lab: Operations as Code

Module 6a: Configure Highly Available Systems

  • Distributing traffic with Elastic Load Balancing
  • Amazon Route 53

Module 6b: Automate Scaling

  • Scaling with AWS Auto Scaling
  • Scaling with Spot Instances
  • Managing licenses with AWS License Manager
  • Troubleshooting scenario

Module 7: Monitor and Maintain System Health

  • Monitoring and maintaining healthy workloads
  • Monitoring distributed applications
  • Monitoring AWS infrastructure
  • Monitoring your AWS account
  • Troubleshooting scenario
  • Hands-On Lab: Monitoring Applications and Infrastructure

Module 8: Data Security and System Auditing

  • Maintaining a strong identity and access foundation
  • Implementing detection mechanisms
  • Automating incident remediation
  • Troubleshooting scenario
  • Hands-On Lab: Implementing IAM permissions boundaries

Day 3

Module 9: Operate Secure and Resilient Networks

  • Building a secure Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
  • Networking beyond the VPC
  • Troubleshooting scenario

Module 10a: Mountable Storage

  • Configuring Amazon Elastic Block Storage (Amazon EBS)
  • Sizing Amazon EBS volumes for performance
  • Using Amazon EBS snapshots
  • Using Amazon Data Lifecycle Manager to manage your AWS resources
  • Creating backup and data recovery plans
  • Configuring shared file system storage

Module 10b: Object Storage

  • Deploying Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) with Access Logs, Cross-Region Replication, and S3 Intelligent-Tiering
  • Hands-On Lab: Automating with AWS Backup for Archiving and Recovery

Module 11: Cost Reporting, Alerts, and Optimization

  • Gaining AWS cost awareness
  • Using control mechanisms for cost management
  • Optimizing your AWS spend and usage
  • Hands-On Lab: Capstone lab for SysOp


    • By earning Systems Operations on AWS certification, you will show your future or current employer that you have knowledge of AWS Cloud concepts.
    • Systems Operations on AWS certification can be used to gain mastery over all the system maintenance operations
    • On successful completion of Systems Operations on AWS certification training aspirants receive a Course Completion Certificate from us
    • By successfully clearing the Systems Operations on AWS certification exams, aspirants earn AWS Certification

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Frequently Asked Questions

System Operators and those who want to gain knowledge about deploying, managing and operating workloads on AWS should enrol for AWS Certified Sysops Administrator associate training. Through this course, they will also get a chance to learn new skills like automating, securing, monitoring, maintaining and troubleshooting networks, systems and services that are running on AWS to support business applications

The total cost of soa-c02 sysops administrator is ₹ 29900+18% GST as you don’t need to pass any other examination or course for enrolling. Even though there is a foundation course I.e., the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner that you can give before it but it is not mandatory. You also need add the cost of training or courses to the total cost that you will pay for the examination

The results of the soa-c02 exam are reported on a score of 100-1000. The minimum passing score is 720. Scaled scoring models are used to equate scores across different exam forms that may have different levels of difficultly. The score report includes a classification of performance at every level. This information provides feedback about exam performance.

AWS SysOps certification course is considered to the most difficult to crack among all the AWS associate level AWS certifications as it tests your knowledge of deploying and configuring every service in the cloud environment. This also means that it can be a tricky exam for those who don’t have practical experience.

How much time it takes to prepare for the AWS Certified Sysops Administrative associate certification depends on the amount of experience you have with Amazon Web services and how many components you make use of in your project but generally preparing for this exam should take 2-3 months.

It is not mandatory to take any exam while preparing for this exam but AWS recommends certain training programs such as AWS technical essentials, Systems Operations on AWS and AWS Certified SysOps Administrator-Associate Course for a deeper understanding of the AWS platform.

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