AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate - 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 SysOps certification 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 AWS  SysOps Certification Course includes instructor presentations, hands-on labs, demonstrations, and group knowledge checks

After Completing AWS SysOpss certification, Student 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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Highlights of AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate Certification

  • Our AWS SysOps Certification 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 can enroll for AWS SysOps Certification Training?

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

Prerequisites of AWS SysOps administrator certification

We recommend that attendees of this AWS SysOps certification exam course have the following prerequisites:

  • General IT business knowledge
  • General IT technical knowledge
  • Familiarity with general networking concepts
  • Basic knowledge of common data center architectures and components (servers, networking, databases, applications, and so on
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts
  • AWS Technical Essentials course (classroom or digital)
  • 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

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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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Dinesh Kumar Singh

Very good concept coverage by Satheesh and Siddharth.

Robin Thankachan

Amazing training sessions hosted by experienced trainers.

Remya Revi

Great and valuable training session. Thank you.

FAQs on AWS SysOps Certification Exam

To effectively manage and operate AWS environments, a certain set of skills and expertise are required to become an AWS SysOps specialist. Here are some key skills required to pursue a career in AWS SysOps; AWS Services Knowledge, System Administration, Networking Concepts, Security and Compliance, Disaster Recovery and High Availability and Continuous Learning.

Studying for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate exam calls for a combination of classroom instruction and practical application. You can follow the recommendations below to get ready for the test: Review the Exam Guide, Gain Hands-on Experience, Study AWS Documentation, Use Exam Preparation Resources, Join Study Groups or Forums and Practice Time Management.

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