Solutions Architect - Professional

3 Steps 4 hours 28 Credits

Achieving AWS Certification requires hands-on experience. This quest helps you get hands-on practice with several key services as you prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Exam. Visit AWS Certification to learn more about this exam and find more resources to prepare.


This quest is designed to help you get hands-on practice with several key services which are addressed in the AWS Certified Solutions Architect –Professional exam blueprint.

Quest Outline


Working with Amazon CloudFront for Dynamic Content Acceleration

This lab demonstrates how to distribute a dynamic website using Amazon CloudFront's global network of edge locations. You will run a dynamic forum website using BitNami phpBB on Amazon EC2. Then you will create a CloudFront web distribution to deliver and receive your static and dynamic content from AWS edge locations. The majority of this lab will focus on creating a CloudFront distribution with the AWS Management Console, and then will examine the features of CloudFront that enable different types of dynamic content to be accelerated to the end user.


Hosting WordPress Using Amazon S3

This lab demonstrates how to host a Wordpress blog using Amazon S3. In order to successfully complete this exercise, you should be familiar with basic website concepts. This lab will cover creating and partially managing a WordPress blog on AWS; using the AWS Management Console; and creating and manipulating an Amazon S3 static website.


Building a Media Sharing Website - Part 1: Media Upload

This lab will demonstrate how to deploy a photo sharing website with a web interface for users to browse and store images. The application, written in Ruby on Rails, will use Amazon S3 for storage, Amazon DynamoDB for the database, and Amazon EC2 to host the web application.

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