Skill Level Intermediate
- [Sharif] Hi, I'm Sharif Nijim, and I'd like to welcome you to our course on preparing for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate Exam. Amazon Web Services, or AWS, is the global leader in cloud computing. As a way to verify that people possess expertise on how to operate within the AWS ecosystem, AWS offers a variety of certifications. The SysOps Administrator Associate is one of the introductory level AWS certifications. While it is an introductory level exam, you need to have a deep understanding of a number of knowledge domains in order to pass successfully and become certified.
You'll need to possess mastery over a pretty broad spectrum of knowledge, including knowing how to monitor for both cost and performance, how to design for high availability, and how to deconstruct and analyze complicated situations, solving them using tools from within the AWS ecosystem. You'll also need to demonstrate the knowledge required to build a complete environment in AWS, how to manage data, how to meet security objectives, and how to achieve connectivity goals through network configuration.
If it sounds like you'll need a lot of knowledge, you're right. This course is designed to increase your awareness of the topics which will be covered on the exam, give you tips on how to ensure that you are well-prepared, the exam format, how to register, and what to do when the big day comes. Let's dive in and get started.