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Experfy Team, Instructor - AWS Certified Developer—Associate Exam Training

Experfy Team

The Experfy Team consists of leading technologists based in Harvard Innovation Lab and forward-thinking tech companies.

Instructor: Experfy Team

Gain expertise in developing and maintaining applications on the AWS platform

Course Description

This course prepares you for AWS Certified Developer—Associate Exam Training and and is intended for individuals individuals who would like to perform a Developer role. The course will cover the following concepts: Design, develop and deploy cloud based solutions using AWS; Understand the core AWS services, uses, and basic architecture best practices; and Develop and maintain applications written for Amazon Simple Storage Services (S3), Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS), Amazon Simple Workflow Service (SWF), AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and AWS CloudFormation.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Pick the right AWS services for your application
  • Leverage AWS SDKs to interact with AWS services from your application
  • Write code that optimizes performance of AWS services used by your application
  • Understand code-level application security (IAM roles, credentials, encryption, etc.)

Prerequisites and Target Audience

What will students need to know or do before starting this course?

The following are pre-requisites for the course:
  •  Understanding of stateless and loosely coupled distributed applications
  • Familiarity developing with RESTful API interfaces
  • Basic understanding of relational and non-relational databases
  • Familiarity with messaging & queuing services

Who should take this course? Who should not?

Individuals who perform a Developer role and want to pass the AWS Certified Developer—Associate Exam.


Module 1: AWS Fundamentals

Lecture 1 How to design cloud services
Lecture 2 Database concepts
Lecture 3 Planning and design
Lecture 4 Architectural trade-off decisions: high availability vs. cost
Lecture 5 Architectural trade-off decisions: Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) vs. installing your own database on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Lecture 6 Amazon S3
Lecture 7 Amazon Simple Workflow Service (SWF)
Lecture 8 Messaging
Lecture 9 DynamoDB
Lecture 10 AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Lecture 11 AWS CloudFormation
Lecture 12 Elasticity and scalability
Quiz 1 AWS Fundamentals

Module 2: Designing and Developing

Lecture 13 Appropriate techniques to code a cloud solution
Lecture 14 Configuring an Amazon Machine Image (AMI)
Lecture 15 Programming with AWS APIs
Quiz 2 Designing and Developing

Module 3: Deployment and Security

Lecture 16 Cloud Security Best Practices
Lecture 17 Security for cloud deployment
Lecture 18 Security for cloud maintainance
Quiz 3 Recognize and implement secure procedures for optimum cloud deployment and maintenance
Lecture 19 Shared Security Responsibility Model
Lecture 20 AWS Platform Compliance
Lecture 21 AWS security attributes (customer workloads down to physical layer)
Lecture 22 Security Services
Lecture 23 AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Lecture 24 Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
Lecture 25 CIA and AAA models, ingress vs. egress filtering, and which AWS services and features fit
Quiz 4 Implementing security and right architecture for development, testing, and staging environments

Module 4: Debugging

Lecture 26 General troubleshooting
Lecture 27 Best Practices in debugging
Quiz 5 Debugging best practices


4 Reviews

Zan Sang T

July, 2017

This foundation course principally concentrates on assessing and growing your knowledge. The instructor has wonderful knowledge in giving basic and definite instructions in configuring an Amazon Machine Image.

Judah P

July, 2017

I discovered suitable tutors for this course. I could rely on this program to increase the knowledge I wanted to pick the right AWS services for our application. I have no programming capabilities, yet this class prepared me well for the exam.

Abhishek N

July, 2017

I came across this course and easily built up proficiency in forming and managing operations on the AWS. This training course has definitely helped me for the AWS exam.

bo P

July, 2017

It was a perfect strategy for getting ready for me to take this developer certification exam course handed over by the team. I constantly thought about how I can prepare for the AWS developer, and how serious it is. A spontaneous mode of organizing the course for the trainees to gain expertise in developing and maintaining applications on the AWS platform.