Architecting on AWS

Learn the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on AWS so you can build scalable and resilient solutions in the cloud.

This course covers the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on the AWS platform. Students learn how to optimize the AWS Cloud by understanding how AWS services fit into cloud-based solutions. In addition, students explore AWS Cloud best practices and design patterns for architecting optimal IT solutions on AWS, and build a variety of infrastructures in guided, hands-on activities. The course also covers how to create fledgling architectures and build them into robust and adaptive solutions.


Architecting on AWS course objectives

This course is designed to teach you how to:

  • Make architectural decisions based on the AWS recommended architectural principles and best practices
  • Leverage AWS services to make your infrastructure scalable, reliable, and highly available
  • Leverage AWS managed services to enable greater flexibility and resiliency in an infrastructure
  • Make an AWS-based infrastructure more efficient in order to increase performance and reduce costs
  • Use the Well-Architected Framework to improve architectures with AWS solutions
Gain a wider understanding of AWS fundamentals and architecture.

Learn how to create scalable and reliable cloud environments

Get your questions answered by our AWS certified trainer.

Network with your industry peers and the Nordcloud team.

This course is intended for:

  • Solutions Architects
  • Solution Design Engineers


Day 1:

  • Introduction
  • The Simplest Architectures
  • Adding a Compute Layer
  • Adding a Database Layer
  • Networking on AWS Part 1

Day 2:

  • Networking on AWS Part 2
  • AWS Identity and Access Management
  • Elasticity, High Availability and Monitoring
  • Build an Environment for an Application

Day 3:

  • Automation
  • Caching
  • Building Decoupled Architectures
  • Microservices and Serverless Achitectures
  • RTO/RPO and Backup Recovery Setup
  • Optimizations and Review


This course allows you to test new skills and apply knowledge to your working environment through a variety of practical exercises. This course will be delivered through a mix of:



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