Amazon Web Services Cloud Computing Architecture

Course Date:

Registration Period:

60 hours / 15 days

6:30pm - 10:30pm, Monday and Thursday

Mode of Training:

T932, Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

Cloud Computing Architecture is an AWS Academy curriculum designed to help students develop technical expertise in cloud computing and prepare them for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification exam.

The curriculum is delivered through instructor-led classes, hands-on labs, and project work. Students have access to course manuals, online knowledge assessments, and hands-on labs.

Course Objective

Cloud Computing Architecture teaches students how to:

• Identify the value and benefits of cloud computing and AWS
• Understand methods and tools to maintain security and protect data
• Explain the financial advantages of the AWS cloud
• Navigate the AWS Management Console
• Differentiate between AWS storage options
• Understand AWS compute and networking options
• Describe and use AWS database options
• Identify deployment and management options
• Make decisions based on recommended architectural principles and best practices
• Create a cloud migration roadmap and plan
• Use AWS to make infrastructure scalable
• Create a business continuity plan and achieve high availability
• Create event-driven scaling
• Automate the deployment of cloud resources
• Design architectures to decouple infrastructure and reduce interdependencies
• Optimize data storage for static content
• Identify best practices prescribed in the Well-Architected framework
• Identify and solve common configuration and design issues
• Differentiate between architectures for data processing and analytics, mobile back-ends, and
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• Understand the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam structure and questions

Course Outline

UNIT 1: Introduction to Cloud Computing
• What is Cloud Computing?
• Leveraging Cloud Computing
• Cloud Economics and Total Cost of Ownership

UNIT 2: Getting Started with AWS
• AWS Compute, Storage, and Networking
• AWS Security, Identity, and Access Management
• AWS Database Options
• AWS Elasticity and Management Tools

UNIT 3: Architecting on AWS
• Part 1: Introduction to System Design
• AWS Essentials Review
• Designing Your Environment
• System Design for High Availability (Part I & II)
• Part 2: Automation and Serverless Architectures
• Event-Driven Scaling
• Automating Your Infrastructure
• Mid-curriculum project
• Decoupling Your Infrastructure
• Designing Web-Scale Storage
• Part 3: Well-Architected Best Practices
• Introducing the Well-Architected Framework
• Well-Architected Pillar 1: Security
• Well Architected Pillar 2: Reliability
• Well Architected Pillar 3: Performance Efficiency
• Well Architected Pillar 4: Cost Optimization
• Part 4: Deployment and Implementation
• Design Patterns and Sample Architectures
• Final project

Suitable For

Undergraduate, Graduate or Professionals seeking cloud computing expertise.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Cloud Computing Architecture requires a strong foundation in IT concepts and skills.

Award / Certification / Accreditation

Certificate of Completion by AWS and Singapore Polytechnic Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate)

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRs Singapore Citizens Others
Non-SME sponsored 1Sponsored by SME 2Aged 40 and above
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click herePlease submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.

Funding Incentives

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Register for Interest

Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
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c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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